The dispatch center at the Decatur police station on Third St. was officially closed down on Wednesday.
Now, calls to the police department's telephone number, 724-3123, will be answered by an electronic operator, and the caller will be asked to hang up and call 911 if it is an emergency or to call 724-5345 for all other calls. The call to 724-5345 will be answered by someone in the communications center in the Adams County Jail
The Adams County Highway Department finished applying chip-n-seal to county roads last week, according to Superintendent Mark Mitchel.
Mitchel told the Adams County Commissioners Monday the department covered approximately 83 miles of roadway this year.
"That's the most we've done in a long time," said Mitchel. "Some of those roads haven't been done for nine or ten years."
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Sate Fair enters its 156th year with great expectations. Never before has the fair offered so many notable free stage concerts or as much free family programming all over the fairgrounds, including a full slate of shows, sports and events at the Hoosier Lottery Grandstand.