Archive - Oct 2013 - News Article
Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson told an audience at the Woodcrest Campus Center Wednesday that if a solicitation to invest hard-earned funds sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
Lawson spoke to about 20 people on the topic of “Seniors and Investment Fraud” and outlined how her office is standing ready to help persons, especially senior citizens, strike back against scam artists who prey on elderly victims.
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Due to the likelihood of inclement weather this evening, officials in the town of Geneva have moved Trick-or-Treat hours, originally scheduled for later today, to Friday between the hours of 5:30-7 p.m.
Wes Kuntzman, director of the Decatur Chamber of Commerce, reported Wednesday that Decatur’s community-wide Trick-or-Treat event will still be held today. Those who do not wish to be outside may Trick-or-Treat at Woodcrest and Evergreen Court from 3-6 p.m. or at Walmart from 4-6 pm.
The science curriculum at Adams Central Schools has been targeted for criticism by a worldwide organization working “to protect the principle of separation between church and state.” And officials at the school have deflected that criticism.
The annual Berne Halloween Parade, sponsored by the Berne Democratic Party Central Committee, was held Tuesday evening in the city. Among the participants were, from left, Austin Dailey, Josh Hofsetter, James Rutledge and Laromie Journey. More photos from the parade may be seen in today's print or online editions.
Photo by Jannaya Andrews.
Bellmont fans, all decked out in pink, celebrate the Squaws’ four-set victory over Delta to claim the school’s 13th regional volleyball tournament title Tuesday night at BHS. For a complete game story, see today's print or online editions.
Photo by Dylan Malone
Adams County Commissioners and County Attorney Mark Burry revisited discussions surrounding the possible construction of a telecommunications tower during Monday’s regular weekly meeting.
Last April the commissioners accepted bids for the construction of a 180-foot tower to accommodate and upgrade the county’s 911 and sheriff’s dispatch communications system, which is prone to dead zones and areas with severe interference problems with other communication devices.
The voting has concluded and winners have been announced in the 2013 Callithumpian Baby Photo contest.
Photos of area toddlers have been on display throughout most of October at the Decatur Walgreens pharmacy,123 N. 13th Street. Store patrons have had the opportunity to vote for their favorite photo during that time, with every dollar donated to the Callithumpian Festival good for 10 votes.
Prizes have been awarded to the top three entrants.
Dave Haggard, shown with his family, was the Grand Marshall of this year's Callithumpian Parade.
Photo by Mike Lamm
Gunner and Krosbi Butler mug for the camera during Trick-or-Treat activities Saturday at Safety Park. The event was part of the annual Callithumpian Festival.
Photo by Ashley Thieme