Adams County Sheriff’s Department Confinement Officer James McCullough used “excessive force” in the treatment of an inmate, according to the official finding of the Board of Adams County Commissioners.
No Swiss, no theme, no approval. That’s what businesses looking to build in Berne may hear if a proposed ordinance requiring new firms and current businesses to have a Swiss-themed building is approved by the Berne City Council.
Under the proposed ordinance, a committee made up of two council representatives, two representatives of the city plan commission, the mayor and two citizens appointed by the mayor would have final approval of any future business design in the city of Berne.
Officer Corey Hamm of the Decatur Police Department was among several law enforcement officers from throughout Adams County to take part in the Fraternal Order of Police’s annual “Shop with a Cop” event to benefit needy children in the community. In total, 33 county youngsters were selected to participate in the shopping spree, held Sunday at the Decatur Walmart store.
Photo by J Swygart