Archive - Aug 2013 - News Article
Adams County Memorial Hospital (AMH) interim Chief Executive Officer JoEllen Eidam, meeting with the Adams Health Network (AHN) board on Wednesday night, reported on the success the hospital has had marketing its involvement with the Stroke Now network.
A framed Indiana National Guard jersey bearing the number of the late Spc. Nick Taylor, a former South Adams Starfire, was presented to the Taylor family prior to the kickoff of the Stars' season opener last week.
Making the presentation was Lt. Col. Shaun Gardner of the National Guard, shown at right in accompanying photo by J Swygart.
An identical framed jersey was presented to South Adams High School Principal Trent Lehman, to be hung in the school.
When the sun rises over Swiss Heritage Village & Museum in Berne on Saturday, September 7, the atmosphere will carry visitors back to the 1800s, transported by the sights and sounds of an era gone by to a time when the pace of life was slower and families had to work together to sustain themselves.
Numerous ideas were proposed at the town hall meeting held at the Riverside Center on Tuesday night. An energetic crowd gathered to discuss downtown renovations, building proposals, trail extensions, and river front improvements.
By pulling ideas from other successful communities the city of Decatur is hoping to create an atmosphere that allows for fun, culture, arts, and industry. A place to call home, a place to raise children, and a place for tourist to stop.
After several continuous months of positives balances at the end of the month, the Adams Memorial Hospital (AMH) bottom line was $35,807 in the red at the end of July, according to a statement released Wednesday at the monthly meeting of the Adams Health Network (AHN) Board of Trustees.
Thick fog blanketed the area this morning, prompting one public school system to delay the start of classes.
As of 9:30 a.m., Adams Central schools were on a two-hour delay. Also as of that time, North Adams and South Adams systems were still operating on their regular schedules.
Jay County Schools were on a three-hour delay.
A large number of people were in attendance at the town hall meeting at Riverside Center on Tuesday night to discuss upcoming ideas for the downtown area.
The mission of the mayor's advisory group is to attract, retain, and engage citizens. By focusing on the upcoming generations the hope is to prepare the city so that families want to live here, raise their children here, and be educated here.
Adams County Maintenance Director Dave Meyer reported to the county commissioners on Monday that brick sales for a veteran's memorial at the Peace Monument are proceeding nicely, with "right at 600 bricks" currently sold.
Meyer noted that he was pleased with the progress, adding its "pretty cool that Decatur has that type of project" in the works.
The 100-year-old monument was rededicated on Saturday, and the sales of bricks are helping finance the restoration of the monument.
Berne is one step closer to renovations of the city's sewer system after bonds for the project were reviewed and accepted Monday by city council.
The city received a estimates from Boze, McKinney and Evans Law Firm out of Indianapolis and Barnes and Thomburg law firm of Fort Wayne for bonds both with and without a Bond Anticipation Note (BAN).