Archive - Aug 2014 - News Article
Monetary figures discussed at Wednesday night’s meeting of the Adams Health Network board of trustees continued to be positive with the hospital showing a surplus of $76,268 in June.
The River Greenway Trail offers walkers a chance to get up-close and personal with nature, like this fawn who was spotted lunching just off the path Wednesday afternoon.
Chad L. Hunter, who manages the Decatur Farmer’s Market, was at the market Thursday afternoon with some of his produce.
The city of Decatur will grow by approximately 140 acres if action taken by the Adams Health Network Board of Trustees is approved by governmental officials.
The trustees unanimously adopted a voluntary petition for annexation prepared by hospital attorney Adam Miller that would shift property — including the ground the hospital and Adams Woodcrest occupy — to be within the city limits instead of being rural property.
The Adams County Courthouse and Service Complex continue to require upgrades and improvements, Building Maintenance Supervisor Dave Meyer informed the Adams County Commissioners at their regular weekly meeting Monday.
A large crane blocked a portion of 2nd Street in downtown Decatur Wednesday morning as air conditioning units were lifted off the former bank building that will — in the near future — serve as the new home for Decatur City Hall. According to City Operations Manager Jeremy Gilbert, the units were removed to allow crews to do roof repairs and will be reinstalled at a later date.
Fred Edgell will claim the honor of being the oldest Veteran to go to Washington, D.C., on Honor Flight No. 14 of Northeast Indiana when the group departs Oct. 1. Edgell is a World War II veteran and a resident at Adams Heritage Nursing Facility in Monroeville. He will celebrate his 99th birthday Sept. 17.
Egdell will be accompanied by his guardian, Chris Mowery, a physical therapy assistant employed by Adams Health Network.
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A discussion that spanned three city council meetings during the past six weeks regarding a garage sale ordinance designed to regulate the duration and number of rummage sales in Berne has finally come to an end.
Work on the new Decatur Police Department building continued to progress as Ed Spangler of Piqua Repairs used a crane to set the roof rafters in place earlier this week.
Decatur Mayor John Schultz appeared before the Adams County Commissioners Monday afternoon to officially ask them to consider locating the planned new superior court complex on 1st Street — at the site where the adandoned Schaeffer building currently sits — rather than a location on 3rd Street, where demolishing the Collier Insurance Building and a private residence to accommodate the construction would be required to complete the construction.