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Members of the AC volleyball sectional championship team proudly took their place in Monday's Callithumpian parade in Decatur.
The South Adams school board met recently for a work session and discussed mutual school board and superintendant goals. Superintendent Scott Litwiller provided a list of eight primary areas he felt might be the most important items for the board to consider in offering him guidance in prioritizing those objectives for the future.
Two candidates are seeking election to the District 2 seat on the Adams Central Schools’ board of education in the Nov. 4 general election.
Steve Maller, who currently holds the board seat, resides at 739S 700W-1, Bluffton. He was appointed in 2000 to complete an unexpired term and has since been elected three consecutive terms.
Brett Eisberg resides at 4858W S.R. 124, Decatur. He is making his first attempt at elected office.
Safety Park in Decatur was the place to be early Saturday afternoon as hundreds of area youngters and their parents lined up for an afternoon of safe Trick-or-Treating. Local merchants and fraternal and service organizations manned stations to pass out treats for the costumed characters.
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Youngsters from Decatur and the surrounding area flocked to the Riverside Center Thursday night for the Decatur Rotary Club’s 34th annual poster-paining contest. In the photo above, Lachelle Rehm and Taylor Brown work on their masterpieces.
There may still be a hiring freeze in place for Adams County government, but as winter approaches it appears to be thawing.
In the last couple of months, county officials have approved the employment of additional full-time help at the clerk of court’s office, the health department, Golden Meadows Home and the sheriff’s department. Monday, the Adams County Commissioners agreed to another new hire.
The halls of Adams Memorial Hospital were filled with Trick-or-Treaters Thursday evening, including the crew pictured at right. In front is Julienna Augustyniak, 5. In back from left are Arrista Heare, 12, Krissy Mendez, 11, and Madison Sutherland, all of Decatur.
Marijuana use is on the rise in Adams County, and the debate over the possible legalization of the substance — and the ramifications were that to happen — was the main topic of conversation Wednesday during a special “Marijuana in Our Community” meeting held at Adams Memorial Hospital.
Several community members gathered to hear panelists outline the current state of marijuana use in Adams County, what can be done to curb its use and how the legal community can help those with addiction problems.
That’s the topic that has been featured daily for the past several months in newspapers, radio talk shows, television news and in social media across the United States.
It was also discussed Wednesday night by members of the Adams Health Network Board of Trustees at their regular monthly meeting held at the Adams Heritage Nursing Home near Monroeville.