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August 13th

NA enrollment down only 8 from last year

August 13, 2014

    North Adams Community Schools welcomed 1,746 students through its various doors Tuesday as classes for the 2014-15 school year got under way.
    Greeting those students were some three dozen new faces in the teaching ranks — from kindergarten through high school — and a handful of other teachers who have switched roles since school ended in May of this year.

First day of school goes well for county schools

August 13, 2014

     April Saam (carrying her daughter Eliza) and Shelby Rector walk their sons Jackson Bingham and Wyatt Mann to their first day of school at South Adams Elementary Tuesday morning. All three county schools opened Tuesday, and their respective boards of education met later in the day.

 

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August 13, 2014

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August 12th

Slow going on jail, court properties

August 12, 2014

    County officials continue to wait for appraisals for the 162-acre Miller property off Winchester Street in Decatur, a site being considered as the location for a new county jail. A similar wait is under way on appraisals on two properties on 3rd Street in Decatur that are being considered for the site of a new superior court complex, Adams County Attorney Mark Burry informed Adams County Commissioners Monday afternoon.

Berne budget estimate gets council’s OK

August 12, 2014

    It’s August and for many area governments that means one thing: It’s budget time. The city of Berne is no exception as city council held its first hearing of the 2015 budget Monday evening.
    Berne Clerk-Treasurer Gwen Maller laid out the proposed figures for council, reminding the group the figures to this point are only estimates as final numbers from the state are not in yet.

Adams County students return to studies

August 12, 2014

     Looks ranging from nervousness to excitement were on the faces of students this morning as classes at all three school districts in Adams County started for a new school year. Students at South Adams School are shown here as they made their way to their classrooms.

Wiffleball returns to Wren this weekend

August 12, 2014

    The Wrenway Park Wiffleball Warehouse has announced rural Wren resident Darryl “DD” Strickler has been given the honor of throwing out the first pitch of this year’s wiffleball tournament, scheduled to begin with opening ceremonies at 5:45 p.m. Friday.

August 11th

Adams Co. teen jailed for weapons violations

August 11, 2014

      A rural Adams County teenager was arrested Friday after a brief investigation into weapons violations. Zachary T. Fiechter, 18, was jailed on a preliminary felony charge of dangerous control of a firearm, according to the Adams County Sheriff’s Department.

     Police did not elaborate on why the charge was brought against Fiechter or how the investigation started.  

Storybook Sounds

August 11, 2014

      Pat Briede provided the musical entertainment at Storybook Park in Decatur during the regular second- and fourth-Sunday event.

Fifth annual cardboard boat race

August 11, 2014

     Captain Mae Boczynski and First Mate Megan Boczynski powered the aptly-named M&M boat toward the finish line Saturday in the Decatur-Adams County Parks and Rec Department’s fifth annual cardboard boat races.
 

    Tonight the Adams Central Jets host Eastside at the Landing Strip in Monroe. The...
    The annual Kekionga Greenway Gallop 5k commenced once again on Sunday with...
    The Bellmont Squaws won the cross country invitational they hosted Wednesday...

 

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