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December 3rd

Decatur to add ‘coordinator’ to oversee Stellar efforts

December 3, 2014

    It was assured at Tuesday’s city council meeting that Decatur is going to be hiring someone to become what is now being called a “community coordinator.” The final title could come in one of several forms — marketing director, vice mayor, economic development director — but it will in all likelihood be a full-time position.

Free coats for kids on Saturday

December 3, 2014

    Knights of Columbus Council 864, Decatur, will offer free coats for kids during an event to be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the St. Mary’s Parish Hall.

Free coats for kids on Saturday

December 3, 2014

    Knights of Columbus Council 864, Decatur, will offer free coats for kids during an event to be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the St. Mary’s Parish Hall.

In the Christmas spirit

December 3, 2014

    Hudson Conkling of Decatur was multi-taking Monday evening — working on some holiday crafts at the Decatur branch of the Adams Public Library while sucking on a candy cane at the same time.

 

December 2nd

Court decision urgency expressed

December 2, 2014

    A two-hour work session by the Adams County Commissioners Monday morning with a representative of the architectural firm of Schenkel/Schultz and the contractor Construction Control Inc. proved helpful in clarifying location options for a new superior court building as well as reducing the overall cost of the new county jail.
    Schenkel/Schultz Principal Dave Sholl presented three options for where to locate the superior court structure, noting the “floor plans remain relatively the same no matter what site we put it on.”

Swan Lake

December 2, 2014

    Two of a wedge of a half dozen swans take flight after being spooked by the photographer Monday afternoon along the Adams-Jay County Line, near the Limberlost Swamp Wetlands Preserve. A flock of sandhill cranes was also reported to be in that area Monday but eluded the photographer’s lens.
 

Feeling crafty

December 2, 2014

   Morgan Huss of Decatur was among the youngsters who gathered for crafts, and a visit with Santa, at the Adams Public Library in Decatur Monday evening.

 

December 1st

Nominees sought by chamber

December 1, 2014

    The Decatur Chamber of Commerce annually recognizes one outstanding individual and two superb businesses with its organization awards.
    According to a chamber press release, The Stephen Decatur award is given to an individual who has gone above and beyond ordinary service to the community. The recipient of this award is someone that the community can look to for leadership and guidance. The award is named for naval hero Stephen Decatur, the namesake of the city.

Weihnachtsfest

December 1, 2014

    Jenae Scwartz, 9, Bluffton, was all smiles as she met Santa Claus Friday night at the Weihnachtsfest held in Berne.

Celebrating Christmas season

December 1, 2014

    The holiday spirit was evident in downtown Decatur early Sunday evening as residents came out under rainy skies for the annual Christmas-tree lighting ceremony. Above, a crowd congregates around the lighted tree on the courthouse square.
 

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