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May 9th

Easements key for rural sewer project

May 9, 2014

    The submission to United State Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development officials of final construction plans for Adams County’s first-ever rural sewer system hinges on the acquisition from individual property owners of all necessary transmission line easements.

VETERANS WALL OF HONOR

May 9, 2014

Schultz: Time to get moving on new ‘Pocket Park’

May 9, 2014

    The vacant area where Dwayne’s Sweeper Shop and Holthouse Drug Co. once stood may have been given a new name, and some early work on transforming it into a green space is due soon.
    At Tuesday’s Decatur City Council meeting, Mayor John Schultz referred to “Pocket Park, as I call it,” noting, “It’s time to get something in there.”

May 8th

Exact jail site disclosed

May 8, 2014

    County officials nearly outnumbered members of the public at Wednesday night’s informational session in Geneva on the proposed county jail/superior court project. Only 20 citizens attended the meeting to voice their concerns about the chosen location of the facility before a panel of county commissioners, councilors, the county attorney and several contractual agents connected to the project.  
    The tone and tenor of the discussions remained cordial throughout the evening.

Firm brings a ‘Fresh New Start’ to Decatur

May 8, 2014

    A company which provides in-home services to the developmentally disabled is planning to construct a training facility in Decatur and city council was asked at its Tuesday night meeting to provide a five-year tax abatement on the real estate.

South Adams creates wellness advisory council

May 8, 2014

May 7th

Moore eeks out commissioner win

May 7, 2014

    In the most hotly-contested race of Tuesday’s primary election balloting, two-term Adams County Treasurer Rex Moore cleared the first step in his return to elected office with a narrow win over Monroe resident and fellow Republican George (Wes) Kuntzman in balloting for the District 2 seat on the board of county commissioners.

Rekeweg is GOP’s pick for sheriff

May 7, 2014

    Incumbent Adams County Sheriff Shane Rekeweg is headed toward a second term in office — in all likelihood an uncontested one — following his lopsided victory over Deputy Larry Butler Jr. in Tuesday’s primary election balloting.
    Republicans voting in the contested primary race for sheriff handed Rekeweg a 2,089-935 victory over Butler. Rekeweg polled more than 69 percent of all votes cast.

Complaints over PD site are voiced

May 7, 2014

    The location of the new Decatur police station came up for discussion at Tuesday night’s Decatur City Council meeting, and following some cordial questions and answers, the discussion got a bit testy.
    Mary Byer and Alan (Clyde) Bedwell, each of whom reside on 7th Street near the site of the yet-to-be-built station, posed numerous questions and were provided answers, with some friendly back-and-forth.

May 6th

Petitioners want downtown jail site reconsidered

May 6, 2014

    Downtown business owners Chris Faurote and Ron Franz again appeared before the Adams County Commissioners Monday to express their displeasure with the planned location of a new jail and superior court project along a section of 1st Street in downtown Decatur.

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