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October 16th, 2013
It was Senior Night at South Adams High School on Tuesday as fans gathered to cheer the Starfire volleyball team to a victory over Union City. Shown are senior members of the volleyball program. From left are Brandy Rogers, manager Reba Morehouse and Alyssa Bluhm.
Photo by Dylan Malone
Decatur’s annual Callithumpian Festival is less than two weeks away, with the popular parade planned for its traditional 6:57 p.m. start on Monday, Oct. 28 to highlight the fest.
Many events are planned prior to parade night, and some have been taking place throughout the month.
The Adams Central Squadron of Sound performed its award-winning show "Celebrating Innovation" for the community Saturday in Monroe. The goal of the show was to fill the stands with friends, relatives, band alumni, teachers, neighbors and community members who may never get to attend a competition according to band supporters. Pictured from left are Jenna Wittwer, Amy Parrish and Samantha Marvel as the trio demonstrate their color guard skills.
Photo provided by Sandra Lehman.
Approximately 30 members of the Decatur Chamber of Commerce and their guests received a lesson in memory recall techniques Monday during the chamber's monthly networking luncheon at Woodcrest retirement community.
Drew Martin, a spokesperson for Direct Development Training based in Kentucky, spoke on the importance of having a good memory in business and the affects memory can have on a business's clientele.
More than a dozen volunteers showed up around dawn Saturday to help Decatur resident George Craig enhance the curb appeal of his aging home. The echoing motivation was simple; those who gathered at the intersection of 2nd and Jackson streets on Saturday simply wanted to lend a helping hand.
Pictured are Adams Public Library director Kelly Ehinger accepting the class contribution from Don Poling, representing the Decatur High School Class of 1963. At a recent reunion held by the Decatur High School Class of 1963, funds were raised during a silent auction to contribute a tree, a brick and a general contribution to the Storybook Park in downtown Decatur.
The Bellmont boys and girls soccer teams each claimed sectional tournament wins over the weekend and will begin regional play later this week. The Squaws will square off against DeKalb in the East Noble regional on Wednesday , while the boys play Canterbury in the Carroll regional opener on Thursday.
The engineer for the Adams County Regional Sewer District said Thursday evening he expects to submit a construction permit application for the county's first rural sewer project to the Indiana Department of Environmental Management within the next 60 days.
At this week’s regular weekly meeting of the Adams County Commissioners, Service Complex Maintenance Supervisor Dave Meyer reported his department has “incurred some unexpected expenses” within the last week at both the Service Complex and the county courthouse.
The North Adams Community School's board of education on Tuesday gave its blessing to an application to begin a radio station conducted by students and used for educational purposes.