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September 2nd, 2014
Pouring concrete is not a one-man job, as shown by this shot of the Building Trades class operated by Adams Central during the recent creation of the foundation in Berne for the next Habitat for Humanity dwelling in Adams County. Berne Ready Mix provided the concrete.
Bellmont High School will host an informational meeting for parents of all seniors and any students taking dual credits at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Erekson Memorial Theater.
A press release from Bellmont High School Guidance Secretary/Registrar Kellie Smith indicates topics to be discussed include the college application process, the SAT and ACT tests; financial aid and scholarships, AP and Dual Credit classes, and learning management communication system My Big Campus.
Monetary figures discussed at Wednesday night’s meeting of the Adams Health Network board of trustees continued to be positive with the hospital showing a surplus of $76,268 in June.
The River Greenway Trail offers walkers a chance to get up-close and personal with nature, like this fawn who was spotted lunching just off the path Wednesday afternoon.
Chad L. Hunter, who manages the Decatur Farmer’s Market, was at the market Thursday afternoon with some of his produce.
The city of Decatur will grow by approximately 140 acres if action taken by the Adams Health Network Board of Trustees is approved by governmental officials.
The trustees unanimously adopted a voluntary petition for annexation prepared by hospital attorney Adam Miller that would shift property — including the ground the hospital and Adams Woodcrest occupy — to be within the city limits instead of being rural property.
The Adams County Courthouse and Service Complex continue to require upgrades and improvements, Building Maintenance Supervisor Dave Meyer informed the Adams County Commissioners at their regular weekly meeting Monday.
A large crane blocked a portion of 2nd Street in downtown Decatur Wednesday morning as air conditioning units were lifted off the former bank building that will — in the near future — serve as the new home for Decatur City Hall. According to City Operations Manager Jeremy Gilbert, the units were removed to allow crews to do roof repairs and will be reinstalled at a later date.
Fred Edgell will claim the honor of being the oldest Veteran to go to Washington, D.C., on Honor Flight No. 14 of Northeast Indiana when the group departs Oct. 1. Edgell is a World War II veteran and a resident at Adams Heritage Nursing Facility in Monroeville. He will celebrate his 99th birthday Sept. 17.
Egdell will be accompanied by his guardian, Chris Mowery, a physical therapy assistant employed by Adams Health Network.
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