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October 25th, 2013
The 33rd annual Callithumpian poster painting contest, sponsored by the Decatur Rotary Club, attracted a throng of youngsters Thursday evening to Riverside Center.
Photo by Ashley Thieme
Adams County Commissioner Ed Coil reported the establishment of criteria surrounding part-time employees and their exclusion from participation in the county’s health care program during Monday’s regular weekly meeting of the Adams County Commissioners.
The halls of Adams Memorial Hospital were a spooky place Thursday as young Trick-or-Treaters entered the doors in search of goodies. Pictured are Jake, Jackson and Lauren Nigliazzo with their father, Dr. Anthony Nigliazzo.
Photo by Mike Lamm
The danger of “Meth in our Community” was the message presented Thursday by Sgt. Dan Mawhorr of the Indiana State Police during an informational session at Adams Memorial Hospital attended by more than 65 area residents and sponsored by the local Substance Abuse Awareness Council.
Mawhorr noted that to date, “we haven’t seen much meth in Adams County,” but “it’s coming, and it’s gonna get worse.”
Each year the Callithumpian Committee recognizes special service to the festival through its Patron Award. Keith Gerber, president and owner of Hoosier Pattern Inc., has been named the 2013 Callthumpian Patron Award recipient.
A jury trial has been scheduled for Feb. 14, 2014, for a Berne woman facing charges of attempted murder and neglect of a dependent.
Adams Central Lady Jets teammates Abbey Lichtle (12) and Abby Snyder (14) exchange looks of despair late in Tuesday’s sectional volleyball tourney opener in Woodlan, where the Jets were upset by the host Warriors in five sets. See the complete game story on Page 12A of today's print and e-editions.
Photo by Dylan Malone
Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson will be in Decatur Oct. 30 to speak to the residents of Adams Woodcrest about elder investment fraud. Lawson will speak at 1:30 p.m. in Porter Auditorium.
According to event organizers, Lawson is committed to improving financial literacy and has been providing presentations throughout Indiana through Indiana Investment Watch, an educational program designed to educate seniors on investment fraud and increase financial literacy in Hoosiers.
The home of Dewey and Angie Gillispie, 818 N 3rd St., Decatur, pictured above, has been selected by the Callithumpian Committee as the winner of this year’s House Decorating Contest. Judging was held Monday evening. Placing second was the home of Ken and Chris Sutton, 111 S. 7th St. Third place was awarded to Roger Lee, 813 Bush St., while the fourth-place prize was awarded to the home of Brad McBride and Caroll Burgo, 409 Bellmont Road.
Photo by Mike Lamm
Community Corrections Director Ian Gilbert reported to the Adams County Commissioners Monday afternoon on changes in staff and the number of individuals enrolled in his department's program.