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The city of Decatur has been named the third safest city in Indiana by Safewise.com, a home security company based in Salt Lake City, Utah, whose website claims it is “the authority on safety and home security news.”
The 2014 Indiana State Fair opens Friday and will run through Aug. 17. The fair features 17 days of family fun and entertainment.â€¨ General admission at fair gates is $10, with children 5 and under admitted free. A parking pass is $5, and midway wristbands will be sold for $30.
Discount tickets are available at Indiana Walmart and CVS pharmacy stores and are also available online at www.in.gov/statefair.
Adams Central Jet Tech teachers Katie Isch and Michael Hower were recently named “Best In Network for College Ready Assessment Project” at the New Tech Network annual conference in New Orleans, La., for their compelling project entitled “Finding Food.”
There are currently three different bridge projects under way throughout the county, Adams County Engineer and Highway Department Superintendent Tim Barkey told the Adams County Commissioners Monday at their regular weekly meeting.
Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education Teresa Lubbers kicked off a statewide “15 to Finish” campaign this week that aims to boost college graduation rates by encouraging Hoosier students to take at least 15 credit hours each semester. Lubbers said studies show students who complete 15 or more credits per semester are more likely to graduate on time, earn better grades and save money on their degrees.
A Berne restaurant that had its permit to operate temporarily suspended by the Adams County Health Department last week after testing done by the laboratory of the Indiana State Department of Health confirmed at least six persons came down with a food borne illness may be allowed to reopen perhaps as early as today.
Peyton Manning dancing at practice - KTNV
Included inside Tuesday's edition of the Decatur Daily Democrat is the 2014 edition of our annual Fact Book.
The 66-page edition is a comprehensive listing of federal, state and local governmental offices, local fire and police agencies and first responders. Also included is information pertaining to area recreational activities, towns cities and villages, churches, libraries, medical professionals and more.
The special edition was made possible by the sponsors featured within the publication.
Decatur Elk members recently joined with Girl Scouts of Adams County for a celebration at the Girl Scout Cabin in Hanna Nuttman Park. Decatur Elks Lodge Exalted Ruler Pat McCormick organized the event, which attracted some 50 participants. The Elks donated $2,000 to make improvements at the Girl Scout Cabin. Lodge also members volunteered to do plumbing, paint, provide heavy-duty doors for the cabin and other work at the facility.
State Rep. Matt Lehman, R-Berne, served as the grand marshall in his hometown parade Saturday as the 2014 Swiss Days Festival wrapped up Saturday.