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February 25th, 2013

Habitat given $125,000 - Comes from the estate of Pauline DeBolt

February 25, 2013

    The board of directors of Habitat for Humanity of Adams County recently was stunned by receipt of one of the largest monetary bequests in county history, one which will allow the organization to complete a number of homes for local families who cannot afford to buy houses.
    The bequest of almost $125,000 came in the will of Pauline M. DeBolt of Berne, who died on April 4, 2012 in Decatur at the age of 81.

New Fertilizer Use Rule now in effect

February 25, 2013

    Adams County Attorney Mark Burry reminded the commissioners this week that the date for compliance with the new Fertilizer Use Rule was February 16.
    This rule will be enforced by the office of the Indiana chemist's office and affects operations who use more than 10 cubic yards of dry fertilizer or 4,000 gallons of liquid fertilizer per year. Its purpose is largely regulation of organic fertilizer usage, such as manure.

Bingo to get an early start in Spotlight

February 25, 2013

    Free bingo sponsored by WZBD radio will officially kick off Spotlight 2013 on Saturday, March 9, at Bellmont Middle School.
    The bingo will be held in the school, cafetorium, starting at 9, with participants playing for prizes donated by local businesses. WZBD's Al Converset will call the numbers, assisted by another member of the radio staff, Dave Nathan.

February 22nd

Pence pushes tax cut here - New governor visits Rotary

February 22, 2013

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday continued to call for a 10 percent reduction in personal income tax rates, even as that proposal has seemingly stalled in the General Assembly.
    Pence made his comments in Decatur as the guest speaker at the weekly meeting of the Decatur Rotary Club.

Wind ordinance changes unveiled - County’s commission has final say

February 22, 2013

    A crowd of 40-50 residents came out to hear the Adam's County Plan Commission's decisions regarding the wind ordinance changes Thursday night.

Crash claims mother of two young daughters

February 22, 2013

    The Adams County Sheriff's Department released details today of the 6:09 a.m. Thursday single-vehicle accident in Preble Township that resulted in the driver of a 2003 Oldsmobile Alero being killed.
    Police said Alexandria R. (Lexy) Pharr, 23, 17th Street, Decatur, was on her way to work in Ossian and was westbound on C.R. 900N near C.R. 550W when her vehicle suddenly went left of center.

February 21st

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence visits Decatur

February 21, 2013

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence was the guest speaker Thursday at the weekly meeting of the Decatur Rotary Club. Read Pence's comments in Friday's edition of the Decatur Daily Democrat.

Redone piano’s debut slated

February 21, 2013

    A 1923 Kimball baby grand piano, restored to beauty by the efforts of Medford Smith of Decatur, will have its public debut on Saturday when The Friends of the Library will host an “Open That Bottle Night” fundraiser from 7-9 p.m. at the Adams Public Library branch in Decatur.
    The piano was found in poor condition in the onetime Stoner house at Third and Jefferson streets before the building was demolished a couple of months ago.

City regains a plan commission...with new look

February 21, 2013

    The City of Decatur has a plan commission again — one with two more members than ever before and three new faces.
    The new members are Jack Macklin, Dennis Scheumann and Larry Isch.

Driver killed in morning crash

February 21, 2013

    A single-vehicle accident around 6 a.m. today resulted in the driver of the vehicle being killed, according to a release from the Adams County Sheriff's Department.
    Sheriff Shane Rekeweg said the accident occurred on C.R. 900N near C.R. 550W. Deputies, paramedics, and the Preble Fire Department were all dispatched to the scene at 6:08 a.m. when the E-911 Center received a call concerning a single-vehicle crash.

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