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October 13th, 2014

Caps-for-benches program takes off

October 13, 2014

    “We have kids who will tell their parents they don’t want to drink tap water any more. They want bottled water so they can add the caps to their collection.”
    Heidi Schoeneman from Kinder Haus day care in Berne has been having her young students participate in the “ABC Program,” offered by Green Tree Plastics in Evansville through the Adams County Solid Waste Management District.

SA students support breast cancer awareness during Senior Night

October 13, 2014

     Chandler Ingle, Justin Nussbaum and Cody Baker were dressed in pink for Breast Cancer Awareness month Friday during Senior Night festivities at South Adams School.

South Adams holds Senior Night

October 13, 2014

     South Adams senior class members Makayla Fosnaugh and Mary Stuckey, members of the color guard, and marching band member Sydne Zuber are pictured with their parents during Senior Night activities Friday evening at South Adams High School.


October 10th

Trending video: What we learned from the Colts win over the Texans

October 10, 2014

VIDEO: What we learned from the Colts win over the Texans
What we saw in the Colts win over the Texans.

Trending video: Best seasonal produce for fall

October 10, 2014

VIDEO: Best seasonal produce for fall
Summer may be over, but there are a few flavorful fruits and veggies that may get you excited for the Fall season! Krystin Goodwin (@Krystingoodwin) has a few of the best harvested produce to inspire you to get cooking this season!

County tax hike talk sheds light on possible increases

October 10, 2014

    Jason G. Semler, a principal with the Indianapolis Certified Accounting Firm of H. J. Umbaugh and Associates, walked Adams County Council members through the various possibilities for raising revenues for the construction of a new jail and superior court complex during a special meeting of the group Thursday night in the Service Complex.

SA seniors volunteer for community projects

October 10, 2014

     Sylvia Marbach, a senior at South Adams High School, is pictured working on mulching the playground at Lehman Park Wednesday during the annual Senior Service Day. A story on the event and additional photos may be found in the print and online editions of today’s Democrat.


Trick-or-Treat times, dates in Adams Co.

October 10, 2014

     Cities and towns in Adams County have finalized the times and dates for Trick-or-Treat hours for Halloween.

     Trick-or-Treat hours in the city of Decatur are scheduled for 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31.
     Mayor John Schultz also announced the annual Trunk-or-Treat event will be held at the courthouse square from 3-5 p.m.  Oct. 26, during the Callithumpian celebration.
     Volunteers are needed, the mayor said.

October 9th

Van Wert County launches Drug Court

October 9, 2014

     A neighboring county in a neighboring state has created a specialized Drug Court to address the recent rise in heroin and prescription opiate used.
    Van Wert County Common Pleas Court Judge Charles Steele announced the new program earlier this week. He said the Drug Court — titled A New Day, The Right Way — is an “intensive outpatient treatment program designed to assist individuals suffering from alcohol and drug addiction toward the goal of long term recovery.”

South Adams holds Senior Service Day

October 9, 2014

     Ellerie Baer, Kathryn Shaffer and Makayla Fosnaugh were among 84 seniors at South Adams High School to participate Wednesday in  Senior Service Day, a community assistance project. The girls were sorting clothing for the Forgotten Children organization. A story and additional photos on the day will appear in Friday’s Decatur Daily Democrat.


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