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February 10th, 2012

City moving toward ADA compliance

February 10, 2012

By BOB SHRALUKA
    The City of Decatur has established an ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliance plan and Street/Sanitation Superintendent Jeremy Gilbert, who heads up the operation, gave city council a compliance update at council's Tuesday meeting.

February 9th

Hot dog! Coney fundraiser set

February 9, 2012

    Andy’s Coney Bar will hold a fundraiser from 6-10 p.m. this Friday at the Knights of Columbus Pavilion, 1703 High St., Decatur.
    Employees of Andy’s, which opened in Decatur a little over a year ago, will be serving coney dogs, chili and old-fashioned root beer on Friday. Also planned, organizers said, are sales of cotton candy, children’s activities, a silent auction, raffles and more.
    Super Bowl memorabilia will be available for the auction.

Baumann eyes commissioner seat

February 9, 2012

     Former Adams County commissioner Steve Baumann has announced his candidacy for the District 1 seat on the board of commissioners. His candidacy sets up a Republican primary in May against incumbent commissioner Kim Fruechte, who had previously filed for re-election.
    Baumann served as county commissioner from 1997 through 2008. He lost a primary race to Fruechte in 2008.

'Sport Day' at Adams Central

February 9, 2012

    Adams Central Elementary School held a "sport day" on Wednesday as part of a series of Relay for Life fundraising events.
    School officials said students and staff were able to wear any sports apparel, with students paying 50 cents and staff $1 for the privilege.
    Proceeds go to the Adams County Relay for Life.

February 8th

IDEM making new demands on Decatur

February 8, 2012

By BOB SHRALUKA
    Here we go again!
    IDEM (the Indiana Department of Environmental Management) is knocking on Decatur's door once again and ultimately it's going to be the residents of this community who are going to paying the bill to open that door.

Asbestos removal is next

February 8, 2012

       Air Management Techniques of Muncie has been awarded a city contract to remove asbestos from the former Dwayne's Sweeper Shop building at the corner of Monroe and Second streets in downtown Decatur, it was announced at last night's meeting of Decatur City Council.
    The Muncie firm had the low bid of $2,100.

Warren seeks new term at Geneva

February 8, 2012

     Republican Bill Warren, of Geneva, has announced his candidacy for the Geneva office of clerk-treasurer. Warren has served as clerk-treasurer for the last three years.

February 7th

City ponders limits on adult businesses

February 7, 2012

By J SWYGART
    The mere hint of an adult business expressing interest in Decatur has initiated a proposed change in the city’s zoning regulations, and the Decatur Plan Commission on Monday evening got its first glimpse at an amended zoning ordinance aimed at limiting adult and sexually-oriented businesses in the city.

Sigler got triumphant news on sick bed

February 7, 2012

By BOB SHRALUKA
    Dan Sigler was back at work Monday in his Columbia City law office after a dramatic weekend in which the state official he was prosecuting was found guilty by a jury — a verdict Sigler learned of at his home while in bed recuperating from the flu.
    "Everyone's calling today to see if they're in my will," Sigler laughed over the telephone.

Jailer given 3-0 okay

February 7, 2012

By JANNAYA ANDREWS
    Adams County Sheriff Shane Rekeweg on Monday requested permission from the county commissioners to begin accepting applications to fill a vacancy for a jailer position at the Adams County Jail.
    Rekeweg stated that the vacancy is the result of a full-time jailer resigning last year.

    Tonight the Adams Central Jets host Eastside at the Landing Strip in Monroe. The...
    The annual Kekionga Greenway Gallop 5k commenced once again on Sunday with...
    The Bellmont Squaws won the cross country invitational they hosted Wednesday...

 

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