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March 16th, 2011

Sheriff: Making progress on settling hospital bills

March 16, 2011

    Adams County Sheriff Shane Rekeweg says he's making progress in settling financial accounts with Adams Memorial Hospital over medical bills incurred by inmates at the county jail.
    Rekeweg told the March meeting of the Adams County Council that the overall hospital bill for inmates was almost $100,000, but has been whittled down to $36,000.

March 15th

Proposal could have a huge impact here

March 15, 2011

    Legislation scheduled for a summer study session by Indiana lawmakers could have a devastating effect on the operation of the Adams County Solid Waste Management District if approved in its current form, according to local solid waste officials.

Court building flaws criticized

March 15, 2011

    Adams County's two courts — circuit in the courthouse and superior in a former library across a street from the courthouse — operate well, but while the courthouse has been fully renovated in recent years, the condition of the superior court building is of considerable concern.

Commissioners: No new jail soon

March 15, 2011

    The three Adams County commissioners were united on Monday in squelching any public beliefs that county officials will move ahead soon to build a new county jail.
    Commissioner Doug Bauman said he received several telephone calls from citizens who were concerned over the jail issue after reading newspaper stories last week about possible jail-construction ideas that were discussed at the March session of the Adams County Council.

March 14th

Lawmakers get rude welcome

March 14, 2011

    The two Republican lawmakers who represent Adams County in the Indiana General Assembly were given a rude welcome Saturday morning during a town hall meeting at the Decatur public library.

AC: Do it yourself and save

March 14, 2011

    Adams Central officials gave an impromptu lesson at the March school board meeting that could have been entitled "How to Save More Than $470,000 in Two Years."
    The way to save, they indicated, is not to spend so much in the first place.
    The lesson involved an idea that AC Athletic Director Rick Minnich and AC Middle School Principal Aaron McClure had to create temporary classrooms inside the school's large physical education gymnasium, according to AC Superintendent Mike Pettibone.

March 11th

Does AC need a fieldhouse?

March 11, 2011

    Should Adams Central School have a multi-purpose fieldhouse?
    That question will be discussed by a committee selected by AC graduate, teacher, and football coach Michael Mosser, with at least one school board member volunteering to serve: John Sipe, president of the board.

BHS theater to carry Erekson name

March 11, 2011

    The theater at Bellmont High School has been named in honor of the man who helped design it and was instrumental in the development of stage productions in the community and at the school some 40 years ago.
    The North Adams school board on Tuesday approved the recommendation of a group of performing arts supporters to re-name the Bellmont Theater the Erekson Memorial Theater in honor of the late Reid Erekson and his wife, Evelyn.

March 10th

AC play opens tonight

March 10, 2011

Clayton Lengerich portrays Ron Montague and Sarah Soldner plays Juliet Capulet as leads in the Adams Central school play, "Jitterbug Juliet," opening tonight at the school. Performances will be given at 7 tonight, Friday and Saturday. Some tickets — $5 for adults, $4 for students — will be available at the door on a first-come, first-served basis. (Photo provided)

NA offers retirement incentives

March 10, 2011

    Teachers at North Adams Community Schools who are at or near retirement age have been offered a one-time incentive to cement their retirement plans.
    Superintendent Wylie Sirk reported to the board of education during its meeting Tuesday that federal stimulus funding has made possible the retirement incentive program, which will award a one-time payment of $15,000 to qualifying teachers who announce their retirement plans by April 1. The incentive payment will not affect other retirement benefits, Sirk said.

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