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April 28th, 2011

$2M-plus in pacts given for Extended Care move

April 28, 2011

    Contracts for the $2,096,708 renovation project which will result in the Extended Care Unit currently located at the Adams Memorial Hospital between moved to Woodcrest were awarded Wednesday morning in a special meeting of the Adams Health Network Board of Trustees.
    The project has come in slightly under the anticipated cost of $2.15 million and hospital officials were told to expect additional savings as a contingency allowance in the budget as $250,000 should be plenty more than what is needed for additions or changes to the project.

April 27th

19.2-foot river crest forecast here

April 27, 2011

    As flooding worsens in southern Indiana, the St. Marys River remained steady in Decatur ... but that could change as the rain continues to come down.
    The St. Marys stood at 16.4 feet here at 7 a.m. today, a slight dip from the 16.7-foot reading of 24 hours earlier. The river was measured at 12.5 feet on Monday morning.

Wellness event coming up Saturday

April 27, 2011

    The Adams County Winning with Wellness Committee will hold its first annual Winning with Wellness event from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. this Saturday at Adams Memorial Hospital. 
    The event will follow the 5K Run Over Violence race and will feature fitness activities and healthy eating ideas. By participating in 10 healthy activities, participants will be eligible to win several prizes.

‘Practically live, breathe, and eat Phantom’

April 27, 2011

    The annual spring musical is coming to the Bellmont High School theatre this Saturday and Sunday: Andrew Lloyd Weber's "The Phantom of the Opera."
    Christine Daae (senior Olivia Babb) is a dancer in Madam Giry's (senior Rachael Coclasure) troupe for an opera house and is receiving voice lessons from a mysterious "Angel of Music."   When the opera house's lead soprano, Carlotta (sophomore Madison Stoppenhagen), quits after being grievously insulted, Christine is encouraged to take her place. 

April 26th

FCC planning new Berne expansion

April 26, 2011

    The FCC (Adams) automotive supply company in Berne, fresh off a recent expansion project which created four times the number of jobs originally anticipated, is growing again.
    Berne City Council on Monday evening approved 10-year tax abatements for real estate and new equipment for the Japanese-owned firm's second expansion in as many years at the Parr Road site.

Republicans unveil changes

April 26, 2011

    Adams County Republican Party Chairman Rob Noetzel has announced that longtime party treasurer Larry Hill has resigned due to matters of health.
    Hill, a Decatur resident, held the treasurer's post for more than 20 years, leading Noetzel to say in a news release, "The entire Adams County Republican Party would like to give its heartfelt thanks to Larry for his dedicated service as the treasurer of our party."
    Noetzel also announced two changes in party leadership.

April 25th

Cast unmasked for ‘Phantom’

April 25, 2011

    Bellmont High School cast members for the musical "The Phantom of the Opera" have been announced for the shows this Saturday and Sunday in Bellmont Theatre.
    The productions will begin at 7 p.m. on Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Sunday. At the Saturday night event, the theatre will be renamed Erekson Memorial Theatre in tribute to Reid and Evelyn Erekson, the first highly-trained adults to lead student productions on that stage.

So how much would the NA tax hike cost?

April 25, 2011

    (Editor’s Note: In this article and others to follow, North Adams Community Schools officials explain why they are seeking approval of a $1.25 million funding increase from taxpayers. The newspaper welcomes all comments on this issue. Please address them to: Referendum Peoples Voice.)

April 22nd

New depot work OKed

April 22, 2011

    The city-owned railroad depot off Seventh St. is getting another shot in the arm ... er, building.
    Mayor John Schultz revealed at this week's city council meeting that the city's Board of Works and Safety had authorized the expenditure of approximately $23,000 to provide some much-needed work on the aging structure, now in its 99th year.

Food fight: Kids (and others) take on hunger

April 22, 2011

    The recent Kids Against Hunger event at Wyneken Memorial Lutheran School north of Decatur brought together 224 people from Adams, Allen, Wells, and Van Wert counties who turned 8,000 pounds of food into 53,000 meal packages in just one day.
    The weight of all the food was nearly four tons, according to Event Coordinator Joe Gorman.

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