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October 13th, 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 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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
Linda Wellman’s first grade class at Southeast Elementary School visited residents at Woodcrest retirement community this week to help stuff life-sized pumpkin-head-scarecrows. After stuffing, each student read an autumn book to their new resident friend. This was the first of many visits to Woodcrest with Wellman’s class. Pictured above, at right, Woodcrest resident Thelma Kitson is pictured stuffing scarecrow pants with first-grader Sophia Silva.