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September 4th, 2014
Havell Bros. Inc., Fort Wayne, has completed the installation and upgrade of the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system in the Service Complex, and the combined energy-saving rebates from I&M Power and NIPSCO associated with the work qualify Adams County for close to $40,000 in savings, Adams County Building Maintenance Supervisor Dave Meyer informed the Adams County Commissioners at their regular meeting Tuesday.
What once was the Decatur Plaza has now been mostly reduced to rubble to make way for a new Indiana and Michigan Power substation that a company spokesman said will increase reliability of electric service in the Decatur area.
The City of Decatur stands ready to annex the Adams Health Network properties at the southeast edge of the city and, apparently, is going to scoop up some more territory as well.
At its meeting last week, the health network adopted a voluntary annexation petition seeking to have Adams Memorial Hospital and Adams Woodcrest brought into the city. In all, some 140 acres are involved.
The Adams County Commissioners submitted an official letter to the mayor and members of Decatur City Council Tuesday afternoon, asking “for more specifics concerning money, exact demolition costs, purchase price and environmental concerns” in relation to the city’s recent proposal to help the county absorb the expenses involved in locating the planned superior court building on 1st Street at the site of the Schafer building.
A great blue hero was spotted fishing Tuesday in the creek that runs through Hanna-Nuttman Park in Decatur.
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Pouring concrete is not a one-man job, as shown by this shot of the Building Trades class operated by Adams Central during the recent creation of the foundation in Berne for the next Habitat for Humanity dwelling in Adams County. Berne Ready Mix provided the concrete.
Bellmont High School will host an informational meeting for parents of all seniors and any students taking dual credits at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Erekson Memorial Theater.
A press release from Bellmont High School Guidance Secretary/Registrar Kellie Smith indicates topics to be discussed include the college application process, the SAT and ACT tests; financial aid and scholarships, AP and Dual Credit classes, and learning management communication system My Big Campus.