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March 28th, 2014

Few file for tax refunds

March 28, 2014

    Adams County Auditor Mary Beery has released information related to the improper property tax calculations performed by her office for low income senior citizens who qualify for an over-65 age tax deduction.

Gardening at the Riverside Center

March 28, 2014

Representatives from Heller Nursery entertained youngsters Thursday evening at Riverside Center in Decatur with gardening tips and a chance to plant a pansy, zucchini and Jade plants. Pictured are Aaliya Vergara, left, and Ashten Miller, both of Decatur.
Photo by Ashley Thieme
 

March 27th

Early voting begins April 8

March 27, 2014

    Adams County Clerk of Courts Gayla Reinhart has announced early voting hours for the 2014 May primary election will be held from 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.,  April 8 through May 2, in the hallway of the Adams County courthouse, on the main level.
    Early voting will also be held from 8 a.m.-noon on May 5, the day before this year’s May 6 primary balloting. Saturday early voting hours will be from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. April 26 and May 3.

Winter took heavy toll on hospital finances

March 27, 2014

    Snow, ice, slush, cold temperatures and just plain ‘ole miserable winter weather was listed as a main factor in Adams Memorial Hospital showing a year-to-date deficit of $201,193 in a report given to members of the hospital board of trustees Wednesday night.

SPRING BREAK SWIM

March 27, 2014

Spring break continues in Adams County with a multitude of activities for youngsters. Wednesday evening, dozens of children hit the Bellmont High School pool to enjoy a few hours of water fun. The activities will continue throughout the week with various organizations participating in the festivities.
Photo by Ashley Thieme
 

March 26th

Berne marks 20 years as Tree City

March 26, 2014

    The city of Berne was recently recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation as a 20 year member of Tree City U.S.A. with a Tree City flag and two Tree City U.S.A. road signs that will be placed at the north and south ends of the city limits on U.S. 27.
    Mayor Bill McKean told city council Monday the Berne Tree Board was established under the leadership of former Mayor Blaine Fulton and city council members Rod Lautzenhhsier, Gregg Sprunger, Floyd Liechty, Lloyd Neuenschwander and McKean.

Volunteers sought for mock test

March 26, 2014

The Adams County Health Department is looking for volunteers.
    The agency will be conducting a mock “medication dispensing exercise” to test the viability of a point of distribution site for administering medicine on a large-scale basis in the event of a public health emergency, and is looking for volunteers to participate in the exercise, scheduled for 10 a.m. April 2.

LEGO MY LEGO

March 26, 2014

The Adams Public Library in Decatur was filled to the brim with youngsters looking for some spring break fun. Kaleb Burns (10) and Gavin Comment (8), both of Decatur, are pictured building lego robots as part of the libraries lego activity Tuesday morning. For a complete list of spring break activities, visit www.decaturdailydemocrat.com.
Photo by Ashley Thieme

 

March 25th

Disparity of bids baffles officials

March 25, 2014

    Bids were opened during the regular weekly meeting of the Adams County Commissioners Monday afternoon for the installation of a new culvert on C.R. 600W between C.R. 100N and C.R. 200N. County Engineer Tim Barkey open the nine submitted bids for the project, and the wide range of disparity reflected in those bids baffled even the most veteran of county officials.

Spring Break bowling in Geneva

March 25, 2014

Collin Shaffer, 12, Geneva, spent the first day of spring break at Spare Time Lanes in Berne Monday as part of the annual Park and Recreation’s Family-Friendly Spring Break activities taking place this week throughout the county.
Photo by Jannaya Andrews

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