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May 14th, 2015

Free meals to be offered in summer through NA

May 14, 2015

    North Adams Community Schools will participate in the Summer Food Service Program, according to Food Services Director Erin Ripley.
    With the support of local businesses and non-profit organizations, free meals will be made available to children 18 years of age and younger and to people older than 18 years of age who are enrolled in a state-approved educational program for the mentally or physically disabled. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children.

Councilman upset over jail bond sale process

May 14, 2015

    One member of the Adams County Council has lashed out at the firm overseeing the sale of bonds to finance the construction of a new county jail. See today's print or online editions to read the councilman's comments.

May 13th

Downtown revitalization is topic at Decatur town hall planning meeting

May 13, 2015

    Some three dozen Decatur residents and business professionals offered their input into what the downtown area will look like in the future during a public discussion session Tuesday evening at Riverside Center.
    Ideas flowed freely on topics ranging from the type of sidewalks and streetscaping that will be included in downtown Decatur in the future to the type and location of public pieces of artwork to adorn the downtown area.

County council hears jail staffing recommendations

May 13, 2015

    Until the new Adams County Jail reaches 70 percent of capacity, only three new staffing positions will be needed to man the new facility, a consultant hired by the Adams County Sheriff’s Department told members of the Adams County Council Tuesday morning.
    See today's print or online editions to see how jail occupancy will affect future staffing decisions — and costs to the county.

Adams Central hires helicopter’s services

May 13, 2015

    Plans have been finalized to get a long-anticipated roof project started at Adams Central Schools. At Tuesday night’s meeting of the school’s board of education, members voted unanimously to hire Havel Brothers, Fort Wayne, to remove air conditioners from the roof — via helicopter.
    The process is not inexpensive, but proved to be the least costly option.

May 12th

Run for the Fallen includes stops for Jenkins and Taylor

May 12, 2015

    Indiana’s “Run for the Fallen” will kick off on Friday at 7:30 a.m. with a ceremony at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne. The ensuring three-day, 140 mile run through many cities and counties throughout Indiana, including Decatur, Berne, Geneva and Portland. The run will end Sunday afternoon at Veterans Memorial Plaza downtown Indianapolis.

County taking precautions in wake of bird flu’s spread

May 12, 2015

    Even before the confirmation Monday afternoon of the presence of the  avian virus in Whitley County, Adams County officials were taking precautions against the spread of the disease that can be disastrous to the poultry industry. See today's print or online editions to learn about the concerns in Adams County.

Up, up and away

May 12, 2015

    Residents at Woodcrest retirment community in Decatur took part in a balloon launch Monday afternoon in observance of National Nursing Home Week.


Video of the day: NFL suspends Tom Brady 4 games over 'Deflategate'

May 12, 2015

May 11th

Tornado warning issued for northwest Adams County

May 11, 2015

The National Weather Service has issued a TORNADO WARNING for northwest Adams County until 1:45 p.m. today. This means a possible tornado has been spotted in the area and those living in the northwestern part of Adams County should seek shelter in a basement or interior room away from windows immediately.
A tornado watch has been issued for the rest of Adams County until 8 p.m. this evening.

    Tonight's final Northeast Hoosier Conference baseball game will go a long...
    FORT WAYNE— The Braves used a big homerun late in the game from Brett...
    MONROE— South Adams baseball came out on the right end of the conference...


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