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September 3rd, 2014
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.
Monetary figures discussed at Wednesday night’s meeting of the Adams Health Network board of trustees continued to be positive with the hospital showing a surplus of $76,268 in June.
The River Greenway Trail offers walkers a chance to get up-close and personal with nature, like this fawn who was spotted lunching just off the path Wednesday afternoon.
Chad L. Hunter, who manages the Decatur Farmer’s Market, was at the market Thursday afternoon with some of his produce.