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August 1st, 2014
Adams County Attorney Mark Burry reported during this week’s meeting of the county commissioners the county is in the process of getting appraisals for the Collier Insurance Agency, 104 S. 3rd St., Decatur, as well as a single residence located behind the agency on Madison Street. The location is the primary site being considered for the construction of a new superior court building.
Shocks of straw fill the foreground, with an Amish farm providing the backdrop, at this rural residence located northeast of Berne in southern Adams County.
A prefabricated home, built at All American Homes in Decatur, was being put in place in the Wells County community of Craigville Thursday morning.
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The city of Decatur has been named the third safest city in Indiana by Safewise.com, a home security company based in Salt Lake City, Utah, whose website claims it is “the authority on safety and home security news.”
The 2014 Indiana State Fair opens Friday and will run through Aug. 17. The fair features 17 days of family fun and entertainment.â€¨ General admission at fair gates is $10, with children 5 and under admitted free. A parking pass is $5, and midway wristbands will be sold for $30.
Discount tickets are available at Indiana Walmart and CVS pharmacy stores and are also available online at www.in.gov/statefair.
Adams Central Jet Tech teachers Katie Isch and Michael Hower were recently named “Best In Network for College Ready Assessment Project” at the New Tech Network annual conference in New Orleans, La., for their compelling project entitled “Finding Food.”
There are currently three different bridge projects under way throughout the county, Adams County Engineer and Highway Department Superintendent Tim Barkey told the Adams County Commissioners Monday at their regular weekly meeting.
Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education Teresa Lubbers kicked off a statewide “15 to Finish” campaign this week that aims to boost college graduation rates by encouraging Hoosier students to take at least 15 credit hours each semester. Lubbers said studies show students who complete 15 or more credits per semester are more likely to graduate on time, earn better grades and save money on their degrees.
A Berne restaurant that had its permit to operate temporarily suspended by the Adams County Health Department last week after testing done by the laboratory of the Indiana State Department of Health confirmed at least six persons came down with a food borne illness may be allowed to reopen perhaps as early as today.