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May 13th, 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.
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.
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.
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.
Residents at Woodcrest retirment community in Decatur took part in a balloon launch Monday afternoon in observance of National Nursing Home Week.
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.
ROANOKE (AP) — U.S. Rep. Marlin Stutzman entered Indiana’s U.S. Senate race on Saturday, telling supporters he wants to replace retiring Republican Sen. Dan Coats because the nation needs more conservative leaders to boost economic growth, rein in spending and face national security threats.
St. Joseph Catholic Schools daycare provider Jennifer Pettibone was out and about Thursday morning with a group of wee ones enjoying the warm weather. Seated in front, from left, are Cole Heckman and Bella Hirschy. In second row are Emma Homan and Olivia Schaadt. In third row are Graden Garwood and Korbin Logan.
A press release from Jodi Mawhorr of the Adams County Relay for Life asks area businesses to participate in the organization’s “Paint the Town Purple” campaign during the month of June.
See today's print or online editions to see how you can be a part of the annual event to fight cancer.