Skip to main content

Archive - News Article

March 27th, 2014

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

Spring beak at APLS-Decatur

March 25, 2014

The Adams Public Library-Decatur tackled the first day of spring break with Easter suncatcher crafts (below). Children joining in on the activity, from left, were Monroe residents Aryianna, Brock and Brielle Amstutz with mom Christina Habegger. The library was packed with youngsters and adults taking advantage of the free events scheduled throughout the break.

Photo by Ashley Thieme
 

Adams County spring break calendar

March 25, 2014

    Adams County is set to offer a variety of fun family activities during this year’s spring break, March 22-29.
    Villa Lanes Bowling Alley in Decatur will offer bowling for all ages in a smoke-free environment. Paying bowlers receive a free soft drink. The cost of the event is $2.75 per game/ $10 per hour/ $1 shoe rentals per person.

March 24th

Town Hall meeting is now April 9

March 24, 2014

    With the announcement of the city being named a finalist in the process for an Indiana Stellar Communities grant on the minds of many city residents, Decatur Mayor John Schultz said the time is right for a community-wide conversation.
    The town hall meeting, originally scheduled for April 8, has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. April 9 at the Riverside Center so as not to coincide with the North Adams Board of Education meeting set for April 8.

A refreshing change

March 24, 2014

A slew of youngsters hit the playground Friday afternoon to enjoy temperatures which exceeded 60 degrees. Among them were George Curtis (2), in front. In back are  Easton Curtis (6),  Cane Miller (10) and Elijah Robertson (8).
Photo by Ashley Thieme
 

    Bellmont played its first four games away from home but Thursday night lit up...
    Tonight's make-up contest between the Blackford Bruins and the Bellmont Braves...
     To view tonight's contest between the Squaws and the visiting Crestview...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes