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May 6th, 2015
Allied Recreation Group's annual Fleetwood National Rally is less than a month away, and the schedule for the Decatur Sculpture Tour that will coincide with the event is released. Read about it in today's print or online editions.
First grade students at Southeast Elementary recently participated in Crazy Hair Day for completing their April reading goal. Pictured from left are Lizzie Morehouse, Peyton Mosley and Lillian Garner from Cheryl Hisner’s class. The students also enjoyed a frozen treat.
Adams Memorial Hospital officials announced the hospital is once again a recipient of the Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust grant, meaning women who meet the financial criteria are eligible to receive a free screening mammogram at the hospital, along with a diagnostic reading by a board-certified radiologist.
A small private plane traveling from Anderson to Dekalb County Airport lost power shortly before noon Monday, forcing an emergency landing on U.S. 224 west of Huntington, where it crashed into the rear of a pick-up truck stopped at the intersection of U.S. 224 and S.R. 5.
The resulting crash ripped one wing off the aircraft, sending it spinning before flipping upside down and landing in a nearby ditch, according to an article in The Journal Gazette
Huntington— The Indiana State Police are currently assisting the Huntington County Sheriff Department at the scene of a crash involving a small airplane and a pickup truck that occurred within the last hour at the intersection of U.S. 224 and S.R. 5, just outside of the city of Huntington.
Summer is rapidly approaching and, although most area residents would vow this April has been cooler than usual, things have been pretty average for spring in Indiana.
The average April temperature in Adams County is 61 degrees, while the average low is 39 degrees. This year, Adams County was spot on with the average high, and fell just 3 degrees shy of the average low at 36 degrees.
GETTING READY — With the Adams County 4-H fair creeping closer, two young equestrians were spotted in the horse arena at the fairgrounds Sunday putting their steeds through the paces in anticipation of this year’s competition.
On Saturday, the National Association of Letter Carriers, the United States Postal Service, Feeding America and other partners are asking Hoosiers to help ‘Stamp Out Hunger.’ The annual food drive has grown into a national effort that provides assistance to the millions of Americans struggling to put food on the table.
Decatur Postmaster Weston W. Worth is retiring today after 39 years of service, 35 years with the U.S. Postal Service and four years (1975-1979) with the United Stated Army.
Worth has served in many positions within the Postal Service all around the country and will culminate his career in his hometown of Decatur, where he has served as Postmaster for the past five years.
Worth is member of the American Legion and a charter member of the Adams County Kiwanis Club.
With several days of dry weather, and sunshine to warm the soil, many Adams County farmers have managed to get into their fields this week to begin spring planting chores. Mild and dry weather is in the forecast for the next week, meaning sights such as the one above should become commonplace throughout the county.