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Connect To Careers seeks exec. director

March 31, 2015

    Connect To Careers, a recently organized Adams County workforce development organization, has begun a search for an executive director. Applications are being accepted through April 30.
According to Board President Trois Hart, Connect To Careers’ mission is to create opportunities for career advancement through a fully engaged and effectively prepared workforce. The organization designed its services specifically for Adams County as a catalyst for workforce development and to support working-age citizens to become job ready.

March 30th

SA celebrates 21 years of Reading Recovery

March 30, 2015

    It is difficult for parents hear that their young kindergarten or first grade child has not been keeping up with his peers in school. Academic life is more fast-paced than ever before for these young children. Frequent absences, attention problems, traumatic events such as the death of a grandparent or a family separation, and even the lack of sleep or improper nutrition may cause students to miss out on important learning in the classroom.

Volunteers help feed the hungry

March 30, 2015

    Volunteers lined up outside Wyneken Memorial Lutheran School well before the 1 p.m. start time Saturday to lend their hands to efforts to feed hungry residents both locally and abroad.
    Aided by a grant from the Lutheran Foundation and donations from business, industries, churches and private individuals, the sixth annual Pack Away Hunger event was held at the school. And some 300 volunteers were there to help.

Pence says new law ‘not about discrimination’

March 30, 2015

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defended the new state law that’s garnered widespread criticism over concerns it could foster discrimination against gays and lesbians and said Sunday it wasn’t a mistake to have enacted it.

March 27th

Video of the day: Has Kentucky even reached their peak yet?

March 27, 2015

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Monroe utility rate hikes take effect immediately

March 27, 2015

    Following months of discussion and delays, Monroe residents will see an increase in their utility bill effective immediately.
    The Monroe Town Council conducted a public hearing for comments on a proposal to raise sewer and water rates Thursday evening. No residents attended the hearing.
    On a motion by Councilman Mike Geels following the public hearing, seconded by Giessler, the new rate ordinances were adopted, 3-0.

Noodling nipper

March 27, 2015

     Hanna Endsley, 8, and mother, Teri, enjoyed some amusing aquatic time at the Bellmont High School pool Wednesday. The popular open swim event was held as part of the parks and rec Spring Break activities held throughout the county this week.

 

Building for birds

March 27, 2015

     Owen Findley was among the youngsters who came to Riverside Center earlier this week to try their hand at building birdhouses. The event was part of the spring break programs offered throughout the week by the parks and rec department. With a little outside assistance, it appears the young carpenter was well on his way to completing the task.

 

March 26th

Decatur woman appears on LIVE with Kelly and Michael

March 26, 2015

    For many people, a vacation to New York City would be exciting enough. But Decatur resident Alyssa Corral’s recent vacation took an unexpected turn when she appeared on national television as a game contestant on LIVE with Kelly and Michael.

Woodcrest donation is largest ever

March 26, 2015

    A donation from the estate of the late Richard and Vella Wasson of Decatur to the Adams Woodcrest organization has now become the largest bequest received by the Adams Health Network, it was announced Wednesday night at the monthly meeting of the AHN board of trustees.

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