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July 9th, 2014

North Adams bus driver pay scale okayed by board

July 9, 2014

    North Adams Community School board voted to approve bus driver compensation to be on a daily rate instead of a mileage rate.
    Business Manager Larry Carty voiced concerns about the drivers who were on shorter routes, but transporting the most children. “We have some who have three stops but also pick up 90 children. We need to pay them for their service, not their mileage.”

Practicing, Sir!

July 9, 2014

     The Spirit of Atlanta Drum Corps, an independent ensemble from Georgia conmprised of 150 members age 15 to 22, took the field at Worthman Stadium in Decatur Tuesday afternoon to practice for a performance later that night in Fort Wayne.

 

New board member

July 9, 2014

     Jim Voglewede Jr. took his seat Tuesday as the newest member of the North Adams school board.

 

Hakes shines in Fourth baseball exhibitions

July 9, 2014

   Bellmont High School product Brian Hakes had a busy and productive Fourth of July weekend of baseball with wood bats.

July 8th

Richard P. Davis

July 8, 2014

    Richard P. Davis, 76, Bryant, died Monday.
    Arrangements are pending at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home.

County engineer adds highway duties

July 8, 2014

    Four people applied for the position of Adams County Highway Department superintendent to replace the retiring Mark Mitchel, but only one made Adams County Commissioners an offer they couldn’t refuse.

Family fun

July 8, 2014

     Lawn chairs, coolers, blankets and families were familiar sights Friday evening during the annual Decatur Fourth of July festivities at Riverside Park.

 

Funds short, street work may wait in Monroe

July 8, 2014

    Monroe Town Council members have agreed to hold off on street repairs for one more year.

July 7th

Sheldon L. Harris

July 7, 2014

    Sheldon L. Harris, 74, Winchester, passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014, at the Randolph Nursing Home in Winchester. 
    He was born June 6, 1940, in Union City, to the late Rexford and Kathleen O. (Lorton) Harris. 

Hulda Kleinknight

July 7, 2014

    Hulda Kleinknight, 96, Berne, passed away at 10:35 a.m. Friday, July 4, 2014, at Swiss Village in Berne.
    She was born Wednesday, Jan. 9, 1918, in Adams County, the daughter of the late Daniel P. and Catherine (Habegger) Steury. 

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