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September 11th, 2014

NA budget based on 80% of actual AV

September 11, 2014

    A public hearing on North Adams Community Schools’ proposed 2015 operating budget, held during Tuesday evening’s regular monthly school board meeting, attracted no interest from the public.
    The budget, which Business Manager Larry Carty said is “very similar to the last two years on the overall amount” budgeted, sets estimated expenditures for the district next year at nearly $23.3 million.

Demolition now closer at Berne Dunbar site

September 11, 2014

    The demolition of the former Dunbar Furniture Company building that has blighted the city landscape for several years is inching closer to reality, according to Berne City Attorney Dave Baumgartner.

September 10th

Central tennis holds off SA, 3-2

September 11, 2014

    BERNE— In what could be a preview of the sectional finals depending on how the draw turns out, Adams Central came away with a tight 3-2 victory over South Adams on the road Tuesday night.
    South Adams (7-3), earned points at one and two singles but were felled in both doubles matches and three singles falling just short against their county and ACAC rivals who improved to 6-1 on the year.

Tornado watch issued for Adams, surrounding counties

September 10, 2014

    A tornado watch is in effect for Adams County until 9 p.m. this evening. A tornado watch means conditions are favorable to produce severe thunderstorms and possibly a tornado.
    A flash flood watch is in place for the entire area from 2 p.m. until midnight. Heavy rain could cause flooding in roadways and rural areas. Drivers are urged to use caution and avoid crossing flooded roadways.

Part-time students debated by NA board

September 10, 2014

    A standing policy at North Adams schools that requires all students to carry a course load equivalent to that of a fulltime student was met with opposition at Tuesday night’s board of education meeting.
    At issue was a policy outlining the availability of individual classroom courses offered by North Adams to home-schooled or non-accredited school students.

Decatur man leading fundraising efforts for AC pool equipment

September 10, 2014

    With funding for schools continuing to dwindle, non-essential items oftentimes fall by the wayside. One area resident recognized a need within Adams Central Community Schools and met with the board of education Tuesday in hopes of rectifying the situation.

Fun in the park

September 10, 2014

     Kate Muhlenkamp, 2, Decatur, appeared to be going mach speed Tuesday while enjoying a day on the swings at Lehman Park in Berne.


Trending video: VIDEO: Apple Announces iPhone 6

September 10, 2014

VIDEO: Apple Announces iPhone 6
In the highly anticipated announcement, Apple unveils a bigger, better, thinner, and expensive iPhone. Jen Markham has all the details.

September 9th

North Side @ Bellmont, volleyball webcast

September 9, 2014

   Tonight the Squaws welcome non-conference opponent North Side to the Teepee on the volleyball court. The match tonight is slated for a 6 p.m. junior varsity start. The webcast will begin approximately 10 minutes after the conclusion of the reserve game (~7:10 p.m.). 

   To view the gamecast for free, click the link below to get to the webcast site. Once there, log in using the Facebook option or sign in using a username and password.

Mary Jane West

September 9, 2014

    Mary Jane West, 86, Decatur, passed away Saturday, Sept. 7, 2014, at Swiss Village in Berne. She was born in Corn, Okla., Dec. 28, 1927, to the late Aaron and Mary Wiens.
    She retired from General Electric.
    Among survivors are four sons, Jim Berry of Sparks, Nev., Don West, Tony West and Jeff West of Decatur; two daughters, Jean (Troy) Roberts of Fort Wayne and Bev Berry of Decatur; 12 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchidren and six great-great-grandchildren.


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