March 16th, 2015
The Decatur Rotary Club’s annual auction was among the more popular attractions at this year’s Spotlight business expo, hosted by the Decatur Chamer of Commerce. Above, Rotarian John August holds a Minnie Mouse doll while soliciting bids.
Decatur Main Street is now accepting nominations for a new name for the “Pocket Park,” located on the corner of 2nd and Monroe streets in downtown Decatur.
Should it be named after a local legend or a local landmark? Should it rhyme? The public will help decide.
Entries may be mailed to City of Decatur, 172 N. 2nd St., Decatur, IN 46733 – attn: Name that park; by email at email@example.com; or by phone at 724-7171. All submitted entries must include your name, address and phone number.
At the annual Bellmont wrestling team dessert held earlier this week, Bellmont head wrestling coach Brent Faurote announced that squad members Carter Friedt and Joe Becker earned Academic All-State honors.
Becker, a senior who earned his way to semi-state this year, was named First Team Senior Academic All-State in wrestling, while Friedt was named Second Team Junior Academic All-State.
The cost of food continues to rise, and regulations set for school corporations as a result of First Lady Michelle Obama’s initiative to fight childhood obesity by — in part — placing dietary restrictions on school lunch programs has made an already challenging job more difficult.
The Adams Central High School music department will stage the final two performances of “Happy Valley High” tonight and Saturday evening in the school cafetorium. The musical performance is set in the 1950s and full of hip hop songs and lots of laughs. Pictured above are cast members Jared Lehman, Jonah Tijerina, Koty Frauhiger, Blake Lewis, Noah Quinones and Leah Agler.
Adams County Circuit Court Judge Chad Kukelhan, Clerk of Courts Jim Voglewede and Chief Probation Officer Rhonda McIntosh all appeared before the Adams County Council Tuesday morning to ask permission to break the county hiring freeze and replace employees who have left the county’s employment.
The Decatur Chamber of Commerce’s annual Spotlight showcase event will take place from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Bellmont Middle School.
The Spotlight business expo, which annually draws more than 2,000 visitors, according to the chamber, allows local businesses and organizations to promote and display their goods and services.
A new Adams County Relay for Life breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m., with serving to continue until 10 a.m.
Warmer temperatures, signaling the pending arrival of spring, apparently have awakened stirrings of courtship in this flock of wild turkeys, spotted Tuesday just north of Pleasant Mills.
A little-known fact surfaced during the North Adams board of education meeting Tuesday evening when Superintendent of Schools Brent Lehman informed the board the district still owns Worthman Field, located at the corner of 13th and Adams streets in Decatur.
The question, Lehman said, was what to do with the land.
(6:59 a.m.) All three Adams County public school systems, St. Joseph Catholic and Wyneken Lutheran Memorial schools are operating on a 2 hour delay this morning due to fog. Also running on a 2 hour delay are Northern and Southern Wells schools, and Crestview Local, Parkway Local and Van Wert City in neighboring Ohio. Jay County is running on a 3 hour delay at this time. We will update this information as it becomes available.