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April 3rd, 2015

Rock of ages

April 3, 2015

    Despite her size, little Brynle Haines, 2, wasn’t afraid to tackle the rock climbing obstacle at Legion Park Wednesday.

 

American Legion Dinner to benefit flag program

April 3, 2015

Jan Smith, left, commander of American Legion Post 43, Decatur, and Karen Sweney of Family LifeCare are pictured with Decatur Mayor John Schultz with an American flag blanket. A benefit dinner will be held from 5-7 p.m. April 24 at Decatur American Legion Post 43, with proceeds earmarked for the American flag blanket program. An American flag blanket is used to cover the veteran one last time
by the Hospice nurse and given to their loved ones as a keepsake.
 

Inside the Madness blog: Final Four weekend

April 3, 2015

Below is a link to the Associated Press' blog on the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. As the Final Four is upon us starting tomorrow, take a look at the buzz surrounding the teams.

http://collegebasketball.ap.org/thepilotnews/blog/ap-now-inside-madness

April 2nd

Schultz in opposition to construction wage repeal

April 2, 2015

    Decatur Mayor John Schultz is one of 28 mayors who have publicly opposed an attempt in the Indiana General Assembly to repeal the state’s common construction wage law.
    The law enables communities to set minimum wages for construction projects which are publicly funded and which cost more than $350,000. A panel of taxpayers and contractors establish the wages to be paid for a project.

Oh! Happy Day!

April 2, 2015

    This happy quartet was spotted as they enjoyed a little recess time at Adams Central Wednesday afternoon as warm weather and bright sunshine moved into the area. It may be safe to say these young ladies’ smiles sum up the feelings of many area residents.

 

Decatur egg hunt is Saturday

April 2, 2015

    Adams Memorial Hospital and WZBD radio, in conjunction with area merchants, will host the Great Easter Egg Hunt in Decatur beginning at noon Saturday. The event will take place in the grassy area behind Riverside Center.
 

Final DSL registration at Riverside

April 2, 2015

WHICH BALL ARE WE USING?!?— As summer rolls around the Decatur Softball League officials have announced one more sign-up for girls planning to play at Hannah Nuttman Park this season. On Saturday, April 4, a registration table will be set up at Riverside Center from 10 am until noon. (Archive photo)

April 1st

Local jobless rate 4.8% in February

April 1, 2015

    Adams County’s unemployment rate during February was 4.8 percent, according to statistics released Monday by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.
    That figure was the lowest in the county since October of last year, when the county’s unemployment rate dipped to 4.6 percent. The county’s jobless rate was 6 percent in February of 2014.

Glass may be recycled once again

April 1, 2015

     After announcing two weeks ago that the Adams County Solid Waste Management District would no longer accept glass for recycling, an announcement Tuesday from ACSWMD Director Hank Mayer reversed that decision and stated the center is again accepting glass.
The announcement clarifies that glass “must be clean and free of contaminates.” All colors may be co-mingled; beer and drink bottles, mayonnaise, pickle jars and other similar food containers are acceptable.

A day on the trail

April 1, 2015

    With temperatures approaching 60 degrees on Tuesday, Amanda Luce and her companion, Bella, enjoyed a run along the River Greenway Trail in Decatur. Today’s forecast calls for continued mild temperatures, although rain is predicted again on Thursday and Friday.
 

    FORT WAYNE— The Bellmont Braves varsity golf team finished sixth overall...
    The much-anticipated showdown between the Bellmont Braves and the Norwell...
    WOODBURN— The big bats continue to compliment stellar pitching for the...

 

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