Jobs at this plant coming to Decatur.
"I feel for the folks in Wakarusa, but I am very happy for Decatur," Mayor John Schultz said this morning of Fleetwood's expected expansion. "This is nothing but good news. It shows the confidence Fleetwood has in Decatur, and we will do whatever we can to assist them in the transition and going forward."
Larry Macklin, executive director of the Adams County Economic Development Corp. said this morning that his office will assist Fleetwood in attempting to secure training funds and other assistance from the state economic develop office.
"But we are very pleased for Decatur and Adams County with yesterday's announcement," Macklin said. "This tells us much about the quality of Fleetwood and the fact that they recognize the quality of the workforce in Adams County."
Further details in today's print and e-editions.