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Jason Myers took Brad Engle along when Jason got his UTV inspected and approved to be legally driven on Decatur streets. Both men were quite pleased with the outcome.

The City of Decatur will hold their regularly scheduled Decatur Board of Public Works & Safety and Common Council meetings on May 17, 2022 at Riverside Center 231 E. Monroe Street, Decatur, Indiana.  The Board of Public Works & Safety meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m., with the Common …

The first thunderstorm of this spring brought a Severe Thunderstorm Warning to much of Adams County Wednesday afternoon. Pea-sized hail and winds of 60+ MPH were reported across the county as a dangerous cell passed quickly through our area. 

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Tuesday's City Council meeting was filled with tension as hundreds of people spoke both for and against a proposed change to the city ordinance barring the slaughter of livestock inside the city limits. The board took a symbolic vote to not change the ordinance, with all five members voting …

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Rural Decatur resident Kyle Lawson, a recent graduate of Bellmont, was recently named Indiana Guardsman of the year after winning a competition of fellow soldiers and will now move on to a regional competition, where he will represent not only the city of Decatur, but also the entire Hoosier…

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Andy's Car Wash has offered a free vacuum service. Recently, they put in a donation box by their vacuums requesting that customers donate spare change to go towards a local charity.

On Monday, Feb. 14, Woodcrest held a coronation crowing their newest King Leon “Hap” Grote and Queen Marcile King. Woodcrest employees nominated residents for court, and then the residents voted on which two lucky individuals would receive the crown.

On Dec. 2, 2021, Kayla Caudill lost her newborn baby, Annelise, to a congenital heart defect only four hours after her birth. Heartbroken, Caudill returned home from the hospital with a blanket that Annelise was wrapped in before she passed away. Finding comfort in the blanket, Caudill wante…

Many came to the Riverside Center early afternoon on Monday to hear Mayor Dan Rickord's State of the City Address. Rickord discussed many topics, including public safety updates, public works updates, building projects, and upcoming events.

On Monday, Feb. 7, at 9:00 a.m. Comfort & Chaos Co. boutique, the newest business addition to Decatur, held its grand opening. Erika Bickford welcomed all who entered her store, offering complimentary donuts and a gift basket to her first ten customers. Before opening her storefront, Bic…

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With the winter storm leaving several inches of snow on the ground, many enjoy the fresh powder's fun activities. From sledding to fort building, those young at heart made the most of what the chilling weather had to offer. 

Multiple stores within Adams County were cleared out of various items on Tuesday night and this morning. As shoppers rushed to beat the predicted snowstorms, many shelves within the grocery stores were left barren. Unfortunately, the stores’ staff couldn’t keep up with the continuous empty s…

After 15 years of dedicated service to Love INC as Executive Director, Claudia Karges believes it is time to begin a new journey. While a date for her retirement has not been officially set, Karges plans to leave Love INC in May 2022. Karges is planning to go on mission trips full time after…

Sixth-grader Braelyn Radecki is the overall champion of the recently held Bellmont Middle School Spelling Bee. The competition consisted of nine rounds, and Radecki secured her win by correctly spelling the word "gluten." With the support of her entire school, Radecki will continue to compet…

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Paul Sisson, 12, recently celebrated his first birthday since his cancer diagnosis. In late Nov. 2021, Elizabeth Sisson, Paul's mother, noticed he had little energy and a meager appetite. They went to the doctor and were notified that Paul had a very low blood count that required him to go t…

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers are moving forward with a series of contentious Republican-backed bills that they say would increase transparency of K-12 school curricula and restrict students from accessing "harmful materials" at libraries.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Democrats and voting rights activists are objecting to a Republican-backed proposal that would require Indiana voters who request mail-in ballots to swear under possible penalty of perjury that they won't be able to vote in person at any time during the 28 days before Ele…

On Wednesday, the Indiana Secretary of State Holli Sullivan visited Decatur to meet with the Adams County Clerk, James Voglewede Jr., and his election team. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss various details about the 2020 election and prepare for the upcoming 2022 election.