Demolition makes way for new gym

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

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An excavator takes a bite out of the roof of the old Decatur Elementary building in Decatur Feb. 21. The demolition of the old classroom and office area will make way for the new Decatur Middle School gym.

An excavator takes a bite out of the roof of the old Decatur Elementary building in Decatur Feb. 21. The demolition of the old classroom and office area will make way for the new Decatur Middle School gym.
Photo by Mike Eckels

DECATUR -- With all the design work, grant applications and millage voting complete, work finally began on the new basketball/safe room at Decatur Middle School Feb. 21. The outside was the first to fall as a big track hoe/excavator took down the brick walls that stood in place since 1959-60 when the building went into service as Decatur Elementary School.


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