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Donations to salute soldiers

October 19, 2010

    The Walmart store in Decatur and the Adams County Community Foundation have begun an effort to collect donations of food and other products to be sent to United States military personnel from Adams County in time for Christmas. The project is called Salute Our Soldiers (SOS).
    The goal is to have enough items for local service members to be able to share them with others in their units.

Darrell Grice

October 19, 2010

    Darrell Grice, 69, of Newburgh, Indiana, died Saturday.
    He was born on October 26, 1940, in Celina, Ohio, to Frank and Lavone Grice and was reared in Decatur.
    He graduated from Decatur High School.
    Surviving are his wife, Bonnie, whom he married 45 years ago; three children, Dell Grice, Janeen Paulson, and Jacqueline Grice; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Karen Roth of Florida; and his mother, who lives in Ossian.

Frock takes on incumbent commissioner Coil in 2nd

October 19, 2010

    Longtime county commissioner Ed Coil, a Republican, and Democratic newcomer, Robert Frock, will square off on November 2 for the Second District commissioner seat.
    Both men talked at the candidate forum provided by the Decatur Rotary Club last week.
    Coil pointed out that he is a Korean War veteran, a 35-year employee and official for the former Zollner Corp. in Fort Wayne, and for 10 years was the general manager of the Detroit Pistons.

Barger runs into a hot Najev of Dwenger in regional tennis final

October 19, 2010

    Adams Central sophomore Nathan Barger won his first Kokomo Regional Singles Tourney match, pounding Zach Saylor of Peru 6-1, 6-1. However, Barger fell to Bishop Dwenger's Betrum Najev, 7-5, 6-2 in the title match.
    Barger finished a sterling season at 22-2.
    "Nathan played some of his best tennis this Saturday. Nejev was in the zone (for the finals match)," stated Adams Central Coach Michael Hower.

7th grade Jets cop ACAC title

October 19, 2010

    Adams Central's seventh grade volleyball team went undefeated this season, racking up a 20-0 mark, going 9-0 in the ACAC, and winning the conference tournament by beating Garrett and Heritage.
    Coach Becky Brown congratulated her players by saying, "They never had to go three games with any opponent all season and they defeated three previously unbeaten teams: Norwell, Bellmont, and Leo.

    WATERLOO— Bellmont suffered a tight defeat against NHC foe DeKalb...
   Below are the week two results of the Pigskin Picks Challenge featuring Mike McGill...
    BERNE— The South Adams Starfires came out of the gate firing on all...

 

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