Archive - Oct 26, 2010
The usual passel of awards was passed out after Monday night's Callithumpian Parade, which was conducted in some of the best weather in the event's history.
A huge crowd turned out for the annual event, with temperatures in the 60s.
The four float awards went to the following: first, Kekionga Steel Drumz of Fort Wayne; second, The Haunted Barn in rural Hoagland; third, Fennig Landscaping; and fourth, Decatur Dance Academy.
Wonder Woman, Batman and Superman all showed up in Decatur's Callithumpian Parade Tuesday night. (Photo by Eric Mann)
Gregory A. Tannehill, 56, of Decatur, died on Saturday, October 23, 2010, at Leconte Medical Center in Sevierville, Tennessee.
Greg was born on September 12, 1954, in Garden City, Michigan, to Robert E. and Virginia C. (Lemons) Tannehill.
He married Linda L. Olds on July 31, 1982.
Greg retired as a wastewater technician and industrial plumber. He was a Vietnam War veteran, having served in the United States Navy.
Beulah M. Schwartz, 80, of Bluffton, died on Monday in Bluffton Regional Medical Center.
She was born in Adams County on May 7, 1930 to Sam and Rose Minger Bertsch.
Among survivors are two sons, Gary Schwartz of Bluffton and Dale Schwartz of Decatur, and one daughter, Mrs. Gary (Sharon) Merritt of Craigville.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Apostolic Christian Church at Vera Cruz, with burial in Apostolic Christian Cemetery.
Opposites will be attacking tonight at the Teepee.
Bellmont, one of the most consistent winners in Indiana volleyball history with 27 sectional championships, will play host tonight to Western, which now has exactly two sectional titles in its school history.
"Our game goal was to win sectional," said second-year Western head coach Lindsay Reinking.
Bellmont senior Brittany Thatcher was named recently first team All-NHC in girls soccer.
Thatcher was one of five Bellmont girls to be named to the squad, which finished tied for third in the NHC with a 4-3 record.
Thatcher was named as a midfielder for the Squaws. Junior defender Shelby Wright and sophomore forward Andrea Fruchte were named to the second team.
Senior midfielder Jessica Brewer and junior forward Taylor Kennedy were given honorable mention on the squad.