Archive - Nov 2010
INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 9, 2010) – As another high school winter sports season begins in Adams County, a new student-athlete is initiated into an elite group honored by the Indiana High School Athletic Association as an IHSAA Role Model. Picking up where those before her left off, one Adams County high school student will take the lead as an anti-tobacco advocate in her school and community during the IHSAA Role Model Program’s eighth consecutive year.
Although delivered calmly, the Veterans' Day address by Hank Mayer, a retired lieutenant-colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps, minced no words as he delivered numerous jabs in several directions.
More than 100 people attended the downtown ceremony on Madison St. in front of American Legion Post 43.
It's formally known as TNRD80001011.
That's the 18,000th Formula boat built since 1989 at the Thunderbird Products plant in Decatur: a 35-foot, twin-engine craft destined to be used on The Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri. It has a top speed of 55 mph.
Chalmer L. “Charlie” Reber, 98, of Grundy Center, Iowa, formerly of Decatur, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 7, 2010 at his home of natural causes.
Charlie was born on September 23, 1912, in Decatur to Marion and Von (Baltzell) Reber.
He grew up and graduated from high school in Decatur.
Bonnie J. Urick, 68, of Decatur, died on Tuesday, November 9, 2010, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
Bonnie was born on June 11, 1942, in Bluffton, Indiana, to Oral Fulton and Mary Ann (Nash) Fulton.
On November 23, 1961, she married Palmer D. Urick. He preceded her in death on January 30, 2008.
Bonnie attended The Bridge Community Church in Decatur.
She retired as an accountant.
In regard to the death of Kenneth Dwight Crane Sr., 74, of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, last Sunday, online condolences are being accepted at www.minnichfh.com.
The second drug interdiction operation in eight months in Decatur was aimed today at eight adults and two juveniles, charged with dealing in marijuana, cocaine, prescription pain medicine, and mushrooms. The operation is entitled "Operation Fall Harvest."
The previous drug bust this year was held in March and netted 17 people.
North Adams school officials were just checking to see which way the wind is blowing. And presently it's pretty calm out there.
School board members listened Tuesday to a sales pitch seeking the local school district's investment in a statewide wind farm project. And they did so armed in advance with a legal opinion from state attorneys that such investments are not currently permissible.
"Anybody who watched Alex play would understand why we want her to be a part of our program," stated Morehead State University coach Jaime Gordon Wednesday afternoon prior to his practice.
"She's a great athlete and very passionate about the game. She is all about volleyball and everything that goes with it. We were excited to go through the recruiting process and make her a Morehead State Eagle."
Winning a state championship is evidently no accident.
From the first interview I had with Bellmont Coach Craig Krull in early August, he noted that his team "had only one goal." Of course, that was to win it all.
Bellmont didn't win those two early tough tourneys the Squaws were in. That didn't matter.
In fact, Krull's girls knew what it would come down to.