Archive - Dec 29, 2010
Charles H. “Chuck” Edgar, 83, of Decatur, died Tuesday in Woodcrest Retirement Community's nursing center.
He was born to Roy and Lillian Whitacre Edgar.
Survivors include a son, Doug Edgar of Monroe, and a daughter, Mrs. Dan (Fay) Schwartz of Middlebury, Indiana.
A memorial visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m. Thursday at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home in Decatur, followed by a 6 p.m. funeral service.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In a legal victory for victims’ families, Ohio’s highest court ruled Tuesday that a university’s insurance coverage extended to a charter bus that crashed in 2007, killing five student baseball players and two others.
After five years of meticulous planning and aggressive fund-raising, spearheaded by the Berne Community Development Corporation, the Muensterberg Plaza clock tower in Berne became a reality in 2010, making it the No. 8 story of the year as chosen by employees of the Decatur Daily Democrat.
Ground was ceremoniously broken in mid-March and work on the 160-foot clock tower, funded exclusively by private donations, began almost immediately.
Bellmont guard Joe Baker drilled in two three-point shots on consecutive possessions to start the second period to give the Braves a 24-21 lead Tuesday night and the Braves never trailed thereafter enroute to a 70-63 triumph over county rival Adams Central at the Teepee.
A high school football player in Arizona, one with strong ties to Decatur and Adams County, recently completed a highly successful grid season and is being recruited by several colleges to continue his playing career.
KJ Gould, grandson of Jay and Carolyn Gould of rural Berne, also achieved success in soccer, and track during his high school career. He will have 12 varsity letters when he graduates, according to information furnished by the Gould family.