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St. Joe moves on in CYO

October 20, 2011

    The St. Joe Commodores opened up their CYO volleyball tournament Wednesday night with both the seventh and eighth grade in action with both squads coming away with victories in the first round.
    In the seventh grade match, St. Joe found themselves in the second round by virtue of the bye because of their number one seed. They matched up against St. Vincent's and won easily in two games, 25-18, 25-11.

AC band set to go for state berth

October 20, 2011

    The Adams Central High School band band is now one of the top 20 Class D bands in the state, having received a “Gold” rating and placing in the top 10 bands (out of 18) in last weekend’s Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) Class D Regional competition.
    The stakes are even higher this Saturday during the Semi-State contest at Franklin Community High School, near Greenwood.

Wreck injures one

October 20, 2011

    A two-car crash injured one person at 2:03 p.m. Wednesday on US 27 at County Rd. 900 North.
    Tamara L. Torson, 50, rural Decatur, was driving a car on 900 North when she hit a car driven by Breona R. Sinn, 22, rural Berne.
    Torson suffered a chest bruise and was treated at Adams Memorial Hospital, then released.
    Combined damages were estimated by an investigating deputy sheriff at $10,000 to $25,000.

2.2-inch rain recorded here

October 20, 2011

    Two-plus inches of rain and it just keeps on coming.
    Officials at the Decatur weather station said this morning that 2.2 inches of rain fell here in a 24-hour period up to 7 a.m. today. That caused a dramatic rise in the St. Marys River of nearly nine feet, from 2.6 feet to 11. feet at 7 a.m. today.
    Meanwhile, rain was continuing to fall well beyond 7 a.m., and the National Weather Service said more was expected here today.

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