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Archive - Oct 28, 2011

Phyllis Martin

October 28, 2011

    Phyllis Martin, 83, of Leo-Cedarville, a former Decatur resident, died on Wednesday at The Cedars, a nursing home.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home, Decatur.

It’s Callithumpian time

October 28, 2011

    Decatur's Callithumpian festival hits the fan this weekend, with all sorts of activities scheduled leading up to Halloween Night and the Callithumpian Parade.
    The Halloween Healthfair was held at Adams Memorial Hospital this morning, and a new event is scheduled tonight: Haunted Decatur Wagon Tours.

More than 220 kids participate in painting contest

October 28, 2011

    There wasn't much real estate available on the floor of the largest room in Riverside Center on Thursday evening as 226 area students from kindergarten through fifth grade flocked to the 31st annual Callithumpian Festival poster-painting contest.
    The event lasted two hours.
    Many of the posters will be on display in Decatur business windows.
    Winners will be announced later.

AMH open house slated Sunday

October 28, 2011

    Adams Memorial Hospital will host an open house from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday in celebration of its Adams Medical Complex.
    The new complex, which is located behind the Strickler Cancer Institute, will include Decatur Family Medicine with Dr. Crystal Jencks and Dr. Jessamine Hippensteel.
    A news release said both physicians will be available during the open house for the public to meet. They specialize in family medicine and obstetrics care.

County schools look to advance in sectional action

October 28, 2011

    The second round of high school football sectionals kicks off tonight with games at 7 p.m. or 7:30 p.m.
    The three Adams County schools are all still in the running for their respective sectionals and would like to ask for continued support from their local fan base.
    The Braves will be at home this evening with a tough Yorktown squad who sit at 6-4. Should the Braves move on tonight, it will be a coin flip between two 8-2 teams, Mississinewa and Western, both are the sectional favorites over the Braves.

    Tonight the Adams Central Jets host Eastside at the Landing Strip in Monroe. The...
    The annual Kekionga Greenway Gallop 5k commenced once again on Sunday with...
    The Bellmont Squaws won the cross country invitational they hosted Wednesday...

 

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