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Archive - Aug 22, 2011

Squaws stop depleted Jets in three

August 22, 2011

    A somewhat undermanned Adams Central volleyball team traveled to the Teepee Saturday night to battle defending class 3A state champ Bellmont and although the Squaws won the match in three straight games fairly easily the final scores were not indicative of the play on the court.

Decatur's 175th celebration opened over the weekend

August 22, 2011

    The 175th anniversary celebration of Decatur's founding began with a bang, with numerous events last weekend.
    One of the highlights was the screenings of "Hoosiers" and "Rudy" with David Anspaugh on hand to narrate and provide autographs.
    Brad Boyle, a Bellmont grad who played Whit in the film, and director Anspaugh, a 1965 Decatur High School grad, both attended the "Hoosiers" screening.

Revolutionary War soldier’s gravesite here is rededicated

August 22, 2011

    A lengthy program to rededicate the gravesite near Decatur of Revolutionary War soldier Thomas W. Archbold drew perhaps 250 people to Reynolds Cemetery on Winchester Rd. on Saturday.
    The ceremony included not just veterans of wars of the 20th century, but also a contingent from Midwestern members of the Sons of the American Legion (SAR) dressed in replica military uniforms and hats from the 18th century.

Wanda S. Sprunger

August 22, 2011

    Wanda S. Sprunger, 63, of Berne, died at home on Thursday.
    She was born to Cecil and Juanita Harrison Griffin, who are deceased.
    Among survivors are her husband, Randy L. Sprunger; two brothers, Bill Griffin of Malverne, Arkansas, and Larry Griffin of Salem, Illinois; and one sister, Clara Taylor of Salem, Illinois.
    A memorial funeral service at 2 p.m. Monday in Bethel Brethren Church at Berne, with visiting hours from 2-6 p.m. Sunday and from 1-2 p.m. Monday.

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