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Archive - Jan 2012

January 5th

Athlete of the week

January 5, 2012

    Nick Fuelling is this week's Athlete of the Week after a career-high performance against county-rival South Adams leading the Braves to a 68-56 win. Fuelling had 26 points on a nearly flawless 11-for-12 shooting performance from the floor owning the paint for the entirety of the game. Nick also led the team with seven rebounds and swatted a shot in the contest.

January 4th

Arrangements for fire victim are pending

January 4, 2012

    Services are pending at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home for Duane (Dean) Ingmire, 59, a 16-year reserve officer and a 14-year dispatcher with the Decatur Police Department who died Tuesday morning in a fire inside his home in Roe Acres, north of Monmouth.
    Among Ingmire's survivors are two sons.
    It is believed that smoke inhalation was the cause of death, although that has yet to be determined by the coroner.

Fire death fifth in 26 months

January 4, 2012

    It confounds and disappoints Decatur Fire Chief Les Marckel and the entire Decatur Fire Department: a department which had gone 20 or more years without a fatality in a home fire has now had five in a little more than 26 months.  Dean Ingmire, a longtime member of the Decatur Police Department, is the latest, having died in a fire in his home early Tuesday morning.

Building vote said likely next fall

January 4, 2012

    It now appears the possibility of a joint city-county building being built in Decatur will be placed before Adams County voters next fall.
    That possibility came to light near the end of Tuesday night's Decatur City Council meeting when new councilman Cam Collier asked Mayor John Schultz the status of the ongoing discussions.
    Schultz replied that monthly meetings are being held, with the next one coming up soon, and it appeared that the matter would be taken to the voters in the fall.

Troy L. Dailey

January 4, 2012

    Troy L. Dailey, 38, of Berne, died Monday at his home.
    He was born to Darrell Dailey and Diane Rhoades in Van Wert, Ohio.
    Among survivors are his father, Darrell, of Bryant; his mother, Diane, of Greenville, Ohio; two sons, Quinn A. and Cajun K. Dailey, of Berne; and a daughter, Audrey Dailey, of Berne.    
    Visitation is Thursday from 2-8 p.m. at the First Missionary Church in Berne.

Charles E. Wulliman

January 4, 2012

    Charles E. Wulliman, 94, Berne, passed away on Monday, January 2, 2012 at Swiss Village.
    He was born to Mennis and Pauline (Sprunger) Wulliman on Januay 17, 1917, in Adams County.
    He married Lavon (Lehman) Wulliman on February 4, 1941; she survives.

Braves’ Fuelling shoots lights out in win against Stars

January 4, 2012

    Braves’ senior forward Nick Fuelling was a near-perfect 11-for-12 from the field en route to a career high 26 points in the 68-56 win against the Starfires of South Adams at the Teepee last night.
    Fellow senior Payton Selking also managed 20 points in the win along with an impressive five assists and five rebounds to boot. The two managed to hound the Stars’ defense the entire night from the inside out as most of Fuelling’s points came in the paint and Selking drained four of Bellmont’s five three-pointers.

AC girls lose close match at the Hangar to LPCS

January 4, 2012

    MONROE—The Adams Central girls basketball team learned the hard way Tuesday night in a 44-38 setback to Lakewood Park that a period in varsity action lasts an entire eight minutes, not 7:57.

January 3rd

Ingmire dies in fire

January 3, 2012

    Duane (Dean) Ingmire, 59, a 16-year reserve officer and a 14-year dispatcher with the Decatur Police Department, died this morning in a fire inside his home in Roe Acres, north of Monmouth.
    Firefighters were sent to the home at 217 W. Roeville Road at 8:36 a.m. when the 911 center at the Adams County Sheriff's Department received a call from a neighbor of Ingmire's who saw smoke coming from the home.

Winter takes swipe at the area

January 3, 2012

    All those mild holiday conditions went by the wayside in Decatur and Adams County on Monday as Old Man Winter took a swipe at the area to begin the new year.
    The coldest temperatures of the season combined with a fresh one inch of snow to slicken streets in the city and county, leading to a number of slideoffs yesterday. An Adams County Sheriff's Department spokesman said this morning there were no known injuries.

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