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Archive - May 25, 2012

Bellmont nips Heritage, 4-3

May 25, 2012

    —Bellmont played for their playoff lives on Friday night against the Heritage Patriots in the baseball sectional semi-final game held at the Teepee pulling out a 4-3 victory against their foes.
    Bellmont coach Ben Fawbush commented on his tough Heritage opponents, "I don't know what it is about these guys. We come out against Mississinewa and pound the ball and I didn't think this guy (Conner Sheehan) was any better than what we saw the other day and we couldn't hit consistently."

Veterans events slated here, in area

May 25, 2012

    Veterans-related events in Decatur, Berne and Geneva, along with Willshire, Ohio, have been announced for the Memorial Day weekend.
    The American Legion post 43 color guard and firing squad will be at the Decatur Catholic Cemetery on Monday at 9 a.m. for a short service honoring past and present veterans, before moving to the Decatur Cemetery for another short service.

Hot time ahead for the holiday weekend

May 25, 2012

    Break out the fans and air conditioners and get the pools ready as Mother Nature has a stretch of hot, humid weather just in time for the Memorial Day weekend for portions of the Midwest and East.
    As cool air with gust winds sweep over the Southwest and snow falls over the high country in the Rockies, building heat over the southern Plains is forecast to surge northeastward later this week, according to AccuWeather.com RealFeel®.

Local Boy Scouts to aid smoke detector campaign

May 25, 2012

    The Decatur Fire Department, along with the help of area Boy Scouts, will be installing new smoke detectors and batteries in area homes as part of a campaign to provide working detectors for those in need, according to Assistant Fire Chief Jim Hitchcock.        
    Hitchcock said the department is taking donations to purchase the detectors and batteries, and the department is not asking for money from individuals who are in need of a working detector.

Dorothy G. Liechty

May 25, 2012

    Dorothy G. Liechty, 89, of Berne, died Wednesday, May 23, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    She was born on November 6, 1922, to David O. and Elma (Eicher) Liechty.
    Graveside services will be held Thursday, May 31, at 1 p.m., at MRE Cemetery.
    There are no calling or funeral services.

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