Archive - Oct 16, 2013
Charles E. “Chuck” Ripley, 81,Plymouth, passed away suddenly in his Elliot Avenue home of natural causes on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013.
Chuck was a native of Adams County and was born in Blue Creek Township near Decatur on April 12, 1932, to the late Leland A. and Midge C. (Davis) Ripley. He married Norma Louise Chattin on April 15, 1956, in Huntington, she survives.
The City of Decatur is updating its ordinance governing burning by the public, and the idea sparked a lengthy discussion at Tuesday night's city council meeting.
Mayor John Schultz said some complaints, mainly concerning the burning of trash, prompted him to ask City Attorney Tim Baker to draw an amendment to the current ordinance covering the regulation of open burning.
Principals at the South Adams Schools updated the district's board of education on state assessment reports for the 2012-2013 school year at Tuesday night's special meeting.
It was Senior Night at South Adams High School on Tuesday as fans gathered to cheer the Starfire volleyball team to a victory over Union City. Shown are senior members of the volleyball program. From left are Brandy Rogers, manager Reba Morehouse and Alyssa Bluhm.
Photo by Dylan Malone