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Pigskin Picks, week seven results

October 22, 2013

     Missing only the Miami/Buffalo game this week, Max Eichenauer is the winner of week seven Pigskin Picks. Just behind him is Harley Hilty with two wrong but also getting the closest to the tie-breaker game score of 30 points in the Jags/Chargers game with (31). Gareth Harvey was third place with two wrong and a tie-break score of 37. Congrats to the prize winners and thanks to all for playing Pigskin Picks!

Alverna E. Reinking

October 22, 2013

Alverna E. Reinking
    Alverna E. Reinking, 88, Decatur, passed away Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    She was born on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1925, in Adams County, to the late Theodore K. and Clara (Macke) Ewell. She married Louis W. "Bud" Reinking Jr. on June 11, 1944; he passed away on July 11, 1995.
    Alverna was a homemaker and a member homemaker and a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Preble.

KATHRYN SANDERS

October 22, 2013

    Kathryn Sanders, 85, Grapeland,Texas, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. She was born on March 9, 1928, in Decatur to the late William Henry and Ina Mae (Finkhousen) Lichtenberger.
    She was a homemaker and a member of Grace Bible Church. She was also a board member of Guiceland Cemetery for many years.

Community Corrections, by the numbers

October 22, 2013

    Community Corrections Director Ian Gilbert reported to the Adams County Commissioners Monday afternoon on changes in staff and the number of individuals enrolled in his department's program.

Snow is in the forecast

October 22, 2013

    It’s that time of year again. The time when pleasant temperatures and sunny skies yield to the realities of autumn.
    And just to make sure local residents understand the change, the National Weather Service office in northern Indiana has uttered that nasty four-letter word for the first time of the approaching winter season.
    Yes, snow is in the forecast for Decatur and Adams County this week.

Enjoying the weather before it gets cold

October 22, 2013

Craig Whitman and his 15-month-old daughter Lillian went for a pleasant stroll along Mercer Avenue Monday afternoon. It could be their last such trip for a while as colder temperatures and the possibility of snow are forecast for this week.
Photo by J Swygart
 

Selking ends stellar year at semi-state in Kokomo

October 22, 2013

    KOKOMO — Bellmont's Evan Selking had already broken tradition as the school's first singles participant in the IHSAA semi-state tennis tournament.
    As it happened, though, the junior fell a bit short of lengthening his season as he fell to his opponent, Kendal Norman from Owen Valley, in straight sets during the opening round Saturday, 6-2, 6-2.

   Three perfect brackets made up the top three this week for Pigskin Picks week 16....
    YORKTOWN— Adams Central won three matches at the tough Yorktown Super...

 

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