Archive - Oct 2013
Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson told an audience at the Woodcrest Campus Center Wednesday that if a solicitation to invest hard-earned funds sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
Lawson spoke to about 20 people on the topic of “Seniors and Investment Fraud” and outlined how her office is standing ready to help persons, especially senior citizens, strike back against scam artists who prey on elderly victims.
For the complete story, see today's print or online editions.
Due to the likelihood of inclement weather this evening, officials in the town of Geneva have moved Trick-or-Treat hours, originally scheduled for later today, to Friday between the hours of 5:30-7 p.m.
Wes Kuntzman, director of the Decatur Chamber of Commerce, reported Wednesday that Decatur’s community-wide Trick-or-Treat event will still be held today. Those who do not wish to be outside may Trick-or-Treat at Woodcrest and Evergreen Court from 3-6 p.m. or at Walmart from 4-6 pm.
FASTER THAN THE HARVEST—As part of the Callithumpian festivities, the Cantor race was ran at Bellmont High School this week once again. The winners of the race in their respective categories are seen above holding their awards. (Photo provided)
The science curriculum at Adams Central Schools has been targeted for criticism by a worldwide organization working “to protect the principle of separation between church and state.” And officials at the school have deflected that criticism.
The annual Berne Halloween Parade, sponsored by the Berne Democratic Party Central Committee, was held Tuesday evening in the city. Among the participants were, from left, Austin Dailey, Josh Hofsetter, James Rutledge and Laromie Journey. More photos from the parade may be seen in today's print or online editions.
Photo by Jannaya Andrews.
Bellmont fans, all decked out in pink, celebrate the Squaws’ four-set victory over Delta to claim the school’s 13th regional volleyball tournament title Tuesday night at BHS. For a complete game story, see today's print or online editions.
Photo by Dylan Malone
Jerry J. Kitterman, 69, Montpelier, passed away at 8:22 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, at IU Health Blackford Hospital in Hartford City.
He was born on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 1944, in Bluffton to the late Robert and R. Jeanette (Ducy) Kitterman.
John R. Zintsmaster was the oldest son, born to the Lester R Zintsmaster, former Decatur car dealer, and Clara Teresa Kearney of West Virginia. Alice Beineke Zintsmaster was the youngest daughter, born to Albert Beineke and June Blossom Burkhart, local farmer and business investor in the Decatur area. Both passed away this year in Scottsdale, Ariz., after 58 years of marriage. Alice passed away on March 24, 2013, her loyal and loving husband, John, passed away five months later on Aug. 20, 2013.