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Archive - Nov 29, 2013

It's Black Friday

November 29, 2013

Black Friday sales had many hits and misses. Crowds at the Decatur Super Walmart store are shown above during their ‘peak’ sales. Many electronic items were distributed via arm bands or tickets, hours before the sale started. Some ads proved too good to be true and stock was very scarce. Playstation 4, iPads, computers, televisions and Amazon Kindles were the first to go, locally. Hot priced items in the toy department, clothing and home goods drew in masses waiting and hoping to save a few bucks.  
Photo by Ashley Thieme
 

Pope Francis to the faithful: Go find the poor

November 29, 2013

VATICAN CITY (AP) — When he was archbishop of Buenos Aires, Pope Francis was known to sneak out at night and break bread with the homeless, sit with them literally on the street and eat with them, as part of his aim to share the plight of the poor and let them know someone cared.

Thanksgiving at Southeast

November 29, 2013

Students in the first grade class of Trishia Gose helped celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday by learning about Squanto, who helped the Pilgrims celebrate the first Thanksgiving. They also planted corn, starting with a base “soil” comprised of pudding and Oreo cookie crumbs, digging a hole in the “soil” and adding a gummy fish for fertilizer before planting a seed of candy corn. The photos show Avry Lutes, who seemed to enjoy the story of Squanto.
Photo by Mike Lamm

 

Jets and Stars sit atop first wrestling polls

November 29, 2013

    Adams County rivals Adams Central and South Adams lead the way among small schools in the wrestling season’s first statewide poll by classes.
     The Indiana High School Wrestling Coaches Association (IHSWCA) released its first classed rankings Wednesday. The poll is important as teams prepare for the IHSWCA Team State Dual Meet tournament at Westfield on January 4, 2014.

    The annual Kekionga Greenway Gallop 5k commenced once again on Sunday with...
    The Bellmont Squaws won the cross country invitational they hosted Wednesday...
    Concordia Lutheran backed up their number one ranking in class 3A on Tuesday...