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Archive - Nov 2013

November 19th

Grace E. Anderson

November 19, 2013

    Grace E. Anderson departed from this life Nov. 17, 2013. She was born to Royal and Charlotte (Cook) Eibling in Paulding Counting, Ohio July 13, 1919. Grace married John W. Anderson in February 1941 and was his help mate all of her life.

Arthur D. Beeler

November 19, 2013

    Arthur D. Beeler, 93, of Decatur died Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
 

EVACUATED: Gas line ruptured; dozens of families forced from homes

November 19, 2013

    A gas line that was ruptured by utility crews Monday evening in Decatur forced dozens of north-side residents from their homes for more than five hours.

Decatur declared ‘shovel ready’ site for food processing

November 19, 2013

    The Phase III expansion of the Decatur Industrial Park has received an exclusive endorsement to help promote the benefits of locating in the park, Adams County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Larry Macklin informed county commissioners Monday afternoon at their regular weekly meeting.

Construction of new jail within 5 years inevitable?

November 19, 2013

    During an October meeting of public officials scheduled by Adams County Sheriff Shane Rekeweg to discuss jail overcrowding issues, Commission Chairman Doug Bauman and Councilors Eric Orr and Stan Stoppenhagen discussed possible options which might be available in addressing the recently escalating problem.

Squaws take 4th in swim opener at Norwell; AC 7th

November 19, 2013

    KINGSLAND— Bishop Dwenger outscored Columbia City 267-262 in the quest for first place at the Norwell Invitational Saturday kicking off the swimming season for the girls in Adams County.
    Bellmont finished fourth with 215 behind third place Oak Hill (225), while Norwell finished fifth at 185, Bluffton was sixth at 131, and the Lady Jets were last with just 17 points.

November 18th

County escapes storm’s brunt

November 18, 2013

    Adams County and most of the immediate surrounding area was spared the wrath of severe weather which passed through much of the Midwest on Sunday.
    There were no reports of injury or serious damage in the county, with law enforcement officials reporting minor instances of downed limbs and blowing debris.
    The severe weather siren went off in Decatur at 4:39 p.m., but stopped a few minutes later.

Christmas Open House set for this weekend in Decatur

November 18, 2013

Eagle Scout project will bring disc golf to Kekionga Park

November 18, 2013

    It was a windy but otherwise pleasant Saturday afternoon on Nov. 9 — ideal for the beginning of work for a new sports venue in Decatur, but downright lousy for the actual sport itself.

 

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