Archive - Dec 20, 2013
A graduate of Adams Central High School scrubs into the sterile operating room and lays out the instruments the surgeon will need. High-tech life-support machines surround her as she draws blood from the patient’s hairy paw.
This patient, a 6-year-old German shepherd, is just one of the many military working dogs she and her fellow animal care specialists provide medical care for on a daily basis.
Decatur City Council’s final meeting of 2013 this week brought about the usual year-end re-appointments, plus one new appointment.
The new appointment saw council naming semi-retired funeral home director Dave Haggard to replace Don Tuszynski on the Board of Zoning Appeals. Tuszynski resigned in November.
“Don has been on a long time and did a nice job for the city; we really appreciate what he did,” Mayor John Schultz said.
Students at St. Joseph Catholic School performed their annual Christmas program Thursday evening, one week after the event was postponed due to inclement weather. Students, many dressed as angels, were on stage to perform the opening number.
Bellmont senior Diego Hutker came oh so close to lifting the upstart Bellmont Braves to sudden victory, turning Carroll's Logan Jester twice, rolling out 10-1 in the decisive 132-pound match Thursday at the Teepee ... but he could not hold off Jester's power half-Nelson in period two and the Chargers scored a second straight dual meet victory over Bellmont, 36-28.