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Archive - Jan 2013

January 25th

Jets provide another thrilling overtime win, 49-47

January 26, 2013

    MONROE—Huge plays by Nick Baumer and Pierce Harris late in overtime Friday night at the Hangar spurred Adams Central to a pulsating 49-47 ACAC nail biter over the Heritage Patriots.
    Baumer was johnny-on-the-spot for the Jets with :22.2 remaining and the AC lads down 47-46 when he grabbed an offensive rebound off a missed shot by Dalton Combs. Baumer's put back went in and he was fouled sending him to the foul line where he completed the traditional three-point play for the 49-47 score.

Democrat will host a bridal show

January 25, 2013

    Decatur Daily Democrat Publisher Ron Storey has announced the newspaper will sponsor the Adams County Bridal Show from noon-4 p.m. on Sunday, February 17, at the Mirage Reception Hall 1640 Winchester St.
    Admission to the event will be free and will include area businesses exhibiting their goods and services. From bridal gowns and bridesmaid dresses, tuxedoes, wedding invitations, photographers, floral bouquets and arrangements, cakes and more, it will all be available at the bridal show.

Hospital going back to gasoline ambulances

January 25, 2013

    Adams Health Network (AHN) trustees, at their meeting on Wednesday, appointed Nick Nelson, director of support services at the hospital, to be in charge of selling unused or unwanted equipment, vehicles, or buildings that have a value of less than $30,000.

City part of an effort to reduce child obesity

January 25, 2013

    Nancy Manuel, Health and Human Sciences Educator with Purdue Extension, and Deb Mischler, Family Nutrition Program Assistant in Decatur, appeared at the Adams County Commissioners meeting this week to discuss some plans they have to help reduce childhood (and hopefully lifelong) obesity in Adams County.

Helen Nevil

January 25, 2013

    Helen Nevil, 87, Portland, died Thursday.
    Arrangements are pending at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home.

January 24th

Jets favored to halt Braves’ 22-year sectional streak

January 25, 2013

    Though Bellmont has a long history—22 years long—of winning the area wrestling sectional, the Braves will need some upsets and a generally great day to challenge favorite Adams Central Saturday at the Jay County Wrestling Sectional.

Old bank building sale complete

January 24, 2013

    Adams Memorial Hospital trustees unanimously approved a resolution Wednesday night that will complete a sale of the former Adams County Health Services Complex (and former First State Bank building) in downtown Decatur to the City of Decatur for the price of $25,000.

County’s recycling numbers are given

January 24, 2013

    Adams County Solid Waste Management District Director Hank Mayer, in his year-end report to the board on Tuesday, focused primarily on the county's recycling program and its direct and indirect benefit to county residents.

Urology clinic to reopen in city

January 24, 2013

    Officials at Adams Memorial Hospital have announced that Dr. George Martin, a board-certified urologist and surgeon with the Northeast Indiana Urology practice in Fort Wayne, will soon begin seeing patients in Decatur.
    Martin’s new urology clinic will start on Friday, February 1, and will be located in Suite B of the physician’s clinic. Appointments may be made by calling Martin's Fort Wayne office at either 436-6667 or 1-888-436-1769 and asking for a time in his Decatur clinic.

Lucile C. Foor

January 24, 2013

    Lucile C. Foor, 99, of Decatur, died Monday, January 21, 2013, at the Village of Heritage in Monroeville.
    Lucile was born in Willshire, Ohio, on October 1, 1913, to the late Monroe and Ada (Detro) Byer.
    She married Merle L. Foor on February 3, 1933; he preceded her in death on August 27, 1993.

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