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United Way over the top!

March 20, 2013

    A thank-you celebration for the workers, volunteers, and contributors of the 2012 United Way campaign in Adams County was held Tuesday evening at Swiss Village in Berne with the highlight of the evening coming when United Way Director Jim Compton announced that the county effort topped its goal of $200,013.
    It marked the first time in the last four years the goal had been attained and it was accomplished with the help of a match from the Eli Lilly Foundation.

Investment auto firm destroyed by fire

March 20, 2013

    The Decatur Fire Department responded to a fire at Shaffer Investment Auto Sales on N. 13th St. in Decatur at 11:48 p.m. Tuesday.
    When firefighters arrived on scene, the structure was fully engulfed in flames, according to a spokesperson for the department. Crews battled the blaze for several hours, but were unable to save the building, which officials say is a total loss.
    Officials do not know what started the fire and an Indiana State Fire Investigator was called in to determine the origin.

Public hearing tonight

March 20, 2013

    The Adams County Regional Sewer District board of directors will conduct a public hearing at 6 p.m. tonight at Riverside Center in Decatur.
    A notice said the hearing will include a discussion of rates and charges.

Michael W. Bolin

March 20, 2013

    Michael W. Bolin, 51, of Berne, passed away Tuesday.
    Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.

Joseph F. Gremaux

March 20, 2013

    Joseph F. Gremaux, 85, of Decatur, passed away Wednesday.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

Juanita R. Mankey

March 20, 2013

    Juanita R. Mankey, 90, of Decatur, passed away Wednesday.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

Shawn K. Schumm

March 20, 2013

    Shawn K. Schumm, 51, of Ohio City, Ohio, passed away Tuesday.
    Arrangements are pending at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home.

Friedt, Ruble represent DWC at state

March 20, 2013

    Caden Friedt earned three falls, then nipped Noah Beller of Valparaiso 5-4 to win the 112-pound Novice championship for the Decatur Wrestling Club in the recent ISWA State Wrestling Tournament held at Ben Davis High School recently.
    Friedt, a fifth-grader at Bellmont Middle School, was the only state champ for the DWC. Jon Ruble, a sixth-grade student at St. Joe School in Decatur, earned third place at 90 pounds in the Novice Division.

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