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Archive - Mar 2013

March 11th

Anna J. Gilliom

March 11, 2013

    Anna Jane Gilliom, 88, Berne, died Saturday March 9.
    Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.

Barbara Young Spencer

March 11, 2013

    Barbara Young Spencer, 70, of Decatur, formerly of Huntington, died Saturday at her residence.

Carolyn R. West

March 11, 2013

    Carolyn Ruth West, 71, of Decatur, died Saturday, March 9.
    Arrangements are pending at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur.

Summer lunch program returns

March 11, 2013

    Erin Ripley, food service director for North Adams Community Schools (NACS), has announced that the school district has been approved for a fifth consecutive year to participate in the state-sponsored Summer Foodservice Program. 
    Ripley said the program provides an opportunity to continue a child’s physical and social development while providing nutritious meals. 

Budget approved, city tax rate set at .9772

March 11, 2013

    Decatur's property tax rate for 2013 will be .9772 cents on each $100 of assessed valuation now that the city's budget finally has been approved by the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance (DLGF).
    City Clerk-Treasurer Phyllis Whitright made the announcement at this week's city council meeting.
    The budget was approved as submitted, the DLGF making no changes.
    Further details in Saturday's print edition.

Spotlight on Decatur held over weekend

March 11, 2013

    The spotlight was shining on numerous activities and local businesses on Saturday as Spotlight 2013 was held at Bellmont Middle School.
    Many of the usual popular activities were back, including bingo and the Rotary Club auction.
    Good crowds turned out for the annual event, which ran for nine and a half hours.
    See photos in today's print edition.
    
 

Squaws qualify for nine spots at IWU

March 11, 2013

    ANDERSON—Efforts in qualifying events the past two Saturdays have resulted in the powerful Bellmont girls track team qualifying athletes for nine of the 11 events at the state indoor track event this coming Saturday at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion.

March 8th

Stephen C. Barker

March 8, 2013

    Stephen C. Barker, 68, of Decatur, died March 7, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital.
    Steve was born in Decatur on September 16, 1944, to the late Chet and Anna L. (Railing) Barker.
    On September 19, 1964, he married Kathryn L. "Kaki" Faurote; she survives.
    Steve was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church. He owned Barker and Sons Wrecker Service since 1965. He was a former member and director of Tri State Gas and Engine Association.

Dwight L. Dailey

March 8, 2013

    Dwight L. Dailey, 81, Geneva, died today.
    Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.

New sculptures go up June 7

March 8, 2013

    Last year’s inaugural Decatur Sculpture Walk has been renamed Decatur Sculpture Tour to reflect the expansion of sculptures beyond the city’s immediate downtown area, it has been announced.
    The installation date for the 2013 sculptures will be Friday, June 7, with the unveiling on Saturday, June 8, during a downtown celebration according to sculpture tour committee member and Arts Council President Sue Roe.

    The three county golf teams met up at Cross Creek on Wednesday night playing...
    Tonight the Squaws host non-conference foes Northrop at the Teepee starting...
    WATERLOO— Bellmont suffered a tight defeat against NHC foe DeKalb...

 

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