Archive - Apr 16, 2013
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says no unexploded bombs were found at the Boston Marathon. He says the only explosives were the ones that went off Monday.
Three people were killed, including an 8-year-old boy, by two explosions just seconds apart near the finish line.
Police commissioner Ed Davis says 176 victims came to hospitals around Boston, and 17 of those are in critical condition.
Marine Jacob Falk graduated from Adams Central High School in 2008. He has since gone on to serve two terms in Afghanistan during some of the most heated parts of the war.
Falk's job during his term of service was to transport supplies; a task that couldn't be taken lightly.
While in Afghanistan, Falk asked that a flag be raised on his base in honor of Adams Central Community Schools. Last Friday, Falk brought that flag and a certificate of authenticity to present to the school.
Lucas Strickler, 14, a seventh grader at Wyneken School, was the winner in the Daily Democrat's Bracket Challenge contest.
His bracket piled up the most points and he correctly predicted that Louisvile would win the NCAA basketball tournament title.
The son of Jeff and Patty Strickler displays his winning bracket in accompanying photo while receiving his prize, some free bowling at Villa Lanes, from Democrat Sports Editor Dylan Malone. (Staff Photo)
Coni Mayer of the Adams Community Foundation came to the commissioners on Monday with local library director Kelly Ehinger to request the use of the courthouse lawn for the Decatur Sculpture Tour in June.
Bellmont's 0-3 start was given no leniency on Monday night when the Leo Lady Lions came to town and took a five-inning 16-0 decision from the Squaws at home.
A no-hit effort from Lions' pitcher Jessica Claxton was not entirely necessary but effective nonetheless as the Squaws reached first base on a Nicole Schevenius walk in the second inning but would get no further on the paths Monday night.
David Eugene Dailey, 77, of Berne, passed away at 11:50 p.m. on Sunday, April 14, 2013, at Chalet Village in Berne.
David was born on Tuesday, February 4, 1936, in Willshire, Ohio, to the late Stanton R. and Margaret (Brandt) Dailey. He was a lifelong farmer.
Among survivors are three sisters, Alma Kable and Katherine Blair, both of Fort Wayne, and Margorie Dodane of Kingman, Ariz.; and a brother, Charles (Ilene) Dailey of Berne.