Archive - Aug 22, 2013
The Squaws made the most out of their home opener with a three set sweep of the visiting Woodlan Warriors on Thursday night 25-10, 25-15, 25-19.
Bellmont miscued on a few balls early in the first game but answered quickly with a run of six straight points to lead 6-2. Woodlan scored the next two points to make it 6-4 but then the Squaws turned on the jets and ran off 19 of the final 25 points to take the first set with ease.
Tonight's contest between the Lady Warriors and the Squaws will begin at approximatly 6:45 p.m.
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Special accommodations are being made for World War II and Korean War veterans planning to attend Saturday's rededication of the Peace Monument.
The event is scheduled to start at 2:30 p.m. and Third St. will be closed to traffic from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dave Meyer, a member of the Peace Monument restoration committee, said WW II and Korean War vets should park in the superior court lot off Third St. (across Third St. from the courthouse) or the Service Complex parking lot.
Fill up with food and then take a wagon ride around downtown Decatur — it can be done this afternoon and evening as part of the Festival of the Kekionga.
Taste of Decatur will open at Riverside Center at 4 p.m. and continue until 8. Also starting at 4 at Riverside will be wagon tours of the downtown area.
Local historian Max Miller will point out various historical spots during the tour, which will wind up at Riverside Center.
A truck apparently turning into Industrial Park 1 from E. Monroe St. late Wednesday morning knocked down an Indiana & Michigan (or American Electric Power) pole, causing a major power outage on Decatur's west side.
Traffic lights at several intersections on 13th St. were rendered unworkable, bringing out city police to direct traffic. The city street department rushed stop signs to the major highway.
Wanda Glass, 86, a resident of Portland, died Tuesday IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie.
Her husband, Paul, died in 1992.
Among survivors are a daughter and three sons, including William (Sindi) Wilhelm of Decatur.
Visitation will be on Friday from 4-7 p.m. at Williamson and Spencer Funeral Home in Portland. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Hillcrest Cemetery, south of Redkey.
The Squaws started their season at home against South Side on Tuesday night winning a lopsided battle against the Lady Archers by a 7-0 count.
Bellmont quickly took control of the possession game against South Side and 20 minutes into the game Alyssa Strickler stole the throw-in and drew the last defender and goalie to her with the dribble leaving the forward Kenadee Roth wide open. Strickler quickly dumped the ball to her for Roth’s first career goal with an easy pass to the back of the net for the first and only Squaw lead.