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Archive - Sep 2013

September 6th

City woman facing multiple charges

September 6, 2013

    Charges levied against a Decatur woman have been announced following her arrest last Saturday after she allegedly struck a pedestrian with her vehicle and then argued with witnesses and Decatur police officers.
    Alicia M. Susnjar, 34, Piedmont Lane, Decatur, remained in custody Thursday under a $50,000 surety bond.

September 5th

Squaws win third straight win; Panthers swept in three

September 6, 2013

    Bellmont made a clean sweep of this week's opponents as they finished off Snider in three quick sets for a 3-0 start to their September.
    Playing at the Teepee for the first time in six games, the Squaws improved their mark to 9-3 on the season with the scores 25-9, 25-9, 25-15.
    Snider entered the contest with a few players down from injuries but coach Craig Krull still did not know what he may get from the Panthers on Thursday night.

Snider @ Bellmont, volleyball webcast tonight

September 5, 2013

   Tonight's contest between the Squaws and the Panthers at the Teepee will begin 6 p.m. with the junior varsity contest. The broadcast will pick up shortly after the first JV game or around 6:35 p.m. 

   To view the game, simply click on the link below and sign in with a username and password. Enjoy!

 

https://new.livestream.com/accounts/2267246/events/2378310

Robert M. Roberts

September 5, 2013

    Robert M. "Mack" Roberts, 72, of Decatur, died Saturday, August 24, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
    Among survivors are two daughters, Brenda (Robert) Roberts-Nolan of Auburn and Carolyn (Richard) Roberts-Craddock of Hendersonville, Tenn.; a son, Robert M. (Misty) Roberts II of Greenbrier, Tenn.; and a sister, Ruth Roberts of Sneedville, Tenn.;
    Visitation will be from 2-3 p.m. this Saturday at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home in Decatur.
 

Child obesity fight outlined

September 5, 2013

    Nancy Manuel and Deb Mishler of the local Purdue Extension Service updated the Adams County Commissioners Tuesday afternoon on the status of their program to address childhood obesity in Adams County. Manuel, the extension service's health and science educator, informed the commissioners that the agency had applied for and received a $20,000 childhood obesity grant through the Agricultural and Food Research Initiative.

United Way kicks off new campaign

September 5, 2013

    The United Way of Adams County held its annual campaign kickoff on Wednesday, presenting two new co-chairs to the board: Jessica Thieme and Natasha Nevil.
    The event marks the start of the 2013-2014 campaign season and a new and higher goal of $200,002 to be raised.
    The kickoff luncheon honored the 2013 Campaign Pacesetters who raised over $60,000 last year, the agencies, and the campaign team.
    Further details in today's print and e-editions.

Think Callithumpian!

September 5, 2013

    Plans are well under way for the Decatur Chamber of Commerce's annual Callithumpian Festival and parade.
    According to a Chamber of Commerce spokeswoman, the deadline for any groups or organizations who wish to list events or ads in the Callithumpian brochure is Saturday.
    Forms for various events, parade entries, booths and the House Decorating Contest are available at the Chamber office, 125 E Monroe St., or online at http://www.decaturchamber.org/.
For more information, call the Chamber, 724-2604.

Squaws dump Northrop in sweep

September 5, 2013

    FORT WAYNE—The Squaws finished up their six-match road trip at Northrop on Wednesday night sending the Bruins reeling with a three-set sweep, 25-9, 25-10, 25-12.
    Bellmont thoroughly dominated the match from the start improving their record to 8-3 on the season before heading home tonight for a match against another big Fort Wayne school, Snider.

September 4th

'Tonight's scheduled volleyball webcast cancelled

September 4, 2013

   Apologies for last night's broadcast between Bellmont and Heritage on the road as there were some sound issues with the broadcast. Tonight's game between the Squaws and the Northrop Bruins will also be cancelled due to the SAC (Summit Athletic Conference) requesting that there be no webcasting in their home contests. Sorry for the incovenience.  

   Tomorrow's broadcast between Snider and Bellmont volleyball at home will proceed as scheduled beginning with a pre-game show around 6:30 p.m.

Jerry L. Smith

September 4, 2013

    Jerry L. Smith, 74, Berne, died Tuesday at Swiss Village in Berne.
    Survivors include his wife, Janet; daughter, Kim (Mike) Minneci of Cary, Ill.; brother, Robert Smith of Richmond; sisters, Gloria Armstrong of Dayton and Carolyn Race of New Paris, Ohio.
    Visitation will be from 10 to 1 p.m on Thursday with funeral services to follow at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home. Burial will be in MRE Cemetery, Berne.

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