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September 17th

Sarah Robinson

September 17, 2013

    Sarah Margolis Ketron Robinson, 70, died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at Meadowview Regional Medical Center.
    She was born in Dayton, Ky., on April 10, 1943, to the late Frank Ketron and Frances Glass Cummings.
    Sarah attended New Life Fellowship Church.

John L. Scheimann

September 17, 2013

    John L. Scheimann, 82, of Mission, Texas, passed away on Sept. 11, 2013, in Brownsville, Texas.
    John was born on May 6, 1931 to the late John and Margaret (Elliott) Scheimann. He married Lois Kitchen on Oct. 5, 1957. She survives in Mission.
    John served in the U.S. Army. He owned and operated J & L Trucking in McAllen, Texas, and was still actively involved until shortly before his passing. He resided in Decatur for many years.

Pigskin Picks, week two full results

September 17, 2013

   The following is a list of the top Pigskin Pickers for this week, the second of a long college/pro season to come! Congrats to the top three who each win prizes including the winner, Doug Anweiler, who did not miss a game this week, as well as harley Hilty and Jack Macklin. Ties were settled based on the tie-breaker score, which was 92 points.

Bomb threat evacuates Bluffton HS

September 17, 2013

    Two Bluffton High School students were taken into police custody Monday after officials believe they left a note in a restroom warning of a bomb in the school earlier that morning.
    Bluffton Police Chief Tammy Schaffer said her department received a call from school officials at 9:50 a.m. Monday saying there was a bomb threat at the school. The warning was delivered via a note found in a school bathroom.

A busy time at BHS

September 17, 2013

    School is certainly back in full swing in Adams County, and Bellmont High School is bustling with activity and fun for the entire community this fall. Mark your calendars for these upcoming events for the whole family.
         

D.C. shooting rekindles debate over gun control

September 17, 2013

    A deadly shooting in the heart of the nation’s capital has reignited talk about guns, but it’s uncertain whether the tragedy will revive a legislative debate that has gone cold in the face of opposition from Second Amendment supporters.
    The case for increased gun control has become increasingly difficult, evidenced by the National Rifle Association-backed recall of two Colorado legislators who supported stricter laws and President Barack Obama’s powerlessness to pass his legislation.

Blackhawk dismisses Lady Stars despite third set effort

September 17, 2013

    FORT WAYNE—The young Lady Starfires fell on the road Monday night to a fundamentally sound Blackhawk Christian in a three-game sweep 25-13, 25-8, 26-24.
    South Adams nabbed the first point of the game on a kill from Cady Farlow but simply looked sleepy after that in the first two sets.

September 16th

Changes announced at DDD

September 16, 2013

    Scorecard! Get your DDD scorecard! You can’t tell the players without a scorecard!
    As some readers may already know, there have been a few changes at the Decatur Daily Democrat. More than a few, actually. We’ll try to summarize.

Final bluegrass jam held Saturday

September 16, 2013

The final bluegrass jam of the season was held Sunday at the Gene Stratton- Porter cabin at the Limberlost State Historic Site in Geneva. The event drew more than 20 artists performing on guitar, bass, Dobro, banjo, fiddle, Jew’s harp, harmonica, mandolin, and vocals. In excess of 100 people attended the final performance, which was organized and under the direction of Historic Site curator Randy Lehman.
Photo by Mike Lamm
 

South Adams crowns Homecoming King and Queen

September 16, 2013

Collin Lahr and Maddi Kloepper were crowned 2013 Homecoming King and Queen during festivities Friday night at South Adams High School. The Starfires dropped a 40-34 heartbreaker to Heritage.
Photo by Kalvin Fiechter

 

    Concordia Lutheran backed up their number one ranking in class 3A on Tuesday...
   Tonight's volleyball contest at the Teepee invites the Concordia Cadets,...
    MONROE— Bellmont completed the sweep of Adams Central teams over the...

 

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