Archive - Sep 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, 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.
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.
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.
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.â€¨
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.
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.
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.
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
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