Archive - Sep 2013
Tonight's home volleyball broadcast between the Bluffton Tigers and the Bellmont Squaws will begin with a pre-game at 6:15 p.m. The gamecast will continue with a varsity contest around 7-7:15 p.m. To view the contest click on the link below, then log in with a username and password. Enjoy the free service. Tomorrow's game against Norwell (senior night) will also be seen on the broadcast.
Alice Jeanne McClure, 92, of Decatur, died Sept. 27, 2013 in the Woodcrest Nursing Center located in Decatur.
Alice was born on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 1921 in Des Moines, Iowa to the late Henry and Catherine (Toohey) Weichman. She married the late John H. McClure on May 9, 1942 in Des Moines and he passed away on Oct. 11, 2006.
Roger Dean Miller, 71, of Berne, passed away on Sept. 27, 2013 at Swiss Village. He was born May 6, 1942 to Maurice and Edith (Habegger) Miller.
He graduated from Berne-French High School and was in a computer programmer training program established for disabled individuals by IBM in Indianapolis. He retired from IBM at Lincoln Life as an Information Technology Specialist. Roger also worked for Lincoln National Life Insurance Company, Mutual Security Life Company and E.P. Graphics in Berne.
Although formal re-dedication ceremonies marking the 100th anniversary of the Adams County Peace Monument were held last month during the annual Kekionga Festival, the true century mark from the monument’s initial dedication will not take place for another month, on Oct. 30.
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Read One Program promotes literacy
The Decatur Daily Democrat has joined forces with the Van Wert (Ohio) Times-Bulletin and other newspapers in the region to promote the Read One program as part of National Book Month in October.
Sailors take warning. And that proved to be an accurate prediction on Sunday as a colorful sunrise was followed immediately by rain.
Photo by J Swygart
KENDALLVILLE — South Adams' Sydney Willis advanced to this Friday's state golf tournament at the Legends Golf Club in Franklin with the third place finish at East Noble's regionals over the weekend.
Participating with the SA sophomore at Noble Hawk Golf Course was the entire Bellmont team after qualifying for regionals with a second place finish in the Norwell sectional. The Squaws finished 10th place with a team score of 362 missing the cut for state as a team.
MONROE — With both teams coming off of two-game losing streaks in ACAC play last week, it was the Adams Central defense that closed the door on South Adams Friday night late at the Hangar as the Jets came away with a 32-22 win coming from behind after a halftime deficit.
Tonight's webcast will be of the Adams Central Jets hosting the South Adams Starfires in Monroe. The gamecast will begin with the pre-game at about 6:40 p.m. with kick-off slated for 7 p.m. To view the game, click on the link below. Once on Livestream, log in with a username and password and enjoy the free service.
Eltalka Rose "Dollie" Bentz, 89, Decatur, died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
She was born in Adams County on Oct. 19, 1923, to the late James C. and Ada (Death) Everett Sr. She married Leo G. Bentz on July 29, 1950; he preceded her in death on June 19, 2001.
Dollie was a member of St. Mary's of the Assumption Catholic Church and its Rosary Society. She was a homemaker and also worked for GE of Decatur. She was active volunteer at Woodcrest.