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Archive - 2013

November 12th

NABL to be new youth league name

November 13, 2013

    The new youth baseball league merger combining the former Decatur and Monmouth Baseball Leagues now has a name: the North Adams Baseball League.
    In a meeting at Bellmont Middle School on Tuesday night seven members of a forming committee addressed the public on the constitution of the new league and its future.

Pigskin Picks, week 10 results

November 12, 2013

   It was another week of upsets in the NFL and college game as noted by the two brackets with a -9 this week. The winners hung tough with the punches suffering only -2 and -3 respectively, however, with the tie-breaking score of 48 points between Denver and San Diego. Tonja Anweiler was the winner with -2 (51), while Harley Hilty was second at -2 (72) and Todd Martinez was third place with -3 (57).

Veterans get a salute from students at BHS

November 12, 2013

    Bellmont High School honored military veterans Monday as a part of an inaugural  memorial ceremony for Veterans Day.
    Vince Faurote, a student at Bellmont High School, welcomed some 20 local veterans and their families and spoke about the historical importance of Veterans Day and why it is held on Nov.11.

‘When every river turned against us’

November 12, 2013

    The city of Decatur is featured prominently in a soon-to-be released documentary that focuses on two statewide battles against flooding more than 100 years apart.
    The 30-minute program, "When Every River Turned Against Us — Lessons from the Great 1913 Flood," attempts to show what communities have learned in the wake of the Great Easter Flood a century ago. A five-minute segment of the film focuses on Decatur and the assistance it provided residents in the local flooding disaster of 2003.

White stuff

November 12, 2013

The first measurable snowfall of the season fell on Adams County Monday evening. City officials recorded 1 inch of the white stuff on the ground this morning.

Photo by Jannaya Andrews

November 11th

Vietnam Memorial dedicated in Sunday ceremony

November 11, 2013

    On a clear, crisp and cold November Sunday afternoon, with stiff winds snapping flags to attention, Adams County paid special tribute to its servicemen who gave their lives in the Vietnam conflict with the dedication of a granite memorial on the front lawn of the courthouse. The ceremony, appropriately, was held the day before the official Veteran's Day holiday.

Commander Jan Smith leads memorial ceremony

November 11, 2013

    Jan Smith, Commander of American Legion Post 43, served as the master of ceremonies during Sunday’s event, attended by more than 100 area residents, including several veterans of the Vietnam conflict.

 

Changing council districts?

November 11, 2013

    With some counties seeing an increase in lawsuits filed by voters claiming county districts are unfairly represented, the Adams County Board of Elections opted to take a proactive approach and attempt to redistribute the population and thus better balance the districts for county council seats.
    The county is currently divided into four districts, represented by councilmen Stan Stoppenhagen (District 1), Duwayne Herman (District 2), Eric Orr (District 3) and Phil Wulliman (District 4).

Norma A. Bedwell

November 11, 2013

    Norma A. Bedwell, 87, of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Decatur, died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.
    She was born April 7, 1926, in Decatur to the late Delmer Clyde and Mary Ruth (Worden) McClure. On September 4, 1948, she married Wm. Wade Bedwell; he survives in Sarasota.
    Norma was a homemaker and was an avid bowler.

Vivian c. Hisner

November 11, 2013

    Vivian C. (Gresley) Hisner, 91, died at 5:05 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at the Adams Heritage Nursing Home in Monroeville.  Born on March 15, 1922, in the family home in rural Hoagland, she was the daughter of Charles H. and Ida Ruth (Barfell) Gresley.

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