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September 11th

Dwight L. Brunner

September 11, 2013

    Dwight L. "Dewey" Brunner, 72, of Decatur, died Tuesday at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

Helen L. Cooper

September 11, 2013

    Helen L. Cooper, 58, of Decatur passed away at 2:41 a.m. on  Tuesday, September 10, 2013, on U.S. Hwy 33 in Decatur.
    She was born in Dull Town, Ohio, on Monday, September 13, 1954, to William Kahn and the late Laura (Germann) Kahn.
    She married the late Jerry Cooper on November 14, 1986. He passed away in January 2009.
    Helen and her husband, Jerry, farmed in Van Wert County and operated Horse Around Town Carriage Rides in Van Wert.

September 10th

Jets open ACAC with sweep of Pats

September 11, 2013

    MONROE—A night after falling to Carroll on the road, the Lady Jets used what they had learned to frustrate the visiting Heritage Patriots at the Hangar on Tuesday night earning a sweep in their ACAC opener 25-23, 25-18, 26-24.
    A few errors early on in the first set gave the Pats some life as the Heritage squad kept the set close throughout. The opening set featured nine ties with the final coming at 23-23.

Pigskin Picks, week one full results

September 10, 2013

   The following is a list of the top Pigskin Picks for week one for the Decatur Daily Democrat. The top three contestants earn a prize based on the least amount of games predicted wrongly and the tie breaker determines placement based on closeness to the score ( ). The tie-breaker game score this week tallied up to 23 points. Bold names are featured DDD players.

Berne council sets up TIF area

September 10, 2013

    The city of Berne continues to march towards improving the city as council on Tuesday night passed a new tax increment financing (TIF) resolution for a large portion of the downtown area, including the area where the former Dunbar Furniture Corporation is located on Fulton St.

County opens culvert bids; Primco request put on hold

September 10, 2013

    The opening of bids for replacement of three large culverts on Piqua Road was the main order of business at the weekly meeting of the Adams County Commissioners Monday afternoon. Highway department supervisor Mark Mitchel stated that all three culverts "are located within a half mile of each other," so it made sense to create one bidding process that covered all three projects.

Wreck today takes life of city woman

September 10, 2013

    An early-morning crash just south of Decatur has claimed the life of a Decatur woman.
    According to information released by the Adams County Sheriff's Department, emergency crews were dispatched at 2:28 a.m. today to U.S. 33 just southeast of Salem Road. The preliminary report states that a vehicle driven by Helen L. Cooper, 58, of Decatur, was traveling southbound on U.S. 33 and crossed the center line, striking a northbound vehicle driven by Michael G. Mitchel of Decatur.

Betty Newland

September 10, 2013

    Betty Newland, 86, of 277W 500N, in Bryant, passed away Sunday, September 8, 2013 at the home of her niece, Norma Nichols.
    She was born in Byrant on December 6, 1926, to Oren and Minnie (Huey) Bergman. She married Carl Newland on December 6, 1947; he passed away January 4, 1994.
    Betty was a member of New Corydon Church and attended Bryant schools. She was a homemaker and Amish hauler.

Ronald L. Smith

September 10, 2013

    Ronald L. Smith, 66, of Decatur, died last Friday.
     Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
 

Betty J. Schmoll

September 10, 2013

    Betty J. Schmoll, 84, of Decatur, passed away at 5:40 p.m. on Sunday, September 8, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.
    Betty was born on Sunday, November 4, 1928, in Talmadge, Neb., to the late Fred G. and Iola (VanWinkle) Douglas. She married  Glen E. Schmoll on July 7, 1946; he passed away February 8, 2009.

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