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September 10th

Charger hitters scramble AC at the net; Carroll wins 3-1

September 10, 2013

    FORT WAYNE—A spirited third set by the Lady Jets was not enough to salvage a faulty first two frames as Adams Central fell 3-1 on the road at Carroll Monday night, 25-18, 25-19, 25-15, 25-16.
    The Chargers, one of Bellmont's fiercest rivals from 4A, looked sharp in their opening first set jumping out to a 9-2 start before the Lady Jets managed their first kill of the game off the hands of Abbey Lichtle. A combination of some out of character errors by AC and Carroll's quick start were the culprits.

September 9th

Dorothy M. Bultemeier

September 9, 2013

    Dorothy M. Bultemeier, 72, of Decatur, passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at Lutheran Hospital.
    She was born on Friday, December 13, 1940, in Allen County to the late James Vinson and the late Vera (Kleber) Vinson.
    She married Kenneth Bultemeier on April 4, 1959.
    Dorothy was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hessen Cassel.
    She was a retired secretary for East Allen County Schools at Heritage High School.

Wilma L. Hobbs

September 9, 2013

    Wilma L. Hobbs, 63, of Decatur, passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2013, in the Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
    She was born in Celina, Ohio, on Wednesday, July 19, 1950, to the late James B. Carter and the late Jessie (Myers) Carter.
    She married the late Gerald Hobbs on December 28,1968, in Coldwater, Ohio, he passed away on May 8, 2011.
    Wilma was a member of Cornerstone Community Church in Decatur and was a previous member of Covenant Chapel in Bluffton.

Warren J. Gidley

September 9, 2013

    Warren J. Gidley, 80, passed away Friday, September 6, 2013 at Lutheran Hospital with his loving family at his side.
    Warren was born in Fort Wayne.
    He worked in sales with Fort Wayne Engraving for 35 years, retiring in 1995. He was a U.S. Army Korean WAr veteran and member of American Legion Post 296 and VFW Decatur Post 6236.
    Warren loved the lake and spending time with his grandchildren and attending their sporting events. He was their No. 1 fan.

Cheryl L. Kempf

September 9, 2013

    Cheryl L. Kempf, 56, of Decatur, passed away on Friday, September 6, 2013, at her residence.
    She was born in Adams County on October 25, 1956, to Ronald R. and Phyllis M. (Moser) Black.
    On August 1, 2000, she married Mark A. Kempf.

Claudine Mansfield

September 9, 2013

    Claudine Mansfield, 91, of Decatur ,died today.
    Arrangement are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

Karen L. Sharp

September 9, 2013

    Karen L. Sharp, 68, of rural Willshire, Ohio a devoted Christian mother passed away Sunday, September 8, 2013 at the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.
    She was born in Adams County on February 16, 1945 to John and Edna (Tumbleson) Mason.
    She married Anthony "Tony" Sharp on September 1, 1963.

Benefit co-ed softball tourney adds second name this year

September 9, 2013

    Plans have been announced for the 2013 Brittany Raymond Arnold and Lyncoln Hess Memorial Tournament, a co-ed softball event.
    "In addition to remembering Brittany Raymond Arnold, we are also remembering Lyncoln Hess in this year’s benefit," organizers said in an announcement. Lyncoln is the late daughter of Alicia Hirschy and Jesse Hess.

Housing Development Planned

September 9, 2013

    It was learned at this week's Decatur City Council meeting that a new housing development is planned for an area at the northern edge of the city.
    Belle Farm Estates, to be developed by Biggs Property Management, will cover some 92 acres in an area near Common Ground Church, which is situated at the corner of Bellmont and Piqua roads, and the Crossing at Bellbrook apartments, also a Biggs development.

Monument fountain having problems

September 9, 2013

  
    The restored fountain at the Peace Monument on the courthouse square was working again late last week, but continues to have problems.
    It had been turned on a couple of days prior to the August 26 rededication ceremony, but was turned off three days later when some lining inside the area to which the water flows came loose (blue lining seen in photo).
    Then, when it was turned on again last week, some leaks were discovered, so it may be off again soon.

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