Archive - 2013
Football season is here and it begins this Friday with scrimmages for all three county schools.
Bellmont will host the Jay County Patriots with a 7 p.m. start at Worthman Stadium. The admission will be a food pantry donation in the form of any item or a monetary donation. All food items and money collected will then be donated to the St. Mark's United Methodist Church Food Pantry in Decatur.
Thelma M. Berkshire, 79, of Decatur passed away Friday, August 9, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
Thelma was born Sunday, October 1, 1933, in Muskogee, Oklahoma, to the late James Civiley and Lucinda Mae (Cheek) McGraw.
She married James W. Berkshire on May 31, 1953; he passed away February 15, 2009.
Thelma was a homemaker and had formerly attended the Decatur Church of Christ.
Harold E. "Gus" Feasel II, 65, of Willshire, Ohio, passed away early Thursday morning, August 8, 2013 at his residence.
Harold was born Saturday, November 8, 1947, in Adams County, to the late Harold E. and Betty J. (Brown) Feasel.
He married Linda Diane Miller on September 18, 1971 in Willshire; she passed away on March 19, 2000.
Elma Thieme, 91 of Decatur passed away Saturday, August 10, 2013, in the Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford, Ohio, where she had been a resident for the past three months.
Elma was born Tuesday, December 13, 1921, in Van Wert County, Ohio, to the late Andrew and Emma (Gunsett) Etzler.
She married her first husband, Virgil M. Springer, on November 2, 1941; he passed away on July 16, 1942. She married her second husband, Arnold Thieme, on April 20, 1947; he passed away on January 10, 1997.
Donna J. Wietfeldt, 65, of Decatur passed away Friday, August 9, 2013, at her residence.
Donna was born on August 17, 1947, in Adams County to the late Donald L. and Norma E. (Ridenour) Agler.
Donna was a homemaker and a retired daycare provider. She was a member of Faith Alive Ministries.
Bellmont Middle School recently held its third annual NASA Camp.
NASA Camp is a space-themed, hands-on opportunity for Bellmont Middle School students to become fully immersed in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). NASA developed its “Summer of Innovation” program to assist educators in providing STEM that relates to space.
Students in North Adams, Adams Central and South Adams schools will return to classes on Tuesday for the start of the 2013-14 school year.
The day will be a full day of attendance for public school students in the county.
St. Joseph and Zion Lutheran schools also begin on Tuesday.
With the start of school, Adams Central Schools officials are requesting area farmers to help with the safety of transporting students by trimming the corners of the cornfields.
According to information recently provided to the Adams Health Network (AHN) Board of Trustees, the Woodcrest Nursing Home received "its best State Board of Health Survey in memory," according to AHN vice president for long-term services Bill Watson.
Health care facilities throughout the state are surveyed annually by the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) on a wide variety of issues ranging from nursing care to dietary concerns to patient rights and much more.
A few of the games played this weekend during the annual Kicking Out Cancer kickball tournament can be seen by following the link below. The event was a warm-up for this fall season's football and volleyball seasons that will be webcasted by the DDD.
James A. “Jim” Gilbert, 63, of Decatur, passed away on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at Parkview Regional Medical Center.
Jim was born on October 23, 1949, in Decatur to the late Ermal and Ardis (Brintzenhofe) Gilbert.
On June 13, 1970, he married Susan K. Wolfe.
Jim worked as a HVAC Tech for Wells Heating and Cooling for over 20 years.