Archive - Jun 20, 2014
The Swiss Days 3-on-3 basketball tournament returns to the South Adams High School gyms immediately after the big race on Saturday, July 26.
The cost to play for each team is $30 per team (if paid by July 20) and the maximum players per team is four. Any registrations delivered after July 20 will cost teams $40 including the date of the event. This double elimination tournament will include four divisions: upper boys (HS and up), upper girls (HS and up), lower boys (6th-8th grade), and lower girls (6-8 gr).
Vandalism in the city’s parks and elsewhere has become a major concern, and Mayor John Schultz plus members of city council are asking for the public’s help to get a handle on it.
“We have some serious issues with vandalism in our parks,” the mayor said at Tuesday’s meeting before having City Manager Jeremy Gilbert provide details.
Members of the Immanuel Ladies Society took the first guided look at the 2014 Decatur Sculpture Tour Wednesday afternoon, with representatives of the city driving the women through town on golf carts to view the statues. From left are Doris Thieme, Ginny Miller, Ella Thieme, Dorothy Ruble, Elaine Thieme, Angie Lehrman and Helen Marbach.
Three-year-old Sydney Stephenson had the pedal to the metal as she rode one of the midway rides Thursday evening as the annual Hoagland Days festival kicked off its three-day run. A schedule of events for the festival appears on Page 2 of today’s Democrat.