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Archive - Jun 2014

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June 17th

The Flat 50 Plus bicycle tour comes to Decatur Saturday

June 17, 2014

     The Flat 50 Plus bicycle Ttour of 2014, organized by Adams County’s Blazing Saddles Bicycle Club, is scheduled for 7 a.m. Saturday  at Bellmont High School.  The Flat 50 Plus, currently in its 24th year, offers five routes consisting of either 20, 30, 50, 62 or 100 miles throughout Adams County and the surrounding area.  This year The Flat 50 Plus has added two new elements — Strava segments and chip timing to all routes.                 

Art worlds combine for 2014 Decatur Sculpture Tour kickoff

June 17, 2014

     The performing arts combined with the visual arts Friday evening in downtown Decatur for the kickoff of the 2014 Decatur Sculpture Tour. Performers from the Decatur Dance Academy kicked off the evening with a performance on 2nd Street.
 

June 16th

Harry R. Schwartz

June 16, 2014

    Harry R. Schwartz, 92, passed away Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at the Towne House Retirement Center in Fort Wayne. 
    He was born in Grabill to the late Henry and Frances Schwartz.

Erna Bultemeier Tuttle

June 16, 2014

    Erna Bultemeier Tuttle, born Sept 30,1924, near Decatur, passed away quietly May 27, 2014, in Las Vegas.
    Her family meant everything to her. She moved from Snow Lake to Las Vegas after the passing of husband, Richard, in 1989 to be near “her beautiful family." She was loved by so many and will be dearly missed by all.

Fundraising efforts for Berne plaza pavilion will conclude June 30

June 16, 2014

     The fundraising committee of Berne Community  Development Corporation has announced the capital campaign for the Muensterberg plaza pavilion will end June 30.  
    According to a CDC spokesperson, to date more than $508,000 has been contributed for the final improvements and future maintenance/endowment.  The closing date of the campaign will give sufficient time to order the donor plaques to be installed at the pavilion site by the dedication date, scheduled for Aug. 23, organizers said.

Annual Touch-a-Truck event held Saturday

June 16, 2014

     Hayden McClory, in the gray shirt,and his brother Lucas had the opportunity to sit in the driver’s seat of a fire truck Saturday during the annual Touch-A-Truck event sponsored by the Decatur-Adams County Parks and Rec Department. Dad Jeff prepares to help the young boys down from their lofty perch.
 

Rockford Days: Crafts, food and more

June 16, 2014

     The annual Rockford Days festival was held over the just-completed weekend in the Ohio village. Jeannine Roedinger, above, a member of the Hawg Creek Spinners and Weavers, provided demonstrations on Saturday.
 

June 13th

BHS finishes 9th at regional; SA’s Clouser misses state cut

June 14, 2014

    YORKTOWN— Bellmont golf ended their season on Friday night as did South Adams' Cal Clouser at The Players Club Golf Course, the site of IHSAA regional boys golf.
    While Muncie Central officially hosted the regional event, Yorktown High School made themselves at home on a course they played several times this year capturing the top honors with a team score of 302 strokes.

Amish sewer requirements to be defined

June 13, 2014

    The Adams County Regional Sewer District board of trustees is requesting guidance and assistance from other county officials in establishing a policy governing who will be required to hook into a fledgling sanitary sewer system and who will be omitted from the project.
    The board will turn to the county commissioners and the county board of health in establishing guidelines for participation in the sewer project — specifically as those policies pertain to members of the Amish community.

Preview of sculptures

June 13, 2014

     Sculptures were being put in place this morning along 2nd Street in anticipation of the grand unveiling later today of the artwork included in this year’s Decatur Sculpture Tour. The event begins at 5 p.m., with the first sculpture to be uncovered at 6 p.m.
Photo by Mike Lamm

 

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