Thanksgiving Day Football 11/27/14
Detroit (8-4) 34 vs
Chicago (5-7) 17
Nicholas “Big Nick” Maurice Crickmore, 64, Decatur, passed away Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, at his residence. Nick was born in Allen County July 13, 1950, to the late Kenneth and Wanda (Mitchell) Crickmore. On Sept. 8, 2007, he married Sarah E. Newby Longsworth; She survives.
Hazel A. Foor, 101, Decatur, passed away Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at Adams Woodcrest. She was born in Allen County Dec. 5, 1912, to the late Lafayette and Mary (Gable) Fry. On Dec. 16, 1933, she married Wilbur W. Foor; he preceded her in death Nov. 10, 1992.
Genoveva Hernandez Garcia, 77, Decatur, died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center. She was born in Mexico Feb. 3, 1937, to Jesus Hernandez-Villanueva and Maria Concepcion Arriza-Mata. On Sept. 26, 1954, she married Arnulfo V. Garcia. He preceded her in death Jan. 13, 2014.
Garcia was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and a homemaker. Arnulfo and Genoveva co-owned and operated La Gloria Mexican store on Elm St. in Decatur for 15 years.
Mary E. Kortenber, 88, Decatur, died Monday. Arrangements pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Paul A. Phillips, 44, Decatur, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at Adams Memorial Hospital. Paul was born in Huntington May 14, 1970, to the late Thomas E. and Carol A. (Craig) Phillips. He married Susan A. Bentz June 2, 2001; she survives.
Paul attended The Bridge Community Church. He was employed at McDonald’s in Decatur.
A two-hour work session by the Adams County Commissioners Monday morning with a representative of the architectural firm of Schenkel/Schultz and the contractor Construction Control Inc. proved helpful in clarifying location options for a new superior court building as well as reducing the overall cost of the new county jail.
Schenkel/Schultz Principal Dave Sholl presented three options for where to locate the superior court structure, noting the “floor plans remain relatively the same no matter what site we put it on.”
Two of a wedge of a half dozen swans take flight after being spooked by the photographer Monday afternoon along the Adams-Jay County Line, near the Limberlost Swamp Wetlands Preserve. A flock of sandhill cranes was also reported to be in that area Monday but eluded the photographer’s lens.