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July 14th

Hull Lift Cubs take Major's title

July 14, 2014

2014 NABL MAJOR LEAGUE SEASON AND TOURNAMENT CHAMPS— Going an unblemished 14-0, the Hull Lift Cubs were victorious in the championship game last week downing the DDS Cardinals by a 6-0 score in the finals earning both regular season and tournament trophies. They are seen above starting in the front row (L-R): Chris Jones, Heath Thomas, Cael Light. Middle: Liam Adams, Kobe Ortiz, Guy Lister, Mason Burkholder, Kory Feasel. Third: Nate Ulman, Joey Mendoza, Rylen Ford. Back: coaches Dan Ortiz, Matt Burkholder, and Tim Ulman. (Photo provided)

July 11th

Leah D. Dalton

July 11, 2014

    Leah D. Dalton, 91, Bluffton, passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Bluffton Regional Medical Center.
    She was a resident of Bluffton since October of 2010. Leah was born March 30, 1923, in Springfield, Mass., to Kenneth and Marion (Reed) Chapman. She lived most of her life in the Boston area. She worked for many years in the Wellesley (Mass.) School District and previously was a switch board operator at New England Telephone Company.
  She obtained her life saving badge and loved the beach and spending time on Cape Cod.

Mildred L. Geisler

July 11, 2014

    Mildred L. Geisler, 91, Decatur, died Thursday at her residence. 
    Arrangements are pending at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur.
 

Winchester St. is latest jail possibility

July 11, 2014

    Adams County Council President Randy Colclasure on Tuesday said what County Commission Chairman Doug Bauman was hesitant to disclose one day earlier about the latest plans for a new county jail.

Vandalized

July 11, 2014

     Cannons at Decatur’s Legon Park, which only recently were restored and refurbished by the local Legion post, were vandalized by spray paint late Wednesday or early Friday. Buildings at the park were also vandalized. Anyone with information may contact local law enforcement agencies.

 

Book fees at NA revealed

July 11, 2014

     The North Adams Community Schools’ board of education on Tuesday set book fees for the upcoming school year.
     Book rental fees for students in kindergarten through fifth grade will be as follows:
• Kindergarten — $65.22
• First grade — $120.90
• Second grade — $126.03
• Third grade — $87.29
• Fourth grade — $77.47
• Fifth grade — $64.58

July 10th

Ebony A. Fawcett

July 10, 2014

    Ebony Ann Fawcett, 9, Decatur, passed away into Jesus’ loving arms, surrounded by her family, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at her residence.
    She was born May 25, 2005, in Fort Wayne.
    Ebony is survived by her mother, Beth Ann Fawcett; grandparents, Donnie and Linda Fawcett; an uncle, Michael (Stephanie) Fawcett; and cousins Jared (fiancee Steph Meyer) Fawcett and Britny Fawcett.
  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Bridge Community Church, with Jon Leyse and Mo Hodge officiating.

Leah D. Dalton

July 10, 2014

    Leah D. Dalton, 91, Bluffton, passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Bluffton Regional Medical Center.
    She was a resident of Bluffton since October of 2010. Leah was born March 30, 1923 in Springfield, Mass., to Kenneth and Marion (Reed) Chapman. She lived most of her life in the Boston area. She worked for many years in the Wellesley (Mass.) School District and previously was a switch board operator at New England Telephone Company.
  She obtained her life saving badge and loved the beach and spending time on Cape Cod.

Paul Zurcher is Sagamore of the Wabash recipient

July 10, 2014

    Paul Zurcher’s quiet lunch was rudely interrupted Wednesday.
    Well, maybe not so rudely.
    The longtime Monroe businessman and philanthropist thought he was going to lunch with a longtime friend. What he didn’t know was that, awaiting his arrival in a side room at the Back 40 Restaurant, was a host of family and friends — all of whom had gathered to help Zurcher celebrate his 90th birthday.
    And a special guest, bearing a special gift, was also in their midst.

Mayor pleased with Stellar visit

July 10, 2014

    The city of Decatur took another step in its bid to obtain a multimillion dollar Stellar Communities Grant as the city played host to a group of Stellar representatives Tuesday.
    “I really think that our presentation yesterday (Tuesday) went very well,” said Decatur Mayor John Schultz. “After the presentation was over, I looked back at what we should have done differently or what we should have included or excluded and honestly, I don’t think I would have changed a thing.”

 

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