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August 5th

Trending video: Notre Dame football camp starts

August 5, 2014

VIDEO: ND football camp starts

John Dana Grose

August 5, 2014

    John Dana Grose Jr., 75, Decatur, died Aug. 1, 2014, in hospice following a long illness.
    He was born Nov. 25, 1938, at home in Lockwood, W.V., to the late Dana and Gay Thomas Grose.

Carl L. Robinson

August 5, 2014

    Carl L. Robinson, 77, Decatur, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at his residence.
    He was born in Portland Jan. 12, 1937, to the late John S. and Violet V. (Arnett) Robinson.
    On Dec. 1, 1956 he married Donna M. Trammel; she survives in Decatur.

Kinsley Grace Wagner

August 5, 2014

    Kinsley Grace Wagner, infant daughter of Jonathan and Cassandra (Buescher) Wagner of Cicero, was delivered into Jesus' arms Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Riverview Health in Noblesville. Stillborn at 37 weeks, our precious little girl was already part of our family even though she never took a breath.

ISETP scores a mixed bag in county

August 5, 2014

    Results of the Indiana Statewide Testing for Education Progress Plus reports were released Monday morning by the Indiana Department of Education for elementary and middle school students across the state.
    The tests were administered this spring to test students’ knowledge of English and math. In addition, fourth and sixth grade students were tested in  science, while fifth- and seventh- grade students were also tested in their understanding of information pertaining to the area of social studies.

Superintendents offer ISTEP interpretations

August 5, 2014

    North Adams Superintendent Brent Lehman said Monday afternoon he had “not yet dissected” ISTEP test scores released by the Indiana Department of Education earlier in the day, but noted a meeting will be held soon with building principals to put those numbers into some sort of perspective.
    From his initial glance at the test scores of North Adams students, Lehman termed the results “a mixed bag,” but conceded the tests show a need for programs geared toward early childhood development.

Commissioners still await jail site appraisals

August 5, 2014

    At the end of Monday’s weekly meeting of the Adams County commissioners, Commission Chairman Doug Bauman gave a brief update on the status of the county’s consideration of the purchase of a 162-acre parcel of farmland south of Decatur along Winchester Street. The land, owned by the Miller Family Trust, is being considered as the location for the construction of a new county jail.

August 4th

Trending video: What should Pacers do next?

August 4, 2014

VIDEO: What should Pacers do next?
Sports Illustrated's Matt Dollinger explains what the Indiana Pacers should do next in wake of Paul George's unfortunate leg injury.

Goulet snags another golf title at C.Creek

August 4, 2014

    Bob Goulet won his eighth City of Decatur Men’s Golf Championship over the weekend shooting a 72 on Saturday followed by a 75 on Sunday at the Cross Creek Golf Club. 
    It was his second victory in 2014 as Bob was also the winner of the Adams County Championship earlier this season. Playing from the championship tees Bob made a birdie four on the 18th hole to secure the victory.

Paul J. Coyne

August 4, 2014

    Paul J. Coyne, 75, Monroeville, passed away at 6:05 p.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014, at his residence.
    He married Judith A. Tackwell Aug. 16, 1974; she preceded him in death Oct. 19, 2010.
    Among survivors are his sons, Matthew A. (Jennifer) Coyne of Fort Wayne; and Chad E. (Julie) Coyne of Monroeville; sisters, Geraldine Ehrsam of Danville; and Mary Brickley of Decatur; seven grandchildren, Maylen, Payton, Bennie and Jackson Coyne; Isaac, Cheyenne and Hannah Welch.

    Tonight's final Northeast Hoosier Conference baseball game will go a long...
    FORT WAYNE— The Braves used a big homerun late in the game from Brett...
    MONROE— South Adams baseball came out on the right end of the conference...


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