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Archive - 2014

July 2nd

DDS earns runner-up, season champs in MYL

July 2, 2014

MONROE YOUTH LEAGUE RUNNERS UP—Decatur Dental Services were awarded with their hardware for the best record in the regular season on Saturday. They were also the tournament runners up. They are (L-R), starting in the front:  Payton Bineager, Alex Currie, Bryan Girod, Jaren Hildebrand, Ethan Poling. Middle: Jake Jackson, Matt Jauregui, Luke Egly, Joe Pederson, Ben Plasterer. Back: coaches Mike Hildebrand, Tim Jackson, Jason Egly, & Dan Plasterer. Not pictured: Cayden Schaffer, Logan Uhlman, and coach Eric Uhlman. (Photo provided)
 

July 1st

David L. Brown

July 1, 2014

    David Lee Brown, infant son of Matt and Adrienne (Fusselman) Brown, Huntington, passed away at 5:40 p.m. Thursday, June 26, 2014, at University Hospital in Ohio.
    David was born June 26, 2014, in Cincinnati, Ohio.
    Survivors include his parents; a sister, Jayda Brown of Huntington; maternal grandparents, Ron (Deneen) Fusselman of Huntington and Patty Fusselman of North Carolina; and paternal grandparents, Nancy Brown of Decatur and Dave Brown of Dickson, Ohio.

Pauline Haggard

July 1, 2014

    Pauline Haggard, 87, Decatur, died at Adams Woodcrest.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.

Fred R. Isch

July 1, 2014

    Fred R. Isch, 81, former five-term mayor of the city of Decatur, passed away early today at Adams Evergreen.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.

Virginia L. Reef

July 1, 2014

    Virginia L. “Ginny” Reef, 86, Decatur, passed away at 6:10 p.m. Sunday, June 29, 2014, at Adams Woodcrest, Decatur.
    Ginny was born Thursday, April 26, 1928, in Arcadia, La., the daughter of the late John S. and Nannie L. (Henry) Harrell. 
    She married Ralph L. “Toby” Reef on Jan. 24, 1948, in Decatur; he passed away Sept. 16, 2009.

Missing kayaker’s body found

July 1, 2014

     The body of what local officials believe to be that of a Decatur kayaker missing since Friday has been retrieved from the St. Marys River near Decatur.
    At approximately 10:20 a.m. Monday, the Decatur Fire Department, which was assisting the Indiana Department of Natural Resources in the search efforts, recovered what they believe to be the body of Steve Seitz, 54, who has been missing since the kayak he was operating near Pleasant Mills struck a log jam and overturned Friday.

Former mayor dies

July 1, 2014

    Former longtime Decatur Mayor Fred R. Isch, 81, passed away early today at Adams Evergreen Apartments. Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
    “This is a huge loss for our community,” said current Mayor John Schultz when contacted this morning. “He was just a nice fellow. He did what he thought was right, he didn’t care about the politics. He just did what he thought was right. It’s a sad day for me. It’s a sad day for our community.”

Flood report rules out new jail on property owned by Porter

July 1, 2014

    And it’s back to square one.
    On the recommendation of Maumee River Basin Commission Executive Director Rodney Renkenberger, the Adams County Commissioners officially eliminated a 22-acre tract of land south of Decatur offered by the Porter Family Foundation as a viable site for the construction of the proposed Adams County Jail. The rejection came during their weekly meeting Monday afternoon in the Service Complex.

Goulet nabs 7th County Tourney

July 1, 2014

    Bob Goulet captured the 2014 Adams County Golf Championship over the weekend shooting a 71 at the Golf Club of the Limberlost in Geneva on Saturday, then a 76 on Sunday at Cross Creek Golf Club.
    The win, his seventh Adams County crown ('95, '96, '98, '01, '02, '12, '14), was an especially sweet victory as Bob has only recently recovered from several surgeries in the past two years and because of health reasons missed playing in the Adams County tournament 2013.

June 30th

Body of missing kayaker found

June 30, 2014

    The body of a Decatur man missing since Friday has been located in the St. Marys River.
    At approximately 10:15 a.m. Monday, the Decatur Fire Department, who was assisting the Department of Natural Resources in the search efforts, recovered the body of Steve Seitz, 54, who has been missing since the kayak he was operating near Pleasant Mills struck a log jam and overturned.

DECATUR SENIOR LEAGUE SOFTBALL CHAMPIONS—With a perfect record of 12-0 including tournament...
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