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March 17th, 2014

Alice L. Baumgartner

March 17, 2014

    Alice L. Baumgartner, 83, Berne, passed away at 5:15 a.m. Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Chalet Village, Berne, where she resided since August 2011.
    Alice was born Tuesday, May 6, 1930, in Willshire, Ohio, the daughter of the late John H. and Helen (Reichard) Young. 
    She married Dale F. Baumgartner Feb. 24, 1951, in Monroe; he passed away May 22, 1993.

Lieu Ann Maxwell

March 17, 2014

    Lieu Ann Maxwell, 83, Geneva, died Sunday at Swiss Village in Berne.
    Arrangements are pending at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home.

Kimberly L. Nussbaum

March 17, 2014

    Kimberly Lynn Nussbaum, 57, Columbia City, died Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Parkview Regional Hospital in Fort Wayne.
    
    Kim is survived by her daughter, Victoria Plemons of Columbia City; and four brothers, Charles Burris of Columbus, Ohio, Don Burris and Mike (Mary) Burris of, both Bluffton, Ohio and Bob (Sheryl) of Rushville, Ohio.
    Graveside services will be held at a later date at the Knoll Cemetery in Columbia City.
    

RuthAnn Penrod

March 17, 2014

    RuthAnn Penrod, 68, Decatur, passed away at 1:22 p.m. Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, following a brief illness.
    RuthAnn was born July 30, 1945, in Decatur, the daughter of Harold C. Hoffman, who died April 17, 2006, and Myrtle M. (Schrock) Hoffman, who died Jan. 5, 1965. 
    She married Richard L. Penrod April 6, 1979, in Washington D.C.; he survives.
  RuthAnn was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints-Mormon, in Decatur.

Decatur grocery closing its doors

March 17, 2014

    Sack & Save supermarkets  in Decatur, formerly Community Markets, will close its doors for good in the near future, according to a press release issued by the supermarket’s parent company, Fresh Encounter.
    A spokesperson for the Findlay, Ohio-based company said an inventory reduction sale will run while supplies last. Everything in store will be reduced 30-50 percent until inventory is exhausted.  Some exclusions apply, company officials said.

FullSet performs at Arts Place, Portland Center

March 17, 2014

     The traditional Irish music band FullSet performed to an appreciative and nearly packed house Saturday night at Arts Place, Portland Center, in a celebration of St. Patrick’s Day.

JA fundraiser held Saturday

March 17, 2014

     Junior Achievement of Adams County held a bowling fundraiser Saturday afternoon at Villa Lanes Bowling Alley, Decatur. The event lane sponsors were Adams Memorial Hospital, Century Link, Dolco and Thunderbird. Teams participating in the fun were First Bank of Berne, Thunderbird, Adams Central schools and Fruechte Farms. Pictured bowling is Lucas Harvey.
 
 

Bellmont qualifies in 10 events for Indoor Track State

March 17, 2014

    ANDERSON—The Bellmont Squaws appear to be poised to defend their 2013 small school state indoor track championship this coming Saturday at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion following another stellar performance in a state qualifier held Saturday at Anderson University.
    The Squaws qualified individuals in 10 of 11 events to be held after nearly two dozen qualifiers were held across the state in recent weeks and BHS coach Carl Risch, never one to go overboard in tooting his team's horn in advance, admitted

March 16th

March Madness brackets for the DDD challenge!!

March 16, 2014

   Selection Sunday revealed all 68 teams in the 2014 NCAA basketball tournament. Below is the link to a bracket online for fans to use for entry into the contest. There are 14 prizes to give away including gifts from Pizza King, Curves Gym, Anytime Fitness, Villa Lanes, Pizza Hut, Quik Stop Oil Lube, and Back 40 Junction given away to the top brackets. 

March 14th

March Madness challenge!!

March 14, 2014

    With Selection Sunday upon us tomorrow evening, brackets will be available to fill out for the DDD March Madness challenge.
    On Sunday night, a link will be posted under sports on the DDD website at www.decaturdailydemocrat.com featuring instructions for getting entries in for the competition.
    In all there will be 14 prizes for the top brackets submitted including donations from Back 40 Junction, Quik Stop Oil and Lube, Anytime Fitness, Curves Gym, Pizza King, Villa Lanes, and Pizza Hut.

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