October 20th, 2014
Norene E. Reef, 63, of Decatur, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. Norene was born in Decatur Dec. 15, 1950, to the late Kenneth H. and Margaret G. (Hebble) Reed.
Norene retired in 2010 after 23 years as an office manager with the City of Decatur.
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MARION—Both Bellmont cross country teams and the South Adams boys' squad survived Saturday to run another day with sterling performances at the IHSAA regional meet at Indiana Wesleyan University with the Braves and Starfires charging their way to a fourth and fifth place position while the Squaws were fifth.
The top five teams (10 teams in each meet) automatically advance to this coming Saturday's IHSAA semi-state meet to be held at the Plex in Fort Wayne.
Norene E. Reef, 63, Decatur, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Eleven candidates for countywide office took part in a forum hosted by the Decatur Rotary Club Thursday evening at Riverside Center in Decatur.
Taking center stage during the event were four candidates for two countywide offices — the only contested county races in Adams County during this election season.
Golden Meadows Home Administrator Tom Magnan appeared before the Adams County Council Tuesday to update them on the operation of the county facility and request they break the hiring freeze to allow him to advertise for a fulltime Certified Nursing Assistant.
Magnan presented councilors with a pair of handouts, one outlining how funds are generated by the facility and a second showing monthly and annual room and board rates for the past five years from the county home.
The deaths of three people may not be what one desires to be known for, but a plane crash near Decatur which occurred nearly 60 years ago was a major event in Indiana history and will be marked in an upcoming special ceremony at the crash site near Peterson.
At the height of his fame, Wilbur Shaw, a onetime great race driver at the Speedway, died in a plane crash in a field just east of Peterson. The crash gained national attention at the time.
Tonight the Squaws host Jay County for senior night at the Teepee. The coverage will begin at approximately 7 p.m. or after the JV contest. If the player link below does not work, click the link at the bottom to access the site.
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Stephen D. Cox, 30, Decatur, formerly of Germantown, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at the University Hospital in Cincinnati. He was born Aug. 10, 1984, in Kettering, Ohio.
Stephen was a pharmacist for Adams Memorial Hospital and attended the Germantown United Methodist Church.