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March 5th, 2012

Paul E. Gillespie

March 5, 2012

    Paul E. Gillespie, 76, of Decatur ded Friday at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    Among survivors are a daughter, Donna (Kevin) Thieme, of Decatur.
    There will be no services.
    Arrangements were by Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
  

Beatrice G. "Bea" Daniels

March 5, 2012

    Beatrice G. "Bea" Daniels, 86, of Berne, passed away at 12:44 p.m., on Wednesday, February 29, 2012, in the Swiss Village Community Center.
    Bea was a lifelong resident of the Monroeville area.
    Bea was born on Wednesday, May 20, 1925, in Allen County, Ind., the daughter of the late Charles C. and Etta Belle (Murfield) Ball.
    She married the late Doyle A. "Butch" Daniels on June 7, 1947; he passed away on June 29, 1980.

Wrong date listed for wind turbine meeting

March 5, 2012

    An informational meeting on wind turbines will be held on Tuesday, March 6,  at 7 p.m. at Riverside Center in Decatur. Saturday's printed edition of the Decatur Daily Democrat erroneously listed the date of the meeting as today (Monday).
    For more information visit www.ac-sos.com.

Plenty of questions for area lawmakers

March 5, 2012

    Even with controversial right-to-work legislation behind them, a pair of state lawmakers on Saturday learned that local constituents still have plenty on their minds.

NW principal gets Mohawk haircut

March 5, 2012

    Fourth-grader Cameron Howk was chosen to help give Northwest Principal Keith Dicke a Mohawk haircut on Friday morning.
    Dicke volunteered to get his hair cut if the students in the after-school service project club raised at least $300 for Read to Feed, a reading incentive program designed by Heifer International.
    Heifer International provides livestock for struggling families.
    The club raised $348 for the cause.

North Adams k-garten roundup slated April 19

March 5, 2012

    North Adams Schools will hold its annual Kindergarten Roundup from 4:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, at Southeast School. Children who turn five years of age on or before August 1 are eligible to enroll for the 2012-13 school year.
    Parents must bring a copy of their child's immunization record, birth certificate and Social Security number on April 19. Registration packets are currently available at the North Adams administration building.
    Parents who cannot attend the Roundup are asked to call the school.

Girls basketball state recap

March 5, 2012

    The IHSAA girls' basketball state tournament wrapped up this weekend with three of the eight teams representing four classes were from Fort Wayne, two games were decided by overtime, and one was ended on a dramatic last-second shot.
    In 1A, Canterbury won their fourth state title in five years by defeating Northeast Dubois, 64-54, and finished with a stellar 25-2 record on the season.

Jets vs. Knights tonight

March 5, 2012

     Adams Central will play tonight against the Bishop Luers Knights at the Stardome in Berne. The game was postponed from Saturday night because the Lady Knights of Luers were involved in the girls’ state finals. Come support the Jets tonight at South Adams. The game will begin at 7:30.

March 2nd

Paul E. Gillespie

March 2, 2012

     Paul E. Gillespie, 76, of Decatur, died Friday at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.

Fire destroys barn near Craigville

March 2, 2012

By JANNAYA ANDREWS
    The Bluffton Fire Department was dispatched at 10:44 a.m. Friday to a barn fire at 4758 E 500 N near Craigville.
    A spokesman for the department said the structure was completely engulfed upon arrival and additional fire crews from Preble and Ossian were called in an attempt to help save the structure and any animals that may have been trapped inside.

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