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December 13th

Walter D. Case

December 13, 2011

    Walter D. “Kielbasa” Case, age 52, of Decatur, formerly of Adrian, Michigan, passed away on December 10, 2011, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    He was born on June 26, 1959, in Adrian, the son of William and Rose (Martin) Case.
    Walter was a 1977 graduate of Adrian High School and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church of Adrian.

Thomas W. Dailey

December 13, 2011

    Thomas William Dailey, 66, of rural Berne, died at 1:26 a.m. Monday in Parkview Hospital at Fort Wayne.
    He was born on January 15, 1945, in Willshire, Ohio, to Stanton R. and Margaret Brandt Dailey.
    Thomas worked for Decatur Casting for 10 years and was a member of Grace Fellowship Church in Decatur.

December 12th

Protest greets lawmakers

December 12, 2011

    Union members from Adams County and the surrounding area descended on Decatur Saturday morning to share with local lawmakers their views about the so-called "Right-To-Work" legislation that is certain to be debated in the Indiana General Assembly beginning next month.

Locals help with 'stockings' project

December 12, 2011

    Five people in accompanying photo were involved in the latest Stockings for Soldiers project in Adams County.
    Local residents bought and donated hundreds of varied items in two weeks to fill 78 large Christmas stockings that were mailed to U.S. military personnel in Iraq and/or Afghanistan.
    The items included hard candy, chewing gum, playing cards, lip balm, sunscreen, shampoo, and personal care products.

Burry named deputy clerk at Geneva

December 12, 2011

    The Geneva Town Council made year-end appointments at its regular monthly meeting this week.
    The council leadership will remain the same in 2012. Dick Clutter was reappointed as council president, Jim Timmons as vice president and Doug Milligan as a council member.
    The fire and police departments will also remain unchanged . John Patch was reappointed as the Geneva Fire Department chief, while Gabe Schwartz and Sam Bisel will stay on as assistant fire chiefs.

Bellmont down Pats after long time off

December 12, 2011

    A rock-solid second half by the Bellmont Braves led by a 19-point game performance by Payton Selking found the Braves posting a 43-39 victory over Heritage at the Teepee on Saturday.
    Bellmont took just 15 shots in the second half but made 10 of them as they erased a 23-18 lead that Heritage owned at halftime to go up 31-29 at the end of the third period. In that stanza,  Selking danced his way through the Heritage trees for a pair of baskets but perhaps his biggest shot of the  night came just before the horn sounded.

Braves need 8th criteria to fend off Knights

December 12, 2011

    In the second match of the NHC meet between East Noble at Bellmont Saturday at the Teepee, BHS sophomore sub 132-pounder Diego Hutker scored the first takedown against Knights' senior Nick Yoquelet.

December 9th

Nichole J. Summersett

December 9, 2011

    Nichole J. "Nikki" Summersett, 29, of Berne, died at 11:45 a.m. Thursday at her residence.
    She was born on September 17, 1982, in Adams County to Steven and Penny Liechty Haines, who live in Berne.
    She married Jeff Summersett on October 20, 2007; he survives.
    She was a graduate of South Adams High School and a magna cum laude graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University's School of Nursing at Marion, Indiana.

Moderate decline seen from peak crop prices

December 9, 2011

    Agricultural projections for 2012 in the United States are fairly good, with "a pretty smooth landing on the other side" for farm producers after enjoying peak crop prices this year.
    That's according to Dr. Chris Hurt, a 31-year agricultural economist at Purdue University, who delivered the annual Ag Outlook report on Thursday night to some 100 people at a supper held in the 4-H Fairgrounds dining hall at Monroe.

Further details given on chase, crash

December 9, 2011

    Further information concerning    the police pursuit on Wednesday afternoon which reached speeds of nearly 80 mph at one point before the car being chased crashed into a local house was released this morning by the Decatur Police Department.    

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