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October 13th, 2014

South Adams holds Senior Night

October 13, 2014

     South Adams senior class members Makayla Fosnaugh and Mary Stuckey, members of the color guard, and marching band member Sydne Zuber are pictured with their parents during Senior Night activities Friday evening at South Adams High School.


October 10th

Trending video: What we learned from the Colts win over the Texans

October 10, 2014

VIDEO: What we learned from the Colts win over the Texans
What we saw in the Colts win over the Texans.

Trending video: Best seasonal produce for fall

October 10, 2014

VIDEO: Best seasonal produce for fall
Summer may be over, but there are a few flavorful fruits and veggies that may get you excited for the Fall season! Krystin Goodwin (@Krystingoodwin) has a few of the best harvested produce to inspire you to get cooking this season!

Carol Thieme

October 10, 2014

    Carol Thieme, 70, of Decatur died Thursday.  Arrangements are pending at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home in Decatur.

Homer Melching

October 10, 2014

    Homer Melching, 87, Bluffton, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at Christian Care Retirement Community in Bluffton. He was born in Wells County March 9, 1927, to the late Frank and Verna Melching. Homer married Lois V. “Ginger” Kleinknight July 26, 1953; she preceded him in death on April 30, 2012.
    Among survivors are one grandson, Brett (Jamie) Melching of Monroe; one granddaughter, Tori Melching of Bluffton; one great-grandson, Trace Melching; and a sister, Nina Meyer of North Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Shawn G. Yoquelet

October 10, 2014

    Shawn G. Yoquelet, 43, of Avilla, died on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, following a traffic accident in Noble County. He was born in Fort Wayne Friday, Oct. 30, 1970, to the late Byron J. and Colleen (Mossburg) Yoquelet.  He married Melissa J. Hudson July 24, 1989, in Van Wert.
    Shawn was a 1990 graduate of Bellmont High School and was a member of the Moose Lodge 33 in Muncie.

County tax hike talk sheds light on possible increases

October 10, 2014

    Jason G. Semler, a principal with the Indianapolis Certified Accounting Firm of H. J. Umbaugh and Associates, walked Adams County Council members through the various possibilities for raising revenues for the construction of a new jail and superior court complex during a special meeting of the group Thursday night in the Service Complex.

SA seniors volunteer for community projects

October 10, 2014

     Sylvia Marbach, a senior at South Adams High School, is pictured working on mulching the playground at Lehman Park Wednesday during the annual Senior Service Day. A story on the event and additional photos may be found in the print and online editions of today’s Democrat.


Trick-or-Treat times, dates in Adams Co.

October 10, 2014

     Cities and towns in Adams County have finalized the times and dates for Trick-or-Treat hours for Halloween.

     Trick-or-Treat hours in the city of Decatur are scheduled for 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31.
     Mayor John Schultz also announced the annual Trunk-or-Treat event will be held at the courthouse square from 3-5 p.m.  Oct. 26, during the Callithumpian celebration.
     Volunteers are needed, the mayor said.

Bluffton @ Adams Central, football webcast

October 10, 2014

EDITORS NOTE: tonights broadcast was cancelled after the second quarter due to little signal from Verizon towers in the area. Apologies for the inconvenience. 


    GAS CITY —  Bellmont took step No. 1 on its mission to win a 10th...
GREAT START, HISTORICAL FINISH—The unlikely group of upstart Braves are seen above at the...
ON TO THE IRISH PITCH— Former Bellmont and University of Saint Francis standout, Sam Meyer...


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