FORWARD OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq — The Iraqi soldier who killed two U.S. soldiers and injured nine more Sept. 7 was on a suicide mission on behalf of organized terrorists, according to U.S. military officials.
AC HOMECOMING CANDIDATES ... This is the Adams Central Homecoming court for 2010, with the king and queen to be crowned on the football field at 6:30 p.m. on Friday before the 7 p.m. game. From left are, Zan Smith, Kelsey Rupe, Alisen Barger, Kyndall Prichard, Hali Wendel, Trisha Garner; in rear, Jacob Laskowski, Brendon Tonner, Brandon Prater, Kam Fiechter, Jason Tonner, and Nathan Bluhm. (Photo provided)
Diana Sovine of Decatur, Adams County's coordinator for the national Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon for many years, said this year's local MDA garage/yard sale and a bicycle raffle brought in $521.
That made the MDA collection total in the county at least $5,500 from five sources, also including the Decatur, Berne, and Monroe fire departments and Moose Lodge 1311 in Decatur.