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Friedt service held at Service Complex

February 22, 2011

     A gathering of 300 to 400 people braved foul weather to attend Monday's funeral held in the gymnasium of the Adams County Service Complex for John Friedt of Decatur, who died last week at 56.
    Among the attendees were numerous people from Bellmont High School who knew Friedt from his 36 years of work as a BHS wrestling coach and many others who knew him from his lengthy career with the Adams County Soil and Water Conservation District.

School bus leaves road; no injuries

February 22, 2011

     First it was freezing rain. Then it was snow. All the while, winds were roaring.
    What it all amounted to was yet another blast of winter weather for Decatur and Adams County residents on Monday.
    City weather station officials measured four inches of snow, boosting the city's total for the season to 34 inches.

Back to the snow plows

February 22, 2011

        It was back to the plows for city and county crews on Monday after a warm week in which most of the accumulated snow disappeared.
    Decatur Street Superintendent Jeremy Gilbert said this morning that his crews hit the streets at 3 a.m. today and everything was going "pretty well."
    Trash pickups were on schedule, Gilbert added.

 

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