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County students win $55,000 apiece in scholarship money

May 9, 2011

    Winning $111,000 in 73 minutes?
    Two high school students from Adams County did that on April 29 in a state auto skills repair contest sponsored by the Ford corporation and American Automobile Association.
    Billy Gilson, a senior at South Adams, and Jacob Bergdall, a junior at Adams Central, were the winning two-man team that defeated nine other tandems in the event at Indianapolis.

Monument to honor Rugg, city founder

May 9, 2011

    A monument to Samuel Rugg, who founded Decatur 175 years ago, will be unveiled in August as the final act of the city's celebration of that anniversary.
    The Samuel Rugg Monument Committee — consisting of Max Miller, Wylie Sirk, and Wes Kuntzman — has announced that the monument to Rugg will be placed near the western end of the Wendell Macklin Memorial Bridge on Monroe St.

 

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