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Manley Miss Adams County ...once again!

July 22, 2013

    Meghan Manley was crowned 2013 Miss Adams County as the county 4-H Fair opened its five-day run Sunday night at the Monroe Fairgrounds.
    Numerous fair-goers were on hand for the various activities held on a warm Sunday.
    First runnerup was Amanda Reynolds, with Corrinne Bussel named second runnerup. The contestants chose Erica Bluhm was Miss Congeniality, and Manley received the Viewers' Choice Award.
    Further details in today's print and e-editions.

Gov. Ralston dedicated city’s Peace Monument

July 22, 2013

    The Peace Monument is Decatur’s largest public monument and also the first built in the United States to be dedicated to peace.
    It was constructed in 1913 and dedicated on October 30 of that year by Indiana Governor Samuel Ralston.  The memorial was built to honor Adams County veterans that had served in the wars prior to its construction but was dedicated to the peacetime following each conflict.

Work on monument to begin

July 22, 2013

    Work to reinstall a waterfall fountain on the north side of the Peace Monument in Decatur is scheduled to begin next week as the date for the monument's rededication draws ever nearer.
    Joe H. Construction of Berne is the general contractor for the project, supported by subcontractors Don R. Myers Plumbing & Heating of Berne, Kiess Electric of Decatur and Berne Ready Mix. The latter has already measured the monument for the addition of the limestone.

    Bellmont played its first four games away from home but Thursday night lit up...
    Tonight's make-up contest between the Blackford Bruins and the Bellmont Braves...
     To view tonight's contest between the Squaws and the visiting Crestview...

 

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