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November 24th, 2014

A visit with Santa

November 24, 2014

    The seventh annual Christmas Open House, sponsored by the Decatur Small Business Association, was held Friday and Saturday. Many activities were held Saturday, including a visit from Santa Claus. Above, an uncertain Elih Brown of Decatur takes his turn on Santa’s lap.
Photo by J Swygart

Berne bank honors Zurcher with Honor Flight donation

November 24, 2014

    Paul Zurcher, president of Zurcher’s Best-One Tire, was recently presented with a $500 donation for the Northeast Indiana Honor Flight at the annual training day celebration of First Bank of Berne.
    The Honor Flight Network is a non-profit organization created solely to honor America’s veterans for their sacrifices by flying them to Washington, D.C. to visit memorials erected in their honor. The flights are offered at no cost to veterans.

Christmas Open House

November 24, 2014

    Jackie Sanderson of Decatur provided holiday tunes on the piano that served as a pleasing backdrop for shoppers at The Grainery during the annual Christmas Open House.

November 21st

Trending video: Good things: Three sweet sides for a Thanksgiving meal

November 21, 2014

VIDEO: Good things: Three sweet sides for a Thanksgiving meal.
Who says all your sides have to be savory? Pears, honey, and baked sweet potatoes can go a long way next to stuffing and turkey. Try these recipes for a well-balanced holiday spread.

Excitement at SA as team heads to semi-state

November 21, 2014

    For the first time in 22 years, the South Adams Starfires have a shot at a semi-state championship. And the students of South Adams are most definitely caught up in the excitement.
Despite a regular season record of 3-6, many Starfire fans and students were looking forward to the playoffs with hope, remembering last year’s mediocre season which led up to a sectional victory.

Leaf collection depends on weather

November 21, 2014

    Yeah, your leaves haven’t been picked up this week. Something about weather conditions — highly unusual weather conditions. They eventually will be collected, but the foul weather may bring about a premature end to this year’s collections.
    “The weather has really slowed us,” Operations Manager Jeremy Gilbert said at Tuesday night’s city council meeting. “We’ll do our best ... it looks like Monday” before leaf pickups can begin again.    

Christmas open house Saturday in Decatur

November 21, 2014

     Youngsters will have the chance to take a ride on the Polar Express train Saturday in downtown Decatur during the Christmas open house that started today.

November 20th

Local merchants to host Christmas open house Friday, Saturday

November 20, 2014

    The Decatur Small Business Association’s seventh annual Christmas Open House — dubbed “Downtown and Around Town” — will be held Friday and Saturday at participating merchants. Hours will vary by store.
    Santa will be on the courthouse square from 1-3 p.m. Saturday and children will have the opportunity to take a ride on the Reindeer Express train.

Jail property purchase is complete, but court site controversy isn’t

November 20, 2014

    The Adams County Commissioners have officially finalized the purchase of the 162-acre Miller property south of Decatur off Winchester Street, County Attorney Mark Burry reported at Monday’s commission meeting. The acquisition was made to facilitate the construction of a new county jail on the site, but offers other possibilities for future development by the county as well.

Family LifeCare shares its mission of helping patients, families focus on living

November 20, 2014

    Family LifeCare helps patients of all ages and their families focus on living. That is the message Family LifeCare is sharing with the community during National Home Care and Hospice Month, celebrated in November.

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