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May 20th, 2015

The future of Five Points

May 20, 2015

    A decision won't be made any time soon on the future of the Five Points intersection in Decatur. Decatur officials said a determination of what will be done to enhance the intersection is "far down the road."

Southeast visits Woodcrest

May 20, 2015

    Woodcrest resident Herman “Red” Lyons, pictured with Southeast Elementary School first grader Zayne Roop, played horseshoes during a recent visit by Linda Wellman's SE class to the Decatur retirement community.

May 19th

Take Two Tuesday's photo of the day

May 19, 2015

    The ladies at the DDD topped off the day recently by modeling a few hats to be featured in the 2015 Hats Off to Sculptures event as part of this year's Decatur Sculpture Tour. Hats are being sold at several locations in Decatur for varying prices. Seated, from left are Sheri Huffman and Nicole Perry. Standing are Pam Mohr and Jennifer Reinhart.

Barkey gives up highway job

May 19, 2015

    Tim Barkey, who has been wearing two hats as Adams County engineer and superintendent of the county highway department, on Monday resigned his highway job.


May 19, 2015

    A few evening raindrops were enough to produce a rainbow Monday in Decatur. The scene above is looking south toward Lake Shore Addition on the city’s east side.


Jail bids opened today

May 19, 2015

    The Adams County commissioners will open bids for construction of a new county jail later this afternoon. See tomorrow's Daily Democrat to see if those bids come in below the engineering estimate for the project.

May 18th

Barkey resigns as Highway Superintendent

May 18, 2015

         Adams County Engineer and Highway Superintendent Tim Barkey has resigned his position as Highway Superintendent.
    See tomorrow's print or online editions for the complete story.

Possible road rage preceded N. Indiana collision

May 18, 2015

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    UNION MILLS, Ind. (AP) — Northern Indiana authorities say road rage might have contributed to a fatal crash.
    The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department says the crash Sunday night on a rural road near the town of Union Mills killed 38-year-old Michael Edwards of LaPorte.

Merry Monday: Pet of the Week

May 18, 2015

     Abby is a 6 year-old Shih Tzu sent to us by Jim and Sheryl Rauch of Decatur. She enjoys visits from our grandsons and going for rides. Last fall she went on a long ride to Tennessee and enjoyed meeting new people. Ice cream is one of her favorite treats.

Patriotic patrons

May 18, 2015

     Traci Stolze, Fort Wayne, shows her patriotism as the American Legion Post 43 Color Guard entered during the fourth annual Armed Forces Day event held Saturday at The Wet Spot. The crowd flowed throughout the evening as live musical entertainment, food, raffles and more helped raise money for the Homes for Wounded Warriors project.

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