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October 1st, 2014
A man holds a sign along 13th Street in Decatur advertising savings at the Decatur Kmart store. Kmart’s parent company — Sears Holding — announced last week the Decatur store, and the last remaining Kmart in Fort Wayne, would close later this year. The closing will leave some 50 employees out of work.
A familiar name with a different face has been added to the medical staff of the Adams Memorial Hospital, according to AMH officials.
Dr. Aaron C. Coats, brother of AMH orthopaedic surgeon Dr. David Coats, has joined the surgical staff at Adams Memorial Hospital and will specialize in orthopaedics and sports medicine.
Adams County Historian and Librarian Louise Wolpert, representing the group Friends of the Carnegie Library, appeared before the Adams County Commissioners Monday afternoon to inform the county officials of an upcoming public meeting to save the former Carnegie Library building and invite them to attend. And she came with reinforcements.
Friends members Betsy Dickerson and Janet Torson also appeared before the commissioners.
Work began this week on the demolition of the former General Electric plant in Decatur. Crews from Brandonberg Excavating are performing the work.
VIDEO:: Wayne's Big Day Helps Colts Rout Titans 41-17
Andrew Luck and Reggie Wayne were back in sync for Indianapolis on Sunday. The 25-year-old quarterback threw for 393 yards and four touchdowns, while the 35-year-old Colts receiver had seven catches for a season-best 119 yards and his first TD of the season, leading the Colts to a 41-17 rout over Tennessee.
Nicholas Do Valle Cardoso and Meagan O’Campo were crowned 2014 Homecoming king and queen Friday night at Bellmont High School during the school’s annual festivities.
The city of Decatur has developed a Wellhead Protection Plan, approved by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, to help protect the underground aquifer and the water supply wells from potential contamination.
Pictured from left are Jesse Vidal, Johnny Mendez and Maggie Hawkins as the trio performed the last concert of the season at Storybook Park Sunday.
VIDEO: Packers pound Bears behind Rodgers' 4 TDs
John Lynch and Kevin Burkhardt on the Packers' win.
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