April 22nd, 2015
For many years the downtown Decatur area has been beautified by beautiful plants and blooming flowers. These planters have enhanced the beauty of the historic downtown area for several years. If this program is to continue, we need the support of the entire community.
Ryan Okoniewski hit South Side's Kyle Reichert in the top of the fifth inning with a pitch that put him on first base.
It was the only time a baserunner reached in the game for the Archers as the junior hurled a complete game no-hitter to lead the Braves to an 8-0 win on Tuesday night.
When Shrek the Musical opens in the Erekson Theatre at Bellmont High School Friday night, two virtually unseen groups will have a major part in the success of the production.
The set construction crew, under the direction of Rick Smith, has been working since mid-March on the multiple sets needed for the production. Audience members will be transported from a storybook to Shrek’s swamp to Duloc to Fiona’s Tower and finally to the Cathedral with many other stops in between.
Many times when gazing through the looking glass at student-athletes and their accomplishments, the student gets lost in translation.
Bellmont senior Josh Brune is the epitome of the term student-athlete and prides himself on being the best at both portions. After winning one of 13 IHSAA/C. Eugene Cato Memorial Scholarships this year, now he has proof.
Josh recently attended the banquet dinner down in Indianapolis for the event where he was a bit overwhelmed by the trip.
Decatur Daily Democrat Associate Editor Jannaya Andrews captured a first-place plaque for excellence in column-writing in this year’s Indiana Associated Press Managing Editor’s competition.
The awards were announced Friday night during a banquet in Indianapolis.
Competing against newspapers with much larger circulations, this is the second consecutive year the Daily Democrat has captured at least one first-place award in the IAPME contest.
Golden Meadows Home, 3646N C.R. 200E rural Decatur, will host its 21st annual auction to benefit the Special Needs Resident Fund beginning at 10 a.m. June 13.
The auction will feature new merchandise, gift certificates from local businesses, items from out-of-town entities — such as professional sport teams, hotels, camp grounds and amusement parks — used merchandise in good condition and a food tent that will feature a tasty luncheon menu.
The NBA Playoffs started this past Saturday. We are going to look at the results and give predictions on how the rest of the series goes. We will start in the Eastern Conference first.
Chicago Bulls 103
Milwaukee Bucks 91
Bellmont sophomore Taylor Bebout has recently been honored by PrepVolleyball.com landing on the annual Sophomore 79 list.
The honor, given to the top second-year volleyball players for their outstanding contributions to their high school teams, is given out every year by the group as well as a Freshman 59 list.
This is a nationally given award, not just Indiana, making it all the more special for the Bellmont setter.
Bellmont High School will present “Shrek the Musical” Friday and Saturday nights at the Erekson Theatre.
Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, “Shrek the Musical” brings all the beloved characters from the film to life on stage and proves there’s more to the story than meets the ears.
Adams County Director of Forestry Dwight Pierce announced Decatur will join in the celebration of the Arbor Flight 2.0 at 3:45 p.m. Thursday at the Boys and Girls Club in Decatur.
Arbor Flight 2.0 is part of the annual Arbor Day celebration during which helicopters transport local dignitaries to sites in Indiana so they may participate in tree planting ceremonies and educational programming.