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November 21st, 2014

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.

Stars earn victory over Archers; Squaws, Lady Jets place 2nd

November 21, 2014

    FORT WAYNE— The Lady Starfish swam circles around the South Side Archers on Thursday night taking first AND second in nine of the 11 events for a lopsided 134-41 victory.
    Brette and Ashton Klopp, along with Cady Farlow, were all double winners, while all three relay races were also won by the Stars.

SQUAWS TAKE 2ND IN TRI-MEET    
    It was only the second meet of the season, the Bellmont girls’ swimming and diving team showed improvements across the board.

November 20th

Dianna R. Parris

November 20, 2014

    Dianna R. Parris, 65, Berne, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2014.
    Among survivors are a son, Matthew (Jennifer) Parris of Dayton, Ohio; daughter, Shawna (Phillip) Parris-Mckee of Eaton, Ohio; four grandchildren, Leanna, Alexis and Likas Parris; and Devon McKee; five great-granchildren, Alexander and Rayeanna Kissinger; Zuri Placke; and Maralyn and Kellin O'Dell.
    Funeral service is at 5 p.m. Friday at Memorial Baptist Church in Eaton, with pastor Dave Souers officiating.

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.

Trending video: Irish look to stop skid vs Louisville / ND football report

November 20, 2014

VIDEO: Irish look to stop skid vs Louisville / ND football report

November 19th

County gives OK for drone purchase

November 19, 2014

    Adams County Council during its meeting last week approved additional appropriations to hire a probation officer, extend funding for the community corrections department’s  indigent fund program through the remainder of the year and the purchase of an unmanned aerial vehicle — or drone — by the IT department.

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