August 19th, 2013
The Historic Downtown Decatur Wagon Tours will be held Thursday, August 20, from 4 p.m. – 8 p. m, in conjunction with the Kekionga Taste of Decatur event.
The horse-drawn tours will begin and end at Riverside Center and feature local historian Max Miller with a history of the many sites of interest in the downtown area
Tickets will be available during the event at $5 each.
Bellmont soccer hosted a total of nine teams on Saturday for their annual Soccer Jamboree including squads from Leo, New Haven, South Adams, and Woodlan.
"It was a beautiful Saturday morning for the event," BHS girls coach Steve Lee noted afterwards. "We were pleased with athletic department staff as it was very organized and it helped make this a great start for soccer season."
Tonight's contest at Worthman Stadium between the Jay County Patriots and the Bellmont Braves will be webcasted by the DDD. The football scrimmage will begin at approximately 7 p.m. and the broadcast will begin coverage around 6:40 p.m.
To view tonight's game, click the link below to the game page. Log in with a username and password for the free service. Enjoy!
Sara Lucile Collier, 99, of Decatur, died Wednesday, August 14, 2013, at Swiss Village Nursing Center.
Sara was born January 28, 1914, in Cambridge, Neb., to the late Felton B. and Lucile E. (Perry) Moore.
On June 12, 1943, she married C. Doyle Collier; he preceded her in death on September 30, 1998.
North Adams Community Schools has prepared an operating budget for 2014 in the amount of approximately $20 million, the bulk of which will be the subject of a public hearing held by the Adams County Council on August 30.
The council must approve the portion of the school district's budget that is funded from state coffers, said Larry Carty, business manager for the school district.
Decatur's River Greenway Trail will be closed from 9-10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 14, for the annual Adams Memorial Hospital Catch Your Breath 8K and 5K Run/Walk and a 1-mile fun run.
The races will begin at the trail head of the River Greenway by Evergreen Assisted Living Apartments and continue along the trail, an announcement said. The 5K participants will complete an out and back 3.1-mile run while the 8K participants will travel a total of 4.96 miles.
The annual Kekionga Downtown Decatur Merchants Market, which features the sidewalk sale, craft show, antique show and flea market, will return for 2013.
An announcement said booth space is still available to all interested parties, retailers, service businesses, food vendors, not-for-profits, craft vendors etc. The market will be held Saturday, August 24, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. For more information visit www.decatursba.com or call Max Miller: (260) 223-0102.
Minnie E. Burk, 88, Van Wert, Ohio died Tuesday at C.H.P. Inpatient Hospice Center in Van Wert.
She was a member of the Adams County Coin Club and participated in their weekly flea market for many years.
Among survivors are her son, William R. Burk of Van Wert; and daughter, Dee Ann Zimmerman of Van Wert.
Sara L. Collier, 99, Decatur, died Wednesday evening.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Some 12 hours after students returned to the classroom for the start of the 2013-14 school year, the North Adams school board finalized its teaching and employee roster for the current year.
Personnel moves approved by the board during its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday included the retirement of Ken Gase from the food service department with the district.