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June 20th, 2013

Koufax tourney in full go

June 20, 2013

    True Value and the Monroe Crushers moved on in the Koufax tournament on Tuesday night at Worthman Field in Decatur.
    The Crushers downed the SA Gold team in game one by a 15-2 score in five frames, while TV downed Blue Elks by a 19-8 score also shortened to five innings.

June 19th

Matilda Leatherman

June 19, 2013

    Matilda Meyer Leatherman, 95, of Berne, died Tuesday.
    Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.

City departments being realigned

June 19, 2013

    "It's really just a consolidation; a consolidation of employees and equipment," Decatur Mayor John Schultz said of a major change for city employees unveiled at Tuesday night's city council meeting.
    And that consolidation is expected to bring some major savings annually.

Dinner lends funds to four church ministries

June 19, 2013

    A recent fish and tenderloin dinner held at the First United Methodist Church in Decatur was a major success, raising more than $2,800, with the proceeds going to four of the church's community ministries.
    Over 450 meals were served and a jointly-yeld bake sale saw hundreds of baked goods sold to those attending.

Donations sought for Gehres benefit

June 19, 2013

    Family and friends will host a benefit for a rural Decatur resident, Scott Gehres, on Sunday, June 30, at the Knights of Columbus hall on High St. in Decatur.
    The benefit is scheduled from 12 noon to 8 p.m.,with a dinner provided to the public by friends and family. A free-will donation will be taken for the dinner.
    Live music,dance performances by Razz M' Jazz, raffles, a bake sale, and a silent and Chinese auction are currently being planned.

June 18th

Kathleen A. Gross

June 18, 2013

    Kathleen A. Gross, 72, of Decatur, passed away Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    Kathy was born on December 21, 1940, in St. Marys, Ohio to the late David and Mary (Harris) Baker.
    On September 29, 1962, she married Paul E. Gross; he survives in Decatur.

West Nile Virus found here

June 18, 2013

    Adams County Sanitarian/'Environmental Director Terry Smith said Monday that his department has been notified by Bryan Price, Senior Medical Entomologist from the Indiana State Department of Health, that the first positive pool in Indiana of Culex mosquitoes infected with West Nile Virus was confirmed in a sample that was discovered in Decatur.

RISQ, Life Matters live on at AC

June 18, 2013

    With the Safe Schools, Healthy Students (SSHS) grant ending, and the anonymous donor who was going to fund Adams County Schools programs – such as school resource officers, Life Matters counseling, and the Reduce misbehavior, Improve attitudes, each Skills, build Quality students (RISQ) program – recanting the offer in the 11th hour, the future of these programs was uncertain at best.
    They are no longer uncertain at Adams Central.

County wants new park-rec pact

June 18, 2013

    County Attorney Mark Burry advised the county commissioners at their weekly meeting on Monday to re-examine their agreement with the parks and recreation department.
    Burry noted that the department seems to be in flux with the potential replacement of Superintendent Steve Krull, who is retiring at the end of the year. From May 2009-January 2013, the county paid the city of Decatur one third of the superintendent's salary.

June 17th

Kathleen Gross

June 17, 2013

    Kathleen Gross, 72, of Decatur, died Saturday.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

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