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October 1st, 2012

Yvonne Jones

October 1, 2012

    Yvonne "Sue" Jones, 64, of Willshire, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, September 27, 2012, at her residence due to natural causes.
    Sue was born on Friday, January 23, 1948, in Decatur, to the late Walter and Sally (South) Suman.
    She married Greg Jones on October 22, 1983, in Willshire; he survives.

Jets soar over So. Wells at BSU, 41-24

October 1, 2012

MUNCIE- Five first half turnovers from the Raiders spelled an easy victory for Adams Central at Ball State on Saturday, while the Starfires…
Adams Central opened up the four-game ACAC extravaganza in Muncie with a lopsided 41-24 victory over the Southern Wells Raiders.
The Jets jumped out of the gate on their opening possession when quarterback Dalton Combs connected with sophomore Carter Sharp on a fourth and two that turned into six points for AC on a 36-yard romp. The kick was botched for the Jets.

Helen Virginia Kidd

October 1, 2012

    Helen Virginia Kidd, 97, of Decatur, died on Saturday at  Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    Among survivors are her son, William Eugene "Billy" Kidd of Celina, Ohio.
    A private family visitation was held at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, and there was no service.
 

Haunted tours expanding

October 1, 2012

    Haunted Decatur Wagon Tours will return for Callithumpian 2012 with improved and expanded tours, it has been announced.
    The tours were featured as a one weekend event in 2011, but due to the demand for tickets last season it has grown to three weekends this year, the Callilthumpian Committee announced. Camelot Carriage Rides of Decatur will again provide the wagon and two horses for the rides.

Florence Lorton

October 1, 2012

    Florence Lorton, 91, of Berne, died Friday at Chalet Village.
    Arrangements are pending at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home.

LaVera Schroeder

October 1, 2012

    LaVera Schroeder, 86, of Decatur, passed away at 2:20 p.m. on Friday, September 28, 2012, in Parkview Hospital, Whitley County, located in Columbia City.
    She was born in Adams County on Sunday, February 28, 1926,  to the late Martin E. and Clara (Wietfeldt) Kiefer.
    LaVera married Gerald H. Schroeder on November 18, 1945, in Zion Lutheran Church- Friedheim, in rural Decatur; he passed away on December 7, 1995.

Vella Dawn Wasson

October 1, 2012

    Vella Dawn Wasson, 88, of Decatur, passed away Saturday, September 29, 2012, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    She was born on May 2, 1924, in Mars Hill, Maine, to the late Fred Alden and Hazel I. (Shaw) Sylvester.
    On May 25, 1996, she married Richard L. Wasson; he survives in Decatur.

Squaws place fourth in loaded NHC

October 1, 2012

 

     FORT WAYNE—It would have taken nearly an order from the Supreme Court to change the top two team positions in the girls Northeast Hoosier Conference cross country meet Saturday at the Plex but the real battle was for positions three through seven.

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Braves late push falls short at New Haven

September 29, 2012

 

     NEW HAVEN—Bellmont entered the hostile environment of the Bulldogs on Friday night and nearly stole one against their NHC opponent falling short 27-24.

     The Braves entered the fourth quarter down three scores and fading fast but a late push and an on-side kick put Bellmont in striking distance.

Amish resident praises police

September 28, 2012

    A member of the Amish community, who wished to remain anonymous, has expressed high praise and thanks to the Adams County Sheriff's and Berne Police Departments for their quick work in apprehending the suspects in the alleged recent Amish attacks in rural Berne.
    "We were afraid to send our children out," the man said this week in a visit to the Daily Democrat. "It was awful to be targeted like that. Those people could have gotten jobs or help from someone. They didn't have to do that [the alleged attacks]."

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ON TO THE IRISH PITCH— Former Bellmont and University of Saint Francis standout, Sam Meyer...

 

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