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January 28th, 2013

Fire hits city home

January 28, 2013

    The Decatur Fire Department was dispatched at 9:59 a.m. on Saturday to the home of Luke Snyder, 1116 Cross Pointe, in response to a house fire.
    The fire appears to have started in an attic area above the garage, which was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived, according to a spokesperson for the department.
    Crews were able to stop the blaze from spreading to the rest of the home, but the garage area received approximately $50,000-$60,000 in damages, according to the spokesperson.

Ralph Kenworthy dies at age of 107

January 28, 2013

    Ralph Kenworthy, 107, believed to be Decatur's oldest resident — and probably Adams County's — died Sunday.
    Kenworthy had observed his 107th birthday on January 6.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
    Kenworthy was born in Camden, Ohio, but lived most of his life in Decatur.

Hal E. Wann

January 28, 2013

    Hal E. "Weiner" Wann, 55, of Berne, passed away Sunday, January 27, 2013, at his home.
    Hal was born to Harold and the late Regina (Pierce) Wann on May 16, 1957, in Van Wert, Ohio.
    He married Bonnie Beer on September 18, 1999; she survives.
    Hal worked at Berne Apparel and later at Red Gold in Geneva. He enjoyed fishing, camping, barbecuing, and playing pool.

Virginia M. Raudenbush

January 28, 2013

    Virginia M. Raudenbush, 89, of Decatur, passed away at 11:10 a.m. on Saturday, January 26, 2013, at Adams Memorial Extended Care.
    She was born on June 6, 1923, in Saybrook, Ill., to the late Leroy M. and Anna M. (Blum) Taylor.
    Virginia married James Harvey on February 9, 1944; he preceded her in death in June of 1952.

Jets dominate mat; Braves 22-year streak over

January 28, 2013

    PORTLAND — Though Bellmont rallied to within five points of favored Adams Central after two rounds, the Jets closed ranks and put the tourney away in the wrestlebacks and rolled to a 40-point win to break Bellmont's 22-year sectional win skein Saturday at Jay County.

January 26th

Carroll @ Bellmont GB webcast

January 26, 2013

Follow the link to watch the Squaws take on the Lady Chargers tonight at 7:15 p,m.

 

https://new.livestream.com/accounts/2267246/events/1833906?help=true

January 25th

Jets provide another thrilling overtime win, 49-47

January 26, 2013

    MONROE—Huge plays by Nick Baumer and Pierce Harris late in overtime Friday night at the Hangar spurred Adams Central to a pulsating 49-47 ACAC nail biter over the Heritage Patriots.
    Baumer was johnny-on-the-spot for the Jets with :22.2 remaining and the AC lads down 47-46 when he grabbed an offensive rebound off a missed shot by Dalton Combs. Baumer's put back went in and he was fouled sending him to the foul line where he completed the traditional three-point play for the 49-47 score.

Democrat will host a bridal show

January 25, 2013

    Decatur Daily Democrat Publisher Ron Storey has announced the newspaper will sponsor the Adams County Bridal Show from noon-4 p.m. on Sunday, February 17, at the Mirage Reception Hall 1640 Winchester St.
    Admission to the event will be free and will include area businesses exhibiting their goods and services. From bridal gowns and bridesmaid dresses, tuxedoes, wedding invitations, photographers, floral bouquets and arrangements, cakes and more, it will all be available at the bridal show.

Hospital going back to gasoline ambulances

January 25, 2013

    Adams Health Network (AHN) trustees, at their meeting on Wednesday, appointed Nick Nelson, director of support services at the hospital, to be in charge of selling unused or unwanted equipment, vehicles, or buildings that have a value of less than $30,000.

City part of an effort to reduce child obesity

January 25, 2013

    Nancy Manuel, Health and Human Sciences Educator with Purdue Extension, and Deb Mischler, Family Nutrition Program Assistant in Decatur, appeared at the Adams County Commissioners meeting this week to discuss some plans they have to help reduce childhood (and hopefully lifelong) obesity in Adams County.

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