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May 11th, 2012

Motor Sports Festival slated June 15

May 11, 2012

    The 12th annual Motor Sports Festival will be presented in downtown Decatur on Friday June 15, it has been announced by the sponsoring Chamber of Comerce.
      Registration will begin at 4 p.m. and the show will continue until 9p.m.
    Several food vendors will have food available for sale. MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) will be returning with their popular spiral fries and Common Ground Church will be serving hamburgers, hotdogs and sloppy Joes, the announcement said.

Milk truck rolls over on 224

May 11, 2012

     A semi hauling 6,000 gallons of milk rolled over at the intersection of US 224 and 600 E around 12:30 this morning.
    No other vehicles were involved in the accident.
    No milk spilled out of the truck from Eagle Transport Group of Goshen. According to an Adams County sheriff at the scene, another milk truck was called in to transfer the milk which was not contaminated in the accident.
    The driver was not injured.

Robert L. Hegnauer

May 11, 2012

    Robert L. Hegnauer, 96, of Berne, died
Friday morning at Swiss Village. 
    Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.

Maryann Root

May 11, 2012

    Maryann Root, 93, of Berne, died Thursday morning at Swiss Village.
    Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home. 

Clothe-A-Kid drive is gearing up

May 11, 2012

    Love INC (Love In the Name of Christ) has announced the beginning of the annual Clothe-A-Kid for School campaign.
    Children participating in the free or reduced-price lunch program in Adams County, and who will be at least four years old and in grades pre-kindergarten through eighth at the start of the 2012-13 school year, are eligible for this program.
    "The purpose of this project is to send needy children back to school with a brand new set of clothes," said Executive Director Claudia Karges.

Braves outlast DeKalb, 2-1

May 11, 2012

    The Braves have done it again, winning another conference game in the stacked NHC by the slimmest of margins, this time a 2-1 victory over the DeKalb Barons on Thursday night to stretch to a 4-1 mark amongst the Northeast Hoosier Conference teams.
    Bellmont junior ace Matt Chronister found himself in a pitching duel once again going the distance for all seven innings allowing only one run in the ball game on six hits.

Stars top Jets, 14-12

May 11, 2012

    BERNE—The Jets had a chance to take their revenge on the South Adams Starfires on Thursday night after losing their first meeting in the Coaches versus Cancer Classic earlier this season, but the Starfires repeated their late-game heroics with a five-run sixth inning to take the lead and put their cross-county rivals on their backs, 14-12.

May 10th

Facebook contest winners announced!

May 10, 2012

    Congratulations to Tina Beer, Dawn Keller-Miller and Suzanne McFarren Markley — the winners of the Decatur Daily Democrat's "Like" Us on Facebook contest!
    The winners may visit the DDD office to claim their prize by Monday, May 21. They will each receive a $10 gift certificate to an Adams County business. If a prize goes unclaimed, another name will be drawn.

Amos H. Schwartz

May 10, 2012

    Amos H. Schwartz, 75, of Monroe, died at 4:23 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at Parkview Regional Center.
    He was born January 25, 1937, in Adams County, to Chris C. and Susan (Hilty) Schwartz.
    A lifelong resident of Adams County, he was a carpenter and a member of the Old Order Amish.

County sports schedule 5/10-5/17

May 10, 2012

2012 SPRING SPORTS
MAY
    10-ADAMS CENTRAL-Softball at South Adams, 5 p.m., Tennis at Blackhawk Christian, 5 p.m., Baseball at South Adams, 5 p.m.; BELLMONT-Tennis vs. DeKalb, 5 p.m., Baseball vs. DeKalb, 5 p.m.; SOUTH ADAMS-Golf vs. Jay County, 4:30 p.m., Baseball vs. Adams Central, 5 p.m., Softball vs. Adams Central, 5 p.m.
    11-ACAC Track Meet (AC, South Adams) at Bluffton, 5 p.m.; ADAMS CENTRAL-Tennis at Northfield, 5 p.m., Golf at Canterbury, 4:30 p.m.

    The Bellmont Squaws won the cross country invitational they hosted Wednesday...
    Concordia Lutheran backed up their number one ranking in class 3A on Tuesday...
   Tonight's volleyball contest at the Teepee invites the Concordia Cadets,...

 

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