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October 8th, 2012

Marjorie L. (Gase) Sardella

October 8, 2012

    Marjorie L. (Gase) Sardella, 82, a resident of Woodcrest Nursing Home, went to be with the Lord this 6th day of October, 2012.
    She was the daughter of Anthony P. and J. Edna (Miller) Gase.
    Marjorie was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and she retired from United Telephone Company in 1978 after 30 years of service.

Mayor praises sculpture idea, result

October 8, 2012

    Looking back at Decatur's initial Sculpture Walk, Mayor John Schultz remains excited about the experience and its future.
    "Wow! What a great event the first Decatur Sculpture Walk opening turned out to be,"  the mayor said recently. "Being the first attempt at such an endeavor, you really don’t know how the event will actually turn out. I believe the entire sculpture committee was very pleased with how everything fell into place and my thanks are extended to each member of the committee."

Marguerite L. Von Gunten

October 8, 2012

    Marguerite  L. “Kitty” Von Gunten, 92, of Berne, died Sunday at Swiss Village.
    Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.

Hospital hit with $1.3 million state bill

October 8, 2012

    The tax man came calling at Adams Memorial Hospital recently with his hand out to collect a check for a hospital tax that was implemented on Hoosier health care facilities by the Indiana legislature over a year ago.
    The result, albeit without a smile, was that hospital officials turned over the sum of $1,346,270.49 to the state.

Major AWM project now near finish

October 8, 2012

    The city's sign replacement project is officially complete, the major project in Anthony Wayne Meadows is nearly complete, and a long, distinguished career with the city street department also is complete.
    That was just some of the information given city council at its Tuesday night by Street/Sanitation Superintendent Jeremy Gilbert.
    He said:

IHSAA announces football pairings

October 8, 2012

    INDIANAPOLIS—The 40th annual state football tournament hosted by the Indianapolis Colts held its sectional pairings show over the weekend featuring the placement of all 315 football teams (63 in each class).
    Five teams earned a bye, one from each class, with Adams Central and Bellmont preparing to defend their titles from last season and South Adams aiming to make noise in their own 1A sectional in the last season under coach Jason Arnold.

Cross Creek wins County Cup

October 8, 2012

    On a cold and windy day at Cross Creek Golf Club, it was the home team Cross Creek who defended its Adams County Cup title, scoring a 20-10 victory against the group from Limberlost.

October 5th

Braves pummel Barons, 34-6

October 6, 2012

 

     WATERLOO—As the nursery rhyme goes, "Down came the rain and washed the Barons out" on Friday night as the Braves came into town and dominated DeKalb with the rushing game in a downpour, 34-6.

     It was hard to tell what ruined the Barons' senior night more, the rain or Bellmont's run game as the Braves accumulated 428 yards on the ground in a committee effort that resulted in three players over the century mark. 

Mildred H. Reber

October 5, 2012

Mildred H. Reber
    Mildred H. Reber, 86 of Decatur, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, October 5, 2012.
    She was born in Adams County on June 22, 1926, to the late Robert and Fannie (Pence) Wemhoff.
    Mildred was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and the Women of St. Marys. She was a formerly employee of the Adams County Park & Recreation Department.

Thomas L. Schell

October 5, 2012

     Thomas L. Schell, 66, of Decatur, died at Adams Memorial Hospital on Thursday, October 4, 2012.
    Tom was born in Decatur on July 8, 1946, to the late James Schell and Harriet (Moser) Schell Williamson.
    On August 27, 1966 he married Barbara K. Reed.
    Tom was a member of St Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus Council 864. He retired from McIntosh in Berne with 25 years of service, and from the City of Decatur with 20 years of service.

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