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July 14th, 2011

McIntire rallies by Corner Deli

July 14, 2011

    Josh Brune raced home from third base with the winning run Wednesday night in the bottom of the seventh on a fielder's choice by Parker Zeser and the McIntire Heating and Air Conditioning squad earned a 5-4 decision in the final game of the loser's bracket of the Sandy Koufax League double-elimination tournament over Monroe Country Corner Deli at Worthman Field.

Sophia K. Hoover

July 14, 2011

    Sophia K. Hoover, 90, of Fort Wayne, died Tuesday at her residence.
    She was born on November 30, 1920, in Fort Wayne to Stanley and Victoria Kotyla Kelak.
    She married John William Hoover; he is deceased.
    She was a clerk for 19 years at the L.S. Ayres store in Fort Wayne.

Edna M. Shoaf

July 14, 2011

    Edna Mae Lautzenheiser Shoaf, 94, passed away at 8 a.m. (Mountain Standard Time) in Willow Wood Care Center of Salt Lake City, Utah, on Tuesday, July 12, 2011.
    She had been in declining health due to mature age; however, death was sudden and unexpected.
    Edna Mae was born on May 20, 1917, in rural Berne at the home of her parents, Sidney and Sarah Ethel Detro Lautzenheiser.

NA liability costs to rise 17%

July 14, 2011

    Liability insurance premiums paid by North Adams Community Schools will increase by some 17 percent this year, school district business manager Larry Carty told members of the school board on Tuesday.

Auditor was not shirking

July 14, 2011

    A page one story in Wednesday's edition of the Daily Democrat about a request by Adams County Auditor Bill Borne for the county council to approve pay increases for his staff incorrrectly reported criticism from county council member Phil Wulliman.
    The error occurred because this reporter misapprehended a change in the discussion between Borne's pay request and a visit to the council's meeting in June by Terry Smith of the county health department in regard to pay issues for the health staff.

St. Joseph School participates in voucher program

July 14, 2011

    St. Joseph Catholic School in Decatur will participate in the new statewide voucher program recently signed into law by Governor Mitch Daniels, school officials announced Monday. 
    In compliance with the new School Scholarship Act, St. Joseph plans to open its doors to a greater number of  families and provide enhanced educational opportunities to local parents and students, St. Joe Principal Karla Hormann said in a press release.

July 13th

Larry W. Moore

July 13, 2011

    Larry W. Moore, 60, of Decatur, died at his residence on Monday, July 11, 2011.
    He was born on February 25, 1951, in Greenfield, Ohio, to the late Richard A. Moore and Mary Lou (Pickens) Hubbell.
    Larry attended First Baptist Church in Decatur.
    He retired after 38 years as a utility operator at Central Soya and Bunge North America in Decatur.
    He was a member of American Legion Post 43 in Decatur and served his country in the United States Marines Corps.

Edna Shoaf

July 13, 2011

    Edna Shoaf, 94, of Salt Lake City, Utah, a former resident of Berne, died on Tuesday.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, Berne.

Marion E. Sipe

July 13, 2011

    Marion E Sipe, 80, of Decatur, passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2011, at Woodcrest Retirement Community's Nursing Center.
    He was born on September 29, 1930, in Adams County to Daniel J. and Bernice (Fisher) Sipe.
    On October 30, 1954, he married Barbara A. Jacobs. She preceded him on November 2, 2000.

Mind’s Eye lands slot in Senior final by clipping Geimer

July 13, 2011

    Mind's Eye Graphics assured itself of a place in the championship game of the Decatur Girls Senior Softball League tourney as they rallied for a 6-4 win over Geimer Construction in the double-elimination event Tuesday night at Hanna-Nuttman Park.

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