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November 23rd, 2010

Anne M. Gage

November 23, 2010

    Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home for Anne M. Gage, 54, of rural Decatur, who died Monday at Adams Memorial Hospital.

Freda J. Mattingly

November 23, 2010

    Freda J. Mattingly, 89, of New Haven, died on Saturday, November 20, 2010, at home.
    Born in Henry County, Ohio, she was the daughter of Harry and Bessie Graham Hitt.   
     She is survived by her children, Marjean (Kenneth) Hormann of Wolcottville; Noreen (Gary) Provo of Logansport; Lawrence J. Mattingly, Jr. of Angola; and Kent (fiance, Mia Bayron) Mattingly of Fort Wayne; 13 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.

Fire destroys part of building

November 23, 2010

    An addition to a business building on Patterson St. in Industrial Park was demolished as firefighters extinguished a blaze late Sunday night.
    However, the two businesses located in the main portion of the building — Sportsman's Lodge and Haugk Companies — are operating as usual, with no damage, Decatur Assistant Fire Chief Jim Hitchcock said this morning.

Two more arrests in holdup

November 23, 2010

    In what could be considered the "last hurrah" for Decatur Police Department Detective Eric "Keebie" Meyer, two men wanted in connection with the armed robbery on November 10 at the S.M.O.K.E.S. Tobacco Shop were apprehended in Fort Wayne on Monday.

South throttles Bellmont 71-51

November 23, 2010

    South Side took advantage of a weary Bellmont squad, playing its third game in four days, with an aggressive full court press and squeezed out a 71-51 verdict at the Archers' gym..
    Despite the 20-point loss, which snapped a two-game Bellmont winning streak, Coach Tory Fuelling was pleased with the fight that his club put up. South's press resulted in 20 first-half turnovers, but the Squaws cut that in half in the second half.

Patriots’ swimmers defeat Central girls

November 23, 2010

    PORTLAND—Jay County sank Adams Central, 221-80, in girls' varsity swimming on Monday.
    One-meter diving—(1) Megan Taylor (JC), 182.2. AC's Alisen Barger was third at 126.8.
    200-yard medley relay—(1) JC, 2:01.54 (Charlotte Becot, Eme Miller, Mary Hudson, Caitlin Mark). AC was third, fourth, and fifth. The third-place team included YuLeeza McCullough, Ali McClain, Whitney Landis, and Barger.

November 22nd

Mike Drake

November 22, 2010

    Mike Drake, 67, of Decatur, passed away at 10:30 p.m. on Friday, November 19, 2010 in Shipshewana.
    He was born on November 20, 1942, in Decatur to Charles E. and Doris (Williams) Drake. He married Linda G. Owens on April 29, 1967.
    He is survived by his wife, Linda G. Drake of Decatur; one daughter, Mrs. Shannon (Tom) Bleakney of Fort Wayne; two grandchildren, Mary Anne and Joseph Michael Bleakney of Fort Wayne; and two sisters-in-law, Donna Owens and Carolyn Baumbartner, both of Decatur.

William C. Foye

November 22, 2010

    William C. Foye, 96, a resident of Berne, died November 18, 2010, at the Swiss Village Retirement Community in Berne.
    William was born on May 31, 1914, in Chelsea, Massachusetts, the son of Harold H. and Lillian (Foley) Foye, both deceased. He married Winifred Froburg on April, 19, 1941; she survives.

Corrinne V. Moser

November 22, 2010

    Corrinne V. Moser, 84, of Berne, died November 18, 2010, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Corrinne was born on July 13, 1926, in Adams County to the late John H. and Rebecca (Schwartz) Habegger. On November 22, 1946, she married Roger Moser. He preceded her in death on June 16, 1984.

City to celebrate 175th year

November 22, 2010

    1836.
    1936.
    1986.
    2011.
    Question: What do those years have in common?
    Answer: They are all anniversaries not only of Decatur, but also Adams County, since both came into being in 1836, 20 years after Indiana became a state in 1816.
    Decatur held celebrations for the centennial in 1936 and for the sesquicentennial in 1986 and, now, city leaders are gearing up to celebrate the 175th birthday next year.

    Tonight the Adams Central Jets host Eastside at the Landing Strip in Monroe. The...
    The annual Kekionga Greenway Gallop 5k commenced once again on Sunday with...
    The Bellmont Squaws won the cross country invitational they hosted Wednesday...

 

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