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ONGOING ...

January 25, 2011

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J Swygart

Old Man Winter strengthened its grip on Adams County by dumping another one and one-half inches of snowfall on Decatur throughout the day Jan. 24. Pictured here is an employee at China Buffet as he cleans the sidewalk outside the restaurant. Even though the snow total exceeded predictions that day, a forecast calling for freezing rain failed to materialize during the evening hours.

GOIN' DOWN ...

December 29, 2010

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Eric Mann

Kirk Smith and grandson Jayden Smith, 6, begin the trek to the bottom of the hill at Hanna-Nuttman Park December 27.

SLIDER ...

December 28, 2010

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Eric Mann

Three-year-old Korbin Arnold of Decatur is wrapped up warmly as he takes a spin down a hill in the city's Hanna-Nuttman Park Dec. 27, as part of numerous activities created for local young people during the Christmas-New Year's break. Korbin was one of many youngsters who visited the park for the sledding.

OVER THE TOP...

December 21, 2010

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Eric Mann

The price of gasoline rose well above the $3 mark in Decatur on Monday, December 20.

WIDENING ...

December 14, 2010

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J Swygart

A state highway plow widens SR 124 east of Monroe; Willshire water tower is in the background.

FRIGID WAIT ...

November 26, 2010

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Kristin Baron

A bundled-up Elizabeth Stevens was the first person to arrive at Kmart in Decatur, at 2:20 a.m. Nov. 26. But, because she waited in her car and out of the cold for awhile, she ended up being the fourth person in line. Stevens said her first Black Friday shopping stop was to Wal-mart at midnight.

PUSHING BOOKS

October 28, 2010

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Eric Mann

The Decatur branch of the Adams Public Library System was pushing books — literally — during Monday's Callithumpian Parade.

BERNE PARADE NIGHT ...

October 27, 2010

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J Swygart

Despite high winds and heavy rains which passed through Adams County earlier in the day on Tuesday, conditions were nearly perfect later in the evening for the annual Berne Halloween parade. A large crowd, including this man and his little pink friend, gathered along Main Street for the parade and the candy which traditionally goes with it.

GOOD TIMES ...

October 13, 2010

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J Swygart

Emerson Wanner, 3, and her dad Jed took advantage of perfect fall weather Oct. 9 to enjoy some time on the playground during the first-ever Lehman Park Harvest Festival in Berne.

HOLY COW!

October 1, 2010

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Kristin Baron

... You’re tooling down a rural road in Adams County and what do you see? A cow, of course. A cow staring at you as though you were infringing on his territory. It is assumed he eventually got tired of prowling and went home ... or maybe he’s still standing there.

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