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Pet of the Week

June 1, 2015

     Katie Elizabeth is a 7 year old jack-a-poo lives with Mike and Lila Rauner, Magley. She loves celery and carrots and her favorite entertainment is when she can ride on the golf cart. She also loves playing with the grandkids.

Coming Tuesday

June 1, 2015

    See Tuesday's edition of the Daily Democrat for more pictures from Sunday's commencement ceremonies for all three Adams County public schools.

Winning With Wellness Week

June 1, 2015

    Adams County Winning With Wellness Initiative will host an Active Living Week June 2-8 — in conjunction with the 65th annual Allied Recreational Group rally and the 2015 Decatur Sculpture Tour — featuring a variety of ways for individuals and families to get moving and learn about healthy living choices.
    Multiple WWW members and other organizations have joined together to create a robust calendar of free activities and events for the week — for all ages and abilities, according to a news release.

Decatur City Councilman Charlie Cook has passed away

May 29, 2015

     Longtime Decatur City Councilman, Adams County Sheriff's Deputy and Adams Central School Resource Officer Charlie Cook passed away early this morning. A story will appear in Saturday's edition of the Democrat.

Former cop sentenced for sexting

May 29, 2015

    Former Decatur police officer Spencer Wilson was sentenced Thursday for sending pictures of his genitals via text messages and Snapchat to an underage female.

Graduations Sunday

May 29, 2015

    Graduation ceremonies for all three Adams County schools will take place Sunday at the following times:
    * Bellmont HS — 1 p.m.
    • Adams Central HS — 2 p.m.
    • South Adams HS — 2 p.m.

Throwback Thursday

May 28, 2015

    The 2005-2006 Bellmont High School speech team is this week's Throwback Thursday photo. The 2005-2006 team were the NHC Debate Champions. If you or someone you know would like to claim this photo, please come to the Democrat office at 141 S 2nd St., Decatur.

In Friday's DDD

May 28, 2015

    State transportation officials agree to foot the entire bill for the South Adams Trails project — with one caveat.

No chickens at fair

May 28, 2015

    There will be no poultry shows at the Adams County 4-H Fair — or any county fair in Indiana — this year following a ban implemented by the State Board of Animal Health in the wake of avian flu outbreaks in the state.

World of Sports Wednesday

May 27, 2015

   Bailey Beery earned second place in the 3200 Run on Tuesday night securing a solo spot at the state finals next week at Indiana University. She is also a part of the 4X800 Relay team that picked up the gold medal at the Marion Regional.

Suspect in custody

May 27, 2015

    A Chicago man is being held without bond on charges of aggravated battery in connection with a stabbing early Tuesday morning in Decatur.

Helping celebrate

May 27, 2015

    Sisters Everly (front) and Raelee Oetting were among those on hand during Memorial Day services Monday in Decatur to help pay tribute to those who have perished in the service of their country. More photos of Monday’s ceremonies appear in today's print and online editions of today’s Democrat.

 

Police on scene of reported stabbing

May 26, 2015

    Decatur Police are on the scene of a reported stabbing incident in the area of Piedmont Lane and Clermont Avenue in Decatur. No further information is available at this time. See Wednesday's print or online editions for the complete story.

Take Two Tuesday

May 26, 2015

     Springtime in Indiana means colorful sunsets for area residents sto enjoy, like this one taken recently east of Decatur.

Coming Up

May 26, 2015

     Drug Free Adams County will host a presentation on “Meth and Marijuana: The Effects on the Brain” from noon-1 p.m. Wednesday  at Adams Memorial Hospital.  
 

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