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In Saturday's Democrat

May 22, 2015

    A South Adams freshman has been selected to attend a prestigious science conference in Boston.

Memorial Day celebration

May 22, 2015

    Join area residents Monday morning for the annual Memorial Day celebration. After visits by the American Legion color guard to St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery and Decatur Cemetery at 9 a.m., the service will take place at the Peace Monument on the courthouse square shortly after 10 a.m.

Video of the day: Homemade Basic BBQ Sauce

May 22, 2015

Amp up your next barbecue with your own, homemade BBQ sauce. This recipe pairs perfectly with all your go to favorites from ribs to chicken.

Video of the day: David Letterman says goodbye to the "Late Show"

May 21, 2015

Letterman has a star-studded finale

Throwback Thursday

May 21, 2015

Can you identify the child in this photo or where this was taken? If you or someone you know would like to claim this photo come to the Decatur Daily Democrat office at 141 S. 2nd St. in Decatur.

Changing of the guard

May 21, 2015

    Veteran Bellmont wrestling coach Brent Faurote has decided to call it a career. See today's print or online editions for a look back at Faurote's long and successful career.

Memorial Day services announced

May 21, 2015

    Memorial Day services in Decatur will begin at 9 a.m. Monday, with military honors at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, followed by a similar ceremony at Decatur Ceremony. At 10 a.m.  a brief service to honor fallen U.S. Navy officers will be held on the Wendell Macklin Bridge. A celebration at the Peace Monument on the courthouse square will conclude the festivities.

The future of Five Points

May 20, 2015

    A decision won't be made any time soon on the future of the Five Points intersection in Decatur. Decatur officials said a determination of what will be done to enhance the intersection is "far down the road."

Southeast visits Woodcrest

May 20, 2015

    Woodcrest resident Herman “Red” Lyons, pictured with Southeast Elementary School first grader Zayne Roop, played horseshoes during a recent visit by Linda Wellman's SE class to the Decatur retirement community.

Take Two Tuesday's photo of the day

May 19, 2015

    The ladies at the DDD topped off the day recently by modeling a few hats to be featured in the 2015 Hats Off to Sculptures event as part of this year's Decatur Sculpture Tour. Hats are being sold at several locations in Decatur for varying prices. Seated, from left are Sheri Huffman and Nicole Perry. Standing are Pam Mohr and Jennifer Reinhart.
 

Barkey gives up highway job

May 19, 2015

    Tim Barkey, who has been wearing two hats as Adams County engineer and superintendent of the county highway department, on Monday resigned his highway job.

Reflections

May 19, 2015

    A few evening raindrops were enough to produce a rainbow Monday in Decatur. The scene above is looking south toward Lake Shore Addition on the city’s east side.

 

Jail bids opened today

May 19, 2015

    The Adams County commissioners will open bids for construction of a new county jail later this afternoon. See tomorrow's Daily Democrat to see if those bids come in below the engineering estimate for the project.

Barkey resigns as Highway Superintendent

May 18, 2015

         Adams County Engineer and Highway Superintendent Tim Barkey has resigned his position as Highway Superintendent.
    See tomorrow's print or online editions for the complete story.

Possible road rage preceded N. Indiana collision

May 18, 2015

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    UNION MILLS, Ind. (AP) — Northern Indiana authorities say road rage might have contributed to a fatal crash.
    The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department says the crash Sunday night on a rural road near the town of Union Mills killed 38-year-old Michael Edwards of LaPorte.

    Tonight's final Northeast Hoosier Conference baseball game will go a long...
    FORT WAYNE— The Braves used a big homerun late in the game from Brett...
    MONROE— South Adams baseball came out on the right end of the conference...

 

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