Parker City
February, March and April 2015
Current Events and Happenings
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NOTICES
2015 Street Fair June 10 - 13
Town Board Meetings
Previous Months Happenings

Comments? e-mail medeckman@comcast.net.
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Sunrise or Moonset Depending on Which Way You Are Facing

Moonset here, setting while being eclipsed by earth's shadow.

3 Hours Later Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Held at Christ Fellowship Church this year. Park was wet.




And the race is on.










Special eggs being "cashed-in" at the special tables.

Who Remembers April 3, 1974

One of the first images that confirmed tornadoes can have multiple funnels.

Ahhh finally, Spring is here.


Just got Tired Standing



Was so soft and rotten, it shattered like glass in zillions of pieces.

Repairs at the Ball Diamonds

Always glad to see this return.

And This

Because winter is about over, but there are always snow piles in "Jerry's" first pictures.

Started the Day With Some Color.


Snow Pile Cleanup



And the plow just keeps makin 'em

First Street-Cut Leak

Bustin thru 12 inch frost depth.

Not a Bad Ending to the Fix tho.


A Train Blizzard This Day


Ok by Afternoon.


First Leak but a Small One


Cold Single Digits Blowing


Ok Next Day


My Side Yard was Full of Robins this day.

Always glad to see that first one, but a yard full.?
Spring must be very near.

Venus in the Southwest.


And Turn Around for Jupiter

in the Northeast. (yep, above the siren.)

Another Inch


Heavy Snowfall for a few Minutes.



Hello, my name is Michael (Mick) Deckman and I live in Parker City, Indiana. I was born on the northeast corner of N.Fulton St. and E. Oak St. one block south of the ole Parker School Building. I spent my school days living 2 houses farther south at 227 N. Fulton St. I graduated from Parker High in 1958. As I was not a member of any of the great basketball teams of the time, some of you may not remember me. I earned my letters playing baseball. I have operated the town's water plant since 1966 and have seen many changes in the town, some good, some not so good. Although the downtown has lost several buildings and businesses, there are many new ones on the highway now. After several years of decline, Parker City is back. The Street Fair Homecoming has returned, with fireworks on opening night, and new homes are being built on the southeast edge of town. My roots are here, my life's work has been here and I'll probably die here. I have tried my best to make this town a good place for all to live and now through these pages, I'm bringing Parker City to you and the world.

As you can see, there are images of present day Parker City, some news, highlights and history.
It all began on the evening of May 10,1998.