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Archive - Nov 16, 2011

Lois J. Lehman

November 16, 2011

    Lois J. Lehman, 87, of Berne, passed away on Monday, November 14, at Swiss Village Retirement Community.
    She was born on August 14, 1924, in Berne to Werner B. and Florence Teeters Lehman.
    She was a retired teacher and librarian who graduated from Berne-French High School and Wheaton College in Illinois. She held master's degrees in English and in library and information science from Indiana University.

Olive F. Miller

November 16, 2011

    Olive F. Miller, 92, of Berne, died on Tuesday at her daughter's home in Berne.
    She was born to Fred D. and Esther E. Fowles Greenwood.
    Among survivors is a daughter, Mrs. Dean (Marilyn) Bahre of Berne.
    Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday in Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, Berne, with burial in MRE Cemetery, rural Berne. Visiting hours are 1-3 p.m. Thursday.

Karen Schieferstein

November 16, 2011

    Karen Schieferstein, 62, of Decatur, died Tuesday at home.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur.

Lois C. Wheeler

November 16, 2011

    Lois C. Wheeler, 96, of Berne, died November 11 at Swiss Village Retirement Community.
    She was born to Russell O. and Verna G. Ashley McLaughlin.
    Among survivors are three daughters, Mary M. Scott of Berne; Mrs. LeRoy (Joanna C.) Adams of West Lafayette; and Mrs. Paul (Eunice L.) Barner of Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, and four sons:,Ashley D. Wheeler of Fort Wayne; J. Ladd Wheeler of Crofton, Maryland; D. Lee Wheeler of Decatur; and H. Wheeler of Butler.

IHSAA votes to remove team tourney at state

November 16, 2011

    The IHSAA's decision to drop the Team State Wrestling Tournament following this season is a huge disappointment to 24-year Bellmont coach Brent Faurote, while Adams Central coach Doug Schultz and South Adams mentor Eric Myers have different takes.
    The Braves have earned 14 (out of 16) Team State Finals berths and have earned multiple placements in the meet, and have beaten very strong Yorktown teams in two of the past three years. No other team has had as many Team State entries as Bellmont.

Squaws falter late against Dwenger

November 16, 2011

    FORT WAYNE— The Squaws traveled to Bishop Dwenger seeking their first win last night as they faced the Saints in their third contest the year, and they fell short by a 54-46 count.
    Bellmont played up and down with Dwenger for most of the game, but never really found the lead except for early in the first quarter. The game was, in fact, tied at 12 after the first frame.

City seeks to comply with firearms law

November 16, 2011

    The City of Decatur is attempting to come into compliance with Indiana's new law on gun toting. It isn't easy.
    City Attorney Tim Baker unveiled at Tuesday night's city council meeting an amendment to the city's firearms ordinance. There is, however, considerable question whether or not it will be legally in compliance.

City firefighters help battle blaze in Willshire

November 16, 2011

    Decatur firefighters, who spent nearly 10 hours assisting with a firefight at Bluffton on Monday, were back at it again this morning.
    This time, city firefighters went east to assist the Willshire (Ohio) Fire Department with a fire at the Farmers Grain on US 33 at the northen edge of the village.
    Fire was reported in a corn bin at the rear of the complex.

‘Today you are killing an innocent man’

November 16, 2011

    STARKE, Fla. (AP) — A man who was convicted of the 1989 killings of an Ohio woman and her two teenage daughters in Florida as they returned from a dream vacation to Disney World was executed Tuesday.
    Oba Chandler, 65, was given a lethal injection and pronounced dead at 4:25 p.m. Tuesday at the Florida State Prison, Gov. Rick Scott’s office said. The execution began at 4:08 p.m. and concluded without any problems.

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