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Archive - Jun 2011

June 9th

Mary J. Lautzenheiser

June 9, 2011

    Mary J. Lautzenheiser, 85, of Berne, died Wednesday in Swiss Village Retirement Community.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva.

Norman Ward

June 9, 2011

    Norman Ward, 78, of Decatur, passed away on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, at his residence.
    He was born in Decatur to Harley H. and Amanda E. (Neuenschwander) Ward on March 31, 1933.
    On May 20, 1951, he married Delores Ginter.

Nyla M. Wiehe

June 9, 2011

    Nyla M. Wiehe, 84, formerly of Decatur, died at 9:17 a.m. Wednesday in The Village of Heritage nursing home at Monroeville.
    She was born on May 29, 1927, in Adams County to John F. and Effie J. Teeter Morningstar.
    She married Paul L. Wilkinson on March 22, 1952; but he passed away on February 4, 1984. On August 7, 1994, she married Edward L. Wiehe in Decatur; he survives.
    She was employed at the General Electric Corp. plant in Decatur for 41 years.

June 8th

Harvey's finish earns her All-State honors

June 8, 2011

    The "perfect race at the perfect time" earned Bellmont sophomore Alexis Harvey All-State status in girls track, it was noted today by Bellmont's veteran track coach Carl Risch.
    Harvey sped to fourth place at last Saturday's 200 meter final at the IHSAA Girls State Track and Field Meet held at the IU Track Complex in Bloomington..
    Not only did Harvey gain a lot of respect, the fourth place earned her first team All-State status in her event, noted Risch.

Lifers take Peterson in showdown

June 8, 2011

    The Farm Bureau Lifers clipped Peterson Grain 4-3 in a battle of once-beatens in the Monroe Little League Tuesday night.
    The win puts the Lifers on top in the league at 8-1 to the 7-2 mark of Peterson Grain.

Op Cleanup rolls on

June 8, 2011

    Operation Cleanup, the program designed to spruce up Decatur for its 175th birthday celebration in August, is building momentum as June and hot weather arrive.

Cops on a cart? May happen in Geneva

June 8, 2011

    Police officers patrol on bicycles, motorcycles, segways and horses, so why not on a golf cart?
    Geneva Marshall Rob Johnson suggested the idea to council members at Tuesday's meeting, noting, "I have received a lot of positive feedback from the community." Council members also supported the idea of police officers using a golf cart.

‘Lot of activity’ coming up

June 8, 2011

    As the work on 13th St. is winding down, other projects are rapidly approaching and, according to what Street/Sanitation Superintendent Jeremy Gilbert told city council at its meeting Tuesday night, "We're going to be seeing a lot of activity pretty soon."
    Right after the Fourth of July, LICA Construction Corp. of Berne and Portland will begin a major milling and resurfacing of US 224 from Front St. (by the Chamber of Commerce office) to the Ohio line. The project is expected to be completed in late August.

June 7th

Combs named first team All-ACAC

June 7, 2011

    Adams Central sophomore outfielder Dalton Combs, who led the Jets in 11 offensive categories this year, was named first team All-ACAC in baseball today by the conference coaches.
    Teammates Nathan Busse and Cody Brunner, infielders, both seniors, were given second-team status.
    Taylor Smith and Taylor LeFever of South Adams were also named to the first team.
    Combs paced the Jets with a .482 batting average and led the team in hits with 37, runs with 29 and home runs with three.

Dirty Birds blast way to sweep

June 7, 2011

    Dirty Birds picked up two wins on Sunday in the Fort Wayne Red Carrington league play, downing the Fort Wayne Orioles 5-1 in the first game Sunday before totally destroying the Orioles 19-2 in the nightcap, in Stan Musial AABC action.

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