Archive - Nov 28, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s state police chief told lawmakers Tuesday that marijuana should be legalized and taxed, prompting his own agency to quickly walk back his statement as lawmakers consider decriminalization.
Berne's Lehman Park will take on a fresh look next spring with the addition of new, modern playground equipment to replace outdated equipment that has been in place for decades and in some cases has been deemed unsafe.
Profits from three annual Fall Harvest festivals, coupled with private donations, left the Berne Park Board with $19,500 in its park equipment fund earlier this month, board president and city councilman Ron Dull told city council members Monday evening.
Friday is the deadline to apply for either of two vacancies on the seven-member South Adams School Board.
Interested applicants should mail a cover letter and resume to Arlene Amstutz, Board President, 1075 Starfire Way, Berne, IN, 46711. Candidates must live within the city limits of Berne at least one year before November 6 and be at least 21 years of age.
Frederick W. "Fritz" Berning, 90, of Hoagland, passed away on Monday, November 26, 2012, at New Haven Care & Rehabilitation.
He was born in Allen County on Tuesday, February 21, 1922, to the late Fred C. and Marie M. (Grote) Berning.
He married Florence M. Siebert on September 16, 1951.
Zanta M. Butorac, 94, of Decatur, died Tuesday, November 27, 2012, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
She was born in Wells County on June 15, 1918, to the late Ellis and Mae (Comer) Squier.
Zanta married Phil P. Butorac on October 28, 1976; he preceded her in death on February 3, 2002.
Zanta was a homemaker and also worked for Lincoln Life Insurance Company.
Johanna Strahammer, 89, of Bluffton, passed away at 7:10 p.m. Monday, November 26, 2012, at Bluffton Regional Medical Center.
She was born on October 17, 1923, in Furth im Wald, Germany, to John and Matilda Wurz.
On May 3, 1948, in Chicago, she married Josef V. Strahammer. They shared 54 years of marriage before he preceded her in death in June of 2002.
The Bellmont girls and boys swimming and diving teams both defeated Columbia City on Tuesday at Bellmont High School.
The girls defeated Columbia City 125-52, and the Bellmont boys won, 104-77, in their first meet of the season.
Juniors Sarah Evans and Rachel Klingensmith were double winners in individual races for Bellmont, with Evans winning the 200 individual medley and the 100 breaststroke and Klingensmith winning the 50 and 100 freestyle races.
MONROE—Adams Central doubled up Churubusco in the second half erasing a six-point halftime deficit in their first win of the season, 33-27.
The Lady Jets used a 24-12 advantage in the final two quarters to extract revenge on the Lady Eagles who knocked AC out of the sectionals last season.
With two minutes left in the second quarter, the Lady Jets faced a 15-5 deficit, the biggest of the game for either team. Up until that point, AC was shooting 1-15 from the floor and simply could not buy a basket.