Archive - Feb 13, 2012
Mike Snyder of Decatur, a Democrat, has filed as a candidate for the 79th Indiana House of Representatives district. The seat is currently held by Matt Lehman, a Republican from Berne. He has filed for re-election.
Snyder is president of United Steelworkers Local 15173, representing workers at the Bunge North American plant in Decatur.
A recent Indiana State Department of Health survey has shown that Adams Memorial Hospital is one of the best in the state in making sure children born at its location are immunized against the Hepatitis B virus.
ISDH public health investigator Rupert E. Arceo recently presented hospital officials with a “Gold Award” in recognition of the facilities' practices in the prevention of perinatal Hepatitis B infections.
Marieda R. Neuenschwander, 84, of Berne, died Sunday at Swiss Village.
Among survivors are her son, David (Kay) Neuenschwander, of Berne, and a sister, Agnes (William) Habegger, of Berne.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ellis Neuenschwander; and a daughter, Debby Neuenschwander.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Mt. Hope Church, rural Berne. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at MRE Cemetery.
Elizabeth M. “Betty” Miller, 80, of Decatur, died Sunday at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
FORT WAYNE — "If the kids wrestle anything like we did today this Friday night, we'll be in good shape. We just had an outstanding day," stated a euphoric Bellmont wrestling coach Brent Faurote Saturday night after the Braves foursome took the tourney by storm.
The Braves went an incredible 17-4 on the day, winning their last eight matches as Bobby Keuneke at 120, Brooks Faurote at 145, Brad Busse at 182 and Ben Baker at 195 stood atop the podium as champions in one of Bellmont's best-ever Fort Wayne showings.
BUTLER—Eastside's nickname is the Blazers, but Adams Central did all the blazing on Saturday in a commanding 82-58 victory.
The 13-2 Flying Jets cut loose with 11 threes in 21 tries (52%) and hit 28 of 53 attempts from the field (almost 53%) plus 15 of 21 free throws (71%).