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Archive - Feb 28, 2012

Measles case is confirmed in the county

February 28, 2012

    A new case of measles has been confirmed in Indiana and this one is in Adams County.
    An unvaccinated resident of the county was exposed to measles while traveling overseas, Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) spokeswoman Amy Reel said late Monday afternoon.
    The case is unrelated to an outbreak in the Indianapolis metro area, she added.

Berne takes initial steps to Safe Routes to Schools

February 28, 2012

    Berne City Council on Monday evening authorized the execution of a pair of contracts with state highway officials as the first step in implementing the city's Safe Routes To School program.
    Berne last fall was named as a recipient of more than $300,000 in transportation department grant funding to implement the national program, which provides planning grants through the U.S. Department of Transportation for programs designed to encourage students to take part in a healthier lifestyle by walking and biking to school.

Tackett gets 10-year term years in prison

February 28, 2012

    ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — A former Indiana State Police post commander has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to stealing more than $91,000 in state money.
    The Elkhart Truth reports that an Elkhart Superior Court judge sentenced former Indiana Toll Road post commander Dallard Tackett to 20 years in prison on Monday, with 10 years suspended.

Rev. Fr. Lawrence Heiman

February 28, 2012

    Rev. Fr. Lawrence Heiman, C.PP.S., 94, of St Charles Center in Carthagena, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2012.    Fr. Larry was born on August 24, 1917, in Decatur, to the late John and Anna Heimann. 
    He was a member of the order of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood and was a Dr. of Music and Art at St. Joseph's College in Rensselaer, Ind. 

Dorothy E. Poling

February 28, 2012

    Dorothy E. Poling, 67, of Decatur, died at 5 p.m., Monday at the Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    Arrangements are pending at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home.

    Bellmont boys soccer recovered from their first two losses of the season...
   Bellmont volleyball hosts Bishop Luers tonight at the Teepee in a rare, non-...
    BLUFFTON— Bellmont's girls golf team won their first sectional title...

 

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