Archive - Feb 2012
Ethan William “Cowboy” Enyart, 22, of Van Wert, Ohio, passed away Saturday afternoon at Riverside Hospital, in Columbus,Ohio.
He was a senior accounting major at Ohio State University.
He was born November 19, 1989, in Coldwater, Ohio, and is survived by his parents, Lionel F. (Lisa VanWynsberghe) Enyart of Van Wert; and Keri J. (Lou) Schwaller,of Monroe.
Steven R. Hurst, 60, of New Corydon, passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2012, in Ball Memorial Hospital, located in Muncie, following an extended illness.
He was born on Saturday, May 26, 1951, in Adams County, the son of Richard and Ruth (Suman) Hurst.
He married Vickie Yoder on October 24, 1970; she passed away on December 16, 1977.
Steve was a former employee of the Adams County Highway Department and the Berne Ready Mix.
Lester E. Manley, 77, of Decatur, passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2012, in St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne.
He was born on Thursday, July 5, 1934, in Adams County, the son of the late Chauncey O. and Mary M. (Julian) Manley. He married Audrey E. Gephart on October 9, 1955, in Adams County.
Lester was a 1953 graduate of Pleasant MIlls High School and he attended Pleasant Mills United Methodist Church.
Mary Maxine (Speakman) Nine, 82, of Fort Wayne, died Friday.
Among survivors are her sister, Jean Goldner, of Decatur.
Services will be at 4 p.m., Monday at D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, Fort Wayne, with visitation starting at 2 p.m. Private burial will be in Covington Memorial Gardens.
Frederick “Fred” H. Scheimann, 77 years old, of Simsonvill, S.C. and formerly of Ossian, died Thursday, February 23, 2012, at his residence after an extended illness.
Fred was the widower of Nira Shirley Miller Scheimann. Fred was born in Decatur, the son of the late John L. and Margaret J. (Elliott) Scheimann.
Thomas Norton Sefton, 86, of Decatur, passed away at his residence on Saturday, February 25, 2012.
He was born on January 5, 1926, in Anderson, Ind., to the late E. M. “Pete” and Kathleen (Norton) Sefton.
He married Mary E. “Peg” VanHoy on October 29, 1955, and she preceded him in death on January 14, 2010.
One of the featured events at Spotlight 2012, the Decatur Chamber of Commerce-sponsored business expo, will be the North Adams Arts show, Chamber officials said.
Spotlight will be held Saturday, March 10, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., at Bellmont Middle School.
The art show is sponsored by the Decatur Rotary Club, with a grant from the Adams County Community Foundation. The show's main focus will be a juried art show for all Adams County high school art students.
It looks like those torn-up ramps/sidewalks on all sides of four intersections on Monroe St. are going to be with us for awhile. Probably until early May. With some traffic congestion thrown in.
The ultimate result, though, will be improved traffic flow once new traffic signals are operational.
Founded in 1893, the Purdue University Varsity Glee Club is a select ensemble that has entertained on behalf of Purdue for campus, community, state, national and international events, averaging between 50-60 appearances each year.
GREENWOOD — "I'm pleased that we got here this year, but it's always disappointing to walk out of here one match away from getting medals," stated a disappointed Bellmont wrestling coach Brent Faurote as his Braves were taken out by state rival Evansville Mater Dei in the first round of the final Team State Wrestling Tournament Saturday at Center Grove, 45-21.