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Archive - Jun 6, 2012

Aldine B. Holle

June 6, 2012

    Aldine B. "Deany" Holle, 90, of Fort Wayne, passed away at 5 a.m. on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, at her residence.
    Deany was born on Thursday, November 10, 1921, in Adams County, the daughter of the late George and Lydia (Eickhoff) Bultemeier.
    She married Donald F. Holle on May 11, 1941, in St. Paul Lutheran Church, Preble; he passed away on December 11, 1999.

City redistricting change slight

June 6, 2012

    Decatur City Council moved forward Tuesday night on redistricting for post-2012 elections.
    After each census, cities (and states, etc.) must redraw voting lines to keep something of an even balance in terms of population, with no district having more than 10 percent greater population than any of the others.

Downspout cuts being demanded

June 6, 2012

    Seeking to come into compliance with orders set forth by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM), the city of Decatur has informed some downtown businesses and a few residences in other areas that they will have to disconnect their downspouts from the city's sanitary sewer system.
    Approximately 25 businesses and homes have received letters spelling out the needed change, according to Ann Butcher, who heads the city's sewage treatment plant and wastewater department.

True E. Myers

June 6, 2012

    True E. Myers 66, of Monroe, died Tuesday at the VA Hospital in Fort Wayne.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

County ponders golf cart approval

June 6, 2012

    Adams County resident Brice Hoffman addressed the county commissioners Monday regarding the golf cart ordinance covering their use on county roads.
    The Indiana Legislature passed a bill in 2009 allowing cities and towns to regulate golf carts on their streets, but not allowing golf carts to be used legally on county roads and state highways.

John J. Pease

June 6, 2012

    John J. Pease, 87 of Bluffton, passed away at 2 a.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at River Terrace Estates. 
    John was born on October 4, 1924, in Wells County, Indiana, to Lester R. Pease and Evelyn D. (Speheger) Pease.  He married Esther L. (Ginter) in Wells County on April 14, 1946.  She preceded him in death on July 27, 2001. John married Phyllis (Barnett) Langel  in Adams County on September 24, 2002 and she survives.

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