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Archive - Jun 2012

June 15th

Teresa A. Keller

June 15, 2012

    Teresa A. Keller, 48, of Decatur, died Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    She was born in Decatur, on July 1, 1963, to Vernon W. and Judith K. (Thieme) Witte.
    She married Matthew J. Keller on August 3, 2011; he survives.
    Teresa was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church where she worked as a custodian and for St. Peter Immanuel School as well.

June 14th

Schultz works on getting sister city

June 14, 2012

    Decatur Mayor John Schultz apparently is making progress on forming a sister-city relationship with a Chinese community.
    Schultz and  Adams County Economic Development Director Larry Macklin are part of a group on a trade mission to China led by Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman.
    On her blog, Skillman wrote the following:

Insurance woes mount for NAdams

June 14, 2012

    Not only are insurance costs rising, but in some cases coverage is becoming difficult for North Adams Community Schools to obtain at all.
    That was the message delivered to the North Adams school board on Tuesday by Business Manager Larry Carty, who reported that recent workers' compensation claims have risen "to the point where no one wants to insure us any more."

AC hires two teachers, taps department ‘leads’

June 14, 2012

     The Adams Central Board of Education made several personnel decisions Tuesday evening including hiring two new teachers, naming lead teachers for the 2012-13 school year, a maternity leave request, and a resignation.
    After interviewing several teachers for the position of middle school title English teacher, AC Middle School Principal Aaron McClure and ACCS Title One Coordinator Anna Spalding recommended the school board hire Lana Shoaf.

Ruth A. Gage

June 14, 2012

    Ruth A. Gage, 73, of Decatur, died at her residence on Wednesday, June 13, 2012.
    Ruth was born in Adams County on October 20, 1938, to the late Alfred and Rose (Faurote) Rauch.
    On May 31, 1958, she married Theodore W. “Ted” Gage; he preceded her in death on April 7, 2006.

Holly B. Gerber

June 14, 2012

    Holly B. Gerber, 67, of Bluffton, passed away at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at her residence.
    She was born in Chicago on December 5, 1944, to the late G. Ralph and Dorothy (Rhoades) Martin.
    On June 30, 1990, she married Cary J. Gerber in Bluffton; he survives.
    Holly was a homemaker and a 1963 graduate of Morton High School.

Irene L. Gresley

June 14, 2012

    Irene L. Gresley, 91, of Monroeville, passed away at 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at the Village of Heritage.
    She was born July 29, 1920, in Allen County, to the late Martin F. and Ida L. (Boerger) Fuelling.
    On July 12, 1946, she married Emmet M. Gresley in St. Peter Lutheran Church; he passed away November 11, 1994.
    Irene was a homemaker and a lifelong member of St. Peter Lutheran Church.

Ellsworth finishes 22nd at state

June 14, 2012

    Chase Ellsworth ended his sophomore year of golf for Bellmont yesterday at the Legends Golf Course in Franklin where the Indiana state tournament finished its second and final round of play.

June 13th

Betty A. Peck

June 13, 2012

    Betty A. Peck, 76, of Woodburn, passed away at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, June 12, 2012, in the Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home in Fort Wayne after having been ill since March.
    Betty was born on Tuesday, June 9, 1936, in Elizabeth, Indiana, the daughter of the late Lyle L. Liebert and Anna (McCollum) Liebert.
    She married Wayne R. Peck on April 6, 1962, in St. Paul Lutheran Church-Gar Creek; he passed away on May 24, 2000.

Courthouse expansion outlined

June 13, 2012

    Once again Dave Sholl of Schenkel & Schultz Architecture was in front of Adams County Council members on Tuesday — along with all three Adams County Commissioners and countless others eager to hear what this newest study would bring — to present a proposed project to house several county offices and both courts under one roof.

MAKING IT LOOK EASY— The Adams Central Jets baseball team stayed perfect on the season with...
    Tonight's county-rivalry contest on the softball field between the Lady...
    BERNE— South Adams High School had their first opportunity to host the...

 

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