Archive - Jul 10, 2012
Alberta E. Schaper, 87, of Decatur, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2012, at Woodcrest Retirement Community.
Born in New Haven, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Hortense Fiedler.
Marcel R. Welling, 89, of Bryant, died July 9, 2012, at his home.
He was born January 16, 1923, in Bryant, to the late Henry and Elizabeth (Schaefer) Welling.
On June 24, 1950, he married Mary Ellen (Lengerich) Welling; she survives.
He was a retired dairy farmer and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of St. Joseph's Men's Sodality of the church, Knights of Columbus, Decatur, Bryant Senior Citizens, and Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Bryant.
No candidates were named to fill vacancies for county offices on the November general election ballot, according to an announcement Monday by Rob Noetzel, chairman of the Adams County Republican Party.
Republicans and Democrats had until June 30 to fill any openings in their slate of candidates for the fall. July 2 was the deadline for any independent candidates to file petitions with the clerk of courts office.
Democrats had four vacancies for major local offices.
Adams County residents are now able to drive golf carts on county roads and streets, thanks to an ordinance passed by county commissioners Monday.
Under the new ordinance are the following conditions:
• Those driving golf carts on county roads or streets must have a valid driver's license.
• All passengers must be seated in factory-installed seats during operation of the golf cart.
With Mayor Bill McKean absent, Berne City Council on Monday approved the mayor's recommendations for 2013 pay increases for city employees and elected officials.
The votes, as anticipated, were not unanimous.