Archive - Aug 29, 2012
A steer purchased at the livestock auction which closed the recent Adams County 4-H Fair will be providing food for families in the North Adams Schools district.
The 1,250-pound steer — raised by Alana Nussbaum in Adams County — was purchased by Bunge North America and processed without charge by Manley Meats, of rural Decatur into nearly 500 14-ounce cans of beef.
The food was then turned over to HERO Meals, Feeding Adams County of North America, a newly formed organization.
Love INC has announced that, like other organizations, it is struggling financially. According to a press release, Love INC does not have enough funds to keep the doors open for another month.
Love INC is asking for donations to help meet the needs of people in the community.
Donations may be mailed to Love INC, P.O. Box 932, Decatur, IN, 46733.
For more information, call (260) 728-4503.
The boundaries of city council districts in Berne will be revamped slightly, but all council candidates will continue to be voted upon by all city residents under a state-mandated 10-year redistricting update given preliminary approval on Monday by Berne City Council.
According to City Attorney Jim Beitler, the council redistricting is required once each decade following the official U.S. Census.
Margaret A. Colchin, 85, of Avilla and formerly of Fort Wayne, left this world on Monday, August 27, 2012, at Provena Sacred Heart Home, in Avilla.
She was born on August 30, 1926, in Adams County to the late Leo J. and Ada A. (Lafferty) Weber.
On May 3, 1954, she married Max E. Colchin.
Clifford D. Kuhn, 77, of Decatur, died Tuesday at Chalet Village.
Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.