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Archive - Aug 30, 2012

County’s vendor checks going electronic

August 30, 2012

    Mailing checks to pay for work done in Adams County will soon come to an end, according to auditor Bill Borne.
    Borne told Adams County Commissioners this week that the county will soon begin paying vendors electronically to save money on man hours, materials and postage.
    Vendors will soon be asked to provide the county with their bank information for to allow for electronic payments. Once a claim has been sent to the county and processed, the funds will then be transferred to the vendor's account.

Joan Hawkins

August 30, 2012

    Joan Hawkins, 82, of Decatur, died on Wednesday at Chalet Village in Berne.
    Arrangements pending at the Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home.

Thomas W. Hebein

August 30, 2012

    Thomas W. Hebein, 81 of Boca Raton, Florida, formerly of Decatur, died at on Tuesday, August 28, 2012.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

Clifford D. Kuhn

August 30, 2012

    Clifford D. Kuhn, 77, Decatur, passed away Tuesday, August 28, 2012, at Chalet Village.
    He was born to Lloyd and Ruth (Baker) Kuhn on July 16, 1935.
    Cliff was employed at Fleetwood in Decatur for 22 years. He enjoyed working crossword puzzles and listening to the Calvary Bible Radio broadcast from Florida.

Remains laid to rest second time

August 30, 2012

     It was a three-mile journey that took nearly three years to complete, but the remains of turn-of-the-century Berne residents were laid to rest for a second time Wednesday at M.R.E. Cemetery west of Berne.
    Cemetery officials and a handful of interested onlookers joined with representatives from the Indianapolis-based AMEC Earth & Environmental archaeology firm to re-inter human remains and burial artifacts excavated in 2009 and 2010 from the long-abandoned Mennonite Church Cemetery in Berne.

Squaws split NHC games

August 30, 2012

    The Squaws lost a tough conference match against the Norwell Lady Knights on Tuesday night, falling by a 3-2 score in a match that saw two overtime periods and a shootout, while picking up a win last Thursday against rival Columbia City, 3-0.

Here comes the hurricane ...there go the gas prices!

August 30, 2012

    NEW YORK (AP) — Drivers are being hit with the biggest one-day jump in gasoline prices in 18 months just as the last heavy driving weekend of the summer approaches.
    As Hurricane Isaac swamps the nation’s oil and gas hub along the Gulf Coast, it’s delivering sharply higher pump prices to storm-battered residents of Louisiana and Mississippi — and also to unsuspecting drivers up north in Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.

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