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Joan Hawkins

August 31, 2012

    Joan Hawkins, 82, of Decatur, passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2012, at Chalet Village.
    She was born on Tuesday, December 17, 1929, in Decatur, to the late Lavern and Isabel (Peterson) Bowman.
    Joan married Forrest Hawkins on January 24, 1948; he passed away on June 18, 1998.

LeRoy W. Yoder

August 31, 2012

    LeRoy W. Yoder, 80, of Berne, met his Lord and Savior at 10:40 a.m. on Wednesday, August 29, 2012, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    He was born on September 4, 1931, in Adams County, to Raymond and Ida (Habegger) Yoder of rural Geneva.
    LeRoy was married on March 6, 1954 to Barbara Lehman. The couple celebrated 58 years of marriage.

Jets outlast Luers in five setter

August 31, 2012

    MONROE — Abbey Lichtle stroked the ball through the Bishop Luers defense for the final point of the evening, capping a huge Adams Central win in a five-game showdown with the Lady Knights.
    "I am very proud of my girls," stated Adams Central coach Ashley Beard.

Squaws beat Snider in four

August 31, 2012

    FORT WAYNE—The first words coach Krull used to describe the Snider/Bellmont game on Thursday night was "intense."
    The Squaws got off to another slow start which led to the eventual dropping of game one, but, as Bellmont has shown all season long to this point, when they get warmed up they are hard to beat.
    In a four-game battle with the Lady Panthers, Bellmont emerged victorious 20-25, 25-17, 25-13, 25-10.

Game, turnout honor crash victim

August 31, 2012

    The second annual Brittany Raymond Arnold Memorial Softball Tournament was held at Hanna Nuttman Park recently, as hundreds of family and friends turned out to honor a woman who lost her life on September 12, 2010.
    A scholarship fund has been established in Brittany's memory for a non-traditional student, which was Brittany's status on the day when the vehicle she was driving unexpectedly left the roadway as she was texting.

City, county offices close for holiday

August 31, 2012

    City offices in Decatur and Berne will be closed next Monday in observance of Labor Day.
    Trash collections in both communities will be suspended for the day, with the pickups to be made on Tuesday with the regular run.
    County offices in the Service Complex and courthouse also will be closed.
    
    Compost:
    Decatur's compost site will be open Monday and mulch is available, officials said.

Isaac could drop 7 inches of rain

August 31, 2012

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Remnants of Hurricane Isaac will swoop into Indiana from the west and drop as much as 7 inches of rain over five days, providing much-needed relief from the drought in some areas, forecasters said Thursday.
    National Weather Service experts told emergency management officials that the storm’s greatest threat could be small tornadoes. The weather service also said flooding was possible but not certain.

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