Archive - Sep 2012
ST. LOUIS (AP) — With a string of gold albums, a hit TV series and the signature ‘‘Moon River,’’ Andy Williams was a voice of the 1960s, although not the ‘60s we usually hear about.
‘‘The old cliche says that if you can remember the 1960s, you weren’t there,’’ the singer once recalled. ‘‘Well, I was there all right, but my memory of them is blurred — not by any drugs I took but by the relentless pace of the schedule I set myself.’’
The Adams Public Library System recently acquired the Richard Roudebush property across from the Decatur branch through a gift from First Merchants Bank and is planning to convert it into a green space.
Library director Kelly Ehinger said, “The location is perfect for outdoor programming and is a dream come true!”
The Adams Wells Crisis Center (AWCC) has announced that it will hold a "Cooking for a Cause" fundraiser this Friday from 6-9 p.m. at the Cross Creek pavilion.
A shelter representative said the event is about "People standing up against domestic violence and showing their support" and is open to the public.
More personnel changes are coming for the Adams County Sheriff's and Decatur Police departments, according to Adams County Sheriff Shane Rekeweg.
Rekeweg told the county commissioners on Monday that one of the jail officers has a conditional offer of employment with the city police department. Providing the officer passes all requirements for the city, they will become a full-time employee of the Decatur Police Department.
MONROE- The ACAC regular season title was on the line at the Hangar on Tuesday night as the Lady Jets welcomed the Leo Lions.
A day removed from their loss at Norwell, Leo came out swinging as they put down the Jets in four sets 25-13, 25-18, 23-25, 25-21.
It might not have been a war, but when the final point was declared after a Norwell player got tangled up in the net, the Bellmont Squaws knew they at least had been in a battle with a team they could very well see again in a couple of weeks during the IHSAA sectional.
Marjorie I. Myers, 95, of Bluffton, passed away at 12:35 p.m. Saturday, September 22, 2012, at Christian Care Retirement Community.
She is survived by two sons, Rolland R. “Ron” (Judy) Myers of Bluffton and Rex H. (Yvonne) Myers of Bluffton.
Calling hours are 3-8 p.m. Wednesday at Thoma/Rich, Chaney & Lemler Funeral Home, Bluffton.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with Pastor Dennis Leinbach officiating.
William G. Strait Sr, 93, Portland, died Monday.
Among survivors are his wife, Betty J. Wagner; two sons, Bill Strait Jr of Monroe, and Phillip Strait of Portland; and two daughters, Donna (Gerald) Manor of Portland, and Donna Strait of Portland.
Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday at Baird-Freeman Funeral Home in Portland.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday.
Burial will follow in Bluff Point Cemetery.
Adams County Clerk Gayla Reinhart has announced that early voting will be available in the courthouse from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9, through Friday, November 2.
Also scheduled are Saturday voting hours from 8 a.m.-noon on October 27 and November 2.
Berne residents will see an increase on their monthly utility bills beginning in December as the city prepares for its first water rate hike in 30 years.
A public hearing to allow community input surrounding the proposed rate increase drew no comments Monday evening during the regular meeting of Berne City Council. City officials said the rate ordinance will be formally adopted at council's October 9 meeting and will go into effect some six weeks later.