Archive - 2012
Suze Ann Eichhorn, 88, of Huntington, passed away at 9:45 a.m. Friday, November 30, 2012 at Christian Care Retirement Community in Bluffton, where she received care for the past two weeks. She had been a resident of the Tipton House in Huntington since 2009.
Viola I. Miller, 85, of Goshen, formerly of Monroe, died Sunday in Goshen.
Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home in Berne.
Julia E. Rash, 55, of Decatur, passed away Friday, November 30, 2012, at Lutheran Hospital.
She was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on August 22, 1957, to the late Bobby Gene and Iva Bernice (Hughes) Drennen.
On September 9, 1978, she married David L. Rash; he survives in Decatur.
Julia attended Pleasant Mills Baptist Church, was a homemaker, and a former employee of West End Restaurant in Decatur.
Decatur's downtown flower program is in dire jeopardy.
Faced with a huge deficit, the program may not get off the ground next year unless necessary cash is raised relatively soon.
Local pastor Dan York, who has been at the forefront of the program from the start a number of years ago, said Friday that the program is faced with a deficit of $2,648.
Spotlight, Decatur’s annual community and business expo, will be held this year at Bellmont Middle School on Saturday, March 9, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., organizers have announced.
The tradition of “spotlighting” area business, industries and non-profits will continue this year as the pride of Decatur will be on display, Chamber of Commerce officials said.
This will be the 17th consecutive year for the event.
A financial statement submitted to the Adams Health Network (AHN) Board of Trustees this week by Chief Financial Officer Dane Wheeler showed that Adams Memorial Hospital (AMH) has a plus financial balance of $389,016 as of the end of October.
This is nearly $385,000 higher that what the hospital had at the end of October in 2011, but nearly $56,000 less than what had been budgeted for the year.
BERNE — South Adams went 4-1 Saturday in the annual Spencer Haworth Memorial Wrestling Invitational, losing only to eventual champion of the day, Jay County, 43-31.
"We needed a couple of guys to come through, either not get pinned or win a match that they weren't supposed to and it just didn't happen," stated SA mat coach Eric Myers, after his Starfires improved to 5-1 on the season.
NEW CASTLE—Bellmont made their presence felt over the weekend as the Braves' wrestlers cashed in on a 5-0 domination of the field at New Castle High School's Invitational.
The most notable win of the day on Saturday for coach Brent Faurote and his young Braves came against Pendleton Heights topping the Arabians 39-33.
PONETO – Life is good for a basketball coach when he has starters listed at 6-0, two at 6-3 and one at 6-5.
The heights as listed on the Adams Central boys’ basketball roster aren’t a stretch, and the players aren’t just tall but strong, too.
Yes, the season should be a good one for Adams Central coach Aaron McClure and his towering team.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gov.-elect Mike Pence tapped a retired lawmaker with four decades of legislative experience Thursday to guide his agenda through the Statehouse as he continues assembling his new administration.
Pence announced that former state Rep. Jeff Espich would serve as his top adviser for legislative affairs. The Uniondale Republican chaired the powerful House Ways and Means Committee before he retired from the General Assembly this year and will have a central role in helping Pence push his agenda.