Archive - Jan 30, 2013
James V. Brazill, Sr., 81, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at St. Anne Home and Retirement Community in Fort Wayne.
He was born in Saint Louis, Mo., to the late Patrick J. and Katherine L. Brazill.
James worked as an area manager with Miller Brewing Company for 20 years, retiring in 1988. He was also an associate with Mungovan and Sons Funeral Home for 12 years. Jim was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church, Life Member of BPO Elks, and Knights of Columbus, 4th degree.
Alfred E. “Gene” Fryback, 76, of Decatur, died Saturday, January 26, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
Alfred was born on October 28, 1936, in Allen County to the late Clarence W. and Velma Mae (Hamrick) Fryback.
He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and the American Legion Post 43. He served in the Army National Guard and United States Navy during the Korean Conflict.
Ernest R. "Ernie" Liechty, 78, of Berne, passed away on January 28, 2013, at Swiss Village.
He was born on December 14, 1934, to the late Amos and Della (Nussbaum) Liechty in Adams County.
Ernie married Berdella M. Alt on April 5, 1958; she preceded him in death.
Spring-like conditions rolled into the Decatur area and Indiana on Tuesday, but it won't last long. In fact, temperatures already are heading down ... way down.
The city weather station recorded a high of 66 degrees on Tuesday — double the normal high of 33 degrees for this area on January 29. But the National Weather Service says tonight's low could dip all the way to 19, close to the norm of 17 for the date. And Thursday's high may reach only the low 20s!
The Adams County Spelling Bee was held at South Adams High School Tuesday night. A crowd of about 30 people turned out for the competition, which saw Jadon Evans, an eighth grader at Adams Central Middle School, emerge as champion.
After six rounds, the competition was down to Evans, and Ashley Rhoades, an eighth grader at South Adams Middle School.
Adams County Crime Stoppers is seeking the assistance of the public in locating a fugitive from justice.
In late 2004 or early 2005, Steven Eric Huffman allegedly opened checking and savings accounts at First Bank of Berne, MidWest America Federal Credit Union, and MarkleBank, depositing just enough money to open the accounts, according to Crime Stoppers.