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Archive - Oct 2, 2013

Gregory L. Drake

October 2, 2013

    Gregory L. Drake, 62, Berne, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at his home after a year-long battle with cancer.
    Gregg was born in Adams County on June 20, 1951, to Max and the late Virginia (Heller) Drake. He married Kathi Rich on June 2, 1973 and she survives.

John P. McAhren

October 2, 2013

    John Paul McAhren, 72, Bakersfield, Calif., entered Heaven's gates to be with his Savior on Sept. 20, 2013.
    John was born in Fort Wayne on Dec. 28, 1940 to the late Paul and Geraldine (Parrish) McAhren. John married Joyce (Daniels) on Oct. 19, 1961 and she survives.
    John graduated from Decatur High School in 1959 and continued on to receive an undergraduate from Fort Wayne Bible College and a masters degree from Huntington University.

Mildred C. Wendel

October 2, 2013

    Mildred C. Wendel, 84, Decatur, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013.
    Arrangements pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.

Highway elevation prompts concerns

October 2, 2013

    An Indiana Department of Transportation plan to elevate U.S. 224 in the area at the Bellmont High School entrance to a short distance south of the East Monroe Street intersection continues to raise concerns among some residents.
    Brad McBride, owner-operator of McBride & Son Welding  at the intersection of Jackson Street and U.S. 224, was on hand for Tuesday night’s Decatur City Council meeting, along with three other men, to discuss the matter.

In Geneva, storm water rates cut, but other fees will rise

October 2, 2013

    Geneva Town Council accepted the introduction of five new village ordinances and passed the 2014 approved budget ordinance at Tuesday night’s monthly meeting.

Senior Night

October 2, 2013

 The Bellmont volleyball program celebrated Senior Night on Tuesday as the Squaws hosted the Norwell Knights. The 10 seniors involved with the volleyball team, eight players and two managers, gathered for a photo before the match. They are, in front from left, Taylor Rhymer, Emily Roman and Liv Fuelling. In back are manager Chabelle Lawler, Madison Glancy, Bailee Hankenson, Holly Hankenson, Natalie Busse, Jessah Okoniewski and manager Ivy Settlemyer.
Photo by Cassandra Lehman
 

 

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