Archive - Oct 2013
Doris M. (Henry) Fosnaugh, 90, Fort Wayne, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Wed. Oct. 16, 2013. She was born in Fort Wayne on Oct. 30, 1922.
She graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1940. During World War II, Doris worked for GE. After raising her six children she worked for Walker Reseach and volunteered with the SPCA and humane shelters. Her love for animals were great.
Joan F. Koos, 87, Decatur, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
Joan was born in Berne on Jan. 30, 1926, to the late Werner and Florence (Teeter) Lehman. She married the late Guy L. Koos in May of 1946, he passed in 1976.
Joan was a member of St. Mark's United Methodist Church. She worked as children's librarian at the Decatur Public Library and was the manager of Nowak Hallmark store in Decatur before her retirement.
Sasha J. Hunt, 22, Berne, was charged with attempted murder, a class A felony, and neglect of a dependent, a class C felony, after police say she tried to kill her 3-month-old son.
According to a probable cause affidavit, on Oct. 13 Hunt placed a sock in or over the mouth of her son and wound tape around his head to hold the sock in place. Hunt then allegedly wrapped her son in a blanket, placed him face down on a pillow inside a closet, closed the door, and walked away.
The former Dunbar Furniture Company building that has blighted the city landscape for several years may soon be gone, according to Berne City Attorney Jim Beitler.
Beitler told the city council Tuesday he recently met with representatives from Indianapolis and Fort Wayne firms regarding the property and feels the city will be ready to move into “phase two” of its plan to eliminate the eyesore.
Adams County Treasurer Tom Krueckeberg informed county commissioners of the pending sale of properties with delinquent taxes within the county at Tuesday’s weekly commission meeting.
FORT WAYNE—The Braves squared off against Indiana's class 1A repeat state champions on the soccer pitch Thursday night eventually losing a 3-0 battle in the opening game of regionals.
Coming in with their fourth sectional title in school history, Bellmont played physical with Canterbury in the first game at Carroll but the talented 2A school, who made the lead to 2A soccer this season, made their mark in the first 30 seconds of play.
The Decatur Callithumpian Committee has announced the selection of David S. Haggard as the 2013 Callithumpian grand marshal. Each year an individual is selected who has made a significant contribution to the community.
Haggard, a native of Adams County, was born Sept. 16, 1942, to the late Harvey and Barbara (Smith) Haggard. He graduated from Adams Central in 1961, then attended Manchester College for three years and graduated from the Indiana College of Mortuary Science in 1966. He served in the United States Air Force.
The dual-credit Health Occupation Program at Bellmont High School has really taken off.
A group of 45 juniors from all three county high schools gathered near the softball field at Bellmont Wednesday afternoon to welcome the Lutheran Air helicopter, flown by pilot Derek Emmert. The aircraft is used for emergency life flights within a 100 mile radius of Fort Wayne.
A Berne woman is being held today at the Adams County Law Enforcement Center under a $100,000 surety bond after being arrested Wednesday by the Berne Police Department on charges of attempted murder and neglect of a dependent person.
Sasha J. Hunt, 21, N. Jefferson Street, was taken into custody by police at 4:54 p.m. More information about the charges was not available at press time today from either the Adams County Prosecuting Attorney's office or the Berne Police Department.
The All-District Indiana tennis teams were announced this week with three athletes from Adams County getting recognition for their stellar seasons on the courts.
Landing on a list of 12 of the best singles players from the second of three districts in Indiana, Bellmont's Evan Selking was voted onto the team.