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November 5, 2013

Timothy E. Bowers

November 5, 2013

    Timothy E. "Tim" Bowers, 32, Decatur, passed away Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital as the result of a tragic hunting accident.
    He was born Feb. 18, 1981, to Charles and Carol (LaFontaine) Bowers; they survive.
    He married Abbey Logan on Aug. 3, 2013; she survives.
    Tim was a member of Saint Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and its Knights of Colubus Msgr. Seimetz Council 864. He was the owner of 5 Points Transmission.

Susan E. Bothast

November 5, 2013

    Susan E. Bothast, 68, Montpelier, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at Bluffton Regional Medical Center.
    Arrangements are pending at Walker and Glancy Funeral Home.
 

Evelyn A. Purdy

November 5, 2013

    Evelyn A. Purdy, 80, Berne, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at Swiss Village.
    Arrangments are pending at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home.

Alice I. Ross

November 5, 2013

    Alice I. (Hirschy) Ross, 79, rural Adams County, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.
    She was a homemaker and worked at Peter Eckrich for more than 20 years. She also worked at Ararmak Vending and was currently a greeter at the Apple Glen Wal-mart. She attended First Assembly Church, Fort Wayne.

New truck hoists OK’d by county

November 5, 2013

    The Adams County Commissioners at Monday’s regularly scheduled weekly meeting approved a request from Highway Department Superintendent Mark Mitchel to look at the possibility of purchasing new hoists and beds for two Volvo trucks which are deteriorating due to age and rust.

Crop report: Yields up; prices down

November 5, 2013

    Yields are up, but commodity prices are down, as farmers in Adams County put the finishing touches on the 2013 harvest season.
    After a 2012 growing season adversely affected by lingering dry weather, corn crop yields in the county are showing a marked improvement over last year, said Dawn Hummel, program technician for the Adams County office of the Farm Service Agency.

Deadline is Dec. 3 for mailings to overseas armed forces members

November 5, 2013

    In an effort to insure that all members of the nation’s armed forces receive their holiday gifts, packages and correspondence in time for the holidays, Decatur Postmaster Weston Worth has released dates by which items need to be postmarked in order to arrive at their destination in a timely fashion.
    According to Worth, “We want to remind customers about these important mailing dates” which “will help ensure cards, letters and packages arrive in time for the holidays.”

Squaws get police escort to semi-state

November 5, 2013

THE ROYAL TREATMENT—Bellmont’s volleyball team gathered on the bus before departure Saturday morning to Plymouth HS. Decatur police escorted the bus through town to add to the excitement. The team ventured to semi-state play where they lost to #1 Mishawaka Marian. (Photo provided)

    Bellmont boys soccer recovered from their first two losses of the season...
   Bellmont volleyball hosts Bishop Luers tonight at the Teepee in a rare, non-...
    BLUFFTON— Bellmont's girls golf team won their first sectional title...