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Archive - Nov 2013

November 6th

Geneva wrestles with IDEM mandates

November 6, 2013

    Kevin Green, a representative of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, addressed the Geneva Town Council at Tuesday night’s regular monthly meeting concerning recommendations for altering processes and meeting state regulations at the town’s wastewater treatment plant.

Evelyn A. Purdy

November 6, 2013

    Evelyn A. Purdy, 80, Berne, passed away at 12:04 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at Swiss Village.
    She was born on Saturday, Feb. 18, 1933, in Adams County to the late Eugene and Leona (Kneuss) Snow. She married her high school sweetheart, the late Roscoe J. Purdy Sunday, June 17, 1751, in Geneva.

November 5th

Former Squaw Kuhnle makes mark at Ancilla

November 6, 2013

    SUGAR GROVE, IL – The Ancilla College women’s basketball team opened their season at the Waubonsee Classic, where they were defeated by Waubonsee Community College and Kennedy-King College.
    Friday night, the Chargers faced the Chiefs of WCC, in a back and forth battle that resulted in a 20-20 tie at halftime. The Chiefs’ offense, however, proved to be overpowering in the second half, scoring 43 points and defeating Ancilla with a final score of 63-49.

Pigskin picks, week nine results

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.

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