Archive - Dec 3, 2013
Wilma K. Agler, 95, Decatur, died Saturday, Nov. 11, 2013, at Maplewood of Shane's Village in Rockford, Ohio.
She was born Sept. 24, 1918, in Ohio City, Ohio to the late William and Nella (Parker) Pierce. She married the late Verdine Agler, April 18, 1936.
She retired from Kennedy Manufacturing in Van Wert, Ohio.
Victor Henry Laux, 97, Geneva, passed away at 12:55 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 01, 2013, at Chalet Village Health and Rehabilitation in Berne.
He was born Wednesday, Dec. 29, 1915, in Bryant to the late Joseph and Frances (Wellman) Laux. He married Fay Weaver Oct. 11, 1940; she passed away Dec. 5, 1999.
Victor was an United States Army Veteran, serving during WWII in the European Theater of Operations. Victor was a member of the Decatur American Legion Post 43.
William L. (Bill) Morris, 81, Geneva, passed away Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at Swiss Village in Berne.
Bill was born Oct. 8, 1932, to the late Keith and Hattie (Howell) Morris in Lynn. He married Eleanor (Miller) Morris in 1967 and they resided in Geneva; she survives.
The Alabama/Auburn thriller seemed to be the common denomonator for this week's Pigskin misses as even the top three brackets featured at least one wrong. Those select few who happened to forsee Auburn's miraculous win missed one or more of the other contests this week.
The Adams County Commissioners unanimously voted to realign the four Adams County Council districts Monday at their regular weekly meeting. The move was made to create more equally-proportionate divisions by population in response to the most recent U.S. census figures from 2010.
The tree had not yet been illuminated, but an early-evening sky and floodlights cast onto the Adams County courthouse gave downtown Decatur a Currier and Ives look Sunday as crowds gathered for the community Christmas tree-lighting ceremony.
Photo by J Swygart
GENEVA— Sawyer Miller, a senior at South Adams, took first place overall at the sixth annual Rainbow Lake 5k run on November 30.
With a time of 17:00.8, Miller was a winner by over a minute as Nathan Rupp of Rockford finished second overall at 18:08.8.
Melissa Gillette was the top female finisher with a time of 18:28, while Denise Conrad was second overall for the women at 20:27.