Archive - Feb 15, 2013
Margaret H. Buuck, 91, of Decatur, passed away Thursday, February 14, 2013, at her residence.
She was born on Friday, May 20, 1921, in Decatur to the late Jacob and Minnie (Borne) Hoffman.
Margaret married Richard Buuck on May 8, 1943, in the Zion Reformed Church in Decatur; he survives.
Ruth Ellen Wiggins Edwards, 86, of Warren, Ind., passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at Heritage Pointe Home.
She was born in Dixon, Ill., to the late Frank Davis Sr. and Frances Irene Taylor Wiggins.
Ruth married Herbert LeRoy Edwards of Lanark, Ill. in 1945; he survives.
In clarifying the situation about this week's decision on a new superior court building, Adams County Commissioner Doug Bauman said Thursday that the only decision made in a meeting between the commissioners and county council is that there will be no building attached to the current courthouse.
The final decision on whether or not to construct a new building for the superior court will be up to the voters in a future referendum, Bauman said.
Three candidates in last year's elections who filed late campaign finance reports will not be fined, the Adams County Election Board decided at a recent meeting.
John Minch of Berne, a Democrat who unsuccessfully sought a seat on the county council, was two days late filing his report, according to Adams County Clerk Gayla Reinhart.
Warm up those shootin' arms if you plan to attend Monday's benefit basketball game pitting the Adams County Crime Fighters against the K105 All Stars.
In observance of 15 years of playing benefit games, K105 is offering a contest in which someone attending the game here could win $15,000.
At halftime, those who sign up must accomplish the following to win the big prize: make a layup, then a free throw, then a three-pointer and then a halfcourt shot — all within 25 seconds.
PORTLAND – Adams Central, Bellmont and South Adams’ boys’ swimming teams all advanced swimmers to the sectional finals at the Jay County Sectional on Thursday.
South Adams stands to gain significant points with two swimmers in the finals of two races – Jesse Sutton and Shad Swygart in the 100 backstroke, and Cory Sank and Chris Inniger in the 500 freestyle.