Archive - Mar 2013
Kathleen A. Mangine 64, of Fort Wayne, passed away Saturday March 2, 2013, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
Kathleen was born on November 1, 1948, to the late Marlow P. and Lillian “Annie” (Greiner) Schieferstein in Adams County.
Kathleen was a Customer Service Specialist for the Office of the President of A.T.& T. in Fort Wayne.
Frank A. Whitacre, 74, Decatur, died Sunday.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
FORT WAYNE—Bellmont's girls track team finished third out of 14 teams in the indoor Fort Wayne Invitational - HSR Qualifier held Saturday at IPFW.
The showing by the Bellmont team, considered by many to be one of the stronger teams in northeast Indiana this spring, pleased Coach Carl Risch who noted "it was a pretty competitive meet and I think we finished pretty much where we were expected to be."
The Braves finished in 10th place in the field for the boys.
BERNE—Defending sectional champion Adams Central met their end on Friday night at the hands of an athletic Bishop Luers team led by James Blackmon, Jr.
After three quarters of back and forth runs from both teams, the Knights began to take advantage of a worn down Jets squad and won pulling away, 69-47, earning the right to face Bluffton in the sectional title game tonight at South Adams. The Tigers topped Eastside, 46-39 in game two.
Robert E. Fox, 64, of Decatur, passed away at 3:25 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27, 2013, in the Bluffton Regional Medical Center.â€¨ He was born on Tuesday, July 13, 1948, in Adams County to the late Robert W. Fox and Patty A. (Dick) Fox-Stanley, who survives in Decatur.
Roberta J. Wall, 90, Leesburg, Fla., a former Berne resident, passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, in Leesburg.
She was born on March 13, 1922, to the late Robert and Mabel (Wolfe) Scott in Wells County.
Roberta married the late Royce E. Wall on October 27, 1940.
She was a homemaker and attended the Trinity United Methodist Church while in Berne. Roberta enjoy knitting, playing bingo and cards, and sports, especially the Reds.
An appeal by Tyler White, found guilty of murdering his wife, the former Amy Meyer of Berne, has been unanimously denied by the Indiana Court of Appeals.
The former Bluffton man is serving a 70-year sentence in prison after being convicted on October 11, 2011.
In October of 2009, White shot and killed his estranged, pregnant wife in front of their two-year-old son. He was sentenced to 60 years for murder and 10 years for enhancement, having to due with the victim being pregnant.
Science Central and the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo will return to Spotlight this year, Decatur Chamber of Commerce Director Wes Kuntzman has announced.
Spotlight will be held at Bellmont Middle School on Saturday, March 9.
When Karyle Green steps down as East Allen County Schools (EACS) superintendent today, she will depart with a $200,000 settlement. The agreement was announced on Thursday.
In a surprise announcement earlier this week, the board said Green was stepping down 18 months ahead of her planned departure, officially ending her tenure today.