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Archive - Mar 2013

March 25th

Eichhorn to make court appearance on Tuesday

March 25, 2013

    Former Decatur Storm Water Management Director Joan Eichhorn is scheduled to make her first court appearance at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in Adams Circuit Court.    
    Eichhorn was indicted last week by an Adams County grand jury on charges of theft and fraud for alleged incidents that occurred in late 2011.
    The incidents involve an alleged fraudulent website set up to allegedly allow Eichhorn a trip to Florida at city expense.
    Further details in today's print and e-editions.

Samuel W. Hilty

March 25, 2013

    Samuel W. Hilty, four and a half months, son of Willis S. and Elizabeth A. E. (Graber) Hilty, died Friday, March 22, 2013.
    Among survivors are four brothers, Reuben W., Willis W., Melvin W., and Alvin W.; grandparents, Alvin M. and Esther Graber, and Samuel S., Jr., and Laura Hilty; great-grandparents, Elizabeth E. Graber, Chris J. and Mary J. Graber, Amanda A. Shetler, and Samuel L. and Mary Jane Hilty.

Richard L. Bleeke

March 25, 2013

    Richard L. Bleeke, 77, of Decatur, died Friday, March 22, 2013 at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    Among survivors are wife, Lois J. Bleeke of Decatur; three sons, Cory A. Bleeke of Decatur, Daniel W. Bleeke of Denver, Colo., and William J. Bleeke of Paradise, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
    Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. Monday, March 25, at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

March 23rd

Beat the Pros round of 32 standings

March 23, 2013

      After an upset-stacked second round of the NCAA tournament, the most games correctly guessed out of a possible 32 was Garrett Fuelling's 26 out of 32. Looking towards the future rounds, Garrett has all of his Final Four teams intact and seven of eight Elite Eight teams.

      The lowest score was 17 but with the amount of upsets it's still anyone's contest. Below is a breakdown of the brackets by score and then a list of the top brackets as of Saturday morning. 

March 22nd

Four Jets, two Stars named to All-ACAC boys teams

March 22, 2013

    Earlier this month, the Allen County Athletic Conference revealed its two all-conference teams for the 2012-13 boys basketball season.
    Four Jets and a pair of Starfires were named to the two conference teams, while Bluffton and Leo lead the way with three players each on the first team. Heritage had two players on the first team as well with Garrett, Southern Wells, and Woodlan netting just one player.

Study okay would take trail to river

March 22, 2013

    Approximately 30 residents of Adams County, both supportive and not, turned out for the informational hearing on the plans of South Adams Trails Inc. (SATI) in Geneva on Thursday night.

Sixth-grade project goes international

March 22, 2013

    In sixth grade English, learning the elements of a short story is a fairly common practice. However, Adams Central Middle School teachers Rhonda Berstch and Lana Shoaf, took this year's project in a unique direction. What started out as a writing assignment to be read by younger students,turned in to an international project.

County ADA compliance mostly complete

March 22, 2013

    Adams County Engineer Tim Barkey, as ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) coordinator for the county, said at this week's commissioners meeting that sidewalks at intersections are supposed to have curb ramps.
    Four of these ramps are needed in the Chapel Chase subdivision, but that is the only county-owned location that needs to have them added, according to Barkey. He expects the project to cost approximately $4,500 and asked where the money should come from.

Richard Bleeke

March 22, 2013

    Richard Bleeke, 77, of Decatur, died today.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

Marjorie J. Haggerty

March 22, 2013

    Marjorie J. Haggerty, 89, of Decatur, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2013, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.
    Marge was born in Craigville, Ind., on November 17, 1923, to the late Albert R. and Nettie N. (Strohm) Wolf.
    On August 17, 1946, she married Thurman P. Haggerty; he preceded her in death on September 21, 2007.

     Tonight's historic contest between the Bellmont Braves @ Adams Central is...
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