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Archive - Apr 12, 2013

Sewer project gets green light

April 12, 2013

    Adams County's first ever rural sewer project will move forward.
    That was the unanimous decision Thursday evening of the seven-member regional sewer board, which voted to proceed with plans to construct a rural sewer system to serve an estimated 233 households in the outlying areas of Monmouth, Bobo, Pleasant Mills and Arcadia Village.

Ellspermann: Business welcome mat out

April 12, 2013

    The annual Adams County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner was held Thursday evening at the Decatur Elks Lodge featuring a spirited address by Hoosier Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann.

River to crest tonight at 20.6

April 12, 2013

    National Weather Service officials this morning informed officials at the Decatur weather station that the St. Marys River is expected to crest around 20.6 feet here tonight.
    Although the river's flood stage is 17 feet, it causes no significant problems until getting beyond 21 feet. 

Dorothy L. Brandenburg

April 12, 2013

    Dorothy L. Brandenburg, 91, of Decatur, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center Extended Care Unit.
    She was born on Thursday, May 5, 1921, in Detroit, Mich., to the late Harlan E. Williams and the late Lillie May (Sprayberry) Mitchell.
    She married William G. Brandenburg on May 30, 1946, in Mount Clemens, Mich.; he passed away October 4, 1999.

James H. Hitner

April 12, 2013

    James H. Hitner, 54, of Decatur, died Wednesday at the Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
    Among survivors are his wife, Paula Hitner of Decatur; three daughters, Shelley (Mike) Campbell of Fort Wayne, Christina (Don) White, and Becky Eyanson, both of Decatur; three sons, Dan Hitner of Chicago, Ill., Jim Hitner, and Nick Hitner, both of Ohio; stepson, Alex Cox of Fort Wayne; two ste-daughters, Lauren Cox and Mallory (Red) Relyea, both of Fort Wayne; eight grandchildren; and six step-grandchildren.

Patricia A. Lahr

April 12, 2013

    Patricia Ann "Pat" Lahr, 68, of Warren, Ind., passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Heritage Pointe in Warren.
    She was born on Wednesday, September 6, 1944, in Marion, to the late Wilford H. Lahr and the late Glendora I. (Wagner) Ross.

Donald G. Moore

April 12, 2013

    Donald G. Moore, 87, Berne, passed away Thursday.
    Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.

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