Archive - May 20, 2013
Acting upon a recommendation from Dave Meyer, director of the county's maintenance department, the Adams County Commissioners last week approved the hiring of Phil Wright of Tower Clock Company in Cincinnati, Ohio, to repair the courthouse clock.
The building's four clock faces have rarely showed the correct time in a number of years.
Meyer said Wright comes highly recommended from other counties, including Huntington and Wells.
A large crowd of people turned out Sunday at Adams Central for a reception honoring retiring Superintendent Mike Pettibone and Athletic Director Rick Minnich.
Surprising everyone was Indiana School Superintendent Glenda Ritz, who showed up to wish the two men well. “I have appreciated Mike’s support on the state school board, his great work at Adams Central, and while I hate to see him retiring, I wish him well,’ said Ritz.
Consumer confidence ultimately will determine the number of jobs added at Decatur's Fleetwood RV plant as the result of the purchase by the firm's parent company of a recreational vehicle manufacturer in Elkhart County.
Allied Specialty Vehicles, parent company of Fleetwood RV, on Thursday announced the purchase of the Monaco, Holiday Rambler and R-Vision recreational vehicle businesses from Navistar, Inc.
Dorothy M. Sutton, 83, of Montpelier, died Thursday at her residence.
Among survivors are two sons, Mike (Gyneth) Sutton of Berne and Steve (Barbara) Sutton of Montpelier, and a daughter, Judy (Wayne) Moore of Redkey.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 10-11 a.m. Wednesday at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home in Montpelier. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Miller Cemetery in Poneto.
Mark B. Walker, 90, Buffalo Junction, VA., died Friday. Survivors include a brother, Gerald (Nancy) Walker of Berne.
Services were scheduled today at the Buffalo Baptist Tabernacle.
(Information provided by Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, Berne.)