Archive - May 30, 2013
A PNC Bank along State Road 1 in Ossian was held up Wednesday afternoon by three armed men.
They entered the bank and made their way to the vault, waving pistols.
The FBI office in Fort Wayne said the men entered the bank at 2:42 p.m.
Further details in today's print and e-editions.
Adams Court Clerk Gayla Reinhart, assisted by Abigail Dyer, a member of the county election board, last week received approval from the county commissioners to change the line between voting districts 1 and 2 in Decatur, which will move 23 voters from District 1 to District 2.
Reinhart explained that the last Census had revealed that the change is necessary to keep district populations somewhat evenly balanced.
Monday's Memorial Day program, held at the Adams County Veterans Memorial in Berne, was a proud presentation.
There were about 50 people in attendance, and those people included veterans of all ages, whether participating in the program or not. The colors were presented as American Legion Post 43 Bugler David Rice played the bugle, followed by Britney Hernandez and Sidney Sprunger singing the National Anthem.
Lois J. Franz, 87, of Decatur, passed away at 4:03 p.m. onSaturday, May 25, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
Lois was born Tuesday, February 9, 1926, in Adams County to the late Simon A. and Frances E. (Emenhiser) Lehrman.
She married Arthur E. Franz on June 4, 1949, at East Liberty United Methodist Church in rural Monroeville; he passed away on March 29, 1989.
Maxine (Girard) Grimm, 94, of Decatur, died Monday, May 27, 2013.
Maxine was born April 5, 1919, in Paulding, Ohio, to the late Adrien J. and Genevieve Girard.
She was a 1942 graduate of St. Joseph Hospital of Nursing; she retired from nursing after 35 years. Her proudest achievement was in establishing the Berne Nursing Home.
Among survivors are a son; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a great-grandson (expected in July); and a host of cherished nieces and nephews.
Leo F. Miller, 90, of Decatur, died Monday, May 27, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
Leo was born on April 27, 1923, in Decatur to the late Casper and Margaret (Omlor) Miller.
He married Elizabeth M. “Betty” Koors on June 18, 1955; she preceded him in death on February 12, 2012.
FORT WAYNE—The Jets won their third sectional in four years on Wednesday night when they posted a 10-4 victory over the Bishop Luers Knights at Indiana Tech Field.
The Knights entered the game as the defending champs after topping South Adams in the championship last season. Luers had to go through the Stars again to get to the Jets as well as Eastside in the semis. AC topped Churubusco 13-10 in the second semi game on Tuesday night.