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Archive - May 2013

May 21st

Melissa V. Lunn

May 21, 2013

    Melissa V. Lunn, 51, Pennville, died Friday at her home.
    Among survivors are her mother, Barbara, and stepfather, James Sprunger, of Bishopville, S.C.;a  son, Michael S. Lunn of Columbus, Ohio; and daughter, Crystal M. Lunn of Fort Wayne
    Visitation is from 3-8 p.m. today and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in MRE Cemetery.

Trash disposal fees stay same

May 21, 2013

    The Adams County Solid Waste Management District will not increase fees for the disposal of trash through 2014 and possibly beyond.
    Tim Baker, attorney for the solid waste district, reported during a Monday meeting of the district's board of trustees that the district "has a very healthy cash balance" which will allow it to keep rates at their current levels for individual customers as well as for municipalities.

Vets groups plan joint Memorial Day service

May 21, 2013

    A joint Adams County Memorial Day observance will be hosted by the Decatur American Legion Post 43 and Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 6236, along with the Berne American Legion Post 468 and Geneva VFW Post 6751 on May 27.
    The program will begin at the Decatur Catholic Cemetery at 8:30 a.m., where a short memorial service will be held, followed by a second service at the Decatur Cemetery.

Food handler’s class scheduled here

May 21, 2013

    Parkview Regional Medical Center and the Adams County Health Department are teaming up to offer a two-day ServSafe food handler’s certification class on June 26-27 at Bellmont Middle School.
    The class will meet from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.
    The cost of the course, established by the Indiana Restaurant Association, is $150. People wishing to recertify by taking just the course examination may do so on the second day for a $50 fee.

May 20th

Late blast ends Lady Stars’ season at Eastside, 6-5

May 20, 2013

    BUTLER—A two-run homerun in the top of the sixth inning proved to be the final straw against South Adams as the Lady Stars' season ended in a dramatic 6-5 loss at the hands of the host Eastside in sectional play.
    After a single with one out by Ellie Parker, the Blazers' lead-off batter, Kerrisa Lockwood, belted a two-run blast to give Eastside their final lead.

Clock repairs given okay

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.

ACentral says farewell

May 20, 2013

    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.

Decatur’s gain...Wakarusa’s loss

May 20, 2013

    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

May 20, 2013

    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

May 20, 2013

    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.)

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