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Archive - Jun 28, 2013

Fall inside silo sends Bunge employee to hospital

June 28, 2013

    A probable fall inside one of the tall silos at Bunge North America on Decatur's north side sent a flurry of rescuers from the Decatur Fire Department, police department and paramedic units to the scene, not knowing what they would find upon arrival.
    Bunge Safety Manager Gary Teeple said the bottom of the enormous structures are not flat but cylindrical in shape, making maneuverability difficult at times for workers.

Violet I. LaBrun

June 28, 2013

    Violet I. LaBrun, 92, of Chattanooga, Ohio, died Thursday.
    Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, Berne.

Lehman says gay marriage ruling weakens foundation

June 28, 2013

    State Rep. Matt Lehman said Thursday has was "disappointed" in a pair of  U.S. Supreme Court rulings announced one day earlier that struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act and invalidated a California law banning same-sex marriage.

Hospital bottom line ever blacker

June 28, 2013

    Thanks to a continuing effort to reduce expenses, the Adams Memorial Hospital (AMH) financial sheet presented to the Adams Health Network (AHN) Board of Trustees Wednesday night shows a solid bottom line for the year with the network having an $814,570 surplus.
    When the 2013 budget was adopted last year, it was anticipated a surplus of just under $130,000 would be on the books at this time but budgeted expenses for the year have been significantly down.

Bellmont grad finds a summer niche

June 28, 2013

    A 2007 Bellmont High School graduate, Alicia Drier, has found a good way to spend her summer. She's co-directing Romeo and Juliet with Shakespeare From The Heart, an acting company that presents plays to raise funds for local charities.
    The group has been a nonprofit organization in Fort Wayne for about 10 years, performing a summer show and a winter show each year with volunteers in the community.

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