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Archive - Jul 25, 2013

Nell J. Huffman

July 25, 2013

    Nell J. Huffman, 85, of Geneva, died Tuesday at IU Health-Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie.
    Among survivors are her husband, Richard L. Huffman of Geneva; daughter, Patricia (Bill) Cowan of Portland; son, Brian L. (Tina) Huffman of Bluffton.
    Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Saturday at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in West Lawn Cemetery in Geneva.

John P. Zehr

July 25, 2013

    John P. Zehr, 85, of Berne, died Tuesday at Swiss Village.
    Among survivors are two daughters, Carol (Dan) Rupp of Fort Wayne and Jan (Dean) Meyers of Muncie.
    Visitation will be from 1-3 p.m. Friday in the front vestibule of First Missionary Church. A graveside service will follow at MRE Cemetery Chapel.
    Arrangements are by Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.

Swiss Days opening as fair is closing

July 25, 2013

    As one festival winds down another one opens up in Adams County.
    The final event of the Adams County 4-H fair, the livestock auction, is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. today at the fairgrounds in Monroe, then two hours later and just a few miles south, opening ceremonies will be held to kick off this year's edition of Swiss Days.

Medical Complex renovation plans given to board

July 25, 2013

    Tentative plans for the renovation of the newest physicians office building owned by the Adams Health Network (AHN) were revealed to the AHN Board of Trustees Wednesday night at their monthly meeting.
    Nick Nelson, director of support services at Adams Memorial Hospital, showed members a large drawing that will greatly alter the appearance of the Adams Medical Complex located adjacent to the hospital and currently home to four physicians.

Main break causes street hole

July 25, 2013

     What city Operations Manager Jeremy Gilbert called "a unique situation" resulted in a deep hole in a portion of a city street at the intersection of Meibers and Walnut streets last Saturday.
    A water main break occurred in that area, but because the storm sewer was in such close proximity to the main, the water from the main began running into the sewer line, causing a portion of the pavement to collapse.

 

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