Archive - Jul 26, 2013
FORT WAYNE—There were over 35 schools present at the sixth annual Northeast Indiana Football Media Day held at North Side High School on Friday afternoon including all three Adams County representatives.
Gathered in the school's cafeteria along side media members of the region, each team was assigned a table. Bellmont's representation was so large that the Carroll Chargers were forced to grab a few straggling chairs from another table to make room.
Gladys Barkley, 106, of Convoy, Ohio, passed away at 7 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at Vancrest of Convoy.
Gladys was born September 29, 1906, in Tully Township, Van Wert County, Ohio, to the late Gilbert F. and Rosa Etta (Feasby) Fensler. She was one of eight children.
She married Floyd H. Barkley on May 31, 1928; he preceded her in death on July 4, 1990.
Roy D. Stucky, 88, of Bronson, Mich., formerly of Monroe, died Thursday.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Stephanie and Tim Taylor, parents of the late Spc. Nick Taylor who was killed almost exactly a year ago in Afghanistan, were on hand for opening ceremonies of this year's Swiss Days festival.
The Taylor family, who will will serve as grand marshalls of Saturday night's festival parade, accepted donations from the Swiss Days committee in Nick's memory for the Adams County Community Foundation's Nick Taylor Scholarship Fund, the First Missionary Church New Coats project, and the Care Packages for Soldiers fund.
Limberlost State Historic Site, in collaboration with The Friends of the Limberlost, will celebrate the life and legacy of author, naturalist, photographer and movie producer Gene Stratton-Porter at a special 150th birthday celebration to be held from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, August 2, at the historic site in Geneva.
The affair is dubbed Geneva’s Geneva. Guests are welcome to dress in time period clothing, the announcement said.
Rising fuel costs and federal cutbacks are making it increasingly difficult for Sharon Tester to keep Adams County's senior transportation program afloat.
Because of those financial hardships, Tester, director of the Adams County Council on Aging, made a request to Berne City Council on Monday evening for a slight increase in the city's annual contribution to support of the agency's program that assists senior citizens and disabled individuals throughout the county.