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Kent C. Geisler

August 8, 2013

    Kent C. Geisler, 89 years old, of Decatur, passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at his residence.
    Kent was born on Saturday, December 1, 1923 in Willshire, Ohio to the late John C. and Bessie M. (Spaulding) Geisler.
    He married Mildred L. Rogers on February 5, 1949 in Covington, Ky.; she survives in Decatur.

Jeannine L. Wright

August 8, 2013

    Jeannine L. Wright, 80 years old, of Decatur, passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
    Jeannine was born Monday, December 19, 1932 in Huntington to the late Leo E. and C. Louise (Lynas) Simon-Steele.
    She married Herbert J. Pearson on August 4, 1989 in Fort Wayne; he passed away June 23, 2011.
    Jeannine was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Decatur.

City may move against owner of 3-story home

August 8, 2013

    One dilapidated building may soon become the target of City of Decatur action while another building, not dilapidated but long empty, apparently is going to get new life.
    Responding to a question posed by Councilman Matt Dyer at Tuesday night's Decatur City Council meeting, Mayor John Schultz indicated something was going to be done in the near future to perhaps effect a cleanup of the large-sized home at Jackson and Second streets.

Lower speed limits likely in Homestead, on 550 N

August 8, 2013

    Speed limits in the Homestead Addition and on 550 N. at the city's west edge will be reduced in the near future.
    Acting on a request from Operations Manager Jeremy Gilbert, city council on Tuesday adopted on two readings an ordinance lowering limits in both areas. Third and final passage is expected at the August 20 meeting.

Geneva festival on tap Saturday

August 8, 2013

    Geneva Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Pam Krause submitted to the Geneva Town Council on Tuesday a report of upcoming Chamber activities.
    The report stated that the Summer's End Street Festival is coming up Saturday, August 17, in downtown Geneva. A beer garden will be open from 5-10 p.m. and The Junk Yard Band will be back to play classic rock and oldies starting at 7 p.m.

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