Archive - Aug 2013
Tonight's contest between the Lady Stars of South Adams and the hosting Bellmont Squaws on the volleyball court will begin at 6 p.m. with the JV match first. Broadcasting of the game live can be seen around 6:30 p.m. by clicking on the link below. Once on the gamesite, simply log in with a username and password. Enjoy!
A large number of people were in attendance at the town hall meeting at Riverside Center on Tuesday night to discuss upcoming ideas for the downtown area.
The mission of the mayor's advisory group is to attract, retain, and engage citizens. By focusing on the upcoming generations the hope is to prepare the city so that families want to live here, raise their children here, and be educated here.
Adams County Maintenance Director Dave Meyer reported to the county commissioners on Monday that brick sales for a veteran's memorial at the Peace Monument are proceeding nicely, with "right at 600 bricks" currently sold.
Meyer noted that he was pleased with the progress, adding its "pretty cool that Decatur has that type of project" in the works.
The 100-year-old monument was rededicated on Saturday, and the sales of bricks are helping finance the restoration of the monument.
Patricia L. Ross, 82, of Decatur, and a longtime resident of the Magley area, passed away at 7:35 a.m. on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at the Woodcrest nursing Center in Decatur.
Patricia was born Wednesday, July 29, 1931, in Van Wert County, Ohio, to the late Harry E. Lee and the late May F. (Burk) Lee.
She married Ralph W. Ross on July 19, 1953, and he survives.
Patricia was a member of the Salem United Church of Christ-Magley, American Legion Auxiliary, and Women of the Moose.
FORT WAYNE—For the second time in their first four matches this season, Bellmont was pushed to their limits into a defining fifth set.
Like the opener against Bishop Dwenger, however, the Squaws dug deep and pulled a win out of the hat shocking Concordia Lutheran on the road 28-26, 22-25, 25-20, 13-25, 7-15.
Despite being down two sets to one, coach Craig Krull and his Squaws were not leaving the raucous gym without a victory.
Berne is one step closer to renovations of the city's sewer system after bonds for the project were reviewed and accepted Monday by city council.
The city received a estimates from Boze, McKinney and Evans Law Firm out of Indianapolis and Barnes and Thomburg law firm of Fort Wayne for bonds both with and without a Bond Anticipation Note (BAN).
A second Fort Wayne resident has been charged in connection with the robbery of an Ossian bank last May.
Cameron Patterson, 28, is identified in federal court documents as “Suspect 3.” in the robbery. Dontae Travier, 29, was arrested last month. Both men are each charged with armed bank robbery and aiding in an armed bank robbery.
Bids were opened Tuesday afternoon by the Adams County Commissioners for a three-year lease of the 133 tillable acres of farmland owned by the county and located adjacent to County Road 200 E. Prior to opening the bids, Commissioner Kim Fruechte recused himself from the process due to familial connections to one of the bidders.
Richard E. Barger, 80, of Wells County, passed away Sunday, August 25, 2013, at Ossian Health Care.
Richard was born August 1, 1933, in Wells County to the late Orville Barger and Edith C. Bauman.
He married Marjorie M. (Bower) Wine on July 24, 1976, in Bluffton.
Richard was a member of Sonlight Wesleyan Church in Bluffton. He was a farmer and worked at Wayne Metal Company for 26 years.