Archive - Sep 2013
Florence A. Engle, 98, Decatur, died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
Ann (Horner) Kahlert, 81, Berne, passed away peacefully at her home on Sept. 25, 2013.
She was born to the late Klemens and Katharina (Flink) Horner on Nov. 11, 1931, in Katharinental, Ukraine. Before her marriage in 1959 to Josef N. Kahlert, she held a position in Stuttgart, Germany. After arriving in the United States on Sept. 25, 1955, she was the assistant koechin at the St. Alexius Hospital in Bismark, N.D.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The job market is sending signs that it may be strengthening.
The number of people seeking unemployment benefits has sunk to its lowest point in six years because few companies are laying anyone off anymore.
A survey of service companies found that they added jobs last month at their fastest pace in six months.
And more small businesses say they plan to hire than at any point since the recession began.
The fourth annual Lehman Park Harvest Festival will be held in Berne on Saturday, Oct. 5. Proceeds received from the festival will benefit the Lehman Park Equipment Fund and will be used to make improvements to the park playground areas. A complete list of festival events will appear next week in the Democrat.
For the second time in six days, a juggernaut in the NHC has fallen at the hands of the smallest school in the conference.
Bellmont posted an impressive sweep of the Carroll Chargers on Thursday night at the Teepee improving to 3-0 in the conference and knocking off the team that had the best chance of beating the Squaws this season.
Tonight's contest between NHC rival Carroll and the Bellmont Squaws will begin at approximately 6 p.m. with the JV contest. Pre-game coverage will begin around 6:20 and the match's broadcast will start roughly two minutes before the opening varsity serve.
To view the game, simply click on the link below. Once on the Livestream site, log in with a username and a password. Enjoy the free service.
Ned S. Bearman, 75 of Angola, IN died at his residence Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
The fall harvest is in full swing in Adams County. Local farmer Bruce Barger said his family began harvesting soybeans Monday evening and “we expect the early beans to be real good.” Barger said yields are averaging in the mid-60’s (bushels per acre) with moisture content measured at 13 percent, which Barger called “perfect.”