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May 10th

Daniel R. Everett

May 10, 2013

    Daniel R. Everett, 83, of Decatur, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center. Dan was born Saturday, August 17, 1929, in Adams County to the late Perry and Bessie (Irwin) Everett.
    He married Lois D. Buuck on September 12, 1948, in Decatur; she passed away on March 7, 2007.

Mary E. Martin

May 10, 2013

    Mary Ellen Martin, 91, of Vera Cruz, passed away at 10 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at Adams Memorial Hospital in Decatur.
    Born on January 22, 1922, in Keenesburg, Ill., to the late James C. and Mary M. (Hedge) Lovellette, Mary married Ervin O. Martin in Monroe, on May 16, 1937; he preceded her in death on April 8, 1987.

Paul T. Stuckey

May 10, 2013

    Paul T. Stuckey, 95, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Coventry Meadows LLC in Fort Wayne.
    Born in Indianapolis, Paul worked as a custodian with Fort Wayne Community Schools for 20 years, retiring in 1980, and also in security at Raytheon until he was 90 years old. Paul was a U S Marine Corps WW II Panama Canal veteran.

Sewer work time line is laid out

May 10, 2013

    With months of controversy now mostly behind them, members of the Adams County Regional Sewer District board on Thursday got down to the nuts and bolts of turning a rural sewer system from a conceptual idea into reality.
    Last month the seven-member regional sewer board voted to proceed with plans to construct a rural sewer system to serve approximately 233 households in the outlying areas of Monmouth, Bobo, Pleasant Mills and Arcadia Village.

BHS would-be engineers get out for up-close views

May 10, 2013

    Members of Bellmont's Future Engineers Club recently visited Hoosier Pattern in Decatur.
    The club also visited Reliable Production Machining and Welding in Kendallville.
    The club takes one or two field trips a year and is made up of Project Lead the Way Engineering students at Bellmont, according to teacher Josh Salway.
    Further details in today's print and e-editions.

Geneva passes revamped noise ordinance

May 10, 2013

    Geneva's new noise ordinance was approved for the third and final time by the town council at its meeting this week. It says:
    "For the purpose of determining db(A) as referred to in this ordinance, the noise shall be measured on the A-weighting scale on a sound level meter of standard design and quality having characteristics established by the American National Standards Institute."
    In regards to motor vehicle noise:
    Further details in today's print and e-editions.

May 9th

Combs’ grand slam paces Jets past SA for 2nd time, 12-4

May 10, 2013

    MONROE—A six-run second inning fueled by a Dalton Combs grand-slam propelled the Flying Jets to a 12-4 ACAC victory over county-rival South Adams on Thursday night at the Hangar.
    The Jets soared over the Stars thanks to their offense that had been stifled slightly in their last few victories but broke out in a big way with 13 hits including two homeruns.

South Adams @ Adams Central, softball webcast

May 9, 2013

         Tonight's contest at Adams Central between the Lady Jets and Lady Starfires will begin at approximately 5 p.m. with the webcast beginning just before. To view the game, simply log on to the free service by following the link below and then entering a username and password. Enjoy. 

 

https://new.livestream.com/accounts/2267246/events/2091159?help=true

Vernon D. Liechty

May 9, 2013

    Vernon D. Liechty, 85, of Berne, passed away on May 6, 2013, at his home.
    Vernon was born March 16, 1928, to the late Paul E. and Sarah A. (Felber) Liechty.
    He married Ava Kraft on May 10, 1959, in Decatur; she preceded him in death.

Fatal fight brings prison term

May 9, 2013

    Nicholas Stump, 30, Berne, recently pleaded guilty in Adams Circuit Court to a charge of involuntary manslaughter, involving the death of Dennis Sroufe, and will be serving five years in prison.
    Stump was sentenced to 2,372 days in prison, with all but 1,825 days — the equivalent of five years — suspended, then 547 days of probation after being released. He was ordered to complete alcohol counseling and pay $571 in court costs and fees.

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