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Archive - 2013

January 24th

Urology clinic to reopen in city

January 24, 2013

    Officials at Adams Memorial Hospital have announced that Dr. George Martin, a board-certified urologist and surgeon with the Northeast Indiana Urology practice in Fort Wayne, will soon begin seeing patients in Decatur.
    Martin’s new urology clinic will start on Friday, February 1, and will be located in Suite B of the physician’s clinic. Appointments may be made by calling Martin's Fort Wayne office at either 436-6667 or 1-888-436-1769 and asking for a time in his Decatur clinic.

Lucile C. Foor

January 24, 2013

    Lucile C. Foor, 99, of Decatur, died Monday, January 21, 2013, at the Village of Heritage in Monroeville.
    Lucile was born in Willshire, Ohio, on October 1, 1913, to the late Monroe and Ada (Detro) Byer.
    She married Merle L. Foor on February 3, 1933; he preceded her in death on August 27, 1993.

January 23rd

Pickup finally rescued

January 23, 2013

   Once the rising waters after last week's flooding finally began to recede, workers on Tuesday — the coldest day of the season — began the daunting task of removing a wayward vehicle that somehow found its way into the St. Mary's River.
    An unnamed source stated that on Sunday, January 13, the unidentified driver drove the pickup truck off the western bank of the St. Mary's River in Pleasant Mills, near US 101.

Solid waste district solid financially

January 23, 2013

    The Adams County Solid Waste Management District is in "very good financial shape" as it enters the new year, according to the district's legal representative, which in turn is good news for all county residents.
    Attorney Tim Baker offered that assessment Tuesday during a regular meeting of the solid waste district's board of directors after hearing a review of 2012 expenses and expenditures incurred by the district.

Good turnout for first town hall

January 23, 2013

    Decatur's first Town Hall meeting happened Tuesday night, led by the mayor and city council. It began at 6 p.m. at Riverside Center, and nearly 40 citizens were in attendance.

Linda Buuck

January 23, 2013

    Linda Buuck, 91, of Ossian, passed away on Tuesday, January 22, 2013, in the Ossian Health & Rehabilitation Center.
    She married Gerhard Buuck on March 29, 1941; he passed away on May 21, 2000.
    Linda had been employed at Hoosier Wire-Die.

Irene B. Hilty

January 23, 2013

    Irene B. Hilty, 50, of Shipshewana, died Monday at Parkview LaGrange Hospital in LaGrange.
    Among survivors are her husband, Willis R. Hilty; daughter, Emily Hilty of Shipshewana; son, Lyle Ray Hilty of Shipshewana; her mother (not named), of Berne; sister, Martha (Sam J.) Hilty; two brothers, Larry (Irene) Hilty of Monroe, and Leroy (Barbara) Hilty of Berne.

Randall P. Luther

January 23, 2013

    Rev. Randall P. Luther, 68, of Berne, died on Monday at his residence.
    Among survivors are his wife, Carol (King) Luther; son, Randall (Patty) Luther of Marysville, Ohio; daughter, Elizabeth (Shawn) McGue of Lima, Ohio; two stepsons, Chris (Maureen) Norton of Hudsonville, Mich., and Kenneth (Carla) Norton of Madison, Wis.;
    Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. on Thursday and 10-11 a.m. on Friday at Cross Community Church. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. at the church on Friday,.

Simon S. Schwartz

January 23, 2013

    Simon S. Schwartz, 39, of Monroe, passed away at 3:45 p.m. on Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at his residence.
    He was born on Friday, March 23, 1973, in Adams County to John N. and Suzanne E. (Troyer) Schwartz; they survive in Monroe.
    Mr. Schwartz was a member of the Old Order Amish.

Braves beat E. Noble; Squaws lose by one

January 23, 2013

    KENDALLVILLE—The Bellmont boys’ swimming and diving team won its second meet in a row on Tuesday to improve to 6-3 with a 115-64 win against East Noble at the Cole YMCA in Kendallville.
    Senior Trey Schisler was a double winner for Bellmont in the 200 IM and 100 butterfly, as was senior Zac Torrey in the 50 and 100 freestyle races. Junior Harrison Jacobson won the 100 backstroke and senior Austin Jones won the 100 breaststroke. Sophomore Dakota Massman won the 1 meter diving event.

     Tonight's historic contest between the Bellmont Braves @ Adams Central is...
    WOODBURN— Like Bishop Dwenger a few nights before, the Woodlan Warriors...
    The Braves entertained a short-handed South Side tennis squad on Tuesday night...

 

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