Archive - 2013
Cynthia Snider was elected to the Adams Central Board of Education during a special meeting held this week.
Snider fills the seat of former member Steve Bailey, who resigned at the beginning of the year after accepting a new job in another state. Bailey was re-elected to the board in November, meaning Snider's appointment is a full four-year term.
The board interviewed two candidates Monday, Snider and Julie Foster, after opening the position to the public in December.
The 22nd annual meeting of the United Way of Adams County (UW) was held this week, with the main order of business being the election of board members to three-year terms.
Six board members were eligible to return for a second three-year term and were re-elected: Corey Affolder, Maggie Bollinger, Becky Cochran, Kenny Ketzler, Dan Kintz and Bill Warren.
The Adams County CrimeStoppers program will be hosting the third annual “help fight crime” fundraiser basketball game on February 18.
The Crime Fighters will take on the Fort Wayne K105 radio station team starting at 7 p.m. at the Bellmont High School gym.
Ticket prices are $4 for adults, $2 for students, and children under 5 will be admitted free.
Jenna Razo’s Razz-M-Jazz dance studio will perform for the halftime show.
A second straight upset win in the ACAC basketball tournament just wasn't in the cards Thursday night for the Adams Central girls as the Taylor Seiss-Keanna Gray led Leo Lions hammered the Jets 59-26 in the semi-final round at the beautiful Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.
FORT WAYNE—Thanks to senior night at North Side High School, Zorana Lincner's 21 points came from off the bench as the junior almost single-handedly put Bellmont out of contention last night in a 61-48 win over the Squaws.
Offense came at a premium with North Side's normal starters getting some pine while the seniors were in the limelight. It was 7-7 with 4:00 to play in the first quarter before things changed quickly and for the worst for Bellmont.
Chris L. Eicher, 50, of Geneva, died Wednesday, January 9, 2013, in White Pigeon, Mich.
Among survivors are his wife, Esther (Ruben) Eicher of Geneva; six sons, Menno (Ruby) C. Eicher of Goshen, Daniel (Malinda) C. Eicher of Berne, Ernest (Elizabeth) C. Eicher and Chris (Freda) Eicher Jr., both of Macy, Ind., Henry Eicher of Geneva, John Miller of Wooster, Ohio; and daughter, Elizabeth (Luke) C. Shetler of Brinkhaven, Ohio.
Daniel C. Graber, 48, of Portland, died Wednesday, January 9, 2013, in White Pigeon, Mich.
Among survivors are his wife, Anna R. (Hilty) Graber of Portland; three daughters, Leah (Ernest) Eicher of Geneva, Elizabeth Graber, and Anna Graber, both of Portland; and three sons, Daniel, Chris, and David Graber, all of Portland.
Visitation will be from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. on Friday, January 11, and from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. on Saturday, January 12, at the Daniel C. Graber residence, 638 W - 400 N Portland.
Fred Haugk, 93, died December 29, 2012, at Martin Memorial Hospital in Stuart, Fla.
He was born in Ingalls, Ind.
Fred was a 1937 graduate of Anderson High School and attended Indiana University from 1937-1940.
He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in China during World War II.
Charles Albert "Al" Nunery, 93, of Indianapolis, former pastor of St. Mark's United Methodist Church in Decatur, died January 6.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. this Saturday at Leppert Mortuary at 740 E 86th St., Indianapolis.
Funeral services will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Indianapolis.
Patricia J. Richards, 77, of Decatur, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home.
Pat was born in Geneva on February 19, 1935, to the late Woodrow W. and Vera D. (Anspaugh) Kelly.
She married Jack J. Richards on October 30, 1954; he preceded her in death in 1980.
Pat attended Cornerstone Community Church and was a member of the former United Brethren Women’s Mission Fellowship. She was Activity Director for Adams Memorial Hospital.