Archive - 2013
Kathleen A. Ray, 74, Ossian, passed away Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
She was born in Tulsa, Okla. to the late Kenneth A and Wanda Thelma (Isaacs) Harper.
Kate was a member of Grace Fellowship in Decatur. She was a homemaker and also worked as a health care provider.
SOUTH WHITLEY—A monster 28-0 start propelled the Braves to a 35-13 stroll into the sectional semi-finals on Friday night over the Whitko Wildcats on the road.
"Our schedule prepared us for this," Bellmont coach Larry Getts noted after the win. "These guys were co-champs in their conference but we played some 6A and 4A schools in ours. We picked up a good win against a good team but we definitely felt prepared with the tough conference games we played."
The 33rd annual Callithumpian poster painting contest, sponsored by the Decatur Rotary Club, attracted a throng of youngsters Thursday evening to Riverside Center.
Photo by Ashley Thieme
Adams County Commissioner Ed Coil reported the establishment of criteria surrounding part-time employees and their exclusion from participation in the county’s health care program during Monday’s regular weekly meeting of the Adams County Commissioners.
The halls of Adams Memorial Hospital were a spooky place Thursday as young Trick-or-Treaters entered the doors in search of goodies. Pictured are Jake, Jackson and Lauren Nigliazzo with their father, Dr. Anthony Nigliazzo.
Photo by Mike Lamm
Wellington C. "Bill" Snyder, 84, Decatur, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at Adams Woodcrest.
He was born on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 1929, in Fort Wayne, to the late Peter D. and Gladys O. (Place) Snyder. He married his first wife, M. Helen Morehous on Aug. 16, 1950, she passed away on Oct. 11, 1991. He married Mary E. (Beer) Schindler on Feb. 19, 1993, she survives.
MONROEVILLE—While crowd management was a big issue at Heritage on Thursday night, the Squaws quietly engaged a motivated Columbia City team in the opening round of sectionals managing a sweep in three sets 25-23, 26-24, 25-21.
Bringing signs and an abundance of support for the team, students from Bellmont were forced to sit in the Eastbrook section of the gym due to Norwell fans hanging around to see their future opponent for tomorrow as they were the winners of the first match.
Danny E. Wildman, 63, Little Rock, Kans., died Oct. 23, 2013.
Among survivors are his wife, Mary Anne(Ouellette) Wildman; and a child, Sarah O. Wildman.
Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. on Nov. 2, 2013 at the Unitarian Universalist Church, Little Rock.
The danger of “Meth in our Community” was the message presented Thursday by Sgt. Dan Mawhorr of the Indiana State Police during an informational session at Adams Memorial Hospital attended by more than 65 area residents and sponsored by the local Substance Abuse Awareness Council.
Mawhorr noted that to date, “we haven’t seen much meth in Adams County,” but “it’s coming, and it’s gonna get worse.”
Each year the Callithumpian Committee recognizes special service to the festival through its Patron Award. Keith Gerber, president and owner of Hoosier Pattern Inc., has been named the 2013 Callthumpian Patron Award recipient.