Archive - 2013
Beverly K. Case, 72, Decatur died on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne as the result of a pedestrian-vehicle accident.
She was born in Decatur on November 16, 1940 to the late Gilbert and Norma (Wefel) Thieme. She married Bud E. Case on October 11, 1986. He survives.
Beverly was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and a former member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. She had worked for Heller Insurance Agency and Graber Insurance Agency.
Congratulations to this week's top three Pigskin Pickers for getting the least amount wrong for week three of the contest, Lori McGill, Darlene Sheets, and Michael McGill. The tie-breaker score was 47 points this week with the ties settled in the standings by the closest guesses.
Diann L. McBride, 72, of Wren, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 21,2013 at the Van Wert Impatient Hospice Center.
She was born on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 1941 in Sidney, Ohio to the late Gerhard Meyer and the late Myrtle (Dull) Meyer. She married the late Philip T. McBride in Aug. of 1961, he passed away on June 9, 2001.
Diann was a member of Women of the Moose in Decatur and was a homemaker.
Rose E. Yoder, 96, of Berne, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013 at her daughter's residence.
She was born on Dec. 26, 1916 in Adams County to the late Jacob P. and Emily (Graber) Schwartz. She married the late Trueman E. Yoder on Jan. 30, 1941, he died in 1996.
Rose was a homemaker and an Old Order Amish.
BLUFFTON — For the second year in a row, Bellmont has put girls golf on the radar in Indiana advancing to regionals with a third place finish Saturday at Timberridge Golf Course.
The Squaws took the bronze medal with a team score of 368 qualifying as the last team to advance with Homestead winning the sectional outright with a score of 359 and Canterbury taking second at 365.
"We all played great and the girls should be very proud!" exclaimed BHS coach Andy Heim after the sectional finish.
St. Mary’s of the Assumption Catholic Church in Decatur held its annual Fall Festival over the recently-completed weekend. Festival spokesperson Judy Converset said the event was “bigger than ever. We sold more than 300 wristbands to children on Sunday alone and assuming they all had parents or grandparents there we are looking at a lot of people.”
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — The longest-serving female state representative in Indiana’s history has died after 35 years in office.
The Indiana House speaker’s office announced the death of Republican Rep. Phyllis Pond of New Haven. The 82-year-old Pond had three weeks ago announced her decision to resign effective Oct. 15 after being recently diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis
Erica Bluhm and Tyler Tonner were crowned Adams Central Homecoming King and Queen during ceremonies Friday night in Monroe.
Photo by Cassandra Lehman
It all happened in 1995.
OJ Simpson was found innocent, the Oklahoma City bombing devastated the country, and the DVD was announced.
What local Adams County buffs may remember to be just as significant, however, was the last time that Bellmont defeated Homestead on the gridiron.
On a rainy, slippery field at Worthman Stadium, the Bellmont Braves pulled out an unlikely upset of the juggernaut Homestead Spartans in overtime, 14-13, a feat that had not occurred in 17 years of football.
Tonight the Braves welcome Homestead to Worthman Stadium with a kick-off of around 7 p.m. The webcast of tonight's game will begin with a pre-game show around 6:40 p.m.
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