Archive - 2013
A Decatur woman was charged by local police Saturday morning after she was allegedly involved in an incident with her van.
A police report released today said Alicia M. Susnjar, 34, Piedmont Lane, Decatur, was arrested after a 10:20 a.m. incident in which witnesses said Susnjar was driving her van west on Bellmont Boulevard near Clermont Avenue and drove at what one witness said was "full speed" directly at a pedestrian, Jerrad W. Impton, 40, Fort Wayne.
Berne City Councilman Mark Wynn will retain his seat on that panel, despite a Sept. 1 starting date as Adams County's Director of Building and Planning.
Berne City Attorney Jim Beitler on Friday said the Indiana Attorney General's office has ruled that Wynn would not violate "dual-office" guidelines contained in the Indiana Code by holding the two public offices.
YORKTOWN—Despite jumping to class 4A after their tournament success in the past two seasons, the Yorktown Tigers continued their tradition of inviting the Bellmont Squaws to one of the toughest volleyball tournaments in the state on Saturday.
The Squaws responded with a 1-3 showing against a pair of 4A teams and two 3A squads near the top of the class polls this season.
Tonight's contest between the Starfires and Braves on the gridiron will take place at 7 p.m. The webcast link is below. To view the gamecast, simply click the link below, then log in to the free service with a username and password. Coverage will begin at approximately 6:40 p.m.
"Mack" Roberts, 70, of Decatur died Saturday, August 24, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
Arrangements are pending at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home in Decatur.
Adams County Memorial Hospital (AMH) interim Chief Executive Officer JoEllen Eidam, meeting with the Adams Health Network (AHN) board on Wednesday night, reported on the success the hospital has had marketing its involvement with the Stroke Now network.
A framed Indiana National Guard jersey bearing the number of the late Spc. Nick Taylor, a former South Adams Starfire, was presented to the Taylor family prior to the kickoff of the Stars' season opener last week.
Making the presentation was Lt. Col. Shaun Gardner of the National Guard, shown at right in accompanying photo by J Swygart.
An identical framed jersey was presented to South Adams High School Principal Trent Lehman, to be hung in the school.
When the sun rises over Swiss Heritage Village & Museum in Berne on Saturday, September 7, the atmosphere will carry visitors back to the 1800s, transported by the sights and sounds of an era gone by to a time when the pace of life was slower and families had to work together to sustain themselves.
The Squaws improved to 5-0 on Thursday night with a convincing three-set victory over the cross-county Lady Starfires of South Adams 25-10, 25-7, 25-19.
Bellmont now owns county bragging rights with wins against SA and the Lady Jets as they scored early and often against the young South Adams squad jumping out to a 4-0 lead in the opening frame and carrying it on throughout the first two sets.
Numerous ideas were proposed at the town hall meeting held at the Riverside Center on Tuesday night. An energetic crowd gathered to discuss downtown renovations, building proposals, trail extensions, and river front improvements.
By pulling ideas from other successful communities the city of Decatur is hoping to create an atmosphere that allows for fun, culture, arts, and industry. A place to call home, a place to raise children, and a place for tourist to stop.