Archive - 2013
With some of their stronger runners participating in competition for the first time this year, the Bellmont girls cross country team served notice Tuesday night they intend to be a force to be reckoned with during the coming season.
Coach Carl Risch's girls went 5-0 in the annual Bi-County Conditioner hosted by the Squaws led by the first place time of the team of Emily Gunsett and Bailey Beery and are now 9-4 on the season, while the Starfire men won the boys' division with ease.
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Marsha Hirschy, 66 of Geneva, died Sunday at Adams Memorial Hospital.
Among survivors are her husband, David A. Hirschy of Geneva; two sons, Chad (Carylyn) Hirschy of Geneva and Eric (Rachel) Hirschy of Berne; one daughter, Amy Landers of Berne; two brothers, Terry L. Jones of Bryant and Von A. Jones of Geneva; and a sister, Sue Gilkison of Middletown.
Jackie Lee McDonald, 80, of Decatur, died Friday at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
Among survivors are his daughter, Cathy McDonald of Decatur; son, Randy L. McDonald of Decatur; and sister, Carolyn Kocher of Lansing, Mich. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday.
Burial will be in Decatur Cemetery.
Emily S. Schwartz, 15, of Monroe, passed away Saturday, August 31, 2013, at Adams Memorial Hospital in Bluffton.
Emily was born November 11, 1997, to Simon E.T. Schwartz and Ruth E. (Schwartz) Schwartz in Bluffton.
Karen Virgina (Brown) Vieth, 67 of Ossian, went to sing in heaven's choir on Thursday, August 29, 2013.
Eileene was born April 17, 1946, in Flint, Mich. to Manley (Mike) and Glynita (Nita) Brown.
She was a gifted athlete and singer from early childhood. Karen shared in music ministries through solos, duets, tiros and choirs.
A local manufacturing company is on the cutting edge of the digital electronic technology revolution with the recent addition of a three-dimensional sand printer to their operation.
Hoosier Pattern, Inc., located in a relatively innocuous and nondescript cinderblock building on 10th Street south of Washington Street in Decatur, is utilizing tomorrow's technology today as they transition their manufacturing business into the digital age with the recent purchase of an ExOne S Max 3D sand printer.
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.