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Anna L. Isch

July 31, 2013

    Anna L. Isch, 100, of Bluffton, died at 3:33 p.m. Monday, July 29, 2013, at Christian Care Retirement Community.
    Anna was born in Adams County on September 3, 1912, to the late Jehu and Lydia (Maller) Gerber.
    She married Ervin L. Isch in Wells County on May 28, 1939; he preceded her in death on April 14, 1998.
    Anna was a homemaker. She was a member of Apostolic Christian Church.

Seniors voucher site sought

July 31, 2013

    An official of Aging & In-Home Services of Northeast Indiana (AIHS) said Tuesday the agency is seeking a new Decatur site for its restaurant voucher program, suspended since the closing of Spring Garden Restaurant at the intersection of Winchester Road, 13th and 2nd streets.

Fire ’em up, provide water for Haiti

July 31, 2013

    The first-ever BerneOff  — an amateur grilling event being billed as "a little friendly competition and great bar-b-que" — will be held Saturday, August 17, along Harrison Street, near the Muensterberg Plaza in Berne.
    Proceeds from the event will benefit the Dots in Blue Water program that has twice sent students and faculty from South Adams High School to Haiti to help native Haitians purify their drinking water supplies.

AC adds an hour to its registration

July 31, 2013

    Adams Central Schools officials have extended by one hour the middle and high school registration period on Thursday. The registration schedule follows:
    Elementary registration (grades K-5) will be held in the elementary gym, with open registration from 12-7 p.m.
    Middle and high school registration (grades 6-12) will be held in the cafetorium, with open registration from 2-7 p.m.

T-birds, Braves win Brickhouse tourneys

July 31, 2013

    The Decatur Thunderbirds team went 6-0 to win the Brickhouse Tournament in Monroe's 12-under division earlier this month, while the Decatur Braves' 9-under squad surprised the field by winning the 10-under division.

July 30th

Eric O. Case

July 30, 2013

    Eric O. Case, Jr., 21, of Decatur, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2013, in Bluffton.
    Eric was born to Eric and Leisa Bentz Case on December 11, 1991, in Adams County.
    He graduated from Norwell High School in 2010.

Mary Jo Hoffman

July 30, 2013

    Mary Jo Hoffman, 89, of Decatur, died Saturday at Meadowvale Health & Rehabilitation.
    Arrangements are pending at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur.

Lenore M. Holtsberry

July 30, 2013

    Lenore M. (Lytle) Holtsberry, 99, of Decatur, died Sunday at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    Arrangements are pending at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur.

Trilby M. Jones

July 30, 2013

    Trilby M. Jones, 92, of Monroeville, died Monday at the Village of Heritage.
    Arrangements are pending at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, Jacobs Chapel, Monroeville.
 

Robert Orphal

July 30, 2013

    Robert "Wes" Orphal, 66, of Cape Coral, Fla., went home to be with the Lord on July 27, 2013, as he passed away at Hope Hospice.
    Wes was born in Lima, Ohio, on December 30, 1946, to the late Robert Gene and Marguerite (Hunt) Orphal of Wapakoneta, Ohio.
    He married Fran (Kehr) Orphal on September 30, 1983; she survives in Cape Coral.

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