Archive - 2013
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — One of the Indiana teens injured in a parasailing crash in the Florida Panhandle is out of intensive care.
Family members say Alexis Fairchild of Huntington, Ind., remains hospitalized in Panama City but has improved enough for two rehabilitation sessions a day to help her get back to walking.
Two more Berne industries have been awarded "super" tax phase-ins as incentives for expansion projects that will bring nearly 100 additional jobs to southern Adams County over the next three years.
Prosecutor Chris Harvey attended the county commissioners' meeting on Monday to request their assistance in getting the heating and air conditioning in the courthouse repaired.
Adams Public Library System Director Kelly Ehinger has announced plans for an auction to benefit the new Storybook Park that will be constructed just east of the Decatur library site.
The auction, which will begin at 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 24, in downtown Decatur, is being co-sponsored by Yvonne Marie’s Antique Mall and the Decatur Small Business Association. Further details in today's print and e-editions.
Just like T-Birds coach Bobby Corral, I was never a big fan of travel ball in general, and the Cooperstown Dreams Park experience in particular. After spending a week at the Cooperstown Dream Park, like Corral, I've changed my opinion.
The Decatur Thunderbirds have competed together for three years, learning about leadoffs and pitching from the stretch, and being part of a team. They did this while competing in house ball, fulfilling all their obligations along the way. Manager John Macklin and his coaching staff made sure of that.
Jose D. Silva, 57, of Decatur, died Friday, July 5, 2013, at his resdience.
Among survivors are his son, Jose Luis Otero-Silva of Andrews, Texas.
Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, July 10, at St. Mary's Parish Hall.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church.
Robert R. "Bob" Toland, 66, of Geneva, died at his home on Sunday.
Among survivors are his wife, Jan Toland of Geneva; a daughter, Cathy (Jeff) Trausch of Geneva, and a son, Mike (Erin) Toland of Geneva.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, and 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, at West Missionary Church. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
Burial will follow in Studebaker Cemetery in rural Geneva.
Judy K. Williamson, 74, of Decatur, passed away at her residence on July 5, 2013.
Judy was born July 17, 1938, to Franklin C. and Mary I. (Kohls) Keller in Adams County.
On July 11, 1958, she married Jerry Williamson; he survives in Decatur.
Judy worked for 19 years at C.T.S. in Berne and was also a homemaker. She attended Antioch Lutheran Church in Hoagland and was a former member of the Tri Kappa Sorority.
She just graduated from college, landed a full-time job that she loves and gets to spend time with her friends and family. What’s the catch? Her work day starts at 3:30 a.m. and she eats dinner for breakfast.
Krista Miller graduated from Bellmont High School in 2009 and moved to Indianapolis where she attended Butler University. She earned a degree in Electronic Journalism and a minor in Political Science.