Archive - 2013
Sandra J. (Blume) Allisbaugh, 53, Fort Wayne, passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at St. Joseph Hospital.
She was born Tuesday, Aug. 2, 1960, in Adams County, the daughter of the late Edward A. Blume and the late Patricia A. (Byrd) Agler.
Sandra served her country in the United States Army.
She attended Broadway Christian Church in Fort Wayne where she was an active volunteer. She also attended Jubilee Ministries through LOVE, Inc. in Decatur.
Josephine E. Baker, 94, Berne, died at 8:55 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at Chalet Village in Berne.
Arrangements are pending at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva.
Corie Ida Galloway, 63, Geneva, died at 12:05 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at her residence.
She was born Saturday, Sept. 9, 1950, in Maryland, the daughter of the late Frank and Almetta May Smith, Sr. She married James R. Galloway Sept. 25, 1973, in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; he survives.
Dale E. Harshman, 59, Decatur, passed away Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
Dale was born Aug. 1, 1954, in Bluffton, the son of the late Daniel E. and Anna V. Siemik. He married Kathleen M. Snyder Oct. 21, 1983; she survives.
Dale was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church. He was a heavy equipment operator with Local Union 103. He was a hard working and dedicated husband and father. He loved spending time with his grandkids and was an aviation enthusiast and fisherman.
Vivian F. Sprunger, 90, Berne, died Monday, Dec. 30, at Swiss village.
Arrangements pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.
NEW YORK (AP) — The glitch-plagued rollout of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul was the top news story of 2013, followed by the Boston Marathon bombing and the dramatic papal changeover at the Vatican, according to The Associated Press’ annual poll of U.S. editors and news directors.
Adams County Circuit Court Judge Chad E. Kukelhan, Superior Court Judge Patrick Miller and Chief Probation Officer Rhonda McIntosh on Friday welcomed Jack Odle as the county’s new juvenile probation officer, filling the vacancy left by Jean Franze, who resigned in November.
The Decatur Chamber of Commerce and First Merchants Bank will host an economic forecast breakfast at Adams Memorial Hospital on Jan. 7.
MONROE— Apparently, football is not the only sport where inches matter.
Alex Byerly sank a game-tying three-pointer with six seconds to play against visiting Bellmont on Saturday night but had a small part of his heel on the sideline in the process and the shot did not count.
The result was a Braves victory that seemed a lot closer than it could have been at the Hangar in Monroe, 58-54.
MISHAWAKA — "It was by far my most favorite match that I've ever had...in my life," stated Bellmont senior 220-pounder Fletcher Shaneyfelt after he outhustled and outsmarted his South Bend Riley foe, Tremayne Perryman, 11-8 in the final Bellmont match of the day, earning him at least an eighth place in the 32-team Al Smith lnvitational.