Archive - Jan 28, 2014
Peggy Cook-Bowman, 69, Angola, formerly Geneva, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014.
Surviving are two sons, Tony (Heidi) Bowman of Portland and Michael Bowman of Bluffton; four daughters, Tracy Earhart of Bluffton, Blanda Bowman, Kelli Bowman and Lacy Bowman, all of Angola; and two brothers, Marvin (Rochelle) Cook of Geneva and Bill (Carol) Cook of Uniondale.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home with Pastor Roy Nevil officiating.
Eileen R. Stauffer, 91, Berne, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Swiss Village.
She was born March 8, 1922, in Adams county, to the late Tilman and Elma (Lehman) Steiner. She married the late Everett N. Stauffer June 28, 1941.
Adams County Highway Department Superintendent Mark Mitchel on Monday updated the Adams County Commissioners on what his department has been doing to keep area roads cleared of ice and snow during the most recent cold snap.
From staff reports
Indiana is closed. Well, not really, but pretty close. With temperatures predicted to hit their lowest mark of the year today, all schools in northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio are closed, as are several businesses, churches, food banks, libraries and county buildings in the surrounding area.
At press time, Decatur city offices and Adams County offices remain open, as do most local businesses.
The Mizpah Shrine Circus performed during the recent weekend at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, drawing in huge crowds — and a few protesters.
A dozen or so protesters stood outside the main entrance to the coliseum before Saturday’s 2 p.m. show. Members of the group held signs that voiced their animal activist opinions and thoughts on the treatment of animals used in the circus performance.