Archive - Apr 8, 2014
FORT WAYNE— The Bellmont Braves opened their 2014 campaign with a 4-2 victory over the South Side Archers at Elmhurst Field on Tuesday night using a three-run sixth inning to boost the win.
Braves' hurler Mason Shinabery had nine strikeouts in the win going five quality innings, while reliever Ryan Okoniewski aided the rest of the way on the hill for the Braves with the two-inning save.
Ralph A. Bollinger, 81, Decatur, died Saturday, April 5, 2014, at his residence.
Ralph was born Jan. 19, 1933, in Adams County, to the late Arlie D. and Pearl M. (May) Bollinger.
He married Nancy Joan Clark Aug. 28, 1955; she survives.
Nelda R. Guethler, 92, Huntington, dide Sunday, April 6, 2014.
Surviving are a son, David L. Guethler of Huntington; and two daughters, Kay S. Affolder of Decatur and Jane A. (Harry) Meilbeck of Howard City, Mich.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Faith Chapel United Methodist Church, 2978 W 1100 N, Huntington.
Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Dr., Huntington.
James D. Howenstine, 70, Decatur, passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014, at his residence.
He was born June 28, 1943, in Huntington, to the late Douglas W. and Jeanette (Scheiber) Howenstine.
He married his wife of 48 years Judith E. Casper Aug. 28, 1965; she survives.
James was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and its Holy Name Society.
Sharon Canaday, project manager of Building Better Communities, and a member of the Ball State University faculty, discusses various ideas and concepts as part of an Indiana Arts Commission Vibrant Communities consultancy for the city of Decatur. A group of citizens is currently meeting on a regular basis to establish a plan to bring a higher awareness and establish an agenda for promoting the arts in Decatur. The plan will be included in the Stellar Communities grant application process for which Decatur is one of six finalists in the state.
Adams County residents will be receiving their property tax bills this week. Adams County Treasurer Tom Krueckeberg informed county commissioners at their regular weekly meeting Monday the annual mailing would be made today.
Dr. H.S. Lee, who retired in 2011 after nearly four decades of serving patients in Adams County, recently was presented with a Lifetime Achievement award from hospital officials.
Compassionate, concerned and dedicated. According to JoEllen Eidam, chief executive officer at Adams Memorial Hospital, those words best describe Dr.Lee, “who served his patients with the utmost care for 38 years from 1973-2011, a true example of human goodness. He touched countless lives in our community as he gave tirelessly of his time and skills.”
Two Bellmont High School graduates who are longtime friends and current college roommates had great weekends in separate sports for Indiana Tech.
Zach Wetzel fired a one-under par 71 at Brookwood Golf Club in Fort Wayne to finish second in the U. of Saint Francis Spring Invite, leading his team to a runnerup finish. Ten teams and 60 golfers competed in the event.