Archive - Jun 4, 2014
Mildred E. Bird, 87, Decatur died Wednesday at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home in Decatur.
Dean R. Singleton, 64, Decatur, passed away at 9:15 a.m. Monday, June 2, 2014, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
He was born Tuesday, May 2, 1950, in Decatur, the son of the late Everett Clark and Helen Marie (Hoover) Singleton.
He married Tamara K. Baumgartner Nov. 2, 2007, in Decatur; she survives.
William D. Henley, 87, Geneva, died Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at his residence in Geneva.
He is survived by his wife, Madeline; three daughters, Judith Ann Fogler of Normal, Ill., Diana Kay Mikkleson of Colorado Springs, Colo. and Nancy Henley Anderson, Ladysmith, Wisc.; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Decatur Mayor John Schultz on Friday will hand deliver to Stellar Communities officials in Indianapolis the City of Decatur’s Strategic Community Investment Plan, a plan which — if it results in a Stellar grant — would see spending and investment of $39 million in the city over a four-year period.
Sculptures that were part of the 2013 Decatur Sculpture Tour were removed Tuesday in downtown Decatur in anticipation of the installation of new pieces of artwork for this year’s event. The Decatur Sculpture Tour will kick off the 2014 season with the installation of new sculptural pieces beginning at 8 a.m. June 13. Festivities will resume later that day with food and drink and the official grand unveiling ceremonies on the courthouse lawn from 5-8 p.m. The actual unveiling is scheduled to occur at 6 p.m.
The condition of Building/Planning and Zoning Commission Director Mark Wynn has improved, Adams County Commission Chairman Doug Bauman reported to his fellow commissioners at Monday’s regular weekly commission meeting.
Bauman reported Wynn was “taken off the ventilator for about six hours on Sunday” and he was able to breathe on his own, but was later put “back on the ventilator so his lungs could rest.” He commented Wynn’s improving condition sounds positive, “although Mark probably has a ways to go.”