Archive - Jun 5, 2014
Mildred E. Bird, 87, Decatur, passed away Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at her residence. â€¨
She was born Sunday, Oct. 17, 1926, in South Norwalk, Conn. the daughter of the late Henry J. and Hazel M. (Arnold) Deysenroth.
She married John W. “Bill” Bird Sr. Dec. 15, 1945; he passed away Jan. 21, 1993. â€¨
Infant David Schwartz, Berne, was stillborn at 12:35 p.m. Wednesday.
Survivors include his parents, Henry B. and Emma A. Schwartz; four brothers and two sisters, all of Berne.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Blue Creek Cemetery.
Arrangements are being handled by Downing and Glancy Funeral Home in Geneva.
County Engineer Tim Barkey informed the Adams County Commissioners this week a section of Winchester Road is scheduled to be closed for repairs beginning Monday.
The closure will take place between Canterbury Drive and Tigers Trail for the rehabilitation of the bridge over Holthouse Ditch.
Plans have been finalized for Decatur’s 22nd annual Fourth of July fireworks party, chief organizer Adam Eguia told city council on Tuesday night. The Fourth falls on a Friday this year.
The honored guest will be former mayor Fred Isch, along with military veterans, and the main speaker will be retiring Police Chief Ken Ketzler.
Following the harshest winter in the past 30 years or so, and the official start of summer still more than two weeks away, many area residents are enjoying the warm weather Mother Nature has finally bestowed on Adams County.
The average May temperature in Adams County is 73 degrees, while the average low is 50.4 degrees. This year, the area averaged a high of 65.2 — nearly 8 degrees below normal — and an average low of 44.7, nearly 6 degrees below normal.