Archive - 2014
Geneva Garnet Brown, 94, Decatur, passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at Adams Woodcrest in Decatur.
She was born Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1920, in Switzerland County, the daughter of the late Thomas and Eleanor (Bromwell) Bennett.
She married David Earl Brown Oct. 15, 1937, in Switzerland County; he passed away June 27, 1984.
Drug Free Adams County hosted a town hall meeting Wednesday afternoon to discuss the affects underage drinking has on Adams County’s youth.
Executive Director Kelly Sickafoose introduced three key speakers for the meeting: State Rep. Matt Lehman, Adams County Superior Court Judge Patrick R. Miller and Adams County sheriff’s deputy and Adams Central School Resource Officer Charlie Cook. Other participants were students and members of the Drug Free organization.
Adams County Sheriff Shane Rekeweg appeared before the Adams County Commissioners Monday afternoon to update the board on House Bill 1006 and the “affect it will have on Adams County and the jail,” he stated.
How do you get an industrial heating and cooling unit to its rooftop destination? Hire a helicopter, of course, which is just what Smith Brothers of Berne did Wednesday afternoon as part of its ongoing $4.5 million expansion project.
The Bellmont Braves dropped their third straight loss on Wednesday night entertaining the Woodlan Warriors in a non-conference battle 8-0 at the Teepee.
The Braves are now 7-3 after winning their first seven to start the year and they played without coach Ben Fawbush who served his one-game suspension for being thrown out of game two of the Huntington North double-header on Saturday.
Tonight the Bellmont Braves host the Woodlan Warriors at the Teepee. The DDD will begin coverage at around 5:45 p.m. To view the gamecast simply click the link below then login with username and password for the service to be free of charge. Go Braves!
Charlotte L. Webb Weimer, 86, Berne, died at 4:25 p.m. Sunday, April 26, 2014, at Chalet Village in Berne.
Surviving are three daughters, Kay Arnold and Joy (Eric) Glidewell, both of Berne and Cosy Luke (Jerry) Watschke of Hackensack, Minn.; a brother, Don (Margaret Ann) Harsha of Berne; a sister, Shirley (Don) Richwine of Bluffton; a step-daughter, Rosie (Al) Farlow of Geneva; and a step-son, Larry (JoLyn) Webb of Longmont, Colo.
Roberta Jean "Berta" Witte, 54, Ohio City, Ohio, passed away at 4:08 a.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in the Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
Berta was born Thursday, Sept. 24, 1959, in Toledo, Ohio, the daughter of the late Ivan Charles and Jessie Marie (Cousino) Eckhart.
She married Robert "Rob" Witte May 18, 1991; he survives.
More than 60 area business leaders and other Adams County residents attended the second annual Economic Outlook Forum, held Tuesday in the Decatur Room ofAdams Memorial Hospital. The event was sponsored by the First Merchant Bank in conjunction with the Decatur, Berne and Geneva chambers of commerce.
PRIMARY ELECTION PREVIEW
Township trustees and boards
Voters will go to the polls May 6 during this year’s primary election. Among candidates on various ballots will be individuals seeking nomination to township boards.
Those candidates are:
• Blue Creek - None filed
• French — Norman Glass, Democrat, and Dianna Herman, Republican;