Archive - 2014
Andrew J. Shetler, 74, Monroe, died at 12:18 p.m. Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
He was born Friday, April 28, 1939, in Holmes County, Ohio, to the late Jacob L. and Amanda Shetler.
He married Savilla K. Hilty, Thursday, May 28, 1959, in Berne; she survives.
Andrew was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Bellmont High School graduate Jay Krider ran the final 16 miles of Monday’s Boston Marathon while fighting the anguish of severe muscle cramping. What got Krider to the finish line of the 26.2-mile race was not so much what was in his heart as it was the sign he had attached — somewhat outside the race rules — to his runner’s bib.
The city of Berne is one step closer to the possible purchase of the former Dunbar Furniture building, and thus one step closer to demolishing the long-standing eyesore.
During a special meeting Thursday afternoon, council discussed a real estate certificate auction planned for today, debating whether to bid on the building and, if so, how much they were willing to pay to acquire the structure.
Bellmont High School will present Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer-prize winning play “Our Town” during performances Saturday and Sunday.
“Our Town” is the story of George and Emily and takes place in a sleepy little town which epitomizes America and the American dream. The play is a drama that “shows us not to take people we care about or our time together for granted,” said play organizers.
MONROE— Adams Central's Lady Jets softball team brought home another victory with a 15-0 bombing of the Southern Wells Raiders Thursday night at home.
The Lady Jets pulled out three runs in the first inning to get the ball rolling, then issued four more in the second to take a 7-0 lead. A big fourth inning produced the final eight runs of the game and the contest ended in just five innings due to the mercy rule.
The United Way of Adams County recognized area residents and businesses who have made notable contributions to the organization over the past year during a luncheon held at the Monroe United Brethren Church Wednesday.
UW co-campaign chairs Jessica Thieme and Natasha Nevil addressed the crowd, thanking board members and agencies throughout the county for their tireless efforts in supporting the various committees and fund drives formed by the UW each year.
Sweeping changes affecting Medicaid eligibility requirements for Indiana residents will take affect June 1, it was learned Wednesday night at the monthly meeting of the Adams Health Network’s board of trustees.
And there is an even more pressing deadline looming. For some individuals to remain on the Medicaid state roster, paperwork will need to be filed with the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration in Indianapolis by May 1.
Honor Flight Northeast Indiana will make its 12th flight to Washington D.C. Wednesday. New this year is the opportunity for the public to proudly welcome home veterans at the Fort Wayne International Airport that evening.
The Patriots of Heritage will be welcomed in tonight by the Bellmont Squaws on the softball diamond around 5:15 p.m. To view the contest, click on the link below. Once on the game site, log in with a username and password to enjoy the service for free. The DDD broadcast will begin approximately at 5 p.m.
Denton E. Bemus, 76, Decatur, died Monday, April 21, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital. He was a former resident of Sydney, Ohio and Louisville, Ky.
Denton was born Dec. 7, 1937, in Sidney to the late Herman H. and Margaret F. (Huccker) Bemus.
He married Amy L. Holly June 9, 1956; she preceded him in death Oct. 15, 2011.