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July 10th

Ebony A. Fawcett

July 10, 2014

    Ebony Ann Fawcett, 9, Decatur, passed away into Jesus’ loving arms, surrounded by her family, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at her residence.
    She was born May 25, 2005, in Fort Wayne.
    Ebony is survived by her mother, Beth Ann Fawcett; grandparents, Donnie and Linda Fawcett; an uncle, Michael (Stephanie) Fawcett; and cousins Jared (fiancee Steph Meyer) Fawcett and Britny Fawcett.
  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Bridge Community Church, with Jon Leyse and Mo Hodge officiating.

Leah D. Dalton

July 10, 2014

    Leah D. Dalton, 91, Bluffton, passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Bluffton Regional Medical Center.
    She was a resident of Bluffton since October of 2010. Leah was born March 30, 1923 in Springfield, Mass., to Kenneth and Marion (Reed) Chapman. She lived most of her life in the Boston area. She worked for many years in the Wellesley (Mass.) School District and previously was a switch board operator at New England Telephone Company.
  She obtained her life saving badge and loved the beach and spending time on Cape Cod.

Paul Zurcher is Sagamore of the Wabash recipient

July 10, 2014

    Paul Zurcher’s quiet lunch was rudely interrupted Wednesday.
    Well, maybe not so rudely.
    The longtime Monroe businessman and philanthropist thought he was going to lunch with a longtime friend. What he didn’t know was that, awaiting his arrival in a side room at the Back 40 Restaurant, was a host of family and friends — all of whom had gathered to help Zurcher celebrate his 90th birthday.
    And a special guest, bearing a special gift, was also in their midst.

Mayor pleased with Stellar visit

July 10, 2014

    The city of Decatur took another step in its bid to obtain a multimillion dollar Stellar Communities Grant as the city played host to a group of Stellar representatives Tuesday.
    “I really think that our presentation yesterday (Tuesday) went very well,” said Decatur Mayor John Schultz. “After the presentation was over, I looked back at what we should have done differently or what we should have included or excluded and honestly, I don’t think I would have changed a thing.”

‘Dinner on the Bridge’ event is Saturday

July 10, 2014

     There are still reservations available for Saturday’s “Dinner on the Bridge” event at the covered bridge near Ceylon, Geneva Proud and Geneva Chamber of Commerce Director Pam Krause announced during Tuesday’s monthly Geneva Town Council meeting.

July 9th

Richard P. Davis

July 9, 2014

    Richard P. Davis, 76, Bryant, died at 11:50 a.m. Monday, July 7, 2014.
    He is survived by his wife, Margaret (Maggie) Davis of Bryant; three sons, Clint (Connie) Davis of Portland, Dave (Rinada) Davis and Mark (Tammy)  Davis, both of Pennville; and two sisters, Pam Warner of Pennville and Joann Mitton of Bloomington.

Ebony A. Fawcett

July 9, 2014

    Ebony Ann Fawcett, 9, Decatur, died at her residence Tuesday.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.

Larry Hamilton

July 9, 2014

    Larry Le Roy Hamilton, 70, Houghton Lake Heights, passed away Sunday, July 6, 2014, at home with his loving family by his side.
    He was born Feb. 23, 1944, in Bluffton, to Donna (Bell) Hamilton and the late Cletus Hamilton.
    Larry married his wife of 47 years, Patricia Ann Schurr, March 11, 1967, in Bluffton; she survives.

Starla Werst

July 9, 2014

    Starla Werst, 41, Decatur, died Sunday, July 6, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital.
    Starla was born Sept. 26, 1972, in Glenmore, Ohio to the late James T. Werst and Ruth (Roop) Werst.

Veteran Geneva clerk to resign at year’s end

July 9, 2014

    At the end of a lengthy and involved monthly meeting of the Geneva Town Council Tuesday night, the biggest news of the evening came when a matter not on the agenda was broached by Clerk/Treasurer Bill Warren.
    Without fanfare, Warren announced to the public he has submitted his letter of resignation to councilors, which will become effective Jan. 1, 2015. Since there are two more years remaining on his unexpired term, Warren indicated the Republican Caucus will have the opportunity to name his successor.

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