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August 11th

Dorothy C. Goelz

August 11, 2014

    Dorothy C. Goelz, 86, Hoagland, passed away Aug. 9, 2014, in the Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
    She was born April 21, 1928, in Allen County, the daughter of the late Carl “Charles” Knipstein and the late Anna (Molthan) Knipstein.
    She married Herbert M. Goelz on Nov. 4, 1951, in St. John Lutheran Church-Flatrock.
  Dorothy was a homemaker and a member of St. John Lutheran Church-Flatrock and the Ladies Aid of the church.

John M. Zuber

August 11, 2014

    John M. Zuber, 62, Decatur, passed away Aug. 9, 2014, in Decatur.
    He was born Dec. 29, 1951, in Fort Wayne, the son of the late James Zuber and Florine (Stoeckly) Zuber.  He married Sandy Peveler June 10, 2001, in Brown County.
  John was a member of New Beginnings Family Center in Decatur.
  He was employed for 43 years with American Electric Power as a serviceman.

Dr. H.S. Lee

August 11, 2014

    Dr. Hyung Soo Lee

    Dr. Hyung Soo "Terry" Lee, 74, a surgeon in Decatur for almost 40 years, passed away Aug. 7, 2014, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    He was born July 21, 1940, to the late Chang Ho Lee and Bok Soon (Hong) Lee.
    He was married to Antoinette (Kim) Lee in June 1971 in New York City. The ceremony was presided by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale. She survives in Decatur.

Anna M. Spangler

August 11, 2014

Anna Marie Spangler, 77, rural Decatur, died Thursday Aug. 7, 2014 at her residence.
    Anna was born Aug. 1, 1937 in Adams County to the late Perry A. and Bessie G. (Irwin) Everett.
    She married Paul E. Spangler on Oct. 10, 1953.    
    Anna was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and the Rosary Society.
    She was also a member of the Tiger Lillies Ladies Club, Harley Owner Group, Gold Wing Road Riders Association and a life member of the NRA.

Adams Co. teen jailed for weapons violations

August 11, 2014

      A rural Adams County teenager was arrested Friday after a brief investigation into weapons violations. Zachary T. Fiechter, 18, was jailed on a preliminary felony charge of dangerous control of a firearm, according to the Adams County Sheriff’s Department.

     Police did not elaborate on why the charge was brought against Fiechter or how the investigation started.  

Storybook Sounds

August 11, 2014

      Pat Briede provided the musical entertainment at Storybook Park in Decatur during the regular second- and fourth-Sunday event.

Fifth annual cardboard boat race

August 11, 2014

     Captain Mae Boczynski and First Mate Megan Boczynski powered the aptly-named M&M boat toward the finish line Saturday in the Decatur-Adams County Parks and Rec Department’s fifth annual cardboard boat races.
 

August 8th

Trending video: O-line injuries plague the Colts

August 8, 2014

The panel discuss the injuries on the Colts' offensive line.

August 7th

Big plans for former Decatur rail depot

August 7, 2014

    A former railroad depot owned by the city of Decatur  is getting a major boost of oxygen and may in the not-too-distant future be alive and breathing again, thanks to the energetic efforts of three local women.
    Those ladies are going to need the support of the local community, though, as they seek to bring to life a building believed to be 122 years old; a building the city has preserved and made some crucial repairs to in recent years.

1st woman tabbed to lead Indiana Supreme Court

August 7, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS — Loretta Rush, a longtime juvenile court judge who joined the Indiana Supreme Court in 2012, was unanimously chosen as the state’s first female chief justice Wednesday, setting the stage for what could be a long run at the court’s helm.
    The seven-member Judicial Nominating Commission chose Rush to succeed Justice Brent Dickson as the high court’s leader. Dickson announced in June that he would step down as chief justice but remain an associate justice.

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