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June 24th

Jack Andrews

June 24, 2014

    Jack Andrews, 88, rural Decatur, died Sunday, June 22, 2014, at his residence.
    He was born Aug. 8, 1925, in Adams County, to the late Harrison and Hattie Mae (Hoffman) Andrews.
    On Sept. 23, 1950, he married Patricia A. Myers; she preceded him in death June 5, 2006.
    Jack was a member of St. Luke Church. He was a farmer and bus driver for Adams Central Schools. He was a lifetime member of Moose Lodge 1311 and a member of the Indiana Bus Driver Association.

Dahlia C. Wilferling

June 24, 2014

    Dahlia C. Wilferling, 88, Decatur, passed away at 7:50 p.m. Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Adams Woodcrest Nursing Center, where she had resided since April 2013.
    She was born Wednesday, Nov. 18, 1925, in Chicago, the daughter of the late Paul and Francis (Bork) Sonntag. She married the late Carl H. Wilferling Nov. 19, 1949, in Chicago; he passed away June 1972.
    Dahlia was a homemaker.

Commish okay CC staff restructuring

June 24, 2014

    If at first you don’t succeed...
    Just as he did last week, Adams County Community Corrections Executive Director Ian Gilbert appeared before the Adams County Commissioners Monday to again ask their permission to restructure his staff in the wake of the resignation of Field Officer Kevin McIntosh. This time, however, his request was unanimously approved.

Financing for Berne sewer project is approved

June 24, 2014

    After a nearly two-week dance with state environmental officials, during which time the state twice changed its advisory opinion surrounding financing for a Berne waste water treatment plant upgrade, city officials on Monday approved an ordinance authorizing the issuance of $7.9 million in sewage works improvement bonds.

Relay for Life nears

June 24, 2014

     The annual Adams County Relay for Life, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, will be held Saturday and Sunday at Adams Central School. The event kicks off at noon Saturday and concludes Sunday morning. A complete schedule of events will appear later this week in the Democrat.

 

June 23rd

Jack Andrews

June 23, 2014

    Jack Andrews, 88, rural Decatur, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Haggard, Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.

Naomi I. Moore

June 23, 2014

    Naomi Irene Moore, 71, Decatur, passed away at 8:20 a.m. Saturday, June 21, 2014, at her residence.
    She was born Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1942, in Van Wert, Ohio, the daughter of the late Sherman and Ethel (Dunifon) Wallace. She married Rex M. Moore Aug. 29, 1964; he survives.
    Naomi was a member of Common Ground Church of the Nazarene.

Storm soaks Decatur

June 23, 2014

    The city of Decatur received 1.33 inches of rain in the span of about half an hour after a pop-up thunderstorm sat — and sat — over the city late Sunday afternoon.
    Sunday’s forecast called for a slight chance of rain, however the downpour that ensued during the isolated storm was probably not what most residents were expecting. Several city and county roadways were flooded, causing havoc for those driving through the city.

Golden Meadows auction draws a crowd

June 23, 2014

     Auctioneer Harry Miller plies his trade during the 20th annual Golden Meadows Home auction to benefit the Special Needs Resident Fund held Saturday. Each year area businesses and residents donate items to be auctioned off as part of the home’s fundraiser. Auction totals will be available later this week.
 

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