September 8th, 2014
MONROE—The 4A #6 Carroll Chargers came into the Hangar on Monday night looking to escape with a victory against a scrappy, upset-minded Adams Central team ranked fifth in 2A in the latest coaches' poll.
After dropping a nail-biter in the first set, the Chargers regrouped and left one of the toughest gyms in the region to play in, with a win, 25-20, 20-25, 17-25, 18-25.
Berneice A. Mailloux, 80, Monroe, passed away Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at her residence. She was born in Elliot, N.D., May 13, 1934, to the late Melvin and Noma (Imboden) Strahm. On Oct. 20, 1953, she married her husband of 60 years, Neil Mailloux; he survives.
She was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and its Rosary Society. She was a homemaker and worked at C.T.S. for 17 years.
Susan Emma (Young) Miller, 67, Decatur and formerly of Huntington and Fort Wayne, passed away Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at Adams Woodcrest Retirement Community.
She was born in Huntington Friday, Aug. 15, 1947, to the late Harry Frederick and Lorene May (Williams) Young.
Noel Thomas Miller Jr., our dearly loved son, father, grandfather, brother and friend, passed away into the arms of Jesus his Savior after a valiant battle with cancer. He was 58 years young.
He was born in Van Wert Aug. 3, 1956, to Nancy Jane (Carson) Miller of Van Wert and the late Dr. Noel Thomas Miller.
Gloria M. Werling, 89, New Haven, died Sept. 6, 2014, at Visiting Nurse Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
The New Haven native was a loving farm wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother whose lifelong mission was to serve her family. She was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in New Haven.
Among survivors are her son, Bill (Sandra) Werling; three grandsons, Jonathon (Traci), Joseph (Heidi) and Jason; five great-grandchildren, Madelyn, Morgun, Abby, Taylor and Christian of Decatur and Hoagland.
Mary J. West, 86, Berne, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & HIrschy Funeral Home
COLUMBIA CITY— With more than half of the state's Friday night grid battles postponed to Saturday, the Bellmont Braves traveled back up to Columbia City Saturday afternoon down 15-8 in the middle of the third quarter but BHS scored 18 straight unanswered points to upend the Eagles 25-15 in the game's finish.
Decatur resident Mabel Johnson had her head shaved in the fight against childhood cancer Saturday morning at Rejuvenation Spa and Salon. Money raised during the day was for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. Taking the first swipe of Johnson’s hair was Ally Bea Roessner, 4, of Fort Recovery, Ohio, who is engaged in her own fight against cancer. Holding Ally was her father, Mark.
The National Honor Society at Bellmont High School, led by seniors Ashley Sheets and Amanda Everett, will host the fourth annual Coats Because We Care event during the Braves’ home football game Friday night.
Community members are asked to pull through the drive at the football stadium and hang their gently-used, clean coats or new coats on the fence. The coats will be donated to local charities. Monetary donations will also be accepted at the gate and during half time.
The annual Swiss Heritage Festival was held Saturday in Berne despite severe weather that moved through the area Friday evening. At left, volunteers demonstrate the art of quilting for visitors in one of the grounds’ barns.