February 5th, 2014
Eric D. Orr, of Berne, has filed his declaration of candidacy seeking re-election as the Republican nominee for the District 3 seat on Adams County Council.
Orr has served on the council since November, 2008, when Matt Lehman left the council to serve in the Indiana Legislature.
Hubert A. Lengerich, 90, Decatur, died at his residence Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.
He was born in Adams County, Feb. 4, 1923, to the late Leo H. and Mary (Heimann) Lengerich.
Hubert was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, the Holy Name Society and the Knights of Columbus 864. He retired in 1988 from Arnold Lumber Co. after 20 years of service.
Hubert is survived by a brother, Leonard (Leona) Lengerich of Decatur; and several nieces and nephews.
Four persons are in custody this morning at the Adams County Law Enforcement Center after having been charged for being involved in an armed robbery Saturday night in Berne around 10 p.m.
The Berne Police Department reported the robbery took place at the Johnson’s Junction convenience store in the 700 north block of U.S. 27 in Berne. Berne authorities reported that two men entered the store brandishing a firearm and demanded money. Store personnel handed over an undisclosed amount of money and no injuries were reported.
What began as a controversial ordinance for some business owners and councilors in Berne is one step closer to being a “recommendation” following an open work session held Monday evening by Berne City Council.
The owner of a Decatur tanning salon has had her fill of government interference, and is not pleased that Indiana lawmakers are sticking their noses even further into her business.
A bill that would ban young people from using beds at tanning salons passed 30-17 last month in the state Senate and was sent to the House of Representatives for further discussion.
Health concerns are driving the legislation, according to media reports.
PARKWAY, OH— The varsity Jets basketball team ventured to the Buckeye State Monday night earning a 46-38 non-conference victory over the Parkway Eagles in a game made up from earlier in December.
The Jets jumped out early on the Eagles leading 16-5 after one quarter, then extended the halftime lead slightly holding a 27-14 advantage heading into the break. After the third it was 39-24 with Central in the driver's seat but a 14-7 fourth quarter favored Parkway closing the deficit under double digits.
Doris J. Egly, 95, Decatur, passed away Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at her residence.
She was born Oct. 21, 1918, in Adams County, to the late James H. and Ethel (Wolfe) Andrews. She married Robert E. Egly Feb. 24, 1940; after 62 years together, he passed away Sept. 9, 2002.
Doris was a member of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church and was a lifelong homemaker.
Hubert A. Lengerich, 90, Decatur, died Sunday.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
Brice Leon Minger, 66, Berne, fought a short, but courageous battle with brain cancer and was escorted peacefully into the presence of the Lord, while surrounded by family at Swiss Village Jan. 31, 2014.
He was born April 25, 1947, in Adams County, to the late Loris and Edith (Sprunger) Minger. He married his best friend, Judith “Judy” Minger Aug. 24, 1969.
As we’ve all heard by now, that pesky Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow Sunday morning, predicting six more weeks of winter. Mother Nature, never one to disappoint, is setting up for yet another round or two of winter mayhem for the Adams County area.
On the heels of a system that dumped 7 inches of fresh snow on the area Saturday evening, the National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning in effect from Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday afternoon.
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