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July 29th, 2013

Roy D. Stucky

July 29, 2013

    Roy D. Stucky, 88 of Bronson, Mich., formerly of Monroe, died Thursday, July 25, 2013, at the Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis.
    Roy was born March 7, 1925, in Berne to the late Florenz and Metta (Nussbaum) Stucky.
    On March 25, 1945, he married Mary Louise Trump; she preceded him in death on September 14, 2012.

July 26th

Adams County gears up for 2013 campaign with media day

July 26, 2013

    FORT WAYNE—There were over 35 schools present at the sixth annual Northeast Indiana Football Media Day held at North Side High School on Friday afternoon including all three Adams County representatives.
    Gathered in the school's cafeteria along side media members of the region, each team was assigned a table. Bellmont's representation was so large that the Carroll Chargers were forced to grab a few straggling chairs from another table to make room.

Gladys Barkley

July 26, 2013

    Gladys Barkley, 106, of Convoy, Ohio, passed away at 7 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at Vancrest of Convoy.
    Gladys was born September 29, 1906, in Tully Township, Van Wert County, Ohio, to the late Gilbert F. and Rosa Etta (Feasby) Fensler. She was one of eight children.
    She married Floyd H. Barkley on May 31, 1928; he preceded her in death on July 4, 1990.

Roy D. Stucky

July 26, 2013

    Roy D. Stucky, 88, of Bronson, Mich., formerly of Monroe, died Thursday.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

Taylors at Swiss Days opening

July 26, 2013

    Stephanie and Tim Taylor, parents of the late Spc. Nick Taylor who was killed almost exactly a year ago in Afghanistan, were on hand for opening ceremonies of this year's Swiss Days festival.
    The Taylor family, who will will serve as grand marshalls of Saturday night's festival parade, accepted donations from the Swiss Days committee in Nick's memory for the Adams County Community Foundation's Nick Taylor Scholarship Fund, the First Missionary Church New Coats project, and the Care Packages for Soldiers fund.

Stratton-Porter birthday event being planned

July 26, 2013

    Limberlost State Historic Site, in collaboration with The Friends of the Limberlost, will celebrate the life and legacy of author, naturalist, photographer and movie producer Gene Stratton-Porter at a special 150th birthday celebration to be held from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, August 2, at the historic site in Geneva.
    The affair is dubbed Geneva’s Geneva. Guests are welcome to dress in time period clothing, the announcement said.

Berne boosts stipend for aging council

July 26, 2013

    Rising fuel costs and federal cutbacks are making it increasingly difficult for Sharon Tester to keep Adams County's senior transportation program afloat.
    Because of those financial hardships, Tester, director of the Adams County Council on Aging, made a request to Berne City Council on Monday evening for a slight increase in the city's annual contribution to support of the agency's program that assists senior citizens and disabled individuals throughout the county.

July 25th

Nell J. Huffman

July 25, 2013

    Nell J. Huffman, 85, of Geneva, died Tuesday at IU Health-Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie.
    Among survivors are her husband, Richard L. Huffman of Geneva; daughter, Patricia (Bill) Cowan of Portland; son, Brian L. (Tina) Huffman of Bluffton.
    Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Saturday at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in West Lawn Cemetery in Geneva.

John P. Zehr

July 25, 2013

    John P. Zehr, 85, of Berne, died Tuesday at Swiss Village.
    Among survivors are two daughters, Carol (Dan) Rupp of Fort Wayne and Jan (Dean) Meyers of Muncie.
    Visitation will be from 1-3 p.m. Friday in the front vestibule of First Missionary Church. A graveside service will follow at MRE Cemetery Chapel.
    Arrangements are by Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.

Swiss Days opening as fair is closing

July 25, 2013

    As one festival winds down another one opens up in Adams County.
    The final event of the Adams County 4-H fair, the livestock auction, is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. today at the fairgrounds in Monroe, then two hours later and just a few miles south, opening ceremonies will be held to kick off this year's edition of Swiss Days.

    Tonight's final Northeast Hoosier Conference baseball game will go a long...
    FORT WAYNE— The Braves used a big homerun late in the game from Brett...
    MONROE— South Adams baseball came out on the right end of the conference...

 

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