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March 29th, 2012

Hi-Way Hatchery aids egg donation

March 29, 2012

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Some Indiana farmers have made a big donation to Fort Wayne’s Food Bank.
    WANE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/Hpp8nO) Midwest Poultry Services and Berne Hi-Way Hatchery donated more than 140,000 eggs to the agency on Wednesday.

Hospital drops controversial billing method

March 29, 2012

    A method of billing at the Adams Memorial Hospital for non-Medicare patients will be changed after hospital officials received a legal opinion from Indianapolis telling them it would be legal to do so.
    Last year, the hospital began charging Medicare and non-Medicare patients who sought care from the offices of Dr. David Coats, Dr. Crystal Jencks, and Dr. Jessamine Hippensteel two separate fees, one of which was for professional services, and the second for a facility charge.

Gas prices at record high here

March 29, 2012

    Gasoline prices reached what is believed to be an all-time high in Decatur on Wednesday, when prices jumped some 30 cents a gallon to $4.15 and $4.16.
    Similar prices were seen in Fort Wayne.    
    Meanwhile, most experts expect higher prices as we move toward the peak summer driving season.    
    Prices rose to a nationwide average of $3.90 per gallon on Monday, having gone up 17 cents so far this month.

Glen E. Dubach

March 29, 2012

    Glen E. Dubach, 89, Berne, died Wednesday at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, Berne.

Patricia A. Hain

March 29, 2012

    Patricia A. Hain, 88, of Decatur, passed away on March 28, 2012, at Swiss Village Retirement Center.
    She was born on November 8, 1923, in Decatur, to the late Fred and Esther (Sheets) McConnell.
    She married Simeon J. Hain on July 29, 1945.
    Patricia was a lifetime resident of Decatur and worked as a homemaker and the operating manager for the family business. She was a member of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church and was also the past president of Tri Kappa Sorority.

Helen Neuenschwander

March 29, 2012

    Helen Neuenschwander, 84, of Berne, died Wednesday at Parkview Hospital.
    Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home in Berne.

March 28th

Routine Berne purchase gets a little tricky

March 28, 2012

    What was intended to be the routine purchase of a new vehicle for the city police department is proving slightly more problematic than anticipated for Berne City Council.

City job openings announced

March 28, 2012

    The City of Decatur is accepting applications for three openings.

Decker home; lost both legs saving kids

March 28, 2012

    SELLERSBURG, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana woman who lost parts of both legs while protecting her two children from a tornado is home.
    Stephanie Decker of Henryville was released from a southern Indiana rehabilitation hospital on Monday.
    The 36-year-old woman tells The Courier-Journal said she was excited to go home and not remain stuck in a bed.

Stewart W. McMillen, Jr

March 28, 2012

      Stewart W. McMillen, Jr, 76, of Kerrville, Texas, passed away at his residence Saturday, March 24, 2012.  
    He was born in Fort Wayne in 1935, the son of the late Stewart and Elizabeth McMillen.
    He graduated from Culver Military Academy and attended Purdue University. He was in the Air Force as an Aviation Cadet. He drove race cars for 12 years and had a cattle ranch in Wyoming. He retired from Emergency Management and moved to Kerrville in 1990.

 

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