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April 19th, 2012

Enos M. Schwartz

April 19, 2012

    Enos M. Schwartz, 3, of rural Decatur, died Tuesday.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.

April 18th

Sports schedule: 4/19-4/26

April 18, 2012

2012 SPRING SPORTS
APRIL
    19: ADAMS CENTRAL-Softball vs. Southern Wells, 5 p.m., Tennis vs. Churubusco, 5 p.m., Baseball vs. Southern Wells, 5 p.m.; BELLMONT-Tennis vs. South Adams, 5 p.m.; SOUTH ADAMS-Golf vs. Woodlan, 4:30 p.m., Tennis at Bellmont, 5 p.m., Softball at Bluffton, 5 p.m., Baseball at Bluffton, 5 p.m.
    20: BELLMONT-Track at Heritage Relays (boys), 5 p.m.;

Squaws come from behind on Pats, 6-5

April 18, 2012

    The Bellmont Squaws won their contest against the Lady Patriots of Heritage the hard way on Wednesday night scoring five of their six runs in the bottom of the sixth to shock the visiting crowd, 6-5, at the Teepee.
    Heritage led most of the way and were up 4-1 when they got an insurance run in the top of the sixth with the bases loaded and only one out. Coach Rick Burkhalter came out to have a chat with his junior Hailee Hormann.

Crash claims two children

April 18, 2012

    Two children were killed and four people were seriously injured in a vehicle-buggy crash Tuesday just before 8 a.m.
    The Adams County Sheriff's Department reported that Chandler M. Gerber, 21, of Bluffton, was traveling east on U.S. 124 near 400 E when he struck an Amish buggy driven by Mary M. Schwartz, 44, of Decatur.

NA board vote a 2-2 deadlock

April 18, 2012

    The process to select a North Adams Board of Education member essentially is starting all over again after Decatur City Council on Tuesday deadlocked over its appointment, the final one the city will make before the board becomes one that is elected.
    Ben Faurote, who currently holds the seat in question, and newcomer Stacey Bussel received two votes apiece last night and there was no tie-breaker since Councilman Bill Crone was vacationing and not at the meeting.

Harley L. Bergman

April 18, 2012

    Harley L. “Pete” Bergman, 77, Decatur, passed away at his residence on Monday, April 16, 2012.
    Harley was born in Jay County on January 21, 1935, to the late Oren and Minnie (Huey) Bergman.
    On January 21, 1964, he married Roberta G. Manning. She preceded him in death on November 2, 2007.
    Harley worked in construction for 37 years for Habegger Construction as a skilled mason.

Norma Jean C. Byerley

April 18, 2012

    Norma Jean C. Byerley, 78, of Yoder, passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2012, at Ossian Health Care. 
    She was born on April 3, 1934, in Ossian to the late Emil and Margaret (Hinck) Springer. 
    She was a lifelong homemaker, and was a member at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Thiele Road. She enjoyed spending time with, and caring for, her family. 

Josephine M. Christner

April 18, 2012

    Josephine M. Christner, 92, of rural Geneva, died Monday in her home.
    She was born to the late Jacob F. and Margarette (Schwartz) Schwartz.
     Among survivors are sons Samuel J. (Emma) Christner of Monroe; Jacob J. (Mary) Christner of Berne; Levi J. (Martha) Christner of Geneva; Margaret (Tobe) Wickey of Geneva; Lizzie (Martin) Schwartz of Geneva; Fannie (Menno N.) Schwartz of Monroe; and Rebecca (Jacob L.) Wickey of Decatur; 76 grandchildren and 253 great-grandchildren.

Skillman praises ‘grand vision’ shown by Berne

April 18, 2012

    Indiana Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman met with local Berne officials to tour the Munsterberg Clock Tower on Tuesday.
    Skillman, who visited Berne in 2005 to discuss the city's plans for the tower, stated that she was very impressed with the new tower and the ambition with which the city approached the project.

Wanda J. Eyanson

April 18, 2012

    Wanda J. Eyanson, 86, of Decatur, died at 1:55 a.m., today in Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.

    The three county golf teams met up at Cross Creek on Wednesday night playing...
    Tonight the Squaws host non-conference foes Northrop at the Teepee starting...
    WATERLOO— Bellmont suffered a tight defeat against NHC foe DeKalb...

 

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