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June 5th, 2012

Mary Ann C. Miller

June 5, 2012

    Mary Ann C. Miller, 73, of rural Decatur, died on Sunday, June 3, 2012, at her residence.
    She was born on February 8, 1939, in St. Henry, Ohio, to the late Henry and Leona (Kunkler) Guggenbiller.
    On November 12, 1960, she married Gerald R. Miller.
    Mary Ann was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, the Rosary Society and St. Vincent DePaul Society. She was also a homemaker.

Alma S. Jones

June 5, 2012

    Alma S. Jones, 89, of West Winfield, New York, passed away May 26, 2012.
    She was born March 1, 1923, in Preble, the daughter of Henry and Sene (Thieme) Selking.
    Alma was the wife of Harold T. Jones; he died December 13, 2006.

Doris Rauner

June 5, 2012

    Doris Rauner, 91, of Lima, Ohio, formerly of Adams County, died May 17.
    Among survivors are a son, Michael (Lila) Rauner of Magley; Kathy (Tom ) Martin of Lima; and Thomas Rauner of Lovelady, Texas.
    The body was cremated. There was no service.

Larry D. Urick

June 5, 2012

    Larry D. Urick Jr., 47, of Decatur, died at his residence on Monday.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
 

Braves move on to golf regionals

June 5, 2012

    For the first time since 1976, the Bellmont Braves' golf team will be playing in the regional finals thanks to a second place finish at Timberidge, Norwell's course, on Friday night.
    The qualifying is Bellmont's third regional berth in school history with the only others being in '72 and '76.

June 4th

Dorothy Bixler

June 4, 2012

    Dorothy Bixler, 96, of Decatur, passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2012, at her residence.
    She was born on Tuesday, April 4, 1916, in Adams County, the daughter of the late Lawrence J. and Anna (Bultemeier) Heckman.
    She married Roy Bixler on October 18, 1947, in Adams County; he passed away on June 5, 2010.
    Dorothy was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Bingen, where she was active in the Ladies Guild. She was also a past president of General Electric's Elex Club.

Mary Ann Miller

June 4, 2012

    Mary Ann Miller, 73, rural Decatur, died Sunday at her residence.    
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

Walter E.L. Schwartz

June 4, 2012

    Walter E.L. Schwartz, 16, Monroe, died on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, due to a construction accident.
    He was born to Walter L. and the late Elma Schwartz on April 7, 1996, in Adams County.
    He is survived by his father, Walter L. Schwartz; three sisters, Arlene E.L.; Lorene E.L.; and Darlene E.L. Schwartz, all of Monroe; and a brother, Roman E.L. Schwartz, Monroe.
    Visitation is from 3-8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. on Saturday at the Ben V. Schwartz residence, 50 S 502 W, Monroe.

Local schools hold graduation ceremonies

June 4, 2012

    It was a picture perfect day, with lots of sunshine and pleasant temperatures, as Adams County's three high schools passed out diplomas to around 350 students on Sunday — Graduation Day!
    Smiles were everywhere and the cheers and whistles were plentiful, too, as three gymnasiums held spectators wishing to offer congratulations to their favorite students.
    All three held ceremonies beginning at 2 p.m.

Farmers Market reopens here on Thursday

June 4, 2012

    The Decatur Farmers Market will begin its fourth season next Thursday and for the second year in a row will be located at Riverside Center, where ample parking is available for vendors, Chamber of Commerce officials have announced. 
    The hours will remain the same as last year, with the market opening at 3:30 p.m. and continuing until 6:30.
    Participants provide their own tables and covering, if desired, and there is no fee for vendors.

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