Parking was the main area of discussion at Monday morning’s work session of the Adams County Commissioners, specifically as it pertains to a proposed new superior court in Decatur.
Richard D. Girardot, 90, Monroeville, died Sunday. Arrangements pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Carl “Lee” Hoopingarner, 81, Decatur, died today. Arrangements pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Richard Sanford, 47, Decatur, died Sunday. Arrangements pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Debra A. (Baker) Carpenter, 60, Decatur, passed away Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at her residence.
She was born in Decatur Oct. 19, 1954, to the late Arthur J. and Agnes E. (Street) Baker. On Sept. 21, 2002, she married Jack L. Carpenter; he died Sept. 11, 2005.
She was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church. She previously had worked at Fleetwood.
Robert J. “Boober” Meyer, 79, Decatur, passed away Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
He was born in Decatur March 29, 1935, to the late Leonard and Margaret (Lichtle) Meyer. On May 18, 1963, he married his wife of 51 years, Marilyn S. Murphy; she survives.
He was an excellent husband, father and caregiver.
Charles E. Hamrick, 89, Decatur, passed away at 8:35 a.m. Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at Adams Woodcrest.
He was born in Adams County Monday, Jan. 26, 1925, to the late Samuel L. and Nora (Frank) Hamrick. He married Ethel M. Hamrick Sept. 1, 1952; she preceded him in death May 26, 2012.
The holiday favorite “The Nutcracker” was presented by the Toledo Ballet to a capacity crowd at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Van Wert Saturday night.
Items were auctioned off at a fast and furious pace Saturday morning at the Monroe Volunteer Fire Department during the annual auction to benefit the fire department and the Adams County Sheriff’s Reserves. Items for the auction were donated by area merchants and businesses.
Adams County Sheriff Shane Rekeweg, left, accepts a $200 donation to the Sheriffâ€™s Canine Unit and a $200 donation for Saturday sheriffâ€™s reserves auction from Adam Eguia, representing Limberlost Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6236. The post also donated $200 to the Cops for Kids Fund. Accepting that donation was Fraternal Order of Police President Kevin Gerber.