February 25th, 2014
Robert J. Solik, 81, of Decatur, passed away on Feb. 22, 2014, at his residence. He was born March 16, 1932, in Chicago to the late Joseph F. and Mary (Kostalansky) Solik. On May 29, 1954, he married Shirley M. Mulryan; she passed away on Jan. 28, 2007.
Robert was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and its Holy Name Society. He worked for Central Soya and served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard.
R. Timothy “Tim” Krueckeberg, 66, of Decatur, Indiana, passed away at 6:44 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at his residence following an apparent cardiac event.
Tim was born on Thursday, May 15, 1947, in Fort Wayne, the son of the late Edgar Krueckeberg and the late Leonora (Bruick) Krueckeberg. Tim was united in marriage to Norma Kraner on Nov. 20, 1970, in Van Wert, Ohio and she survives.
Berne business is about to get a booster shot in the way of a planned expansion of Mid-America Foundation Co., doing business as Poseidon Barge, which will bring approximately 42 new skilled jobs to its new Berne location.
MAFC, which manufactures barges and is headquartered in Fort Wayne, plans to expand its business base in Berne with the purchase of a part of the former Ficosa Complex, located at 725 Parr Road.
Adams County Data Processing Director Landon Patterson found the Adams County Commissioners a more receptive audience for the upgrading of the county’s integrated technology system than he had at recent county council meetings. The commissions approved the purchase of software to expand the capabilities of the county’s geographic information system, used by both the county treasurer and the county building/planning and zoning commission.
The Adams County Crimestoppers took on staffers from K-105 radio in a fundraising game Monday night at Bellmont High School. All money raised during the benefit game will go to the CrimeStopper’s Tipster Fund. Among the participants were CrimeStoppers President Sarah Ellenberger, shown above bringing the ball up the court,
The drawing for the 104th annual IHSAA boys basketball state tournament was held on Sunday featuring all three Adams County schools learning their post-season fate.
The Bellmont Braves (5-13) will travel to the Norwell-hosted 3A sectional #23, while South Adams and Adams Central are on a collision course for the Stardome in Berne for class 2A's sectional #36.
Robert J. Solik, 81, of Decatur, died Saturday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
Sherry Winget, 29, of Decatur, died Saturday at 5:58 a.m. at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home.
A Ball State University film crew has selected Bellmont Middle School as the site of at least one segment of their independent film “The Blue,” and approximately two dozen BMS students will be used as extras in the project.
A four-man team representing the film crew visited BMS earlier this month, prompted by Ball State student and Bellmont High School graduate Andrew Bultemeier.
The third annual Adams County CrimeStoppers fundraiser basketball game will be held at 7 p.m. today at Bellmont High School.
The CrimeStoppers will take the court against the K-105 Hoopsters.
Admission is $4 per adult, $2 per student, with children under five admitted free. Concessions will be served and the Razz M Jazz dance studio will provide the halftime entertainment. A gift basket will also be raffled off during the game.