September 2nd, 2014
Howard D. “Howdy” Nussbaum, 86, Monroe, passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Swiss Village in Berne.
He was born in Adams County March 24, 1928, to the late Edwin and Ora (Baumgartner) Nussbaum. On Jan. 10, 1953, Howdy married Eloise L. (Smith) Nussbaum. The couple enjoyed 61 years of marriage; she survives.
Ferdinand Selking, 83, Decatur, passed away at 3:40 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
Ferd was born in Adams County Tuesday, May 5, 1931, to the late Henry and Sene (Thieme) Selking. He married Carol Kurtz Aug. 31, 1958, in St. John Lutheran Church, Lake Township, in Allen County.
Ferd was a lifelong farmer and was employed for 24 years at Navistar in Fort Wayne. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church-Preble.
Thomas Dean Titus, 76, Decatur, passed away at 8:40 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at Adams Woodcrest.
Tom was born in Decatur Thursday, Sept. 16, 1937, the son of the late Thomas Wesley and Margaret Rose (Thomas) Titus. He married Hazel Roberts on June 6, 1959; she passed away Nov. 29, 1965. He married Mary (Woebbeking) Titus Aug. 9, 1969, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne; she survives.
Pouring concrete is not a one-man job, as shown by this shot of the Building Trades class operated by Adams Central during the recent creation of the foundation in Berne for the next Habitat for Humanity dwelling in Adams County. Berne Ready Mix provided the concrete.
Bellmont High School will host an informational meeting for parents of all seniors and any students taking dual credits at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Erekson Memorial Theater.
A press release from Bellmont High School Guidance Secretary/Registrar Kellie Smith indicates topics to be discussed include the college application process, the SAT and ACT tests; financial aid and scholarships, AP and Dual Credit classes, and learning management communication system My Big Campus.
SELMA— The Lady Jets volleyball improved to a stellar 6-1 on the season after dominating the Wapahani Invitational Tournament on Saturday defeating Shenandoah, Wapahani, and Homestead.
In best of three set matches, the Lady Jets swept Shenandoah in the opener 25-17, 25-18, while also sweeping the host school, Wapahani, 25-21, 25-22 in an exciting match. In the final match of the day, Central ousted 4A juggernaut Homestead in three sets 25-21, 9-25, 18-16 shrugging off a bad second set to pull off the victory.
Tonight the Adams Central Jets host Eastside at the Landing Strip in Monroe. The game starts at 7 p.m. with the DDD pre-game show beginning at approximately 6:45 p.m. To view the contest, click the link below. Once on the game site, log in with a username or password. Connecting with Facebook will also work.
Monetary figures discussed at Wednesday night’s meeting of the Adams Health Network board of trustees continued to be positive with the hospital showing a surplus of $76,268 in June.
The River Greenway Trail offers walkers a chance to get up-close and personal with nature, like this fawn who was spotted lunching just off the path Wednesday afternoon.