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Rites are set for victim of home fire

January 5, 2012

    Funeral services for Dean Ingmire will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home.
    Ingmire, 59, died Tuesday in a fire at his home in Roe Acres, north of Monmouth.    Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. on Friday and one hour prior to services. (See obituary notices.)
    Decatur Police Chief Ken Ketzler said this morning that police officers will be attending the funeral en masse, in uniform. A bagpiper is expected to be involved in the ceremony.

John Crider is named fire chief at Berne

January 5, 2012

    Berne Mayor William McKean has named James Beitler as the city attorney to top a list of appointments announced this week by the incoming mayor.
    Beitler, a longtime attorney in Berne, is a partner with David Baumgartner in the law office of Baumgartner and Beitler. He formerly served as city attorney under the tenure of Mayor Blaine Fulton. He will take over the position from Bob Biberstein, who served for more than six years in the administration of former mayor John Minch.

City plans to drop storm water board

January 5, 2012

    Without a storm water management director since the mid-December resignation of Joan Eichhorn, it now appears Decatur soon will be without its storm water committee, too.
    At its meeting on Tuesday night, city council moved to dissolve the committee and place the storm water department under the direction of the city's board of works and safety.

    Bellmont played its first four games away from home but Thursday night lit up...
    Tonight's make-up contest between the Blackford Bruins and the Bellmont Braves...
     To view tonight's contest between the Squaws and the visiting Crestview...

 

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