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March 4th

Dems retain Engle

March 4, 2013

    Adams County Democrats reorganized on Saturday, with all sitting officers re-elected.
    Handed new four-year terms were party chairwoman Barb Engle, vice chairman Mike Snyder, treasurer Judy Affolder and secretary Glenda Inniger.
    Engle is a former member of Decatur City Council and previously served as a member of the Indiana General Assembly. Snyder is a union leader at Bunge Corp. and was a candidate last year for a seat in the Indiana House of Representatives.

 

Whitacre dies at 74

March 4, 2013

    Funeral services are pending at Haggard & Sefton Funeral Home for Frank Whitacre, longtime Decatur City Council representative who died Sunday morning.
    Whitacre, 74, had been active in numerous civic causes as well as St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church.

March 1st

White’s appeal denied by court

March 1, 2013

    An appeal by Tyler White, found guilty of murdering his wife, the former Amy Meyer of Berne, has been unanimously denied by the Indiana Court of Appeals.
    The former Bluffton man is serving a 70-year sentence in prison after being convicted on October 11, 2011.
    In October of 2009, White shot and killed his estranged, pregnant wife in front of their two-year-old son. He was sentenced to 60 years for murder and 10 years for enhancement, having to due with the victim being pregnant.

Science Central, zoo plan return to Spotlight

March 1, 2013

    Science Central and the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo will return to Spotlight this year, Decatur Chamber of Commerce Director Wes Kuntzman has announced.
    Spotlight will be held at Bellmont Middle School on Saturday, March 9.

Green, EACS secure departure settlement

March 1, 2013

    When Karyle Green steps down as East Allen County Schools (EACS) superintendent today, she will depart with a $200,000 settlement. The agreement was announced on Thursday.
    In a surprise announcement earlier this week, the board said Green was stepping down 18 months ahead of her planned departure, officially ending her tenure today.

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