January 2nd, 2015
Indiana Michigan Power is mailing letters to about two dozen landowners north of Decatur advising them of plans to build a new power line along Adams County Road 1100 North as part of the Powering Up South project, according to a spokesperson for the utility.
MISHAWAKA — The Penn Kingsmen separated themselves from the Al Smith Wrestling Classic Field Wednesday afternoon, taking four championships and adding a pair of runners-up to pile up 242 points to the 213 of second place Merrillville as Brad Harper's boys racked up a third straight championship and a fourth title in the last five years in one of Indiana's biggest mat tourneys.
December 30th, 2014
John B. Lange, Jr., 82, Huntsville, Ohio, passed away, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at Logan Acres Care Center in Bellefontaine, Ohio.
John was born in Decatur April 3, 1932 to the late John B. “Ben” Lange, Sr. and Anna Mary “Mayme” Braun Lange. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Harold, and two grandsons, Rodney Tinsley, Jr., and Jasen Lange.
On Dec. 26, 1953, he married the former Erma Jane Meyers at St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church in Russells Point, Ohio and she survives.
Joe Serna, 58, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, in his home in Groveland, Calif. He was born in Carrizo Springs, Texas March 9, 1956, to Dionisio and Felicitas Serna.
Two bridges in Adams County have had their weight limits reduced below the 16-ton threshold following action by the Adams County Commissioners Monday.
Decatur Fire Department firefighter Mitch Baumann boosts little Gracie Patterson, 2, Berne, into the driver’s seat during the annual department’s annual Open House event held Monday.
The Decatur Fire Department was dispatched at 1:44 p.m. Monday to assist the Hoagland Volunteer Fire Department on a house fire at a home listed to Florence Hoffman, 12815 Barkley Road, Hoagland.
Homer Junior Arnold, 83, Berne, passed away Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at Swiss Village. He was born in Kirkland Township in Adams County Aug. 25, 1931, to the late Homer W. and Lulu (Byerly) Arnold. On April 6, 1952 he married his wife of 62 years, Edith M. (Steury) Arnold; she survives in Berne.
JoAnne Prowant, 87, Dupont, Ohio, died peacefully at her daughter's home in Decatur at 8:48 p.m. Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, surrounded by her loving family.
Born and raised in Dupont, the daughter of Warren and Aura Myers, she was lifelong resident of Dupont.