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June 17th, 2014

Jeff Dunning

June 17, 2014

    Jeff “Red” Dunning, 52, Bryant, passed away Saturday, June 14, 2014, at his residence.

Erna Bultemeier Tuttle

June 17, 2014

    Erna Bultemeier Tuttle, born Sept 30,1924, near Decatur, passed away quietly May 27, 2014, in Las Vegas.
    Her family meant everything to her. She moved from Snow Lake to Las Vegas after the passing of husband, Richard, in 1989 to be near “her beautiful family.” She was loved by so many and will be dearly missed by all.

Community Corrections staffing woes unresolved

June 17, 2014

    Adams County Community Corrections Executive Director Ian Gilbert appeared before Adams County Council last week in support of a proposal originally made by Treasurer Tom Kruekeberg last fall to allow for the use of credit cards by county officials.

The Flat 50 Plus bicycle tour comes to Decatur Saturday

June 17, 2014

     The Flat 50 Plus bicycle Ttour of 2014, organized by Adams County’s Blazing Saddles Bicycle Club, is scheduled for 7 a.m. Saturday  at Bellmont High School.  The Flat 50 Plus, currently in its 24th year, offers five routes consisting of either 20, 30, 50, 62 or 100 miles throughout Adams County and the surrounding area.  This year The Flat 50 Plus has added two new elements — Strava segments and chip timing to all routes.                 

Art worlds combine for 2014 Decatur Sculpture Tour kickoff

June 17, 2014

     The performing arts combined with the visual arts Friday evening in downtown Decatur for the kickoff of the 2014 Decatur Sculpture Tour. Performers from the Decatur Dance Academy kicked off the evening with a performance on 2nd Street.
 

June 16th

Harry R. Schwartz

June 16, 2014

    Harry R. Schwartz, 92, passed away Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at the Towne House Retirement Center in Fort Wayne. 
    He was born in Grabill to the late Henry and Frances Schwartz.

Erna Bultemeier Tuttle

June 16, 2014

    Erna Bultemeier Tuttle, born Sept 30,1924, near Decatur, passed away quietly May 27, 2014, in Las Vegas.
    Her family meant everything to her. She moved from Snow Lake to Las Vegas after the passing of husband, Richard, in 1989 to be near “her beautiful family." She was loved by so many and will be dearly missed by all.

Fundraising efforts for Berne plaza pavilion will conclude June 30

June 16, 2014

     The fundraising committee of Berne Community  Development Corporation has announced the capital campaign for the Muensterberg plaza pavilion will end June 30.  
    According to a CDC spokesperson, to date more than $508,000 has been contributed for the final improvements and future maintenance/endowment.  The closing date of the campaign will give sufficient time to order the donor plaques to be installed at the pavilion site by the dedication date, scheduled for Aug. 23, organizers said.

Annual Touch-a-Truck event held Saturday

June 16, 2014

     Hayden McClory, in the gray shirt,and his brother Lucas had the opportunity to sit in the driver’s seat of a fire truck Saturday during the annual Touch-A-Truck event sponsored by the Decatur-Adams County Parks and Rec Department. Dad Jeff prepares to help the young boys down from their lofty perch.
 

Rockford Days: Crafts, food and more

June 16, 2014

     The annual Rockford Days festival was held over the just-completed weekend in the Ohio village. Jeannine Roedinger, above, a member of the Hawg Creek Spinners and Weavers, provided demonstrations on Saturday.
 

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