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July 22nd, 2014

James ‘Barney’ Schultz

July 22, 2014

    James E. “Barney” Schultz, 67, Decatur, died Friday, July 18, 2014, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Jim was born Oct. 3, 1946, in Decatur, to the late Leo F. and Cordelia (Worthman) Schultz.
    He married his wife of 45 years, Bonnie Jean Girard, Oct. 19, 1968; she survives.

Donald L. Riley

July 22, 2014

    Donald L. Riley, 72, Decatur, passed away at 10:52 a.m. Friday, July 18, 2014, at Adams Woodcrest, Decatur.
    Don was born Sunday, Feb. 8, 1942, in Decatur, the son of the late V. Wayne and Berteline (Beer) Riley.
    He was a member of Pleasant Mills United Methodist Church. Don was a graduate of Pleasant Mills High School Class of 1960. He served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War from 1965-69.
    Don had worked for Central Soya Bag Service and was a farmer.

July 21st

Infant Schwartz

July 21, 2014

     Infant Schwartz, Berne, passed away July 19, 2014, in Fort Wayne.
     The baby was born July 19, 2014, to Jacob D. and Rebecca D. Schwartz, rural Berne.
     Survivors include the parents; grandparents Raymond J.R. and Delilah J.M. Schwartz, Berne, and Dan F. and Ann D. Schwartz of Bryant; and great-grandparents Raymond M.L. and Mary Schwartz of Geneva; Joe D.J. and Margaret B. Eicher of Berne; Elizabeth Wengerd of Berne; and Edith D.J. Schwartz of Berne.

Elmer L. Uhrick

July 21, 2014

     Elmer L. Uhrick, 85, Bluffton, passed away at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
     He was born Dec. 10, 1928, in Geneva to the late Vernon and Devota (Clark) Uhrick.
Elmer married Norma Jean Swygart Dec. 15, 1946, in Portland; she passed away July 19, 1979. He married his second wife, Madonna (DuBois) Bergdoll, July 26, 1980; she passed away Aug. 27, 2001.
He worked for Franklin Electric for 25 years, retiring in 1991.

County 4-H Fair is off and running

July 21, 2014

     The Adams County 4-H Fair kicked off its five-day run under sunny skies and mostly pleasing temperatures Sunday, with a busy day of activities planned.
    Among the more entertaining and highly-attended events was a greased pig contest, held in the livestock show arena. Young fairgoers had their hands full — or perhaps more correctly had them empty — chasing the slippery little porkers around the ring.

Greased pig contest

July 21, 2014

     Parents jumped in the ring to help their children in the greased pig contest at the 4-H fair Sunday evening.

 

New Amish school to be constructed

July 21, 2014

     Adams County Building/Planning and Zoning Director Mark Wynn appeared before the Adams County Commissioners at their recent meeting to ask for their approval of the re-platting of two subdivisions in the county.
    The first re-plat, of Country Corner Subdivision, on C.R. 200S at C.R. 100E was submitted by John N. and Susanne Schwartz. The couple’s petitions requested two acres of their property at the intersection be re-platted for the purpose of constructing an Amish school house.

Lady Spiders take MYL Monster's crown

July 21, 2014

MONSTER TOURNEY WINNERS—The Monroe Youth League hosted their sixth annual Monster Softball Tournament earlier this month and in attendance were 10 12-under teams and six 14-under squads. In the 12-under division, the Indiana Lady Spiders were victorious in the title game against the Decatur Dynamites (picture). The girls from each squad are listed below in no particular order: (Photos provided)

July 18th

James ‘Barney’ Schultz

July 18, 2014

    James “Barney” E. Schultz, 67, Decatur, died Friday.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.

4 H royalty

July 18, 2014

    The 2014 Adams County 4-H Royal Ambassador will be named Tuesday, immediately following the annual 4-H parade, on the stage at the Adams County 4-H Fairgrounds in Monroe. Pictured in front, from left, are candidates Lindsey Bluhm, Carley Meyers, Meghan Manley, Paige LeMaster, Christina Stockman and Bethany Fuhrmann. In back are Lori Dunham, Emily Brite, Rachel Girod and Adelline Minnich.  For profiles of each of the candidates, see today's print or online editions.

 

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