August 1st, 2014
Esther P. Young, 88, Bryant, passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Chalet Village in Berne.
She was born Sunday, Oct. 18, 1925, in Adams County, the daughter of the late Herbert and Ethel (Evans) Dailey.
She married her husband of 69 years, Harold Young, Oct. 30, 1944; he survives.
Esther was a former member of the Women of the Moose in Portland. She loved to do anything outdoors.
She retired in 1988 from CTS in Berne with 22 years of service.
Adams County Attorney Mark Burry reported during this week’s meeting of the county commissioners the county is in the process of getting appraisals for the Collier Insurance Agency, 104 S. 3rd St., Decatur, as well as a single residence located behind the agency on Madison Street. The location is the primary site being considered for the construction of a new superior court building.
Shocks of straw fill the foreground, with an Amish farm providing the backdrop, at this rural residence located northeast of Berne in southern Adams County.
A prefabricated home, built at All American Homes in Decatur, was being put in place in the Wells County community of Craigville Thursday morning.
Sharknado premiered Wednesday evening to the delight of many viewers. Which celebrity cameo appearance was your favorite?
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The city of Decatur has been named the third safest city in Indiana by Safewise.com, a home security company based in Salt Lake City, Utah, whose website claims it is “the authority on safety and home security news.”
The 2014 Indiana State Fair opens Friday and will run through Aug. 17. The fair features 17 days of family fun and entertainment.â€¨ General admission at fair gates is $10, with children 5 and under admitted free. A parking pass is $5, and midway wristbands will be sold for $30.
Discount tickets are available at Indiana Walmart and CVS pharmacy stores and are also available online at www.in.gov/statefair.
Adams Central Jet Tech teachers Katie Isch and Michael Hower were recently named “Best In Network for College Ready Assessment Project” at the New Tech Network annual conference in New Orleans, La., for their compelling project entitled “Finding Food.”
ETHEL MAY HONOREE—Cross Creek women’s golfer Tara Rickord was given an award at the Ethel May banquet held recently at the course. The award is given to an “outstanding lady who has accomplished many goals in past years and for being a dedicated golfer in the Ladies League.” Tara has been the league scorer for 11 years, has won the club championship in 2008, placed second in the City Tournament in 2002, and has had a hole in one in her career. (Photo provided)
There are currently three different bridge projects under way throughout the county, Adams County Engineer and Highway Department Superintendent Tim Barkey told the Adams County Commissioners Monday at their regular weekly meeting.