October 15th, 2012
Linda Kay Plasterer, 58, of Decatur, passed away on Friday, October 12, 2012, at her residence.
She was born in Van Wert, Ohio, on December 24, 1953, to the late Gerald A. and Dolores Puckett.
Linda married Thom E. Plasterer in July 1973; he died on April 2, 1990.
Charlotte L. Terrell, 66, of rural Berne passed away at 10:30 p.m. on Friday, October 12, 2012, at the Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
Charlotte was born on July 15, 1946, in Berne, Indiana, to Earl J. and Lela (Sharp) Moser. She graduated from Geneva High School with the class of 1964. She was a lifelong resident of Adams County.
H. George Schinnerer, 70, of Willshire, Ohio, passed away at 11:20 p.m. on Friday, October 12, 2012, in Lutheran Hospital.
George was born in Willshire, Ohio, on Friday, August 14, 1942.
He married Penelope "Penny" A. Schmoll on November 5, 1965, in Decatur; she passed away on July 16, 1995.
He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church-Schumm, rural Willshire, Ohio, and he retired from Prestress Services Inc. in Decatur after 44 years of service.
Loren L. Stauffer, 70, of Decatur, died today at Woodcrest.
Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.
Bellmont closed out the 2012 regular season in style Saturday at the Bellmont Quad competition, taking out 2A No. 1 Wapahani 3-1 with an outstanding all-around effort.
"I don't know if we're peaking, but we're getting there," stated Bellmont volleyball coach Craig Krull, whose No. 2, 3A Squaws swept Wes-Del in three sets to cap a 28-4 pre-tourney campaign.
MARION—Bellmont's girls and South Adams' boys ran spectacular races Saturday at the IHSAA cross country regional meet at Indiana Wesleyan University and as a result will advance to the semi-state competition this weekend at the Plex in Fort Wayne.
The Squaws finished third in the 10-team field, just one point out of second place but the story of the day was the huge improvement in times all five scorers for Bellmont recorded over the sectional race five days earlier.
The Burkhalter Plumbing and Heating Bengals finished its domination of the Decatur Football League Saturday capturing the championship game over the First Bank of Berne Bears by a 24-0 tally at Bob Worthman Stadium on DFL Championship Day.
The Bengals finished the year with a 5-0 slate and got all the points they would need in the title game when Noah Macklin scored on a one-yard quarterback sneak with 6:30 to play in the second period. Logan Mosser made it 12-0 at the half when he scampered in from 12 yards out for the Bengals.
Four interceptions and a pair of fumbles put the Braves in a big hole behind East Noble who scored 42 unanswered points to beat Bellmont 51-10 at the Teepee on Friday night in the last regular season game before next week's sectional.
A seven year-old Decatur youth, Greyson P. Reed, W. Madison Street, was listed in fair condition this morning at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne where he is a patient after being struck by a pickup truck at 7:16 a.m. Thursday on N. 13th Street.
The condition listed today by Parkview officials is a huge improvement as the Northwest Elementary School student was initially listed in critical condition Thursday afternoon, suffering from head and back injuries.
Eighteen candidates seeking 10 county and political offices participated Thursday evening in a Candidates' Night event hosted by the Decatur Rotary Club. The event, which allowed each of the candidates four minutes to talk about themselves and their candidacies, was broadcast live countywide over WZBD radio.
Speaking during the event were countywide candidates for coroner, recorder, auditor, treasurer, circuit court judge, two seats on the board of county commissioners and three at-large seats on the Adams County Council.