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May 6th, 2013

Roy L. Bisel

May 6, 2013

    Roy Lee Bisel, 68, of Roll, Indiana, died Friday at his residence.
    Among survivors are two sons, John (Betty) Bisel of Bluffton and Mike (Cathy) Bisel of Roll, and two daughters, Jennifer Bisel and Stephanie Bisel, both of Bluffton.
    Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in West Lawn Cemetery in Geneva.

Alvin T. Witte

May 6, 2013

    Alvin T. "Ollie" Witte, 81, of Decatur, passed away Friday, May 3, 2013, at his residence.
    Alvin was born on Wednesday, March 2, 1932, in Adams County to the late Wilhelm E. and Anna (Weber) Witte.
    He married Shirley M. Schaper on May 29, 1960, in Zion Lutheran Church, Bull Rapids, in Woodburn, Ind; she survives in Decatur.

Marjorie E. Ulman

May 6, 2013

    Marjorie E. Ulman, 87, Berne, passed away Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Swiss Village.
    Marjorie was born November 4, 1925, to the late Chauncey and Lillian (Bohren) Yoder.
    She married Ralph R. Ulman on May 8, 1954; he preceded her in death.

Leo, Adams Central dominate ACAC matches

May 6, 2013

    MONROE—The returning champion Lady Jets hosted this season’s ACAC tournament on Friday and Saturday along with South Adams, Leo, and Bluffton.
    With the completion of the regular season ACAC schedule, Leo already earned the team championship with a perfect 3-0 mark, while the Lady Jets took second at 2-1, Bluffton third at 1-2, and the Starfires finishing last at 0-3.

May 3rd

Squaws take 2nd at NHC despite seven first places

May 3, 2013

    NEW HAVEN—Seven first place finishes, four conference and four school records, four blue ribbons for sprinter Alexis Harvey and three for teammate Holly Hankenson propelled the Bellmont Squaws to 131.5 points in the annual NHC girls track meet at the Patrick D. Monaghan Track and Field facility at New Haven High School Friday night.

Lois A. Fegley

May 3, 2013

    Lois A. Fegley, 93, of rural Van Wert County, passed away Thursday, May 2, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.
    Lois was born January 1, 1920, in Craigville, Ind., to the late Clarence R. and Anna E. (Gahman) Abbott.
    She married Chester Lloyd Fegley on May 11, 1941; he preceded her in death on May 7, 2003.

Berniece Lehmann

May 3, 2013

    Berniece Lehmann, 96, of Berne, died Wednesday at Swiss Village.
    Among survivors are four daughters, Shirley (Ed) Prentiss and Karen (Roy) Lehman, both of Berne; Wanda (Paul) Smith of Columbus Grove, Ohio; and Arlene (Beth) Lehmann of Goshen; 15 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
    Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Sunday at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday at First Mennonite Church.

Irena I. Sprunger

May 3, 2013

    Irena I. Sprunger, 94, Berne, died Thursday.
    Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.

Monroe still battles illegal dumping

May 3, 2013

    Illegal dumping in the town of Monroe's refuse collection area on S. Van Buren St. has led to the town council potentially taking large steps towards finding the culprits.
    President Al Lehman told council members Thursday that the refuse area, which is supposed to be used as a compost site, has once again become the dumping ground for everything from garbage to building materials.

NA and AC return to state tests – Expect to complete testing next week

May 3, 2013

    Adams County school districts, as well as those across several states, are rescheduling and retaking tests that were interrupted Monday and Tuesday.
    Thousands of students in Indiana, Kentucky, Minnesota and Oklahoma have been kicked offline while taking tests in recent weeks, postponing the testing schools planned for months and raising concerns about whether the glitches will affect scores, The Associated Press reported.

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