Skip to main content

Archive

July 29th, 2013

Panel’s report on city future is outlined

July 29, 2013

    A committee selected by Decatur Mayor John Schultz has been holding meetings since last October in order to produce recommendations for the city's long-term future.
    Members of the committee are Greg Kitson, Ben Faurote, Anne Razo, Keith Blythe, Jason Brune, Cam Collier, Diedre Miller and Adam Lengerich.
    The committee submitted a lengthy and detailed report to city council on July 16.  The report follows:
    Further details in today's print and e-editions.

Swiss Days winds up; blood drive set

July 29, 2013

    Saturday was a busy day in Berne, with Swiss Days hitting full stride  and featuring numerous activities, putting a wrap on the four-day event.
    From weiner dog races to stein tossing and a big parade, the activities drew large crowds amid nearly ideal weather.
    The family (see photo) of fallen soldier Nick Taylor served as grand marshals of the annual parade.    

Two city men honored for donations of blood

July 29, 2013

    Two Decatur men, Jon Hebble and Greg Kitson, have been notified that they are to be inducted into the Fenwal Donation Hall of Fame in recognition of their blood donations over the years.
    "We look forward to working with you to recognize Greg Kitson and Jon Hebble as celebrated blood donors whose commitment to blood donation has helped save and improve countless lives," Fenwal officials said in a message to the Fort Wayne chapter of The American Red Cross.

John A. Bittner

July 29, 2013

    John A. Bittner, 55, of Decatur, died Friday.
    Among survivors are his wife, Lydia M. Bittner of Parchment, Mich.; mother, Patsy Bittner of Decatur; sister, Darlene K. Bittner of Decatur; and four brothers, Mark (Lori) Bittner of Convoy, Ohio; Steven (Joyce) Bittner, Thomas (Carrie) Bittner, and James (Stacey) Bittner, all of Decatur.
    Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Eric O. Case, Jr.

July 29, 2013

    Eric O. Case, Jr., 21, Decatur, died Sunday in Bluffton.
    Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.

Amelia R. Loshe

July 29, 2013

    Amelia R. Loshe, 100, of Decatur, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2013, at River Terrace Estates in Bluffton.
    Amelia was born on December 19, 1912, to the late August T. and Ellen M. (Rumschlag) Lengerich in Adams County.
    On April 14, 1932, she married Herman P. Loshe; he passed away February 19, 2000.
    Amelia was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, Harvest House, Women of St. Mary, and Lady of Victory study club.

Michael C. McAdams

July 29, 2013

    Colonel (Retired) Michael C. McAdams passed away July 27, 2013.
    Col. (Ret.) McAdams was born in Springfield, Mo. He graduated from McCallie School, earning a football scholarship to the Georgia Institute of Technology. Upon graduation as an ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate from Ga. Tech., he was commissioned a Regular Army Second Lieutenant of Artillery with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and Management.

Marjorie Meyer

July 29, 2013

    Marjorie L. Meyer, 92 years old, of Decatur, passed away Thursday, July 25, 2013 at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Marjorie was born on Sunday, November 7, 1920, in Fort Wayne to the late Albert and Helen (Mailand) Scheumann.
    She married Robert C. Meyer on August 4, 1948, in Zion Lutheran Church in Decatur; he passed away on November 16, 2006.

Roy D. Stucky

July 29, 2013

    Roy D. Stucky, 88 of Bronson, Mich., formerly of Monroe, died Thursday, July 25, 2013, at the Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis.
    Roy was born March 7, 1925, in Berne to the late Florenz and Metta (Nussbaum) Stucky.
    On March 25, 1945, he married Mary Louise Trump; she preceded him in death on September 14, 2012.

July 26th

Adams County gears up for 2013 campaign with media day

July 26, 2013

    FORT WAYNE—There were over 35 schools present at the sixth annual Northeast Indiana Football Media Day held at North Side High School on Friday afternoon including all three Adams County representatives.
    Gathered in the school's cafeteria along side media members of the region, each team was assigned a table. Bellmont's representation was so large that the Carroll Chargers were forced to grab a few straggling chairs from another table to make room.

    Adams Central continued their dominant tennis run in the early part of the...
    MONROE— Andrew Hammond went the distance on Thursday night shutting out...
    The Bellmont Braves continue to make their case as the sectional favorites on...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes