Skip to main content

Archive

July 23rd, 2013

Good weather for big night

July 23, 2013

    It looks like some nearly ideal weather will be served up to 4-H Fair-goers this evening as the biggest night of the five-day event comes up.
    The National Weather Service says chances of rain are just 30 percent, and that's mainly before 5 p.m. Temperatures, meanwhile, should be in the 60s when the fair parade kicks off at 7.
    Post-race ceremonies will see the 2013 Royal Ambassador chosen.

 
 

Bixler wins Cancer event

July 23, 2013

    A Cancer Shoot Out was held over the weekend at Cross Creek Golf Course to raise money for the fight for cancer.
    Officially named the 2013 Whitlock Shootout against Cancer, $665 was raised on Sunday to support the worthy cause. Mark Bixler was the overall winner of the event. Donations were made to Adams County Community Foundation, Dreams to Reality Fund at the Oncology unit, as well as the memorial to Burt and Mary Whitlock whom the tournament was named after.

July 22nd

Delores E. Landis

July 22, 2013

    Delores E. Landis, 88, of Decatur, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    Delores was born October 30, 1924, in Adams County to the late Victor and Alta (Barger) Byerly.
    She married Harvey E. Landis on June 21, 1947; he died on August 20, 1990.

Manley Miss Adams County ...once again!

July 22, 2013

    Meghan Manley was crowned 2013 Miss Adams County as the county 4-H Fair opened its five-day run Sunday night at the Monroe Fairgrounds.
    Numerous fair-goers were on hand for the various activities held on a warm Sunday.
    First runnerup was Amanda Reynolds, with Corrinne Bussel named second runnerup. The contestants chose Erica Bluhm was Miss Congeniality, and Manley received the Viewers' Choice Award.
    Further details in today's print and e-editions.

Ted D. Lehman

July 22, 2013

    Ted D. Lehman, 81, lifelong resident of Berne, died Friday at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
    Among survivors are his wife, Gloria, of Berne, and a daughter, Rosemari (Tad) Sinnock of Indianapolis.
    Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday at First Mennonite Church. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
    Burial will follow in MRE Cemetery in Berne.

Gov. Ralston dedicated city’s Peace Monument

July 22, 2013

    The Peace Monument is Decatur’s largest public monument and also the first built in the United States to be dedicated to peace.
    It was constructed in 1913 and dedicated on October 30 of that year by Indiana Governor Samuel Ralston.  The memorial was built to honor Adams County veterans that had served in the wars prior to its construction but was dedicated to the peacetime following each conflict.

Work on monument to begin

July 22, 2013

    Work to reinstall a waterfall fountain on the north side of the Peace Monument in Decatur is scheduled to begin next week as the date for the monument's rededication draws ever nearer.
    Joe H. Construction of Berne is the general contractor for the project, supported by subcontractors Don R. Myers Plumbing & Heating of Berne, Kiess Electric of Decatur and Berne Ready Mix. The latter has already measured the monument for the addition of the limestone.

July 19th

Ahead of the Curb takes home Senior League crown

July 20, 2013

     Senior League Softball champions for 2013, Ahead of the Curb Driving Academy took the hard way through the playoffs coming through the loser's bracket.
    Eventually, however, the squad of girls overcame Barker's in the semi-finals, then defeated Mind's Eye Graphics twice on Thursday night to become league champions.   

Dean E. Hendricks

July 19, 2013

    Dean E. Hendricks, 75, Berne, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at his home.
    Dean was born to the late Charles and Nolda (Agler) Hendricks on June 24, 1938, in Adams County.
    He married Myrna Habegger on October 3, 1959, in Berne; she survives.

Robert E. Meyer

July 19, 2013

    Robert E. Meyer, 85, of Decatur, died Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Robert was born December 20, 1927, in Adams County, to the late Arthur C. amd Beulah (Nichols) Meyer.
    On May 13, 1950, he married Helen J. Geimer; she preceded him in death on March 10, 2012.

    BERNE— The Jay County defense blinked first in a battle of ACAC hurlers...
    FORT WAYNE— The Bellmont Braves varsity golf team finished sixth overall...
    The much-anticipated showdown between the Bellmont Braves and the Norwell...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes