David B. Alderman, 50, Decatur, died Wednesday.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Harold E. Gray III, 60, of Decatur, died at his residence on Wednesday, December 12, 2012.
He was born in Teaneck, N.J., on September 16, 1952, to Harold E. and Estelle (Torterella) Gray II.
On January 17, 1981 he married Jane Reinhart; she survives in Decatur.
Harold retired from Sprint with 31 years of service and had been working presently as a manager at Moble King.
Gladys M. Kukelhan, 85, of Decatur, passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
She was born in Allen County on Thursday, September 1, 1927, to the late Herman E. and Hortense (Flaharty) Fiedler.
She married Albert Kukelhan on April 12, 1947; he passed away on February 9, 2001.
Brother Norbert Lengerich, 84, of Austin, Texas, passed away on December 1, 2012, at St. David’s Rehabilitation, Austin.
He was born on June 9, 1928, the youngest of 13 children of Anthony and Gertrude (Kintz) Lengerich of Decatur. The family had a farm in the area.
Norbert was baptized and confirmed at St. Mary’s Church in Decatur, and he attended St. Joseph Elementary School and St. Joseph High School in Decatur as well, graduating from high school in1946.
Roe Acres could be in and the Bobo area may be out of the target area for a proposed $4.5 million sewer project to serve the rural areas of northern Adams County.
That was the tenor at a Wednesday evening meeting of the Adams County Regional Sewer District board as members outlined the need to get "the best bang for our buck" as the project inches toward its final configuration.
After failing to pass personnel cutbacks last month in an effort to help the school meet the budget, Adams Central's Board if Education on Tuesday passed a motion granting a pay increase to non-teaching staff at the school, beginning the first of January .
The raise, which will affect custodians, bus drivers, and cafeteria workers to name a few, is approximately 2.5 percent, according to Superintendent Mike Pettibone.
The North Adams school board on Tuesday approved the purchase of an East Monroe Street property that school officials said eventually will allow opportunities for greater ingress and egress to the school complex.
GARRETT—It was a night to forget for the Bellmont fans who ventured to Garrett High School on Wednesday night to see the Braves battle their third ACAC opponent this season in the Railroaders.
The home team Railroaders came out guns ablazin’ putting the game out of reach early in a 57-28 rout of Bellmont.
Garrett jumped out to an early 7-0 edge on five free throws and an easy basket while the Braves began their shooting woes missing their first nine shot attempts.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Indiana’s recently ousted state school superintendent is Florida’s new education commissioner.
The State Board of Education selected Tony Bennett, a Republican who lost a bid for re-election in Indiana last month, on Wednesday in Tampa.
The board picked Bennett from a slate of three finalists.
Thomas William Adler, 96, of Decatur, passed away on Sunday, December 9, 2012, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Adams County on November 21, 1916, to the late Carl and Theresa (Baltzell) Adler.
On May 3, 1941, he married Dorothy H. (Howard) Adler; she preceded him in death on July 2, 2009.