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January 9th, 2013

Donald W. Beery

January 9, 2013

   Donald W. Beery, 93, of Ossian, formerly of Decatur, died Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at Ossian Health and Rehabilitation Center.
    Don was born in Portland on November 23, 1919, to the late Clyde B. and Esther A. (Shrank) Beery.
    He married Dora J. Wilkinson on July 5, 1946; she survives in Ossian.

Patricia Richards

January 9, 2013

    Patricia Richards, 77, of Decatur, died January 8, 2013.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

Lady Jets stun Woodlan, 51-47

January 9, 2013

    WOODBURN—Things did not work out quite as Adams Central fans had expected in the opening round of the ACAC tournament at Woodlan on Tuesday night.
    After beating the Warriors in a double overtime thriller at the Hangar a month before, it was Woodlan who coasted to a 54-36 win over the Jets in the boys' opener.
    Conversely, the Lady Jets entered the contest with the Lady Warriors with a 4-9 record, a two game losing streak, and a previous 25-point loss in the building a month before.

January 8th

Norma M. Agler

January 8, 2013

    Norma Marceline (Baker) Agler, 86, of Cape Coral, Fla., passed away on December 29, 2012, at Cape Coral Hospital.
    She was born in Decatur to the late Franklin O. and Opal (Butcher) Baker on December 4, 1926.
    Norma married her high school sweetheart, Noel L. Agler on September 26, 1948, after he had completed his service in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Vera Dusseau

January 8, 2013

   Vera Andress "Tutti" Dusseau, 88, died January 2, 2013, in Berne.
    Among survivors are her daughter, Annette Dusseau, and her son-in-law Shawn Modula.
    A memorial service is planned sometime in the future.
    Preferred memorials are to the American Heart Association.

Bearcreek Farms is closing

January 8, 2013

    Bearcreek Farms has announced that this will be the final year it will be in operation.
    In addition, notable changes are planned for 2013, it was stated in a news release.
    The property will only be open to the public when there are scheduled events, the announcement said. Such events will include a limited number of concerts and reservations for retreats, private events and conventions. The scheduled concerts will be released yet this month. 

Commissioners okay study for building to house courts

January 8, 2013

    Adams County Attorney Mark Burry informed the county commissioners on Monday that he had received a proposal from Dave Sholl of Schenkel and Shultz Architecture, for a "study on a new structure to house the Superior and Circuit Courts along with the Clerk's Office."
    The proposal breaks down the steps needed for said study, as well as the fee for the work — $3,400 plus reimbursements — which could probably be finished by the end of January.
    The steps in the proposal are as follows:

Beer named chief deputy

January 8, 2013

    At the weekly commissioner's meeting on Monday, Sheriff Shane Rekeweg announced that he has appointed a new chief deputy, Eric Beer.
    Eric Meyer, who had been serving as chief deputy, resigned the position at the end of December, as his wife had been transferred to the Orlando, Florida, area in June 2012 and Meyer joined her.

Squaws take third in conference meet; Braves tie for 4th

January 8, 2013

    FORT WAYNE – With Homestead and Carroll’s boys’ and girls’ swimming and diving teams dominating first and second place at the Northeast Hoosier Conference meet on Saturday, but the real story was how the rest of the teams stacked up.
    The Indiana High School Swim Coaches Association ranks Carroll in seventh and Homestead in 16th on the boys’ side, and Homestead at ninth and Carroll at 16th in the girls’ poll.

January 7th

Norma M. Agler

January 7, 2013

    Norma M. Agler, 86, of Cape Coral, Fla., passed away December 29, 2012.
    Arrangements are being handled by Nation Cremation & Burial Society.

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