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May 16th, 2012

Students and stats come to council

May 16, 2012

    Students and statistics were on the agenda for Decatur City Council on Tuesday night, thanks to the Bellmont High School statistics class.
    Spurred by a meeting with Mayor John Schultz and local resident Larry Isch last January, the 14 students in Kent Arnold's class surveyed students in the fifth through 12 grades at Bellmont middle and high schools.

May 15th

James Thomas Snyder

May 15, 2012

    James Thomas Snyder, 72, of New Haven, died on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.
    Mr. Snyder was born in Fort Wayne on April 10, 1940, to the late Boyd and Mildred (Gause) Snyder.
    He graduated from Leo High School in 1958. He honorably served his country in the United States Navy for seven years. Jim was employed with American Electric Power for 35 years before retiring March 21, 2001.

Lehman hails right-to-work

May 15, 2012

    State Rep. Matt Lehman, R-Berne, wrapped up the Decatur Chamber of Commerce's monthly speaker series for the year on Monday with an overview of the Indiana General Assembly's recent legislative session.
    Speaking at Woodcrest retirement community, Lehman said state lawmakers tackled some tough issues this session, "and when all was said and done ... I think we did some things that are very good for the state of Indiana."

Berne sets Lehman Park regulations

May 15, 2012

    Despite a last-minute revision deemed necessary to comply with state regulations governing the possession of firearms in public spaces, Berne City Council on Monday adopted an ordinance outlining permissible conduct in the city's Lehman Park.

Teacher firing is defended by diocese

May 15, 2012

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana diocese asked a federal court on Monday to reject a lawsuit by a former parochial school teacher who claims she was fired for violating Roman Catholic doctrine by using in vitro fertilization to try to get pregnant.

Squaws get lift from field events

May 15, 2012

    NEW HAVEN—Shocking results from the opening event of the IHSAA girls track sectional Monday night have propelled the Bellmont Squaws into a top three team position heading into the rest of action tonight at Bluffton High School.

Lady Jets smash Raiders

May 15, 2012

    PONETO—Adams Central slapped out 10 hits including a home run and three doubles and stopped ACAC opponent Southern Wells by a 12-3 tally in varsity softball action Monday at the Raiders' diamond.
    Adams Central never trailed in the game as Coach Cary Blake's crew erupted for six big runs in the top of the first and then added five more in the third. Southern Wells came up with a pair in the bottom of the fourth to avert a possible 10-run mercy game when Baublet doubled in both Raider runs.

May 14th

Robert L. Hegnauer

May 14, 2012

    Rev. Robert L.  Hegnauer, 95, of Berne, passed away Friday, May 11, 2012, at Swiss Village.
    He served 42 years in the ministry and retired from the Berne Cross United Church of Christ with nine years of service. He was a WW II and Korean Conflict U.S. Army Chaplain.
    Survivors include two sons, one daughter, one sister, and two grandchildren.

Edna Louise Hoffman

May 14, 2012

    Edna Louise Hoffman, 81, of Elkhart, passed away Friday, May 11, 2012, at Golden Living Center in Elkhart.
    She was born February 11, 1931, in Berne, to Hugh J. and Hope V. (Hart) Moyer.
    On July 30, 1977, she married Dale E. Hoffman in Decatur.
    Edna worked as a CNA for more than 30 years prior to her retirement at Elkhart General Hospital.
    She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.

Evelyn Louise Miller

May 14, 2012

    Evelyn Louise Miller, 81, died Friday, May 11, 2012, at Swiss Village in Berne.
    Evelyn was born November 12, 1930, in Berne, to the late Ralph and Bertha (Spichiger) Miller.

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