AUBURN, Ind. (AP) — World War II memorabilia collectors, tell your family and friends that this weekend offers a golden opportunity to find your Christmas present.
On Saturday, Auctions American by RM will auction off more than 80 World War II-vintage military vehicles and more than 100 additional military artifacts from the National Military History Center in Auburn.
The North Adams school board is expected to make an appointment that will bring its ranks to seven to start 2013 when the board meets in regular session at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Four board members were handed seats in the November general election as the board makes the transition from a five-member panel to a seven-member group. Elected to new four-year terms were current board president Tim Ehlerding and newcomer Mark Bulmahn, who were the top vote-getters in Districts 1 and 2, respectively.
John M. Butcher, 61, of Geneva, died Thursday.
Arrangements are pending at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home.
Reginald K. Myers, 77, Berne, passed away Monday, December 3, 2012, in Fort Wayne.
He was born in Adams County to the late Hobart and Marcella (Schlagenhauf) on February 10, 1935.
Reginald was a member of the Air National Guard 122 Tactical Wing and spent time in France. He worked at Stricks Trailer Factory in the security division. He was a member of the Berne American Legion Post 468 and was an avid sports fan and enjoyed bowling.
Survivors include his cousins and friends.
DeVona Schearer, 89, Virginia Beach, Virginia., passed away on December 1, 2012.
She was born in Indiana to the late Gustav and Alma Kleine.
DeVona loved to bake and enjoyed going to the beach. Her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her pride and joy.
Among survivors are her three children, Colleen Constant, Brian J. Schearer (Janie) and Shawn Eller (Mike); 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Lorine Reynolds; and her dog, Crickets.
BERNE—SA coach Eric Myers knew his team would be thin at spots against the number one ranked Jets in class A.
In a last ditch effort to steal some points and ward off some Jet opportunities, the Starfires made a few lineup changes but after a few key AC pins, the Starfires ended up losing a 46-23 decision at the hands of their county rivals in the Stardome on Thursday night.
One is down and one is yet to fall.
The former Dwayne's Sweeper Shop has been demolished and next up will be the onetime street department garage between the city pool and police station. Mayor John Schultz gave updates on both projects at Tuesday night's city council meeting.
The now-empty lot at Second and Monroe streets has been seeded, "a temporary thing until we decide what to do there," the mayor said.
Four Berne residents seeking two seats on the South Adams Schools' board of education were interviewed by current board members during a work session Tuesday.
Applicants seeking appointment to two vacant District 3 seats on the board include Ray Gill, Landon Patterson, Wesley Haight and Rachael Rosswurm. The board will select two of the candidates to fill vacancies at their next meeting, to be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
A meeting will be held at noon on Wednesday, December 12, in Room 125 of the Adams County Service Complex for public or private volunteer agencies interested in applying for Emergency Food and Shelter Funds.
Representatives of those agencies must contact Millie Deaton, executive director of the Adams County Community and Family Services (CFS), no later than December 10, by stopping at the agency at the Complex, 313 W. Jefferson St., Decatur, or by calling 724-3574.
Betty Lou Anderson, 68, of Bluffton, died Wednesday at Ossian Health & Rehab Center.
Among survivors are her children, Randy (Tonya) Anderson of Decatur, Doug (Shirley) Whitacre of Bluffton, Robert (Cindy) Anderson of Hartford City, Rick Anderson of Alexandria, Ind., Debra (John) Van Duyn of Anderson, and Deanna (Chris) Love of Hartford City.