March 28th, 2012
SELLERSBURG, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana woman who lost parts of both legs while protecting her two children from a tornado is home.
Stephanie Decker of Henryville was released from a southern Indiana rehabilitation hospital on Monday.
The 36-year-old woman tells The Courier-Journal said she was excited to go home and not remain stuck in a bed.
Stewart W. McMillen, Jr, 76, of Kerrville, Texas, passed away at his residence Saturday, March 24, 2012.
He was born in Fort Wayne in 1935, the son of the late Stewart and Elizabeth McMillen.
He graduated from Culver Military Academy and attended Purdue University. He was in the Air Force as an Aviation Cadet. He drove race cars for 12 years and had a cattle ranch in Wyoming. He retired from Emergency Management and moved to Kerrville in 1990.
Loren W. Myers, 83, of Monroe, passed away on Monday March 26, 2012, at Woodcrest Nursing Center in Decatur.
He was born on July 20, 1928, to the late Frank and Minnie (Foreman) Myers, in Adams County.
On August 1, 1953, Loren married Norma J. (Funk) Myers.
Wayne E. Pope, 73, of Hoagland, passed away at 4:19 p.m. on Monday, March 26, 2012, at his residence following an extended illness.
Wayne was born on Tuesday, May 17, 1938, in Wells County, the son of the late Fred T. and Vivian C. (Olson) Pope.
He married Rosemary Bechtel on September 21, 1958, in Plum Tree, Indiana; she survives.
Wayne was a member of the Hope United Methodist Church, where he led praise and worship.
IHSAA Rankings for March 28th, 2012
1) Brebeuf (7)
2) Columbus North (4)
3) Warsaw (3)
4) Evansville Harrison
8) Floyd Central
9) Evansville Memorial
10) Bedford NL
Those of us who were here 10 years ago today haven't forgotten it. In fact, 10 years later, the memories remain quite vivid.
Most of us heard a loud cracking noise on that Tuesday, March 27, of 2002 and there were jokes about newsprint rolling across the upstairs, even though we long ago lost our printing press. Someone even said something about the roof.
Berne City Council on Monday agreed to pay $730 as its share of the cost to upgrade three weather sirens to handle new government-mandated frequencies.
In response to claims made against him by neighbor Richard Lambert, Bobo resident Larry Passwaters addressed the Adams County Commissioners on Monday regarding continuing issues with drainage in the Bobo area.
On February 27, Lambert met with commissioners and stated that his neighbor, Passwaters, allegedly had a broken tile on his property which was creating some minor flooding on his property.
Loren Myers, 83, of Monroe, died Monday at Woodcrest Retirement Community.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
Back to normal ... with a little frost thrown in.
The National Weather Service says Decatur and Adams County can expectd some patchy frost after 10 tonight as temperatures return to normal.
That's bad news for plants that have already bloomed due to the recent spate of unusually warm weather.
Experts say major damage is possible for for plants that have already started to bloom this season. In a normal year, trees and plants don't bud until around April or May.