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August 10th, 2011

Herbert E. Fruchte

August 10, 2011

    Herbert Eugene "Herb" Fruchte, 81, of Monroe, died at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday at home of natural causes.
    He was born on December 2, 1929, in Decatur to Albert and Elma Christman Fruchte.
    He married Clisty Rich on August 6, 1950; she survives.
    He graduated from Decatur High School in 1947 and was the second person hired at the CTS Corp. plant in Berne, where he had a long career as an engineer from 1959 until retirement.

August 9th

J. Ann McDougal

August 9, 2011

    J. Ann McDougal, 71, formerly of rural Decatur, died on Sunday at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
    She was born to Joseph F. and Lena M. Savieo Bowyer.
    Among survivors are three sons, Gil R. McDougal of Martinsville; Gregory A. McDougal of Fort Wayne; and Geoffrey J. McDougal of Greenwood; and one brother, James Bowyer of Fort Wayne.

Michael C. Schwartz

August 9, 2011

    Michael C. Schwartz, seven days old, of rural Decatur, died Monday in Dupont Hospital at Fort Wayne.
    He was born on August 1 to Joseph S. and Rebecca S. Christner Schwartz.
    Aside from his parents, survivors include six brothers, Paul, Neal, Nathan, Merlin, Matthew, and Sam Schwartz, all at home.

Jets to host Eastside; events slated at BHS

August 9, 2011

    Adams Central will host Eastside in a football scrimmage on Friday, Aug. 12,  at 6 p.m. while Bellmont will play host to Jay County and South Adams will travel to Norwell.
    Admission will be $2 at Adams Central. All-sport passes will be sold at this event, it was noted by athletic officials.
    Admission at Bellmont will be a food item, or $2 will the proceeds going to the St. Mark’s United Methodist Food Pantry.

Redkey man charged in Berne CVS holdup

August 9, 2011

    A 25-year-old Redkey man has been charged with a variety of crimes stemming from Sunday's attempted robbery at the CVS pharmacy in Berne.
    Adams County Prosecuting Attorney Chris Harvey said in a statement released late Monday morning that Seth T. Curtis faces multiple charges in connection with the incident, in which gunshots were fired inside the pharmacy.

Details laid out on two key projects

August 9, 2011

    Reports were received by the Adams County Commissioners on Monday on two county building projects: repairing the upper parts of the courthouse and a proposed city-county office building in downtown on Madison St. across from the courthouse.

Man rescued on trail

August 9, 2011

    Rescuers from several local agencies flocked to the east side of the Wendell Macklin Memorial Bridge on Monroe St. (US 224) late Monday afternoon after an unusual incident occurred.
    Paul Wilferling, 60, of Decatur, was moving himself in a wheelchair on the Rivergreenway Trail when he lost his balance and fell from the chair about 15 feet down a rocky embankment.

August 8th

Suspect named in Berne robbery

August 8, 2011

    A 25-year-old Redkey man has been charged with a variety of crimes stemming from the Sunday attempted robbery at the CVS pharmacy in Berne.
    Adams County Prosecuting Attorney Chris Harvey said in a statement released late Monday morning that Seth T. Curtis faces multiple charges in connection with the incident, in which gunshots were fired inside the pharmacy.

Rex E. Bovine

August 8, 2011

    Rex E. Bovine, 75, of Decatur, died at his residence on Thursday, August 4, 2011.
    Rex was the son of William E. and Jeanette (Hunt) Bovine. He was born on March 24, 1936, in Adams County.
    Rex worked for Zollner Piston Co. in Fort Wayne for 38 years and retired in 1998. He served his country in the United States Army from 1954-1956 and was a member of American Legion Post 43, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6236, and Elks Lodge 993, all of Decatur.

Larry L. Couch

August 8, 2011

    Larry L. Couch, 68, of Union City, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2011, in Union City Care Center after a short illness.
    He was born on November 25, 1942, in Bainbridge, Ohio, to Grant and Vivian Elliott Couch, who are deceased.
    He worked for Applegate Steel and Fence Co. and was also a carpenter.

    Bellmont played its first four games away from home but Thursday night lit up...
    Tonight's make-up contest between the Blackford Bruins and the Bellmont Braves...
     To view tonight's contest between the Squaws and the visiting Crestview...

 

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