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July 5th, 2011

Willie E. Putteet

July 5, 2011

    Willie E. Putteet, 64, of Alliance, Ohio, died on Thursday, June 30, 2011, in Alliance Community Hospital following a long illness.
    He was born on November 16, 1946, in Richmond, Kentucky, to Roscoe and Cleo Chadwell Putteet. His father is deceased; his mother lives in Decatur.    He was a retired truck driver and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.

Helen R. Schaffer

July 5, 2011

    Helen Ruth Schaffer, 81, a longtime resident of Decatur, died at 1:40 p.m. Saturday in Markle Health and Rehabilitation, where she had been a resident for 2.5 years.
    She was born on October 19, 1929 in Chalmers, Indiana, to Earl and Virginia Bryant Plumb.
    She married Charles S. Schaffer on March 25, 1950 in Decatur. He survives.
    She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church in Decatur.

Mahlon I. Schwartz

July 5, 2011

    Mahlon I. Schwartz, 22, of rural Monroe, died Friday night in Parkview Hospital at Fort Wayne of injuries suffered that evening in a farming accident.
    He was born in Adams County on December 7, 1988, to Elmer L. and Ida R. Yoder Schwartz of rural Monroe.

June 29th

Susan J. Schwartz

June 29, 2011

    Susan J. Schwartz, 41, of rural Geneva, died Monday at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
    She was born in Adams County on January 6, 1970, to Menno M. and Barbara A. Eicher Schwartz. Her father is deceased; her mother lives in rural Geneva.

Busse is top cager

June 29, 2011

Adams Central senior Nathan Busse (right) receives the award for being the top boys basketball player in Adams County from Scott Mentzer of the Voice Enterprises. Busse recently completed his strong athletic career at Adams Central, playing football, basketball and baseball for the Jets. (Photo Provided)

Hakes receives Hobey Baker Character Award

June 29, 2011

    Brian Hakes of Decatur has been named one of 24 hockey players in Indiana who are recipients of a Hobey Baker Character Award.
    The awards are presented by the Hobey Baker Award Foundation through the Indiana State High School Hockey Association (ISHSHA).

Multiple accident damages

June 29, 2011

    A pair of traffic accidents just two or three minutes apart, two miles east of Decatur on US 224 on Tuesday afternoon, injured no one, but damaged both vehicles, broke three power poles, and knocked out electrical and cable television service for a large number of people.

Jail ‘transformation’ hailed

June 29, 2011

    The Adams County commissioners have been given a report by county Sanitarian Terry Smith about an inspection he and four other local officials performed at the county jail and Smith said the 31-year-old facility "is undergoing a transformation, the likes of which is most impressive."

June 28th

Two bridge projects top $1 million in cost

June 28, 2011

    Two big bridge projects in southern Adams County, involving a combined total of more than $1 million worth of work, dominated the meeting of the commissioners on Monday afternoon: rehabilitation of the covered bridge near Ceylon and reconstruction between Berne and Geneva of a bridge that stood for many years near the Bunge North America plant at Decatur.

Annual Relay raises nearly $75,000

June 28, 2011

    The goal of $81,000 was not met, but the total of almost $75,000 that was collected, in a time of economic trials, made the 2011 Adams County Relay for Life successful.
    Organizers of the annual anti-cancer effort, which benefits the American Cancer Society and was held last weekend at Adams Central School, report that Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, which was in charge of food and beverage sales at the event, led the way with $13,466.48 collected.
    The combined total for sponsor funds was No. 2, at $8,750.

    Concordia Lutheran backed up their number one ranking in class 3A on Tuesday...
   Tonight's volleyball contest at the Teepee invites the Concordia Cadets,...
    MONROE— Bellmont completed the sweep of Adams Central teams over the...

 

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