July 9th, 2014
Larry Le Roy Hamilton, 70, Houghton Lake Heights, passed away Sunday, July 6, 2014, at home with his loving family by his side.
He was born Feb. 23, 1944, in Bluffton, to Donna (Bell) Hamilton and the late Cletus Hamilton.
Larry married his wife of 47 years, Patricia Ann Schurr, March 11, 1967, in Bluffton; she survives.
Starla Werst, 41, Decatur, died Sunday, July 6, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital.
Starla was born Sept. 26, 1972, in Glenmore, Ohio to the late James T. Werst and Ruth (Roop) Werst.
At the end of a lengthy and involved monthly meeting of the Geneva Town Council Tuesday night, the biggest news of the evening came when a matter not on the agenda was broached by Clerk/Treasurer Bill Warren.
Without fanfare, Warren announced to the public he has submitted his letter of resignation to councilors, which will become effective Jan. 1, 2015. Since there are two more years remaining on his unexpired term, Warren indicated the Republican Caucus will have the opportunity to name his successor.
North Adams Community School board voted to approve bus driver compensation to be on a daily rate instead of a mileage rate.
Business Manager Larry Carty voiced concerns about the drivers who were on shorter routes, but transporting the most children. “We have some who have three stops but also pick up 90 children. We need to pay them for their service, not their mileage.”
The Spirit of Atlanta Drum Corps, an independent ensemble from Georgia conmprised of 150 members age 15 to 22, took the field at Worthman Stadium in Decatur Tuesday afternoon to practice for a performance later that night in Fort Wayne.
Jim Voglewede Jr. took his seat Tuesday as the newest member of the North Adams school board.
Bellmont High School product Brian Hakes had a busy and productive Fourth of July weekend of baseball with wood bats.
Richard P. Davis, 76, Bryant, died Monday.
Arrangements are pending at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home.
Four people applied for the position of Adams County Highway Department superintendent to replace the retiring Mark Mitchel, but only one made Adams County Commissioners an offer they couldn’t refuse.
Lawn chairs, coolers, blankets and families were familiar sights Friday evening during the annual Decatur Fourth of July festivities at Riverside Park.