Skip to main content

Archive

June 26th, 2014

Hazel M. Hammons

June 26, 2014

    Hazel M. Hammons, 93, Bluffton, passed away Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at Ossian Health and Rehabilitation.
    She was born Wednesday, Nov. 24, 1920, in Union City, the daughter of the late Francis M. and Daisy M. (Blankley) Birum. 
    She married Dale Hammons July 5, 1939; he passed away Dec. 25, 2000.

AMH gets a zero ... and that’s good!

June 26, 2014

    A “0” is not the type of score most organizations want to receive when being evaluated, but that score recently given to the Adams Memorial Hospital left the AMH Board of Trustees glowing with praise for hospital staff Wednesday night at the regular monthly meeting.
    The score was issued by the Indiana State Department of Health and reflects the number of medication errors, surgical errors, or other miscues during 2013 that by law are required to be reported to the ISDH.

Borchers, Reidenbach will serve as honorary chairs for cancer fundraiser

June 26, 2014

    The local chapter of the American Cancer Society has announced the selection of honorary co-chairpersons for this weekend’s annual Relay For Life fundraiser.
    Jane Reidenbach, Decatur, was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in July 2013. She had a bone marrow transplant in February. “As of Thursday, the doctors say I am cancer free,” Reidenbach said. “There were times I wanted to give up and then I would see my grandson, Rowan, and he would give me the motivation to continue the fight.”

Decatur Legion post opening its doors to public for limited ocassions

June 26, 2014

     American Legion Post 43 in Decatur will open its doors to the public for a series of upcoming events, beginning at 5 p.m.  Friday with an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner at the post, located at the corner of Madison and 1st streets.
    According to Deb Lambert, a volunteer who is active in fundraising events for the post, the Legion “is working on holding more events that will be open to the public” in an attempt to generate more traffic at the post and to increase accessibility to the service organization.

Trio has a toss before the game

June 26, 2014

“WHICH ONE DO WE USE?”—A trio of players from the Decatur Softball League Advanced Beginners team ‘Racers’ try to decide which softball works best when throwing in a triangle. The girls (L-R) are Ayneira Downey, Kianna Arnold, and Ella Franze. (Photo by Dylan Malone)

June 25th

Dora J. Beery

June 25, 2014

    Dora J. Beery 92, Decatur, passed away Monday, June 23, 2014, at Ossian Health and Rehabilitation.
    She was born March 16, 1922, in Portland to the late Walter and Berniece (Burger) Wilkinson.
    Due to the death of her parents at an early age, Dora and her three siblings were raised at Mooseheart Home for Children.
    She married Donald W. Beery July 5, 1946; he passed away Jan. 8, 2013.
  Dora was a homemaker and a member of the Moose Lodge 1311 in Decatur.

Dahlia C. Wilferling

June 25, 2014

    Dahlia C. Wilferling, 88, Decatur, passed away at 7:50 p.m. Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Adams Woodcrest Nursing Center, where she had resided since April 2013.
    She was born Wednesday, Nov. 18, 1925, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of the late Paul and Francis (Bork) Sonntag. She married the late Carl H. Wilferling Nov. 19, 1949, in Chicago; he passed away June 1972.
    Dahlia was a homemaker.

Michael E. Sommer

June 25, 2014

    Michael (Mike) Sommer, 63, Yorktown, passed away Thursday, June 19, 2014, at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie. 
    He was born June 16, 1951, in Adams County to the late Rufus Sommer and Martha (Zimmerman) Sommer. He married Pam Lambert Nov. 20, 1977; she survives.
    Mike was a 1969 graduate of Adams Central High School and graduated from Ball State University with a degree in landscape architecture. 

Newly-named Decatur police chief, assistant issued oaths

June 25, 2014

    Two members of the Decatur Police Department were issued oaths of office Tuesday in recognition of their new positions within the department. Deputy Police Chief Greg Cook and Detective Lieutenant Mike Mahan have been promoted to chief and assistant chief, respectively, in a move precipitated by the pending retirement of long-time city police chief Ken Ketzler.

Fire truck purchase is ok’d in Berne

June 25, 2014

    Mayor Bill McKean called it an “exciting time.”
    “This is not something we do every day,” the mayor said shortly before members of the Berne City Council authorized the purchase of a new fire truck for the community.

   Bellmont High School product Brian Hakes had a busy and productive Fourth of July...
MENTALLY TOUGH—Lucas Van De Weg (green shirt) stands with his family as he accepts the Don...
MONROE YOUTH LEAGUE RUNNERS UP—Decatur Dental Services were awarded with their hardware for...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes