Archive - Oct 2010
FORT WAYNE — Missing senior captain Kyle Lehrman, the Bellmont boys cross country team battled in the annual Northeast Hoosier Conference race Saturday on the IPFW course and finished sixth with 133 points.
Lehrman suffered a broken leg recently obviously putting him out for the season and that forced BHS coach Randy Hisner to run a no-senior line-up with four of the five harriers being in their first-ever NHC meet and three of those are running cross country for the first time in their career.
BERNE—South Adams claimed its boys' and girls high school cross-country invitational titles on Saturday, winning by wide margins.
The Lady Starfires triumphed over second-place Southern Wells, 42 to 117, and the Starfires were victorious over Northfield, 46 to 80.
The other team scores were Garrett 120, Northfield 124, Monroe Central 141, Adams Central 147, Carroll (at Flora) 154, Cowan 191, Centerville 193, Bluffton 202, Wabash 219, and Alexandria 266.
Kenneth E. "Kenny" Arnold, 90, of Geneva, died Thursday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Geneva on July 29, 1920, to Herbert and Janie Irwin Arnold.
Among survivors are his second wife, Kay; two sons, Jerry Arnold of Bryant and Norman Arnold of Peoria, Illinois; two daughters, Mrs. Robert (Nancy) Dull of Geneva and Mrs. Sam (Patricia) Skinner of Albany,; one stepson, Rick Fravel of Monroe; and two stepdaughters, Becky Heyerly of Berne and Mrs. Mike (Lisa) Roderick of Rosedale, Indiana.
James M. Beer, 47, of Decatur, died Saturday in the nursing center at Woodcrest Retirement Community.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur.
Alexander Jacob Glant, one hour old, of Decatur, died at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis on Friday, October 1, 2010.
He was born to Jeffry A. and Amanda J. (Higginbotham) Glant.
Other survivors include a sister, Addison J. Glant of Decatur; grandparents Ted and Joy Higginbotham of Monroeville and Kevin and Marge Glant of Decatur; and great-grandparents Carol A. Glant of Ft. Wayne and Chester Higginbotham of Keavy, Kentucky.
Rev. Fuhrman P. Miller, 91, of Decatur, died on Sunday at the nursing center in Woodcrest Retirement Community. Arrangements are pending at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur.
Franklin T. Oliver, 89, of rural Monroe, died Thursday, September 30, 2010, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
Frank was born on January 9, 1921, in Chapel, Nebraska, to Walter C. and Pearl I. (Strickler) Oliver.
On October 21, 1949, Frank married Elizabeth T. “Betty” Oliver and she preceded him in death on February 3, 2009.
Norma V. O'Shaughnessey, 87, formerly of Decatur, died at 12:30 a.m. Sunday in The Village of Heritage nursing home at Monroeville.
She was born on April 15, 1923, in Decatur to Herman N. and Abbie Uleman Meyer.
She married Robert C. O'Shaughnessey on May 8, 1948; he passed away on September 11, 1978.
Alvin G. Schell, 69, a resident of Berne, passed away on Saturday at Swiss Village Retirement Community, following an extended illness. Alvin was a former resident of Portland and Geneva.
Alvin was born on June 27, 1941, in Mercer County, Ohio, the son of Harry A. and Grace (Manor) Schell.
He was a 1959 graduate of Madison Township High School in Jay County.
BERNE—Adams Central got back on the winning track in volleyball Thursday night traveling to the Stardome to extract a 25-17, 27-25, 25-14 triumph from the South Adams Starfires in ACAC competition.