Archive - Dec 20, 2010
Additions and subtractions were made to Adams Central's construction and renovation project by the AC school board at its recent meeting
The board, with member Mike Brown absent, voted 6-0 to add two items, costing about $80,000 overall, to the $10 million project.
The board agreed to spend at least $5,975, but no more than $7,975, to remove asbestos from around pipes in an underground tunnel. The work will be done by Environmental Technology Consulting Corp. of Fort Wayne.
Jay H. Gould of rural Berne, who has been an agricultural advisor and spokesman in Adams County as a federal government employee, will retire soon after a career lasting longer than 40 years.
He is currently head of the U.S. Farm Service Agency (FSA) office in Decatur, where a retirement party will be held on Tuesday, December 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. That office is located at 975 S. 11th St.
An announcement about the event says the FSA staff offers Gould "good luck and best wishes for his future."
MONROE—"Maverick" was a 1960s western television series about happy-go-lucky brothers doing heroic acts.
On Saturday night, Maverick "Bomber" Baumer played the role of a midwestern hero, with a big assist from stellar free throwing by three teammates, as Adams Central claimed a 59-50 win over Lakewood Park.
NEW HAVEN—A rare and unusual call went against the Bellmont Squaws with just 20 seconds remaining in a tie ball game Saturday night and the result ended up with the New Haven Bulldogs gaining a 38-35 triumph in regulation play.
Melissa J. “Missy” Baker, 34, of Ossian, passed away on Friday, December 17, 2010, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
She was born on December 8, 1976, in Bluffton to the late “Jack” Harrison and Dorothy (Perry) Harrison.
She worked as a dental assistant at Decatur Dental Services.
She enjoyed spending time with her family and attended Life Community Church.
David Alpha Barkley, 83, of Sevierville, Tennessee, formerly of Decatur, passed away on Wednesday, December 15, 2010.
He was born on August 19, 1927, in Monroeville to Alpha Barkley and Florence (Foust) Barkley.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Jovetta Barkley.
David was the owner and operator of Barkley Tires in Wears Valley, Tennessee, and attended Valley View Baptist Church.
Andres Villegas, 8, of Geneva, died Saturday evening in a traffic accident in Mercer County, Ohio.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva.