Archive - Dec 3, 2010
The Cancer Angel Tree erected by the Adams County Community Foundation (ACCF) to recognize people who are surviving cancer as well as those who have died from that disease is, for the eighth year in a row, on display at Scott's supermarket in Decatur.
Nearly 200 names are on the 2010 tree, but more can be added, since the tree will remain up through December at the front of the supermarket.
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — A scorching summer that killed thousands in Russia and exceptionally mild winters in the Arctic were among extreme weather events that have put 2010 on track to be one of the three hottest years on record, U.N. experts said Thursday.
The data from the World Meteorological Organization show that the last decade was the warmest ever, part of a trend that scientists attribute to man-made pollution trapping heat in the atmosphere.
After AC's Jarod Schwartz topped Leo's Isaac Stuery 4-2 in a tough 152-pound battle to put the Jets up by seven, then Lions responded with three straight first period falls en route to a 42-28 ACAC victory over the Jets Thursday night at the Jets' P.E. gym.
Two lopsided victories were recorded by Bellmont over Blackford in varsity swimming on Thursday, with the Braves winning 124 to 34 and the Squaws winning 139 to 36.
The Squaws won all 11 events and the Braves won nine of 11 contests.
• Girls' Results
200-yard medley relay—Bellmont, 2:16.98 (Hannah Mendez, Erin Hunter, Janelle Lopez, Saige Markley)
200-yard freestyle—Sydnee Hake (Bell), 2:28.48