Archive - Dec 2010
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
BY ERIC MANN
New Hope Church now has new quarters.
The nondenominational church founded in December of 2006 had held worship services since that time in a former business location at Village Green Shopping Center, but recently made a big move by buying the buildings at the former Grey Goose Golf Club here, plus seven and a half acres of land on that site.
Pizza King in Decatur will host United Way Day this Friday, with five percent of all the restaurant's sales that day going to the United Way of Adams County campaign.
Hours for the special event will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m.
Pizza King owner/operator Steve Christner said United Way volunteers wiil "bussing" tables during the special hours.
The United Way campaign has a goal of $202,010.
Mary A. "Pete" Eady, 55, of Decatur, died on Tuesday, November 30, 2010, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
She was born on March 24, 1955, in Adams County to Leo F. and Martha B. (Christen) Faurote, who are deceased.
On April 30, 1983, she married Jeffrey A. Eady.
Mary was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Decatur and the Women of St. Mary's.
She worked as an investigator for the Washington Township Trustee.
INDIANAPOLIS — South Adams all-purpose back Taylor LeFever, quarterback Dustin Wanner and punter Chaise Moore all were given Honorable-Mention on the Class A Associated Press All-State football team released Wednesday afternoon.
No other players from the county were named to the AP team. Norwell's Jeff Shatto, the Knights' strong tight end, was put on the 3A All-State first team.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston College coach Steve Donahue’s style of play is starting to pay off quickly. Just ask Indiana coach Tom Crean.
Reggie Jackson scored 27 points, grabbed five rebounds and dished out four assists to lift Boston College to an 88-76 win over Indiana on Wednesday in an Atlantic Coast Conference/Big Ten Challenge matchup.
The victory improved the Eagles (5-2) to 5-0 against the Big Ten since joining the ACC. The Eagles are the only unbeaten school in the series of either conference.
Mary A. Eady, 55, of Decatur, died Tuesday in Lutheran Hospital at Fort Wayne.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur.
A last period charge by the Bellmont Squaws Tuesday night fell just short as a strong Concordia Cadet team escaped from the Teepee with a 42-38 non-conference girls basketball victory.
The South Adams boys won all 12 blue ribbons in a 130-55 win at Adams Central Tuesday, while the SA girls made it a sweep, winning eight of 12, in a 107-78 victory over the Lady Jets.
Caleb Wurster won the 200 IM and the 500 free, and Cole Farlow took the 100 and 50 freestyle events, and both were on a pair of winning relay teams to lead the victory.
A Monroe woman who spent the past three school years as a paraprofessional in the "intense intervention room" (IIR) at Adams Central School resigned recently due to her concerns about "lack of staff and the safety issues we face daily."