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December 27th

Thatcher, Meyer to be top seeds at Mishawaka

December 27, 2010

    Bellmont has four top-four seeds for the annual 32-team Al Smith Classic at Mishawaka High School this week, including top seeds Travis Thatcher at 215 pounds and heavyweight Daniel Meyer.
    The tourney, once dominated by Bellmont, will be held Wednesday and Thursday of this week starting at 9 a.m.
    Five of the top 10 rated teams in the state are in the tourney: No. 4 Merrillville, No. 5 Mishawaka, No. 7 Lawrence North, No. 8 Penn and No. 10 Bellmont.

Manning’s keeper seals win over Raiders 31-26

December 27, 2010

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Peyton Manning has won so many games for Indianapolis with his powerful right arm that it was only fitting that he was the one who sealed the victory with his legs in the Colts' best rushing game in three years.
    Manning threw three touchdown passes to put Indianapolis in the lead and then iced the game with a 27-yard naked bootleg that gave the Colts a 31-26 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday in a game that turned out to have little playoff meaning.

No. 6 story of 2010: AC project

December 27, 2010

    The approval of a $10 million construction and renovation project — and a change in educational philosophy — at Adams Central School was ranked as the No. 6 story in Adams County during 2010 in balloting by employees of the Decatur Daily Democrat.

Grimm is named fire chief at Berne

December 27, 2010

    After a dozen years as Berne's fire chief, Art Nussbaum is stepping down.
    After 11 years as a Berne firefighter, William "Bill" Grimm is stepping ... up as the new chief.
    Berne Mayor John Minch has appointed Grimm to replace Nussbaum after Nussbaum chose to give up the job. Nussbaum will, however, stay on as a firefighter, having compiled more than 25 years on the department.

Gale L. Butcher

December 27, 2010

    Gale L. Butcher, 101, of Rockford, Ohio, died Thursday in Colonial Nursing Center.
    He was born in Jefferson Township of Adams County on May 26, 1909, to Elbridge and Stella Houser Butcher.
    Among survivors are three sons, Dallas Butcher of Fernandino, Florida; Jack Butcher of Fort Wayne; and Jim Butcher of Dayton, Ohio, and two daughters, Mrs. Jerry (Sheryl) Clay of Mendon, Ohio and Mrs. Mike (Debra) Schumm of Rockford.

Loretta Dunker

December 27, 2010

    Loretta Dunker, 71, of Berne, a resident of Swiss Village Retirement Community, died Thursday at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
    She was a former member of Peace Lutheran Church in Berne.
    Graveside funeral services will be held later at St. Mark's Lutheran Cemetery at Winamac, Indiana.
    Arrangements were by Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, Berne.

Velma L. Ehlerding

December 27, 2010

    Velma L. Ehlerding, 95, formerly of Decatur and New Haven, passed away on Friday, December 24, 2010, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
    Born in Willshire, Ohio, she was the daughter of Theodore and Amalia Hofmann.
    She was a member of Martini Lutheran Church in New Haven. Previously, she belonged to Zion Lutheran Church (Friedheim) in rural Decatur and its sewing circle and Ladies' Aid group.

John R. Girard

December 27, 2010

    John R. Girard, 76, of Decatur, died Saturday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur.

Paul M. Herman

December 27, 2010

    Paul M. Herman, 90, a former businessman in Berne, died Saturday in Duluth, Minnesota.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, Berne.

David E. Lybarger

December 27, 2010

    David E. Lybarger, 90, of rural Bluffton, passed away at 12:16 p.m. on Saturday, December 25, 2010, at his residence. He died on his 90th birthday from injuries in an accident at his residence.
    He was born on Saturday, December 25, 1920, in Geneva to Jesse and Jeanette Ineichen Lybarger.
    He was a 1939 graduate of Hartford Township High School in Adams County.
    He formally attended Old Salem United Methodist Church in Wells County.

    Bellmont played its first four games away from home but Thursday night lit up...
    Tonight's make-up contest between the Blackford Bruins and the Bellmont Braves...
     To view tonight's contest between the Squaws and the visiting Crestview...

 

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