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Archive - Oct 21, 2011

Stars and Jets advance in sectionals

October 21, 2011

    BERNE— Thursday night's volleyball sectional at South Adams provided confirmation that at least one Adams county team would be in the sectional finals this year, but SA and AC will be playing each other on Saturday for that one spot as they both were victorious over their foes last night.
    In the Adams Central/Bluffton match, the Jets came out slow losing the first game, but came storming back to take the next three in an exciting contest with scores of 21-25, 25-16, 25-17, & 25-15 against the Lady Tigers.

Muncie Burris falls in stunning upset

October 21, 2011

    WAPAHANI—The king is dead...at least for this year in Indiana high school volleyball.
    Long-time spike power Muncie Burris, the winner of 14 consecutive state championships in class 2A was ousted in the opening game of the 40th annual IHSAA sectional at Wapahani Thursday night by the host team in a four-game series, 25-18, 25-21, 20-25, 25-16.

Second draft of Heritage plans offered EA board

October 21, 2011

    The first of several proposed construction plans within the East Allen County Schools District, involving Woodlan Junior-Senior High School, will move ahead after a vote by the school board this week.
    At a cost of almost $11 million, the Woodlan plan is large enough to be subject to a remonstrance by the taxpayers and voters in the East Allen district. The deadline to file a remonstrance is next Monday, October 24.

BHS grad Jackson named ISP detective

October 21, 2011

    Paul E. Whitesell, superintendent of the Indiana State Police, has announced the re-assignment of a trooper from the Fort Wayne post to the rank of detective.
    Trooper Bobby D. Jackson, 38, has been re-assigned to detective and transferred to the Criminal Investigation Division, where he will assume investigative duties in Adams and Jay Counties.

Trio of Berne businesses offer reward

October 21, 2011

    A $1,000 reward is being offered by three Berne businesses for information about burglaries which occurred at their businesses overnight Monday.
    The firms are State Farm Insurance, Sport Form, and Bixler Insurance.
    Small amounts of money were taken from the State Farm and Sport Form sites and there was an unsuccessful attempt to enter a safe at the Bixler site, but nothing was stolen.

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