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April 13th

M. Lucille Zuercher

April 13, 2011

    M. Lucille Zuercher, 88, of Berne, died Tuesday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, Berne.

Elder is lone applicant for school board

April 13, 2011

    One lone applicant for a soon-to-be-vacant seat on the North Adams school board will be interviewed on April 26 by the four remaining board members.
    With the term of sitting board member Juan Gutierrez to expire on June 30, the board earlier had announced it was accepting applications from persons interested in filling that pending vacancy. The deadline for submissions was last Friday.

South Adams drug testing policy is outlined

April 13, 2011

    South Adams Schools board member and random drug testing policy committee chairman Steve Dobler recommended at Tuesday's school board meeting that the random drug testing policy be enforced at the beginning of the 2011-12 school year.
    "I think it will be a good thing for our students," he said.

Hankenson shatters 10-year hurdles record

April 13, 2011

    NEW HAVEN—Bellmont was a team that earned seven first place finishes (more than any other school), posted 24 season best efforts, and shattered an individual school record that had stood for 10 years...but still finished third in a Northeast Hoosier Conference triangular girls track meet at New Haven Tuesday night.

April 12th

Gutierrez leads Squaws past Wayne

April 12, 2011

    Bellmont won four sets by 6-0 scores and two more by 6-1 counts enroute to handing Wayne a 5-0 defeat in varsity tennis at the BHS courts Monday night.
    The win was the second straight of the year for Bellmont while the match was the first of the season for Wayne.

Larry W. Davis Sr.

April 12, 2011

    Larry W. Davis Sr., 66, of Decatur, died at 12:25 a.m. Monday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
    He was born to Ivan L. Davis Sr. and Waneta I. McKean Davis. His father is deceased; his mother lives in Decatur.
    Larry had been employed by General Electric Corp., with 32 years of service, and had also worked parttime at Decatur Cemetery and Adams Memorial Hospital.

Francis J. Geels

April 12, 2011

    Francis J. Geels, 86, of Decatur, passed away at 2:25 p.m. on Monday, April 11, 2011, at his residence.
    He was born on March 1, 1925, in Adams County to John and Dorothy (Steigmeyer) Geels.
    He married Nonna C. Kline on April 30, 1947; she passed away on April 3, 2010.

Mirena E. Kopacz

April 12, 2011

    Mirena E. Kopacz, 92, of Decatur, passed away at 5:50 a.m. on Monday, April 11, 2011, at The Village of Heritage nursing home in Monroeville.
    She was born on August 29, 1918, in Pisa, Italy, to Quadrio and Edwiga Moggia.
    She married Joseph J. Kopacz on April 19, 1951; he passed away on September 4, 1994.

Eli S. Sprunger

April 12, 2011

    Eli S. Sprunger, 92, a resident of Berne, passed away at 9:45 a.m. Monday, April 11, 2011, in Swiss Village Retirement Community.
    Eli was born on April 22, 1918, in Adams County, the son of Emil and Matilda (Hirschy) Sprunger.
    He married Audrey Crosby and she preceded him in death. He then married Clara Steury Matchett and she preceded him in death in 2010.

Jets hammer Squaws in season opener

April 12, 2011

    MONROE—Sydnee Peterson pitched a strong game for Adams Central Monday night and helped the Jets fashion a 13-1 whipping of the Bellmont Squaws at the AC diamond in their opening game of the season.
    Bellmont is now 1-1 after having beaten Bluffton in their opener last week.
    Bellmont had no answer for the hard-throwing Peterson as the AC hurler allowed just one walk and scattered seven hits and the Jets convincingly won the game due to the 10-run rule in five innings.

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