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Archive - Jun 16, 2011

Former BHS grid coaches set for duty at S. Adams

June 16, 2011

    Apparently, former Bellmont football coaches Rick Burkhalter and Greg Meyer, co-head coaches two years ago with the sudden resignation of Toney Bergman, are not riding off into the sunset  after a big run at Bellmont.
    South Adams Athletic Director Mike Pries was happy to confirm Wednesday that both Burkhalter and Meyer will be assistant coaches for Jason Arnold and the South Adams Starfires this fall.

Hull slams DDS in Decatur showdown

June 16, 2011

    An 8-run fifth stopped this one as Hull Lift Trucks slammed DDS 13-1 in a battle of Decatur Mays clubs Tuesday. Colin Mills doubled with 2 of Hull's 7 hits in the victory.
    Logan Arriaga took the win as he came on in the third to a bases-loaded jam and threw one pitchy, getting David Noetzel to ground back to the mound to get out of the mess.  Arriaga fanned 5 with no walks and 2 hits allowed as he relieved Johnathan Wilder, who fanned 4, walked three and gave up no hits in 2-plus innings.

Trucker who hit highway worker is facing charge

June 16, 2011

    Adams County Prosecutor Chris Harvey has announced that the truck driver involved in a fatal accident at a highway improvement project in Decatur on April 13 this year has been arrested for causing death while operating a vehicle with a controlled substance in his blood.
    The driver, Gary L. Biehl, 37, of Huntington, allowed a blood sample to be taken right after the tragedy. That sample, says Harvey, showed that marijuana was in Biehl's blood.

City’s 11th motor fest slated Friday

June 16, 2011

    The 11th annual Motor Sports Festival, sponsored by the Decatur Chamber of Commerce and Mark's Heating and Air Conditioning of Decatur, will run from 4-9 p.m. on Friday in the downtown area, with motorcycles and antique tractors added this year.
    Varied refreshments will be available, as well as door prizes and a 50/50 drawing.
    Music will be provided by MillerTyme, a local disk jockey business. Also scheduled is a swap meet of motor sports-related items.

 

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