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Nine Hunter aces key Squaws by SA

August 26, 2011

    No. 1 Bellmont bounced back from a tough loss at Concordia on Tuesday to take out South Adams 25-8, 25-14 and 25-5, Thursday night at the Teepee.
    Except for a streak in the second game when South Adams seemed to find all the creases, breaking out to a 10-7 lead, it was all Bellmont in the intra-county showdown.

Kennedy’s strike in OT helps BHS kickers by Eagles

August 26, 2011

    Taylor Kennedy scored the first and last goal Thursday in  Bellmont's loop showdown with Columbia City and the defense held up late for a 4-3 Squaws' win over the Eagles.
    It was the fourth win without a loss for the Squaws.

West Nile found in mosquitos in Berne

August 26, 2011

    West Nile Virus has been found in some mosquitos in Berne.
    Berne officials, quoting reports by an official from the Indiana Department of Health, and Terry Smith, the superintendent of the Adams County Health Department, made the announcement on Thursday.
    The fact that West Nile Virus has appeared in Berne "means that residents should limit the possibility of being bitten by an infected mosquito by applying repellants and making lifestyle modifications," the Berne statement said.

Coming down...

August 26, 2011

    It took two cranes, two containers, and two men to begin the process of bringing down a tall chimney at St. Joseph Catholic School in Decatur on Wednesday.
    One container held two workers from the Martin firm of Fort Wayne and the other held the bricks that the men removed from the aging chimney.
    The process resumed on Thursday and will take the chimney down to the roof of the school, at Fourth and Monroe Sts., near downtown.

Bennett proposes state’s takeover of five schools

August 26, 2011

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s top education official proposed Thursday that the state assume control of four troubled high schools and a middle school in what would be the state’s first takeover of underperforming public schools under a 1999 law.

Charles S. DeKoninck

August 26, 2011

    Charles S. DeKoninck, 76, of Monroeville, died at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday at The Village of Heritage nursing home.
    He married Shirley A. Sorg on August 31, 1957, in St. Joseph Catholic Church at Hessen Cassel; she passed away on September 14, 2001.
    He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church at Hessen Cassel, a lifelong farmer (including dairy cattle), and the previous co-owner of Sunshine Florist in Decatur for 23 years (1981 to 2004).

Dale R. Workinger

August 26, 2011

    Dale R. Workinger, 76, of Berne, formerly of Monroe, died on Wednesday at Swiss Village Retirement Community.
    He was born on November 26, 1934, in Adams County to Glenn and Mary Wechter Workinger.
    Surviving are a brother, Charles E. Workinger of Monroe, and several nieces and nephews.
    The funeral service will be held Sunday at 7 p.m. in Swiss Village, with calling from 5-7 p.m. Burial will be in Ray Cemetery, rural Monroe.

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