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Archive - Mar 2012

March 22nd

Litwiller praises school partnerships

March 22, 2012

    South Adams Schools Superintendent Scott Litwiller, during his state of the schools address at a Berne Chamber of Commerce meeting this week, said, "You've no doubt heard the African proverb 'It takes a whole village to raise a child. Likewise, it takes an entire community to educate its youth."
    Litwiller explained that the community partners with the schools through PTO, music and athletic boosters and by attending school events such as open houses, fundraisers, athletic and music activities, and by volunteering.

Beat the pros top 50

March 22, 2012

    Here is a list of the top 50 brackets up to this point in the Beat the Pros bracket challenge.
    50 PTS: Brian Zeser
    49 PTS: Adam Weaver
    48 PTS: Margo Knefelkamp
    47 PTS: Andy Weaver, Kyli Mankey, Kevin Ripley, Kathy Gross.
    46 PTS: Jim Hopkins (DDD Pro), Linda Plasterer, James Compton, Mindy Knefelkamp, Leah Voglewede, James Pollock.

March 21st

Robert L. Biberstein

March 21, 2012

    Robert L. "Bob" Biberstein, 73, of Berne, passed away Wednesday, March 21, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    He was born to Alton and Esther (Sprunger) Biberstein on January 14, 1939.
    Robert married Rhina (Caballero) Biberstein on November 23, 1966; she survives.

‘Adult’ limits closer

March 21, 2012

    The City of Decatur is moving ever closer to regulating any "sexually-oriented" or "adult" business which may wish to set up shop here.
    At Tuesday night's city council meeting, an ordinance 25 pages in length was presented for the first time and, no surprise, drew unanimous support from council. It will be a couple more weeks, however, before the ordinance which amends current city law will be in effect.

Biberstein, 73, dies this morning

March 21, 2012

    Longtime Berne attorney Robert L. Biberstein, 73, died this morning in Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Berne's city attorney until the first of the year, Biberstein had suffered a stroke several weeks ago and had been recovering at Woodcrest in Decatur.    

SAdams leader extols district’s IDOE ‘A’ rating

March 21, 2012

    Superintendent Scott Litwiller gave the first-ever "state of the schools" address for South Adams to a room full of guests at a Berne Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Swiss Village on Tuesday.
    Litwiller explained that the elementary, middle and high schools achieved "exemplary progress" status, or an 'A' rating, from the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) for the 2010-11 school year.

Richard J. Alexander

March 21, 2012

    Richard J. Alexander, 65, of Berne, died Tuesday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Among survivors are his wife, Carol (Lawrence) Alexander of Berne and a son, Lee Alexander, Berne.
    Visitation will be Friday at Yager-Kirchoffer Funeral Home from 5-7 p.m. Services and burial will be held at a later date in St. Augustine, Fla.

Bellmont wins a pair at Luers

March 21, 2012

    FORT WAYNE–Bellmont picked up a pair of early season track wins over Bishop Luers Tuesday night at Luers Field with the Braves notching an 86-46 triumph over the Knights while the Squaws dealt their foes a 92-33 setback.
    The win for the Braves was impressive considering the fact they went winless last season.

Rupright named Miss Indiana Basketball

March 21, 2012

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Norwell’s Jessica Rupright is The Indianapolis Star’s Indiana Miss Basketball.
    Norwell’s career leader in points (1,591) and rebounds (728), received 41 votes of the 206 total cast by media and coaches. North Central’s Nariah Taylor (19 votes) and Mt. Vernon’s Jessica Brown (17) were second and third, respectively, the Star announced in its Wednesday editions. A total of 36 players received at least one vote.

March 20th

Calendar has caught up with weather

March 20, 2012

    At 1:14 a.m. today, the calendar caught up with the weather.
    Most years, the arrival of spring — which occurred at that time this morning — is cause for celebration, with promises of better weather ahead. This year, however, the beginning of spring simply means ... well, another pleasant, warm, sunny day with temperatures considerably above normal.

 

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