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Archive - Apr 11, 2012

Four NA teachers will retire early

April 11, 2012

    Four teachers at North Adams Community Schools have signed up for an early-retirement incentive program and will be leaving the district at the end of the current school year.
    Earlier this year the school board agreed to offer incentives of up to $15,000 in cash or tax-deferred accounts to a maximum of 10 and a minimum of five North Adams teachers who agree by to retire at the end of the 2011-2012 school year. Meeting on Tuesday evening, the board agreed to waive the original minimum requirement and accept the four early retirements.

Lady Jets score late, stun Squaws

April 11, 2012

    Bellmont and Adams Central did battle on the softball field at the Teepee on Monday night with the Jets coming away with three runs in the top of the seventh inning to stun the Squaws, 6-4.
    AC improves to 2-0 on the come from behind win against a quality Squaws team. Lindsey McDougall was a critical part of the win with a  two-RBI single with one out in the seventh.
    "McDougall's hit was the key hit in the victory," coach Cary Blake stated.

Bellmont thumps Blackford

April 11, 2012

    Bellmont hosted the Blackford Bruins last night at the Teepee and came away with a convincing 12-4 win to improve their record to 4-1 on the season.
    Senior Matt Stidam received the ball for Bellmont and went six innings allowing only two hits, three earned runs and two strikeouts.

HONOR FLIGHT FUNDRAISER

April 11, 2012

    Mayor John Schultz bought tickets from American Legion Post 43 Commander Bob Hoffman for the Honor Flight fundraiser Swiss steak dinner, to be held April 28 at the American Legion Post 43.    
    All of the proceeds go to the Northeast Indiana Honor Flight taking World War Two Veterans to the World War Two Monument in Washington D.C.
    For more information or tickets, contact Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home at 724-9164 or the Decatur American Legion Post 43. (Photo Provided)

SA sets teacher evaluation model

April 11, 2012

    South Adams Schools will implement a new plan for teacher evaluations as mandated by the state beginning with the 2012-13 school year.
    Superintendent Scott Litwiller said at Tuesday's board meeting that a committee of teachers and administrators has been working on the plan, but that the South Adams plan "is a modification of the Indiana Department of Education's RISE Teacher Evaluation model."

Andrea “Andi” Orme

April 11, 2012

    Andrea “Andi” Orme, 50, of Fort Wayne, formerly of Decatur, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at her residence.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.

    Bellmont played its first four games away from home but Thursday night lit up...
    Tonight's make-up contest between the Blackford Bruins and the Bellmont Braves...
     To view tonight's contest between the Squaws and the visiting Crestview...

 

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