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Archive - Aug 13, 2012

Pries resigns South Adams post

August 13, 2012

    Embattled South Adams Athletic Director Mike Pries confirmed this morning that he has resigned his position.
    Pries, who survived a 3-2 vote of the school board two years ago after then-superintendent Cathy Egolf attempted to have him fired, recently was highlighted when it was learned Paul David Baker, 48, a friend of Pries, was a SA volunteer girls basketball coach who was required to register as a sexually violent predator.

School board filing deadline drawing near

August 13, 2012

    Adams County Clerk Gayla Reinhart has announced that those interested in becoming a candidate for any of the three public school boards in Adams County has until noon on August 24 to file an application.
    Forms are available Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., at the clerk’s office in the courthouse.
    At this time, Reinhart said, only two individuals, Derek Vrablic and Robert (Bob) Thomas, have filed for seats, both for a North Adams board seat from District One.

Sculpture Walk gets boost

August 13, 2012

      Cam Collier, grants committee member of the Adams County Community Foundation, has announced that a grant check was recently awarded to the Decatur Sculpture Walk Committee to help provide funding to help support the first outside art gallery in Decatur.

Earl E. Dawson

August 13, 2012

    Earl E. Dawson, 80, of Decatur, passed away on Thursday, August 9, 2012, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    He was born on Friday, October 9, 1931, in Monroeville, to the late Harold R. and Eulalia M. (Martin) Dawson.
    Earl married Eileen D. Davis on September 6, 1952, in St. Rose Catholic Church in Monroeville. They would have celebrated 60 years of marriage next month.

Betty J. Guenin

August 13, 2012

    Betty J. Guenin, 84, Hoagland, passed away on Friday, August 10, 2012, at Parkview Hospital.
    She was born on Sunday, September 4, 1927, in Bascobel, Wisconsin, to the late Walter N. and Minnie P. (Rogers) Hoffman.
    Betty married Lloyd E. Guenin on June 21, 1947; he passed away on April 29, 2005.
    She was a member of St. Mark's United Methodist Church. She retired in December of 1988 from East Allen County Schools with 15 years of service in the cafeteria.

Leroy V. Hoagland

August 13, 2012

    Leroy V. Hoagland, 90, of Monroe, passed away on Friday, August 10, 2012, at Adams County Extended Care Woodcrest.
    He was born on August 4, 1922, to the late Clarence and Beatrice (Whittenbarger) Hoagland.
    Leroy married his wife of 68 years, Ruth (Hannie) Hoagland, on December 18, 1943; she survives in Monroe.

Esther L. Patch

August 13, 2012

    Esther L. Patch, 86, of Decatur, passed away on August 10, 2012, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    She was born in Adams County on April 17, 1926, to the late Marcus and Rebecca (Mason) Luginbill.
    She married Jesse L. Patch on January 5, 1947; he died on November 29, 2008.
    Esther was a member of First Baptist Church in Decatur, where she was in The Women’s Missionary Society. She retired in 1988 after more than 20 years of service with Central Soya (Bunge) as a Research Secretary.

Mary Stevens

August 13, 2012

    Mary Stevens, 92, of Boynton Beach, Florida, passed away peacefully on August 7, 2012.
    She was a triplet daughter born on December 25, 1919, to Ruth Gottschalk and Daniel Moser of Berne. She lived most of her 92 years in Adams County.
    Mary married Chester L. Stevens in July, 1946; he preceded her in death in May, 1979.

AC football players' auction success

August 13, 2012

    STRIKING A POSE—Adams Central senior quarterback Dalton Combs puts on a show for the audience at the Jets’ fund-raising player auction on Saturday evening. The players were auctioned off for their working ability and each player bought was put to work by the winners. Other prizes were also auctioned off including a football signed by Colts' first-round pick Andrew Luck. (Photo by Cassandra Lehman)

    Tonight the Adams Central Jets host Eastside at the Landing Strip in Monroe. The...
    The annual Kekionga Greenway Gallop 5k commenced once again on Sunday with...
    The Bellmont Squaws won the cross country invitational they hosted Wednesday...

 

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