Archive - 2012
If you're walking your dog, or plan to dump your grass clippings or other dead vegetation, you may want to make sure you're following the rules.
Monroe Town Marshal Dio Hernandez told the Monroe Town Council on Thursday night that he has received several complaints from residents living near the retention area on the southwest side of town that someone has been dumping grass clippings, and even old pumpkins, in the retention ditch.
MONROEVILLE—After getting the first three W’s out of the way (Wayne, Woodlan, Whitko), Bellmont fell just short of the W they were really after at Heritage on Saturday night losing to their second ACAC opponent in a nail biter 49-46.
The Braves (1-3) entered Patriot-ville after topping the Whitko Wildcats in a defensive struggle 32-19 at the Teepee last week for their first win of the season.
The Bellmont girls' basketball team started out Friday's home game against East Noble looking like it was on its way to its second victory of the season.
Bellmont began on an 8-0 run in the first quarter with four different scorers finding the basket.
"Everybody was pretty pumped up and shots were falling for us," Bellmont coach Andy Heim said. "Everybody was excited to be out there."
MONROE—The lid on the rim was securely sealed on the Adams Central side of the gym Friday night as the Jets shot 3-26 from beyond the arc in a 55-46 loss to the Canterbury Cavaliers.
All three triples for the Jets came in the second half as AC went a staggering 0-12 in the first half in just their second loss of the season.
Defensively, Adams Central held the Cavaliers to below their season average but none of that matters if the Jets score less according to the Jets' coach Aaron McClure.
Decatur Mayor John Schultz doesn't expect any immediate economic benefits to come from last week's visit by a Chinese delegation, but he does think an educational exchange could occur in the near future.
Schultz said at this week's city council meeting that mayors he has talked to who have had exchanges with the Chinese say it takes several years before any possible economic development materialize.
AUBURN, Ind. (AP) — World War II memorabilia collectors, tell your family and friends that this weekend offers a golden opportunity to find your Christmas present.
On Saturday, Auctions American by RM will auction off more than 80 World War II-vintage military vehicles and more than 100 additional military artifacts from the National Military History Center in Auburn.
The North Adams school board is expected to make an appointment that will bring its ranks to seven to start 2013 when the board meets in regular session at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Four board members were handed seats in the November general election as the board makes the transition from a five-member panel to a seven-member group. Elected to new four-year terms were current board president Tim Ehlerding and newcomer Mark Bulmahn, who were the top vote-getters in Districts 1 and 2, respectively.
John M. Butcher, 61, of Geneva, died Thursday.
Arrangements are pending at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home.
Reginald K. Myers, 77, Berne, passed away Monday, December 3, 2012, in Fort Wayne.
He was born in Adams County to the late Hobart and Marcella (Schlagenhauf) on February 10, 1935.
Reginald was a member of the Air National Guard 122 Tactical Wing and spent time in France. He worked at Stricks Trailer Factory in the security division. He was a member of the Berne American Legion Post 468 and was an avid sports fan and enjoyed bowling.
Survivors include his cousins and friends.
DeVona Schearer, 89, Virginia Beach, Virginia., passed away on December 1, 2012.
She was born in Indiana to the late Gustav and Alma Kleine.
DeVona loved to bake and enjoyed going to the beach. Her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her pride and joy.
Among survivors are her three children, Colleen Constant, Brian J. Schearer (Janie) and Shawn Eller (Mike); 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Lorine Reynolds; and her dog, Crickets.