Archive - Oct 2013
David N. Schirack, 59, Decatur, died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at St. Mary Hospital in Saginaw, Mich. Arrangements are pending at Haggard Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
The South Adams school board, meeting last week in regular session, approved the adoption of a Fire and Rescue Career and Technical Education pilot class for the 2014-15 school year. Geneva firefighter Art Booth had approached high school principal Trent Lehman last spring concerning the possibility of offering such a class through South Adams Schools, to be taught at the Geneva fire station.
The Adams Central High School Marching Band, known as The Squadron of Sound, is on its way to semi-state competition after receiving a gold rating Saturday at the Lafayette Jefferson regional contest. Woodlan and Bluffton also earned gold ratings at Lafayette and advanced to semi-state in Class D. The state marching band finals will be held Nov. 2 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
MARION—Three out of four Adams County teams entered in Saturday's IHSAA cross country regional tournament at Indiana Wesleyan University survived to run another day and will move on to the semi-state competition at The Plex in Fort Wayne this Saturday.
KENDALLVILLE — Two long kickoff returns put across one touchdown and set up another, plus a pick-six in the final period spurred East Noble to a 34-7 victory over Bellmont Friday night in a game that saw the Braves out-gain the host Knights.
Richard D. Baumgartner, 65, Decatur, passed away at 1:20 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
Richard was born on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 1948, in Brazil, Ind. to the late Richard L and Miladeen (Scott) Baumgartner. He married Bonnie J. (White) Hendricks on Aug. 10, 1996, she survives.
Jane Buckingham, 71, Bluffton, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
Arrangements are pending at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva.
As the Braves venture to East Noble tonight to end their regular season, the DDD will be broadcasting the Adams Central/Woodlan game with a kick-off at around 7 p.m.
To view tonight's contest, simply click the link below, then log into the free service with a username and password. The pre-game show will begin at approximately 6:40 p.m.
Tom A. Craig, 77, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at Bluffton Regional Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer.