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Archive - Nov 2013

November 24th

Lady Stars take 3-0 start to season, down UCity 42-34

November 24, 2013

    BERNE—Back-to-back treys by South Adams sophomore guard Sydney Willis in the third period Saturday night erased any hopes of a Union City comeback and the Starfires moved to 3-0 on the season with a 42-34 triumph in non-conference action.
    The South Adams Lady Stars basketball team has started 3-0 thanks to a pair of overtime wins against Blackford and Eastbrook to start the season.

November 22nd

Squaws struggle for scores against Patriots, 39-20

November 23, 2013

    After two tough games on the road to open their 2013-2014 campaign, the Bellmont girls basketball team entertained Jay County in a non-conference tilt at the Teepee Friday night but found offense hard to find enroute to a 39-20 setback.
    After a close first four minutes of the game that found the Squaws trailing just 6-4, Jay County opened the floodgates with back-to-back treys and soared to a 17-5 edge at the end of the period.

Louise P. Lengerich

November 22, 2013

    Louise P. Lengerich, 91, Monroeville, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at Adams Heritage in Monroeville.
    She was born on Sunday, July 23, 1922, in Allen County, the daughter of the late Martin J. and  Lydia M. (Scherer) Boerger. She married Gerald T. “Tex” Lengerich on August 28, 1948; he passed away on March 21, 1995.

Betty L. Pettibone

November 22, 2013

    Betty L. Pettibone, 92, Woodburn, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013. 
    She is survived by her husband, Gene Pettibone of Woodburn; a daughter, Virginia L. (Tony) Smith of Walton, Ky.; a son, Jeffrey W. (Connie) Chambers of Indianapolis; step-son, Gary L. (Carolyn) Pettibone of Fort Wayne; step-daughter, Donna (Norval) Lehman of Berne; step-son, Michael E. (Carol) Pettibone of Decatur; step-daughter, Angela (Mark) Wiegman of Aurora, Colo.; and sister, Dorothy Blume of Sequim, Wash.

Paul J. Schaff

November 22, 2013

    Paul J. Schaff, 49, Fort Wayne, passed away at 5:20 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital.
    He was born in Valdosta, Ga., to Donald and Nancy Schaff; they survive. He married Tammy Litmer on May 9, 1998; she survives.
    Paul graduated from East Noble High School, Kendallville, and Purdue University, Fort Wayne. He worked on computer systems for Verizon and then Frontier.

Local residents Walk for Warmth

November 22, 2013

     Local residents who took part in Thursday evening’s annual Walk for Warmth, sponsored by the Adams County Community and Family Services, did so in the rain and cold.

Auditor gets okay to fill vacancy

November 22, 2013

    Adams County Auditor Mary Beery this week requested the county commissioners consider breaking the county hiring freeze to allow her to fill an opening created by the resignation of a deputy payroll auditor on her staff. Although the position vacated is a full-time one, Beery stated she has contemplated reducing the position to part-time because of changes in technology which have reduced the workload in some areas of the office’s operation.
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South Adams trail group gets boost

November 22, 2013

    South Adams Trails, Inc. President Gary Habegger recently spoke at Berne’s Rotary meeting regarding updates to the SATI bike and walking trail project.
    Habegger told the Rotarians the trails group recently learned that grant funding through the Indiana Department of Transportation had been approved, adding an additional $185,000 in grant money for continued upgrades to the trail and $415,000 for rehabilitation of the old railway bridge obtained from Bunge North America.

November 21st

Opal Martin

November 21, 2013

    Opal Martin, 97, Hartford City, died Nov. 18, 2013, in Phoenix, Ore. Arrangements are pending at Walker and Glancy Funeral Home, Montpelier.

Fleetwood no more; now ARG

November 21, 2013

    The names Fleetwood and Gold Shield have long been associated with the city of Decatur.
    Those names exist no longer, following a corporate shift which placed Fleetwood RV Inc. and Gold Shield under the corporate umbrella name of Allied Recreation Group.

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