Archive - Dec 23, 2013
Tonight the Squaws welcome county-rival Adams Central to the Teepee for a game of two teams desperately needing a win. The Lady Jets (1-8) and Bellmont (0-10) square off beginning with the JV at 6:15 p.m. with the varsity to follow 20 minutes after.
The DDD webcast pregame show will begin at the end of the JV match or approximately 7:15 p.m. To view the gamecast, click the link below, then log in with a username and password. Enjoy the free service!
David J. Graber, 71, Bryant, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Sunday, Oct. 18, 1942, in Adams County to the late Jonas and Margaret (Schwartz) Graber.
Paul V. Eicher, 72, Bryant, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Friday, Sept. 5, 1941, to the late Menno E. and Veronica (Schwartz) Eicher.
Christina M. Roeder, 37, Decatur, died Dec. 19, 2013, at her residence.
She was born March 24, 1976, in Fort Wayne. Christina married Matthew C. Roeder July 27, 2005; he survives.
Christina was a homemaker.
The National Weather Service office in North Webster is predicting only minor flooding will occur in Adams County as the St. Marys and Wabash Rivers are now expected to crest at levels significantly lower than were forecast earlier in the recently-completed weekend.
The St. Marys River, swollen by 2.3 inches of rain over the weekend and further fueled by melting snow runoff, is expected to crest at 20.0 feet at 7 a.m. Christmas day, according to the revised NWS forecast.
This bald eagle was photographed near Pleasant Mills shortly after noon Sunday. Initially perched in a tree along the banks of the swollen St. Marys River, the eagle took flight as the photographer got a little too close.
Wright Risk Insurers, the insurance carrier for North Adams Community Schools, has approved immediate replacement of the Bellmont High School gymnasium roof that was damaged when high-velocity, straight-line winds passed through the area last month. Work is to be undertaken during the Christmas break.