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Archive - Dec 2013

December 23rd

Christina M. Roeder

December 23, 2013

    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.

St. Marys River now predicted to crest Christmas Day at 20.0 feet

December 23, 2013

    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.

Bald Eagle spotted in Pleasant Mills area

December 23, 2013

    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.

Roof work begins at BHS gym

December 23, 2013

    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.

December 21st

New Haven @ Bellmont, girls basketball webcast

December 21, 2013

     Tonight the Squaws host the Lady Bulldogs of New Haven on the hardwood. The varsity contest will begin at approximately 7:30 p.m. The DDD pre-game show will begin at 7:15 or approximately when the JV contest concludes. 

     To view the game, click the link below, then log in with a username and password. The service is free so tell your friends and family not to miss a moment of Bellmont sports! 

https://new.livestream.com/accounts/2267246/events/2636682?help=true

December 20th

Turnovers cost Jets late; Woodlan escapes with win, 54-50

December 21, 2013

    WOODBURN—Despite holding a one point lead with under two minutes to go in the fourth quarter, three turnovers in the final minute turned out to be the deciding factor as Adams Central fell to the Woodlan Warriors by a score of 54-50 on Friday night.
    The Warriors' senior guard Greg White came up big for Woodlan in the final quarter scoring five points and collecting three steals. His two biggest points of the contest came with 7.1 seconds as he connected on two free throws to give the home team a four-point lead.

AC grad has found her calling: Military animal care specialist

December 20, 2013

     A graduate of Adams Central High School scrubs into the sterile operating room and lays out the instruments the surgeon will need. High-tech life-support machines surround her as she draws blood from the patient’s hairy paw.
    This patient, a 6-year-old German shepherd, is just one of the many military working dogs she and her fellow animal care specialists provide medical care for on a daily basis.

Decatur council makes 2014 appointments

December 20, 2013

    Decatur City Council’s final meeting of 2013 this week brought about the usual year-end re-appointments, plus one new appointment.
    The new appointment saw council naming semi-retired funeral home director Dave Haggard to replace Don Tuszynski on the Board of Zoning Appeals. Tuszynski resigned in November.
    “Don has been on a long time and did a nice job for the city; we really appreciate what he did,” Mayor John Schultz said.

Christmas program held after weeklong delay

December 20, 2013

     Students at St. Joseph Catholic School performed their annual Christmas program Thursday evening, one week after the event was postponed due to inclement weather. Students, many dressed as angels, were on stage to perform the opening number.

December 19th

Chargers squeak by Braves in last few bouts, 36-28

December 20, 2013

    Bellmont senior Diego Hutker came oh so close to lifting the upstart Bellmont Braves to sudden victory, turning Carroll's Logan Jester twice, rolling out 10-1 in the decisive 132-pound match Thursday at the Teepee ... but he could not hold off Jester's power half-Nelson in period two and the Chargers scored a second straight dual meet victory over Bellmont, 36-28.

 

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