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February 5th

Dwenger grad set to visit St. Joe, Smoker

February 5, 2013

    Notre Dame wide receiver John Goodman, a graduate of Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger High School, will be the honored guest at this Sunday's 43rd annual St. Joe Smoker at the Knights of Columbus pavilion.
    Goodman played in 35 games for the Irish before winding up his career this season. The 6-3, 215-pounder will sign autographs at the St. Joe gymnasium from 12:30 to 1:30 Sunday.
    Door at the K of C will open at 12:30.

Enedina S. Rosa

February 5, 2013

    Enedina S. Rosa, 72, of Decatur, died today.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

M. Mercedes Villagomez

February 5, 2013

    M. Mercedes Villagomez, 100, of Decatur, died today.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

Local boy blasts onto hockey scene

February 5, 2013

By DYLAN MALONE
    Mitchell Voglewede loves to play hockey.
    He's not just any hockey fan, though. Mitchell is nine-year-olds.
    "Mitchell has been playing hockey since he could walk," proud dad Chad Voglewede noted.

February 4th

Grace E. Dreher

February 4, 2013

    Grace E. Dreher, 88, died on Wednesday, January 30, 2013.
    She was born October 18, 1924, in Van Wert, Ohio, to the late Louis and Goldie Long.
    Grace was a waitress for 22 years at Richards Restaurant in Fort Wayne.

Lawmakers hear plenty on education

February 4, 2013

    State Rep. Matt Lehman and State Sen. Travis Holdman would like to see their colleagues in the Indiana General Assembly take a break from additional school reforms during the current legislative session.
    Their constituents apparently feel otherwise.
    Lehman, R-Berne, and Holdman, R-Markle, fielded questions for 90 minutes Saturday morning during a town hall-style meeting in Decatur. And the bulk of those questions focused on … you guessed it … education.

Hospital solidly black

February 4, 2013

    The final financial statement for 2012 showed that Adams Memorial Hospital (AMH) finished the year $384,021 in the black thanks to over $1.3 million in non-operating revenue received.
    That surplus figure is over three times the amount to the good posted by the hospital in 2011 when the year ended at $104,947 in the black.

South Adams 'Dots' to auction Taylor Swift-signed guitar

February 4, 2013

    Dots in Blue Water, the student-led non-profit based out of South Adams High School, is planning on making a third trip to Haiti this summer to assist residents there.
    So the students have announced plans for an upcoming "coffee shop" and auction to raise funds for the trip.

Adams County nets four champions at mat regional

February 4, 2013

    "It was definitely, by far, my biggest win," stated South Adams senior LJ Moser, after knocking off No. 1 rated Schuyler Phillips of Yorktown, 3-1, in the 120-pound Jay County Regional Wrestling championship match Saturday.
    "I was so nervous with 20 seconds left on the clock. I'm thinking, this is the state runner-up and he's ranked first, and I just have to hold on, and I was able to do it."

February 1st

Squaws’ defense stifles Stars on senior night, 35-21

February 2, 2013

    Bellmont held South Adams scoreless in the first quarter en route to a 35-21 victory at the Teepee on Friday night.
    The Squaws made the most out of the senior night season finale by earning their fifth win of the season and snapping an eight-game losing streak in the process.

    Bellmont played its first four games away from home but Thursday night lit up...
    Tonight's make-up contest between the Blackford Bruins and the Bellmont Braves...
     To view tonight's contest between the Squaws and the visiting Crestview...

 

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