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February 15th

Ruth E. Edwards

February 15, 2013

    Ruth Ellen Wiggins Edwards, 86, of Warren, Ind., passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at Heritage Pointe Home.
    She was born in Dixon, Ill., to the late Frank Davis Sr. and Frances Irene Taylor Wiggins.
    Ruth married Herbert LeRoy Edwards of Lanark, Ill. in 1945; he survives.

A new court building? Bauman: Up to voters

February 15, 2013

    In clarifying the situation about this week's decision on a new superior court building, Adams County Commissioner Doug Bauman said Thursday that the only decision made in a meeting between the commissioners and county council is that there will be no building attached to the current courthouse.
    The final decision on whether or not to construct a new building for the superior court will be up to the voters in a future referendum, Bauman said.

Late campaign-finance filers won’t be fined

February 15, 2013

    Three candidates in last year's elections who filed late campaign finance reports will not be fined, the Adams County Election Board decided at a recent meeting.
    John Minch of Berne, a Democrat who unsuccessfully sought a seat on the county council, was two days late filing his report, according to Adams County Clerk Gayla Reinhart.

Big prize up for grabs at Monday game

February 15, 2013

    Warm up those shootin' arms if you plan to attend Monday's benefit basketball game pitting the Adams County Crime Fighters against the K105 All Stars.
    In observance of 15 years of playing benefit games, K105 is offering a contest in which someone attending the game here could win $15,000.
    At halftime, those who sign up must accomplish the following to win the big prize: make a layup, then a free throw, then a three-pointer and then a halfcourt shot — all within 25 seconds.

Starfires lead way for Adams County swimmers in prelims

February 15, 2013

    PORTLAND – Adams Central, Bellmont and South Adams’ boys’ swimming teams all advanced swimmers to the sectional finals at the Jay County Sectional on Thursday.
    South Adams stands to gain significant points with two swimmers in the finals of two races – Jesse Sutton and Shad Swygart in the 100 backstroke, and Cory Sank and Chris Inniger in the 500 freestyle.

February 14th

Paul A. Amstutz

February 14, 2013

    Reverend Paul A. Amstutz, 85, Mt. Morris, Michigan, formerly of Berne, died Tuesday.
    Among survivors are his wife, M. Jean (Andrews) Amstutz; two sons, David (Carrie) Amstutz of Gladwin and Dan (Barbara) Amstutz of Grand Island, Fla.; and daughter, Helyn (Craig) Smith of Flint.
    Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on February 9 at Calvary United Methodist Church in Flint, Mich. Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery in New Lothrop, Mich.

Sewer board nearing decision

February 14, 2013

    The Adams County Regional Sewer District's board of directors may be nearing a decision on the future of a proposed $4.5 million sewer project to serve the rural areas of northern Adams County.

Minnich to exit at AC – AD has been at school 39 years

February 14, 2013

    Adams Central will mark another end of an era as longtime Athletic Director Rick Minnich submitted his resignation to the Adams Central Board of Education Tuesday night.
    Minnich, who has served AC in various positions for 39 years, said in his letter he  has been blessed and has no regrets in beginning and ending his career at AC. Minnich thanked the school and the community for the help and support he has received during his time at AC.

T-shirts to back Bahrke sell Friday

February 14, 2013

    T-shirts to support Adams Central eighth grader Tyson Bahrke in his fight against cancer will be available for pre-sale order at the Adams Central-South Adams basketball game on Friday.
    The shirts are $10 apiece, and over half of the proceeds from this will go directly to Tyson's family to help pay for his chemotherapy, an announcement said.
    The shirts will be available for pickup from later AC home games or the elementary school office beginning February 25.

February 13th

Sawyer, Busse headline state wrestling return

February 14, 2013

    Adams County will have six solid representatives, including returning placers Sawyer Miller of South Adams and Bellmont senior Brad Busse, in Friday night's preliminary round of the IHSAA State Wrestling Tournament.
    Busse, seventh last year at 182 pounds, returns to that weight as a senior and will go in again as a semi-state champ. Miller took fourth as a freshman at 106 pounds and will be in the 113-pound class, coming in as a third-placer from Fort Wayne.

    Concordia Lutheran backed up their number one ranking in class 3A on Tuesday...
   Tonight's volleyball contest at the Teepee invites the Concordia Cadets,...
    MONROE— Bellmont completed the sweep of Adams Central teams over the...

 

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