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Archive - Feb 2013

February 11th

Judge finds Baker guilty of violating his parole

February 11, 2013

    A Noble County Superior Court judge has ruled that Paul David Baker, 49, of Monroeville, violated his probation terms for conviction of child molesting and battery.
    Judge Robert Kirsch found Baker in violation due to charges filed against Baker in Adams County last July for two counts of unlawful employment near children by a sexual predator.

February 10th

Busse crowned at 182; Five others headed to State

February 10, 2013

    FORT WAYNE — "I like where Im at right now. Things are working," stated Bellmont senior Brad Busse after accepting his first place award for a second straight 182-pound semistate wrestling title Saturday night.
    For the third straight week, Busse turned back Adams Central standout Ben Pfister, scoring a second period fall, but both will go to the show next Friday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis as part of a six-man county contingent, including three from Adams Central.

February 8th

Stars advance to finals with win over ‘Busco, 34-25

February 9, 2013

    BLUFFTON—The Lady Stars proved Friday night in the sectional semi-finals that early starts aren't always the key to success in basketball.
    Despite going scoreless after one quarter, South Adams topped Churubusco 34-25 at Bluffton High School to move on to the sectional finals tonight against Bishop Luers who are seeking their sixth straight title, 20th overall.
    In fact, Luers has won 13 of the last 15 sectional championships.

Huntington North @ Bellmont,boys basketball webcast

February 8, 2013

      To view the Braves against the Vikings on the DDD webcast simply follow the link below and log in to the free service. 

https://new.livestream.com/accounts/2267246/events/1865068?help=true

Wayne H. Hirschy

February 8, 2013

    Funeral services for Wayne H. Hirschy, 91, of Decatur, who died Tuesday, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Monroe United Methodist  in Monroe.
    An incorrect time for the funeral was listed in Thursday’s edition. We apologize for the error.

Decatur honors its own

February 8, 2013

    Decatur Mayor John Schultz, honored Thursday night with the Chamber of Commerce's annual Stephen Decatur Award, said he sees the honor as "the acknowledgment that there is still much more to do."
    The award, first presented in 1988 to Rita Setser, is presented for outstanding service to the community. It is named for naval war hero Commodore Stephen Decatur.
    Schultz, who served 16 years as a city councilman, is in his sixth year as mayor.

Turtles probe leads to arrest

February 8, 2013

    What started as an investigation by Department of Natural Resources (DNR) officers into an illegal turtle selling operation ... yes, turtles .. .turned into a drug arrest for a Monroe resident, according to Monroe Town Marshal Dio Hernandez.

Tickets available for Hall of Fame fete

February 8, 2013

    Those interested in attending the upcoming Indiana Hall of Fame banquet when Decatur native David Anspaugh will be honored may still purchase tickets. But banquet organizers say they are selling quickly.
    The event is scheduled for Wednesday, March 20, at the Primo Banquet Hall, 2615 National Avenue in Indianapolis.
    For a reservation, send $50 per person with name, address (including city, state and ZIP), plus phone number and email, to: One Hall of Fame Court, New Castle, In 47362.

February 7th

Braves’ comeback run falls short against DeKalb, 65-61

February 8, 2013

    Bellmont came a few free throws short of upsetting DeKalb at the Teepee on Thursday night as the Barons escaped with a 65-61 win over the Braves in NHC action.
    The Braves were down by as many as 10 points early in the fourth quarter but some gutsy baskets kept the game interesting down the stretch including a basket plus the foul for Logan Baker that cut the lead to five points at 51-46.

Bellmont vs. DeKalb, BB broadcast

February 7, 2013

      Tonight's broadcast of the Braves/Barons can be seen by clicking the link below. Sign in to the free service and enjoy the ball game. 

https://new.livestream.com/accounts/2267246/events/1863090

 

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