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Coaches versus Cancer Classic web coverage

April 5, 2013

To view any of the three baseball games during today's Coaches versus Cancer Classic triple header, simply follow the link and fill out a username and password to log onto the free service, then enjoy the games. 

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

Bluffton @ Bellmont, baseball opener

April 5, 2013

To view tonight's game between the Braves and the Tigers starting at approximatly 5 p.m. simply follow the link below, log into the free service, and enjoy the game. 

 

https://new.livestream.com/accounts/2267246/events/2005738?help=true

Codes update still on way

April 5, 2013

    The City of Decatur is moving ahead with plans to review and update its code book, something which includes a little bit of everything, from ordinances to regulations, to rules, etc.
    Mayor John Schultz said at this week's city council meeting that he had a bid for $16,775 from American Legal Publishing Corp. of Cincinnati, Ohio, to handle the time-consuming process.

Lehman bill on sale of school buildings signed by governor

April 5, 2013

    A bill authored by State Rep. Matt Lehman, R-Berne, to allow school corporations to sell vacant school buildings after the building is made available for sale or lease to a charter school for at least two years was signed into law by Gov. Mike Pence this week.
     According to Lehman's press secretary Kim Heffner, prior to the passage of HB 1012, such sales were allowed after four years. The bill also allows a school district to request a 30-day waiver from the Indiana Department of Education negating the two year requirement.

Reception is on tap for new NA superintendent

April 5, 2013

        (Following is a corrected version.)
    The North Adams school board will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Bellmont Middle School cafetorium to vote on a new superintendent. An open house to introduce the new superintendent will follow until 7:15.
    The board will then move to the administration building to hold its regular public meeting at 7:30.
    
AC makes pick

Jerome W. Lichtenstiger

April 5, 2013

    Jerome W. "Jerry" Lichtenstiger, formerly of Decatur, died March 3 at his home in Akron, Ohio.
    Among survivors are his wife, Eleanor (Harrop) Lichtenstiger of Akron, Ohio; two sons, Steven (Michele) Lichtenstiger of Rittman, Ohio, and Neil Lichtenstiger of Texas; and a daughter, Diane (Larry) Miller of Virginia.
    A memorial Mass was held March 25  in Akron and there was a private burial in Western Reserve Military Cemetery in Rittman.

 

Joseph S. Shetler

April 5, 2013

    Joseph S. Shetler, 14, of Geneva died Thursday at his residence.
    Among survivors are parents Mahlon K. and Martha J.M. (Schwartz) Shetler of Geneva; six sisters, Barbara S. (Alvin A.E.) Graber of Berne;  Savilla S. (Andy D.) Eicher, Martha S. (Chris D.) Eicher, Sarah S. (Johnny A.E.) Graber, Rose S. Shetler, and Emma S. Shetler, all of Geneva; and three brothers, Mahlon S. Shetler, Andy M. Shetler, and Henry M. Shetler, all of Geneva.

Squaws edge out Jay County; Lady Jets take third

April 5, 2013

    MONROE—The Bellmont girls collected blue ribbons a plenty Thursday evening in its opening triangular outdoor track meet of the season winning 12 of the 15 events but still edged out Jay County by just 10 points winning 76-66 over the Pats, while host Adams Central garnered just 11 points.
    The performance was a near repeat of last year's meet but had a different team winner this year as Jay County won in 2012 despite a lopsided collection of "blues" for the Squaws.

Tonight the Squaws look to end their losing streak against the visiting Blackhawk Christian Lady...
    KENDALLVILLE — "We would not have won, but a big difference in the...

 

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