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Beat the Pros FINAL STANDINGS

April 9, 2013

     The top brackets have been tabulated with the final results listed below. Only those brackets in the top 10 have been sorted out of ties for prize distribution purposes. Every other bracket past the top 10 that finished in a tie was not separated but kept as a tie to simplify the grading process. 

      The top 10 brackets are shown with an asterisk (*). Prize winners will be conacted to redeem their reward. Must have a photo id when collecting prizes.

Julia C. Bertram

April 9, 2013

    Julia Carolyn "Judy" Bertram passed away Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Lakeland Home in Angola.
    Judy was born in Decatur on April 26, 1918, daughter of Roman R. Parent and Clara A. Tricker Parent.
    She lived most of her adult life in Fort Wayne and had spent the last nine years at her home at Lake George. She graduated from St. Joseph’s School of Nursing in Fort Wayne in 1939. She was a cat lover, bird watcher and avid cook book collector.

Garald A. Lutz

April 9, 2013

    Garald A. “Gary” Lutz, 62, of Geneva, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Persimmon Ridge Rehabilitation Center in Portland.
    He was born April 9, 1950, in Elkhart, to the late Ramon R. and Wilma M. “Polly” (Kline) Lutz.
    Gary was employed as a machinist for more than 35 years with several manufacturers in the northwest Indiana area. He enjoyed spending time fishing, hunting and playing billiards.
He was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church.

Park boards merger eyed

April 9, 2013

    The announced retirement early next year of the superintendent of the Decatur-Adams County Parks and Recreation department sparked conversations at back-to-back meetings on Monday about the possibility of merging the county and city park boards and realigning the department.

No charges brought in 2012 buggy triple fatal

April 9, 2013

    Adams County Prosecutor Chris Harvey announced Tuesday that no charges will be filed in the April 17, 2012 accident that killed Jerry (17), Barbara (5) and Enos (3) Schwartz when a van, driven by Chandler T. Gerber, 21, of Bluffton, struck the rear of the buggy they were riding in. The children's mother, Mary, also suffered serious injuries in the accident.

Sirk delivers final State of Schools

April 9, 2013

    North Adams Superintendent Wylie Sirk gave his last State of the Schools address on Monday. In the address, he explained how North Adams uses technology as a tool to teach students "21st century skills" needed to accomplish their life goals.
    Dr. Sirk has three children who were educated in the North Adams Schools and he thanked the administrators, teachers, and other employees who currently work or used to work in the school system for the work they do.

AC withstands Bellmont run; win county game, 7-4

April 9, 2013

    In the opening two frames it appeared as though Bellmont was the returning state runners-up and Adams Central was the rebuilding squad in Tuesday's inter-county rivalry between the Jets and the Squaws.
    Bellmont held a 4-0 advantage taking advantage of four AC miscues in the first two innings but seven runs later, the Lady Jets showed stellar run support and pulled out the 7-4 victory.

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