Archive - May 2013
To view Saturday's doubleheader, simply follow the appropriate link to the game. Game one between Concordia and the Braves will start at approximately 10 a.m. After Concordia plays Munster in game two at noon, the Braves will take the field once again playing the Mustangs at approximately 2:30 p.m. (depending on the time of the first two games). The first link below will be for game one with the second link taking you to game three.
Allied Specialty Vehicles, parent company of Fleetwood RV in Decatur, on Thursday announced the purchase of the Monaco, Holiday Rambler and R-Vision recreational vehicle businesses from Navistar, Inc.
Production of the Monaco RV and Holiday Rambler lines will be moved from Wakarusa in Elkhart County to Decatur and could lead to 100 or more new jobs in Adams County starting in 2014, according to company officials.
"I feel for the folks in Wakarusa, but I am very happy for Decatur," Mayor John Schultz said this morning of Fleetwood's expected expansion. "This is nothing but good news. It shows the confidence Fleetwood has in Decatur, and we will do whatever we can to assist them in the transition and going forward."
With four teachers opting for the retirement incentive package offered by Adams Central last month – which gave qualifying teachers a onetime payout of $15,000 – several personnel moves were presented, and approved, by the AC Board of Education Tuesday.
Jon Johnson was hired as the new geometry/algebra I teacher for the 2013-14 school year. This position includes teaching all high school geometry classes as well as algebra I End of the Course (ECA) remediation classes.
Mary L. Gould, 84, of Willshire, Ohio, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013, in Van Wert County Hospital.
Mary was born on October 30, 1928, in Wells County to the late Forrest and Nettie (Frauhiger) Mankey.
On April 10, 1948, she married Sherman R. Gould; he preceded her in death in May 2006.
Mary was a former member of First United Methodist Church. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Women of the Moose 1311.
Bellmont coach Ben Fawbush put all seven of his seniors in the starting lineup for the entire game on Thursday night against Jay County for the Braves' final home game and the leaders of the team stepped up big landing BHS a 4-1 win over the Patriots.
Senior night lived up to the expectations of the fans led by a seven inning complete game win for Dylan Call who struck out the final four batters he faced to put an exclamation point on the victory.
The city of Berne is poised to take the lead in establishing Adams County's first enhanced tax abatement program — a move that would grant qualifying firms who are making a substantial investment in the community up to five years of freedom from all real estate and personal property tax liability.
Mary M. Beer, 93, of Berne, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Swiss Village.
She was born to the late Melvin and Lavina (Beitler) Diehl on July 19, 1919, in Adams County.
She married Kenneth Beer on December 1, 1940; he survives in Berne.
Mary was a member of the Cross Community Church and co-owner of Dewbrook Farms. She enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting, bird watching, and cooking.
In an effort to shore up a depleted roster of bus drivers, the North Adams school corporation is contemplating an increase in the pay rate offered to substitute drivers.
In his written report to the board on Tuesday, transportation supervisor Larry Carty recommended increasing the rate paid to substitute drivers to $57 per day.
Carty said the pay hike was a 50 percent increase over the current rate, but still falls short of the fee paid by some surrounding districts.