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November 28th

Jets and Stars sit atop first wrestling polls

November 29, 2013

    Adams County rivals Adams Central and South Adams lead the way among small schools in the wrestling season’s first statewide poll by classes.
     The Indiana High School Wrestling Coaches Association (IHSWCA) released its first classed rankings Wednesday. The poll is important as teams prepare for the IHSWCA Team State Dual Meet tournament at Westfield on January 4, 2014.

November 27th

Kable sinks buzzer-beater in OT for Jets; Braves and Stars lose

November 27, 2013

    CHURUBUSCO—Blade Kable sank a three-pointer from the top of the key at the end of overtime to give the Flying Jets a thrilling road victory over the Churubusco Eagles to open their season Wednesday night, 58-56.
    The Eagles' Brent Simmons shot two free throws with 10 seconds to play in the overtime and 'Busco down two points. After sinking the first Simmons missed the second but managed to snag his own rebound and his putback gave the Eagles a temporary lead at 56-55.

Behind the Black Friday ads

November 27, 2013

    The Daily Democrat will publish on Thanksgiving Day, and readers who pick up that day’s newspaper from their doorstep or at their favorite convenience store will be treated to a whopping 1.9-pound edition.
    Admittedly it’s normal to weigh your turkey, not your newspaper, on Thanksgiving Day, but Democrat mail room manager Donna Breisch did just that in the days leading up the DDD’s largest edition of the year. She was just curious.

Jailer fired; no reason given, yet

November 27, 2013

    The Adams County Commissioners conducted both an executive session Tuesday morning and a special session Tuesday afternoon in Adams County Circuit Court to consider terminating the employment of an individual with the Adams County Sheriff’s Department.

Cook the turkey, and not your house

November 27, 2013

    With the Thanksgiving holiday almost upon us, it’s time to take a moment to think about fire safety. According to the National Fire Protection Agency, Thanksgiving day is the number one leading day for home cooking fires. Currently, one of the most common causes of burn injuries and fires is individuals attempting to deep fry a turkey without taking proper precautions.

Antoinette Sorg

November 27, 2013

November 26th

Braves open mat season with lopsided win over Eagles

November 27, 2013

    In the 42nd meeting of the Bellmont Braves and the Columbia City Eagles, it was BHS who came away with an impressive 57-12 victory to open the season with a win at the Teepee Tuesday night.
    Bellmont, now 39-3 all-time against City, defeated the Eagles by a similar score on the road last season to open their campaign, 51-19, and they looked no less effective this time around.

Pigskin Picks, week 12 results

November 26, 2013

Bridge congregation helps feed needy children

November 26, 2013

Nearly 400 members of The Bridge Community Church in Decatur and Berne partnered with Kids Against Hunger Saturday to pack 85,536 meals for children in need. The church collected enough money by saving extra pocket change, money usually spent on dining out and outright donations to pay for nearly seven tons of food.

County snow removal plans for season are outlined

November 26, 2013

    With colder weather effecting road conditions in the local area, Adams County Highway Department Superintendent Mark Mitchel reported plans for snow removal for this winter season to the Adams County Commissioners at their regularly-scheduled Monday afternoon meeting in the service complex.
    Noting that while “each storm is different,” Mitchel informed commissioners his department will “try to get out earlier this year; about 5 p.m.” if conditions warrant such a response.

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