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Archive - 2013

February 12th

Adams County grapplers prepare for Bankers Life F.H.

February 12, 2013

    Cody Walburn may have had a premonition about his first round foe at the 75th annual IHSAA State Wrestling Finals.
    "Brandon James finished third at New Castle," Walburn noted Saturday after he finished second at the Fort Wayne Semistate 126-pound division. Seconds and thirds square off Friday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in the preliminary round. Winners move on and place on Saturday, losers head to the seats.

February 11th

Adeline M. Fuentes

February 11, 2013

    Adeline M. Fuentes, 90, of Decatur, passed away on Saturday, February 9, 2013, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    She was born on Saturday, December 16, 1922, in Elizabeth, N.J., to the late John and Minnie (Bochman) Milligan.
    Adeline married Frank Fuentes on September 25, 1948, in N.J.; he passed away February 2, 2012.
    Adeline attended St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Decatur. She worked for 15 years at Anchor Corporation in the mail room.

Timothy A. Gase

February 11, 2013

    Timothy A. Gase, 50, of Decatur, died Saturday February 9, 2013.
    Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

Police surround city home

February 11, 2013

    The Indiana State Police Emergency Response Team (ERT) was summoned to Decatur Sunday evening to assist the Adams County Sheriff's Department with the execution of a search warrant after county officers received information that a man they believed to be heavily armed was in a local residence.
    Sheriff Shane Rekeweg said police are actively looking for Wade Richard Crone, 26, who is wanted on a charge of criminal confinement, a class D felony.

Sheriff eyeing technology changes

February 11, 2013

    Sheriff Shane Rekeweg hopes to make some changes in the technology of the sheriff's department this year.
    The current PSAP system (which records caller information from 911 phone calls) has been malfunctioning for the past two years, including times when it doesn't work at all. The current company has failed to fix all of the "bugs," so Rekeweg and county Information Technology Director Landon Patterson have decided to switch the system to one offered by Frontier.

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 11, 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. 

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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.

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