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May 16th

Seniors pave the way for Bellmont over Jay-Co, 4-1

May 17, 2013

    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.

Jay County @ Bellmont, baseball webcast tonight

May 16, 2013

    Tonight's broadcast of the Braves hosting the Patriots of Jay County will begin at approximately 4:45 p.m. To view the game, simply click on the link below and log in using a username and password for the free service. 

 

 https://new.livestream.com/accounts/2267246/events/2107587?help=true

Berne poised to take county lead

May 16, 2013

    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

May 16, 2013

    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.

NA board cool to pay hike for sub bus drivers

May 16, 2013

    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.

Concern expressed as county general fund below $1 million

May 16, 2013

    The Adams County Council decided at its monthly meeting on Tuesday to join the county commissioners to form a Courthouse Project Committee. The committee will meet at 7:30 a.m. on the second Tuesday of each month to make decisions regarding the courthouse.

Jets win a wild one at the Hangar over Luers, 15-14

May 16, 2013

    MONROE—Adams Central coach Dave Neuenschwander said his squad's lone meeting with Bishop Luers each season, a final tune-up before sectional play begins next week, is a lot like this.
    Well, maybe not exactly like Wednesday's contest, a game that saw both teams combine for 29 runs, 29 hits, five home runs and eight pitchers, five for Adams Central and three for Bishop Luers.

May 15th

Mary M. Beer

May 15, 2013

    Mary M. Beer, 93, of Berne, died this morning.
    Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.

NA chosen for pilot program

May 15, 2013

    Bellmont High School has been selected to serve as the site of a pilot program that will provide free training for current members of the local industrial workforce.
    The Adams County Industrial Maintenance Training Program, a collaborative effort between Ivy Tech Corporate College, WorkOne and the Adams County Economic Development Corp., is designed to provide continuing education to incumbent employees in specific subject areas identified by county industrial employers.

AC eyes compliance with health care law

May 15, 2013

    Preparations are under way at Adams Central to bring the school into compliance with the new Affordable Health Care Act that will take effect in January, 2014.
    Incoming Superintendent Dr. Lori Richmond, along with corporation Treasurer Pam Hawbaker and Secretary to the Superintendent Heather Schaffer, spoke with the AC Board of Education Tuesday about the new health plan and what it will mean for AC.

 

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