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Archive - Jan 3, 2014

Elizabeth P. Gass

January 3, 2014

    Elizabeth P. “Pat” Gass, 79, Decatur, died Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital.
    Pat was born March 3, 1934, in Adams County, daughter of the late Clifford J. and Opal M. (Cook) Hess.
    She married John S. (Steve) Gass Sept. 1, 1956; he preceded her in death July 18, 1997.
    Pat was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and its Rosary Society. She was part owner of E.F. Gass Ladies Wear in Decatur.

Robert E. Lovellette

January 3, 2014

    Robert E. Lovellette, 80, Decatur, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at Adams Memorial Hospital following a long illness.
    He was born Sunday, July 23, 1933, in Decatur, the son of the late Harry D. and Pearl M. (Fuelling) Lovellette. 
    He married Ruby J. James Dec. 17, 1955, in Willshire, Ohio; she passed away June 30, 2004.
    Robert served his country in the United States Navy from 1952-1956.

Mercury takes a nosedive; worst yet to come

January 3, 2014

From staff reports
    With a total of 5 inches of snow falling Thursday across Adams County, and with a low temperature reading of -6 degrees this morning, area residents could use a break. Unfortunately, that break doesn’t seem to be coming anytime in the near future as another round of snow, and even colder temperatures, are forecast for the coming weekend.

Frigid morning

January 3, 2014

The time and temperature reading at the First Bank of Berne branch office on the east side of Decatur showed a generous reading of zero degrees F. early this morning. City officials reported an overnight low of -6 degrees.
Photo by J Swygart

Adams County welcomes first 2014 baby

January 3, 2014

Haley Davidson, Linn Grove, gave birth to Adams County’s first baby of the New Year. Her son, Jackson, was born at 1:49 a.m. Jan. 1 at Adams Memorial Hospital. The baby, Davidson’s second, weighed in at 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 inches long. Also pictured is Jackson’s father, Shawn Bowman, as he holds a gift basket full of goodies that traditionally goes to the first baby of the year.
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Heritage @ Bellmont, boys basketball webcast

January 3, 2014

   To view tonight's webcast of Heritage @ Bellmont boys basketball, simply click on the link below. Once on the site, log in with a username and password to enjoy the service for free. The pre-game show will begin at approximately 7:20 p.m. or directly after the JV contest. Feel free to leave comments or likes and spread the word for Bellmont sports!

Central, SAdams prepare for team state at Westfield

January 3, 2014

    "We're strong enough to win it, and there are a couple of other teams that are equally as good if not better. It comes down to bonus points," sized up Adams Central wrestling coach Doug Schultz, on the chances that his squad successfully defends its Class A state wrestling championship Saturday at Westfield High School.

    Tonight's final Northeast Hoosier Conference baseball game will go a long...
    FORT WAYNE— The Braves used a big homerun late in the game from Brett...
    MONROE— South Adams baseball came out on the right end of the conference...


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