Archive - Feb 2014
Tonight the Braves host the Patriots of Jay County in the regular season finale for both teams before Tuesday's sectional begins. The JV tips off at 6:15 p.m. with the varsity set for a 7:45 start. The DDD webcast will begin at approximately 7:30 p.m. with the pre-game show as well as an interview with the three seniors in honor of Senior Night at the Teepee. To view the Braves' final home game this season, click the link below, then log in with a username and password to enjoy the service for free. Go Bellmont!
March may not come in like a lion Saturday everywhere across the nation, but winter will continue to roar during the first several days of the month and impact more than 100 million people.
The National Weather Service in northern Indiana has issued a winter storm watch for Adams and surrounding counties which is in effect from late Saturday night through Monday morning.
According to the NWS, heavy snowfall, with accumulations of between 6-9 inches, is expected during that time frame.
This flock of sandhill cranes, spotted flying north over Decatur earlier this week, may want to to reconsider that decision as another major winter storm appears to be headed for northern Indiana over the upcoming weekend.
Photo by J Swygart
The ever-present green fire tuck of the Berne Fire Department, which is about 35-years-old, may soon be a thing of the past.
Berne Fire Chief John Crider met with city council Monday evening to request permission to seek bids for a new pumper tanker for the department. The new pumper tanker would hold 3,000 gallons of water and would be used for both city and rural fires.
Carl V. Bultemeier, 86, Hoagland, passed away at 1:45 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at his residence following a short illness.
He was born Sunday, Dec. 11, 1927, in Fort Wayne, the son of the late Victor and Wilhelmina (Selking) Bultemeier. He married Dorothy Lepper Sept. 2, 1950, in New Haven; she survives.
With the extreme winter Adams County has experienced this year, causing area schools to cancel more than 10 days of classes, the question of how — and when — students will make up those days has been in the forefront of the minds of many area parents.
Bellmont High School held its first Career Day Wednesday morning as local businesses, government employees and manufacturers came to the school to give BHS students a look at their possible future.
The Decatur Fire Department Water Rescue Unit was dispatched to assist the Adams County Sheriff’s Department about 10 a.m. Wednesday after an unidentified man attempted to drive his vehicle onto the ice of C.R. 225N, which is currently flooded. A spokesman for the department stated sheriff’s deputies were able to rescue the man from the ice before the rescue unit arrived.
Photo by Jannaya Andrews
A proposed ordinance may soon allow all terrain vehicles and utility vehicles to operate on Berne roadways along the same scope of golf carts.
Under the proposed amendment to the golf cart ordinance currently in place in Berne, ATV and UTV riders at least 18-years-old would be allowed to drive on Berne city and rural streets with the same regulations as golf carts.