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Archive - 2014

May 21st

Squaws take 2nd at New Haven sectionals; Homestead tops

May 21, 2014

    NEW HAVEN—Six wins, including two new track sectional records, wasn't quite enough for Bellmont Tuesday night but the Carl Risch-led Squaws still qualified for 12 of the 16 events at next week's IHSAA regional at Wayne.

May 20th

John D. Black

May 20, 2014

    John D. Black, 69, Decatur, died Sunday, May 18, 2014, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    Surviving are two daughters, Jodi (Kevin) Cook of Monroe and Chris (Gary) Cearns of Decatur; a brother, Terry (Darlene) Black of Decatur; five grandchildren, Crystal (Aaron) Harvey, Laura Cook, Sarah Cearns, Shalynn Cearns and Cody Cearns; three great-grandchildren, Anabelle and Parker Harvey and Jaxson Case; and his companion, Edith “Babe” Wheeler of Decatur.

Abe R. Yoder

May 20, 2014

    Abe R. Yoder, 64, Geneva, died Sunday, May 18, 2014.

Ray Feaster

May 20, 2014

 
    Ray Feaster, 93, Geneva, died Sunday, May 18, 2014, at Swiss Village Retirement Center in Berne. 
    Survivors include his wife, Eunice (Wilson) Feaster of Berne; two daughters, Leota (Doug) David and Janice Wolford, both of Geneva; a son, Alfred (Linda) Feaster Jr. of Berne; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. May 28, at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home, 100 N. Washington St., Gevena, with Wayne Steury officiating.

Michael J. Magsamen

May 20, 2014

    Michael J. Magsamen, 62,  Decatur, died Sunday.
    Arrangements pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.

Brune to county: Use current jail site

May 20, 2014

    Another week, another opponent.
    Decatur resident Jason Brune appeared before the Adams County Commissioners Monday afternoon with an information packet he had assembled in an attempt to dissuade county officials from the concept of locating the proposed jail/superior court complex in the downtown area.

Spring training

May 20, 2014

     After a week of cold, wet weather, Monday’s temperatures were more conducive to spring activities. Youth baseball teams took to the diamond to practice for the upcoming seasons, including the two young hardballers spotted at Hanna-Nuttman Park.

Field Work

May 20, 2014

     Warmer weather may finally be upon us and area farmers, like this one on 200E northeast of Berne, are taking advantage of the of sunny skies to work their fields.

Braves oust Columbia City in dual

May 20, 2014

    The Braves made due with what they had at the plate Monday night rocking another conference victory over Columbia City at home, 3-1.
    Ryan Okoniewski pitched a complete game victory for the Braves allowing just one run on seven scattered hits with zero walks and four K's.
    "Tonight was a great game," Bellmont coach Ben Fawbush noted. "Ryan pitched extremely well and I couldn't have asked for more of him. His off-speed stuff was working well mixed with his fastball."

May 19th

Mary J. Murchland

May 19, 2014

    Mary Jane Murchland, 86, Decatur, passed away Sunday, May 18, 2014, at Markle Health and Rehabilitation.
    She was born Sunday, May 29, 1927, in Adams County, the daughter of the late Harry Oren and Emily L (Bracht) Worden. 
    She married Eugene R. “Hugo” Murchland April 13, 1947, at the Salem United Church of Christ in Magley; he passed away March 6, 2014.

    Bellmont boys soccer recovered from their first two losses of the season...
   Bellmont volleyball hosts Bishop Luers tonight at the Teepee in a rare, non-...
    BLUFFTON— Bellmont's girls golf team won their first sectional title...

 

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