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April 28th

Amos R. Schwartz

April 28, 2014

 Amos R. Schwartz 80, Monroe, passed away at his residence at 5:45 a.m. Sunday April 27, 2014.
 He was born March 13, 1934, in Monroe, to the late John J. Jr. and Rosina J. (Schwartz) Schwartz.
 Amos married Maryann G. Schwartz Feb. 9, 1956; she survives.
 He was a member of the Old Order Amish. He was a retired farmer.

RoseAnn A.M. Schwartz

April 28, 2014

    RoseAnn A.M. Schwartz, 4, Willshire, Ohio, passed away at 5:35 a.m. Friday, April 25, 2014, at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.     She was born Sunday, May 10, 2009, in Geneva, to Atlee J. and MaryAnn E. Schwartz. 
    She was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
    Surviving are four brothers at home, Atlee, Jonathon, Jacob, Simon; a sister, Laura; grandparents, Jacob A. and MaryAnn W. Schwartz and Ernest L. and MaryAnn E Girod, all of Monroe.

Marie Thornburg

April 28, 2014

    Marie (Yoder) Thornburg, 88, Decatur, died Friday, April 25, 2014, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    Marie was born April 11, 1926, in Decatur, to the late Ross and Almira (Brown) LaTurner.
    Marie formerly attended Berne Evangelical Mennonite Church.  She was member of the VFW and American Legion ladies Auxiliary in Avon Park, Fla. Marie worked at the old Pioneer restaurant in Decatur and retired from the Sandwich Depot Restaurant in Avon Park.

Charlotte L. Weimer

April 28, 2014

    Charlotte L. Weimer, 86, Berne, died Sunday April 27, 2014, at Chalet Village in Berne.
    Funeral arrangements pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.

Two seek clerk of courts seat

April 28, 2014

    With incumbent Gayla Reinhart barred by term limits from seeking re-election this year, two Republican candidates have tossed their hats in the ring and will seek the GOP nomination for Adams County Clerk of Courts. Veteran businessman Ed Dyer and longtime deputy county recorder Jim Voglewede Jr. will square off in the May 6 primary election. Both candidates were issued an identical set of questions as part of the Daily Democrat’s pre-election coverage.

Berne cracking down on dogs running loose

April 28, 2014

    Berne Mayor Bill McKean announced the city has received numerous calls regarding dogs being allowed to run off-leash outside the owner’s property, or dogs not being safely and securely confined in outside enclosures.
    “Every person and family member has a right to feel safe when in their yards and on city streets and sidewalks,” McKean said in a news release. “Therefore, I am instructing our animal control officer and Berne law enforcement to strictly enforce the city Animal Control Ordinance.”

U.S. graduation rate reaches 80 percent

April 28, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. public high schools have reached a milestone, an 80 percent graduation rate. Yet that still means 1 of every 5 students walks away without a diploma.
    Citing the progress, researchers are projecting a 90 percent national graduation rate by 2020.
    Their report, based on Education Department statistics from 2012, was being presented Monday at the Building a GradNation Summit.

U.S. graduation rate reaches 80 percent

April 28, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. public high schools have reached a milestone, an 80 percent graduation rate. Yet that still means 1 of every 5 students walks away without a diploma.
    Citing the progress, researchers are projecting a 90 percent national graduation rate by 2020.
    Their report, based on Education Department statistics from 2012, was being presented Monday at the Building a GradNation Summit.

Squaws take seventh place at Turtle Town Invitational

April 28, 2014

    CHURUBUSCO—The Bellmont Squaws track team set 20 season personal best times  Saturday at the annual Turtle Town Invitational and ended up finishing seventh in the team standings of the Gold Division.
    The Squaws didn't garner any blue ribbons in the event but that didn't stop BHS coach Carl Risch from being enthused about their performance.

April 25th

Bellmont out-hits Broncos in 11-7 non-conference win

April 25, 2014

DALEVILLE— Bellmont improved on their perfect season start with an 11-7 victory over the Daleville Broncos on Friday night.
The Braves, now 7-0 on the year, started out with a 1-0 deficit after Corbin Maddox singled in the game's first run in the bottom of the first. Bellmont would respond with two in the top of the second to take the lead when Mason Shinabery and Ryan Okoniewski started the inning with two singles. After a second out, Kyle Wittwer singled in both Braves runners for the 2-1 advantage.

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