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Archive - 2014

December 15th

Edward F. Sprunger

December 15, 2014

    Edward F. “Ed” Sprunger, 89, of Decatur, met his Heavenly Father, on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at Woodcrest Nursing Center.
    Ed was born on March 20, 1925, in Adams County to the late Martin F. and Cora (Mertz) Sprunger. On May 6, 1953. he married Marilyn R. Norton.
  Ed was a member of Union Chapel United Methodist Church and was chairman of the trustees and held many offices at the church.

Braves take command of NHC after quad sweep

December 15, 2014

    KENDALLVILLE — "We would not have won, but a big difference in the match was Bellmont winning those close ones at 120, 138, and 145 pounds," stated East Noble's veteran mat coach Keith Hoffer after No. 15 Bellmont bumped East Noble 45-25 Saturday between 74-0 and 63-12 routs over Norwell and DeKalb respectively at the NHC Quad Dual.

December 12th

Karel Louise Dailey

December 12, 2014

    Karel Louise (Thieme) Dailey, 74, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014. She was born in Decatur to Harold and Alma Thieme.
    She was a lifelong Lutheran and a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne.
    Diagnosed with lung cancer in 2010 she stayed strong in her faith and drew strength from the knowledge that God was always there for her and never left her side.

Doris D. Hart

December 12, 2014

    Doris D. Hart, 89, of Decatur, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, at Adams Memorial Hospital. She was born in Adams County May 9, 1925, to the late Arthur M. and Olive P. (Wagers) DeArmond. On Nov. 15, 1946, she married Gerald H. Hart; he preceded her in death Sept. 7, 2002.
    She attended Cornerstone Community Church and worked as a homemaker.

Charles E. Wendel

December 12, 2014

    Charles E. Wendel, 61, Decatur, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, at Adams Memorial Hospital. Charles was born in Decatur Sept. 1, 1953, to the late John L. and Leah M. (Richard) Wendel.
    Charles formerly attended St. Paul United Church of Christ in Rockford, Ohio. He was engaged in farming and enjoyed truck driving and transporting Amish. He also enjoyed playing cards, hunting and spending time with family and friends.

Carnegie Library deemed ‘worth saving’

December 12, 2014

    The Adams County Carnegie Library is a historic structure, and while its present condition may not be pristine, it is nonetheless worth saving from demolition, a group of about two dozen local residents agreed at the second public meeting of the Friends of the Carnegie Library Thursday night at Riverside Center.

Rural sewer project bids may go out in February

December 12, 2014

    Officials with the Adams County Regional Sewer District board are hopeful bids will be taken in February for construction of the county’s first-ever rural sewer collection system.

Fox resigns his seat on AC school board

December 12, 2014

    The new year is just around the corner, and Adams Central Community Schools’ board of education will find that with the new year will come a new board member.    Board member Dave Fox will resign from the board effective Dec. 31. The board has 30 days from that date to fill the vacancy. If no district resident submits an application, the seat will be filled through an appointment by Adams County Circuit Court Judge Chad Kukelhan.

Tonight's Bellmont girls basketball webcast cancelled

December 12, 2014

    Due to a short staff tonight, the DDD webcasting of the Bellmont/East Noble girls basketball contest has been cancelled. Apologies for those fans who were hoping to see the Squaws in action tonight. The next webcast will be Tuesday night when the girls host Blackhawk Christian.

Jets win SA mat rivalry easily, 50-18

December 12, 2014

    In a meet where nine weight classes failed to produce the proposed face-offs, Adams Central accepted three forfeits and won seven of 11 contests versus South Adams in a 50-18 ACAC win Thursday at the Stardome.
    "We kinda figured that (coach Barry) Humble had some tricks up his sleeve. He's trying to get matchups and get as many wins as he can, and we tried to counter a couple of those, and I think our depth won out in the end," summed up Central's first-year coach Tony Currie.

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