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Archive - 2014

May 14th

Adams Central fills teaching, coaching slots

May 14, 2014

    Several new, but familiar, faces will be seen at Adams Central next year after the board of education decided on a variety of personnel issues during Tuesday evening’s regularly scheduled meeting.
    Joel Reinhard was hired as the new high school/middle school social studies teacher after filling the position this past school year while the previous teacher was on maternity leave.

May 13th

Braves golf blasts Barons in Auburn

May 13, 2014

    AUBURN— The Braves ventured a Greenhurst Country Club in Auburn to face off with NHC foe DeKalb on Tuesday night avoiding the wetter weather down south to win a 155-174 match-up.
    Playing the front nine on the course, Bellmont's Chase Ellsworth finished with a medalist 37 on the day but each Braves' shooter shot better than the Barons' top golfer on the day.
    Grant Ainsworth and Sterling Price each shot 39s just behind Ellsworth, while Corey Coshow and Patrick Wright finished with a 40 each.

Polly A. Alexander

May 13, 2014

    Polly A. Alexander, 68, Fort Wayne, died Sunday, May 11, 2014, at her residence.
    Polly was born Oct. 11, 1945, in Decatur to the late Hollis D. and Kathryn V. (Hook) Bonifas.
    She married Martin P. “Marty” Alexander III July 24,1965; he preceded her in death on Sept. 6, 2013.
    Polly was an administrative assistant for the DeKalb Central United Schools.

Donald W. Barger

May 13, 2014

    Donald W. Barger, 76, rural Decatur, died Monday, May 12, 2014, at Bluffton Regional Medical Center.
    Don was born Sept. 16, 1937, in Adams County to the late Floyd G. and Merle (Plummer) Barger.
    He married his wife of 50 years, Sharon D. Garton, March 7, 1964; she survives.

Patricia Vergara

May 13, 2014

    Patricia Vergara, 69, Decatur, died Tuesday morning.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.

Turnout heavy for Decatur jail chat

May 13, 2014

    For the second time in less than a week, Adams County officials Monday evening invited the public to be part of the conversation surrounding a proposed new county jail and superior court complex tentatively planned for downtown Decatur.

Lehman touts Indiana Grown bill

May 13, 2014

        A new state law intended to promote Indiana farmers was one of many things touched on by Rep. Matt Lehman, R-Berne, during the May Chamber of Commerce luncheon held Monday afternoon at Woodcrest.
    Lehman said he was inspired to write the bill after visiting a restaurant in Vermont that touted using only local produce in their meals.

Highway superintendent to retire

May 13, 2014

    Adams County Highway Department Superintendent Mark Mitchel announced his pending retirement at the regular weekly meeting of the Adams County Commissioners Monday afternoon.
    “After a lot of consideration and discussions with my wife, I have decided I will be retiring in August,” Mitchel stated to commissioners. A large part of the decision to end his career with the county highway department was determined by the severity of the past winter season.

Bishop Luers @ Bellmont, softball webcast

May 13, 2014

    Tonight the Squaws (4-14) host the Bishop Luers Lady Knights (8-9) on the softball field at home. The game is slated to begin at 5 p.m. but is subject to change due to fluctuating school dismissal times. The DDD broadcast will begin approximately 15 minutes before game time.

    To view tonight's game, click the link below, then log in with a username and password to use the service for free. Go Squaws!

 

https://new.livestream.com/accounts/2267246/events/2994191

Squaws earn first NHC track title

May 13, 2014

    NEW HAVEN—Bellmont scored in all but one event and captured five first place finishes en route to snaring its first-ever Northeast Hoosier Conference girls track conference title Monday night at the Patrick D. Monaghan Track and Field Facility at New Haven High School.
    "The story of the night is that our back-up runners came through to score. You've got to have the horses to win a meet like this and we benefited from scoring two people in a lot of the events," analyzed Bellmont coach Carl Risch.

    GAS CITY —  Bellmont took step No. 1 on its mission to win a 10th...
GREAT START, HISTORICAL FINISH—The unlikely group of upstart Braves are seen above at the...
ON TO THE IRISH PITCH— Former Bellmont and University of Saint Francis standout, Sam Meyer...

 

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