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April 21st, 2015

Brune wins Cato Scholarship

April 21, 2015

    Many times when gazing through the looking glass at student-athletes and their accomplishments, the student gets lost in translation.
    Bellmont senior Josh Brune is the epitome of the term student-athlete and prides himself on being the best at both portions. After winning one of 13 IHSAA/C. Eugene Cato Memorial Scholarships this year, now he has proof.
    Josh recently attended the banquet dinner down in Indianapolis for the event where he was a bit overwhelmed by the trip.

Andrews wins first place in AP contest

April 21, 2015

    Decatur Daily Democrat Associate Editor Jannaya Andrews captured a first-place plaque for excellence in column-writing in this year’s Indiana Associated Press Managing Editor’s competition.
    The awards were announced Friday night during a banquet in Indianapolis.
    Competing against newspapers with much larger circulations, this is the second consecutive year the Daily Democrat has captured at least one first-place award in the IAPME contest.

Donations sought for Golden Meadows auction

April 21, 2015

    Golden Meadows Home, 3646N C.R. 200E rural Decatur, will host its 21st annual auction to benefit the Special Needs Resident Fund beginning at 10 a.m. June 13.
    The auction will feature new merchandise, gift certificates from local businesses, items from out-of-town entities — such as professional sport teams, hotels, camp grounds and amusement parks — used merchandise in good condition and a food tent that will feature a tasty luncheon menu.

April 20th

NBA playoffs recap and predictions

April 20, 2015

     The NBA Playoffs started this past Saturday. We are going to look at the results and give predictions on how the rest of the series goes. We will start in the Eastern Conference first.
 
Eastern Conference
 
Game 1
Chicago Bulls 103
Milwaukee Bucks 91

 

Bebout named to ‘Soph 79’

April 20, 2015

Bellmont sophomore Taylor Bebout has recently been honored by PrepVolleyball.com landing on the annual Sophomore 79 list.
The honor, given to the top second-year volleyball players for their outstanding contributions to their high school teams, is given out every year by the group as well as a Freshman 59 list.
This is a nationally given award, not just Indiana, making it all the more special for the Bellmont setter.

‘Shrek’ coming to BHS stage

April 20, 2015

    Bellmont High School will present “Shrek the Musical” Friday and Saturday nights at the Erekson Theatre.
    Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film,  “Shrek the Musical” brings all the beloved characters from the film to life on stage and proves there’s more to the story than meets the ears.

Arbor Day event, meal is Thursday

April 20, 2015

     Adams County Director of Forestry Dwight Pierce announced Decatur will join in the celebration of the Arbor Flight 2.0 at 3:45 p.m. Thursday at the Boys and Girls Club in Decatur.
     Arbor Flight 2.0 is part of the annual Arbor Day celebration during which helicopters transport local dignitaries to sites in Indiana so they may participate in tree planting ceremonies and educational programming.

Strange pond fellows

April 20, 2015

    A bullfrog seems to have befriended a ceramic lizard in the backyard pond of a Decatur home. How long the relationship lasts is anyone’s guess.
Photo provided
 

Video of the day: TIME Releases Most Influential People list

April 20, 2015

TIME Magazine has revealed the 2015 TIME 100, its annual list of what it considers the 100 most influential people in the world.

April 17th

Central blasts Tigers, 10-2

April 17, 2015

    MONROE— Adams Central's bats swung wide open earning them their first victory of the young season on Thursday night with a 10-2 victory over the Bluffton Tigers.
    A five-run first inning set the tone for the Jets led by six singles in the frame. Cody Crump stole home to break open the scoring, then Luke Liter, Lance Busse, and Matt Baker would smack three consecutive RBI singles scoring one run apiece.

    Tonight's final Northeast Hoosier Conference baseball game will go a long...
    FORT WAYNE— The Braves used a big homerun late in the game from Brett...
    MONROE— South Adams baseball came out on the right end of the conference...

 

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