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September 26th, 2014

United Way kickoff luncheon held

September 26, 2014

    The annual United Way Kickoff event was held Thursday at the South Adams Senior Center in Berne, with Executive Director Mari Sanders and co-chairs Jessica Thieme and Natasha Nevil outlining the goals for the 2014 pledge drive.
    Kicking off the event was Pastor Donald Sauls of Peace Lutheran Church and Compassionate Ministries, along with Adams County residents Jaun and Lisa Martinez, who spoke of the help they have received through Compassionate Ministries.

Hospital gets more good financial news

September 26, 2014

    A quick 45-minute meeting of the Adams Health Network Board of Trustees was held Wednesday night at the Adams Evergreen facility, with yet another positive financial report for the previous month delivered.

September 25th

Bellmont @ Carroll, volleyball webcast

September 25, 2014

    Tonight Squaws volleyball travels to Carroll for what could be the most important NHC match-up of the season against the perennially challenging Chargers. The JV contest will kick off the night around 6 p.m. with the varsity contest about half an hour after. 

    To view tonight's webcast, click on the link below. Once on the game site, log in with a username and password (or sign in with Facebook) to use the service for free. Leave a comment to show your support of this and all Bellmont webcasts. Your input matters to the DDD. Go Squaws!

Winchester Street site purchase for jail OK’d

September 25, 2014

    With little fanfare, Adams County Commissioners cleared a major hurdle in locating the proposed new county jail on property owned by the Miller Family Trust on the southwest side of Decatur. The commissioners on Monday approved a notice to exercise their option to purchase the 162-acre tract of land along Winchester Street.

Decatur business owner frustrated with commissioners

September 25, 2014

    Decatur City Councilman Cam Collier was in the audience during Monday’s meeting of the Adams County Commissioners, but waited until the end of the lengthy session before deciding to speak. Collier’s father, Dave, owns the Collier Insurance building on 3rd Street, which has been the subject of conversation by county officials connected with its possible purchase as a site for the planned superior court complex.

Bellmont Homecoming set for Friday

September 25, 2014

     Homecoming festivities will take place at Bellmont High School Friday night when the Braves host the Carroll Chargers. Pictured above are members of BHS Homecoming Court. In front, from left, are seniors Meagan O’Campo, Amberly Gutierrez and Lauren Albert. In back, from left, are Oliver Gehres, sophomore: Austin O’Campo, junior; seniors Jordan Amacker, Garrett Schieferstein, Nicholas Do Valle Cordosa and Vince Faurote; Leah Hummer, junior; Alyssa Brune, sophomore; and Jillian Roth, freshman.

 

September 24th

Squaws win first sectional title

September 25, 2014

A FIRST TIME FOR ALL GREAT THINGS— For the third straight season, the Bellmont Squaws golf team has advanced to the regional finals but this season BHS hoisted the trophy as the first place team for the first time in school history. Above, the Squaws pose with their hardware and ribbons (L-R): Morgan Ellsworth, Rylee Hamilton, Emma Ainsworth, Macy Phegley, Lexy Norby, and coach Andy Heim. (Photo provided)

Pigskin Picks, week three results

September 24, 2014

   After three weeks of Pigskin Picks, Virginia Haugk sits atop the overall standings at 67 points thanks to a 23-point boost this week. The week three winner was Todd McGill as he correctly guessed the tie-breaker score of 46* points between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos. He was also the only entry to miss only one game this week.

Stephen D. Cox

September 24, 2014

    Stephen D. Cox, 30, Decatur, formerly of Germantown, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at the University Hospital in Cincinnati. He was born Aug. 10, 1984, in Kettering, Ohio.
    Stephen was a pharmacist for Adams Memorial Hospital and attended the Germantown United Methodist Church.

Elna C. Fuhrmann

September 24, 2014

    Elna C. (Schaper) Fuhrmann, 88, Hoagland, died at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at Woodview Healthcare in Fort Wayne.
    Elna was born on Friday, Feb. 26, 1926, in Allen County to the late Gerhardt and Lydia (Witte) Schaper.  She married her husband of 67 years, Gerald Fuhrmann, May 31, 1947, in New Haven; he survives in Fort Wayne.

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