Coaches, athletic directors, and principals met up with the media at the Back 40 Junction on Wednesday afternoon to draw for the 91st annual ACAC tournament slated once again to have its semi-finals at Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne.
Bluffton will be the team everyone has their eyes on this season on the boys side as the returning champions from last year's season with coach Bill Leising returning to the helm once again this season.
Ruth M. Bolinger, 90, of Fort Wayne, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 at Parkview Regional Medical Center.
Ruth was born in Decatur Feb. 9, 1923, to the late Harmon M. and Leona (Harting) Gillig. On Aug. 17, 1946, she married Arthur T. Bolinger.
Ruth was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church in Fort Wayne. She was a homemaker.
Sarah Marie (Squeeky) Mendez, 81, of Decatur, died Dec. 8, 2013, at Adams Heritage Nursing Center in Monroeville.
Sarah was born Aug. 18, 1932, in Adams County to the late J. Carl and Ada (Hakes) Hower. On Sept. 6, 1947, she married Blas G. Mendez.
Sarah was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church. She was a member of the Daughters of American Revolution and V.F.W. Women’s Auxiliary. She worked for Thunderbird Products for 37 years.
Sheila Y. Nevsimal, 78, Berne, passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 at her home.
She was born to Norman and Frances (West) Harris Oct. 14, 1935, in Losantville.
Sheila was a nurse and practiced many years at Chalet Village in Berne. Her special interests included crocheting, quilting, reading, traveling and teaching children crocheting at the Berne Public Library.
The Fort Wayne Philharmonic presented its Holiday Pops Concert at South Adams High School Tuesday evening. The 64-piece orchestra, under the direction of Assistant Conductor Sameer Patel, performed a variety of holiday favorites to the delight of a large crowd in attendance.
Photo by Mike Lamm
The costs involved in building a new jail, superior court and probation facilities was the primary focus of county officials in an early morning meeting of the Adams County Court Project Committee.
Jack Krouse, president of Construction Control, Inc., Fort Wayne, a firm specializing in jail construction, addressed members of the Adams County Council and the newly-formed Judicial Needs CommitteeTuesday morning prior to the regular monthly council meeting.
The Adams Central band, better known as the Squadron of Sound, was recognized for its accomplishments Tuesday evening during the regular meeting of the AC board of education.
A young Bellmont squad scored three falls and four tech falls en route to a convincing 48-19 win over New Haven in an NHC dual Tuesday night at the Teepee.
The win puts the Braves, who sported four freshman and five sophomores in the lineup, at 2-0 in league play and 5-2 overall. New Haven, under first year coach Jimmy Linn, slipped to 1-2.
Tonight the Braves entertain the Bulldogs at the Teepee in a clash of NHC opponents on the mat. The broadcast will begin approximately 15 minutes before the start of the varsity match. To view the contest, click on the link below, then log in with a username and password. Enjoy the free service and the match.
Kenneth W. Pancake, 71, Decatur, passed away at 7:40 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Tuesday, March 3, 1942, in Fort Wayne, the son of the late Virgil I. and Velma G. (Parks) Pancake. He married Barbara J. Borror April 7, 1962, in Decatur; she survives.
Ken was a member of First United Methodist Church in Decatur. He was a 1961 graduate of New Haven High School and attended Ivy Tech College.