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December 3rd

Hospital showing plus for financial

December 3, 2012

    A financial statement submitted to the Adams Health Network (AHN) Board of Trustees this week by Chief Financial Officer Dane Wheeler showed that Adams Memorial Hospital (AMH) has a plus financial balance of $389,016 as of the end of October.
    This is nearly $385,000 higher that what the hospital had at the end of October in 2011, but nearly $56,000 less than what had been budgeted for the year.

December 2nd

Stars take 2nd at Haworth Invitational

December 3, 2012

    BERNE — South Adams went 4-1 Saturday in the annual Spencer Haworth Memorial Wrestling Invitational, losing only to eventual champion of the day, Jay County, 43-31.
    "We needed a couple of guys to come through, either not get pinned or win a match that they weren't supposed to and it just didn't happen," stated SA mat coach Eric Myers, after his Starfires improved to 5-1 on the season.

Braves go 5-0 at New Castle

December 3, 2012

    NEW CASTLE—Bellmont made their presence felt over the weekend as the Braves' wrestlers cashed in on a 5-0 domination of the field at New Castle High School's Invitational.
    The most notable win of the day on Saturday for coach Brent Faurote and his young Braves came against Pendleton Heights topping the Arabians 39-33.

November 30th

Height boosts Jets past Raiders, 60-52

December 1, 2012

 

PONETO – Life is good for a basketball coach when he has starters listed at 6-0, two at 6-3 and one at 6-5.

The heights as listed on the Adams Central boys’ basketball roster aren’t a stretch, and the players aren’t just tall but strong, too.

Yes, the season should be a good one for Adams Central coach Aaron McClure and his towering team.

Pence names Espich

November 30, 2012

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gov.-elect Mike Pence tapped a retired lawmaker with four decades of legislative experience Thursday to guide his agenda through the Statehouse as he continues assembling his new administration.
    Pence announced that former state Rep. Jeff Espich would serve as his top adviser for legislative affairs. The Uniondale Republican chaired the powerful House Ways and Means Committee before he retired from the General Assembly this year and will have a central role in helping Pence push his agenda.

$500,000 software expenditure is approved by hospital board

November 30, 2012

    A capital expenditure of over $500,000 was approved Wednesday evening by the Adams Health Network (AHN) Board of Trustees at its regular monthly meeting. It will allow AHN to expand the capabilities of its long-term care facilities to receive software that will install electronic medical records and billing capabilities.

Two walkers are struck downtown

November 30, 2012

    Two pedestrians were transported to Adams Memorial Hospital for evaluation after they were struck by a motorist in downtown Decatur Thursday afternoon.
    According to a report from the Decatur Police Department, Suzanne Elliott, 74, and Larry Elliott, 80, both of Lake Shore Drive, Decatur, were on foot and attempting to cross Monroe Street at the intersection of Second Street when they were struck by a vehicle operated by Breanna E. Price, 22, 703 N. 3rd St., Decatur.

November 29th

Lions roar over ranked Jets in opener, 34-32

November 30, 2012

    MONROE—The Leo Lions gave the #1-ranked Adams Central Jets a rude awakening at the Hangar on Thursday night stunning the home team 34-32 in an ACAC mat dual.
    As the top-ranked team in the small school division entering their season opener, AC looked the part after a quick pin to start from senior Ben Pfister at 195.
    AC's 6-0 lead would be their last, however.

Young Starfires hold off Railroaders, 42-31

November 30, 2012

    BERNE — South Adams freshman Gabe Schwartz responded to the pressure of his first varsity wrestling match, delivering the sudden fall at 170 pounds that sealed a 42-31 Starfires' victory over Garrett Thursday night in the season opener at the Stardome.
    "Schwartz comes up with a huge win as a freshmen and wins a meet for us. He was thrown right in it and got it done," praised South Adams coach Eric Myers after the ACAC meet.

Theodore Wayne Perry

November 29, 2012

    Theodore “Ted” Wayne Perry, 86, of Fort Wayne, died Monday, November 19, 2012, at home.
    Born in Kalamazoo, Mich., he was the son of the late Harrison and Marie (VanAvery) Perry.
    The World War II Navy veteran was a member of the V.F.W. 10006 and the Eagles in New Haven. He retired from ITT after 48 years of service.

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