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September 24th, 2012

County teams compete in New Haven Invite

September 24, 2012

    Several season and career best times were posted by Bellmont cross country runners in the New Haven Invitational held at the Plex in Fort Wayne.
    Both BHS teams finished in the top half of the competition in their division with both the Braves and Squaws taking eighth out of 19 teams. Adams Central and South Adams also competed on the day in both boys and girls races.

Squaws win Warsaw Invitational

September 24, 2012

    WARSAW—Bellmont shook off a heart-breaking loss to Carroll on Saturday by going undefeated at the Warsaw Invitational earning the championship over Lafayette Jeff in two sets.
    Going 4-0 on the day, coach Craig Krull's Squaws were on a mission to avenge their loss to arch-rival Carroll and the field at Warsaw happened to be simply casualties of war starting with Southwood in Bellmont's opener, followed by rematches with North Side and Bishop Luers, and finally a win over Jeff in the final game.

September 21st

Jets use air game to top Stars, 19-7

September 22, 2012

 

BERNE—In a game that took nearly four hours to complete due to lightning, it was the final seven minutes that made the difference as the Jets scored twice to seal a win in Berne. 

For the first time in five seasons, Adams Central knocked off the Starfires of South Adams in football with a win Friday at Starfield, 19-7.

Police: Mom told teens to rob Amish

September 21, 2012

    The Adams County sheriff’s and Berne police departments collaborated to quickly arrest four suspects in the alleged recent attacks on members of the Amish community in the Berne area, according to Adams County Prosecutor Chris Harvey
    Three people now face multiple felony charges, including armed robbery, and a fourth is facing a conspiracy charge.

Berne to hold public hearing Monday on water rate hike

September 21, 2012

    A public hearing will be held at 8 p.m. next Monday, Sept. 24, in Berne City Hall to accept community input surrounding a proposed increase in municipal water rates.
    Berne City Council recently gave its first reading to an ordinance that would boost monthly water rates for average users by $8.42 per month. The increase would represent the city's first water rate hike in more than 30 years.

Deadly deer virus is said discovered in Adams County

September 21, 2012

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A deadly virus has killed deer in at least four Indiana counties and is suspected in dozens more.
    Indiana Department of Natural Resources biologist Chad Stewart said Thursday epizootic hemorrhagic disease has been confirmed in samples collected from dead deer in LaGrange, Miami, Morgan and Sullivan counties.

Marian A. Meyer Hedrick

September 21, 2012

    Marian A. (Ringger) Meyer Hedrick, 75, of Fort Wayne, passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2012.
    Raised in Grover Hill, Ohio, Marian attended Grover Hill High School where she graduated as salutatorian; she then graduated with honors from Defiance College in 1958.

David G. MacLean

September 21, 2012

    David G. MacLean, 81, of Decatur died on September 16, 2012, in Lutheran Hospital.    David served in the United States Air Force. He was self-employed selling Americana Books.
    He is survived by a brother, Don MacLean, of Springfield, IL.
    Graveside services were held Thursday at Decatur Cemetery. Arrangements were by Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
 

Stunner slips through Squaws' fingers

September 21, 2012

    FORT WAYNE—A 48-game conference winning streak came to an end on Thursday night at Carroll as the Squaws fell to the Lady Chargers in a five-set gem that lived up to the pre-game billing.
    Bellmont stumbled out of the gate losing the first two sets before finding life in set three and squeaking out set four, only to let the fifth and deciding set slip through their fingers 25-21, 25-21, 25-10, 25-23, 15-11.

September 20th

Two in jail for Amish attacks

September 20, 2012

    Alejandro Lopez, 18, and David Veliz, 19, both of Fort Wayne, were arrested and an unnamed juvenile have been detained by the Adams County Sheriff’s Department for their involvement with alleged crimes committed against members of the Amish community in Adams County last Monday, according to Adams County Prosecutor Chris Harvey.
    The prosecutor said both men have been preliminarily detained pending charges of armed robbery and criminal confinement.

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