September 14th, 2012
By RICK CALLAHAN
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Mitch Daniels on Friday named a Tippecanoe County judge as the first woman on the bench of the Indiana Supreme Court in 13 years.
The appointment of Loretta Rush ends Indiana’s distinction as one of only three states will all-male high courts, and makes Rush Indiana’s first female justice since Myra Selby stepped down in 1999.
A scarcity of substitute school bus drivers was noted at this week's meeting of the North Adams School Board.
Business Manager Larry Carty said it is difficult to get trained subs and this is not a problem that exists just within the North Adams community. He noted that North Adams absorbed three former sub drivers into regular routes this year depleting the supply of subs.
It's a difficult achievement for a student to score a perfect mark on the ISTEP mathematics test or the English/language arts test that are taken every spring across Indiana.
As North Adams Community Schools officials pointed out at Tuesday night's school board meeting, a school may go several years in between having a perfect score.
The South Adams School Corporation's acceptance of a bid by CDI Development Services in the amount of $747,400 for the purchase of the former elementary school property does not necessarily mean that the agreement is a "done deal."
Mary L. Stucky, 86, of Coldawater, Michigan, died Friday.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
New Haven scored 20 points against Bellmont on Thursday night...in the match.
The Squaws, playing without the services of one of their better strikers, blew the Lady Bulldogs out of the building with a three-set sweep 25-11, 25-1, 25-8.
No, that's not typo, New Haven managed just one point in game two.
Thomas W. Hebein, 81, of Sunrise, Florida, passed away on August 28, 2012, at Hospice by the Sea in Boca Raton, Fla.
He was born on November 22, 1930, in Milwaukee, Wis., to the late Martin and Justine (Shirza) Hebein.
Thomas was married to Carla Rose (Klepper) Hebein; she died in 1991.
This year is the fifth and final year for the Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) grant for Adams County, which means that several programs will come to an end and the school districts will need to find other sources of funding.
Rosa R. Hilty, 89, Spencerville, Ind., passed away at her residence on Wednesday, September 12, 2012.
She was born on April 3, 1923, to the late John J. and Rosina (Schwartz) Schwartz.
Rosa was a member of the Old Order Amish.
Fred A. Scheiderer, 95, of Decatur, passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2012, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
Born in Kenton, Ohio, on February 17, 1917, Fred was the son of the late George W. and Matilda Viola (Dyer) Scheiderer.
He married Melba L. Kraft on February 17, 1938; she passed away on June 18, 2000.