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February 1st, 2012

Affolder seeks seat on council

February 1, 2012

    Former Adams County assessor Judy Affolder, a Democrat, has announced her candidacy for one of three at-large seats on the Adams County Council.
    Affolder is the third Democrat, and eighth candidate overall, to announce intentions to seek an at-large berth on the council. Other announced candidates include incumbents Dennis Bluhm and Randy Colclasure, both Republicans, along with fellow Republicans Rob Noetzel, Pat Norton and Tony Mellencamp. Other Democrats seeking election include John Minch and Robert Thomas.

Braves late comeback not enough against Cadets

February 1, 2012

    FT. WAYNE— From the time the Cadets of Concordia got the tip, swung the basketball to the corner for the three-point shot, and Marq Rogers stepped out of bounds negating the tri-fecta, Bellmont knew they had a shot. The omen proved to be just another case of "almost" for the Braves this season as they lost another heart-breaker to a more athletic foe in Condordia 69-60 on Tuesday night.

Lady Jets no trouble for Norwell

February 1, 2012

    MONROE—The Jessica Rupright and Company Road Show visited Adams Central Tuesday night and the state-ranked Norwell girls basketball team easily handled Adams Central by a 74-28 count in non-conference action.
    Rupright led a Norwell contingent that saw four Knights hit double figures on offense as Norwell hiked its record to 18-3 on the season. Rupright dominated the Jets inside as she hit 13-14 shots (she also missed  her only three-point shot) and posted all 26 of her points from the field.

January 31st

Candidate, candidates

January 31, 2012

    The announcement by Adams County Council President Randy Colclasure that he will seek a new term this year means five Republicans are seeking three council nominations in the May primary.
    Colclasure and Dennis Bluhm of rural Preble are bidding for new terms. Also in the primary field will be Rob Noetzel of Decatur, the GOP county chairman; Tony Mellencamp of Berne; and Pat Norton of rural Decatur.

Wind test foes are told to list their ideas

January 31, 2012

     A group of concerned residents addressed the Adams County Commissioners on Monday regarding a proposed wind test tower in Adams County.
    Commission Chairman Doug Bauman asked that Building/Planning and Zoning director Neil Ogg and plan commission attorney Adam Miller address the crowd as to the proper channels for submitting a variance.

Colclasure 5th in GOP council field

January 31, 2012

    Adams County native Randy Colclasure of Decatur has announced his candidacy for a Republican nomination for an at-large seat on the Adams County Council.  
    He was originally elected to the council in 2000 and currently serves as its president while in his third council term.

Dorothy B. Hanni

January 31, 2012

    Dorothy B. Hanni, 79, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2012, at Lutheran Hospital. 

Braves set for Yorkies in Team Regional

January 31, 2012

    "We're looking at possible matchups with Yorktown, and I'm just happy to be doing that," said Bellmont wrestling coach Brent Faurote, whose Braves survived a three-way sectional run-off with neighbors Adams Central and South Adams Saturday at Jay County.
    "We could be focusing on individual stuff because we had to battle back to get where we are. I'm just glad to be in this position," stated the coach.

January 30th

James B. Roop

January 30, 2012

    James B. Roop, 83, of Decatur, and a past resident of Naples, Fla., for 21 years, passed away on Friday, January 27, 2012, in the Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home located in Fort Wayne.
    He was born on Monday, April 30, 1928, in Decatur, the son of the late Ralph J. Roop and the late Etheldreda (Parent) Roop.
    He married Marilyn G. Teeple on April 26, 1952, in Decatur.

Edith Elizabeth Miller

January 30, 2012

    Edith Elizabeth Miller, 89, of Berne, passed away on Friday, January 28, 2012, at Swiss Village in Berne.
    She was born on March 1, 1922, to John J. and Eltie LaVerne Rose Habegger, in Adams County.
    She married Maurice Edward Miller on April 20, 1941.

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