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November 4th, 2011

It's championship Friday

November 4, 2011

BY JIM HOPKINS
    It's championship Friday for Adams County high school football!
    Ain't it grand!
    "Hopefully, all three teams will play well and win. That would be a first. That would be crazy," stated Adams Central football coach Michael Mosser, whose Jets will be seeking a 17th sectional crown for the tradition rich Class A school tonight when North Miami comes to Central's field.

Monroe eyes water rate hike

November 4, 2011

BY ERIC MANN
    Monroe Town Council President Al Lehman unveiled a proposal for an average 18.5 percent increase in monthly water rates for the community at the council's November meeting held Thursday night.
    He proposed an amendment to the water rate ordinance and said it would be formally drawn up in time for a public hearing on the matter at the council's December 1 meeting.

Berne man accidentally shoots himself

November 4, 2011

      A resident of N. Jefferson St. in Berne apparently accidentally shot himself early Thursday afternoon.
    Dennis Raesner, 65, was reported in fair condition this morning at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne. 
    According to reports, he had a gun in his back pocket and it went off, striking him in the back or side. Raesner was rushed by EMS to Adams Memorial Hospital, when the Samitarian helicopter was called.

Mayor Praises Callithumpian

November 4, 2011

By BOB SHRALUKA
    Mayor John Schultz expressed at this week's city council meeting his obviously sincere appreciation to the many local volunteers and emergency personnel who made the recent Callithumpian parade and festival a huge success.
    The mayor pointed to the Callithumpian Committee, the police department and street department. And he also noted the city's fire department, which brewed up 70 gallons of chili to sell on parade night.

Vera C. Ahne

November 4, 2011

    Vera C. Heimann Ahne, 86, of Scranton, Arkansas, passed away in Clarksville, Arkansas, on October 21, 2011.
    She was born in Decatur on May 6, 1925 to Henry and Rose Geels Heimann.
    She is survived by nine children, 24 grandchildren, and 34 great-grandchildren.
    Local survivors are a brother, Cletus Heimann (and wife Dorothy) of Monroeville; a sister, Marjorie Shell of rural Decatur; a sister-in-law, Rita Heimann of rural Decatur; and several nieces and nephews.

Otto A. Spiegel

November 4, 2011

    Dr. Otto Arnold Spiegel, 87, of Sebring, Florida, a former chiropractor in Decatur and known as "Dr. O.A." in Sebring, passed away at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Lake Placid Nursing Home.
    He was born to Otto and Stella Spiegel in Indiana on February 4, 1924, and the family moved shortly after to Wisconsin, where he grew up.
    He joined the U.S. Navy in 1941 and was a radio operator at a secret military radio station overlooking Pearl Harbor during World War II.

November 3rd

Braves look to defense for win against Western

November 3, 2011

    While Bellmont was still basking in a little playoff glory on Wednesday, coming off that impressive sectional semi-final win over Yorktown, the squad was turning its eyes on 9-2 Western, Friday's sectional championship game foe.
    The game will be played at 7 p.m. at Russiaville (near Kokomo). It will be Bellmont's fourth sectional championship contest over the past five seasons.

Jets play “underdog” as they go for sectional champs

November 3, 2011

    With a Class A sectional championship and a winning season on the line, the Adams Central Flying Jets will seek on Friday to do what they have not done all year: beat a winning team.
    The 6-5 Jets have recorded all their victories against schools with losing records: Union County, Blackford, Bluffton, Woodlan, Triton, and Fremont as they look to take down the favored North Miami squad.

South Adams looks to continue historical season run

November 3, 2011

    South Adams is in the sectional finals this year marking their second appearance in a row. This year's group of Berne boys feels different than last year's version. They seem like they belong there this time.Take away the 0-5 start last season and you've got a South Adams football program that's won 16 of their last 18 games.
    So what's different? Well those 19 juniors from last season's turnaround effort are now seasoned seniors salivating for redemption in the finals of sectionals.

Adams Central takes first at parade

November 3, 2011

    Adams Central took first place in Class A during the Callithumpian Parade.
    South Adams was second, Antwerp, third; New Haven, fourth; and Wayne, fifth.
    Best music and best marching and maneuvering honors went to Adams Central, best general effect to South Adams.

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