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January 27th, 2011

Wrestler transfers to Yorktown

January 27, 2011

    Senior Cole Vanhorn will make his debut for Yorktown High School at 140 pounds Saturday in the Delta Sectional, it was noted today by Delta Athletic Director Chris Conley.
    Vanhorn transfered at semester from Franklin High School, where he was 7-3 for the season. Two years ago, Vanhorn made it to the individual state finals, and last year he was eliminated in the semistate.
    "He passed all the IHSAA requirements," stated veteran Yorktown coach Trent McCormick on Vanhorn's status.

Suggested solution settles snowplow set sites

January 27, 2011

    A solution, suggested by officials in Wells County, has been found to handle the placement of Adams County Highway Department drivers so they can quickly assist fire departments, ambulances, etc. during massive snowstorms.
    The solution, outlined by highway superintendent Mark Mitchel to the county commissioners this week, is to select four of the 16 drivers who live no more than a mile from Decatur, Berne, Preble, and Geneva and let each of them take a county dump truck with a plow home when a big winter storm is in the forecast.

Two women are handed prison terms

January 27, 2011

    Two women, one of whom is a Decatur resident, were handed prison terms by Adams Superior Court Judge Patrick R. Miller on Tuesday.
    A term of two and one-half years went to Deborah S. Leeson, 39, Decatur, who pleaded guilty to operating a vehicle while intoxicated, endangering a person. It was her second conviction of intoxicated driving, the first having occurred in 2008 in Adams County.

Roderick D. Beer

January 27, 2011

    Roderick Duane “Rod” Beer, 73, of St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away from cancer on Tuesday, January 25, 2011, with family and friends at his side.
    Rod was born on February 3, 1937, in Decatur.

John L. Bercot

January 27, 2011

    John L. Bercot, 76, of Berne, died Tuesday in Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
    He was born in Adams County on June 14, 1934, to Louis and Alice Schaefer Bercot.
    Among survivors are one son, Jeffrey L. Bercot of Geneva; two daughters, Mrs. Nace (Debra) Romero of Morrison, Colorado, and Rebecca Muhlenkamp of Bluffton; one brother, Chet Bercot of Decatur; and five sisters, including Mrs. Roger (Harriet) Burkhart and Mrs. Melvin (Sharon) Burkhart of Decatur.

Lavera A. Fickert

January 27, 2011

    Lavera A. Fickert, 92, of Decatur, died Wednesday in Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur.

Arthur B. Neuenschwander

January 27, 2011

    Rev. Arthur B. Neuenschwander, 86, of Forest, Virginia, a former Berne resident, died Monday in Forest.
    He was born in French Township of Adams County to Homer E. and Frances Gerber Neuenschwander.
    Among survivors are two sons, Marc Neuenschwander of Sheridan, Indiana, and Jon Neuenschwander of Westminster, Colorado; one daughter, Mrs. Donald (Peggy) Fowler of Forest; and two brothers, including Dallas Neuenschwander of Berne.

Leroy F. Walters

January 27, 2011

    Leroy F. Walters, 77, of rural Decatur, went to his heavenly home on January 26, 2011.
    Leroy was born on August 9, 1933, in Adams County to the late Forrest S. and Xariffa M. (Barkley) Walters.
    He married Ruth M. Gephart on March 27, 1959; she died on February 6, 1995. He married Sherril M. Bentz on May 24, 1997, and she survives.

January 26th

Squaws hold off Generals 48-46

January 26, 2011

    FORT WAYNE—Two teams with nearly identical records collided in non-conference girls varsity basketball action Tuesday night and the Bellmont Squaws returned to Decatur with a narrow 48-46 win over the Wayne Generals.
    The Squaws moved to 8-9 on the season while dropping the Generals to 7-9 with the setback.

Braves’ 200 team sets school mark

January 26, 2011

    The Bellmont 200 freestyle relay team, of Jay Watters, Austin McCord, Matt Mock, and Zac Torrey, broke the record last night going 1:32.69, beating the existing record of 1:33.39 as the BHS boys beat the Knights 98-87 in an NHC meet.
    The boys move to 7-2 on the season and finish the conference season with a 3-2 record. The girls easily won that meet, 110-75 over the Lady East Noble Knights.

    Bellmont played its first four games away from home but Thursday night lit up...
    Tonight's make-up contest between the Blackford Bruins and the Bellmont Braves...
     To view tonight's contest between the Squaws and the visiting Crestview...

 

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