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Edna Davidson

December 13, 2010

    Edna "Maxine" Davidson, 80, of Bryant, died Thursday in Celina, Ohio.
    She was born to J. Hoyt and Phaldelma Bennett Glassford.
    Among survivors are two sons, Ed and Rob Davidson of Bryant, and three daughters, Mrs. Tom (Cindy) Piper of Celina, Sandra Sanders of Bryant, and Mrs. Curtis (Tracy) Johnson of Lynn, Indiana.
    Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in Downing and Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva, with burial in Gravel Hill Cemetery, rural Bryant.

Gerhard Kiefer

December 13, 2010

    Gerhard Kiefer, 94, of Ossian, formerly of Decatur, passed away at 6:20 a.m. on Saturday, December 11, 2010, in Ossian Health Care.
    He was born on October 23, 1916, in Adams County to Martin and Clara (Wietfeldt) Kiefer.
    He married Hildegard Bultemeier on May 14, 1950, in St. John’s Lutheran Church at Bingen; she preceded him death on May 14, 2007.

Braves batter NHC foes; Carroll looms Thursday

December 13, 2010

    KENDALLVILLE — Bellmont went unbeaten in eight weight classes and went 34-8 overall to dominated the annual NHC triple-dual, blanking Norwell and soundly trimming both East Noble and DeKalb Saturday.
    The wins put the No. 11 Braves at 14-2 and 5-0 in the NHC, setting up the conference showdown at Carroll on Thursday.
    Despite the dominance, BHS coach Brent Faurote was pleased with the opposition. "It's a pretty solid wrestling conference. The competition is good and it's getting better.

Miscues hurt Braves in 38-36 OT loss to Patriots

December 13, 2010

    MONROEVILLE—Bellmont coach Larry Patterson perhaps said it best after the Saturday night non-conference basketball match-up between his Braves and the Heritage Patriots.
    "You can't score if you don't shoot the ball," he succinctly analyzed.

Four inches falls here; frigid temps to worsen

December 13, 2010

    Superintendent, Shaun Roe, was equally upbeat as he said all roads are open, although a north wind was causing some drifting in open areas.
    Gilbert said his department, with one employee off work for medical reasons, had eight trucks in operation starting at 3 a.m. and had most of the 55 to 60 miles of streets plowed by about 8 a.m. No problems developed during that time, he added.
    Salting will be the next step on the streets, according to Gilbert.

No governor bid for Bayh

December 13, 2010

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh said Sunday he won’t seek a return trip to the governor’s office in 2012.
    “After careful consideration, I have concluded that the appropriate decision is not to be a candidate for governor of Indiana in 2012,” Bayh said in a prepared statement.
    The 54-year-old Indiana Democrat didn’t run for a third term in the Senate in November. His seat was won by Republican Dan Coats.

December 10th

City gets more cleanup funds

December 10, 2010

    The Northeast Indiana Fund has contributed $7,000 to a fund to help the city   continue cleanup of the onetime Decatur Casting Co. site, Mayor John Schultz announced at this week's city council meeting.
    The city has chipped in $5,000 and contributions also have come from Indiana and Michigan Power, NIPSCO and Adams County Economic Development Director Larry Macklin, providing approximately $25,000 in total funds for the task.

State Fair to remain at 17 days

December 10, 2010

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana State Fair will last 17 days for at least the next three years under a vote by the panel that oversees the annual summer event.
    The Indiana State Fair Commission on Thursday approved a recommendation to have the fair run 17 days through 2013.
    The fair expanded from 12 days to 17 days in 2009. Officials said the longer run would give families a third weekend to visit and create more opportunities for 4-H participants.

Mat Starfires top Jets 38-18

December 10, 2010

    BERNE  — Cody Conner cradled Adams Central sub Luke Marbach for a 2:50 fall at 189 pounds, creating the sixth lead change in the ACAC dual, and igniting a 38-18 victory for the host Starfires Thursday night.
    "The kids that were on the mat wrestled well. You can't spot them 12 and let them steal a couple and expect to win," stated Adams Central coach Doug Schultz, noting forfeits in two of the last three weight classes on the line at the Stardome.

Braves breeze by Snider 59-11

December 10, 2010

    Bellmont scored eight pins and a tech fall, winning 11 of 14 matches in a 59-11 rout of Fort Wayne Snider Thursday at Bellmont. The victory put Bellmont at 11-2 on the season. The Braves travel to East Noble Saturday for a conference triple-dual involving DeKalb and Norwell.

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