May 5th, 2015
BERNE— The Jay County defense blinked first in a battle of ACAC hurlers on the mound as South Adams won a hard-fought 4-2 victory over the conference newcomers Tuesday night.
Justin Nussbaum pitched well for seven strong innings despite allowing 10 hits to the Patriots. He scattered the hits nicely, however, allowing just two runs the last of which was unearned...................
First grade students at Southeast Elementary recently participated in Crazy Hair Day for completing their April reading goal. Pictured from left are Lizzie Morehouse, Peyton Mosley and Lillian Garner from Cheryl Hisner’s class. The students also enjoyed a frozen treat.
Adams Memorial Hospital officials announced the hospital is once again a recipient of the Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust grant, meaning women who meet the financial criteria are eligible to receive a free screening mammogram at the hospital, along with a diagnostic reading by a board-certified radiologist.
A small private plane traveling from Anderson to Dekalb County Airport lost power shortly before noon Monday, forcing an emergency landing on U.S. 224 west of Huntington, where it crashed into the rear of a pick-up truck stopped at the intersection of U.S. 224 and S.R. 5.
The resulting crash ripped one wing off the aircraft, sending it spinning before flipping upside down and landing in a nearby ditch, according to an article in The Journal Gazette
Huntington— The Indiana State Police are currently assisting the Huntington County Sheriff Department at the scene of a crash involving a small airplane and a pickup truck that occurred within the last hour at the intersection of U.S. 224 and S.R. 5, just outside of the city of Huntington.
Summer is rapidly approaching and, although most area residents would vow this April has been cooler than usual, things have been pretty average for spring in Indiana.
The average April temperature in Adams County is 61 degrees, while the average low is 39 degrees. This year, Adams County was spot on with the average high, and fell just 3 degrees shy of the average low at 36 degrees.
GETTING READY — With the Adams County 4-H fair creeping closer, two young equestrians were spotted in the horse arena at the fairgrounds Sunday putting their steeds through the paces in anticipation of this year’s competition.
On Saturday, the National Association of Letter Carriers, the United States Postal Service, Feeding America and other partners are asking Hoosiers to help ‘Stamp Out Hunger.’ The annual food drive has grown into a national effort that provides assistance to the millions of Americans struggling to put food on the table.
FORT WAYNE— The Bellmont Braves varsity golf team finished sixth overall at the Canterbury Invitational on Saturday amid a field of fantastic link programs as they ended with a team score of 341 strokes.
Thrown into the mix with the 13 varsity teams were three JV teams as well including the Carroll reserves who edged Bellmont for fifth ending with 334. Lafayette Harrison won it all with 310 strokes, followed by Leo with 316 and the Carroll varsity with 322 strokes.
The much-anticipated showdown between the Bellmont Braves and the Norwell Knights featured just one team that seemed ready for the importance of the game.
With huge Northeast Hoosier Conference ramifications and a possible preview between two of the top teams in their sectional set, the Knights strolled to a 6-1 victory Thursday night over Bellmont.