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‘Godfather’ of BHS wrestling enters hall

February 18, 2013

     The late John Friedt graduated from Bellmont High School in 1973, his prep wrestling career over.
    "He could have quit in '73, but John never left the wrestling room," said John's teammate, friend, and coaching buddy, Dave Schirack.
    "No doubt, John was that one person you think of when you look at our program. We all contributed a little bit, but John Friedt was the Godfather of Bellmont wrestling."

AC board sets up email account

February 18, 2013

    The Adams Central Board of Education (ACBOE) is seeking a candidate for superintendent of schools, and is asking for input from staff, students, and the community regarding expectations for the new superintendent, according to a news release.
    To make the process easier the school has established an email for people to make their wishes or concerns for the new superintendent known to the board. The emails will go directly to the board and be shared with all members, the news release said.

Shelter got 206 dogs, 278 cats in 2012

February 18, 2013

    A total of 206 dogs were brought to the Adams County Animal Shelter in 2012, with an 84 percent claim and adoption rate and a 16 percent euthanization rate, according to a year-end report submitted by shelter officials to the county commissioners.
    The report also noted that 278 cats were brought yo the shelter, with a 42 percent claim and adoption rate, and a 58 percent euthanization rate.
    In all, 484 dogs and cats wound up at the shelter last year.

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