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September 29th, 2011

Physician with longest tenure is retiring

September 29, 2011

    The physician with the longest running tenure in the Adams Health Network (AHN) has announced that he has retired from his medical practice.
    Dr. H.S. Lee, who has been actively involved as a general surgeon and family practice physician in Adams County since 1973, noted in a letter being sent to his patients this week that “it is with many mixed emotions that I write to inform you that I am discontinuing my practice due to personal issues.”

September 28th

Homecoming king, queen to be crowned at halftime

September 28, 2011

    Bellmont High School will crown its 2011 Homecoming king and queen at halftime of Friday's football game against New Haven.
    Three senior girls and three boys are candidates.
    The girls are Katlyn Cook, Katie Norder and Taylor Kennedy.
    The boys are: Brian Hakes, Zach Wetsel and Ben Baker.

United Way Night set at Homecoming game

September 28, 2011

    United Way Football Night will be observed this Friday at the Bellmont-New Haven football game at Bob Worthman Stadium. The contest will start at 7 p.m.
    Fans are asked by the staff of the United Way of Adams County to bring nonperishable foods for collection by the UWAC and distribution to local food banks.
    "Live United — Go Braves" bracelets will be available at the entry gate for $1 each.

Tough winter may be ahead

September 28, 2011

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana residents who slogged through last year’s icy, snowy winter may be facing a repeat of that icy blast in the coming months.
    Associate state climatologist Ken Scheeringa says the same La Nina weather pattern that brought Indiana a cold and snowy winter last year appears poised to return this winter. La Nina occurs when the central Pacific Ocean around the equator cools by at least 1 degree below normal.

September 27th

White trial under way

September 27, 2011

    The trial of Tyler White of Bluffton on a charge of murdering his estranged wife, Amy, a former Berne resident, has begun with jury selection in Wells Circuit Court at Bluffton and may last two weeks, according to reportrs.
    White, 29, allegedly shot his wife on October 27, 2009 in Wells County, while she was pregnant. Police say he has confessed to the shooting, which occurred during an argument as the two met to exchange custody of their son, 16 months old at the time.

New jobs for Berne

September 27, 2011

    A dozen new jobs are coming to Berne with the announcement Monday night that a metal fabrication firm is expanding into that city.
    In an unusual twist for a landlocked community, the new jobs will involve the construction of barges to be used on some of the country's largest waterways.

Homecoming Week at Bellmont

September 27, 2011

    It's Homecoming Week at Bellmont High School.
    Activities were kicked off Sunday as the school held its annual mud volleyball tournament on a wet and muddy day. The team that emerged as champion was comprised of sophomore Olivia Fuelling, senior Nathan Kortenber, junior Devon Schultz, senior Kyle Smith, senior Natalie McConnell, and senior Payton Selking.
    Powder puff football will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Bob Worthman Stadium.

September 26th

BHS students creating e-books to help youngsters in Uganda

September 26, 2011

    Children growing up in the war-torn African nation of Uganda often face a perilous existence. Throughout 20 years of civil war, during which time thousands of Ugandan children as young as eight years old were abducted by rebel factions and forced either into military service or sexual servitude, the outlook for a peaceful and prosperous life was bleak.

Nussbaum still critical; further details given

September 26, 2011

    Jerry Nussbaum, 67, of Berne, who was shot 10 days ago by an Indiana state police trooper in a standoff in downtown Decatur, remains in critical condition at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne as of Saturday, according to a state police report.

Two fires fought near each other in the Berne area

September 26, 2011

    Decatur firefighters were called out on Saturday to assist at a farm silo fire in southern Adams County and were sent this morning to a small blaze at the Bunge North America complex in the city.
    The Saturday fire, which was first dispatched to the Berne Fire Department, occurred at the Kent Werst farm, 2570 W. County Rd. 750 South. The Decatur department sent its aerial platform truck, which can be extended to more than 100 feet and was used to reach the top of the silo.

    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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