February 4th, 2014
PARKWAY, OH— The varsity Jets basketball team ventured to the Buckeye State Monday night earning a 46-38 non-conference victory over the Parkway Eagles in a game made up from earlier in December.
The Jets jumped out early on the Eagles leading 16-5 after one quarter, then extended the halftime lead slightly holding a 27-14 advantage heading into the break. After the third it was 39-24 with Central in the driver's seat but a 14-7 fourth quarter favored Parkway closing the deficit under double digits.
Doris J. Egly, 95, Decatur, passed away Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at her residence.
She was born Oct. 21, 1918, in Adams County, to the late James H. and Ethel (Wolfe) Andrews. She married Robert E. Egly Feb. 24, 1940; after 62 years together, he passed away Sept. 9, 2002.
Doris was a member of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church and was a lifelong homemaker.
Hubert A. Lengerich, 90, Decatur, died Sunday.
Arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home.
Brice Leon Minger, 66, Berne, fought a short, but courageous battle with brain cancer and was escorted peacefully into the presence of the Lord, while surrounded by family at Swiss Village Jan. 31, 2014.
He was born April 25, 1947, in Adams County, to the late Loris and Edith (Sprunger) Minger. He married his best friend, Judith “Judy” Minger Aug. 24, 1969.
As we’ve all heard by now, that pesky Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow Sunday morning, predicting six more weeks of winter. Mother Nature, never one to disappoint, is setting up for yet another round or two of winter mayhem for the Adams County area.
On the heels of a system that dumped 7 inches of fresh snow on the area Saturday evening, the National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning in effect from Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday afternoon.
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An Adams County native and current profession at Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne was the recent recipient of a prestigious award presented by the Mathematical Association of America.
The Muncie Symphony Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of Douglas Droste, performed Friday night at Arts Place in Portland to a large and appreciative crowd. Sponsored by the Bank of Geneva, the orchestra performed musical selections from Michael Torke, Samuel Barber, Scott Routenberg, Aaron Copland and Alberto Ginastera.
Photo by Mike Lamm
PORTLAND — Bellmont got back into the sectional championship business in a big way Saturday, claiming six individual titles, racking up 279.5 points and qualifying all 14 wrestlers for this Saturday's Jay County Regional.
Adams Central, which ended Bellmont's 22-year sectional skein in 2013, had three champions and advanced 10 in a solid second-place effort (211 points), while Barry Humble's South Adams Starfires took fourth, also with three champs, and seven advancing.
MONROEVILLE—Heritage's Aaron Horne split the middle of the Adams Central defense with less than a second to play Friday night and his lay-up at the buzzer gave the Patriots a pulsating 38-36 ACAC win over the Jets at the Heritage gym.
Tonight the Braves play host to NHC rival Carroll at the Teepee starting with the JV contest at 6:15 p.m. The DDD pre-game show will begin at approximately 7:30 p.m. or after the JV contest has completed.
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