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February 24th, 2015

Local farmer donates $2,500 contest winnings to Adams Co. 4-H Council

February 24, 2015

    Debra Houk of Kirkland Township has been selected as a winner in America’s Family Grow Communities competition, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund.
    The program enrolls farmers for a chance to win $2,500, which is in turn donated to the non-profit organization of the farmer’s choice. Houk selected the Adams County 4-H Council — specifically the 4-H swine committee — as the recipient for the cash award.

GOP Lincoln Day dinner is March 16

February 24, 2015

    The Adams County Republican Party will hold its annual Lincoln Day Dinner beginning at 7 p.m. March 16 at Adams Memorial Hospital, 1100 Mercer Ave., Decatur.

Kalver honored at IHSWCA Hall banquet

February 24, 2015

WZBD broadcaster AJ Kalver, former Columbia City coach Randy Kearby and current East Noble coach Keith Hoffar were among those who received induction honors Sunday Sunday at the annual IHSWCA Hall of Fame banquet held in Greenwood.
Kalver, the former Bellmont coach, was inducted as a coach in 2010 and received his latest honor because of 35 years of wrestling broadcasts, starting with WADM in 1980. He was introduced by South Adams coach Barry Humble, who had nominated Kalver for the honor.

Video of the day: NFL scouting combine: Winners and losers

February 24, 2015

Video of the day: NFL scouting combine: Winners and losers

College basketball weekend round up

February 24, 2015

Saturday February 21st, 2015
 
(#1) Kentucky (27-0) 110
Auburn (12-15) 75

 
Kentucky played host to SEC league door matt Auburn and appropriately blew them out of the gym. Kentucky used a 23-2 run in the first half to break open a 27 point first half lead. They never looked back as Auburn never seriously threatened again. Karl Anthony Towns led Kentucky with 19 points and 10 rebounds.
 
(#3) Gonzaga (28-1) 70
Saint Mary’s (20-7) 60

 

February 23rd

State Runner-up

February 23, 2015

    South Adams senior Sawyer Miller advanced to the 120-pound championship match of the state wrestling tournament Saturday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis but lost in overtime, 3-1 to finish as state runner-up.
 

‘Birdman’ flys away with best picture honor

February 23, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood is smarter than you thought. Whether by design or chance, the 87th Academy Awards elegantly and subtly shifted the tone of the season from a reductive fixation on snubs and fact-checking to a positive celebration of original filmmaking and purposeful advocacy for causes as diverse as immigration, suicide and equal rights.

Inquisitive Equines

February 23, 2015

    A trio of horses on a farm east of Decatur didn’t seem to mind the snow Saturday, but were very curious about the photographer.

 

Starfires’ Miller 2nd at state; Central’s Luginbill takes 4th

February 23, 2015

    INDIANAPOLIS — "It didn't end how I wanted it to, but I was on the podium. It felt great," stated Adams Central senior Kaine Luginbill, expressing feelings he likely shared with South Adams' Sawyer Miller as the Adams County wrestlers closed out their prep mat careers with fourth place and second place respectively Saturday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

February 20th

Trending video: Nine surprising facts about the Oscars

February 20, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Nine surprising facts about the Oscars

WOODBURN—What was a slim four-point lead for Eastside in their class 2A boys sectional 36 battle...
WOODBURN— The Adams Central Flying Jets ended their basketball season on Tuesday night as the home...
MONROE—Adams Central's 6'7 junior center Luke Voirol came off the bench Thursday night to give the...

 

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