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February 24th, 2015

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

Schools get new ISTEP instructions

February 20, 2015

    Emails notifying school officials of eleventh-hour changes in the state’s ISTEP+ exam were sent to all school district’s in Indiana Thursday, and officials at North Adams Community Schools were sifting through those changes in an attempt to get a handle on what to expect in this year’s round of testing.

Community coordinator introduced to council

February 20, 2015

    Melissa Norby, the city’s new community coordinator, was introduced by Mayor John Schultz at Tuesday night’s city council meeting. “We want to welcome her aboard,” he said.
    It was her last council meeting as a spectator since Norby begins her duties Monday. At the request of Schultz, council approved an expenditure of up to $3,500 from Community Capital Improvement funds to purchase for Norby’s use a computer, a laptop and a printer.

Biting Cold

February 20, 2015

    On a day when temperatures hovered around zero — and wind chill factors were well below that — Lamar Stewart had the unenviable job of retreiving shopping carts from the parking lot of the Kroger’s grocery story in Decatur.

 

February 19th

Decatur Main Street group gets funding from council

February 19, 2015

    The Decatur Main Street group received a $5,000 award from city council on Tuesday night, funds deemed as “startup money.”
    Mayor John Schultz said he strongly supported the expenditure from Cumulative Capital Development funds for a group of local people who “have been very diligent in their efforts. They have done everything we have asked them to do.”

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...
Adams Central's Kaine Luginbill capped off an unprecedented prep wrestling career Saturday night...

 

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