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May 7th, 2012

Mona A. Scott Sell

May 7, 2012

    Mona A. Scott Sell, 64, of Bryant, died Thursday at her residence. 
    She was born on Tuesday, June 10, 1947, in Madison to the late Thomas Luellen and the late Wilma G. (Gay) Frazier.

Pauline Rose Via

May 7, 2012

    Pauline Rose Via, 94, of Portland, died Saturday in Persimmon Ridge Healthcare. 
    She was born in Salamonia on December 10, 1917, to the late Jesse and Cora (May) Locker. 
    Surviving are two sons, Danny Via (Janice) of Clarksville, Tenn., and Dennis Via of Decatur; and one daughter, Linda (Bill) Zimmerman of Portland.

Rosa L. Wengerd

May 7, 2012

    Rosa L. Wengerd, 62, of Bryant, died on Saturday at Lutheran Hospital.    
    She was born on Tuesday, September 20, 1949, in Adams County.

Norwell wins SA invite; Squaws 2nd

May 7, 2012

    BERNE—Bellmont dominated the winner's stand Friday night in the girls portion of the South Adams Track Invitational but it was the depth of the Norwell girls that gave the Knights a 130-105 win over the Squaws in a nine-team field.
    Bellmont swept eight of the 15 events on the night and in the process of doing so set one new and tied one Bellmont school record, and shattered four SA Invitational marks.

Lady Stars shock Squaws, 6-2

May 7, 2012

    BERNE—The Lady Starfires continue to improve this season as their win total is now three times higher than last year's season mark.
    On Saturday, South Adams hosted the always tough Bellmont Squaws for an inner-county rivalry game where the host Stars defeated their visitors, 6-2 improving to 9-11 on the season.

May 4th

Ruth May Rupp

May 4, 2012

    Ruth Mae (McClure) Rupp, 94, a resident of Woodcrest Nursing Center for the past 9 and a half years, passed away on April 20, 2012.
    A memorial service will be held at at 1 p.m. Sunday at Woodcrest in the Porter Auditorium for Ruth Mae (McClure) Rupp, 94, who died April 20. Rev. Floyd Vieth will be officiating.
    Arrangements were by Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
 

AC beats Heritage at Parkview Field, 7-5

May 4, 2012

    FORT WAYNE—The Jets and Starfires had the opportunity to play where the pros do when they traveled to Parkview Field home of the Tin Caps to play in the annual ACAC games at the ball park.
    Adams Central did what they have done all season long...get an early lead, lose it, then come from behind to take the victory. Lately, they've been doing it against quality teams.

Mourdock goes low-key in Lincoln Day address here

May 4, 2012

    Republican Senate hopeful Richard Mourdock took a low-key approach to his campaign bid Thursday evening in Adams County, professing respect for his veteran opponent and spending most of his time behind the podium talking about the strengths and virtues of Abraham Lincoln.

Prayers offered at observance

May 4, 2012

    In observance of the National Day of Prayer, more than 50 Adams County community members, pastors and leaders gathered at Peace Monument on the Decatur courthouse square at noon on Thursday to participate in a prayer service organized by the Decatur Ministerial Association.
    Rev. Kevin August of New Hope Community Church opened the service with a call to prayer, saying, "We are called before the Lord to repent, confess, remember, seek comfort and direction, and to receive God's courage and help."

City law firm taking clients of Biberstein

May 4, 2012

    Officials of the Decatur law firm of DeVoss, Johnson, Zwick, Baker & Ainsworth along with the family of the late Berne attorney Bob Biberstein have announced that the DeVoss firm will continue serving Biberstein clients, including the establishment of office hours in Berne.
    Biberstein, a longtime Berne attorney, suffered a stroke on January 25 of this year and subsequently suffered a fatal heart attack on March 21

    The annual Kekionga Greenway Gallop 5k commenced once again on Sunday with...
    The Bellmont Squaws won the cross country invitational they hosted Wednesday...
    Concordia Lutheran backed up their number one ranking in class 3A on Tuesday...

 

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