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May 11th, 2012

Maryann Root

May 11, 2012

    Maryann Root, 93, of Berne, died Thursday morning at Swiss Village.
    Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home. 

Clothe-A-Kid drive is gearing up

May 11, 2012

    Love INC (Love In the Name of Christ) has announced the beginning of the annual Clothe-A-Kid for School campaign.
    Children participating in the free or reduced-price lunch program in Adams County, and who will be at least four years old and in grades pre-kindergarten through eighth at the start of the 2012-13 school year, are eligible for this program.
    "The purpose of this project is to send needy children back to school with a brand new set of clothes," said Executive Director Claudia Karges.

Braves outlast DeKalb, 2-1

May 11, 2012

    The Braves have done it again, winning another conference game in the stacked NHC by the slimmest of margins, this time a 2-1 victory over the DeKalb Barons on Thursday night to stretch to a 4-1 mark amongst the Northeast Hoosier Conference teams.
    Bellmont junior ace Matt Chronister found himself in a pitching duel once again going the distance for all seven innings allowing only one run in the ball game on six hits.

Stars top Jets, 14-12

May 11, 2012

    BERNE—The Jets had a chance to take their revenge on the South Adams Starfires on Thursday night after losing their first meeting in the Coaches versus Cancer Classic earlier this season, but the Starfires repeated their late-game heroics with a five-run sixth inning to take the lead and put their cross-county rivals on their backs, 14-12.

May 10th

Facebook contest winners announced!

May 10, 2012

    Congratulations to Tina Beer, Dawn Keller-Miller and Suzanne McFarren Markley — the winners of the Decatur Daily Democrat's "Like" Us on Facebook contest!
    The winners may visit the DDD office to claim their prize by Monday, May 21. They will each receive a $10 gift certificate to an Adams County business. If a prize goes unclaimed, another name will be drawn.

Amos H. Schwartz

May 10, 2012

    Amos H. Schwartz, 75, of Monroe, died at 4:23 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at Parkview Regional Center.
    He was born January 25, 1937, in Adams County, to Chris C. and Susan (Hilty) Schwartz.
    A lifelong resident of Adams County, he was a carpenter and a member of the Old Order Amish.

County sports schedule 5/10-5/17

May 10, 2012

2012 SPRING SPORTS
MAY
    10-ADAMS CENTRAL-Softball at South Adams, 5 p.m., Tennis at Blackhawk Christian, 5 p.m., Baseball at South Adams, 5 p.m.; BELLMONT-Tennis vs. DeKalb, 5 p.m., Baseball vs. DeKalb, 5 p.m.; SOUTH ADAMS-Golf vs. Jay County, 4:30 p.m., Baseball vs. Adams Central, 5 p.m., Softball vs. Adams Central, 5 p.m.
    11-ACAC Track Meet (AC, South Adams) at Bluffton, 5 p.m.; ADAMS CENTRAL-Tennis at Northfield, 5 p.m., Golf at Canterbury, 4:30 p.m.

Pilot program at ACentral is outlined

May 10, 2012

    Adams Central High School business teacher Sharilyn Boots, accompanied by student Deatra Gremaux, talked to the Adams Central Board of Education this week about a pilot program allowing students to participate in virtual internships.
    Boots stated she was contacted by Ryan Twist of the Talent Initiative about establishing a group of students who would take part in the internship program.

NHC track meet sees Squaws 2nd place

May 10, 2012

    The gospel according to Bellmont girls track coach Carl Risch was simple.
    Risch knew his Squaws wouldn't win many dual or triangular meets this year because of a lack of depth that allows other teams to roll up points with second, third, and fourth place finishes.
    But when it comes to tournaments and bigger events like Tuesday nights Northeast Hoosier Conference tournament, Risch knew he had a special nucleus and that Bellmont would be a team to be reckoned with.

NAdams approves Adams-Wells change

May 10, 2012

    At this week's meeting of the North Adams School Board, Superintendent Dr. Wylie Sirk brought the board up to speed on the reorganization process of the Adams-Wells Special Services Cooperative program.
    The group, which involves three school districts in both Adams and Wells Counties, will all be affected by several resolutions (which will need to be passed by all six school boards to be effective).

   Below are the week two results of the Pigskin Picks Challenge featuring Mike McGill...
    BERNE— The South Adams Starfires came out of the gate firing on all...
   This year with Pigskin Picks, the overall winner of competition will be awarded a...

 

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