September 22nd, 2014
Bellmont boys soccer recovered from their first two losses of the season against Homestead and Carroll to blank Jay County in an 8-0 rout and New Haven in a 5-1 decision.
The Braves shook off a sluggish start playing defense most of the first half behind the stellar goal play of Caleb Schell who kept the Patriots off the scoreboard. Adam Weaver found the back of the net on a breakaway goal midway through the first half beginning a barrage of Bellmont goals.
John “Randy” Everett, 64, Decatur, died Sunday. Arrangements are pening at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Gerald “Jerry” G. Knittle, 35, Decatur, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Jerry was born in Decatur Dec. 12, 1978, to Gerald D. and Bonnie L. (Whittenbarger) Knittle.
Among survivors are his parents, Gerald and Bonnie Knittle of Decatur; and numerous aunts and uncles and their families.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home, with Pastor Carol Tumbleson Evans officiating. Burial will be in Decatur Cemetery.
Ruth E. Crosby, 84, of Decatur, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, at Adams Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. She was born in Fort Wayne Thursday, April 10, 1930, to the late Walter F. David and Dora M. (Hanke) David. She married Charles F. Crosby in Fort Wayne April 18, 1953; he survives.
Ruth was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church-Fuelling and a longtime member of the choir. She retired in 1990 from Central Soya after 25 years of service.
Bellmont volleyball hosts Bishop Luers tonight at the Teepee in a rare, non-conference Monday match. The JV will kick off the action with their match at 6 p.m. with the varsity contest to follow about half an hour after its conclusion.
The DDD webcast of the contest will begin at approximately 7 p.m. To view the game online, click the link below. Once on the game site, log in with a username and password, or else connect with Facebook, and the service will be free of charge. Go Squaws!!
Prompted by opening comments from Councilor Dennis Bluhm, members of the Adams County Council embarked on a discussion surrounding the subject of Tax Increment Finance districts prior to the start of Tuesday's monthly meeting.
Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson has announced a new mobile voter registration app in conjunction with National Voter Registration Day. The app allows Hoosiers to register to vote, along with many other services, via their smartphone.
Lawson said Hoosiers are encouraged to register to vote using the new app for National Voter Registration Day Tuesday, a massive 50-state effort to encourage civic participation.
Another successful St. Marys Catholic Church Festival has come and gone. Pictured are deflated amusement rides as the annual event was dismantled late Sunday afternoon. Severe storms that passed through the area Saturday evening kept attendance down slightly at the festival.
BLUFFTON— Bellmont's girls golf team won their first sectional title in school history on Saturday morning defeating the field of 12 at Timber Ridge Golf Course in Bluffton by one stroke at 359 amidst windy conditions.