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May 14th, 2012

Back 40 history long and unique

May 14, 2012

    For over 60 years, the Back 40 Junction, with it's museum-quality antiques and railroad memorabilia, has been a hotspot for dining and a topic of conversation for area residents and travelers alike.

Bellmont pink prom has a special guest

May 14, 2012

    Bellmont High School held a pink prom at the Botanical Gardens in Fort Wayne on Saturday night — with a special guest.
    In honor of a classmate's mother who is fighting breast cancer, numerous students were sporting pink, the boys wearing pink vests and, in some cases, pink ties.

Lawson mending fences

May 14, 2012

    Six weeks into her position job as Indiana's Secretary of State, Connie Lawson is fully aware of the public relations job that lies ahead of her. There are fences to be mended and public relationships and trust to be restored in the office she now holds.
    Lawson was appointed to her new position by Gov. Mitch Daniels on March 16 to succeed fellow Republican Charlie White, who was removed for office after his conviction on a charge of voter fraud.

May 11th

Motor Sports Festival slated June 15

May 11, 2012

    The 12th annual Motor Sports Festival will be presented in downtown Decatur on Friday June 15, it has been announced by the sponsoring Chamber of Comerce.
      Registration will begin at 4 p.m. and the show will continue until 9p.m.
    Several food vendors will have food available for sale. MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) will be returning with their popular spiral fries and Common Ground Church will be serving hamburgers, hotdogs and sloppy Joes, the announcement said.

Milk truck rolls over on 224

May 11, 2012

     A semi hauling 6,000 gallons of milk rolled over at the intersection of US 224 and 600 E around 12:30 this morning.
    No other vehicles were involved in the accident.
    No milk spilled out of the truck from Eagle Transport Group of Goshen. According to an Adams County sheriff at the scene, another milk truck was called in to transfer the milk which was not contaminated in the accident.
    The driver was not injured.

Robert L. Hegnauer

May 11, 2012

    Robert L. Hegnauer, 96, of Berne, died
Friday morning at Swiss Village. 
    Arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home.

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.

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