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July 13th, 2011

Edna Shoaf

July 13, 2011

    Edna Shoaf, 94, of Salt Lake City, Utah, a former resident of Berne, died on Tuesday.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, Berne.

Marion E. Sipe

July 13, 2011

    Marion E Sipe, 80, of Decatur, passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2011, at Woodcrest Retirement Community's Nursing Center.
    He was born on September 29, 1930, in Adams County to Daniel J. and Bernice (Fisher) Sipe.
    On October 30, 1954, he married Barbara A. Jacobs. She preceded him on November 2, 2000.

Mind’s Eye lands slot in Senior final by clipping Geimer

July 13, 2011

    Mind's Eye Graphics assured itself of a place in the championship game of the Decatur Girls Senior Softball League tourney as they rallied for a 6-4 win over Geimer Construction in the double-elimination event Tuesday night at Hanna-Nuttman Park.

County school boards approve coaches for coming year

July 13, 2011

    Coaching staffs for fall sports were solidified by school boards at Adams Central, Bellmont, and South Adams this week with South Adams having the most changes.
    The SA school board approved 40 fall coaches ranging from volunteer to head coaches and noted 17 of the 40 positions will be filled by new individuals.

Elder joins NA board

July 13, 2011

    Don Elder, a retired educator selected by sitting members of the North Adams school board in May to fill a pending vacancy in their ranks, was issued the oath of office on Tuesday as he officially joined the board.

Auditor accused of some ‘shirking’

July 13, 2011

    A request by the county auditor for the county council to consider increasing the pay of his five staff members by a total of $6,000 led to an unusual and unexpected response from a veteran councilman on Tuesday.
    Auditor Bill Borne, who was not present, had submitted a two-page, 11-paragraph, single-spaced request for the $6,000, seeking $2,000 for his chief deputy and $1,000 each for the other four staffers. The council chose to withhold action until the 2012 budget is prepared in September.

Retiring hospital director honored

July 13, 2011

    A limestone mountain that's also a fountain was dedicated on Tuesday in front of Adams Memorial Hospital to honor the man who's retiring after being its executive director since 1989 — Marvin Baird.
    Baird, who came to Adams County in the midst of a career as a hospital management expert, will leave in coming weeks to move to Greenwood with his wife, Jackie.

July 12th

Larry W. Moore

July 12, 2011

    Larry W. Moore, 60, of Decatur, died at home on Monday.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home, Decatur.

Geimer, Graphics kayo Senior foes

July 12, 2011

    Tournament action in both the Decatur Girls Junior and Senior Leagues began Monday night with a pair of games in both divisions.
    In the Senior League, Geimer's Construction belted out 13 hits including a two-run homer by Taylor Kuhnle in the fifth and they handed Barker and Sons a 19-1 defeat while in the other contest, Mind's Eye Graphics also recorded a double-digit victory taking out the First Bank of Berne by an 18-8 count.

Erie Haven zaps Heaters 11-2

July 12, 2011

    Regular season champion Erie Haven dominated second place finisher McIntire Heating in the winner's bracket game of the double-elimination Sandy Koufax League tournament played Monday night at Worthman Field.
    In action in the losers' bracket semis at Monroe's Don Ray Memorial Park, Corner Deli of Monroe scored five runs in the bottom of the seventh for a 10-9 win over Bluffton Elks, and Courtesy Motors of Decatur stopped South Adams 9-3 in the second game.

DECATUR SENIOR LEAGUE SOFTBALL CHAMPIONS—With a perfect record of 12-0 including tournament...
MONSTER TOURNEY WINNERS—The Monroe Youth League hosted their sixth annual Monster Softball...

 

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