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September 2nd, 2011

Squaws oust Snider; AC takes Luers in five

September 2, 2011

    “Holly had a really good night on offense for us. It was just one of those nights where she was on and we told the setters to get her the ball as much as they could,” noted Bellmont volleyball coach Craig Krull in analyzing one of the main reasons the Squaws handled the visiting Snider Panthers in three games, 25-22, 25-13, 25-13 at the Teepee.

Seniors lead way to 6-0 kick win

September 2, 2011

    Appropriately enough, all three seniors on the Bellmont boys varsity soccer team found the back of the net on Senior Night Thursday evening as the Braves posted a 6-0 non-conference victory over the Woodlan Warriors.
    Senior Alex Hammond, who had scored a hat trick a night before in a win over NHC foe Norwell, tallied twice for the Braves against Woodlan while fellow twelfth graders Dan Worth and Jacob Schueler each added one score. Rounding out the offense for Bellmont were scores by Andy Hess and Willie Mahlan.

William D. Augsburger

September 2, 2011

    William D. "Bill" Augsburger, 72, of Berne, owner of Bill's Ice Cream Waffle Trailer, died at home on Thursday.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, Berne.

Berniece F. McBride

September 2, 2011

    Berniece F. McBride, 91, of Decatur, died at 12:55 p.m. Tuesday in the nursing center at Woodcrest Retirement Community.
    She was born on February 28, 1920, in Adams County to Harley M. and Edna Gay Tumbleson.
    She married Robert J. McBride on April 1, 1941; he passed away on August 9, 2000.

Villa Lanes back in business

September 2, 2011

    Villa Lanes bowling alley reopened on Thursday after sitting vacant for some three years.
    To mark the occasion, Mayor John Schultz and co-owners Dan Evans and Josh Krueckeberg tried their luck on the newly refinished lanes.
    The mayor took two shots resulting in one gutter ball and one strike.
    The adjoining restaurant, Molly's Place, is set to open on September 8.

Monroe may up water rates

September 2, 2011

    For the first time since the 1990s, the Monroe Town Council will consider raising monthly water rates.
    At Thursday's meeting of the council, President Al Lehman said he will propose at the October 6 meeting a small increase, less than $2 more per month for minimal water users, to begin building up a fund to pay for replacing water equipment perhaps eight to 10 years from now.

Grant to aid those in CC program

September 2, 2011

    A grant of $25,000 from an anonymous foundation has been received by the Behavioral Health Center of Adams Memorial Hospital to help provide services to individuals in the Community Corrections program and their families.
    “This is a win-win situation for all individuals involved,” said Behavioral Health Center director Dr. John Gibson.

September 1st

Berniece F. McBride

September 1, 2011

    Berniece F. McBride, 91, of Decatur, died on Tuesday in the nursing center at Woodcrest Retirement Community.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur.

Anti-drug council is given new grant

September 1, 2011

    A $125,000 federal grant has been awarded to the Substance Abuse Awareness Council (SAAC) in Adams County by the Office of National Drug Control Policy as part of the local group's continuing involvement with and support from the U.S. Drug-Free Communities (DFC) program.

Bearcreek will host special display

September 1, 2011

     Starting Friday and running through September 2-11, a free event called Midwest America Healing Field will be set up on the grounds of Bearcreek Farms in northern Jay County to remember the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States and to pay tribute to all U.S. military and emergency services personnel and first responders, living and deceased.

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