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June 13th, 2011

Voglewede inks to play baseball for St. Francis

June 13, 2011

    FORT WAYNE — Bellmont High School senior Brandon Voglewede has selected the University of Saint Francis to continue his baseball career and education.

Kintz, Bixler score Mays victories

June 13, 2011

    A 9-run fifth helped Kintz Insurance go to 9-1 with a 16-4 win over Hull Lift Trucks Thursday in H.E.B.A. Mays play, while Bixler Insurance downed Decatur Dental 9-5.
    Ethan Corral doubled with three hits and 2 RBI and Noah Macklin stroked an inside-the-park home run with 3 hits and 4 RBI to pace the Kintz win. Payton Boyd had 3 hits with 2 RBI while Liam Adams had 2 hits and 1 RBI, as did Josh Price.
    Kobe Ortiz had 2 hits for Hull.

BHS Early College deal is finalized

June 13, 2011

    Agreements were finalized Thursday evening between North Adams Community Schools and Ivy Tech Community College and IPFW as one of the final steps necessary to transform Bellmont High School into one of the few Early College High Schools in the state of Indiana.
    A brief ceremony was held in the school district's administrative office as officials from Ivy Tech and the Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne campus signed a Memorandum Of Understanding to accept college credits earned by students at Bellmont.

June 9th

Kaczmarek is named 2nd team All-NHC

June 9, 2011

    Bellmont senior Dana Kaczmarek, a three-year starter for Bellmont behind the plate, has named to the All-NHC softball team, given second-team status, in a poll of the loop coaches.
    Kaczmarek was the only Bellmonter named to the team. She recently was named the Hebble Award winner at Bellmont.
    Samantha Agulair of Homestead was named first team catcher. Kaczmarek was named second team, and Kayla Northrup of DeKalb was given honorable mention.

City moving to redevelopment commission

June 9, 2011

    It won't be soon and it may not even be this year, but in the not-too-distant future the City of Decatur is going to have something it's never had before: a redevelopment commission.
    Decatur City Council started the ball rolling at its meeting Tuesday night and while Mayor John Schultz said "there is no rush," the mayor and council members seemed enthusiastic about beginning the process.

Puppets entertain at library

June 9, 2011

    Free annual marionette shows presented at the Decatur branch of the Adams Public Library System were seen by close to 200 people on Monday.
    Two presentations of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" were given.
    The handmade wooden puppets, moved by strings, are from the Stevens Puppets company in Bristol, Indiana, owned since 1993 by Dan Raynor. The Stevens Puppets were created in 1933 and the firm is one of just three marionette troupes at work in the United States.

Mary J. Lautzenheiser

June 9, 2011

    Mary J. Lautzenheiser, 85, of Berne, died Wednesday in Swiss Village Retirement Community.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva.

Norman Ward

June 9, 2011

    Norman Ward, 78, of Decatur, passed away on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, at his residence.
    He was born in Decatur to Harley H. and Amanda E. (Neuenschwander) Ward on March 31, 1933.
    On May 20, 1951, he married Delores Ginter.

Nyla M. Wiehe

June 9, 2011

    Nyla M. Wiehe, 84, formerly of Decatur, died at 9:17 a.m. Wednesday in The Village of Heritage nursing home at Monroeville.
    She was born on May 29, 1927, in Adams County to John F. and Effie J. Teeter Morningstar.
    She married Paul L. Wilkinson on March 22, 1952; but he passed away on February 4, 1984. On August 7, 1994, she married Edward L. Wiehe in Decatur; he survives.
    She was employed at the General Electric Corp. plant in Decatur for 41 years.

June 8th

Harvey's finish earns her All-State honors

June 8, 2011

    The "perfect race at the perfect time" earned Bellmont sophomore Alexis Harvey All-State status in girls track, it was noted today by Bellmont's veteran track coach Carl Risch.
    Harvey sped to fourth place at last Saturday's 200 meter final at the IHSAA Girls State Track and Field Meet held at the IU Track Complex in Bloomington..
    Not only did Harvey gain a lot of respect, the fourth place earned her first team All-State status in her event, noted Risch.

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