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May 12th, 2011

Southeast closing proposed

May 12, 2011

    Less than two years following a controversial reconfiguration of classrooms throughout the North Adams school district — and the closure of one elementary school building — a member of the North Adams school board has proposed another realignment of building uses.

Results of AC surveys listed

May 12, 2011

    Three surveys of 1,136 people in the Adams Central area were recently taken by AC's curriculum director, Anna Spalding, to gauge the reaction to the policy begun last August of delaying the start of school each Wednesday for 30 minutes so teachers can have a weekly 45-minute professional development period.

Students plan trip to help Haitians

May 12, 2011

    Caylie Yoder last summer saw first-hand the lingering devastation caused by the 2008 hurricane on the island nation of Haiti. She will be returning next month as part of a contingent from South Adams Schools that is traveling to Haiti with a water purification system that will improve the lives of residents there.
    Yoder, a senior at South Adams, went to Haiti last summer with a group from the Bridge Community Church. She told members of the Berne City Council at their May 9 meeting of the lack of basic sanitation and clean water.

May 11th

Richard G. Brown

May 11, 2011

    Richard G. Brown, 62, of Decatur, died Tuesday in Lutheran Hospital at Fort Wayne.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home in Decatur.

Lila M. Hersberger

May 11, 2011

    Lila Mae Hersberger, 83, of Ridgeville, passed away at 11:04 a.m. on Sunday, May 8, while in the company of family members at her residence.
    Lila was born in Bisbee, Arizona, on September 17, 1927, a daughter of Myrtle Frazier Hodges and Wendell T. Hodges.
    She was a member of Bearcreek Friends Church at Ridgeville.

Alice R. Journay

May 11, 2011

    Alice R. Journay, 90, of Berne, died there on Monday.
    She was born in Adams County on January 5, 1921, to James T. and Dessie Ludy Bailey.
    Among survivors are two daughters, Mrs. James (Brenda) Garber and Angelia Journay of Berne, and two sisters, Mrs. Fred (Chloe) Davidson of Geneva and Mrs. LaVerne (Martha) Miller of Monroe.

Helen M. Keller

May 11, 2011

    Helen M, Keller, 92, of Berne, died Tuesday in Swiss Village Retirement Community.
    She was born in Berne on November 21, 1918, to Edward and Ethel Davidson Elzey.
    Among survivors is a daughter, Mrs. David (JoAnn) Gierhart of Bryant.

Squaws’ 1600 team roars to NHC, Bellmont standards

May 11, 2011

    FORT WAYNE — With the automatic timer set to go, all the Bellmont 1600 relay team needed was another record-setting run, and they more than got that at the Carroll track Tuesday evening as the young Squaws foursome left no doubt about which team is the fastest in Bellmont history as they shattered that mark, as well as the Northeast Hoosier Conference record with a blistering 4:01.96.

SA Board to replace cage coach Biegel

May 11, 2011

     Ryan Biegel will not return as South Adams High School's head boys basketball coach next school year, but will remain in his position as an elementary school physical education teacher.
    During last night's school board meeting, board members voted unanimously to not renew his coaching contract for the 2011-12 school year.

BHS grid coach hired on 3-2 vote

May 11, 2011

    Nate Andrews traveled nearly 90 minutes to Decatur on Tuesday evening, along with his wife and young daughter, to meet his prospective new employers and to witness his official hiring as Bellmont High School's new head football coach.
    He left Decatur some two hours later, visibly upset after the North Adams school board — in a deeply divided 3-2 vote — barely approved his employment.

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