Bellmont won six matches and took three forfeits, and Adams Central took five wins, including at overtime victory at 152, in the annual showdown between the neighboring schools Tuesday at the Teepee as the Braves scored a 53-22 wrestling victory.
"We wanted to come in here and get six, and we got five," stated Adams Central coach Doug Schultz, whose Jets slipped to 16-5 with the loss. "All in all, it was a pretty good dual meet, enjoyable to watch."
BERNE—County rivals Bellmont and South Adams met in the pool at South Adams Tuesday night with the Braves and Squaws both recording solid victories over the Starfires.
The Braves notched a 119-66 triumph winning 10 of the 12 events, including all three relays, while the Squaws posted a nearly identical win with a 115-71 decision over the Starfish as they took seven of the 12 events scheduled.
Decatur City Council said goodby to 2010 Tuesday night with some moves which will get 2011 off to a good start.
The actions involved New Prime, a division of Prime, Inc, of Springfield, Missouri, which will construct a new building in Industrial Park III as it enters into an agreement with Bunge North America to provide transportation and logistic services, mainly truck trailer washing.
Jay Gould, who has spent some 45 years working with local farmers, will be stepping down as executive director of the Farm Services Agency (FSA) office in Decatur after December 30. He was given a big sendoff during a five-hour open house in the FSA office on Tuesday.
Large numbers of visitors stopped in to congratulate and to thank him, plenty of refreshments were available, and lots of old photographs and other memorabilia from more than four decades of public service were on display.
MONROE-After his team had coughed up the ball on four straight possessions in the third period which led to 10 straight points for the Adams Central Jets, Bellmont coach Tory Fuelling's message to his Squaws was simple when he called a timeout after AC had cut a 13 point BHS lead to just three.
"Girls you gotta take care of the ball."
In the Bellmont-Adams Central dual wrestling meet slated for tonight at Bellmont, there are a few lineup changes.
Adams Central freshman Adam Cook is back in the Jets' lineup at 103 pounds and he'll be facing Bellmont's Jordan Richards. Bellmont's Anthony Stebing is out at 145 and sophomore Jacob Bergman will take his place.
The stark realities of war hit home in September when Staff Sgt. Phillip Jenkins of Decatur became the first, and to date the only, Adams County serviceman to give his life in the ongoing American conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Jenkins' death was voted by employees of the Decatur Daily Democrat to be the number one news story of 2010.
The cost incurred by the Adams County solid waste district for the hauling and disposal of trash at the Waste Management landfill in Jay County will increase slightly in 2011, but those costs will not be passed on to solid waste customers.
Helen E. Glass, 87, formerly of Liberty Center in Wells County, died Sunday at Heritage Pointe Retirement Community.
She was born to Frank and Flora L. Osborn Ware.
Among survivors are two sons, Norman Glass of rural Berne and Ervin Glass of Fort Wayne, and one daughter, Mrs. Don (Karen) Hatch of Marion.
William S. Gravens, 82, of Decatur, died Monday in Roudebush Medical Center at Indianapolis.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur.