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March 1st, 2011

Son goes on duty, dad takes over

March 1, 2011

    Like son, like father.
    At Monday's meeting of the Adams County commissioners, the three executives voted unanimously to name Julius Quinones of Decatur as the assistant county veterans' affairs officer  so he can fill in for his son, Vince, the service officer, while his son is called up for active duty in the Middle East with the U.S. Air Force.
    The younger Quinones, who is an E8 (first sergeant), said he will ship out on March 2 for six months of service that will give him 31 years overall.

Max E. Andrews

March 1, 2011

    Max E. Andrews, 78, of Placentia, California, a former Decatur resident, went to be with his Lord and Savior on the 27th of February.
    He was born on August 7, 1932, to True "Tabby" and Elsie Andrews.
    He was a petty officer and gunner's mate in the U.S. Navy and retired from International Harvester with more than 30 years of service.
    His hobbies were reading and politics. After moving to California, he and his wife enjoyed watching the Los Angeles Lakers.

February 28th

Mom, daughter lost most everything in fire

February 28, 2011

    January 16, 2011, was just another ordinary day to most people. But for Michelle Colbert and her 17-year-old daughter, Alissa, it was a day they will never forget.

Dermatologist to see patients at Strickler Cancer Institute

February 28, 2011

    Officials at Adams Memorial Hospital have announced that Dr. Kristin Haushalter of Fort Wayne Dermatology Consultants Inc. will be coming to Adams Memorial’s Cancer Institute on the first Monday of each month to see dermatology patients. 
    Dr. Haushalter will offer a full array of dermatological services to help patients maintain healthy skin, including the treatment of acne, moles, psoriasis, rashes, skin cancers, warts, and wrinkles, according to a hospital spokesperson.

Early swing wins boost Penn by Braves, 35-20

February 28, 2011

    GREENWOOD — Penn wrestlers Sarah Hildebrandt at 112 and Jacob Davis at 119 pounds scored key come-from-behind wins over Bellmont's Jacob Girod and Bobby Keuneke to shift the momentum, propelling the Kingsmen to a 35-20 win over the Braves the Wrestling Team State quarter-finals Saturday morning at Center Grove.

Patterson: Braves match up well against 14-6 Maconaquah

February 28, 2011

    It's been a long time since the Bellmont Braves have exited the locker room after a game with a smile on their face but BHS cage coach Larry Patterson said he believes the Braves "match up well" with the Maconaquah Braves, a team Bellmont will face in the opening game of the class 3A sectional Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at the Bellmont gym.

Bernice E. Bransteter

February 28, 2011

    Bernice Eileen Mathys Bransteter, 88, a resident of the Swiss Village Retirement Community in Berne, passed away at 8:07 a.m. on Saturday, February 26, 2011, at Swiss Village.
    Bernice was born on January 10, 1923, in Geneva, the daughter of Clinton and Jessie (Runkel) Mathys, both deceased.
    Bernice was a member of First United Methodist Church in Geneva.
    She was a retired employee of the C.T.S. Corporation in Berne with 20 years of service, eight of those years as a lead lady.

Peggy L. Fortney

February 28, 2011

    Peggy L. Fortney, 78, of rural Convoy, Ohio, died on Thursday in Adams Memorial Hospital,
    She was born to Cyrus and Lula Roberts Cranor.
    Among survivors are her husband, Harold B. Fortney; one daughter, Mrs. Ed (Ilona) Welker of Convoy; and two sons: Jody Fortney of Ashland, Ohio and Michael Fortney of Crawfordsville, Indiana.
    Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Countryside Chapel United Methodist Church of rural Convoy, with burial in IOOF Cemetery at Convoy.

LeOrace D. Neuenschwander

February 28, 2011

    LeOrace D. "Lee" Neuenschwander, 82, formerly of Geneva, died Saturday in Swiss Village Retirement Community in Berne.
    He was born in Adams County on February 6, 1929, to Joel M. and Cora Winteregg Neuenschwander.
    Among survivors are his wife, Betty; one son, Richard "Rick" Neuenschwander of Berne; and three daughters, Mrs. Ron (Kathie) Patterson of Berne, Mrs. Jeff (Carole) Billington of Bryant, and Mrs. Arne (Lori) Liechty of Berne.

February 25th

BHS swimmers compete at Indy

February 25, 2011

   This year with Pigskin Picks, the overall winner of competition will be awarded a...
   Tonight the Braves put their 3-0 record on the line when they welcome cross-county...
    The soccer Squaws earned a 4-0 victory over non-conference Blackhawk Christian...

 

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