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December 20th

Baumer’s 10-point, 48-second outburst key Jets by Panthers

December 20, 2010

    MONROE—"Maverick" was a 1960s western television series about happy-go-lucky brothers doing heroic acts.
    On Saturday night, Maverick "Bomber" Baumer played the role of a midwestern hero, with a big assist from stellar free throwing by three teammates, as Adams Central claimed a 59-50 win over Lakewood Park.

Questionable tech foul tilts Dawgs past Bellmont 38-35

December 20, 2010

    NEW HAVEN—A rare and unusual call went against the Bellmont Squaws with just 20 seconds remaining in a tie ball game Saturday night and the result ended up with the New Haven Bulldogs gaining a 38-35 triumph in regulation play.

Melissa J. Baker

December 20, 2010

    Melissa J. “Missy” Baker, 34, of Ossian, passed away on Friday, December 17, 2010, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
    She was born on December 8, 1976, in Bluffton to the late “Jack” Harrison and Dorothy (Perry) Harrison.
    She worked as a dental assistant at Decatur Dental Services.
    She enjoyed spending time with her family and attended Life Community Church.

David A. Barkley

December 20, 2010

    David Alpha Barkley, 83, of Sevierville, Tennessee, formerly of Decatur, passed away on Wednesday, December 15, 2010.
    He was born on August 19, 1927, in Monroeville to Alpha Barkley and Florence (Foust) Barkley.
    He was preceded in death by his first wife, Jovetta Barkley. 
    David was the owner and operator of Barkley Tires in Wears Valley, Tennessee, and attended Valley View Baptist Church.

Andres Villegas

December 20, 2010

    Andres Villegas, 8, of Geneva, died Saturday evening in a traffic accident in Mercer County, Ohio.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Downing and Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva.

December 17th

Adeline S. Schwartz

December 17, 2010

    Adeline S. Schwartz, 57, of rural Geneva, died Thursday at home.
    She was born to Sam D. and Katie Graber, who are deceased.
    Among survivors are her husband, Henry H.K. Schwartz; one daughter, Mrs. Cornelius (Sarah D.A.) Troyer of rural Geneva; and her stepmother, Wilma A. Graber of rural Norwood, New York.
    Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday at her home, 1903 E. County Rd. 1000 South, with burial in Bunker Hill Cemetery, rural Geneva.

Hospital staying in the black

December 17, 2010

    Based on preliminary budget assumptions for 2011, Adams Memorial Hospital (AMH) expects to be about a half million dollars in the black at the end of the year.
    Adams Health Network (AHN) Executive Director Marvin L. Baird told members of the AHN board of trustees Wednesday night at their monthly meeting, "I feel very comfortable with the budget we're going to show you."
    That budget projects net revenue of $50,556,320 with expenses of $49,992,907 for a balance of $563,413 in the black.

United Way aids food banks

December 17, 2010

    The United Way of Adams County is operating a food and paper products drive in partnership with several businesses in the county to aid local food banks.
    Boxes have been placed at a number of locations around the county, including the following: Edward Jones offices, Common Ground Church, Community Markets, M&M Market in Geneva, Eichhorn Jewelry, Zurcher Tire, Decatur police and fire departments.

Melcher locks in pin, helps Braves by Chargers 39-31

December 17, 2010

    FORT WAYNE —  In a bout both sides considered a swing match, Bellmont junior Dewey Melcher headlocked Jeff Clark, scoring one of five Bellmont pins in a 39-31 victory over Carroll Thursday at the Chargers' gym.
    Melcher actually trailed 2-0 going into the second period and was on top of Clark, who tried to scramble out but was caught by Melcher, who finally go the trip he wanted and put the match away in 2:48, giving the Braves an impressive 27-13 lead.

Jets take 3 ACAC wins; Stars survive, beat Leo 34-33

December 17, 2010

    BLUFFTON — South Adams, rated No. 1 earlier this week in a Class A poll put out by Indianamat.com, remained unbeaten, but had a big scare, tipping ACAC foe Leo 34-33 in a conference triple-dual meet Thursday.
    The Stars improved to 21-0 overall and 6-0 in the ACAC with only Southern Wells left on the slate. They've clinched at least a share of the ACAC regular-season title by beating the other three contenders, Leo, Garrett and Adams Central.

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