November 19th, 2010
Adams County Prosecutor Chris Harvey has announced that a 19-year-old Fort Wayne man, Devonte M. Jones, has been charged with armed robbery and criminal confinement in regard to alleged crimes at a Decatur business on November 10.
Jones is in custody in Allen County, Harvey said. A second suspect in the case has apparently not been apprehended.
The crimes allegedly were committed at the S.M.O.K.E.S. Tobacco Shop on S. 13th St. when Jones and another man entered the store.
Bellmont took six first places and swept first and second in two of the three relays to easily roll pas Bishop Dwenger and Bishop Luers in a three-way season-opening meet at Bellmont Thursday.
The Squaws rolled up 152 points to the 100 of Dwenger and the 74 of Luers.
Bellmont did particularly well in the freestyle events, showing its depth with first and second in both the 200 and 400 relays.
After the first non-losing record in six years (an 11-11 mark last season), Adams Central's girls' basketball program looks for even better things in 2010-11 and, with no seniors on the squad, in 2011-12, as well.
BERNE — South Adams Athletic Director Mike Pries announced today that 129 SA students are involved in winter sports activities at South Adams High School
Wrestling led the way with 31 participants while cheerleading was next at 24, followed by boys swimming with 22. Boys basketball has 18 in the program.
There are 17 competitors in girls basketball, and 17 in girls swimming.
A proposal to make four single villas into two larger villas at the Woodcrest Retirement Center was approved Wednesday night at the monthly board of trustees meeting of the Adams Health Network (AHN).
Jim Compton, executive director of the United Way of Adams County (UWAC), has announced that the Eli Lilly Foundation in Indianapolis has approved the UWAC for a grant which will provide matching funds.
“During the present campaign to raise funds for 2011, all new donors’ gifts will be matched, dollar for dollar,” Compton said. “For those who were able to support the United Way last year, any increase will be matched dollar for dollar.
Dorathea Hoffman, 82, of Decatur, died at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday in the nursing center at Woodcrest Retirement Community. She had been in the nursing center for three years.
She was born on April 10, 1928, in Fort Wayne to Herman and Bertha Scheumann Moellering.
She married Werner E. Hoffman on June 4, 1949, in Zion Lutheran Church (Friedheim); he passed away on May 31, 2004.
Julie Johnson, 51, of Bluffton, a former Decatur resident, died Wednesday at home,
Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard and Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur.
Harold J. “Lucky” Siefring, 81, of rural Decatur, died on Wednesday, November 17, 2010, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
Harold was born on December 5, 1928, in Sharpsburg, Ohio, to John J. and Rose (Kramer) Siefring.
On August 23, 1950, he married Pauline M. Phlipot.