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December 6th

Jets hold off Parkway 63-55

December 6, 2010

    MONROE—History was made at Adams Central on Saturday night at 5:40 of the third quarter as the Flying Jets played Parkway's Panthers.
    Junior Kyle Fawcett inbounded a lob to fellow 11th grader Maverick Baumer, who produced a dramatic throwdown for the first inbounds dunk since the school began basketball in the late 1940s.
    The slam brought much of the home crowd to its feet and, while not decisive in the Jets' eventual 63-55 victory, showed that a different day has dawned for the sport at AC.

Arthur L. Roop

December 6, 2010

    Arthur L. Roop, 77, of Berne, formerly of Bluffton, passed away pm Friday, December 3, 2010, at Chalet Village in Berne.
    Arthur was born on July 20, 1933, to Clarence H. and Dorothy (Hakes) Roop in Adams County.
    He was a retired truck driver for Keystone Concrete.

December 3rd

Cancer Angel Tree still taking names

December 3, 2010

    The Cancer Angel Tree erected by the Adams County Community Foundation (ACCF) to recognize people who are surviving cancer as well as those who have died from that disease is, for the eighth year in a row, on display at Scott's supermarket in Decatur.
    Nearly 200 names are on the 2010 tree, but more can be added, since the tree will remain up through December at the front of the supermarket.

Mercury busts charts; 2010 in top 3 hottest years

December 3, 2010

    CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — A scorching summer that killed thousands in Russia and exceptionally mild winters in the Arctic were among extreme weather events that have put 2010 on track to be one of the three hottest years on record, U.N. experts said Thursday.
    The data from the World Meteorological Organization show that the last decade was the warmest ever, part of a trend that scientists attribute to man-made pollution trapping heat in the atmosphere.

Lions ‘catch’ Jets for 42-28 mat win

December 3, 2010

    After AC's Jarod Schwartz topped Leo's Isaac Stuery 4-2 in a tough 152-pound battle to put the Jets up by seven, then Lions responded with three straight first period falls en route to a 42-28 ACAC victory over the Jets Thursday night at the Jets' P.E. gym.

BHS tankers zap Blackford

December 3, 2010

    Two lopsided victories were recorded by Bellmont over Blackford in varsity swimming on Thursday, with the Braves winning 124 to 34 and the Squaws winning 139 to 36.
    The Squaws won all 11 events and the Braves won nine of 11 contests.
    • Girls' Results
    200-yard medley relay—Bellmont, 2:16.98 (Hannah Mendez, Erin Hunter, Janelle Lopez, Saige Markley)
    200-yard freestyle—Sydnee Hake (Bell), 2:28.48

December 2nd

From golf to God

December 2, 2010

BY ERIC MANN
    New Hope Church now has new quarters.
    The nondenominational church founded in December of 2006 had held worship services since that time in a former business location at Village Green Shopping Center, but recently made a big move by buying the buildings at the former Grey Goose Golf Club here, plus seven and a half acres of land on that site.

United Way Day at Pizza King

December 2, 2010

    Pizza King in Decatur will host United Way Day this Friday, with five percent of all the restaurant's sales that day going to the United Way of Adams County campaign.
    Hours for the special event will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m.
    Pizza King owner/operator Steve Christner said United Way volunteers wiil "bussing" tables during the special hours.
    The United Way campaign has a goal of $202,010.
  

Mary A. Eady

December 2, 2010

   Mary A. "Pete" Eady, 55, of Decatur, died on Tuesday, November 30, 2010, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
    She was born on March 24, 1955, in Adams County to Leo F. and Martha B. (Christen) Faurote, who are deceased.
    On April 30, 1983, she married Jeffrey A. Eady.
    Mary was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Decatur and the Women of St. Mary's.
    She worked as an investigator for the Washington Township Trustee.

Starfires’ trio given All-State HM honor

December 2, 2010

    INDIANAPOLIS — South Adams all-purpose back Taylor LeFever, quarterback Dustin Wanner and punter Chaise Moore all were given Honorable-Mention on the Class A Associated Press All-State football team released Wednesday afternoon.
    No other players from the county were named to the AP team. Norwell's Jeff Shatto, the Knights' strong tight end, was put on the 3A All-State first team.

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