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October 26th, 2010

SUPER TRIO ...

October 26, 2010

Wonder Woman, Batman and Superman all showed up in Decatur's Callithumpian Parade Tuesday night. (Photo by Eric Mann)

Gregory A. Tannehill

October 26, 2010

    Gregory A. Tannehill, 56, of Decatur, died on Saturday, October 23, 2010, at Leconte Medical Center in Sevierville, Tennessee.
    Greg was born on September 12, 1954, in Garden City, Michigan, to Robert E. and Virginia C. (Lemons) Tannehill.
    He married Linda L. Olds on July 31, 1982.
    Greg retired as a wastewater technician and industrial plumber. He was a Vietnam War veteran, having served in the United States Navy.

Beulah M. Schwartz

October 26, 2010

    Beulah M. Schwartz, 80, of Bluffton, died on Monday in Bluffton Regional Medical Center.
    She was born in Adams County on May 7, 1930 to Sam and Rose Minger Bertsch.
    Among survivors are two sons, Gary Schwartz of Bluffton and Dale Schwartz of Decatur, and one daughter, Mrs. Gary (Sharon) Merritt of Craigville.
    Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Apostolic Christian Church at Vera Cruz, with burial in Apostolic Christian Cemetery.

Panthers to face tourney-savvy Squaws

October 26, 2010

    Opposites will be attacking tonight at the Teepee.
    Bellmont, one of the most consistent winners in Indiana volleyball history with 27 sectional championships, will play host tonight to Western, which now has exactly two sectional titles in its school history.
    "Our game goal was to win sectional," said second-year Western head coach Lindsay Reinking.

Thatcher is lst-team All-NHC

October 26, 2010

    Bellmont senior Brittany Thatcher was named recently first team All-NHC in girls soccer.
    Thatcher was one of five Bellmont girls to be named to the squad, which finished tied for third in the NHC with a 4-3 record.
    Thatcher was named as a midfielder for the Squaws.  Junior defender Shelby Wright and sophomore forward Andrea Fruchte were named to the second team.
    Senior midfielder Jessica Brewer and junior forward Taylor Kennedy were given honorable mention on the squad.

October 25th

Trio seeking sheriff post

October 25, 2010

    Three men with a combined 76 years of law enforcement experience are seeking to fill a pending vacancy in the Adams County Sheriff's office, with voters to determine on Nov. 2 who will fill that role.

Food bank broke

October 25, 2010

    Decatur Operation Help, a food bank in use in the northern half of Adams County since 1983, will close Tuesday and Friday, the days it is normally open.
    Operation Help President Mary Jo Toole said the closure is necessary since the site is out of food and out of money. Toole said she hopes more of each will arrive in the following week.
    One problem, she noted, is that deliveries of government commodities have been delayed.

Squaws turn back feisty Knights for 27th sectional title

October 25, 2010

    FORT WAYNE — Bellmont persevered against a pesky Norwell squad Saturday night, closing out the Knights in three hard-fought games to earn a sixth straight sectional title and the 27th in the history of Bellmont volleyball.
    "I was proud the way the girls fought through Norwell's fierceness.  They wouldn't go away, but we wouldn't give in," said Krull of Bellmont's 25-14, 25-17, and 25-20 victory.

Warriors oust Jets; Luers cops Sectional 37 crown

October 25, 2010

    Adams Central concluded its 2010 volleyball season with a 3-0 loss to Woodlan in the Adams Central Sectional 37 semi-finals Saturday afternoon.
    The ACAC champion Warriors stopped the Jets 25-15, 25-21, and 25-21. Bishop Luers, then defeated the Warriors in four games to win the sectional crown. Luers earlier swept past South Adams in three games.
    Senior Hali Wendel led Central with 11 kills, adding 12 digs and 3 assists for the Jets, which closed out at 18-13 for coach Jeremi Schortgen.

V. Eugene Burry

October 25, 2010

    V. Eugene Burry, 83, of Berne, died Saturday in Swiss Village Retirement Community.
    He was born to Vilas and Ella Zimmerman Burry.
    Among survivors are four sons, Philip E. Burry of Marion; Stephen Burry and Paul A. Burry of Berne; and Mark E. Burry of Greensburg.
    Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in West Missionary Church, rural Berne, with burial in MRE Cemetery, rural Berne.    

    Bellmont boys soccer recovered from their first two losses of the season...
   Bellmont volleyball hosts Bishop Luers tonight at the Teepee in a rare, non-...
    BLUFFTON— Bellmont's girls golf team won their first sectional title...

 

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