Archive - Oct 24, 2010
Oct. 1, 1943 â€“ Oct. 20, 2010
PLYMOUTH â€“ David R. Thomas, a lifetime Plymouth resident, died at 10:38 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
The son of Charles C. and Florence I. Welborn Thomas, Dave was born in Plymouth Oct. 1, 1943.
Dave graduated from Plymouth High School with the class of 1961 and attended Manchester College for a year.
Â Oct. 4, 1963, in the Plymouth Church of the Brethren, Dave and Alice J. Simmers were married.
Sept. 20, 1943 â€” Oct. 22, 2010
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Shurla M. Knepper, age 67, of 11A Road, Plymouth, passed away Friday, Oct. 22, 2010 in her home.Â
Shurla was born Sept. 20, 1943 in LaPorte, to Clyde and Evelyn (Stickley) Cudney. Dec. 4, 1971 Shurla became the bride of Richard A. â€śDickâ€ť Knepper in a ceremony at the Blissville Church. Together they have raised their four children.
Shurla has been a resident of Marshall County area the past 38 years, she has worked as a store clerkÂ for the Millerâ€™s Grocery in Plymouth. Shurla is a member of the Inwood United Methodist Church.
PLYMOUTH â€“ Once the promise of gold had brought them to Deadwood, but now the once thriving city of outlaws run by Jimmy Hayward only sees the occasional stagecoach. Itâ€™s the prime address for murder.
Your job on Oct. 28 is to solve that murder mystery as part of Delta Theta Tauâ€™s Murder Mystery Dinner for this year. The ladies have turned Christoâ€™s Banquet Center into Deadwood for a night of fun, food and prizes with all the proceeds going to The Boys & Girls Club of Marshall County.
PLYMOUTH â€” Whether it was just a coincidence or a wish come true doesnâ€™t matter to Plymouth High School junior Priscilla Hammonds. She was nominated to travel to Japan with the People to People Program over the summer.
Priscillaâ€™s father, Keith Hammonds, said he had been talking with his daughter about what she wanted to do after high school and college.
â€śPriscilla said she wanted to go to Japan and work there for a couple of years,â€ť he said. â€śWe couldnâ€™t believe it when she got the letter inviting her to join the program.â€ť