Archive - Nov 16, 2010
BREMEN â€” A quiet Sunday quickly became dangerous as a major fire swept through two buildings at a local business and threatened nearby residences.
The accidental fire at Standard Glass Co., 404 N. Bowen Ave., happened in two wooden shop structures. Bremen Fire Department Chief Jerry Lanning said individuals were working on cars inside one of the buildings and the problem began when a wood stove was ignited.
WALKERTON â€” Chemists may want to examine if there is something in the atmosphere near John Glenn High School that somehow makes one an outstanding speller.
Saturday, John Glenn High Schoolâ€™s Spell Bowl team accomplished what is becoming a traditional feat â€” winning the state championship. For theÂ 15th time in the last 24 years, the JGHS spellers captured the Div. 2 Spell Bowl State Championship with a score of 86 of 90 words spelled correctly at Purdue University.
PLYMOUTH â€” Marshall County continues to work out employment issues in the wake of its tightening budget.
In order to meet constraints earlier in the year the Marshall County Commissioners suggested a policy to the Marshall County Council of a freeze on any new hiring and in order to continue to reduce costs, also suggested that the county adopt a reduction of employees by attrition â€” by not replacing employees in any department that decided to retire or leave for other employment.
Harley D. Campbell
Nov. 13, 2010
CULVER â€” Harley D. Campbell, 81, died Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010 after a battle with cancer.
He is survived by his wife, Joan; daughter, Teresa Hamilton; stepson, Scott Campbell; stepdaughter, Christine (Robert) Wagner; and three grandchildren.
Graveside services will take place at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010 at Culver Masonic Cemetery, Culver.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army.
Odom Funeral Home, Culver, is assisting the family with arrangements.
KNOX â€” As a nationally-ranked recruit, Caity Farus had no shortage of offers to play college volleyball.
But rather than go with one of the bigger Division I programs courting her, the 6'3" Knox middle hitter decided to play for High Point University.