Archive - Dec 23, 2010
The Pilot News and Martin‚Äôs Super Markets asked the residents of Marshall County to send in photographs of their homes all decked out with holiday lights.
Out of all the submissions, the finalist were Rhonda and DJ Frost; Jon and Carrie Weir; and Dan and Genie Marohn.
After careful consideration, Frost‚Äôs candy-cane themed home was declared the winner, and the family received a $100 gift certificate to Martin‚Äôs.
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ It‚Äôs possible that Marshall County ‚ÄĒ and Plymouth in particular ‚ÄĒ¬†will be showing off its singular place in history.
An application nominating the Michigan Road between Madison and Michigan City for historic byway status was submitted to the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) Tuesday, Dec. 21. The nomination was submitted by a steering committee composed of individuals from the counties through which the historic route passes. Co-chair of the committee Kurt Garner hopes that the designation will bring other benefits to the area.
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Oliver Ford has started a new Christmas tradition that it has entitled ‚Äú20 Days of Giving.‚ÄĚ
The Oliver Ford service team of Cody Rhodes, Barry Grosselin and Gayle Lemler ‚ÄĒ as well as the ladies in the office: Gracie Fonseca, Wendy Tapia and Della Egger ‚ÄĒ have been collecting new and gently-used toys for the children of the Marshall County Neighborhood Center and the Heminger House in Plymouth. In return, Oliver Ford gave each person that donated a toy or a monetary donation 50 percent off an oil change, including a spot-free vehicle wash.
May 18, 1917 ¬†‚ÄĒ¬†Dec. 20, 2010
WESTVILLE ‚ÄĒ Lewis J. Duwelius, 93, of 310 Ash Parkway, Westville, Ind., formerly of Plymouth, passed away at 8:40 a.m., Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, at the Hospice House, in South Bend.
Lewis was born May 18, 1917, in Plymouth, to Harry J. and Loretta A. (Richard) Duwelius. Lewis married former Helen L. Zumbaugh Oct. 6, 1951 and enjoyed 31 years of marriage together.¬†
Jacob ‚ÄėJake‚Äô Borkholder
Dec. 21, 2010
NEW PARIS ‚ÄĒ Jacob ‚ÄúJake‚ÄĚ Borkholder, 66, of New Paris, died at 8:16 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010 at his residence.