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Christmas by candlelight

December 27, 2010

PLYMOUTH — T’was the night before Christmas and all through the burb all the neighbors were hustling to light up their curb..
Christmas Eve is a flurry of activity at the Nutmeg Ridge subdivision in Plymouth. The residents take special delight in decorating their homes for Christmas each year, but they do not stop at just decorating their homes; each year on Christmas Eve, weather permitting, several residents get together and light up the streets of the entire subdivision with luminaries.

Sharing the holiday spirit

December 27, 2010

PLYMOUTH — The staff at Country Auto in Ply-mouth knows that hard economic times and the holidays in full swing make it difficult for many to get the needed preventative care for their cars and trucks.
Co-owner Jennifer Martin decided to make it a little easier by offering an oil change discount coupon called “Don’t Be a Turkey” in The Shopper and then, just for fun, held a drawing for a turkey dinner.
Tuesday, Martin drew the name of Maria McCloud-Wallace and presented her with the coupon from Martin’s Super Market entitling her to a 12-14 pound precooked turkey with all the trimmings.

Death notices 12-27-10: Mildred Clemons, Jack W. Holse, Edith M. Jordan, Jean Ann (Brollier) Kornack, Elizabeth ‘Liz’ H. Moreau, Linda L. (Grubbs) Price, Pinkey Carlton ‘Carl’ Shaw, Kristen Lee Smiley, Wayne Dell Nelson

December 27, 2010

Mildred Clemons
Dec. 22, 2010
KNOX — Mildred Clemons, 89, of Knox, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010 at Starke Memorial Hospital.
She is survived by a daughter, Lois (Larry) Kinsinger of Hamlet; sons, Lorenzo (Darlene) Watson of Phoenix, Ariz. and Ronald (Pam) Clemons of Lakeville; brothers, Willard (JoAnn) Minix of Granger and Herbert (Deloris) Minix of Rochester; and a half-sister, Donna (Greg) Stiles of Plymouth.
Visitation took place from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 27 at Braman & Son Memorial Chapel, Knox.

Robert C. ‘Bob’ Hickman

December 27, 2010

Robert C. ‘Bob’ Hickman
Nov. 11, 1939 — Dec. 24, 2010
BREMEN — Robert C. “Bob” Hickman, 72, of Bremen, passed away Dec. 24, 2010 at Community Hospital of Bremen.
He was born Nov. 11, 1939 in Homer, Neb. to Joseph and Gladys (Queen) Hickman. April 6, 1963, he married Susan “Sue” Welch, and she survives.
Robert was a graduate of Central High School in Sioux City, Iowa. He was a U.S. Marine Veteran and he retired from the Engineering Department at Hehr International in Plymouth after 37 years. He enjoyed spending time with his six grandsons.

M. Wayne Senter

December 27, 2010

M. Wayne Senter
Dec. 24, 2010
INDIANAPOLIS — M. Wayne Senter 85, of Speedway, passed away, Dec. 24, 2010, in Indianapolis.
He was retired from DuPont. He was a 1943 graduate of Speedway High School. He was an Army veteran of WWII.
He was a member of Speedway Christian Church, Friends of the Speedway Library and a Scoutmaster of three area troops. He was also a volunteer at Sharing Place West and a Charter Member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church.

CROP walk not a handout, it’s a helping hand

December 27, 2010

PLYMOUTH — People around the world have been touched by Marshall County residents for the past 27 years and this year was no exception.
The recently completed Church World Service CROP (Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty) Hunger Walk was able to raise a large amount of money once again this year to combat hunger all over the world. The original walk in Marshall County nearly three decades ago was organized by the Plymouth Church of the Brethren and they continue to be the central sponsor but there has been lots of help from other organizations over the years.

Downtown donations help needy

December 27, 2010

PLYMOUTH — Just days ago, the Marshall County Neighborhood Center was scrambling to find funds and other donations to fill the last 111 of the more than 500 applications it received for help for Christmas.
Due to the generosity of the community, they were able to complete the daunting task.
According to the center’s director Sarah Hendrix, almost all of the applicants were asking for food and other basic needs.

Death Notice 12-24-10: Mary Edith Craig

December 27, 2010

Mary Edith Craig
Dec. 21, 2010
WAKARUSA — Mary Edith Craig, 97, of Wakarusa, formerly of Bremen, died Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Wakarusa following a lengthy illness.
She is survived by sisters: Esther Craig of South Bend, Alice Newsom of Fort Myers, Fla., Edna Gibboney of Elgin, Ill., and Wilma Rolston of South Bend.
A memorial service will take place at a later date with burial at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Bourbon.
Memorial contributions may be made to Heifer International Project (1 World Ave, Little Rock, AR, 72202).

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