Archive - Sep 10, 2010
The Goldmine Pickers are making a special appearance for the Second Friday Downtown events tonight.
This unique folk group that nods to classic American genres while crossing traditional borders to create a fresh new sound is noted for its ability to shift from high energy barn-burners to laid back ballads.
Also on tap will be demonstrations by Senter Stage Dancing, Daphneâs Dolls, and Janaâs Gymnastics and Mr. Art (Heminger) the balloon man.
The fabulous, never equaled, and always a blast Fernbaugh's Jewelry Bounce House will be on Garro Street for everyone young at heart
Sept. 9, 2010
PLYMOUTH â Merna J. Krakowski, 77, of Plymouth, died at 3:10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010 at her residence.
Arrangements are pending with Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 W. Madison St., Plymouth.
Sept. 8, 2010
ROCHESTER âÂ Â FloannaÂ R. Swope, 78, of Rochester,Â died at 2:35 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010 at Hickory CreekÂ of Rochester.
She is survived by a daughter, Frankie (Mel) Swango of Rochester; sons, Stephen Swope of Rochester and Robert (Lisa) Swope of Rochester; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11 at Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St.Â Rochester.
Sept. 7, 2010
CULVER â Helen J. Koebke, 107, of Noblesville, formerly of Culver, died Sept. 7, 2010 at Harbour Manor Health and Living, Noblesville.
She is survived by daughters: Joan (Harvey) Campbell of Carmel, Marcella Lemler of Bradenton, Fla., and Irene (Don) Ansel of Zionsville; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
There will be no visitation.
Graveside services will take place at 3:55 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13 at Culver Masonic Cemetery.
Condolences may be made to the family via the funeral homeâs website at www.odomfuneralhome.com.
Aug. 14, 1931 â Sept. 8, 2010
TIPPECANOE âÂ After a courageous eight-month battle with pancreatic cancer, Wayne Kelsey Bessinger passed away peacefully at his home in the loving care of his family Sept. 8, 2010.
Wayne Kelsey was born Aug. 14, 1931 in the family home to Rollie and Lydia (Eaglebarger) Bessinger. He was the youngest of seven children: the twins, Fawn and Lavon, Evelyn, Genevieve, Roy and Max. He attended Bourbon schools and graduated in 1949. He and his father Rollie farmed together and had a dairy herd.
Oct. 15, 1934 âÂ Sept. 7, 2010
KOONTZ LAKE â Donald âFuzzyâ Clark, 75, passed away Sept. 7, 2010 in his home.Â Fuzzy was born Oct.15, 1934 in Oregon Township, Ind. to Walter and Helen (Smith) Clark and lived in the area all of his life.Â
June 30, 1956 in Hamlet, Ind. he was married to Pauline Browning, who preceded him in death in 1998.Â He was also preceded in death by his parents; two daughters, Chris and Janet; and one brother, James Clark.Â
Members of the United Way 50th anniversary committee â meet for lunch and browse through an advance copy of the âUnited Way Newsâ â a special publication dedicated to the 50 years of United Way in Marshall County. The publication will be presented during the anniversary party Saturday night and also inserted in the Pilot News, Bremen Enquirer, Bourbon News-Mirror and The Culver Citizen next Thursday.
PLYMOUTH â A group of local men took a road trip recently. Literally.
By the time Greg Miller of Bremen, Chad Barden, Art Jacobs and Brad Serf of Plymouth were done they could nearly have biked, swam or run back home. The four didnât take a normal weekend getaway with the boys â they participated in the Lake Placid Iron Man competition â a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bike ride and finishing with a Marathon run of 26 miles.
INDIANAPOLIS â Plymouthâs Mayor Mark Senter took his fight against methamphetamine to the statehouse on Wednesday.
Senter â representing the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns â testified before the Indiana General Assemblyâs Criminal Law Study Committee in Indianapolis. Senter says that he simply told the committee his story.
BREMEN âÂ After several tough losses, Bremen girls soccer coach Erin Wellborn needed to shake things up.
She switched the Lady Lions' lineup in a match-up with sectional rival LaVille Thursday, and the strategy worked.
Bremen claimed a convincing 7-2 victory over the visiting Lady Lancers at home.