Archive - Sep 3, 2010
The Blueberry Festival carnival area opened Thursday night, allowing kids of all ages to get a head start on spins and thrills for the weekend, before the official opening of the entire festival today.
Kameron VanLue takes a turn on the bumper cars â a hugely popular addition to this yearâs carnival rides. Children were lining up time after time to jump in the cars and go for a bumpy drive.
PLYMOUTH â The Ply-mouth School Board unanimously â and enthusiastically â approved Rusty Nixon as the first Director of Development and Alumni Affairs for the Plymouth School Corporation.
The position is being funded for the first year by a private donation from a local businessman with the anticipation that the position will be sustained through memberships in a newly formed Alumni Association.
CULVER â State environmental officials met with mint farmers Wednesday to discuss permits and dumping of hot water into ditches.
Operators of mint stills, about 10 farmers and mint industry representatives spent several hours meeting at the Culver-Union Township Public Library with two officials from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM).
PLYMOUTH ââ United Way of Marshall County is ready to celebrate by honoring 50 years of volunteers and one local business has stepped up in a big way to help.
Aug. 31 2010
MONTEREY â Dorothy V. Mahler, 88, of Monterey, died at 7:41 p.m. Aug. 31, 2010 at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
She is survived by a son, Greg Mahler of Monterey; daughters, Paulette (Richard) Hanna of Plymouth and Ginger (Keith) Shirley of Albuquerque, N.M.; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3 (EDT) at Odom Funeral Home, Culver.
Funeral services will take place at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Riverside Memorial Cemetery, Monterey.
Sept. 2, 2010
KNOX â James E. Dilts Jr., 89, died Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010 in his home.Â
He is survived by daughters: Carol McGrew, Dawn McGrew and Debi (Michael) Bailey, all of Knox; one son, Dennis (Rose) McGrew of Plymouth; three grandchildren; two sisters, Irene Harrell of Hamlet and Fern Bane of Kentucky; and one brother, William Dilts of Knox.Â
Visitation will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (CST) Saturday, Sept. 4 at Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel.
Sept. 1, 2010
ROCHESTER â Vickie R. Looker Crispen, 43, Rochester, died at 12:32 p.m. Sept. 1, 2010 as a result of a motorcycle accident in Wabash County. Arrangements are pending with Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester.
Sept. 2, 2010
SOUTH BEND â Juaquina âJackieâ Baca, 60, South Bend, formerly of Plymouth, died Sept. 2, 2010. Arrangements are pending with Palmer Funeral Home-Guisinger, 3718 S. Michigan St., South Bend.
March 19, 1936 â Aug. 7, 2010
JUNEAU, ALASKA âÂ A celebration of the life of Alma (Kennedy) Fassel will be hosted by her family Sunday Oct. 3, 2010 at the Juneau Yacht Club in Juneau Alaska from 4 to 6 p.m. in the afternoon. Friends and family are invited to attend the celebration, share a memory, and toast Alma.
BOURBON â It wasnât the prettiest match of the season, but Triton will take the end result.
The Lady Trojans returned from a second-game loss to topple Culver 25-12, 18-25, 25-9, 25-21 in a Northern State Conference volleyball victory over Culver Community at Triton Thursday.
âWeâre struggling with our competitiveness this season, but they overcame that and we still got the win,â Triton head coach Terrin Meister said.
Triton dominated the first set, but Culver (2-8, 0-1) fought back and benefited from numerous miss-hits and unforced errors.