Archive - Sep 2010
Feb. 5, 1966 ‚ÄĒ Sept. 13, 2010
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ¬†James E. "Jimmie" Brinkman, age 44, of 804 Miner Street, Plymouth, passed away at 10:45 p.m., Monday, Sept. 13, 2010, at his home.¬†
Jimmie was born Feb. 5, 1966, in Plymouth, to Jim and Judy (Muffley) Brinkman. Jimmie enjoyed fishing, camping, NASCAR Racing and was a huge New York Yankee fan. He was very proud of his autographed picture of Derek Jeter, #2.
He graduated from Plymouth High School in the Class of 1986 and worked at Plymouth Pallet.
Sept. 14, 2010
ETNA GREEN ‚ÄĒ¬†Leonard L. ‚ÄúBoney‚ÄĚ Stouder, 87, of Etna Green, died at 3 a.m. Monday, Sept. 14, 2010 in Miller‚Äės Merry Manor Nursing Home of Plymouth.
He is survived by his children, Elizabeth Stouder and Merril Stouder both of Etna Green; five grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; sisters; Gloria (Bill) Stackhouse and Donnabelle Blackford; and brothers: Jim (Serita) Stouder, Dallas (Mary) Stouder, Richard (Janet) Stouder and Velorus Stouder.
Sept. 13, 2010
ROCHESTER ‚ÄĒ¬†Robert A. Basile 51, Rochester, Ind., died at 2:50 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13, 2010 at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester.
He is survived by companion, Dawn Enyart, Rochester; sisters, Barbara Rosario and Mary Calhoun, Denver, Colo.; brothers, James J. Basile Jr., Olive Branch, Miss., Joseph Basile, Lafayette, David Basile, Rochester, and John Basile, Adam Basile, and Christopher Basile.
Visitation will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18 at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester.
Funeral services will be private.
PLYMOUTH ‚Äď It‚Äôs the first sign of Christmas ‚Äď this Saturday‚Äôs annual Shop with a Cop Car Show at Centennial Park in Plymouth.
The seventh annual event will have some of the hottest cars around and helps to raise money for the annual Plymouth FOP #195 Shop with a Cop program that takes area kids in need on a shopping trip at Christmas time.
‚ÄúNormally we have about 125 to 150 cars to benefit Shop with a Cop,‚ÄĚ said Bill Andrews the events organizer. ‚ÄúBreakfast and lunch will be served, we have top 50 awards and drive by judging, and of course lots of door prizes and giveaways.‚ÄĚ
This year's PHS homecoming court is (from left): Erin Kinney, Matt Scheetz, Megan Schenk, Mitch Good, Lindsay Renz, Sam Compton, Haley Smart, Josh Phillips, Meagan Barron and Sean Smith. Homecoming is Friday night when the Rockies will take on Elkhart Memorial. Pilot photo/Rusty Nixon
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ A committee ‚ÄĒ formed by Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter several months ago to pursue ideas that could revitalize the downtown area ‚ÄĒ met last night.
The seven committee members invited interested community members and downtown merchants to attend the meeting as well.
The committee has members from the Plymouth Redevelop-ment Commission, PIDCO and the Plymouth Park Board.
Guest speaker was Shae Kmici-kewycz of the Indiana Main Street Program.
Members of the Black Horse Troop and Equestriennes practice for the opening ceremonies of the World Equestrian Games. The students will perform before 25,000 people at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. Saturday evening, Sept. 25. This is the first time the World Equestrian Games have been held in the United States and segments will be broadcast nationally on NBC, starting Sunday, Sept. 26. This is the first time that members of the Troop and Equestriennes have performed as one unit. The Lancer Band will perform with the riders during an exhibition on Sunday, Sept. 26.
BREMEN ‚ÄĒ Culver head coach Andy Thomas' message to his players is simple:
Don't look back.
After claiming their first win over New Prairie in a decade and moving to a 4-0 start for the first time in program history, the Cavaliers (4-0, 2-0 NSC) face a new test at Bremen (2-2, 1-1 NSC) this week. With the Lions starting to come into their own under first year head coach Bob Holmes, Culver can't afford a big game letdown.
DONALDSON ‚ÄĒ Ancilla College‚Äôs second annual Tri Ancilla sprint triathlon was deemed a tremendous success as 110 participants from Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Nevada, Arkansas and New York converged upon Ancilla College and the PHJC Ministry Center on September 5.
Men and women, ranging in age from 13 to 85, participated in a 500-yard swim, 11-mile bike ride, and a 3.1-mile run that toured the Donaldson-based campus and surrounding areas.
CULVER ‚ÄĒ The USTA announced the Gable Tennis Complex in Culver as one of seven winners of its 29th annual USTA Facility Awards Program, which recognizes excellence in the construction and/or renovation of tennis facilities throughout the country.¬†
Each facility was honored at the USTA Semiannual meeting during the meeting of the Technical Committee on September 5 at the Grand Hyatt in New York City.