Archive - Sep 2010
May 14, 1951 â€”Â Aug. 30, 2010
PLYMOUTH â€” John S. Irwin, 59, of 10872 Hawthorn Rd., Plymouth, died at 1:45 p.m. Aug. 30, 2010 at his brotherâ€™s residence in Plymouth, following a short illness.
He was born May 14, 1951 in Plymouth, to Gerald W. and Lola J. (King) Irwin. He lived in Warsaw, from 1976 to 1987, then moving back to Marshall County living in Inwood.
He worked at R.R. Donnelley and Sons as a Roll Tender for nearly 40 years in Warsaw. He served in the United States Army from Feb. 26, 1971 to Jan. 3, 1973 obtaining the Rank of Specialist Four.
Aug. 31, 2010Â
ROCHESTER â€”Â Lucas Ray Manns, 25, of Rochester, died from injuries in a vehicle accident Aug. 31, in KosciuskoÂ County.
Warren Bickel of Culver, himself a classic car affecianado, takes a look at one of the vehicles in the Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg Hoosier Tour hosted at Culver Academies Tuesday and Wednesday.
The Corps of Cadets of Culver Military Academy staged a retreat parade Tuesday evening as part of the red carpet rolled out for more than 100 drivers, owners, and guests associated with the nearly 50 classic Auburn, Cord, and Duesenberg cars on campus and in the Culver area as part of the Hoosier Tour.
BOURBON â€” Triton Jr.-Sr. High School has once again been struck by the tragedy of losing a student to a deadly accident.
Thirteen-year-old eighth grade student Wyman Lynn Miller, of Etna Green, died as a result of a farming accident Saturday morning at his home.
PLYMOUTH â€” Welcome to the Department of Redundancy Departmentâ€¦ You know the drill!
It is that time of year when carnival rides and car shows; parades and pageantry; funnel cakes and fireworks; bands and balloons are the words of the weekend. And I didnâ€™t even mention blueberries!
This yearâ€™s festival theme is â€śSchool Spiritâ€ť honoring the excellent public and private schools throughout the county. You will see representatives from each corporation during the parade.
What not to miss:
PLYMOUTH â€” The city of Plymouth has a new honoree among its department heads.
Plymouth Street Depart-ment Superintendent Jim Marquardt been named by the Indiana Street Commissioners as Street Superintendent of the Year at the annual convention.
The award was presented to Marquardt by Lebanon Street Superintendent Larry Lee and voted on by the superintendents throughout the state.
â€śI really donâ€™t know what I did to deserve this honor,â€ť said Marquardt of the award. â€śIt really does mean something since it comes from other street superintendents.â€ť
BOURBON â€” As conference schedules open up around the state this week, Culver heads to sectional and Northern State Conference foe Triton on Friday.
The two teams have a strong rivalry going after a couple of close battles last season. Culver (2-0) won both contests, including a 20-13 victory that unseated reigning Sectional 33 champ Triton (1-1) in round two of the tourney last October.
Plenty of returning Trojans are bound to have a bitter taste left in their mouths over that result, and Culver head coach Andy Thomas is expecting another close fight this weekend.
BOURBON â€”Â The Plymouth and Triton boys tennis teams couldnâ€™t overcome Mother Nature Wednesday.
Ninety minutes in, rain put an end to the teamsâ€™ match. With both squads playing again Thursday, it was decided drying time would take too long, and the match was postponed to a later date.
â€śItâ€™s hard to schedule a make-up once you get going in the season, but I know weâ€™ll definitely try to get this one going again,â€ť Triton coach Al Peckham said.
CULVER â€” Changes and additional details have been released about two films slated for the Lake Maxinkuckee Film Festival, which takes place at the Uptown Cinema on Lake Shore Drive (Friday evening and Saturday all day) and the Town Park (Saturday evening) Sept. 3 and 4.
Due to damage to the film print, the childrenâ€™s movie Saturday morning will be the 1995 film â€śBabe,â€ť rather than â€śMilo and Otisâ€ť as previously announced. â€śBabeâ€ť is rated PG and runs 89 minutes, and is the story of a piglet who befriends and learns about all the other creatures on the farm.