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September 28th

Donald Jernstrom

September 28, 2010

Dec. 6, 1929 — Sept. 25, 2010
PLYMOUTH — Donald E. Jernstrom, 80, of 12661 Plymouth-Goshen Trail, Plymouth, passed away Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, at 5:31 p.m. at the Elkhart Hospice House, Elkhart.
Donald was born Dec. 6, 1929, in South Bend, to Conrad and Helga (Anderson) Jernstrom. He married Bonnie VanBlaricom Sept. 26, 1968. Don owned Don's Cafeteria, in Plymouth, for several years. He drove a truck for Central Transfer, in Plymouth. He also was a Teamster driver for Redi Froz, in South Bend, retiring in 1985. He served in the Naval Reserve out of Great Lakes, Ill.

Plymouth the favorite at Bremen Tennis Sectional

September 28, 2010

BREMEN — As the 44th Annual IHSAA Boys State Tennis Tournament gets under way around the state Wednesday, Plymouth is the heavy favorite at the Bremen Sectional.
With an unbroken string of 16 straight sectional championships it would be easy to take a 17th consecutive title as a foregone conclusion.
But that’s not what the Pilgrims have in mind as they open play Thursday against John Glenn.

Knox overpowers LaVille in NSC match

September 28, 2010

LAKEVILLE — LaVille didn't come out intimidated, but once Knox got rolling, it was tough to stop.
The Class 3A, Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association (ICGSA) No. 8-ranked Lady Redskins overpowered the host Lady Lancers 25-14, 25-9, 25-7 in a Northern State Conference match at Dale E. Cox Gymnasium Monday.

September 27th

Plymouth city budget has an easy night

September 27, 2010

PLYMOUTH – After a stormy process of putting it together, the 2011 budget for the city of Plymouth had a very quiet public hearing last night.
After a month of consternation over raises and paid holidays the Plymouth Common Council held its public hearing on the coming year’s budget and if initial public reaction is any indication, the Council appears to have arrived at a budget that’s at least acceptable to the public.
No one spoke for or against the budget when the floor was opened for public comment.

City will look at policy for monitor wells

September 27, 2010

PLYMOUTH – It’s time for the city of Plymouth to take a look at a recent trend by businesses in the area according to City Engineer Rick Gaul.
Gaul came before the Board of Public Works and Safety to discuss the drilling of monitor wells around by businesses around the city. Who will be responsible for those wells in city right of ways if damage should occur was Gaul’s concern.

Trojans stumble as Bremen wins NSC Tournament

September 27, 2010

BREMEN — Heading into Saturday's final round at the Northern State Conference tennis tournament, Triton still had a shot at a piece of the crown.

Lady Pilgrims' season ends at East Noble Regional

September 27, 2010

KENDALLVILLE — Led by an impressive 5-under-par 67 from freshman Katie Sharp, East Noble clinched the championship while DeKalb was second, Fairfield finished third and Plymouth placed 12th at a challenging East Noble Girls Golf Regional at Cobblestone Saturday.
Erin Kinney sank a birdie on the last hole to lead the Lady Pilgrims with a score of 86, while fellow senior Megan Schank shot a 94, both Mandy McPherron and Dani Letsinger turned in scores of 101, and Emily Berger recorded a 103 at the regional contest.

Lady Lions win CMA Invitational

September 27, 2010

CULVER — Headed into the elite Culver Academies Invitational, Bremen head cross country coach Mickey Gardner didn't know how his team would fare.
The Lady Lions had been battling injuries in recent weeks, but they responded to the challenging field and beautiful weather Saturday with four of the top 20 places to win the girls closed race with a convincing 105, 20 points ahead of their closest competitors.
Hope Jordan paced the Lions in third place, while Amy Fanning, Sara Slabaugh and Megan Burcham finished in order in 12th, 14th and 18th en route to the championship.

September 26th

Parishioners will celebrate cornerstone’s 100th anniversary

September 26, 2010

PLYMOUTH — The 100th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of St. Michael Catholic Church, 611 N. Center St., Plymouth, will be celebrated with a special Mass and a buffet dinner for parishioners and friends Wednesday, Sept. 29.
“We will also be celebrating the St. Michael Feast of the Archangels Day,” Father William Kummer, pastor of the church since August of 2002, said. “Every year, we try to do something special on our name day. Last year, we dedicated our school’s new playground.”

Oliver Ford’s help is music to their ears

September 26, 2010

PLYMOUTH — Ford Motor Company and Oliver Ford are doing what they can to keep the music playing in Plymouth.
John Oliver III of Oliver Ford had the pleasure of presenting Plymouth High School Band Director Bryan Ames and Plymouth High School Principal Jim Condon a check for $5,720 for the Plymouth Music Boosters as part of Ford’s Drive One 4 UR School program.

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