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September 17th

Death Notice: Robert L. Okeley

September 17, 2010

Sept. 14, 2010
VAPARAISO — Robert Louis Okeley, 75, of Valparaiso, died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010 at his residence.
He is survived by his wife Patricia; sons, David (Terri) Okeley of Wanatah and Robert N. Okeley of Valparaiso; daughters: Christine Rains of Valparaiso, Cynthia West of Bakersfield, Calif., Sara Brown of Valparaiso, and Kathleen (Tom) Stigert of Valparaiso; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; brothers, Donald and Charles Okeley; and sisters: Elsie Papp, Lila Rudd, Joyce Bailey, Doris Wrovlewski, and Alice Miller.

Death Notice: Alex Clemons

September 17, 2010

Sept. 16, 2010
WALKERTON — Alex Clemons, 74, died Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010 in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka. 
He is survived by his wife, JoAnn; daughters: Crystal (Randy) Givens of Walkerton, Juliet (Rodney) Keeling of Plymouth, Janeen (Laszlo) Kovach of Granger, Cherie Marek of North Liberty and Angela (Joseph) Clemons of South Bend; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and sister, Louise (Adam) Mann of Walkerton. 

Death Notice: Glenna H. Andrews

September 17, 2010

Sept. 15, 2010
WAKARUSA — Glenna H. Andrews, 93, Nappanee, died at 2:35 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010 at Miller’s Merry Manor, Wakarusa.
She is survived by a son, Larry Andrews of Nappanee; a daughter-in-law, Sheri (Rich) Dodson of Nappanee; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will take place from 2 to 4 and 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19 and one hour prior to services Monday, at Union Center Church of the Brethren.
Funeral services will take place at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 20 at the church.
Burial will follow at Union Center Cemetery.

Death Notice: Sharon M. Senne Edwards

September 17, 2010

Sept. 13, 2010
PLYMOUTH — Sharon M. Senne Edwards, 73, of Plymouth, died Monday, Sept. 13, 2010.
She is survived by her husband, John; daughters: Diane (Arnold) Siegert of Battle Creek, Mich., Doris (Donald) Newcomb of Dyersburg, Debra (Roger Sr.) Petimone of Scottsdale, Ariz.; son, Dean (Sharon) Senne of Bartlett, Ill.; stepson, Mark Edwards of Addison, Ill.; stepdaughter, Jennifer Edwards of DeKalb. Ill.; 15 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Darlene Baker of Reedsville, N.C.; an aunt, Loretta Dolski of Omro, Wis.; and several nieces and nephews.

Tayler-made camo

September 17, 2010

Tayler May, a PHS senior, shows her camouflage colors during Spirit Week for Homecoming. Tonight’s Home-coming will see the Rockies face Elkhart Memorial at 7:30 p.m.

Sale items and specials

September 17, 2010

Budd Treat (right) adjusts hangers as Dr. Rod Kubley browses the selection at Treat’s Squire Shop during the Old Fashioned Sidewalk Sale Days that continues through Saturday in downtown Plymouth.

Shoved student gets minor injuries at PHS

September 17, 2010

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth Police were called to Plymouth High School earlier this week after an incident involving two female students.
According to information received from the Plymouth Police Department, one student was shoved by the other making her fall into a glass display case.
The glass broke and one of the students did receive minor cuts, according to the report.
Plymouth Schools Superintendent Dan Tyree said, “I’m 100 percent supportive of the principal’s handling of the situation. Fortunately it was minor, but it could have resulted in a major injury.”

September 16th

Show your support for the Pride of Plymouth

September 16, 2010

PLYMOUTH – For band members around Northern Indiana its Plymouth High School’s Pride of Plymouth Marching Band Harvest Festival time and some parents and boosters are hoping to give the program a financial boost.
Jeff and Lenore Jones of Anco Office Products in Plymouth are teaming up with the band to publish a program for the event and they are looking for businesses and individuals who support the program to show their backing by purchasing an ad for their business, or for their favorite band member.

Columbus Day a victim of the economy for city employees

September 16, 2010

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth’s Common Council has made it official: There is one less paid holiday on the calendar for city employees and Plymouth firefighters will have the equivalent of two less.
Mayor Mark Senter’s administration presented a paid holiday calendar with the normal 13 paid holidays that had always been presented over the years, and that schedule came into question by the Council. Consensus of the Council members was that the city needed to adopt a calendar more in keeping with the private sector, which in many cases, offers as few as eight days a year.

Margaret ‘Maggie’ McLaughlin

September 16, 2010

May 2, 1940 — Sept. 10, 2010
PLYMOUTH — Margaret J. "Maggie" McLaughlin, 70, of 7472 Savanna Lane, Plymouth, formerly of Crescent City, Calif., passed away at 2:23 p.m., Friday, Sept. 10, 2010.
Maggie was born May 2, 1940, in Detroit, Mich., to Harold D. and Catherine I. (Matschikowski) McLaughlin. Maggie retired from Ba Bell as a Supervisor in Los Angeles, Calif. 
She graduated from Plymouth High School with the Class of 1958, and the University of Redlands, in California, in the Class of 1989. Maggie was a member of the Crescent City Kiwanis Club.

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