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Blueberry ready

August 31, 2010

Hayden Wolfe, Tim Gomez, Cody Langdon and Cody Benjamin work hard at securing rope to guide parking cars at Plymouth High School for this weekend’s Blueberry Festival. Money made from parking is a major fundraiser for school extra curricular clubs and sports.
Carnival rides begin Thursday, while the festival kicks off Friday night and ends Monday evening.

New teachers welcomed at Argos

August 31, 2010

Argos Community Schools recently welcomed the following teachers to its staff:
Front row, from left: Jennifer Alford, kindergarten; Ashley Beldon, elementary art and gifted/talented; and Shari Bloom, jr.-sr. high school business; and back row, from left: Daniel Kallenberg, jr.-sr. high school science; Ashley Thomas, Title 1 and Sherry Strahla – resource room aide.

Local nursery brings home Christmas tree prize

August 31, 2010

HAMLET — They must have something in the soil to the west.
Hensler Nursery’s of Hamlet took two of their Christmas trees to the Indiana State Fair this month and came home batting 1.000. An eight foot White Pine entered in the contest took home a Grand Champion prize and a seven foot Frazer Fir was named reserve champion. Each brought home blue ribbons.

Lancers earn moral victory in loss

August 31, 2010

LAKEVILLE — LaVille might have come up short of the win, but the Lady Lancers still walked off the court with something of a moral victory Monday.
After falling behind two games to visiting Goshen, the Lancers refused to surrender in the final game, running out the game 10-10 but still losing a prolonged 30-28 battle in a 25-21, 25-15, 30-28 loss at home.
“I love their effort. I’m not really disappointed when they lose when they play like they did,” said LaVille head coach Leslie-ann Bloss. “They’ve come a long way from where they were in the beginning of the season."

August 30th

Dragons fall in OT

August 30, 2010

ARGOS — After a tentative 1-0 win over LaPorte in the first round of the Argos girls soccer invitational, the Argos girls soccer team looked to face stiffer competition in Munster. The Mustangs handled LaVille 3-0 in their semifinal and returned 10 seniors from last year’s semi-state squad. The Dragons, however, stepped up to the challenge before falling 2-1 in overtime.

Plymouth volleyball tourney

August 30, 2010

Plymouth finished its home volleyball tournament 0-3 as Muncie Burris won the championship Saturday.
Haley Smart led the Lady Pilgrims with 23 total kills for the tournament, while Meagan Barron had 49 assists. Lindsay Renz recorded 16 digs overall as Plymouth slid to 3-5 on the season.
At Plymouth
Championship: Burris beat Penn, 25-19, 15-25, 15-10.

Toastmasters host speech contest

August 30, 2010

PLYMOUTH — Area 12 and 13 Toastmasters were entertained for nearly three hours Saturday morning in Plymouth during the annual Humorous Speech Contest.
Rules for the contest were strictly adhered to including a time limit of speech length from five to seven minutes with a disqualification clause for any speech fewer than four minutes and 30 seconds or longer than seven minutes and 30 seconds. Official timekeeper was Eric Anderson of the Wythogan Club of Plymouth.

Triton student has died

August 30, 2010

ETNA GREEN — A 13-year-old Etna Green boy lost his life Saturday morning as a result of a tragic accident that took place on his family’s farm.
Wyman Lynn Miller, an eighth grade student at Triton Jr.-Sr. High School, went out at about 6 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 28 to gather 14 horses, most of them Belgian Draft horses, from a wooded area behind the family farm at 8409 West, CR 750 North to send them back to the barn to be fed.
He brought back four of them but when he didn’t return with more, his brothers went to look for him and found him unconcious.

Wyman Lynn Miller

August 30, 2010

Wyman Lynn Miller
Aug. 28, 2010
ETNA GREEN — Wyman Lynn Miller, 13, of Etna Green, died at 8:15 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010 at his residence, after an accident.
He is survived by his parents, Lloyd and Margaret Miller of Etna Green; brothers: Darrell (Rebecca) Miller of Etna Green; Myron Dale Miller, Marlin Ray Miller and Lloyd Miller Jr., all at home; sisters: Suzetta Miller, Rosalie Miller, Kay Ellen Miller, and Marla Renae Miller, all at home; and grandparents, Edward and Edna Miller of Nappanee.

Colleen May

August 30, 2010

Aug. 19, 2010
ROCHESTER — Colleen May, 62, of Rochester, died at 5:25 p.m. Aug. 19, 2010 from injuries sustained in a traffic accident. 
She is survived by her husband, Delbert; daughters, Allison Tyler of Danville and Kelly (Chris) Drubert of Brownsburg; brothers, Larry Koebcke of Valparaiso and Walter (Donna) Koebcke of Kewanna; and two grandsons.
Visitation will take place from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2 at the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18 St., Rochester, and an hour prior to services at the church. 

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