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Drunk driver hits house

October 18, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Charles Surber, his wife, and their two adult children were sleeping peacefully in their home at 16211 Pretty Lake Road early Sunday morning when they received a rude awakening.
A white Chevrolet pickup truck left the road, crossed their yard, and slammed into the side of their house, driving through part of a sitting room and a bedroom where Surber’s daughter was asleep.

Acclaimed photographer has Bourbon roots

October 18, 2011

BOURBON — Before he became a respected photojournalist at the Gloucester-Matthews Gazette-Journal in Virginia, Walter Becknell was just like any other teenage boy growing up in Bourbon. He took the first step toward what would become a life-defining hobby one day in 1938 when his father told the family about a hawk’s nest he had found in a field. Becknell’s interest in birds began that day, and he started his nature photography a short time later—taking his first photo with a Brownie box camera in 1939. He was 14 years old.

Flynn and Scheetz restoring a Plymouth tradition

October 18, 2011

PLYMOUTH — It’s sometimes easier to maintain a tradition than to restore one.
Expectations play a big role in sports, and in tennis in particular, confidence can often win the day.
Plymouth seniors Connor Flynn and Jordan Scheetz were in eighth grade the last time the Pilgrims sent a doubles team to the state finals. On Saturday, the duo beat DeKalb’s Landon Miller and Brandon Fruits 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 to win the LaPorte Regional and advance to Friday’s Doubles State Championship.

Results 10-18

October 18, 2011

Volleyball
Bremen loses regular season-closer
Bremen lost its regular-season closer to host Mishawaka Monday, 25-16, 25-17, 25-19.
Brooke Baker led the team in kills with seven kills, an ace and three blocks, while Alli Shorter set 12 assists with an ace and three blocks, Morgan Smith registered eight digs and an ace, and Brooke Fitch also had eight digs for the Lady Lions, who fell to 11-20.
Bremen will face host Westview Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at the Class 2A Westview Sectional.
• MISHAWAKA 3, BREMEN 0 (25-16, 25-17, 25-19)
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