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October 26th

Culver’s road ends at regional

October 26, 2011

CULVER — Scrappy defensive play and teamwork earned Culver its first sectional crown in 14 years Saturday.
The Lady Cavaliers put in another scrappy performance at Tuesday’s regional with Fort Wayne Blackhawk, but the home team still fell in three games to the visiting Braves, 25-23, 25-19, 25-14, at the Class A Culver Community Volleyball Regional.
Blackhawk improves to 17-19 and moves on to play Frontier at the Caston Semistate Saturday.

Results 10-26

October 26, 2011

College football
Wabash enters top 10 with win over Denison
Wabash’s Little Giants hope a dominating third quarter Saturday sets the tone for the final three regular season games.
The ninth-ranked Little Giants controlled the second half against Denison Saturday for a 39-13 NCAC win.
Wabash (7-0, 4-0) broke from an 11-6 halftime lead over the Big Red with stifling defense and three third quarter touchdowns.

October 25th

Trick-or-treat times announced

October 25, 2011

• Residential trick-or-treat in Argos will be from 5-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31.

• Bourbon American Legion Post 424 will host a children's halloween party Saturday, Oct. 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for best costume. Lots of games will be played and prizes handed out. Food and fountain drinks will be provided. The event is open to the public, and all children must be accompanied by an adult.
• National Honor Society students will be trick-or-treating in Bourbon from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 31 for non perishable food items to benefit the local food pantry.


Death notices 10-25-11

October 25, 2011

Byrdie Frances Searfoss
Oct. 23, 2011
WALKERTON — Byrdie Frances Searfoss, 87, of 801 Virginia St., Walkerton died at 5:25 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011 after an extended illness.
She is survived by six daughters, Donna Ross of Paducah, Ky., Ann Searfoss, Carla (Jack) Preston and Janet (David) Cooke of Walkerton, Lora (Michael) McMillen and Brenda (Danny) Calhoun of Plymouth; brother, Norman (Mary) Dreibelbis of LaPorte; daughter-in-law, Janice Searfoss of Osceola; and 17 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren.

Becky (Leachman) Matosich

October 25, 2011

Becky (Leachman) Matosich
May 22, 1954-Oct. 16, 2011
TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. — Becky (Leachman) Matosich, 57, of 1054 Sparrow Lane, Tarpon Springs, Fla., formerly of Plymouth and South Bend, passed away at 7:30 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, at Community Hospital in New Port Richie, Fla. 
Becky was born May 22, 1954, in Plymouth, to Frank and Lucille “Lucy” (Richardson) Leachman. Becky married Michael Matosich Aug. 29, 1986, in Plymouth. Michael and Becky moved to Florida, two years ago, from South Bend.

Charles N. ‘Charlie’ Prince

October 25, 2011

Charles N. ‘Charlie’ Prince
Feb. 13, 1930-Oct. 22, 2011
LEBANON — Charles N. Prince, 81, of Lebanon died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at 11:55 a.m. at Essex Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Lebanon of natural causes.
Charles N. Prince was born in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Feb. 13, 1930. He was the son of the late Orville and Eugenia Prince.
Mr. Prince was married to Eldora Jean (Breeding) Prince in Plymouth, June 21, 1953. Mrs. Prince survives. 

Rod A. Martindale

October 25, 2011

Rod A. Martindale
Oct. 23, 2011
CULVER — Rod A. Martindale, 80, passed away Sunday the 23rd of October, 2011 in Culver.
He retired from Indiana Bell with more than 30 years of service. Rod was an avid fisherman, enjoyed remodeling old homes, and always looked forward to buying his next new truck! Oct. 19, 1979 he married Dollie Keller.

Frank Leslie Doll

October 25, 2011

Frank Leslie Doll
Aug. 24, 1925-Oct. 20, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Frank Leslie Doll, 86, of Bourbon, died at home at 2:20 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011.
Frank was born in Oak Park, Ill. Aug. 24, 1925. He was the son of Leslie F. and Josephine Newberg Doll. He graduated from Austin High School in 1943 and from Wright Jr. College.
He served honorably in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1946 as a Tech Sergeant, (T5) with the 1346th Combat Engineers in Europe and Okinawa during WWII.
Nov. 19, 1944, in Chicago, he was married to Mary Ann Grajkowski. Mary Ann died Jan. 19, 1986.

William J. Collins

October 25, 2011

William J. Collins
Oct. 21, 2011
PLYMOUTH — William J. “Bill” Collins, 50, a resident of Downtown Garden Court, died at his residence of natural causes at 12:49 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, 2011.
Surviving along with his mother, Luella M. (Hundt) Collins are his two daughters; Rebecca L. and Angel M. Collins both of Plymouth; brothers, Randy L. Heckaman of Plymouth, Tom C. Collins of Koontz Lake; and sister, Debra A. Geisleman of New Orleans, La.

Frances May Long

October 25, 2011

Frances May Long
Jan. 2, 1939-Oct. 20, 2011
BOURBON — Frances May Long, 72, of Bourbon, passed away at 5:32 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
Jan. 2, 1939, Frances was born to George and Emma (Coonfare) Williams in Starke County. She graduated from Aubbeenaubbee High School, Leiters Ford, in 1957.
Frances married Ernie D. Long Dec. 31, 1974 in Plymouth. He preceded her in death Nov. 28, 1997.

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