Archive - Nov 2011
Roy Bell, the third and final suspect in the Nov. 22 murder of 81 year old Wilma Upsall, was apprehended by Starke County police in southeastern Starke County near Monterey Friday afternoon, bringing a close to several tense days and a massive search effort which reached a peak Wednesday evening.
Tuesday, at approximately 7:06 p.m., officers from the Indiana State Police and Fulton County Sheriffâ€™s Department responded to a 911 call reporting a possible murder at 6832 West Olson Road, rural Rochester, IN.
BREMEN â€” Trouble converting from the free throw line has translated into a troubled start for Bremen early this season. The Lady Lions turned things around both at the stripe and in the win-loss column Tuesday.
Bremen hit 20 of 25 from the foul line, and the Lions claimed their first win of the season with a convincing 51-40 win over visiting Plymouth.
ARGOS â€”Â Argos girls basketball head coach Nick Medich searched for an explanation, oddly enough, for how his team beat Culver Community Tuesday.
He quickly eliminated the 36 percent field-goal percentage, 23 turnovers, and generally sloppy play before settling on free throws.
The Dragons drained 15-of-20 tries from the charity stripe â€”Â compared to 4 of 7 for the Cavs â€”Â and held off Culver in a 37-30 win at Phil Weybright Gymnasium.
LaVille earns 1st win
LaVille earned its first win of the basketball season Tuesday, handing host Elkhart Christian a 58-18 rout.
The Lady Lancers held Elkhart Christian to six points in the first half â€”Â including a single point in the second frame â€” en route to the road win.
Hannah Herbster led the Lady Lancers in scoring with 12 points, while Jesse Feitz also finished in double digits with 10, and both Amanda Carbiener and McKenzie Leed chipped in nine.
Elkhart Christian was led by six points from Hailey Fultz.
Police are seeking 24 year old Roy Bell in connection with a Leiters Ford area murder and robbery. Last night, police apprehended two of three suspects during an evening manhunt.
Jason Miller, 34, of Plymouth, and William Scroggs, 25, of Delong were arrested last night.
Downtown Plymouth Christmas tree lighting will be at 5:30 p.m. Friday, in front of City Center at 114 N. Michigan St. Christmas music will be provided by members of the PHS choir. Santa will arrive on the fire truck at 5:45 and there will be free carriage rides from 6-8 p.m. next to the Marshall County Museum on Garro St. The museum will also have their trains running. Santa will be at the fire station after the tree lighting for hot chocolate and cookies.
PLYMOUTH â€” Staff at Michiana Behavorial Health Center decided to evacuate the building early Wednesday morning when a gas leak was suspected. They turned off the gas to the building and called NIPSCO and the Plymouth Fire Department. Fire personnel and NIPSCO arrived at the scene around the same time, but it is unclear if a gas leak actually occurred.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Plymouth Fire Department was called to a house fire at 407 Miner Street Tuesday evening, just before 7 p.m. Fire chief Andy Metsker reported later that the accidental fire caused damage to an upstairs bedroom and the roof above it. No one was injured, and the fire was extinguished by 8:25 p.m.
Emma Heller bows her head to give thanks during the first grade feast at Bremen Elementary-Middle School Tuesday.