Archive - Jan 2011
BREMEN â€” Many who are active in Boy Scouts for years donâ€™t finish up requirements for the Eagle Scout award. Jason Ringer, who recently received his Eagle, said he could understand why.
â€śThe hardest part is sticking with it for all of the years even as friends backed out,â€ť said Ringer, a senior at Bremen High School. â€śI almost stopped when I fell behind on the project.â€ť
Reaching the Eagle level is demanding.
INDIANAPOLIS â€“ Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter has been honored by the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns.
Senter was awarded Bronze and Silver Certificates in Advanced City Leadership. The program is co-sponsored by the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs Mayors Institute. It involves attending courses over the past two years designed to highlight topics of importance to Indiana's municipal CEO's.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Marshall County BZA (Board of Zoning Appeals) held a reorganization meeting to open 2011 last night.
By unanimous vote, the board approved retaining the same officers as in 2010. Don Ecker will continue as president; Robert Flora, vice-president, and Deb Griewank, secretary. Other board members include Foster Davenport and Stan Klotz.
Cheryl K. Elliott
Jan. 9, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Cheryl K. Elliott, 48, of Plymouth, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011 in her home.
She is survived by her husband, Jack L. Elliott; daughters, Candace Ernsperger and Sunshine Hummell; sons, Jesse and Earl Elliot; eight grandchildren; parents, Don and Sally Shaw; sister, Starla Williams; brother, Marvin Shaw and grandparents, Mary and Dick Heil.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13 at Palmer Funeral Home, 314 S. Michigan St. Lakeville.
Funeral Services will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.
Sept. 5, 1916 â€”Â Jan. 5, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Rose F. Campiti-Copeland, 94, of King Road, Plymouth, passed away at 8:47 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, in Plymouth.
Rose was born Sept. 5, 1916, in Holsopple, Penn., to Sebastain and Concetta (Codispodi) Britz. Rose and Frank J. Campiti were united in marriage in 1948. Frank passed away in 1962. In 1965 Rose and Paul Copeland were married. Paul then passed away in 2007. Rose had worked at the Corey Rubber Company, in Marion, Ohio, and then at Marion General Hospital, as a Physical Therapist.
PLYMOUTH â€” â€śIâ€ťâ€™m overwhelmed and so proud to have been a part of my school. Iâ€ťâ€™m just overwhelmed by all of this.â€ť
And it could be easily said that Ancilla College was overwhelmed by graduate and benefactor Dennis Emmons as they honored him with the very first â€śCharger of the Year Awardâ€ť for service to Ancilla College and itâ€ťâ€™s athletic department.
Jan. 5, 2011
ELKHART â€”Â Dale Dinkledine, 85, of Elkhart, died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011 at Hubbard Hill Estates in Elkhart.Â
He is survived by his son, Tom (Susan) Dinkledine of Russiaville; daughters, Nancy (Doug) Weber of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and Jill (Dennis) Hendrix of Elkhart; and seven grandchildren.
Visitation will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14 at the Bethel United Methodist Church in Elkhart.
Funeral services will take place a at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at the church.Â Â
PLYMOUTH â€” Marshall County has officially entered the deep freeze as plenty of snow blanketed the area over the weekend and more is forecast for the coming days.
Marshall County Emergency Management Agency Director Clyde Avery issued a statement Monday afternoon from the National Weather Service stating that a large area of system snow is expected to begin at daybreak Tuesday and continue into early Wednesday morning before giving way to intense lake effect snow showers over our area.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Ply-mouth area Chamber of Commerce announced its newly-elected Chamber President, Ryan Jessen.
Jessen joined PNC Bank in 2007 as an assistant vice president and business banking officer in Kosciusko County, but now is located at the Plymouth branch.
His professional education consists of a bachelorâ€™s degree in Management from Saint Josephâ€™s College and a masterâ€™s degree in Business Administration from Bethel College.
PLYMOUTH â€” If the rest of the year continues the way it began, the Marshall County Council would likely consider it very successful.
Marshall County Auditor Penny Lukenbill had good news for the Council as it held its first meeting of the new year.
Lukenbill was able to return around $800,000 to the general fund â€” money that was budgeted from the previous year and not spent.
Lukenbill and the Council praised the work of the county department heads who made the savings possible. It also started discussion on another topic.