Archive - Mar 2011
William âBillâ Wheat
March 19, 2011
PLYMOUTH â William âBillâ Wheat, 62, died at 4:30 a.m. Saturday, March 19, 2011 in Plymouth from natural causes, at his residence.
He is survived by his wife Shelly; sons: Steve (Lisa) Wheat, Terry Wheat, Jerry (Robin) Wheat, and Keith (Heather) Nickerson and Joseph Wheat; daughters Tabitha (Charlie) Nickerson and Jennifer (Bryan Weaver) Wheat; 17 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren, all of Plymouth.
BREMEN âÂ March is Red Cross Month, and the American Red Cross is asking people to join them in helping those in need by volunteering their time, making a donation, taking a class or giving blood.
The Marshall County Red Cross Chapter will offer free one-hour Compression Only CPR classes Saturday, March 26 at the Senior Center located at 106 N. Center Street in Bremen, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Â Each class will begin on the hour and advance registration is encouraged.Â The classes are free and open to individuals age 14 and over.
PLYMOUTH â House of the Lord Church Food Pantry is accepting food donations. No donation is too small and food is greatly needed to fill the constant demand. The pantry is located at 16493 Lincoln Highway, Plymouth.
For more information contact Rev. James Patrick.
Culver should see a much-needed addition to its overnight accommodation offerings this summer, with Hotel Culver, located at 18571 State Road 10 (just west of the intersection of State Roads 10 and 17), underway.
This according to John Zehner, who has been involved in several Culver area businesses in recent years.
The five-room hotel will precede a second, 16-room venture located in two buildings on the same property: those formerly occupied by the 10 Spot and a motorcycle shop.
CULVER â Culver Military players huddled around their coach Monday at Fleet Gymnasium, going over the lessons of the day.
They concluded their practice, as they always do, with their team motto: âTogether we work! Together we work! Together we win!â
Itâs that togetherness, that team chemistry, players and coaches say, that is responsible for the Eaglesâ impressive run to state this season.
CMA (19-6) will play No. 1-ranked and reigning 3A state champion Washington (23-4) at the Class 3A finals at Conseco Fieldhouse Saturday. Tip-off is scheduled for 6 p.m. EST.
LAFAYETTE â Tritonâs boys basketball team emerged from semistate action bloodied, battered and bruised, but most important, unbowed and unbeaten.
Triton sophomore Clay Yeo, fouled on his way to the basket, sank a pair of tie-breaking free throws with 32.8 seconds left in overtime, and the Class A No. 2 Trojans survived for a 44-42 semistate championship win over Rockville at Lafayette Jeffersonâs Crawley Center Saturday.
HUNTINGTON â It took the Eagles 37 years to win a sectional championship. Now theyâre going to the state finals.
Culver Military Academyâs Juwan Brescacin slammed home a two-handed dunk in transition with 2.8 seconds remaining, putting the exclamation point on the win as CMA claimed a 51-49 victory over Columbia City at the Class 3A Huntington North Semistate Saturday.
BLOOMINGTON â Former Bremen swimmer Jon Hueniâs experience at Indiana University has proven to be more difficult than his high school exploits, but that was to be expected.
Competing at a Big Ten school, which currently has six teams in the nationâs Top-25 according to Collegeswimming.com, definitely presents its fair share of difficult challenges.
Competition for available roster spots on the No. 14-ranked Hoosiers swimming and diving squad is fierce and does not come without sacrifice, both in and out of the pool.
Students and faculty involved in Culver Community High Schoolâs Business Professionals of America have not only carried on a remarkable tradition of excellence by virtue of their success at a recent state-level competition, theyâre also carrying on the legacy of the recently-deceased, well-loved Culver teacher who helped build the program to what it is, Mike Schwartz.
Twenty-two CCHS students competed in Indianapolis February 27 through March 1 at BPAâs annual state competition.
PLYMOUTH â Ag Day is set for Thursday, March 31 at Centennial Park. Featured speakers and animals will include: Ducks, electric safety, swine, sheep, farm trivia, dairy, beef, conservation of natural resources, crops, farm safety, and pizza snack/nutrition. Help is needed during the day so volunteers would be appreciated to educate the more than 600 third graders and others learn about modern agriculture.