Archive - May 13, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” The second and third grade students at St. Michael Catholic School were out in full force for their turn in the fifth annual Race for Education Thursday.
Clad in tie dyed T-shirts, the sweating children were on a mission to raise money for their school â€” and to have fun doing it.
â€śI got 32 punches!â€ť said second-grader Owen Bockman, proudly holding up his punch card. â€śThatâ€™s three miles.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€”Â 17-year-old Brittney Himes is no stranger to the Boys & Girls Club of Marshall County.
â€śShe has been coming here since she was 8 years old,â€ť said Billie Treber, executive director.
Himesâ€™ experience during her years as a member, a volunteer, and now as junior staff contributed to her being named the 2011 Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year. The award is given by the board of directors at the club, based on written recommendations by staff members. Criteria for the award includes club involvement as well as setting a good example.
PLYMOUTH â€” With the weather heating up, JESSE students from around the area put on their gardening gloves for the day.
Brandi Schoolman, Tyler Vasquez and Taylor Langford joined up with Johnna Ramer and Marsha St. Cin to do a little hard labor in preparation of the harvest to come. The group started spreading new soil in beds at the Community Garden next to the Farmerâ€™s Market in preparation of planting produce and flowers for the coming summer.
Raymond L. Cook
May 9, 2011
CORONA, Calif. â€” Raymond L. Cook, 96, of Corona, Calif. died May 9, 2011.
Arrangements are pending with Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester.
Nellie M. Evashenko
May 11, 2011
WAKARUSA â€” Nellie M. Evashenko, 95, of Wakarusa, formerly of Eugene, Ore., died unexpectedly at 11:44 a.m., Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at her home, of natural causes.Â
She is survived by a daughter, Joy (Willard N.) Slabaugh, Wakarusa; son, Philip D. (Debra) Evashenko, Portland, Ore.; six grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.Â
James T. Miller
March 18, 1956 â€” May 10, 2011
WALKERTON â€” James T. Miller, 55, passed away at his 4B Road residence Tuesday evening, May 10, 2011 at 9 p.m.Â Â He remained at home in the care of his family and the Center for Hospice after enduring a several year illness.
Jim was born the son of Ray W. and Esther L. (Stone) Miller March 18, 1956 in Colorado Springs, Colo.Â He was raised in Plymouth and graduated from PHS in 1975 where he played football and basketball and was known as â€śBig Jim.â€ť
WALKERTON â€” Bremenâ€™s Jenna Pfeiffer still had time to top the Northern State Conference in the high jump before the rain set in Wednesday.
Buoyed by her school-record-breaking 5â€™5â€ť performance, she won three more conference championships Thursday.
Pfeiffer won the high jump and both hurdles races, and ran the anchor for Bremenâ€™s winning 1600 relay squad to win four titles and help lead the Lady Lions to the team championship at the NSC Track and Field Championships at John Glenn Thursday.