Archive - May 2, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” Athletes were preparing Saturday at Lincoln Junior High School for a very special competition that will take place Saturday, May 7 at Culver Military Academyâ€™s track field. Adults from the Marshall-Starke Special Olympics team were practicing their individual sport and setting their best times for the upcoming competition.
Each will compete in several events ranging from running long jump, relays, javelin throw, shot put, softball throw, and 400-meter walk, to name a few. Those 30 and older will also compete in Bocce.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Rebuilding Together of Marshall County and Loweâ€™s teamed up to make needed repairs on homes for local residents Saturday. They joined with groups all over the country where some 3,500 homes were slated for work.
Loweâ€™s Charitable and Educational Foundation donated a $5,000 grant to help fund the projects. This year, volunteers were from First United Methodist Church, Blueberry Festival board, Trinity United Methodist Church, CentryLink employees, Plymouth Church of the Brethren and Evangelical Covenant Church.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” A local student will be helping other local students make a difference in another country in the coming month.
E. Lunetta Metcalf
April 29, 2011
WINONA LAKE â€”Â E. Lunetta Metcalf, 97, of Winona Lake, formerly of North Webster, died at 4:14 a.m. Friday, April 29, 2011 at Grace Village Retirement in Winona Lake.
She is survived by a son, Philip (Karilyn) Metcalf of North Webster; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; seven stepgreat-grandchildren; and a sister, Edythe Gordon of Fort Wayne.
Visitation will take place from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 2 at Owen Family Funeral Home, S.R. 13 and 500 N, North Webster.
Gerald Darwin Kuhn
April 15, 1931 â€” April 28, 2011
SEBRING, Fla. â€” Gerald Darwin Kuhn, 80, went home to be with God Thursday, April 28, 2011. He died at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Sebring, Fla.
He was born to Elmer and Hester Grosvenor Kuhn April 15, 1931, in Bourbon, Ind. He married Maxine Barker in Gainesville, Fla., Oct. 6, 1962.
CULVER â€” Even with repeat Marshall County Golf Tournament titles and a veteran roster with everyone back from last yearâ€™s state finals-qualifying squad, Triton wasnâ€™t taking any chances.
The Trojans got in a practice round at Mystic Hills Friday, then went on to defend their Marshall County title at the Culver course Saturday, easily beating second-place John Glenn by 30 strokes with a tourney-record-setting 304 in spite of gusty winds and a saturated course.