Archive - May 6, 2011
ELKHART â€”Â Plymouth power hitter Damon Howe took it personally when the Pilgrimsâ€™ rally fell short at Elkhart Memorial Wednesday.
When Plymouth made the pilgrimage back to Elkhart on Friday, this time for a Northern Lakes Conference showdown with Concord, Howe did something about it.
Howe drove in five of Plymouthâ€™s six runs as the Pilgrims broke the game open with a big third inning to claim a 10-2 NLC victory on the road at Concord and stay in the hunt for an NLC championship.
PLYMOUTH â€” With all the success Plymouth football has enjoyed over the past three-year cycle, colleges around the country are taking notice.
The Rockies have graduated numerous college recruits in the past several seasons, and a trio of Plymouth players is continuing that tradition in 2011.
PHS seniors Damon Howe, Brock Smith and Houston Hodges will all continue their football careers at the collegiate level.
PLYMOUTH â€” Chuck Muller, Director of Member Services of â€śHoley Moleyâ€ť will address the membership and guests at a dinner meeting Tuesday, May 10, at the Plymouth Country Club.
Muller will present â€śRecent Changes to the Indiana Call Before Law and How it Affects You.â€ť He will cover all the recent changes and talk about the fines that can be assessed for failure to comply with certain aspects of the Safe Digging process.
Muller has been with Indiana 811 since 1995. Currently, he is responsible for the member and public relations aspects of the organization. Â
PLYMOUTH â€” Residents will have to deal with the extension of the closure of Pioneer Drive starting next Wednesday.
Ron Wireman of DLZ, construction engineer on the project, said that Pioneer would be closed up to Miller Road Wednesday May 11.
â€śThis means as of next Wednesday morning, Pioneer Drive will be closed from Lincoln Hwy. (Old 30) to Miller Road,â€ť said Wireman in a press release Thursday. â€śThis means that we will also be closing Jim Neu drive. Jim Neu Drive will be closed from Pioneer Drive 600 feet to the east.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€” The seventh year of the Plymouth Farmersâ€™ Market (PFM) opens tomorrow, May 7, traditionally the day before Motherâ€™s Day.
As in past years, Jim Vinall will furnish music and Art Heminger of Balloon Art will be on hand to twist and tweak balloon creations for young and old. Youngsters can plant flowers in shoes for their special mom thanks to Sr. Sue Rogers of Earthworks and Mike Woolfington. Master Gardeners will feature a display on invasive pests of Marshall County.
Freida Louise Bowers
May 5, 2011
NAPPANEE â€” Freida Louise Bowers, 103, of Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, Wakarusa, formerly of Nappanee, died at 5:09 a.m., Thursday, May 5, 2011 at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor.Â
She is survived by her son, David (Joanne) Bowers, Nappanee; grandchildren, Robin Bonnell, Tuscon, Ariz., Scott (Sherrie) Bowers, Lebanon, Ohio; four great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Miller, and a brother-in-law, Paul Hochstetler.Â