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Archive - May 2011

May 13th

Lady Lions win NSC

May 13, 2011

WALKERTON — Bremen’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 5’5” performance, she won three more conference championships Thursday.
Pfeiffer won the high jump and both hurdles races, and ran the anchor for Bremen’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.

May 12th

Two die after crash on U.S. 6 and Miami Road

May 12, 2011

BREMEN — A married couple from South Bend died as a result of an accident they were involved in Thursday morning at the intersection of U.S. 6 and Miami Road.
Charles Avery, 80, was killed instantly after driving southbound on Miami Road after he pulled into the path of a semi truck westbound on U.S. 6.

Donald L. ‘Swovy’ Swoverland

May 12, 2011

Donald L. ‘Swovy’ Swoverland
July 14, 1939 — May 10, 2011
WARSAW — Donald L. “Swovy” Swoverland, age 71, of Warsaw, Ind. passed away May 10, 2011 at 5:35 p.m. in Mason Healthcare & Rehabilition, Warsaw.
He was born July 14, 1939 in Argos, Ind. to Lee and Lois (Seitz) Swoverland.
He married Lois (Barnett) Stull Feb. 29, 1972 in Warsaw. He was a 43-year resident of Warsaw.
Donald worked for RR Donnell & Sons as a machine operator for 38 years, retiring in 1999.
He was a member of the American Legion Post #49, Warsaw and a U.S. Army veteran serving from 1957 to 1959.

Death notices 5-12-11

May 12, 2011

Richard ‘Dean’ Middaugh
May 9, 2011
NAPPANEE — Richard “Dean” Middaugh, 79, of Nappanee, died at 7:21 p.m., Monday, May 9, 2011 at IU Goshen Health. 
He is survived by his wife Shirley; daughters: Kim (Dave) Jensen and Michelle (Jeff) Killian, both of Nappanee and Dawn (Mike) Peterson, Bristol; five grandchildren; and a sister, Margie Galley, South Bend.
Visitation will take place fro 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 14 at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral  Home, Nappanee.
Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Indiana State Police hold memorial for fallen troops

May 12, 2011

BREMEN — A bright sun and humid temperature created a positive mood for an otherwise somber event Wednesday morning. Indiana State troopers and their friends and family gathered to honor and remember officers who have died in the line of service. Lieutenant James E. Strong and Captain Andy Coffee worked together to read off the list of the 45 fallen officers, beginning with those who died in the 1930s and ending with the most recent loss in 2008.

Lee reaching new heights for PHS

May 12, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth assistant track and field coach Ron Lee remembers the first time his son Derrick ever attempted the pole vault.

May 11th

Re-live 18th century life this wkd with 'Drums Along the Maxinkuckee'

May 11, 2011

Eighteenth-century history will come to life May 14 along the shore of Lake Maxinkuckee as Culver Academies host its seventh annual Living History Weekend.
“Drums Along the Maxinkuckee” will allow visitors to step back in time as they observe 25 to 30 historical re-enactors setting up their camps and displays on Friday night (May 13) on the Naval Building grounds east of the main campus. The encampments and demonstrations will depict life in the 1700s and is open to the public on Saturday (May 14) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. All events are free.

DARE essay winners honored

May 11, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Six Mar-shall County DARE students were honored Thursday, May 5 at the 20th annual Project DARE of Marshall County banquet.

3 recommended for expulsion for drugs, alcohol at LJH

May 11, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Parents with students at Lincoln Junior High School received a letter from Principal Dan Funston clarifying three instances of drugs and alcohol at the school.
The letter states that there have been three incidents and the letter is to clarify any misconceptions.
Funston said, “These incidents are not typical and are of great concern to me, and I’m sure to you also.”

Triton earns NSC reprisal win at Bremen

May 11, 2011

BREMEN — Triton head coach Jim Shively knew it was going to be a firefight.
After an 8-4 loss to Bremen Monday in which the Lions scored runs in five innings, he didn't want to take any chances.
"Keep it going," he told his players in the dugout between innings. "They're not finished yet."
He was right.

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