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Archive - May 2011

May 6th

Marshall County Builders Association to meet Tuesday

May 6, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Chuck Muller, Director of Member Services of “Holey Moley” will address the membership and guests at a dinner meeting Tuesday, May 10, at the Plymouth Country Club.
Muller will present “Recent Changes to the Indiana Call Before Law and How it Affects You.” 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.  

Pioneer Drive closure extended

May 6, 2011

PLYMOUTH — 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.
“This means as of next Wednesday morning, Pioneer Drive will be closed from Lincoln Hwy. (Old 30) to Miller Road,” said Wireman in a press release Thursday. “This means that we will also be closing Jim Neu drive. Jim Neu Drive will be closed from Pioneer Drive 600 feet to the east.”

Market opens Saturday

May 6, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The seventh year of the Plymouth Farmers’ Market (PFM) opens tomorrow, May 7, traditionally the day before Mother’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.

Death notices 5-6-11

May 6, 2011

Freida Louise Bowers
May 5, 2011
NAPPANEE — Freida Louise Bowers, 103, of Miller’s Merry Manor, Wakarusa, formerly of Nappanee, died at 5:09 a.m., Thursday, May 5, 2011 at Miller’s Merry Manor. 
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. 

May 5th

The circus will never be the same

May 5, 2011

PLYMOUTH — There are several things that herald the coming of spring in the city of Plymouth - the first robin, leaves budding on the trees and the Plymouth High School Variety Show.
This year’s show is affectionately entitled “Circus Bezerkus” and will run Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the PHS Auditorium. Doors will open at 7 p.m. for festival seating. Tickets are available at the door. All tickets are $7.

Death notices 5-5-11

May 5, 2011

Bernadine Hochstetler
May 3, 2011
NAPPANEE — Bernadine “Ida”  Hochstetler, 50, of Nappanee, died at 10:22 pm, Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at Goshen General Hospital of natural causes. 

Pilgrims top Cavs in dual meet

May 5, 2011

CULVER — With two players only newly returned from their senior trip, Culver couldn’t quite find the fourth score it needed, while Plymouth turned in a new nine-hole low to edge out the Cavaliers 165-169 on their home course at Mystic Hills Wednesday.
“Our goal is to be competitive at every match. We talked about it before we got off the bus, this is a match we should win,” said Plymouth head boys golf coach Ben Waymouth. “We shot a 165 tonight; 165’s our best nine-hole round to date, so I’m pleased with that. Everybody shot 44 or better, and varsity-wise I had four guys that were low 40s.”

Lady Pilgrims nip Elkhart Memorial again for NLC win

May 5, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The Lady Pilgrims managed just three hits in their Northern Lakes Conference match-up with Elkhart Memorial, but they made them count.
Plymouth strung those three hits together during a three-run second inning to defeat the visiting Crimson Chargers 3-2 at home Wednesday.

May 4th

Hollywood star Jackie Cooper, dead at 88, brought Culver to the silver screen

May 4, 2011

When the news hit the wires May 3 that lifelong Hollywood star Jackie Cooper had died, many remembered him as one of the most popular child stars of the 1930s (though he’s also remembered for his more recent role as newspaperman Perry White in the 1970s and `80s "Superman" movies).
While still a teenager, however, Cooper's star shone over Culver when he was cast in the lead role (as "Tom Allen") in the 1939 Universal Studios production, "The Spirit of Culver."

Death notices 5-4-11

May 4, 2011

Gerald Feece Jr.
May 2, 2011
LEITERS FORD — Gerald  “Junior”  Feece, Jr., 82, of Rochester, formerly of Leiters Ford, died at 3:40 p.m., Monday, May 2, 2011, at Life Care Center of Rochester.
He is survived by a son,Gary W. (Anna Rose) Feece of Washington, and two granddaughters.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 5 and one hour prior to services Friday at Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St. Rochester                                       
Funeral services will take place at 10 a.m. Friday, May 6 at the funeral home. 

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