Archive - Jul 27, 2011
The Bike Barn, 103 E. Lake Shore Drive in Culver, is sponsoring a a glacial geology and ecology bicycle tour led by wildlife ecologist Carl Strang Saturday, August 6.
The ride will focus on how and when glaciers created the area in and around Culver, including Lake Maxinkuckee. Participants will also learn about kames, marls, bogs and the types of plants and animals that call them home.
Jack Allen Hurley
Sept. 21, 1945-July 21, 2011
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. â€”Â Jack Allen Hurley, 65, of Mountain Home, Ark. passed away Thursday, July 21, 2011 at Baxter Regional Medical Center. Jack Allen Hurley was born Sept. 21, 1945 in Gary to Earnest and Isabelle Hurley. He enjoyed fishing and music, especially Willie Nelson.
Leola June Martin
July 20, 2011
ARGOS â€”Â Leola June Martin, 89, of 310 E. Plum St., Argos died July 20, 2011 at 8 p.m. in her residence following an illness.
She is survived by her son, Mark Birney of Argos.
There will be no calling or services per Juneâ€™s wishes.
Condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org. Arrangements have been entrusted with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos.
Lyle Kent Vandermark
July 24, 2011
Barbara Ann Myszkowski
July 25, 1939-July 23, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” Former Chicago area resident, Barbara Ann Myszkowski, 71, finished her race into the arms ofÂ Jesus at 4:10 p.m. Saturday, July 23, 2011 in Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, Plymouth.
Barbara has been in the gentle care of her family and the Millerâ€™s staff since 2009 and more recently the Center for Hospice Care.
Tony Mayfield, Director of Culver Summer Schools and Camps, shared a wealth of information on this year's program -- as well as some tidbits on upcoming items of interest -- last week with members of Culver's Kiwanis Club, who dined at the school's Lay Dining Center for their weekly meeting.
Mayfield, a graduate of Culver Military Academy who spent ten years at the school as history instructor before taking on several summer-related positions including a stint as Woodcraft Camp director, said so far this has "been a great year" for the summer program.
PLYMOUTH â€” Rockies fans are ready for some football, and just in time, WTCA-AM 1050 will be holding an auction to raise money for the program.
Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the station will host a live auction to raise money for Rockies football. Last year the auction raised $6000 for football at Plymouth High School, and this yearâ€™s items will try to top that.
â€śWe donâ€™t really have a goal amount for this year,â€ť said Tonda Ellis, one of the organizers of the event. â€śObviously we hope we can exceed last yearâ€™s total.â€ť
FORT WAYNE â€” For one it was the first honor of its kind in a long career. For another, itâ€™s likely to be the last.