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Archive - Jul 2011

July 5th

Health department postpones changes

July 5, 2011

PLYMOUTH — For several months now, residents of Marshall County have been aware that beginning July 1, insured individuals (including children) will no longer be vaccinated by their local health department. This guideline was to bring local health departments into compliance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) requirements. On June 30, the day before the change was to go into effect, the Marshall County Health Department received notification that the changes would be postponed until January 2012.

Post 27 takes 2nd at first annual Patriot Tournament

July 5, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth Post 27 celebrated the Fourth of July with a runner-up finish at the team’s first annual Patriot Tournament.
It wasn’t quite the finish the hosts hoped for as they dropped a championship doubleheader to tourney champion East Lansing capped off by a 14-8 nine-inning loss in game two, but Post 27 claimed a solid 5-2 tourney finish for second place in the quality eight-team field Monday.

July 2nd

Helen McClintick

July 3, 2011

Helen McClintick
Oct. 29, 1943-June 29, 2011

Death notice 7-2-11

July 3, 2011

Mary L. Roach
Sept. 20, 1941-June 30, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Mary L. Roach, 69, of Cook Lake, Plymouth, died at 8:45 p.m. Thursday, June 30, 2011 in Our Lady of Peace Hospital, Mishawaka.
Surviving family members are her husband, Floyd; sons, Jeffery A. (Sherry) Roach of Fairbanks, Alaska, and Timothy R. (Sharon) Roach of DeMotte; five grandchildren; brothers, Ralph (Dee) Wilson of Tuscaloosa, Ala., Richard (Kay) Wilson and Robert (Nancy) Wilson all of Cassopolis; and a sister, Sue Ann Edwards of Arcola, Ill.

Death notice 7-1-11

July 3, 2011

Virginia May Julian
June 30, 2011
BREMEN — Virginia May Julian, 89, of Bremen died Thursday, June 30, 2011 at her residence.
Survivors include daughters, Kathy Barts of Bremen, Lisa (Paul) Carothers of Bremen, and Cynthia “Cindy” (Michael) Hickey of Bremen; three sons, David (Peggy) Julian of Lafayette, Rick (Pam) Julian of Tennessee, and Mark Julian of Tennessee; 37 grandchildren; and 46 great-grandchildren.
Funeral is at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (605 S. Center St., Bremen). Burial will follow at the Bremen Cemetery.

Sergeant Jason Lee Nemeth

July 3, 2011

Sergeant Jason Lee Nemeth
Nov. 29, 1984- June 29, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Sergeant Jason Lee Nemeth, 26, died at his residence 10734 Muckshaw Road, Plymouth at 12:42 a.m. Wednesday, June 29, 2011.
Jason was born in South Bend Nov. 29, 1984, the son of Timothy and Diana O’Hara Nemeth.
He graduated from Plymouth High School with the class of 2003, and from Ball State University with a B.S. in Criminal Justice in 2008.
He joined the Army Sept. 12, 2006, and was still active with the Indiana Army National Guard.
Jason was employed with the Marshall County Sheriff’s office.

Root beer stand, a Culver legend, turns 55

July 2, 2011

There are few entities so quintisentially "Culver" -- and so cherished by generations -- as that small root beer stand near the beach, known since 2003 as The Original Root Beer Stand.
This summer marks the 55th anniversary of the business operating in Culver, at 824 Lake Shore Drive. Prior to that, then-owner Donald "Casey" Jones had operated it in Plymouth, but moved the building, foundation, and equipment by truck from Plymouth to Culver! At the time, it was an A&W root beer stand, as it would stay for some time.

July 1st

Area golfers play PCC in Marshall Co. Jr. Tour event

July 1, 2011

PLYMOUTH — A total of 70 golfer converged on the Plymouth Country Club for a Marshall County Junior Golf Tour event Thursday.
Area winners were John Schenk of Plymouth, Cole McKinney of Triton, Lauren Read of LaVille and Abby Manikowski of Argos.
Schenk won the Boys 10-11 division with a score of 27, four strokes ahead of LaVille’s Matt Butler, while McKinney won the Boys 8-9 competition with a score of 24, three strokes better than Andrew Himes of St. Michael’s.

It's starting to look a lot like fair time

July 1, 2011

ARGOS — As July rolls in, there is one thing you can count on in Indiana (besides more rain) — county fairs.
Marshall County is no different, offering fair goers an opportunity to overeat, attend livestock shows, view all of Marshall County 4-H members’ spectacular projects, and much more. Though the fair schedules are available for pick-up in the Extension Office, around Marshall County businesses, and online at, we thought we would give you a sneak peak on the fun that will be happening July 10 to 16 at the 4-H Fairgrounds in Argos.

New maps increase flood plain area

July 1, 2011

PLYMOUTH — New flood plain maps for Plymouth are scheduled to go into effect November 16, according to Keith Hammond, building commissioner, at the city council meeting Monday. The current maps have been in use since 1977. According to city attorney Nelson Chipman, the ordinance to accept the new maps must be passed in order for Plymouth to receive national flood insurance.
“We are going to have more areas that are considered flood plains than before,” said Hammond later, adding that building on these areas comes with special regulations.

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