Archive - Aug 18, 2011
Between 300 and 400 people filled the Culver Elementary School gymnasium Saturday morning for what was billed as an informational meeting sponsored by Concerned Property Owners of Southern Marshall County, Indiana. The topic of the day has become a hot one in recent weeks and months in the area: the proposed placement of more than 60 400-plus foot wind turbines across several thousand acres in parts of Marshall and Fulton Counties by Florida based energy company Nextera.
Aug. 14, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Brian Kersey, 46, 13332 5C Road, Plymouth, died in Memorial Hospital, South Bend, at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011.
He is survived by his father, Dale Kersey Jr. of Plymouth; sons, Brett Kersey of Plymouth, Jared Fawley of Kewanna; daughter, Kateline Kersey of Logansport; brother, Steve Kersey of Culver; and sister, Amy Cole of Plymouth.
Funeral service will be Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011 from 2 to 10 p.m. for friends and family at his home, 13332 5C Road.
PLYMOUTH â€” Dennis Olp has overcome many obstacles in his life; beginning with one that changed his life forever in 1983. Heading back to Ft. Bragg as a member of the United States Army, Olp was in a motorcycle crash. Two days later, he was paralyzed during surgery.
He has made it one of his life goals to help coach and educate â€” not only on the softball field where he currently is coach for the Plymouth Stealth girls fast-pitch team, but also to others he comes in contact with: Parents, fellow coaches, umpires and more.
HAMLET â€” As students file into Oregon-Davis schools to start the new year they will see a new face in the gym as a teacher and head basketball coach, but heâ€™s hardly a strange face to the area.
Man crushed by car at salvage yard
PLYMOUTH â€” The Marshall County Coronerâ€™s Office investigated a fatal accident this afternoon at an auto salvage yard in Plymouth.
Marshall County Coroner Bill Cleavenger said 46-year-old Brian K. Lehiy, of Plymouth, died at 2:34 p.m. when a car he was working underneath fell and crushed him.
He was an employee of Hundtâ€™s Auto Salvage on 5C Road in Plymouth.
Cleavenger says the incident remains under investigation and an autopsy will be preformed Thursday.