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August 10th

Death notices 8-8-11

August 10, 2011

Raymond Ira Clevenger 
Aug. 3, 2011
WALKERTON — Raymond Ira Clevenger, 81, died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011 in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth after a short illness.
Survivors include his wife, Doris; two sons, Dennis (Cindy) Clevenger of Tempe, Ariz. and Russell (Peggy) Clevenger of Elkhart; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Darrell “Buck” Elliott

August 10, 2011

Darrell “Buck” Elliott
Aug. 10, 1938-Oct. 9, 2008
INMAN, S.C. — Darrell “Buck” Elliott died Oct. 9, 2008 in Inman, S.C. at the age of 70. He was born Aug. 10, 1938 to his loving parents, the late Alfred I. and Dorthea M. Elliott in Argos where he was raised. He proudly served his country in the United States Marines. Upon his honorable discharge from the Marine Corps in April of 1959, he began a 40-year career with R.R. Donnelley & Sons in Warsaw and retired from the Spartanburg, S.C. facility.

Stanton C. Splix

August 10, 2011

Stanton C. Splix
April 23, 1931-Aug. 6, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Stanton C. Splix, 80, a 16074 Cook Lake Trail resident, passed away at 5:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011 at his home. In recent years he has suffered declining health due to congestive heart failure.
Stan was born at home April 23, 1931 in Plymouth to Donald S. and Mary C. (Richard) Splix.
He graduated from Plymouth’s Lincoln High School in the class of 1950.

Pamela Hackett

August 10, 2011

Pamela Hackett
Sept. 5, 1946-July 30, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Pamela Ann Hackett, 64, of 1950 Ridgedale Road, South Bend, formerly of Plymouth, passed away at 10:07 a.m., Saturday, July 30, 2011, at Ironwood Health & Rehabilitation Center in South Bend.

Helen Mae Freeman

August 10, 2011

Helen Mae Freeman
Jan. 30, 1918-Aug. 2, 2011
SOUTH BEND — Helen Mae Freeman was born at the home of her parents, Clarence and Hazel (Ritter) Hoover in Marshall County Jan. 30, 1918. She was the first of four children — Martha (Wheeler), Dwight and Dale, all deceased.
Helen graduated from Tyner High School where she met the love of her life — Roy Freeman. They were married at the Pine Creek parsonage April 16, 1938, and celebrated their 73rd wedding anniversary earlier this year. They lived in St. Joseph and Marshall Counties all their lifetime.

Raymond ‘Tiny’ Bockman

August 10, 2011

Raymond ‘Tiny’ Bockman
Nov. 30, 1939-Aug. 4, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Raymond “Tiny” Bockman, 71, 9151 11th Road, Plymouth, passed away Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, at 6:04 a.m., at Elkhart Hospice House, Elkhart.

Bid awarded for improvement project

August 10, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Last night, the Plymouth Board of Aviation Commissioners awarded a bid for the re-siding of the terminal building. The project is just one on a long list of improvements that are being made at the airport.
The bid was awarded to Johnson Builders of Knox. According to the commissioners, Johnson had the low bid for the second time. The bid of $51,277 includes insulation as well as siding.

Plymouth takes 2nd at New Prairie Invite

August 10, 2011

LAPORTE — Plymouth’s season-long goal thus far has been to break 400 for 18 holes. For Tuesday’s New Prairie Invitational head coach Jack Kinney decided, heck, why not break 380?
The Lady Pilgrims reached that goal with room to spare, turning in a 376 to nose out Northern Lakes Conference foe NorthWood by two strokes and finish runner-up at the tourney, placing second behind No. 6-ranked Chesterton’s record-breaking team tally of 311 at Legacy Hills in LaPorte.

Annihilators 3rd place at NSA B 18U World Series

August 10, 2011

MUNCIE — The Indiana Annihilators 18U travel softball team, based in Rochester, finished third in the 2011 National Softball Association B North 18U World Series July 25-28 in Muncie. The team is comprised of players from Plymouth, Rochester, Caston, North Miami, Peru and Winamac.
The Annihilators started the series by placing first in the Oufield Accuracy and Touch-em All Race and placed high enough in the Round the Horn event to win the Overall Skills competition. Alanie Sroufe from Rochester was named Miss NSA for the 18U division.

August 9th

Main Street grant hearing held

August 9, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth Common Council held a public hearing last night that marks one of the first formal actions to apply for a Main Street grant.
At the July 25 meeting, City Attorney Nelson Chipman requested the public hearing, although a committee striving to identify specific projects had not yet come to a consensus. The application for the federal grant that is administered through the office of Community and Rural Affairs in Indiana is not due until October of this year; however the project proposal must be submitted by Aug. 15.

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