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August 27th

George L. Hill

August 27, 2011

George L. Hill
July 9, 1923-August 23, 2011
PLYMOUTH — George L. Hill, 88, 1002 Red Maple Drive, a resident of Plymouth for the past 14 years, died of natural causes at 6:10 p.m. in the Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011.
George was born in Davenport, Okla., July 23, 1923. He was the son of Herbert Clinton Hill and Cynthia “Alice” Manning.
In 1943, George enlisted in the Army Air Force. He was honorably discharged with the rank of sergeant in May of 1946.

Katie Pike

August 27, 2011

Katie Pike
Oct. 27, 1921-Aug. 24, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Katie Pike, 89, of 328 Conger St., Plymouth, passed away of natural causes after a lengthy illness at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011, at the home of her daughter, Delores Dipert.
Katie was born in Monterey, Oct. 27, 1921, to Richard and Anna Smith Ludwig.
She was married to John Hall in the mid-1930s and was blessed with two children.
In 1943, Katie was married to Claude Pike and had five more wonderful children.

Death notices 8-26-11

August 27, 2011

Edna Schwartz
Aug. 25, 2011
NAPPANEE — Edna Schwartz, 10495 W 1350 N, Nappanee, age 89, died at 4 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 25, at her home.
Surviving are daughters, Ruby Schwartz, Wilma Schwartz, Nancy Fern Schwartz, all of Nappanee, Linda Sue (David H.) Miller, Bremen; sons, Ervin (Carol) Schwartz, LaVern (Carolyn) Schwartz, and Earl Ray (Marietta) Schwartz, all of Nappanee, Allen (Mary Ellen) Schwartz, Milford, and Jerry Lee (Betty) Schwartz, Shipshewana, 31 grandchildren, 69 great-grandchildren, and brothers, William (Mary) Chupp, Bremen and Edward (Alta) Chupp, Nappanee.

L’Max film fest fourth outing is new and improved

August 27, 2011

The fourth annual Lake Maxinkuckee Film Festival, “A Gift of Warmth,” will feature a grand assortment of “fabulous ‘50s” films, kicking off with a gala sponsors’ evening Friday, September 2. As mentioned in last week’s edition of this newspaper, this year’s sponsor’s evening will have a “twist”: six film shorts created and produced by students in Purdue University’s Film and Video Studies department. Each short, says festival committee chairman Gary Shaffer, is five to eight minutes long, and students act in, direct, and produced the films.

August 26th

Rockies like Ike in win over Zebras

August 27, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The young Rockies did some growing up Friday night.
After failing to convert on a pair of fourth-down conversions from the Rochester 2-yard line in the game’s opening 13 minutes and giving up a pair of big play touchdowns in the second and third frames, Plymouth found itself down 13-0 early in the second half.
But the Rockies finished five of their next six drives and surrendered just one more Rochester score to claim a 34-20 come-from-behind win over the visiting Zebras at The Rockpile.

2nd half sinks Trojans

August 27, 2011

BOURBON — Triton football head coach Rodney Younis felt his team’s offensive rhythm start to slip with a pair of late first-half interceptions Friday.
The second half turned into an all-out free fall on both sides of the ball.
Trailing by six at halftime, visiting Northfield held Triton to just 41 yards of total offense after the intermission and scored during four of its five second-half possessions to pull away from the Trojans, 43-20.

Falcons’ frustrations continue against Jimtown

August 27, 2011

WALKERTON — An opportunity to end over two decades of frustration was there for the taking Friday for the John Glenn High football team.
Unfortunately, Brody Olson stepped in to add to the Falcons’ misery.
Olson’s grab of a tipped pass good for 30 yards midway through the fourth quarter, helped Jimtown on its way to the winning touchdown and a thrilling 14-13 victory over Glenn in Northern State Conference action at Falcon Field.

Turnovers doom CMA against NorthWood

August 27, 2011

NAPPANEE — According to the statistics, CMA should have won the game against the NorthWood Panthers Friday night, as the Eagles outgained NorthWood 295 yards to 229 and had 15 first downs to the Panthers’ nine, but five CMA turnovers were the difference as the Panthers downed CMA 27-18 at Andrews Field in Nappanee.

Union-North superintendent leaving for Mishawaka top spot

August 26, 2011

LAKEVILLE — The Union-North United School Corporation will be seeking a new superintendent within the next few weeks to replace the current superintendent, Dr. Terry Barker.

Although the official announcement by the School City of Mishawaka has not been released, Barker began the task of informing Union-North School board members Friday afternoon that he is heading to the Mishawaka top leadership job.

He also met with the administration teams of the LaVille Schools after the students were released Friday.
Dr. Barker came to the LaVille Schools in July of 2009.

61-year-old semi driver dies in crash

August 26, 2011

ARGOS — The driver of a semi truck died Friday after going off the road into an embankment on US 31 south of S.R. 10, according to Marshall County coroner Bill Clevenger.
Clevenger is currently investigating the cause of death and the 61-year-old driver's name is being withheld pending notification of family members.
The truck ran off the road around 11 a.m. Argos Police responded to the crash with additional assistance from Marshall County Police.

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