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January 15th

Lady Lions battle past Glenn at doubleheader

January 15, 2011

WALKERTON — John Glenn’s boys hit the hardwood ready to play after the half. The Lady Falcons didn’t.
Glenn took a 29-23 lead into halftime but couldn’t hold on as the Lady Lions went on a 14-2 run to take a double-digit lead with 2:34 to go, then held on for a 53-44 win in the opener, while Glenn came alive after a bumpy 23-14 start in the first half of the boys game to surge past Bremen 49-38 Northern State Conference win on Homecoming Night at John Glenn.
Bremen 53, Glenn 44

Falcons surge past Bremen boys at doubleheader

January 15, 2011

WALKERTON — John Glenn’s boys hit the hardwood ready to play after the half. The Lady Falcons didn’t.
Glenn took a 29-23 lead into halftime but couldn’t hold on as the Lady Lions went on a 14-2 run to take a double-digit lead with 2:34 to go, then held on for a 53-44 win in the opener, while Glenn came alive after a bumpy 23-14 start in the first half of the boys game to surge past Bremen 49-38 Northern State Conference win on Homecoming Night at John Glenn.

Glenn 49, Bremen 38

January 14th

Monday meetings scheduled

January 14, 2011

Drainage board
PLYMOUTH – The Marshall County Drainage Board will meet on Tuesday at 8:30 a.m in the Commissioners Meeting Room.
On the agenda:
• Election of Officers and re-organization of boards
• Maintenance Bid
• Establish preliminary periodic maintenance on the Mentzel Ditch
• Stock Heston and Kline Arm – German Twp.
• Sign Ditch Maintenance Contracts of the Danner and Armey Ditch
Commissioners
PLYMOUTH – The Marshall County Commissioners will meet on Tuesday beginning at 9:30 or immediately following the Marshall County Drainage Board meeting.
On the agenda:

Death Notice: 1-13-11: Books

January 14, 2011

Esther Fae Books
Jan. 12, 2011
ROCHESTER — Esther Fae Books, 95, of Rochester, died at the Life Care Center Wednesday, Jan. 12.
She is survived by three grandchildren; two great-grandsons; one brother; a son-in-law and his wife; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation is from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester, and one hour prior to services Monday.
Services are Monday, Jan. 17 at 11 a.m.
Burial will be at Rochester IOOF Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Hope Hospice of Fulton County.

Sheriff submits Commissary Fund report

January 14, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Each year the Marshall County Sheriff issues his “Commissary Report” to the County Commissioners and County Council to show the intake and disbursement of funds from the Sheriff’s Commissary Fund.
The Commissary is a place where prisoners can purchase personal items as well as things such as candy bars. Below is a summary of outgoing Sheriff Jon VanVactor’s report for July to December of 2010.
The fund showed a balance of $23,686 on June 30 of this year.

Bremen’s Senior Center finally filling up

January 14, 2011

BREMEN — For some aging members of the Bremen community, the Bremen Senior Center has become an affordable and comfortable housing option.
The property, on the northwest corner of Plymouth and Market streets, has had numerous faces over the years. Once a bank, it later became a hotel, which deteriorated into one of the more notorious locations in the area.

Miller earns 3 finals cuts at NLC prelims

January 14, 2011

MIDDLEBURY — In the middle of the Northern Lakes Conference field, Plymouth has had to fight tooth-and-nail for two of its three NLC victories this season, and the road didn’t get much easier against a talented field at Thursday’s conference championship prelims.
The Lady Pilgrims were sitting at an even 3-3 in the conference heading into Thursday’s meet after a dominant 109-74 win over NorthWood and close victories against Wawasee and Goshen.

Richie’s patience pays off as Bobcats defeat Dragons, 80-74

January 14, 2011

HAMLET — Oregon-Davis junior point guard Zach Richie waited for the game to come to him Thursday against Argos.
And when it did, he latched on and never relinquished control.
After distributing the ball for four assists in the first half, Richie, the state’s leading scorer, exploded for 35 of his game-high 47 points in the second half — 22 in the fourth quarter alone — to lead the Bobcats to an 80-74 boys hoops win over the Dragons at The Den.

CGA’s Neer named Gatorade Indiana Cross Country Runner of the Year for 2nd straight year

January 14, 2011

CULVER — The awards continued pouring in for Culver Girls Academy senior Waverly Neer as she was named the Gatorade/ESPN RISE Indiana Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year a second straight year Thursday.
The award, now in its 26th year, recognizes outstanding athletic excellence, high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the race course. As a state runner of the year, Neer is now a finalist for the prestigious Gatorade National Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year award to be announced later this month.

January 13th

Crews staying ahead of snow fall

January 13, 2011

In a county like Marshall County even snow removal can be a little bit different.
While county road crews deal with their own problems like blowing and drifting, city crews have another problem entirely. Where do you put all this stuff?
“It's really tough especially at intersections,” said Plymouth Street Superintendent Jim Marquardt. “You pile it up as best you can but when it gets too high you have to load it up and take it someplace else.”

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