Archive - Nov 14, 2012
Thomas E. Tryon
Nov. 11, 2012
CULVER âÂ Tom Tryon, 69, of Culver died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012.
He is survived by his wife, Johnnie; son, Guy (Linda) Tryon of Kouts; daughter, Cindy (Mike) Mitsch of Culver; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; his mother, Dorothy; two brothers, Gary (Carol) Tryon and Billy (Sue) Tryon; and one sister, Martha Ann Tryon.
Visitation is at the Odom Funeral Home, Culver, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 from 12 to 2 p.m.; luncheon to immediately follow at the Culver Beach Lodge. Memorials may be made to the Ehlerâs Danlos National Foundation.
Willard âBillâ Hepler
Oct. 16, 1931-Nov. 12, 2012
NAPPANEE âÂ Willard âBillâ Hepler, 81, of Nappanee, died Monday, Nov. 12, at 9:40 a.m. at his residence unexpectedly of natural causes.
MARSHALL CO. âÂ Many who stand to gain from a high speed bandwidth connection between Plymouth and South Bend visited the Marshall County Council meeting Tuesday.
Representatives from local organizations including Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, K-Trade, and the Niles Lankford Group joined others representing small business, city and county government in asking the council to consider support of the $2.2 million project. Proposed by the countyâs Technology Squared committee is connecting existing Metronet fiber in St. Joseph County to Marshall County along U.S. 31.
ARGOS â Triton girls basketball head coach Adam Heckaman expected a game of runs at Argos Tuesday.
The two highly-touted teams proved Heckaman right, with his Class A No. 6 squad delivering the decisive spurt in the second half on its way to a 54-47 win over the Class A No. 10 Dragons at Phil Weybright Gymnasium.
After falling behind 29-26 with 2:51 left in the third quarter, the Trojans boosted the tempo and rattled off seven straight points to end the frame, taking the lead for good with Kylie Masonâs triple in transition off a dish from Taylor Hatfield at the 2:10 mark.
BREMEN â Although it is still very early in the high school girls basketball season, Bremen and North Judson were antsy for that initial victory while facing off Tuesday at the Lions Den.
Both played well on this night, but it was the Lady Jays who reached the âWâ column first after winning 70-60 in the non-league game that was much closer than the final score indicates.
ARGOS â The Argos boys soccer team was awarded six All-Northern Indiana Soccer Conference picks â including NISC Player of the Year honors â following the Dragonsâ conference championship season, the team announced Tuesday.
Sophomore striker Damon Binkley was voted the leagueâs player of the year, while fellow sophomores Josiah Osborn, Taylor Ogle and Zack Stockman were all named first team All-NISC. Senior Jordan OâDell and junior Dominic Cataldo were selected for second team honors, meanwhile.
Lady Falcons down Eagles
Carah Ochs put up a game-high 23 points, and John Glenn held Andrijana Cvitkovic to eight as John Glenn earned its first win of the season while handing visiting Culver Girls Academy its first loss 72-60 at home at The Aerie Tuesday night.
Behind senior guard Ochs, sophomore Kyler Columbia put up 14 points for Glenn as the Lady Falconsâ backcourt knocked down nine 3-pointers to trump the Eagles front line for the win.
PLYMOUTH âÂ Simplicity by Drendalyn, 1505 W. Jefferson St., in Plymouth was approved to have a tattoo artist operate out of the building.
Owner Drendalyn Ortiz told the Plymouth Board of Zoning Appeals Tuesday night that the plan was to offer cosmetic tattooing.
Ortiz said she didnât plan to keep late hours for the tattoo shop and that no extra signage would pop up as a result of it.
Building Commissioner Keith Hammonds said that after looking at the variance petition, his office saw no way it would affect public safety or decency.