Archive - Nov 2012
Donald K. Bennett
Feb. 13, 1930-Sept. 14, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€” Donald K. Bennett, 82, formerly of the Etna Green and Mentone areas, died at 5:10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, 2012 at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, Plymouth where he had resided for two years.
He was born Feb. 13, 1930 in Kosciusko County to Leroy and Ruth Goodman Bennett. He was previously married to Carolyn Johnson Bennett; she preceded him in death.
Donald was a roofing contractor. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and he was a graduate of Beaver Dam High School.
William (Bill) Peckham
July 6, 1924-Nov. 7, 2012
BOURBON â€”Â William (Bill) â€śPeckyâ€ť Peckham, 88, of Bourbon, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 at 7:30 a.m. in his sonâ€™s home at Atwood. He had been in failing health.
Pecky was born July 6, 1924 in Newport, R.I. to William Peckham and Emma Doole Peckham.
John Henry Anglin Jr.
Oct. 20, 1942-Nov. 4, 2012
WARSAW â€”Â John Henry Anglin Jr., 70, passed away Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, 4:20 a.m., at Baraga County Memorial Hospital, Lâ€™Anse, Mich.
He was born Oct. 20, 1942 in Warsaw to John H. and E. â€śBetteâ€ť (Mikesell) Anglin. He was a 1960 graduate of Atwood High School and graduated from Purdue University in 1965 with a degree in forestry.
Staff Sergeant John H. Anglin served in the U.S. Army as an airborne ranger; served with the Indiana Army National Guard and was honorably discharged.
Timothy A. Keilman
Nov. 5, 2012
LAKEVILLE â€”Â Timothy A. Keilman, 54, of Lakeville and formerly of Plymouth, died of natural causes Monday, Nov. 5, 2012 at 4:40 a.m. in the Warsaw Meadows.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Plymouth Highâ€™s School of Inquiry was officially renamed during the meeting of the School Board Tuesday.
The â€śschool within a schoolâ€ť will now be known as the Weidner School of Inquiry. Daniel and Julie Weidner have pledged a $100,000 donation to be used for the program.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â The new rubber mixing plant that opened Wednesday at Hoosier Tire in Plymouth will benefit the company in several ways.
John DeSalle, vice president of Hoosier, said that the plant allows Hoosier to make rubber for their tires in-house rather than outsourcing.
â€śWe now have the capacity to make 20 million pounds (of rubber) a year,â€ť said DeSalle, â€śBut we will not use all of the capacity right away. Long-term, we knew it was best for us to do all that manufacturing in-house.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€” The Plymouth High School Boys Basketball Program will be hosting its second annual â€śopenâ€ť practice and Red-White intrasquad scrimmage this Saturday. Admission to the game is free, but the team is accepting sports drink donations.
The practice will run from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. for all boys in grades 9-12. It will be the only practice all year open to the public.
DONALDSON â€” Three Ancilla soccer players received postseason awards in the MCCAA and Region 12, the college announced Wednesday.
Manny Awuku (Hornchurch, UK) and Ignacio Avilles (La Habra, Ca.) were selected to the MCCAA All-Conference 1st team, and team co-captain Matt Willinger (Evansville) received MCCAA Honorable Mention after starting in all 15 games this season and performing as a consistent anchor on the backline.
Womenâ€™s college basketball
Starr, Calumet earn 1st win
The Purdue University Calumet womenâ€™s basketball team opened up Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference play with an 80-51 victory over Trinity Christian on Wednesday night.
Purdue Calumet found its range in the opening minutes of the game, knocking down six trifectas in the first 11 minutes to take a 28-14 lead on Plymouth alum Alex Starrâ€™s fourth trey of the night. After a TCC timeout, the Black and Gold would continue to pour it on with a 13-2 run in the next three minutes to take a commanding 41-16 advantage.
LAKEVILLE â€” It took about a quarter for the Lady Lancers to shake off the cobwebs in their season-opener with Mishawaka Marian.
Struggling with turnovers and some shaky shooting early, LaVille spotted the visiting Lady Knights a 14-0 lead. When the Lancers finally got rolling midway through the second frame, it was already too late, and the home team fell 44-34 Tuesday night at Dale E. Cox Gymnasium.