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January 27th

LaVille edges Argos, 40-39

January 27, 2012

LAKEVILLE — After a strong performance in the Bi-County semifinals Saturday, LaVille’s Kelsey Gurtner got tapped for the start against Argos.
It was her finish that made the biggest difference Thursday, however.
The sophomore guard put in some late heroics as she caught a quick outlet pass from Jesse Feitz on a missed Argos free throw with 15 seconds remaining, then drove the length of the floor for a slashing layup that proved to be the game-winner as scrappy LaVille edged the Class A No. 10 Dragons 40-39 in a back-and-forth thriller at Dale E. Cox Gymnasium.

Results 1-27

January 27, 2012

Boys swimming
Plymouth competes at Northern Lakes prelims
Plymouth competed at the Northern Lakes Conference prelims at Northridge Thursday.
Elliott Eads made the finals in the 50 free where he finished seventh with a 24.21, and the Pilgrims 200 medley relay squad of Tom Serf, Brandon Brashere, Ben Shortt and Jordan Wendel opened the NLCs with a fourth-place result in 1:56.04.
Serf placed 10th in the backstroke and 11th in the individual medley, while Jared Hill finished 11th in the 200 free and 12th in the 500 free, and Brashere was 12th in the breaststroke.

January 26th

Party affiliation at issue in park board appointment

January 26, 2012

Debate ensued Jan. 17 concerning the newly-reorganized Culver town council’s appointment to the Culver parks and recreation board, to which the council ultimately re-appointed current board member Patty Stallings, rather than applicant Rhonda Reinhold.

With Ed Pinder replacing Ginny Munroe as council president, and newest member Bill Githens on hand for his first meeting, members discussed the status of Stallings, a Republican who agreed to change party affiliation to fill a vacancy on the politically balanced board. Reinhold is a lifelong Democrat.

Death notices 1-26-12

January 26, 2012

Mary Elizabeth Teel
Jan. 24, 2012
MENTONE — Mary Elizabeth Teel, 93, of Mentone died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012 at Miller’s Merry Manor of Warsaw.
She is survived by three sons, James (Barbara) Teel of Winona Lake, Richard (Janie) Teel of Mentone, David (Lou) Teel of Claypool; two daughters-in-law, Kwan Teel of Warsaw, Cheryl Teel of Willard, Ohio; 20 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

James B. Huff

January 26, 2012

James B. Huff
Nov. 24, 1930-Jan. 23, 2012
BREMEN — James B. Huff, 81, of Bremen, passed away Monday, Jan. 23, 2012 in his home. He was born Nov. 24, 1930 in Bremen to Earl and Hazel (Schlusser) Huff.
Jim married Loretta J. Hochstetler June 25, 1949. They had four children.

Marsha Banning

January 26, 2012

Marsha Banning
April 27, 1940-Jan. 24, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Marsha E. Banning, 71, 805 Baker St. #98, Plymouth, passed away, Jan. 24, 2012, at 2:02 p.m., surrounded by her family and her friends, after a short battle with cancer.

Wayne Ernest Holdread

January 26, 2012

Wayne Ernest Holdread
April 24, 1926-Jan. 21, 2012
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. — Wayne E. Holdread, 85, passed away Jan. 21, 2012 in Lake Havasu City, Ariz.
He was born April 24, 1926 in Plymouth, to John Irwin and Ruth Catherine (Cassler) Holdread. 

Wendell D. ‘Windy’ Ringle

January 26, 2012

Wendell D. ‘Windy’ Ringle
March 5, 1923-Jan. 20, 2012
ROCHESTER — Mr. Wendell D. “Windy” Ringle, 88, of 318 Pontiac, Rochester, passed away at 11:20 p.m., Friday, Jan. 20, 2012 at home.
He was born in Plymouth, March 5, 1923, the son of Frank E. and Eldora Pet Elkins Ringle. As one of eight children, Wendell shared his childhood with three brothers and four sisters.

'Spamalot' musical based on Monty Python comes to Wabash

January 26, 2012

WABASH — Thank God we have a quest, and that quest will include laughter as the award winning Broadway musical “Spamalot” comes to the Wabash Honeywell Center’s Ford Theater Saturday, Feb. 4 at 7:30 p.m.
The show borrows liberally and unashamedly from the classic film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” and features characters and sketches from the internationally acclaimed comedy team’s most famous film. With a book and lyrics by Monty Python’s Eric Idle and music by John Du Prez the musical tells the tale of King Arthur and his — rather offbeat — quest for the Holy Grail.

Snoop Dogg returns to South Bend Feb. 1

January 26, 2012

SOUTH BEND — Snoop Dogg returns to Club Fever in South Bend for a Wednesday Feb. 1 show at 9 p.m. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Snoop’s debut South Bend show there in January of 2011 sold out the first day of ticket sales.
Born Calvin Broadus Jr. in Long Beach, Calif., Snoop is a rapper, singer, record producer, entertainer and actor. His debut album “Doggystyle” was released in 1993 and featured the songs “Gin & Juice” and “What’s My Name.”

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