Archive - Jan 2012
Aug. 3, 1951-Jan. 18, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â James A. Caldwell, 60, of 10687 10th Road, Plymouth, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, at 11:26 p.m., at his home.
Jim was born Aug. 3, 1951, in Gary, to Robert and Phyllis (Luse) Caldwell. Jim proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps. Loretta Hummel and James Caldwell were united in marriage May 27, 1972, at the Calvary Lutheran Church, in Plymouth.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â City Attorney Nelson Chipman opened 13 letters of interest from firms seeking work concerning the South Gateway Project for the City at a meeting this week. Requests for proposals for construction engineering for the project had been advertised.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Itâ€™s the last chance for squads around the state to vie for a team title as the 74th Annual IHSAA Wrestling State Tournament Series opens this weekend.
This yearâ€™s tournament marks the last year for the team state series after the IHSAAâ€™s executive committee voted unanimously in November to drop it in lieu of an exclusively individual tournament beginning in 2012-13.
Culver snaps skid at OD
Trent Elliott had his first double figure outing in four games, and the Culver Cavaliers snapped a three-game skid while handing host Oregon-Davis a 69-40 loss on the road at The Den Wednesday.
Elliott knocked down four 3s on his way to a game-high 22 points, his first double digit production since Culverâ€™s last win at Westville Jan. 11.
PLYMOUTH â€” Ed Johnson found Mixed Martial Arts as a way to cope with the pain of his fatherâ€™s loss.
The sport that started as an outlet quickly became a passion, but when he awoke one morning to discover two herniated lumbar discs 10 months ago, he thought he might have to give up that passion forever.
Fortunately for Johnson, thatâ€™s not the case.
After a tough and uncertain rehabilitation, the 20-year-old Plymouth High School graduate will make his return to the cage April 7 in a 155-pound bout at the Century Center.
PLYMOUTH â€” When your hard work doesnâ€™t seem to be paying off, it can be tough to keep the faith. Fortunately for the Lady Pilgrims, their efforts are finally yielding some results.
Plymouth put four players in double figures for the second time in two weeks en route to a season-high points total, and the Pilgrims rallied past visiting South Bend Clay 53-43 for their third straight win at home at The Rock Tuesday.
Hostetler leads LaVille in win at Rochester
W.B Hawkins Award-winner Andrew Hostetler put up a game-high 18 points with six steals and three assists, and the Lancers earned their second straight win with a 56-43 victory at Rochester Tuesday night.
Hostetler, who received TCUâ€™s W.B. Hawkins Award at the Bi-County Tournament championship game Monday for contributions to his community and school, knocked down four 3-pointers to lead three Lancers in double figures.
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Saint Michael School students recently participated in their firstÂ United Way Penny War raising $1,195.20.Â All proceeds from the event have been donor-designated to the Boys & Girls Club of Marshall County.Â Presenting the check areÂ students from the winning kindergarten and seventh grade classes. The Penny War takes place annually as part of the United Way Campaign Drive.
PLYMOUTH â€” Elkhart-based painter Michael Janowskiâ€™s work will be on display in February at the Heartland Artists Gallery in downtown Plymouth. Janowski, who initially started in art with drawing, said that he enjoys realistically depicting textures and fine detail with pastels.
â€śI could sit for hours upon end painting and not realize the time," said Janowski. "For me, the most time consuming part of the painting process is in the initial composition, not the painting.â€ť