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Plymouth Walmart voted 'Store of the Year' by drivers

April 25, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Walmart in Plymouth was recently voted "Store of the Year" by the corporation's Illinois-based distribution center truck drivers. Three of the drivers visited the store Wednesday to hold a cookout for store employees as a gesture of gratitude for their hard work.
"(The award) is because of their consistent attention to detail," said one of the drivers, Steve Schlumpf. "Employees have the trailers unloaded in a timely fashion, they follow up by sweeping the trailers, and the inside of the store is always clean."

Pickut benefit set for Friday

April 25, 2012

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LEAD hopes to have impact with mock crash

April 25, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Sometimes there is nothing like a visual example to help learning. The Plymouth High School Leaders Eliminating Alcohol and Drugs (LEAD) club hopes that will be the case Thursday.
The club will be holding a mock crash at 10 a.m. in front of the High School to be witnessed by the student body. Students, teachers, sheriff’s deputies, firefighters and emergency medical technicians will be participating in the event, which will include real wrecked automobiles, an ambulance, deputy cruisers, fire trucks and a helicopter.

Panthers top, Lions split 3-way with Glenn

April 25, 2012

PLYMOUTH — It may not have been the Panthers’ best round, but it was good enough.
NorthWood’s top four all finished within five strokes of one another to top the field with a 171, Bremen turned in a team score of 201 to split, and John Glenn — while led by sophomore Tyler Prentkowski’s low medalist 2-over-par 38 — finished at the bottom of the heap with a score of 212 at a three-way boys golf meet on the Black Course at Indiana National Tuesday.

Results 4-25

April 25, 2012

Girls track
Plymouth splits NLC 3-way
Plymouth beat Wawasee 94-38 but lost to Elkhart Memorial 72-60 in a three-way Northern Lakes Conference meet at Wawasee Tuesday.
Allie Wright was a fourpeat winner for the Lady Pilgrims, claiming top prize in the 200, 400 — where she and Allson Hoeffler went one-two — and as the anchor on Plymouth’s winning 3200 and 1600 relay teams.
Shelby Harrel won the individual 3200, and Meagan Fisher tied with teammate Kaydon Fosler for tops in the high jump, as well as competing on the Pilgrims’ winning relays.

Death notices 4-25-12

April 25, 2012

Letty M. Hueni
April 21, 2012
BREMEN — Letty M. Hueni, 84, of Bremen, died Monday, April 23, 2012 in her home.
She is survived by her husband, Robert; three daughters, Krisanne (Frank) Anglin and Jacquelyn (Tim) Bahr of Bremen and Susan (Paul) Martin of Toronto; five sons, Stanley (Debra), Jon (Joann), Tom (Cindy), and Charles (Karen) all of Bremen, and Robert Jr. (Gretchen) of Indianapolis; 28 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Charles ‘David’ Kara

April 25, 2012

Charles ‘David’ Kara
Jan. 23, 1948-April 21, 2012
CHESTERTON — Charles “David” Kara, 64, of Chesterton passed away Saturday, April 21, 2012 at the VNA Hospice Center Valparaiso.

Kenneth R. Bope

April 25, 2012

Kenneth R. Bope
Jan. 24, 1963-April 21, 2012
SOUTH BEND — Kenneth R. Bope, 49, of South Bend, formerly of Bremen, passed away Saturday, April 21, 2012 at home. He was born Jan. 24, 1963 to James and Treva (LaVine) Bope.
Kenny graduated from Bremen High School in 1981 and went on to honorably serve in the United States Army in the 101st Airborne during Desert Storm. He currently worked at Roxie’s Bar in Mishawaka.

Bruce Hite

April 25, 2012

Bruce Hite
April 17, 1950-April 21, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Bruce W. Hite, 62, of 11th Road, Plymouth, passed away, Monday, April 21, 2012, at 7:15 p.m., at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, in Mishawaka.
Bruce was born April 17, 1950, in Plymouth, to David Loyal and Mary Marguerite (Hoeszle) Hite. Bruce served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Bruce and Patricia Nissen were joined in marriage Feb. 5, 1971. They had been married for more than 40 years.

Death notices 4-24-12

April 25, 2012

Lorraine M. Horner
April 21, 2012
GROVERTOWN — Lorraine M. Horner, 59, of Chesterton died Saturday, April 21, 2012 in Chicago.
She is survived by her husband, James Horner; one daughter, Carolyn (Glenn) Stepek of Chesterton; stepson, James (Andrea) Horner of Texas; one grandchild; sisters, Leata Sobieck of Chesterton, Margaret Tessner of Lake in the Hills, Ill., Marlene (Ernie) Wilson of Grovertown and Darlene Allen of Knox and half-sister, Kristine (Milt) Schwab of Morton Grove, Ill.

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