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Triton dimes Marquette in 5 at Culver

May 25, 2012

CULVER — Coming into the Trojans’ Sectional 51 game against Marquette Catholic, Triton head coach Jim Shively had a hunch the outcome would hinge on his players’ performance at the plate.
The Trojans put up 13 hits and capitalized on some wild pitching by the Blazers to win in a five-inning runs-ahead rule diming, 21-11 at the Culver Community Sectional Friday.

Argos’ Shei signs with Ancilla soccer

May 25, 2012

ARGOS — Argos standout Patric Shei has signed his letter of intent to play as a midfielder for the Ancilla soccer squad starting this fall.
“Patric is a great addition to next year’s team,” Ancilla Assistant soccer coach Kirk Weiss said. “He’s a local kid from a soccer program with a lot of history.”

Himes to join Ancilla basketball

May 25, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth High School’s Brittany Himes has signed on with Ancilla Women’s Basketball for the 2012-13 season.
“Brittany is a good pick up for us,” said Ancilla head coach Stephanie Beason. “She’s a very heady player and does a lot of the little things on the court. She’s also a good role model in the community.”
Himes scored 31 points in her senior season with the Lady Pilgrims and works at the Boys and Girls Club of Plymouth in her spare time.

Plymouth’s McPherron signs with Trine golf

May 25, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth senior golfer Mandy McPherron recently signed on to play golf at Trine University. Trine is an NCAA Division III competitor located in Angola. The Thunder wrapped up the fall season with a sixth place finish in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association standings. Trine played host to the NCAA DIII National Women’s Golf National Championships May 8-11, the first time the school had ever hosted an NCAA national championship event.

UPDATE: Stone Creek to meet payroll

May 25, 2012

~See previous stories for more details~
PLYMOUTH — Lisa Milam, former quality control manager of Stone Creek Homes, said Friday afternoon that she received a call that payroll is being run for the currently-closed Plymouth facility. She said Stone Creek Homes' employees should all be paid by Tuesday.

UPDATE: Stone Creek Homes shuts down

May 25, 2012

~See previous story for more details~
PLYMOUTH — Stone Creek Homes shut down unexpectedly yesterday morning, laying off all employees in both their Plymouth and Nebraska plants.
The Stone Creek Homes Nebraska branch's quality control manager, Tracey Shippley, said that employees were called into a meeting with CFO Alan Donohue yesterday morning where they were abruptly told that the plant would be closing.
"(Donohue) just said, we are closing the plant, we don't have the funds — the money is gone and we don't have money to make payroll," said Shippley Friday.

Death notices 5-25-12

May 25, 2012

Karl Olson
May 24, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Karl Olson, 92, of Plymouth, died at 8:10 a.m.Thursday in the Bremen Healthcare Center.
Visitation will be held at the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 29. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the St. Michael Catholic Church, Plymouth.
A complete obituary will be printed in the Saturday edition of the Pilot News.

Jenny M. Reid
May 24, 2012
CULVER — Jenny Margot Reid, 64, of Culver, died at 12:45 a.m. Thursday in the Hospice House of St. Joseph County.

BREAKING: Stone Creek plant shuts down, lays off all employees

May 25, 2012

PLYMOUTH — It was about 10:30 Thursday morning when all employees at Stone Creek Homes in Plymouth were gathered by the human resource manager and the general manager for a plant meeting.
Employees were told that they were all being laid off, and that they should gather their personal belongings and leave.
"They said Dave (Ferguson, Stone Creek CEO) was not in today and they weren't sure what was going on," said former Stone Creek Quality Control manager Lisa Milam Friday.

Heart and Hands will close doors for good

May 25, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Heart and Hands, a non-profit organization with offices in Plymouth and Bremen, announced Friday that they will close for good. Director Rebecca Griffy stated that there were several indicators that the time had come to dissolve the agency.
“Student enrollment has steadily dropped over the last four years, due in part to (the organization) having educated over 2,000 people in Marshall County," said Griffy. "These past students are now helping others.”

Faces in the crowd

May 25, 2012

John Glenn baseball players watch a game between Culver Military Academy and St. Joseph's prior to their game with Plymouth at Sectional 19 at Bill Nixon Field.

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