Archive - Jun 7, 2012
Mike Bonner took this photo of Mike Hawes at Berrien Springs dam, and the slabber crappie he caught on Lake Chapin Friday, June 1. The fish measured 15 inches. Submit your "Big Catch" photos throughout June and July; photo contest winners will be notified Aug. 1. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com; or drop off your photos at 214 N. Michigan St., Plymouth; or mail to P.O. Box 220, Plymouth, IN 46563.
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PLYMOUTH â€”Â A new Indiana law now requires schools to distribute information on and evaluate student athletes on the risk of concussions when engaged in sports.
The law (IC 20-34-14-7) is entitled â€śConcussion and Head Injuries.â€ť Included in the law is the requirement that before beginning practices or an interscholastic or intramural sport, both the student a parent must sign a statement saying they have been informed of risks. Any student receiving a suspected concussion during either practices or games must be removed at the time of the injury.
Rhonda D. Mueller
Feb. 20, 1952-May 30, 2012
Gloria J. Pertics
June 5, 2012
SOUTH BEND â€”Â Gloria J. Pertics, 85, of South Bend, formerly of LaPaz, died at 1:05 a.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2012 in her home.
She is survived by her daughter, Valerie L. (Arch) Milani of Mishawaka; son, Rick S. (Cindy) Pertics of Plymouth; and six grandchildren.
June 5, 2012
BOURBON â€”Â Pauline Freese Fites, 96, a life-long resident of the greater Bourbon community died June 5, 2012.
Preceding her were her husband Ryval (Pete) Fites, 1996 and a daughter, Sheila Kelley, 2009.
Helen L. Richey
Feb. 14, 1921-June 4, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€“ Helen L. Richey, 91, a Plymouth resident since 1999, formerly of Walkerton, passed away at 12:15 a.m. Monday, June 4, 2012, in Millerâ€™s Merry Manor.
The daughter of Harry Lloyd and Ida Louise Rinker, Helen was born Feb. 14, 1921 at LaCrosse. A 1939 graduate of Union Township High School, LaPorte County, she was president of her class.
April 5, 1941, in South Bend, Helen and Paul R. Richey were married. Paul preceded her in death Nov. 12, 1999.
Aug. 16, 1913-June 4, 2012
WAKARUSA â€”Â Edith (Vance) Fuller went home to be with her Lord at the age of 98 at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, Wakarusa Monday June 4, 2012 at 8:50 p.m.
Edith was born Aug. 16, 1913 in Claypool to Laymon and Emma (Thompson) Vance.
Edith grew up in the Claypool area on the family farm. She attended Hidie Elementary School of rural Claypool. She was a 1931 graduate of Claypool High School. Following graduation from high school Edith attended Manchester College.