Archive - Jul 2012
PLYMOUTHâThis Friday, Encoreâs Music in the Park features magic and laughter on the loose in the woods outside of Athens in Shakespeareâs most popular comedy. Puck leads two pairs of young lovers on a wild and merry chase in search of true romance. And it all takes place on the lawn at the Young Amphitheaterânot on stage but on the grass in the midst of the audience.
BREMEN â Although the Houin family has hosted tours before at their farm on Plymouth-Goshen Trail near Bremen â most recently the Indiana Farm Management Tour in June â the group of about 50 Australians who visited Monday was something new. Marvin and Diane Houin were contacted by Indiana Farm Bureau to be a stop on the Australianâs month-long tour of farms in the United States.
âWe are presenting basically what an Indiana farm looks like,â said Charlie Houin, Marvin and Dianeâs son. â(We will talk about) how to market corn in the U.S., and what kind of issues come up.â
PLYMOUTH â In a time when cities need all the money they can get, the Plymouth Common Council is considering abating (waiving) taxes for AK Industries LLC in Plymouth.
At Monday nightâs regular meeting, co-owner Butch Sabo and Derek Spier, Economic Development Specialist with the Marshall County Economic Development Commission, presented a request for tax abatement. The occasion was a formal public hearing which is required in such cases.
Lodella M. Leininger
Oct. 22, 1918-July 24, 2012
WAKARUSA âÂ Lodella M. Leininger, 93, Wakarusa, formerly of Mishawaka, Tyner and Zephyrhills, Fla. where she wintered for the last 30 years, died Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at Millerâs Merry Manor. She was born Oct. 22, 1918 in Mishawaka to Charles and Hannah (Cramer) Powell. She married Adolph P. Leininger May 23, 1941.
Merrill Dale Pippen
July 25, 2012
NAPPANEE âÂ Merrill Dale âGutchâ Pippen, 84, of Nappanee, died from natural causes at his residence Wednesday, July 25, at 9:45 a.m.
He is survived by his wife, Billie Jean; son, Rex Pippen of Middlebury; daughter, Sherry (Dennis) Martin, of Nappanee; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; and brother, Bud âEldonâ (Kathy) Pippen, of California.
Jacqueline Snyder Davisson
July 22, 2012
LIBERTY âÂ Jacqueline Snyder Davisson, 76, of Liberty, formerly of Argos and Plymouth, died Sunday evening, July 22, 2012.
She is survived by her husband, John W. Davisson; sons, Myron Stephen (Bridget) Davisson of Liberty, Dr. Mark (Dr. Becky) Davisson of New Castle, Major Philip (Major Sheila) Davisson of Winnepeck Mantiba, Canada; daughters, Angela Kay (John) Ballinger of Liberty, Rebecca Hillyer of Fountain City; many grandchildren; two sisters, Barbara (Jerry) Holem of Plymouth, and Donna (Gary) Stanford of Hammond.
Lila P. Howard
July 26, 1943 â July 2, 2012
CULVER âÂ Lila P. Howard, 68, of Culver passed away Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 1:55 p.m. in the Kindred Hospital of Northern Indiana, Mishawaka.
PLYMOUTH âÂ Steven Boyer will start the 2012-13 school year as Assistant Principal of Riverside Intermediate School in Plymouth.
Boyer joined the Plymouth Schools in 2006 as a Language Arts teacher at Lincoln Junior High. His appointment was approved unanimously by the Plymouth School board Tuesday by a vote of 4-0. Board member Todd Samuelson was absent from the meeting.
Boyer replaces Jeni Hirschy who accepted the position as Principal of Riverside Intermediate earlier this month.
CULVER â The Maxinkuckee Players will be presenting their latest show, âCrazy for Youâ this Friday at Culver Community High School. First-time director Lenore Jones said that this year, audiences can expect a high energy production full of dancing, humor, and romance.
Not only is the Evil Czech Brewery aimed at anything but a literal interpretation of its unusual name, once customers get a look at the elaborate micro-brewing operation just installed at the former Marmont Grille at Main and Davis Streets, they're likely to agree the brewery is facilitating something momentous in Culver.