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July 18th

Death notices 7-16-12

July 18, 2012

Richard  E. Taylor Sr.
July 14, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Richard E. Taylor Sr., 90, a lifetime Marshall County resident, died July 14, 2012, in the Life Care Center of Rochester.
He is survived by a daughter, Beverly J. and Joda J. Hoeffler, Plymouth; and two sons, Thomas E. and Janet R. Taylor, Plymouth and Richard E. and Julie Taylor Jr., Nappanee; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild; a sister, Roma Jones and a brother, Walter “Mike” Taylor, both of Plymouth.

Maxine R. Hayes

July 18, 2012

Maxine R. Hayes
Nov. 27, 1920-July 15, 2012
BOURBON — Maxine R. Hayes, 91, of the Bourbon and Plymouth area, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2012 at 12:23 a.m. in Bremen Health Care Center.
She was born Nov. 27, 1920 at Bourbon to Ralph Hanes and Bessie Marie Ames Hanes. She was a homemaker and had worked and retired from Ristance Wire Co. of Bremen. She enjoyed sewing, embroidery, handicrafts, gardening, “going to the spa”, sulky horse racing and spending time with her family.

Culver Lake Fest fireworks likely postponed

July 18, 2012

The Lake Fest committee has announced, with regrets, that unless a substantial amount of rain fally by Saturday, the Culver Lake Fest fireworks may be postponed to a later date due to the drought. The decision is a precautionary one made by the Culver fire chief and department, according to Jean E. Overmyer of the festival committee, who notes that a rain date will be scheduled based on the weather conditions. “It will still be a great Lake Fest!” she adds.

July 17th

Culver offers cooling stations

July 17, 2012

According to town manager David Schoeff, the Town of Culver is offering the following locations as cooling stations for the local community from Tuesday July 17 through Thursday July 19, during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Town Hall, 200 E. Washington St. and the Beach Lodge on Lake Shore Dr.
Those with questions please contact Town Hall at 574-842-3140.

2 arrested for meth, child neglect

July 17, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Jason Wolff, 29, and Jessica Goad, 24, both of Plymouth, were arrested Friday at Carriage Green Apartments after Plymouth police officer John Weir arrived at the apartments to investigate a report of a strange odor. Weir, Corporal Ray West and officer Christopher Miller attempted to make contact with the occupants of the apartment and noticed a male subject climbing out of the balcony. Police eventually kicked in the door to the apartment. An active meth lab was found inside, along with a 2-year-old child. The child was taken into protective custody and transported to the hospital.

Heat advisory in effect

July 17, 2012

MARSHALL CO. — The Marshall County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) and the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for today for the county and surrounding areas.

Merchants hope to beat the heat with cool tradition

July 17, 2012

PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth downtown merchants have a way of cooling off the heat of summer with a time honored tradition of some great deals.
This Thursday, Friday and Saturday the Plymouth downtown will take on a festival like atmosphere for the annual Sidewalk Sale days. It’s a tradition that goes back 47 years in the community and now includes the Rotary Pancake breakfast to start each day.

No golf carts on county roads

July 17, 2012

MARSHALL CO. — Following a public hearing Monday at the Marshall County Building, county commissioners were unable to come to an agreement regarding golf cart access on county roads.
“I’m seeing three different views by the three different commissioners here,” commented commissioner Jack Roose following the end of the discussion Monday.
In the beginning of June, commissioners passed an ordinance on first reading allowing golf cart traffic only on roads with reduced speed limits or in neighborhoods surrounding area lakes and golf courses.

July 16th

Local D.J. breaks Guinness World Book record

July 17, 2012

KNOX — Tom Berg, a local radio personality at WKVI in Knox, is one of the newest recipients of a Guinness World Book record for the longest radio broadcast.
Berg began his journey toward the Guinness Monday, July 11 at 5 a.m. and the clock wound down 187 hours later at 12 a.m. Tuesday, July 17 making Berg the winner of the longest broadcast category.
What made this local D.J. embark on such a quest? It’s simple, he went looking for a record to challenge and ultimately beat.

Uceny 5K supports family

July 16, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Nearly 100 people donned “Team Uceny” T-shirts bright and early Saturday morning and headed out the Plymouth High School track — the starting point for a 5K walk/run intended to help Plymouth native and Olympian Morgan Uceny’s family out with their travel expenses to the games in August. The organizer of the event, Debbie Palmer, said she began talking to Brenda Uceny about holding the event back in February.
“I knew Morgan was going to make it,” said Palmer Saturday as she waved to participants heading to the starting line.

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