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Uceny falls in Olympic finals

August 10, 2012

LONDON — Poised on the edge of history, Morgan Uceny was tripped up in the final lap of the women's 1500-meter finals at the London Olympics Friday.
European champion Alsi Cakir Alptekin, who served a two-year suspension for doping after the 2004 world junior championships, won the gold medal in 4 minutes, 10.23 seconds, and Gamze Bulut took silver in 4:10.40. Two-time world champion Maryam Jamal of Bahrain won the bronze medal in 4:10.74.

Uceny trips on last lap

August 10, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth native Morgan Uceny tripped on the last lap of the women's 1500 meter race in the Olympic finals today, to the dismay of a large group gathered in the Plymouth High School auditorium to watch the event live and cheer her on.
Erica McIntire and her 7-year-old daughter Mallory were among those present who expressed disappointment the unexpected turn of events.
"She's still a hero in our eyes, because just to make it (to the Olympics) is a huge accomplishment!" said McIntire.

Albert Arthur Joseph Paré

August 10, 2012

Albert Arthur Joseph Paré
Aug. 10, 1925-July 27, 2012
CULVER — Albert Arthur Joseph Paré (1925-2012) was born in Lawrence, Mass. Aug, 10, 1925 to Antonio and Laura Paré. He graduated from Lawrence High School in 1943, and he enlisted in the United States Navy in November of the same year. He served honorably as a medic in the U.S. Navy and Marines in World War II.

Death notice 8-10-12

August 10, 2012

Wilma E. Yoder
Aug. 8, 2012
NAPPANEE — Wilma E. Yoder, 76, of 8314 W 1050 N, Nappanee, died Wednesday, Aug. 8, at 10:10 p.m. at South Bend Memorial Hospital unexpectedly from natural causes.

Amy Elizabeth Porter Hassan

August 10, 2012

Amy Elizabeth Porter Hassan
March 16, 1975-May 10, 2012
You can shed tears because she is gone or you can smile because she has lived.
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Amy Elizabeth Porter Hassan, 37, passed away unexpectedly May 10, 2012 at her home in Glendale, Ariz.

Betty Hayden

August 10, 2012

Betty Hayden
Aug. 8, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Former Muncie resident Betty Hayden, 77, passed away, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012 at her home in Plymouth where she lived for the last eight years.
She was born in Wakefield, Ohio, the daughter of Langley and Alka Slusher and graduated from Royerton High School.
Betty worked for Waterfield Mortgage as a loan closing secretary and retired after many years of service.
She loved the Lord and was a faithful servant being baptized last year in Connecticut. Her other loves included her grandchildren and the Indiana Pacers.

Death notice 8-9-12

August 10, 2012

Nored F. Schlarb
Aug. 7, 2012
BREMEN — Nored F. Schlarb, 94, of Bremen, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Wakarusa.
She is survived by a daughter, Kay (Ron) Holmes of Bremen; a son, Tom (Susan) Schlarb of Bremen; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; a brother and sister, David Hathaway and Val June Schafer both of Lakeville.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 at 10 a.m. at St. John United Church of Christ in Woodland with burial following the service at St. John Cemetery in Woodland.

Second Friday events canceled

August 10, 2012

PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth Chamber of Commerce Second Friday “Summer Fiesta” Event is canceled for tonight. The PR/Tourism Committee felt in honor of Morgan Uceny running the Olympic 1500 meter Women’s Finals Friday, the community should support by cheering her race on. She races in the final at an estimated time of 3:55 p.m. Friday live on

Encore's 'Music in the Park' is Saturday

August 10, 2012

PLYMOUTH—George Schricker, popular local singer, songwriter, musician, storyteller, will introduce his new band, ‘Wild Rose Moon’ and freshly birthed CD, ‘Precious Time’ this Saturday. Music in the Park will break from the traditional Friday affairs and offer a leisurely Saturday night concert under the stars.
The album title was the perfect choice and a tribute to one of his favorite songwriters, John Prine, who’s still going strong.

Boy Scout room opening this weekend

August 10, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Writing, planning, dedication and fundraising are a few of the words to describe the task of putting together a special surprise at the Marshall County Historical Museum. Now, almost 10 years later, the hard work has paid off and is ready to be shown to the public eye. This Saturday, the museum is hosting the grand opening of the Boy Scout exhibit room.
“The challenging parts were raising the funds for it and the renovations that took about 10 years to complete,” said Clarence Shively, the man behind the idea for this particular room.

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