Archive - Aug 2012
By Daniel Riordan
PLYMOUTH Ââ A single-issue coalition contends that it was banned from having a booth at the Blueberry Festival by outside influences.
The president of the Blueberry Festival board said it was simply that the booth wouldnât fit in with what the festival is going for theme-wise.
Sue Dillon, president of the Central Time Coalition, sent a Letter to the Editor that appeared in Thursdayâs Pilot News.
Dillon wrote âWe are left to wonder whether pressure was brought upon the Festival Committee to revoke our permit.â
Aug. 28, 2012
BREMEN âÂ Patricia Hudson, 76, of Bremen, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012 at LuAnn Nursing Home, Nappanee.
She is survived by two sons, Eric (Tami) Hudson of Bremen and Todd Hudson of Bremen; a daughter, Debbie (Scott) Campbell of Indianapolis; and eight grandchildren.
A funeral will be held Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Bremen Missionary Church.
Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, 2012 at the church. There will also be one hour of calling prior to the service on Saturday.
Jan. 5, 1928-Aug. 29, 2012
PLYMOUTH âÂ Betty J. Grossman, 84, of Plymouth, passed away at 4:05 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, at Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home, in Plymouth.
Jack L. Moriarty
April 1, 1966-Aug. 25, 2012
ARGOS âÂ Jack Lewis Moriarty, 46, of Argos passed away Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012.
Jack was born April 1, 1966, the son of John (Janice Collins) Moriarty in Plymouth.
Jack was a talented carpenter, working at Mikeâs Construction in Argos. He was an avid fisherman and dearly loved by his family. He will be terribly missed.
Max L. Nifong
March 18, 1935-Aug. 26, 2012
WARSAW â Max L. Nifong, 77, of Warsaw passed away Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012 at 5:50 p.m. at Peabody Retirement Community of North Manchester surrounded by his loving family.
Culver EMS director Chuck Dilts handed the town council a letter of resignation last Tuesday, and discussion ensued as to some specifics of the leadership stepping into his stead.
After updating the council at its August 28 meeting on the status of several new members of the department, who recently completed final exams with good scores, Dilts said his departure as head of the service -- a post he's held for several varying years -- is "hard for me.
MARSHALL CO. â The National Weather Service has issued a weather statement for Marshall County warning of the potential for heavy rainfall this weekend from the remnants of Isaac. Rainfall amounts exceeding 4 inches or more are possible. The heavy rainfall will likely lead to localized flooding especially in low lying areas and ponding on road surfaces.
Stay safe during flood conditions by remembering these safety tips:
1. Monitor the weather conditions and listen for potential warnings.
2. If flooding occurs, get to higher ground.
The fifth annual Lake Maxinkuckee Film FestiÂval, âA Gift of Warmth,â will feature two nights of films and fun, beginning with a Friday night recepÂtion for sponsors of the event. Included will be live music, dinner under the stars, and a film comÂpetition featuring Purdue and Notre Dame student film-makers, who will inÂtroduce their creations.
BOURBON â Teams throughout the area open their conference schedules this week, and two of them â Triton and Culver â are not only looking to open up their Northern State Conference slate with a win, but are still searching for their first victories of the season.
Triton has been right in both of its losses to Caston and Northfield, while Culver Community has found itself on the wrong end of some surprisingly lopsided losses to West Central and South Central (Union Mills).
LAKEVILLE â LaVilleâs girls soccer team started the season with hopes of a repeat Northern State Conference championship.
Theyâre off to a pretty good start.
The Lady Lancers took care of business quickly against visiting John Glenn Wednesday, jumping out to a 2-0 lead less than seven minutes into the match en route to a 5-0 halftime lead and eventual 6-0 victory over the Falcons at Newton Park.
They remain unblemished in conference play at 3-0 with the win.