Archive - Aug 2012
Kenneth Dale Erickson
Aug. 2, 2012
ELKHART â€”Â Kenneth Dale Erickson, 88, of Elkhart, died Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012 at the Elkhart Hospice House.
He is survived by his wife, Estel; two sons, Keith (Christine) Erickson of Bremen and Robert Erickson of Plymouth; a daughter, Kathleen (Dennis) Neff of Goshen; four stepchildren; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held Monday, Aug. 6, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at Mishler Funeral Home, Bremen. Burial with military honors will follow at the Bremen Cemetery.
Aleta Ann (Rankert) Lehman Ferrell
May 4, 1933-Aug. 2, 2012
Aug. 14, 1927-July 30, 2012
CULVER â€” Donovan E. Clifton, 84,Â of Culver, passed away at 2:30 a.m., Monday, July 30, 2012, at his home.
PLYMOUTH â€” After a 13-inning heartbreaker against Terre Haute Thursday night, the Diamond Spyders didnâ€™t appear to have much left in the tank for Lafayette Post 11.
Plymouth Post 27â€™s defense committed six errors, and the teamâ€™s pitching staff â€” which it cobbled together from six different pitchers â€” gave up three runs off wild pitches and a balk and six walks with four hit batters in a 10-7 season-ending loss to Post 11 at the American Legion State Tournament Friday night at Bill Nixon Field.
Plymouth places 3rd at Goshen Invite
Plymouthâ€™s girls golf team placed third one stroke behind second-place NorthWood with a 375, while Dekalb won the Goshen Invitational at Maplecrest Country Club Friday.
Heidi Morganthaler shot the individual low with a 79 for NorthWood.
Plymouth was led by dual 87s from Emily Berger and Lauren Rearick. Emily Denny shot a 100, Morgan Oberley shot a 101, and Kelly Henderson carded a 109 for the round.
â€˘ GOSHEN INVITATIONAL
At Maplecrest CC
The Pilot News staff would like to thank everyone who participated in the â€śBig
Catchâ€ť contest. The above winners were selected in three categories: Local, Nonlocal,
and Kids. We had so many great submissions that we also named three honorable
mentions. The three winners will be notified.
To see more â€śBig Catchâ€ť photos from this yearâ€™s contest, visit www.thepilotnews.
Winner â€” Local: Mike Splix, of Plymouth
Winner â€” Non-local: Jarrod Ellis, of Plymouth
Winner â€” Kids: Blake Darrah
Honorable Mentions: Jim Martin, Nicole Christy, Cole Filson
LaPaz postmaster retires after 30 years
LAPAZ â€”Regina Davenportâ€™s career with the U.S. Postal Service began shortly after high school with her first job at the Mishawaka Post Office in 1982. Today, seven postal positions later, Davenport is retiring from a job that she loves.
MARSHALL CO. â€”Â Although vaccine eligibility requirements changed in February of this year, Marshall County Health Department nurse Susan Lechlitner said some county residents are not aware of the change.
â€śOur phones have just started to ring for school because parents are realizing that itâ€™s August already,â€ť said Lechlitner.
Lechlitner and her staff have had to turn away several people because they no longer qualify for vaccinations at the health department due to the new requirements.
LONDON â€” Plymouth native Morgan Uceny will compete in the womenâ€™s 1500-meter preliminaries at the 2012 Olympics in London Monday.
PLYMOUTH â€” After a somewhat lackluster performance in the regional semifinals, Plymouth Post 27â€™s coaching staff was hoping to see a spark from its players at state.
The Diamond Spyders delivered, going blow for blow with regional champ Porter County for 12 innings, but in the end they fell just a little short in a 5-4, 13-inning heartbreaker in the two teamsâ€™ American Legion State Tournament opener at Bill Nixon Field Thursday.