Archive - Aug 2012
WARSAW â€” The Kosciusko County Sheriffâ€™s Department is investigating a missing 18 â€“year-old and asking for the communityâ€™s help.
Kosciusko County Sheriffâ€™s Deputies responded Sunday, August 19 to the Suburban Acres Mobile Home Park in reference to a missing female adult. Officers spoke with family members who stated that Aurora Shoemaker, 18, 3699 N. County Road 175 East, Warsaw, had left the residence on Thursday, August 16 to go for a walk and never returned home.
PLYMOUTH â€” A major drain project that will cost some Plymouth residents more than $800 caused the Marshall County Drainage Board meeting to be well attended Monday.
Larry Fisher, county surveyor, explained that reconstruction of the Logan Drain â€” a drain that affects mostly subdivided lands both inside and outside of the Plymouth corporate limits â€” is necessary to provide a water outlet for Fairfield Farms subdivision and allow provision for future developments in that area.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Marshall County will soon be helping out the town of Argos when it comes to building permits.
Argos town clerk Patty Jones and town council member Mark VanDerWeele visited the Marshall County commissioners meeting Monday to discuss the countyâ€™s possible assistance.
â€śWe are looking for a consistency in our building permits,â€ť said Jones, adding that their town officials do not have the opportunity to stay up to date on building regulations as county officials do.
The town of Argos only issues between 25 and 50 building permits each year.
Pilgrims win NLC opener
Plymouth won its Northern Lakes Conference opener with Wawasee Monday, sweeping the Warriors at all positions.
All total, the Pilgrims surrendered just eight games to Wawasee.
Tom Felke blanked Doug Hapner in two 6-0 sets at 3 singles as Plymouth earned its first win of the season and moved to 1-1.
â€˘ PLYMOUTH 5, WAWASEE 0
SINGLES: 1. Gabe Vervynckt beat Kyler Love 6-0, 6-2; 2. John Hunter beat Todd Hauser 6-1, 6-0; 3. Tom Felke beat Doug Hapner 6-0, 6-0.
BREMEN â€” When Heart and Hands closed this past June, there was no local agency ready to fill the gap of helping people learn the English language.
However, the opportunity to learn English will continue to be available in Bremen.
English classes will be offered, beginning in September, at Horizon Ministries, which is located across the street from the Bremen Post Office.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â This year during the Marshall County Blueberry Festival attendees can expect the fun and excitement to be notched up a bit as special guests will literally be falling from the heavens. Troy Church and Steve Verner, of Plymouth Sky Sports, have big plans to parachute into Centennial Park from the skies above, heightening the bustle and energy of the festival.
Sally Ann Strycker Dibbern
July 15, 1934-Aug. 11, 2012
WINAMAC â€” Sally Ann Strycker Dibbern, 78, of Winamac passed away at 9:20 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 at Hickory Creek at Winamac. She was born July 15, 1934, in Plymouth. Sally married Roger Dibbern July 12, 1975 in Valparaiso. He died Jan. 17, 2004.
Sally grew up in Marshall County and moved to Valparaiso where she lived for many years. In 2008, she moved to Hickory Creek at Winamac.
Marie Juanita Bollenbacher
Jan. 11, 1924-Aug. 18, 2012
BREMEN â€”Â Marie Juanita Bollenbacher, 88, of Bremen, passed away Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012 at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor in Wakarusa. She was born Jan. 11, 1924 in Bremen to Arthur and Ruth (Carbiener) Johnson.
Mary A. Heminger
Aug. 17, 2012
WINAMAC â€”Â Mary A. Heminger, 67, of Winamac died Friday, Aug. 17, 2012.
She is survived by her husband, Carl Heminger; children, Tabitha Heminger of Winamac, Tammy Heminger of Winamac, Larry Heminger of Bourbon, Ronnie Heminger of Butler; and five grandchildren.
Funeral service will be Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012 at 7 p.m. CDT at the Trinity Assembly of God Church, Knox.
M.C. Smith Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Wilburn E. Smith
Aug. 18, 2012
TIPPECANOE â€” Wilburn E. Smith, 73, died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012 in his home of an illness.
Shari Lynn Kirkland
Aug. 16, 2012
DELONG â€”Â Shari Lynn Kirkland, 48, of Tippecanoe Shores, near Delong, died, at 12:30 p.m., Aug. 16, 2012 at her home.