Archive - Sep 25, 2012
Kristine K. LemlerÂ Duff
Jan. 13, 1957-Sept. 21, 2012
BOURBON â€” Kristine K. LemlerÂ Duff, 55, of Bourbon passed away at 6:04 p.m., Sept. 21, 2012,Â at the St. Joseph Medical Center, Mishawaka.
Kristine was born Jan. 13, 1957, in Kosciusko the precious daughter of Joe and Carol Geib Lemler. As one of five children Kris enjoyed growing up with a brother Michael, and three sisters Susan, Donna and Nancy. In 1975 with great Trojan pride, Kris graduated from Triton High School.
Carol Joyce Manning
Sept. 22, 2012
BREMEN â€”Â Carol Joyce Manning, 74, of Plymouth, formerly of Bremen, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 at Pilgrim Manor.
She is survived by one son, David (Barbara) Sweisberger of Toledo, Ohio; two daughters, Gail (Auburn) Balser of Plymouth and Peggy (Kenn) Workman of Plymouth; one stepson, Joe (Lori) Manning of Bremen; one stepdaughter, Pam (Bazil) Vrient of Elkhart; 12 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and one sister, Jane Ringle of Bremen.
PLYMOUTH â€“ Warsawâ€™s Maverick CEO, Dr. Dane H. Miller, is the featured speaker for the United Way of Marshall County Kick Off event in Plymouth Wednesday.
Dr. Dane H. Miller, co-founder and former CEO, President and Director of Biomet in Warsaw will address the Marshall County audience at 11:30 a.m. at Christosâ€™ Banquet Center, 830 Lincolnway East, Plymouth.
Dr. Miller was CEO of Biomet for almost 29 years and grew the company from $17,000 to $2.2 billion in sales during that time period.
PLYMOUTH â€” There is no doubt about the passion Plymouthâ€™s Jan Houin has for the Operation Quiet Comfort project.
And the public is invited first-hand as Houin jumps out of an airplane for the cause Sunday.
Houin began volunteering with Operation Quiet Comfort in early 2007.
Operation Quiet Comfort was formed in July 2004 with the express mission of honoring and comforting injured servicemen and women.
Soldiers are given things like â€śGo Bagsâ€ť that contain a CD player, CDs, puzzle books, reading materials and cards and letters from across the United States.
SOUTH BEND â€” A second Plymouth resident was sentenced in a federal drug case.
Andy Mitchell, 32, Plymouth was sentenced by Judge Jon E. DeGuilio to 77 months in prison and four years of supervised release after pleading guilty to manufacturing controlled substances including a mixture or substance that contained methamphetamine over 50 grams, a schedule II controlled substance.
The case, U.S. v. Lamarco Beard, is the result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration.
Last month, Shayla Montague, 20, of Plymouth was sentenced to 30 months in prison.
KENDALLVILLE â€” Heidi Morganthalerâ€™s first chip at the 18th green fell just a little short, and with it so did the NorthWood juniorâ€™s bid at a trip to the state finals.
Morganthaler struggled to get up and down during her one-hole playoff with Manchesterâ€™s Lindsay Budnik, who scrambled cleanly out of the far bunker on No. 18 at East Noble to save par and claim the last individual berth out to Fridayâ€™s 40th Annual IHSAA State Finals at the East Noble Girls Golf Regional Monday.
Jimtown wins NSC
Jimtown reached four of five championship matches, winning titles at 2 singles and 1 doubles to clinch the team championship at the Northern State Conference Tennis Tournament at DeSantis Courts in Bremen Monday.
Triton earned a trio of runner-up finishes and Bremen claimed a pair of individual titles, but it wasnâ€™t enough for either to knock off Jimtown after all three teams entered the conference tourney tied for first in the NSC round robin with one loss apiece.