Archive - Jan 2013
LAKEVILLE â€” With five of the last six Bi-County championships, the Lady Cats may have already been looking ahead to this yearâ€™s championship at Thursdayâ€™s semifinals.
It wasnâ€™t pretty, but Oregon-Davis got the convincing win, using its signature pressure defense to jump out to a 38-11 halftime lead and coasting to an eventual 69-42 win over Culver Community in the early semifinal at Dale E. Cox Gymnasium.
Longtime Bremen girls basketball coach Marty Huber was recognized as the girls Bi-County Tournamentâ€™s all-time winningest coach in a special ceremony between semifinals Thursday.
Four area players â€” two from Bremen and one each from Plymouth and Culver Community â€”Â were named to the Indiana Football Coaches Associationâ€™s Region 2 All-Star Team Wednesday night.
Bremenâ€™s Ethan Pike and Bobby Cornett were named at wide receiver and free safety, respectively, while Plymouth running back Sam Stevens was given an at-large nomination, and Culver Communityâ€™s Matt Hurford was named on the defensive line.
The quartet of area players were joined by 24 other players â€”Â 14 offensive and 14 defensive â€” as members of the All-Star squad for Region 2, which includes 29 schools.
Mildred Virginia Curtis
April 28, 1920-Jan. 5, 2013
PENSACOLA, Fla. â€” Mildred Virginia Curtis passed away Jan. 5, 2013 at her daughterâ€™s home in Pensacola, Fla. where she had received loving care for several years from her daughter, Colleen G. (Curtis) Grozdanovski, and son-in-law, Petar Grozdanovski.
Born April 28, 1920 in Culver, she was the daughter of the late Henry L. and Rubie (Lasch) Henning of Culver.
Jane Louise Bailey
Aug. 16, 1927-Jan. 15, 2013
TIPPECANOE â€”Â Jane Louise Bailey, 85, of Tippecanoe passed away Jan. 15, 2013 at 11:35 a.m. at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth following a brief illness.
She was born Aug. 16, 1927 in Alanson, Mich. to Mamie Dicus. She lived all her life in the Tippecanoe community.
On Aug. 28, 1948 in the Walnut Church of the Brethren, in Argos, she married Glendon E. Bailey. He preceded her Aug. 21, 2004.
PLYMOUTH - River Park Square will move ahead with the next phase.
The Plymouth Redevelopment Commission gave City Engineer Rick Gaul and City Attorney Sean Surrisi permission to put together bid specifications and requests for demolition of three properties in the project to be reviewed at the Commissionâ€™s next meeting. Work on the flood permit for the construction has been completed and it is hoped it will be finished by next month.
WALKERTON â€” Culverâ€™s problem at John Glenn Wednesday was the same one the Cavaliers have been plagued with all season long.
With only seven wrestlers facing a full Falcons lineup, Culverâ€™s chances at a team win were dead on arrival in Walkerton.
Still the Cavs put up one heck of a fight on the way to an all-but-inevitable loss, 47-28, in the two teamsâ€™ final Northern State Conference dual meet before the NSC Championships Saturday.
BOURBON â€” Triton senior Trenton Stackhouse has signed on to continue his cross country and track careers next fall at Indiana State University.
Stackhouse has been a standout since junior high and has continued his winning ways through high school, earning a competitive name for himself among area teams and coaches.
8th grade girls basketball
Lady Red Storm 8th opens 2-0
The Lincoln eighth grade girls basketball team began its season with two consecutive the Lady Red Storm defeated Milford 49-15 and on Tuesday they ran their record to 2-0 with a 43-14 win over Wawasee.
Nicole Horvath led the team in combined scoring, averaging 19 points a game, followed by Victoria Styers at 10 points per contest.
Lincoln received strong frontcourt play from Lanae Singleton and Jenna Thomas and great guard play from Anna Bockman, Ashley Harrell and Brittani Splix.
Dale E. Shively
Jan. 14, 2013
NAPPANEE â€”Â Dale E. Shively, 78, of Nappanee, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 at his residence.
He is survived by his wife, Doris; daughters, Lisa (Paul) Burris of Wabash, Jenni (Mark) Heeter of Nappanee, and Annette (Randy) Spitaels of Nappanee; son, Steve (Deb) Shively of Wakarusa; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and three sisters, Sally (Ernest) Heighway of Richmond, Eleanor (Glen) Deaton of Hope, and Nancy (Larry) McPherron of Plymouth.