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January 10th

Todd Samuelson elected Plymouth School Board president

January 10, 2013

PLYMOUTH — During a meeting on Tuesday night, The Plymouth School Board elected officers for 2013. Officers elected by unanimous vote are as follows: President, Todd Samuelson, Vice-President, Larry Holloway, and Secretary, Melissa Christiansen.
Samuelson will also serve as the president of the Finance Board and Christiansen was elected Finance Board Secretary.
Regular meetings of the School Board will continue to be on the first Tuesday of each month.

LaVille takes care of business in 56-26 win vs Riley

January 10, 2013

LAKEVILLE — Sometimes the easiest thing to do is play to the level of your competition.
Coming into Wednesday night’s contest against a struggling South Bend Riley squad nestled in between Saturday’s NSC win against Bremen and Friday’s conference doubleheader at Knox, it would have been easy for the Lady Lancers to overlook the Wildcats.
But instead LaVille’s girls basketball squad hit the floor ready to play, jumping out to a 15-4 lead at the quarter break and steadily building to a lopsided 56-26 win at home at Dale E. Cox Gymnasium.

High tide for Bama, low tide for Irish

January 10, 2013

South Beach was not as kind to the Notre Dame football team as South Bend has been, but honestly, who was surprised? And now that the college football season is complete, we can separate fact from fiction.

FICTION: Based on earlier bowl game outcomes, the SEC was not as good as advertised.

Harsh Reality

January 10, 2013

It was a surreal experience watching that National Championship game Monday night.
I’ve never watched a game with a team I rooted for where I was so certain of the outcome so early.
Watching Notre Dame get man-handled by Alabama after the first quarter was simply an exercise in self-loathing.
I know in my heart of hearts, the Irish had no shot.
But in the days leading up to the game, I went through every permutation of how they could win.
The only way, I thought, was if they jumped out to an early lead. Get up 21-0 out the gates and just hold on.
That of course did not happen.

Bremen senior Foster signs with Bethel tennis

January 10, 2013

BREMEN — Bremen High School senior Brad Foster has signed his letter of intent to play tennis at Bethel College next year.
According to Bremen tennis coach Andrew Rhode, Foster can help the Pilots both as a singles and a doubles player, and his qualities as a teammate will also be an asset to the team as it looks to improve on last season’s 3-11 mark.

Results 1-10

January 10, 2013

Falcons handle Lions in NSC dual
Northern State Conference front-runner John Glenn recorded 10 pins and wins in all but three weight classes in a 63-16 dual NSC win at Bremen Wednesday night.
Devon Becker, Austin Coach, James Frey, Ryan Ishmael, Derek Hiler, Adam Dodson, Troy Brassel, Mason Strycker, Cole Jacobson and Jacob Ayres all recorded pinfall wins for the Falcons, including first-period falls by Becker, Frey, Hiler, and Jacobson.
The Lions’ lone wins came at 120 by forfeit, via a Josh Fuchs decision at 145, and Caleb Coffel’s quick 36-second pinfall win at heavyweight.

January 9th

Milton Allen

January 9, 2013

Milton Allen
Jan. 25, 1938-Jan. 5, 2013
LaPAZ — Milton Devon Allen died peacefully in his home in LaPaz on Jan. 5, 2013, after a period of declining health. He was born Jan. 25, 1938, in Plymouth. “Dino” was the second son of Adrian and Irene Allen. He attended school in Tyner. He worked as a chef, and various other jobs, in this area.
Dino is survived by his brother, Ken Allen; as well as nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
There will be no services and cremation has taken place.
Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 W. Madison St., Plymouth, handled the arrangements.

Mayme Barnett

January 9, 2013

Mayme Barnett
Feb. 21, 1924-Jan. 7, 2013
PLYMOUTH — Mayme Barnett, 88, of Plymouth, formerly of Knox, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2013.
Mayme was born Feb. 21, 1924 in Salyersville, Ky. to Charley and Ida (DeLaney) Stacy, both deceased. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester Barnett. She is survived by a daughter, Carol J. Surber of Plymouth; stepchildren, Vicki (Dennis) Chambers, Lester Leon Barnett Jr.; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Walter J. Barnett.

Dale D. Klingerman

January 9, 2013

Dale D. Klingerman
Nov. 28, 1927-Jan. 7, 2013
PLYMOUTH — Dale D. Klingerman, 85, a lifetime Marshall County resident, passed away after a brief illness at his home Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 at 9:58 a.m. in the care of his family and the Center for Hospice Care.
Devoted to his family and his wife, Dale was dedicated to helping others.
Born in Bremen on Nov. 28, 1927, Dale was the son of Albert and Veronica “Roney” (Wozniak) Klingerman.

Carl A. Metheny

January 9, 2013

Carl A. Metheny
Dec. 31, 1919-Jan. 7, 2013
BOURBON — Carl A. Metheny, 93, a resident of rural Bourbon, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 at Bremen Community Hospital.
Carl was born to Roscoe and Edna Sellers Metheny on Dec. 31, 1919 near Bourbon. He was a lifelong resident but spent many winters in Sebring, Fla. He joined in marriage to Norma Jean Hudson on Dec. 9, 1951. She proceeded in death June 29, 2008.

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