Archive - Feb 2013
Lady Lancers fall to Westview in Central Noble championship
A pair of 11-4 quarters proved costly for LaVille, and the Lady Lancers fell 46-32 to Westview in the championship of the Class 2A Central Noble Sectional Saturday night.
The Lancers fell behind 11-4 at the first quarter and after battling back to within three at 18-15 at the half, slipped back to a 10-point deficit at 29-19 heading into the final frame.
Ethel Marie Bowser
Feb. 7, 2013
BREMEN â€”Â Ethel Marie Bowser, 90, of Bremen died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013 at Bremen Healthcare.
She is survived by a daughter, Beverly (Leon) Shalliol of Wyatt, two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Nadine Rogers of Lawrence, Mich.
Services will be 12 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12 at Mishler Funeral Home, Bremen. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service. Burial will follow in Bremen Cemetery.
Dec. 19, 1927-Feb. 7, 2013
GROVERTOWN â€”Â Ilene A. Hardesty, age 85, of Grovertown passed away at 8:13 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center in Plymouth.
Ilene was born Dec. 19, 1927, in Plymouth, to Ellis Lloyd and Lillian I. (Jack) Stiles. Ilene became the bride of Glenn F. Hardesty on Aug. 30, 1952, in Starke County. Ilene worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant at Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home and the Catherine Kasper Home. She was a member of the New Life Pentecostal Church in Hamlet.
NEW CARLISLE â€” Friday nightâ€™s Class 3A Sectional 19 semifinals were both barn-burners, featuring a pair of clutch performances down the stretch.
The two games also ran the emotional gamut for area teams as Mishawaka Marian forward Katie Barnardâ€™s go-ahead putback with 13.6 seconds remaining in the opener ended Culver Girls Academyâ€™s season, 48-47, and Plymouth guard Haley Harrell put up all seven of her points to help her team rally back from a three-point deficit in the fourth quarter to hand South Bend St. Joseph a 32-29 defeat at New Prairie.
HAMLET â€“ Defense and timely shooting ruled in Class A Girls Basketball Sectional 51 semifinal action at Oregon-Davis Friday.
No. 9 Triton forced 24 turnovers and Shana Anderson and Taylor Hatfield combined on a 10-of-10 fourth-quarter showing from the charity stripe as the Trojans fended off a stout effort from Culver Community, 48-44 in the opener.
In the nightcap, second-ranked OD scored 17 first-quarter points off 12 Argos turnovers and junior guard Ashley Campbell erupted for a game-high 27 points en route to a 75-42 victory over the Dragons.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” After an impressive finish at the Warsaw sectional a week ago, Culver Girls Academy made some history.
They won just their second sectional title in school history and a repeat championship at that.
That success could not be duplicated Friday night in the IHSAA Girls State Swimming and Diving Championships at Indiana University Natatorium on the campus of IUPUI.
Only one local girl qualified to swim today.
Bremenâ€™s Katie Lafferty failed to qualify for the championship heat in the 100 freestyle with a time of :52.66.
ALBION â€” In a battle of Northern State Conference rivals, LaVille got the best of Bremen by a count of 50-43 to earn a spot in tonightâ€™s sectional championship at Central Noble.
The Lady Lancers will take on Westview.
Westview beat Fremont 39-34 Friday night.
Kelsey Gunter led the way for LaVille with a team-high 15 points while Hannah Herbster added 11.
Amanda Carbiener had six points for LaVille as did Kyla Coblentz.
Bremen was led in the loss by Jasmine Schaferâ€™s 15 points.
Bremen finishes the season 5-17 in head coach Tonya Luccheseâ€™s first season.
PLYMOUTH â€” Updated information for both current and prospective city residents can now be found on Plymouthâ€™s new website, www.plymouthin.com.
The site launched Feb. 1, and Mayor Mark Senter said the goal is to promote the city.
â€śThe website is a big improvement from what the city has had for the last 10 years or so,â€ť said Senter.
He said that the community links page will probably be the most used part of the site.
Wanda JoAnn Varab
Feb. 6, 2013
ARGOS â€”Â Wanda JoAnn Varab, 72, of Argos died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 at 4:15 a.m. in her home.
She is survived by her husband, Robert Varab; her five sons; Randy and (Jennifer) Reynolds of Knox, Steve Reynolds of Argos, Tony (Lisa) Reynolds of Michigan, Mark Varab of Elkhart and Steve (Amy) Varab of Minnesota; 16 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; her brother, Carl (Fern) Caldwell of Kentucky; sister-in-law, Barbara Winnebeck of Oklahoma; and brothers-in-law; Ray Varab of Carmel, Robert Moore of Kentucky.
ARGOS â€“ The Argos Town Council met in regular session Wednesday and heard a report from town attorney Derek Jones that the town had successfully bid on the property at 313 N. Grove Street, and now owns the lot. The property, sold at a foreclosure auction, will protect the townâ€™s interest in back taxes due.
During citizen input, Charlie Howard complimented the town departments for the services they provide. He also lifted up Russell Wagers, a local resident, for voluntary and unheralded work replacing gravel at the cemetery.