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February 5th

Burdette (Babe) Guyse

February 5, 2013

Burdette (Babe) Guyse
Oct. 2, 1927 - Feb. 3, 2013
PLYMOUTH — Burdette M. “Babe” Guyse, age 85, of Plymouth, passed away at 12:03 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, in Plymouth.

Death notices 2-5-13

February 5, 2013

Joan Walter
Feb. 2, 2013
PLYMOUTH — Joan Walter, 87, of Plymouth, formerly of Hamlet, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 in Miller’s Merry Manor, Plymouth.
Survivors include one brother, Charles (Joan) Draim of South Bend.
There will be no funeral services or visitation. Burial will take place at a later date at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in Wanatah. Rannells Funeral Home is handling arrangements. To leave online condolences, go to

Gayle A. Baldwin
Feb. 1, 2013
WARSAW — Gayle A. Baldwin, 58, of Warsaw died at 8:22 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 in Marion.

Hacienda looking at Plymouth for new location

February 5, 2013

Nothing is set in stone, but a representative from Hacienda confirmed that the Mexican restaurant chain is looking at Plymouth for a new location.
Rumors have surfaced that Hacienda is looking at the former Beef O'Brady's building on Miller Drive.
Beef O'Brady's closed its doors last month.
Jeff Leslie, vice president of sales and marketing for Hacienda, said that he couldn't get into specifics since there is no deal but that the company is looking at its options in Plymouth.

Park Board will consider land purchase

February 5, 2013

By Rusty Nixon
Staff Writer

PLYMOUTH - The Plymouth Park Department has begun exploring the possibility of buying some land.
Property to the east directly adjacent to property the park already owns on the Plymouth/Goshen Trail has come on the market. The Park Board has begun the process of exploring if the cost might be worth the purchase of the 4.8 acres.
“That would be a natural direction for us to expand if we ever would decide to,” said Park Board President Dave Morrow. “We’ve started to look into whether it would be feasible for us to purchase that property at this time.”

Chargers pitching in to help troops

February 5, 2013

DONALDSON — The Ancilla College baseball team will be pitching in to help in a special effort for American soldiers overseas.
Ancilla Athletic Director Gene Reese — an avid baseball fan — came across a perfect community service match for the team while reading up on the latest baseball news online. Reese came across Gloves 4 Troops, a charity run by Vance Albitz, a minor league shortstop with the Memphis Cardinals. A brief discussion with Ancilla baseball coach Joe Yonto later, and the Chargers were on board.

One on one with Ike Kastner

February 5, 2013

Q - Question number one is always about your family, so why don’t you tell us who they are?
A - My mom’s name is Liz, my step dad’s name is Greg, my real dad lives in California and his name is David, I have a little brother and little sister named Gil and Olive.

Q - You’ve had a chance to spend time in California with your dad; you guys have done some interesting stuff...
A - I’ve gone to a couple Giants games. We actually had a chance to go to a World Series game this year, and that was quite an experience.

Q - Not too many people get to do that...

Results 2-5

February 5, 2013

Glenn advances four to semistate
John Glenn advanced four wrestlers to the Merrillville Semistate en route to an eighth-place team finish with 80.5 points at the Crown Point Regional Saturday, while Knox closed out its season in 10th place with a score of 37.
Austin Coach was runner-up at 113 pounds for Glenn, while brothers Andrew and James Frey earned consolation wins to finish third at Crown Point. Adam Dodson bounced back from his first loss of the year with a 4-2 decision victory in the consols of the 160-pound bracket for third place and a berth to Merrillville.

February 4th

Robert R. Good

February 4, 2013

Robert R. Good
Aug. 6, 1925 – Feb. 2, 2013
PLYMOUTH — Robert Ray Good, 87, residing in Plymouth, passed away at 1:45 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 in his home, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born Aug. 6, 1925 in South Bend, a son of Rex Vernon and Bessie Carrie (Woodcox) Good, and has lived in the area most of his life.
On Nov. 8, 1943 in Rochester, Bob was united in marriage to the love of his life, Wanda Alice Green. This past November, they celebrated 69 years of marriage.

John E. Large Sr.

February 4, 2013

John E. Large Sr.
May 27, 1944 - Feb. 1, 2013

Death notices 2-4-13

February 4, 2013

Sister Jude Henken
Feb. 1, 2013
DONALDSON — Sister Jude Henken, (Cecilia), 88, died at 3:15 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, in the Catherine Kasper Life Center, Donaldson.
Visitation will be from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, 2013 in the Catherine Kasper Home Chapel, 9601 Union Road, Donaldson. Prayer service will be held at 7 p.m.
Funeral liturgy will be at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, in the chapel.
Burial will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Donaldson.
Notes of condolence may be sent through the website:

Linda Kay Ward
Feb. 2, 2013

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