Archive - Feb 2013
PLYMOUTH - The Chief Executive of the city of Plymouth gave his State of the City Address before the Plymouth Common Council on Monday.
Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter addressed the Common Council and those assembled with his review of the past year and preview of the coming one.
âFor the second state of the city in a row I start by talking about Operation Bright Spot,â said Senter.
CHICAGO â Plymouth product and Purdue University Calumet senior Alex Starr earned Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference all-conference honors for the second straight year as the league released its postseason awards Monday.
Starr averaged 16.5 points per game, while recently becoming the fifth player in program history to eclipse the 1,500-point mark. She has totaled 244 3-point field goals in her career and needs just three more treys to set the single-season mark.
PLYMOUTH âÂ Winter sports season tallies for the Northern Lakes Conference All-Sports standings are in, and Plymouth is ranked fourth and fifth in the girls and boys standings, respectively.
PLYMOUTH â A pair of Plymouth forwards were selected for All-Northern Lakes Conference honors as the league named its girls basketball picks for the 2012-13 season recently.
Lady Pilgrims senior Amber Redinger and sophomore Hunter Stevens were named to the All-NLC first team, while sophomore point guard Haley Harrell was given honorable mention for Plymouth, which finished up Northern Lakes Conference play at 4-3 in a tie for fourth with Elkhart Memorial.
Jeffrey David Robertson
Feb. 22, 2013
SOUTH BEND âÂ Jeffrey David Robertson, 39, of South Bend, passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 in Culver surrounded by family and friends.
KNOX âÂ Adam Wagers, 82, of Knox died peacefully at home. He was born June 27, 1930 to Taylor (Martha Frylee) Wagers in Jackson, Ky. Adam married Goldie Fugate on July 26, 1952. They were happily married for 61 years, she survives.
Adam worked for Blue Diamond Coal Company in Jackson, Ky. He then moved to Indiana to work for The Nickel Plate Rail Road. Adam eventually owned and operated Wagers Salvage in Argos, which is now operated by his son Russell.
Robert Dean Morris
April 11, 1945 â Feb. 22, 2013
ROCHESTER â Robert Dean âBobâ Morris, age 67, of North Main Street, passed away at 12:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 at the Woodlawn Hospital.
Bob was born in Plymouth on April 11, 1945 to Charles Chester and Luella Christina Morris.
He worked at Dimmittâs Auto Salvage, working on cars and finding car parts. In his free time, Bob did electrical and welding work.
Robert âBobâ Leon Stone
April 21, 1945-Feb. 23, 2013
ARGOS âÂ Robert âBobâ Leon Stone, 67, formerly of Argos, died Feb. 23, 2013 at 1 a.m. at Life Care Center, Rochester following a lengthy illness.
He was born April 21, 1945 in Stockbridge, Mich. to Prock and Grace (Salyer) Stone. He lived most of his life in the Argos community.
On Nov. 25, 1965 in Bremen, he married the love of his life, Rita Ann Jamison; she preceded Aug. 23, 2005.
Nancy L. Heinzmann Van Lue
Feb. 22, 2013
ROCHESTER âÂ Nancy L. Heinzmann Van Lue, 66, of Rochester died at 9:59 a.m. Friday Feb. 22, 2013 at her residence.
Survivors include her daughters, Michelle Heinzmann Hunsberger, Argos, Carmen Heinzmann Wilson, Akron, Amy (Todd) Behny, Akron, Rebecca Heinzmann, Rochester, Alyson Heinzmann, Rochester; 18 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Vera Lynne Utter, Rochester; and brother, Michael James (Lois) Lyons, Rochester.
KNOX â Fifteen children and two adults, including the driver were taken to IU Health Starke Hospital Monday morning after the Marshall - Starke Head Start Bus they were traveling in was hit by a commercial flatbed vehicle.
Knox City Police are investigating the accident, which happened at the intersection of U.S. 35 and Lake Street, in Knox, at 7:57 a.m.
According to the police report, witnesses at the scene said the Marshall-Starke Head Start bus was crossing U.S. 35 and had the right away. The driver of the commercial flatbed allegedly blew the red light and crashed into the bus.