Archive - Mar 2013
PLYMOUTH - It will be at the very least another month, but it appears that a Hacienda restaurant is on the way to Plymouth.
The Marshall County Alcoholic Beverage Commission will hear an application for the chain to obtain a liquor license at next monthâs meeting. In February, a representative from the Mexican restaurant chain confirmed to the Pilot News that they were considering the city as a possible place for a new location.
PLYMOUTH - A local man has entered a not guilty plea on a charge of murder and drug dealing.
Friday afternoon Marshall County Superior Court Judge Robert Bowen held an initial hearing by video conference on Friday in the case of Olan Howard who has been charged with Murder and Dealing in a Schedule I Controlled Substance.
MARSHALL CO. â The company that rebuilt the 13th Road bridge a couple years ago wonât be fully paid for the project because it wasnât completed on time. The projectâs original completion date was July 2011. The bridge was finally finished in November 2011.
County Highway Department Superintendent Neal Haeck explained that Jack Isom Construction in Reynolds was hired to fix up the bridge â which needed significant work.
âThe bridge was a box beam construction and it was coming apart,â said Haeck. âIt was time to have it replaced.â
Rev. Paul M. Cecrle
Nov. 9, 1926 - Feb. 28, 2013
ROCHESTER âÂ Rev. Paul M. Cecrle, 86, Rochester, passed away at 10:34 p.m. Thursday Feb. 28, 2013 at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester.
He was born Nov. 9, 1926 in Starke County, the son of Edward and Ruth (Reynolds) Cecrle. During World War II he served with the United States Army Air Corps. After being discharged from the military, he enrolled and graduated from the Tulsa Bible College in Tulsa, Okla. On June 23, 1950 in South Bend, he married Beverly I. Klapp. She preceded him in death Feb. 17, 2004.
LeRoy L. Brouette
Feb. 3, 1931 - March 2, 2013
PLYMOUTH â LeRoy Leonard Brouette, 82, passed away at his home at 1:26 a.m., Saturday, March 2, 2013.
Born in Blue Island, Ill. on Feb. 3, 1931, Lee was the son of Edward Joseph and Emily W. (Burmeister) Brouette.
He worked for 44 years as an engineer on a railroad.
In 1951, Lee enlisted in the United States Navy and was honorably discharged in 1955.
On July 7, 1954, in Chicago, he and his devoted wife, Mary E. Cammack were married.
Sharon L. Drobitsch
March 1, 2013
PLYMOUTH â Sharon L. Drobitsch, 66, of Plymouth died of natural causes at 10:37 a.m. Friday, March 1, 2013, in Millerâs Merry Manor, Plymouth.
She is survived by a daughter, Cindy M. (Justin M.) Wojdyla, Naperville, Ill.; a son, Brian M. Drobitsch of Plymouth; one grandchild; a sister, Marlene (Gary) Pecka, Moline, Ill.; and a brother, Ron Menges.
A lawsuit where Plymouth was one of more than 50 other cities and town that was listed as a defendant was deemed frivolous and the plantiff has been ordered to pay the city for it.
On Feb. 27, Federal Judge Tanya Walton Pratt entered an order sanctioning Kevin D. Miller, the plaintiff in a lawsuit filed last year against the City of Plymouthâs K-9 Unit.
The Court ordered Miller to pay the City $810.43 in attorneyâs fees and expenses and prohibited him from making any further filings against the City.
Pilgrims guard David Lee notched 11 points with seven rebounds, six assists and two steals as Plymouth earned the Sectional 19 championship with a 74-45 win over South Bend St. Joe Saturday.
Plymouthâs Nicky Davis gutted out an ankle injury to finish fourth in the all-around and lead the Pilgrims gymnastics team to a repeat regional berth and runner-up finish at the Wawasee Sectional Saturday.
PLYMOUTH â For the first time since 2010, Plymouthâs Pilgrims are sectional champions.
The No. 6 Pilgrims used a strong fourth quarter to turn a competitive final into a runaway Saturday, defeating South Bend St. Joe by a 74-45 final to claim the Sectional 19 title on their home court at The Rock.