Archive - Apr 2013
Jason S. Watson
April 14, 2013
WARSAW â€” Jason S. Watson, 37, died Sunday, April 14, 2013, at 11:10 p.m. in Leesburg as a result of an auto accident.
He is survived by his wife, Debbi; one son, Brandon Watson of Warsaw; two stepdaughters, Miranda and Mariah Bochnicka, both of North Judson; parents, Calvin (Vanessa) Watson of North Judson and Barbara (Larry) Williams of Culver; grandparent, Dovie Stacy of Culver; three sisters, Robin (Seth) Spradlin of Frankfort, Ky., Amanda Stacy of Plymouth, and Amy Watson of North Judson.
BOSTON, MA - The tragedy of the bombings in Boston had a local link that thankfully had a happier ending for two Plymouth residents.
Paul Patrick and Jamie Holm were both runners in the Boston Marathon on Monday where bombs marred the ending of the annual event with three deaths and more than 100 hurt. Fortunately for them they had both finished the race well before the bombs exploded.
â€śThe clock in the news reports read a race time of four hours ten minutes but that was actually the third wave of runners,â€ť said Patrick.
PLYMOUTH â€” Members of the community gathered at the Marshall County Department of Child Services office in Plymouth Tuesday night to participate in a candlelight vigil to raise awareness for child abuse and neglect.
The event was hosted by DCS and Marshall County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate).
During the vigil in which attendees held candles or pinwheels, the focus was on raising awareness of this issue. April is child Abuse Awareness Month and similar events are held in communities.
BOSTON (AP) â€” Police and reporters converged on the federal courthouse in Boston on Wednesday amid conflicting reports of whether a suspect was in custody in the marathon bombings that killed three people and wounded more than 170.
Several media outlets reported earlier in the day that a suspect had been identified from surveillance video taken at a Lord & Taylor store between the sites of the two bomb blasts.
BOSTON (AP) â€” A suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings was taken into custody Wednesday in a breakthrough that came less than 48 hours after the deadly attack, a law enforcement official briefed on the investigation said Wednesday.
The official spoke shortly after several media outlets reported that a suspect had been identified from surveillance video taken at a Lord & Taylor store between the sites of the two bomb blasts, which killed three people and wounded more than 170.
PLYMOUTH â€” Winning your conference-opener always feels good.
When itâ€™s a win over your bitter rival, it feels even better. And when itâ€™s a complete shutout, itâ€™s downright terrific.
Plymouth No. 2 Mikayla German battled back from a second-set loss to hand Warsawâ€™s Sarah Boyle a 7-4 defeat in a third set tiebreaker Tuesday, thus completing a 5-0 whitewashing of the visiting Tigers in a Northern Lakes Conference-opening girls tennis meet in Centennial Park.
Lady Pilgrims split NLC 3-way
Plymouthâ€™s girls track team split a Northern Lakes Conference three-way with Elkhart Memorial and Wawasee Tuesday, beating Wawasee 88-44 but falling to Memorial 78-54.
Allie Wright recorded a pair of wins in the 200 and the 1600 relay, and she, Meagan Fisher, Shelby Harrell and Libby Read finished just .24 of a second off Memorialâ€™s winning 3200 relay time of 10:16.02.
Katelyn Oâ€™Neal won the 300 low hurdles, and Traci Longanecker won the 100 dash.
Justin P. Feathers
Aug. 18, 1983 â€“ April 15, 2013
BREMEN â€”Â Justin P. Feathers, 29, passed away in his home surrounded by his loving family at 5 a.m. Monday, April 15, 2013.
Justin Patrick Feathers was born in South Bend on Aug. 18, 1983 to Gregory P. Feathers and Lori M. DeBuano. He graduated from Bremen High School with the class of 2001. Justin attended Wyoming Tech in Laramie, Wyo.
While living in Wyoming, he did auto body work and was a welder by trade.
April 14, 2013
WALKERTON â€”Â Margaret White, 93, of Walkerton died Sunday April 14, 2013. Arrangements are pending at Nusbaum-Elkin Funeral Home, Walkerton.
PLYMOUTH â€” Another grey spring day in Indiana led to another grey spring game of baseball, with Elkhart Memorial taking a Northern Lakes Conference-opening night win over Plymouth at Bill Nixon Field by a 6-3 final.
The Chargers had their way for much of the day behind the right arm of Scottie Clark, who went five for Memorial surrendering just two hits and no runs.