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Death notices 5-20-13

May 20, 2013

Roy G ‘Junior’ Slagle
May 18, 2013
NAPPANEE — Roy G “Junior” Slagle, 88, died May 18, 2013.
He is survived by his wife, Ruby Slagle; two sons, Allen (Charlene) Slagle, Roy Slagle III both of Nappanee; two daughters, Sonna (Rick) Shrock of Constantine, Mich., Sue (Dan) Miller of Sarasota, Fla.; and brother, Eugene (Norma) Slagle of Wakarusa.
Visitation is from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at the Nappanee Church of the Brethren.

Commercial wind farms prohibited from Marshall County

May 20, 2013

Marshall County Commissioners voted unanimously to prohibit commercial and large wind energy systems at their meeting Monday morning.

This has been an ongoing issue for Commissioners for about a year.

Also under consideration was an ordinance that imposed strict restrictions, in lieu of a ban. That resolution passed last month and will apply to smaller operations.

Metis Tribe receives state recognition

May 20, 2013

WALKERTON — State representative Tom Dermody was applauded for his efforts to secure state recognition of the Hawk Band of Metis Indians Saturday at a ceremony on the tribal grounds in the Walkerton and Koontz Lake area.

“People of many nations have come together today in the sacred circle,” Rev. Terry “Redhawk” Harris said during the ceremony. “Tom (Dermody) told me, ‘I will get this done. I don’t take no for an answer. I work for the people.’”

Argos annexation requires public hearing

May 20, 2013

ARGOS – Annexation procedures for the recently-purchased 75 acres on 17th Road between Michigan Road and Pond Street came before the Argos Town Council at its regular meeting Wednesday evening.

Town Attorney Derek Jones reported that after a search of the Indiana statutes, he found that the Council would need to complete a fiscal plan and hold a public hearing before annexation could be completed. He will prepare a draft of the plan to present at the next regular meeting.

During citizen input, Jan Heuer questioned the purchase of the land and the reasons for it.

Plymouth High Speech Coach is Hall of Famer

May 20, 2013

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth High School Head Speech and Debate Coach, David McKenzie, will be officially inducted into the NFL (National Forensic League) Hall of Fame in June at the NFL tournament in Birmingham, Ala.
McKenzie was notified just this week of the honor.
“It’s one of the few things that as made me speechless,” McKenzie said. “I am both humbled and honored.
“It is indicative of the coaches who mentored me, the students who worked hard to excel, and the wonderful staffs I worked with over the years,” he said. “This wasn’t won by just me.”

Yummy Lessons:Students learn about good nutrition and economics

May 20, 2013

PLYMOUTH – It has been said that we learn by doing. That is what is happening to kindergartners and second graders this week at Earthworks in Plymouth. The students are from Washington Discovery Academy, a project-based learning (PBL) elementary school in the Plymouth School Corporation.

TCU Athlete of the Week Michael Hartman

May 20, 2013

Plymouth's Michael Hartman recorded wins in all four of his events — the 100, 200, open 400 and 1600 relay — to help power Plymouth to its eighth straight sectional championship on the Pilgrims' home track last Thursday.

King's Jewelry Athlete of the Week Leah Heckaman

May 20, 2013

Culver Girls Academy's Leah Heckaman won her second straight shot put title with a school record throw of 42"2.5" as part of a dual-win performance following another championship in the discus at the Rochester Track Sectional last Tuesday.

Rapp, Carpenter lead Triton to team title at NSC Tourney

May 20, 2013

CULVER — Ryan Rapp is on a roll.
A week after winning the Uebele Invitational at Beechwood, the Marian University recruit and Triton senior claimed top honors at the Northern State Conference meet, beating out teammate and Ball State signee Quentyn Carpenter by a stroke with an even par 71 at Mystic Hills in Culver Saturday.

Results 5-20

May 20, 2013

Boys golf
NorthWood, Plymouth compete at NLC meet
Warsaw beat out NorthWood 308-310 to split top honors in the final Northern Lakes Conference standings, while Plymouth placed seventh with a team score of 335 at the NLC Meet at Maple Crest on Saturday.

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