Archive - 2013
April 23, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Donna Lynn Hostetler, 58, of Plymouth, died at 7:09 a.m., Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, in Plymouth.
She is survived by her husband, Rodney W. Hostetler; daughter, Rachel (Carl) Hedge of East Lebanon; sons, Ryan G. Clemons of East Lebanon, Terry Hostetler of Plymouth; two sisters, Connie Hinsenkamp of Terre Haute and Marje Livengood of Hamlet; and one grandchild.
PLYMOUTH â€” John Childs and his wife Susan would be the first to admit that the way they operate their farm is not for everyone. It takes special people to uses horses instead of tractors.
The couple has operated Childsâ€™ Farm in Plymouth since about 2006. They settled on the property not for the house, but for the pasture and barns. Once secured, all the additional land included in the purchase was a perk.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Marshall County Emergency Management is teaming up with Walgreenâ€™s and the Marshall County Amateur Radio Club to participate in the NOAA Weather/All Hazards Alert Radio Programming Day this Saturday.
The event is a repeat from past years, in which people who own a weather radio can bring it to the Michigan Street Walgreenâ€™s to have it programmed.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Lady Pilgrims knew Thursdayâ€™s make-up game with unbeaten Class 2A, No. 1 Rochester was going to be a challenge. The Zebras lived up to their reputation.
Unfortunately for Plymouth, the very issue the Pilgrims have been struggling with lately â€” namely, falling behind by large deficits in the early innings â€” is the very strength that has pushed Rochester out to a 10-0 start. The Zebras collected 11 hits over the first three frames, quickly putting the game out of reach en route to a five-inning, 15-2 win at Centennial Park.
Plymouth edges Memorial, stays unbeaten in NLC
Allie Berger held off Elkhart Memorialâ€™s Bailey Denton 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 at 1 singles, and a modified Plymouth girls tennis lineup stayed unbeaten in Northern Lakes Conference play with a narrow 3-2 victory over the visiting Chargers Thursday.
Marissa German partnered with Ellen Smith for a 6-2, 6-1 win at 1 doubles as Andria Shook made the move up to 2 singles and Mikayla German moved down to 3 singles, where both suffered straight-set losses, Germanâ€™s in a closely contested 6-4, 7-6(2) match with Memorialâ€™s Taelor Grose.
PLYMOUTH - The winds continue to swirl around Marshall County government with the issue of wind energy still being debated.
Proponents of wind energy came before the Plan Commission at their meeting Thursday evening to stand against the banning of the wind energy systems. Their point of view is that the issue is a property rights issue.
â€śIt just goes against the grain to be told what you can and canâ€™t do on your own land,â€ť said Jerry Gurtner, a farmer from the Bremen area.
PLYMOUTH - Sentences of 10 years each were ordered in superior Court I Wednesday for two non-related cases involving the manufacture of methamphetamine.
In the first case, Joshua B. Baughman, 23, of Angola was sentenced in Marshall Superior Court I. Baughman admitted that on Sept. 17, 2012 he assisted in the manufacture of methamphetamine in a vehicle driving along US 30 in which he was a passenger. Two years of the sentence was suspended.
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth High School has been named one of the top schools in the state of Indiana on the U.S. News Best High Schools 2013 list. They ranked PHS number 26 for the state and 1812 nationally.
James Lester Miner
April 29, 1925-April 23, 2013
ETNA GREEN â€”Â James Lester Miner, 87, lifetime resident of Etna Green, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 7:05 a.m. in Kosciusko Community Hospital.
He was born April 29, 1925 to Bram and Ruth Heisler Miner at Etna Green. Jim was the fifth of 10 children. He married Mary Beth Shinn on Sept. 14, 1951, she survives. Jim was a graduate of Etna Green High School class of 1943.
Nov. 15, 1924-April 23, 2013