Archive - 2013
Martha I. Bunton Messman
Feb. 22, 1926 â€“ Oct. 10, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€” Martha I. Bunton Messman, 87, a resident of Plymouth, passed at her home Thursday morning, Oct. 10, 2013.
Born in Walkerton on Feb. 22, 1926, Martha was the daughter of Charles Norman and Laura E. (Barnes) Pointon. She attended LaPorte High School.
Martha married Warren A. Bunton on Nov. 16, 1946 in LaPorte. The couple moved from LaPorte to Plymouth in 1969. Warren would precede her in death on March 21, 1989.
She worked for Hehr International as a production line worker for 17 years before her retirement in 1987.
Raymond P. Van Blaricom
Oct. 11, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Raymond P. Van Blaricom, 76, died at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. Arrangements are pending with the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth.
Below are the scores from Friday night's Week 8 football games. Pick up a copy of the Pilot News for complete game coverage.
Plymouth 35, Goshen 12
Jimtown 24, Bremen 6
Knox 14, Triton 13
John Glenn 46, Culver Community 14
New Prairie 62, LaVille 0
CMA 23, Boone Grove 17
â€˘Michael Eugene Brantley, 42 of Plymouth was arrested by Plymouth Police at 8:45 a.m. on Oct. 10 for operating a vehicle after a lifetime suspension.
â€˘Justin James Gerald, 25 of Rochester was arrested by Marshall County Sheriff's Department at 1:15 p.m. on Oct. 10 for operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
â€˘James Barton Garner Jr., 28 of Rochester was arrested by Plymouth Police at 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 10 for civil contempt.
â€˘Christopher Lee Scott, 28 of Plymouth was arrested by Plymouth Police at 5:25 p.m. on Oct. 10 for public intoxication, disorderly conduct.
PLYMOUTH - As federal lawmakers continue to wrangle over the budget, small business around the country continues to suffer.
Tom Hendricks, President and CEO of the National Air Transportation Association was in Plymouth to speak to the Aviation Association of Indiana at their annual meeting at Swan Lake Resort. While his talk included other issues his main topic was the inability of the government to resolve the budget and the sequester that has already begun to hurt the aviation industry.
MARSHALL COUNTY - Reverend AnnMarie Kneebone of the First United Church of Christ Pastor makes her way up and down the Plymouth and Culver area on her red 250cc Honda Helix scooter as she is affectionally referred to as the "Puttering Pastor" or the "Revving Rev."
Kneebone has been placed under interesting circumstances as she has been serving two pulpits, First United Church of Christ in Plymouth and Grace United Church of Christ since 2011.
Boys cross country
Glenn takes 2nd at NSCs
John Glenn's boys cross country team put up a score of 46 points behind New Prairie's score of 32 for runner-up honors at the Northern State Conference Cross Country Championship meet Tuesday.
Triton finished third with 78 points, while Bremen was fourth with a 113 score, Knox was sixth with a 162, LaVille was seventh with a 191, and Culver Community finished two points back of the Lancers to round out the NSC team standings.
WARSAW â€” On Monday, Plymouthâ€™s Rockies earned a reprisal over an NLC foe.
At Wednesdayâ€™s Warsaw Sectional semifinal, they backed up a win.
Cesar Aguilar notched two goals for Plymouth, and the Rockies defense combined for the blank sheet in a 2-0 win over conference-rival NorthWood.
Plymouth now advances to get another crack at host Warsaw at the tournament championship Saturday at 2 p.m. following the Tigersâ€™ come-from-behind 4-3 win over Culver Military Academy earlier Wednesday evening.
CULVER â€” Plymouthâ€™s hopes of its first regional tennis title in more than two decades came to a crashing halt at the hands of its bitterest conference rival Wednesday.
The Pilgrims entered the championship round of the Culver Military Academy Regional hoping to reprise an earlier Northern Lakes Conference loss to the Tigers â€” one of just three losses for Plymouth headed into Wednesdayâ€™s regional final â€”Â but instead fell in another narrow 3-2 decision.
Still, Plymouth head coach Michael Delp couldnâ€™t fault his teamâ€™s effort.
Oct. 8, 2013
BOURBON â€”Â Florence Faulkner, 89, of Bourbon, formerly of Atwood, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 at 12:40 a.m. in Millerâ€™s Merry Manor Nursing Home of Plymouth.
Surviving are three daughters; Sharon (Larry) Lemler of Bourbon, Connie (Jerry) Lozier of Tippecanoe, Jackie (James) White of Hunt, Texas; a son Terry (Bev) Faulkner of Winona Lake; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
There will be no services at this time. A private family burial ceremony will take place.
Burial will follow in Sand Ridge Cemetery, Bourbon.