Archive - 2013
In honor of Halloween, I decided to go ghost hunting in Donaldson. For several years, Ancilla has appeared on multiple lists detailing the most haunted places in Indiana. Growing up around the college, I constantly heard ghost stories and after feeling some chills of my own, I never questioned why the college was placed on these lists.
PLYMOUTH - Marshall County unveiled a brand new group of features available through the county website on Wednesday.
Keeping up with itâ€™s place as one of the innovators in online services in the state of Indiana - members of the Schneider Corporation, makers of Beacon and partners with Pictometry along with Marshall County GIS Coordinator Shawnda Wenino rolled out and demonstrated the brand new functionality for members of the general public in two sessions.
CULVER â€” So much of a teamâ€™s post-season success comes down to peaking at the right time.
With back-to-back wins headed into this Fridayâ€™s Sectional 41 match-up with West Central, thatâ€™s exactly what the Culver Cavaliers seem to be doing.
Not that itâ€™s been easy. Up to Week 9â€™s regular-season closer with LaVille, the Cavaliers were sitting at 2-6 in the midst of a five-game losing streak against a Northern State Conference slate that included a dominant New Prairie squad that is now No. 1 in the state in margin of victory, as well as top 10-ranked Bremen and Jimtown programs.
ARGOS â€” Argosâ€™ Damon Binkley was named the Northern Indiana Soccer Conference Player of the Year a second straight year, and the Dragons received six selections to the All-NISC teams, the school announced this week.
Binkley notched 43 goals during a banner year in which the junior striker rebroke his previous single-season school record of 39 scores set last year.
Bette J. Buchanan
Feb. 11, 1927 - Oct. 28, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€” Bette Jeanne Buchanan, 86, died at 12:10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, in the Catherine Kasper Life Center at Donaldson.
Bette was born in Alexandria, Minn., on Feb. 11, 1927. She was the daughter of Frederick A. and Edna Margaret Pollack Kapphahn. Bette graduated from Cathedral High School in St. Cloud, Minn.
On Aug. 7, 1950, in St. Cloud, Minn., Bette and Leonard Kay Buchanan were joined in Holy Matrimony. After 37 spiritually inspiring years together and raising a family of five children, Kay passed away on June 1, 1987.
Pauline E. Wakeland
July 17, 1921 â€“ Oct. 29, 2013
BREMEN â€” Pauline E. Wakeland, 92, passed away surrounded by her family at 4:02 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
The daughter of Roy Gilbert and Matilda A. Barbknecht Harvey, Pauline was born July 17, 1921 in Hamlet. She graduated from Hamlet Davis in 1939.
Douglas Leroy Mayer
Dec. 25, 1951 - Oct. 24, 2013
WARSAW â€”Â Douglas Leroy Mayer, 61, of Warsaw passed away at 9:54 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 at Lutheran Hospital of Fort Wayne.
He was a Research Lab Technologist for Zimmer, Inc. of Warsaw, working there from 1975 until his retirement in 2006. Douglas was a lifetime resident of Kosciusko County where he was a 1970 graduate of Pierceton High School. He then attended and received his bachelorâ€™s degree in 1974 from Grace College of Winona Lake.
Bobby C. Ramsey
Oct. 28, 2013
WALKERTON â€” Bobby C. Ramsey, 72, died in the home of his son Monday, Oct. 28, 2013.
Survivors include three sons, Ronald (Geraldine) Ramsey of Walkerton, Robert (Sherri) Ramsey of St. John, Richard (Dina) Ramsey of West Plains, Mo.; one sister, Rosie Gould of Newburgh; one half-brother, Timmy Robinson of Evansville and eight grandchildren.
PLYMOUTH â€” On Friday evening, Nov. 8 at 6 p.m., Ancilla College will host its Inaugural Changing Lives Scholarship Dinner.
The new event provides an opportunity for the College to raise money to help fund the scholarships, grants and awards that last year totaled $1 million and were given to 90% of its students.
The event will include a social hour followed by a meal of Chicken Marsala or Beef Sirloin prepared by Chef Zach Lucchese. Chef Lucchese is the head chef at Swan Lake Resort, where the event will take place.
PLYMOUTH - Construction will begin on a downtown parking lot at Garro and Water Street - the former sight of the Bauer Building - and will involve some inconvenience for motorists.
Rieth-Riley Construction has signed a contract for the work and hopes to begin excavation portion of the project on Nov. 1, with parking lot, sidewalk and curb work beginning on Nov. 4.
The company hopes to complete the project within seven working days barring unforeseen weather or other problems.
A detailed story will appear in Thursday's Pilot News.