Archive - 2013
LAPAZ â€” Trick or Treat has been moved to Friday from 5-7 p.m. due to the threat of severe weather in our area on Thursday.
A Halloween party to follow after trick or treat times.
ARGOS â€” Argos is the only town in Marshall County to opt to postpone Halloween Trick or Treating.
Citing possible weather concerns, Argos has set aside 5 -7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 1 for trick or treating in their community.
All other towns and the City of Plymouth have set 5 -7 tomorrow, Oct. 31 as the officially designated trick or treating times. Knox has a slight variation, from 5:30 - 7 p.m.
PLYMOUTH - With a feasibility study underway, the Plymouth Build-A-Pool Committee invited the public to a community meeting at Lincoln Junior High on Tuesday, Oct. 29.
â€śA project like this has to take time and has to have community involvement,â€ť said Committee Member and Mayor Mark Senter.
The Committee has considered several aspects of a new pool including swim lessons, health and fitness, competitive swimming and physical therapy.
WALKERTON â€” What goes around, comes around.
The past two seasons, John Glenn has seen its season end with sectional semifinal games at Mishawaka Marian. So when the Falcons drew Marian on the road in their 3A Sectional 25-opener last week, they were ready for a reprisal.
Thatâ€™s just what they got as they jumped out to a 16-7 lead in the first quarter and never looked back on the way to a convincing 37-21 win over the Knights.
Glenn thus earned the right to advance to this weekâ€™s semifinal at Hammond.
PLYMOUTH - Marshall County continues the effort to make government â€śinteractiveâ€ť and Wednesday county officials are inviting the public to find out about the latest online services available to all county residents.
Marshall County is hosting â€śBeacon Dayâ€ť today with public presentations open to all at 11 a.m. and again at 4 p.m. in room 203 of the Marshall County Building.
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PLYMOUTH - A gap in communication means more money for the city of Plymouth.
Plymouth City Attorney Sean Surrisi reported to the Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety that the city had been approved for a grant through the Federal Emergency Management Agency similar to other grants that the city has taken advantage of to buy flood plain property.
Surrisi said the city was actually approved for the grant money during the summer but officials had never informed Plymouth government officials of the award.
A documentary film with local connections has made national headlines recently.
â€śBridegroomâ€ť aired Sunday on Oprah Winfreyâ€™s OWN television network and was subsequently released on the online video website Netflix. Many have described the film, which premiered earlier this year at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City, as the most recent rallying point in the ongoing national debate over same-sex marriage.
John A. Buswell
Dec. 13, 1927 - Oct. 26, 2013
INDIANAPOLIS â€” John A. Buswell, 85, of Indianapolis, passed away Oct. 26, 2013. He was born Dec. 13, 1927 in Culver to the late Samuel Herbert and Lillie Mae Seese Buswell.
John served his country in the U.S. Navy during WW II. During the Korean War, he was with the MCB6 Battalion. He was employed at Indiana Bell, retiring in 1986 and was a member of the Pioneers of America.
Robert R. Wolfinger
Oct. 27, 1921 - Oct. 26, 2013
BURR OAK, Mich. â€”Â Robert R. (Bob) Wolfinger, age 91, passed away Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 at his home. Bob was born in Constantine, Mich. on Oct. 27, 1921, a son of Samson and Amanda (Smith) Wolfinger. Bob attended school in Constantine, Mich. and served in the U.S. Army during WW II serving in the European Campaign in Africa, Sicily and Italy. On July 19, 1947 Bob married Evelyn L. Sawyer in Syracuse. She preceded him in death Feb. 22, 1993. On April 4, 2009 he married Josephine (Mull) Stevens in Sturgis, Mich.
Evelyn Lucille Hamell
Jan. 19, 1922 - Oct. 27, 2013
WINONA LAKE â€”Â Evelyn Lucille Hamell, age 91, of Winona Lake and formerly of Syracuse passed away at 11:10 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013 at Grace Village Health Care of Winona Lake.
She was a resident of Kosciusko County for the past 46 years where she was a homemaker and attended Christâ€™s Covenant Church of Warsaw. Evelyn worked for a number of years as a cook and housekeeper for Eli Lilly in Syracuse.Â Â Â