Archive - 2013
Korben P. Husband
Feb. 27, 2013
KNOX âÂ Korben P. Husband, 8 weeks, died Feb. 27, 2013 in IU Health Starke Hospital, Knox. Survivors include his parents, Donald Husband and Alicia Singleton; one sister, Josephine Rowe; one brother, Johnny Rowe and grandparents, Nicholas and Kathleen Husband, both of Knox.
There will be no services or visitation. Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel is handling arrangements. To leave online condolences, go to rannellsfuneralhome.com.
Bradley D. Hollar
Feb. 27, 2013
March 17, 1927 - Feb. 27, 2013
PLYMOUTH â Frank Polletta, 85, peacefully entered eternal life at 6:10 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, in Millerâs Merry Manor Plymouth.
He was born at home in Steger, Ill., on March 17, 1927, the son of Frank and Asunta (Stella) Polletta.
He graduated from Bloom High School in Chicago Heights, Ill., and enlisted in the United States Navy, serving during WWII and was honorably discharged Aug. 2, 1946.
STATE POLICE, LOCAL AGENCIES GATHER TO DISCUSS, PLAN
According to presenters at an event last Thursday, chances are a mass shooter at a local school, business, or public place will already have departed, committed suicide, or been disarmed by a bystander before law enforcement agencies arrive at the scene -- in which case, civilians need to think ahead and plan, should the worst take place.
PLYMOUTH â Turnovers were the name of the game at Thursdayâs rescheduled round one Class 3A Sectional basketball games at Plymouth.
Culver Military surrendered too many during a second-quarter spurt by Marian en route to an eventual 64-39 loss to the Knights, and the No. 6-ranked Pilgrims capitalized on them in a 59-33 romp over Jimtown in the late game.
Plymouth takes on Mishawaka Marian in the late semifinal tonight at Plymouth following an earlier contest between John Glenn and St. Joseph at 6 p.m.
7th grade girls basketball
Lincoln 7th advances in NELMSC tourney
The Lincoln seventh grade girls basketball team advanced in the first round of the Northeast Lakes Middles School Conference Tournament, defeating Indian Springs 35-13.
Leading scorers for the Red Storm were Leena Tetzloff and Alli Andrews with six points apiece.
Lincoln plays Saturday at Indian Springs to finish out the tournament.
Menâs college basketball
Chargers close season with loss to Muskegon
Feb. 27, 2013
PLYMOUTH â Frank Polletta, 85, of Plymouth, died Wednesday morning in the Millerâs Merry Manor, Plymouth.
He is survived by his wife, Mildred E. (Laudanskis) Polletta; a daughter, Barbara (Greg) Fox; a daughter-in-law, Barbie Polletta; a sister-in-law, Alice Hite and numerous grand and great-grandchildren.
Gary L. Sickmiller
May 12, 1951 â Feb. 27, 2013
PLYMOUTH â Gary L. Sickmiller, 61, passed away at 3:02 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 in Plymouth.
Gary L. Sickmiller was born in Plymouth on May 12, 1951 to Lowell A. and Betty J. (Games) Sickmiller. He graduated from John Glenn High School in 1969.
On Feb. 11, 1973 in Plymouth, Gary married the former Kathy Schroll. Together they had three wonderful children, of whom he was very proud.
PLYMOUTH â This Saturday is the last day of business for Ely Lane, located at 110 W. Garro Street in downtown Plymouth.
Owner Erin Yeager has decided to close her shop, which features her handmade or restored furniture, gifts and accessories. Yeager also provided a space for other local crafters to sell their wares.
âThis is so I can be home with my family during the day,â said Yeager, who has two sons ages 7 and 3. âAlso I think this will give me more time during the day to go out and find furniture, instead of being stuck in the store all day.â
TOPEKA â Sure, getting off to a fast start is important, but once youâve got your opponent in the rearview, itâs equally important to keep your foot on the gas.
CULVER â Oregon-Davisâ boys basketball team ran into a buzzsaw called Michigan City Marquette Wednesday.
The Class A No. 8 Blazers hit at a 62-percent clip from the field, landing four players in double figures and distributing 27 assists in an 89-41 win over the Bobcats in Class A Sectional 51 action at Culver Communityâs John R. Nelson Gymnasium.
Marquette advances to a Friday semifinal against Westville, a 69-41 winner over South Central in the other first-round contest Wednesday. The host Cavs and No. 10 Triton tip off in the first semifinal Friday at 6:30 p.m.