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June 11th, 2014

Board of Zoning Appeals approves set back variances

June 11, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Two local property owners received the OK to add on or build on their property now that the county Board of Zoning Appeals approved the requested variances Tuesday.

The property owners have to comply with board requests, such as removing a fence and placing a proposed garage in line with the neighbors', but can go ahead with plans.

Details on this story are available in the June 11 edition of the Pilot News.

K9 Arras receives vest

June 11, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — A national grant will allow one of Marshall County's finest to be protected on the job.

K-9 Arras received a bullet proof vest as part of a national initiative.

Story and photos in tomorrow's Pilot News.

June 10th

Ralph C. Lamborn

June 10, 2014

Ralph C. Lamborn
Nov. 21, 1924 – June 8, 2014
PLYMOUTH — Ralph Conroy Lamborn, 89, of 6A Road, passed away in his home following an extended illness on Sunday afternoon, June 8, 2014 at 4:06 p.m. surrounded by family.
Born in Plymouth on the Hugh Quivey farm and grew up where the current Burger King stands. Ralph was born Nov. 21, 1924 to Robert Clifford and Gertrude A. (Wisely) Lamborn. As a child he attended Brightside School and then graduated from Plymouth Lincoln High School with the class of 1942.

Plymouth Public Library pet parade Wednesday

June 10, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Show off your pet at the Plymouth Public Library pet parade at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 12. If you do not have a live pet, bring a stuffed animal. Keep your pet on a leash or in a container. Meet on the sidewalk in front of the library on Washington Street. Rain date will be Thursday, June 13, at 11 a.m.

Chavez woman's death ruled homicide

June 10, 2014

KNOX — Starke County Coroner, Kris Rannells has released the preliminary autopsy results for Kimberly S. Chavez, 50, of Portage, who was found dead at the Knox home of her estranged husband Gary Chavez last Friday afternoon.
Rannells said findings revealed that Kimberly died as the result of multiple blunt force trauma. Her death has been ruled a homicide.
Gary Chavez is still listed in critical condition at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn, Ill.

Argos adds taxes and rezones areas

June 10, 2014

ARGOS — Home owners in Argos can expect to pay a little more on their tax bill. The Argos Town Council passed an ordinance establishing the Cumulative Capital Development (CCD) Fund. The lack of the CCD in 2013 cost the town $18,000.
Ordinance 2014-7 was also passed during the meeting. The ordinance deals with the newly acquired industrial development property being rezoned. It was Agriculture and the ordinance passed making it zoned Heavy Industrial.
In today's Pilot News you can read about the entire Argos Town Council meeting.

Budget time is near

June 10, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — During the regular County Council meeting Monday morning the 2015 budget discussions began. Representatives from the Highway Department, Sheriff's Department, Home Detention, County Surveyor and the Plan Commission explained some of their requests. County Auditor Penny Lukenbill had requested that any department planning an additional budget expense in excess of $10,000 give the council a preview before turning in budgets in July.
The entire article can be read in today's Pilot News.

Lacher, Schuman save best for last at state track meet

June 10, 2014

BLOOMINGTON — Sam Lacher saved his best for last. So did Hunter Schuman.
Isn’t that the idea?
When you finally run your best race, or make your best throw, there’s no place better to do it than the IHSAA boys state track finals.
Bremen’s Lacher broke the 49-second barrier in the 400-meter dash for the first time in his life. As a result, he claimed state runnerup honors Saturday at the Indiana University track in Bloomington.

June 9th

Patricia E. Schmidt

June 9, 2014

Patricia E. Schmidt
March 23, 1943 – June 8, 2014
PLYMOUTH — Patricia Elaine (Meehan) Schmidt, 71, of Plymouth, passed away Sunday, June 8, 2014 at Memorial Hospital in South Bend after a courageous battle with cancer. “Pat” Schmidt was born March 23, 1943 in New Rochelle, N.Y., and was the daughter of Harry L. and Elaine L. (Hibler) Meehan. She graduated from Noblesville High School in 1961 and attended Purdue University where she met her future husband. She was married to Harold J. Schmidt on Jan. 30, 1965 in Carmel.

Jack Monteleone

June 9, 2014

Jack Monteleone
Jan. 21, 1938 – June 6, 2014
PLYMOUTH — Jack Monteleone, 76, formerly of Beachwood Drive in Plymouth, passed away at 11:40 p.m. on Friday, June 6, 2014 in the Catherine Kasper Life Center, Donaldson.
Born in Brooksville, N.Y. on Jan. 21, 1938, Jack was the son of Joseph and Ann (Bryzowski) Monteleone. He graduated from Pleasantville High School in New York with the class of 1956. Right after college, he enlisted in to the U.S. Air Force in June as an airplane mechanic. Jack was honorably discharged from the Air Force on June 26, 1960.

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