May 8th, 2013
The Marshall County Coronerâ€™s Office and Marshall County Sherriffâ€™s Department are investigating the death of a Plymouth woman that occurred as a result of a traffic accident Tuesday afternoon before 4 p.m.
In a press release sent late Tuesday, by Marshall County Deputy Coroner Lisa Richards, Amber Gayheart, 23, of Plymouth, was pronounced dead at the scene of the single vehicle accident near the 11000 block of Lincolnway.
Gayheart was the only occupant of the car.
Richards and Deputy Coroner John Grolich are conducting the death investigation.
Helen Louise Wright
Jan. 31, 1918 - April 15, 2013
PEYTON, Colo. â€”Â Helen Louise Wright, 95, Peyton, Colo. formerly of Bourbon went to be with Dale at 11:30 p.m. April 15, 2013 at Life Care Center of Colorado Springs.
Helen was born Jan. 31, 1918, in Bourbon to Harvey and Pearl Parks Byrer. On May 12, 1935 she married Dale Edward Wright who preceded her in death Jan. 19, 2006. They had 71 years of marriage and organized the Golden Butterflies club in Golf Lakes Estates, where they spent their last 31 winters.
Harold Dimmitt Warner
Dec. 4, 1919 - May 4, 2013
ARGOS â€”Â Harold Dimmitt Warner, 93, of Warsaw, formerly of the Argos community died May 4, 2013 at 11:55 p.m. at Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw following a sudden illness.
He was born Dec. 4, 1919 in Escondido, Calif. to Vernon T. and Leila (Dimmitt) Warner.
He had lived with his daughter in Warsaw for the past eight months, but had spent his whole life in the Argos community.
On Feb. 29, 1939 in Argos, he married Velma Lucille Heims.
May 5, 2013
SPENCER â€”Â Norman Bennett, 90, of Spencer, formerly of Ora, died Sunday, May 5, 2013.
He is survived by his children, Terry Bennett of Spencer, Leon Bennett of Plymouth, Bradley Bennett of Pittsfield, Ill.; two brothers, Dean Bennett of Plymouth, Maurice Bennett of Lake Placid, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will take place Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 1 p.m. EDT at the Alexander Heinemann Cemetery, Ora.
M.C. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Henry J. â€˜Hankâ€™ Whelan
May 3, 2013
ARGOS â€“ Brave special education students from Marshall County entered the Dragonsâ€™ lair Friday as Argos High School hosted the first annual Dragon Olympics.
For five hours the eager athletes threw, kicked, ran, balanced, and pulled trying to win glory for their school. The real glory came, however, as they tested their mental and physical skills and stretched their capabilities to the fullest, spurred on by the cheers of their peers.
PLYMOUTH - The project to extend 7th Road in Marshall County continues.
In current plans 7th Road will become the major interchange for the city of Plymouth with the new U.S. 31 currently under construction.
That plan includes the linking of 7th Road eventually with Pine Road on the city's west side to create a single connection between new U.S. 31 and U.S. 30 just north of Plymouth.
PLYMOUTH - While it may not have been the complete ban that some were hoping for, on Monday the Marshall County Commissioners ruled on a revised ordinance regarding wind farms that had been tabled at a previous meeting.
PLYMOUTH â€” Two days after shaving 18 strokes off their front side score for a new nine hole season-low at Orchard Ridge, Plymouthâ€™s boys golf team pared off another four strokes Monday.
But Mishawaka Marianâ€™s Matt Rozyckâ€™s posted a field-best even-par 36, and the Pilgrimsâ€™ season-best 157 fell a stroke short of the Knights as Plymouth split with Marian and John Glenn in a three-way meet at the Silver Course at Indiana National.
While Rozyck carded a 36 in the second flight for Marian, teammate Michael Makris came in just a stroke behind him at 37.
WARSAW â€” A good weekend turned into a blue Monday for Plymouthâ€™s Pilgrims as they took the road to Warsaw to fall to the Tigers (9-7) by a 7-1 final in an NLC battle.
Splitting games in their annual weekend tourney with Ft. Wayne Wayne and Penn had Plymouth feeling good about heading into a long week of games, but Warsaw pitcher Jason Ferguson made that good feeling go away with a masterful performance on the mound for the Tigers.
Bremen outlasts Triton in 11
Sabrina Gilley drove in the game-winner in the bottom of the 11th, and Class 2A No. 6 Bremen survived Tritonâ€™s best in a 5-4 Northern State Conference marathon session in Bremen Monday night.
Gilley finished with two hits and three RBIs helping keep the Lady Lions unbeaten in conference play at 10-0.