May 8th, 2012
BREMEN â€“ A $6 million grant will be distributed among the best teachers at 28 school corporations across the state of Indiana â€“ including those at Bremen Public Schools.
Recipients of Indianaâ€™s $6 million â€śExcellence in Performance for Teachersâ€ť grant were announced by April 19 during a Statehouse ceremony.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Local gardeners and do-it-yourself landscapers, rejoice. A large amount of dirt leftover from the Pioneer Road expansion and currently piled on the Marshall County Jail property is now available for county residents to pick up.
County commissioners decided Monday that they would allow residents to haul away â€śa reasonable amount of dirtâ€ť in their personal vehicles during designated times in May. These times are Wednesday, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Robert W. Young
May 6, 2012
BREMEN â€”Â Robert W. Young, 86, of Bremen died Sunday, May 6, 2012 at his home.
Survivors include two sons, Larry L. (Evelyn) Young of Nappanee and Rodney H.H. Young of Bremen; three daughters, Cheryl D. (Greg) Long of Angola, Susan K. (Tim) Michael of Ft. Wayne and Debra J. VanNess of Warsaw; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Ronald (Donna) Young of Plymouth; and one daughter-in-law, Maria Yoder of Topeka.
May 5, 2012
HAMLET â€”Â Kathryn Hensler, 99, died Saturday, May 5, 2012 in Catherine Kasper Home, Donaldson.Â
Survivors include: her children, Susan Hensler of Roscommon, Mich., John Hensler of Hamlet, Carol Emig of Evansville and Martha Trenkner of Ft. Wayne; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Private funeral services will be held at a later date. A graveside service will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at Beaver Creek Township Cemetery, Crawford County, Mich.
Marie Kline Carr
Dec. 18, 1918-May 3, 2012
SHADY SHORES, Texas â€”Â Marie Kline Carr, 93, passed away peacefully at home Thursday, May 3, 2012. She resided in Shady Shores, Texas with her daughter and son-in-law, Janet and Steve Miller.
Dorothy Marie Thomas
Feb. 5, 1925-May 4, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€” Dorothy Marie Thomas, 87, of Plymouth passed away Friday, May 4, 2012 in Danville. She was born Feb. 5, 1925 in Plymouth, the daughter of Alton and Rose (Halt) Carothers.
Dorothy graduated from LaPaz High School with the class of 1942. She lived nearly all of her life in the Plymouth area with the exception of the past four years, when she and Robert lived in the Danville area with their daughter Patricia.
She was a member of the Helpful Hour Friendship Club.
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth High School will give Hoosier citizens a venue in which they can make their voices heard in the single-class/ multiclass state basketball tournament debate as the school hosts a town meeting tonight at 7 p.m. in the PHS auditorium.
The town meeting is the eighth in a series of 11 organized by State Senator Mike Delph (R-Carmel) and Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) Commissioner Bobby Cox, who will be in attendance along with Todd Samuelson and Ron Sissel, members of Plymouthâ€™s 1982 state champion basketball team.
Plymouth falls at Warsaw
Plymouth broke through with a run in the top of the sixth, but it was too little, too late as the Pilgrims suffered a 3-1 Northern Lakes Conference loss on the road in Warsaw Monday.
Chase Peters took the loss on the mound for Plymouth as the Tigers scratched out three runs in the bottom of the fifth. The senior starter gave up only three hits in the defeat. He also doubled for Plymouth at the game as the Pilgrims out-hit Warsaw 7-3.
Austin Moore homered and Austin Franzen got the save for Warsaw.
â€˘ WARSAW 3, PLYMOUTH 1
PLYMOUTH â€” Cayla Hulse, 19, of Plymouth, and Dustin Cobb, 20, of Plymouth were traveling together westbound on 6th Road Saturday evening while involved in a verbal argument. After their vehicle passed Pear Road, Cobb grabbed the steering wheel and turned it to the right, causing Hulse to lose control of her vehicle and collide head on with a utility pole, snapping the pole at the base. Hulse was transported to St. Joseph Regional Medical Center emergency room with neck and chest pain. Cobb received minor lacerations to his face from the airbag deployment but refused transport.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Marshall County Sheriff's Department investigated a break-in Monday that occurred over the weekend at Northern Equipment. Both of the buildings had been entered over the weekend, and several doors were damaged where there had been forced entry. It is unknown if anything was taken. Anyone with information about the incident should contact Nicholas Laffoon at the Marshall County Sheriff's Department, 574-936-3187.