July 3rd, 2012
Indian lore and two local authors will take center stage at the Antiquarian and Historical Society of Culver's annual meeting Saturday, July 7, starting at 10 a.m., in the large meeting room of the Culver Public Library.
MARSHALL CO. ‚ÄĒ An excessive heat warning is in effect from noon today until 8 p.m. Saturday, July 7 for Marshall County. Temps will be in the 90s.
Temperatures will be in the middle to upper 90's and highs of 100 are possible for Thursday and Friday. The heat index will peak around 100 degrees each afternoon and even as high as 105 to 110 Thursday and Friday.
Take extra precaution if you must be outside.
MARSHALL CO. ‚ÄĒ The county-wide burn ban first put in place nearly a month ago and revised to specifically prohibit fireworks last week will remain in effect for Independence Day festivities this Wednesday, said Marshall County commissioners Monday morning in their regularly scheduled meeting.
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Just a month ago, 15-year-old Hope Banghart, a Plymouth High School student, was going about her daily life without any problems. When Hope started complaining to her mother, Debbie Banghart, of feeling light headed and signs of fatigue, her mother figured the teen was just feeling under the weather because of the summer heat. Unfortunately, Hope‚Äôs symptoms kept getting worse.
John Glenn‚Äôs Anna Schmeltz shot a 47 to beat out Plymouth‚Äôs Morgan Oberley by seven strokes and win the girls 12-14 flight during a Marshall County Junior Tour event at Round Barn, moving into a tie for first with Oberley in the season standings. Katie McDonald of Plymouth shot a 57 for third in the flight.
Mary Lou Mullins
June 30, 2012
Dec. 27, 1995-June 28, 2012
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Vincent ‚ÄúCody‚ÄĚ Poczik, 16, of Plymouth, passed away at 8:54 p.m., Thursday, June 28, 2012. He was a member of the Plymouth High School class of 2014.
Cody was born in South Bend Dec. 27, 1995 and is the son of Vincent W. and Lisa J. (Naylor) Poczik of Plymouth. He is also survived by two sisters and a brother; Lacy J., Carly E. and Donny C.; his Gram, Jayne E. Aker and his Little PawPaw, Kent T. Naylor both of Plymouth and his Big PawPaw and Nana, Vincent W. and Debra A. Poczik of South Bend.
In honor of the community-wide observation of the Woodcraft Camp‚Äôs centennial this summer, the Crisp Visual Arts Center, located on the campus of Culver Academies, is opening to the public a special exhibition of Native American-related artworks from the Culver collection.
ARGOS ‚ÄĒ ‚ÄúA World of Possibilities‚ÄĚ was presented to the audience Saturday evening as the 2012 Marshall County Blueberry Festival opened its events with the Miss Blueberry Scholarship Pageant. Held at the Argos High School auditorium at 7 p.m., it was a well-planned event with little time wasted.
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ¬†Since October 2011, a small group of tutors and students have been working toward increasing literacy at the Plymouth Public Library. The library hosts a one-on-one tutoring program, where volunteer tutors meet with their students according to each person's individual needs. The program is growing, said coordinator and librarian Debbie Beck, as adults realize that they need added reading and writing skills in order to get better jobs.