November 18th, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” After leading throughout its first two games of the season, Triton head coach Adam Heckaman was anxious to see how his young group would respond when down.
After falling behind 21-8 in the opening 12 and a half minutes at Plymouth, respond the Trojans did, going on a 15-0 second quarter-ending run to go up 23-21 at the half. They stretched that lead to 32-26 in the third frame and held on for the narrow 39-37 victory over the host Lady Pilgrims at The Rock Thursday.
Theola I. Atkins
Nov. 13, 2011
SOUTH BEND â€”Â Theola I. Atkins, 93, of 16796 Colony Drive, South Bend died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011 at 10:24 p.m. at Sanctuary of Holy Cross in Mishawaka. Services are pending at Van Gilder Funeral Home.
Donna Belle Grossman
Nov. 15, 2011
ROCHESTER â€” Donna Belle Grossman, 84, of Rochester, died at 10:35 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011 at Memorial Hospital, South Bend.
Visitation services will be at 10 a.m. Nov. 21 in the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St. in Rochester.
Velva D. Grossman
Nov. 15, 2011
WALKERTON â€”Â Velva D. Grossman, 77, died Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011 in Golden Living Center-Fountainview Terrace, LaPorte.
Survivors include one son, Richard (Val) Grossman of Walkerton; two grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; her twin, Jewel Dishman and sisters, Barbara Potter and Marie Scaia.
Fredrick Alan Peterson
Jan. 19, 1944-Nov. 15, 2011
WALKERTON â€”Â Fred A. Peterson, 67, of Walkerton passed away Tuesday evening, Nov. 15, 2011. Fred was born Jan. 19, 1944 to Charles and Frances (Berg) Peterson in LaPorte.
Mr. Peterson was a lifelong Walkerton resident. He was a United States Navy veteran and aÂ member of the American Legion Post #189. Mr. Peterson was formerly employed as a machinist at Slicers in LaPorte.
Ronald E. Natalie
July 2, 1936-Nov. 13, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” Ryan Ripley, Marshall County Democratic Party chairman, announced Friday that he will be resigning effective Dec. 1.
"I have enjoyed the past two years working with the Marshall County Democratic Party and wish future party leaders and candidates all the best with their upcoming efforts and campaigns," said Ripley.
He and his family will be moving to Fort Wayne in order to pursue new career opportunities.
BREMEN â€” Thirteen down, one to go.
Undefeated No. 4 Bremen (13-0) faces its toughest challenge yet as the Lions travel to Fort Wayne to take on two-time defending state champion and No. 1-rated Bishop Luers (11-1) in the Class 2A Northern Semistate Friday at 7:30 p.m. The winner will receive a berth at the state finals Nov. 25 against the winner of Saturdayâ€™s Southern Semistate between Guerin Catholic and Evansville Mater Dei.
PLYMOUTH â€” Former Plymouth players and current PHS coaches Kyle Benge and Geoff Scheetz were among those recently inducted into the Huntington University Basketball Hall of Fame.
Benge and Scheetz joined the rest of the 2006 Huntington menâ€™s basketball team as the only complete team to be inducted into the Hall of Fame in the schoolâ€™s history on Saturday.
Discussion among members of Culver's town council regarding last week's local election results ranged from praise for departing fellow members and Culver's clerk treasurer, who will be replaced starting in January, to decrying the controversial approach taken to political campaigning here during recent weeks.
Early holiday shoppers, rejoice! This weekend is packed full of Christmas-themed shopping opportunities. See below for more information.
â€˘ The Lakeville United Methodist Church, 610 N. Michigan St., will be hosting a bazaar and bake sale from 2 to 7 p.m Thursday. Crafts, blankets, and Christmas items will be available. If you have any questions please call 574-784-8873.