February 14th, 2012
Caleb and Angi Polando, of Plymouth, married 10 years
PLYMOUTH â Before dating websites like Match.com and Eharmony became popular, meeting people online was free â and that's how Caleb and Angi Polando met.
"It started with me and my friends trying to see how many girls we could meet (online)," said Caleb. "Angi was the one I talked to most."
To read the rest of Caleb and Angi's story, see the Feb. 14 edition of the Pilot News.
Bob and Shelley Heiden, of Plymouth, married 35 years
PLYMOUTH â Fernbaugh's Diamonds and Fine Jewelry, in Plymouth, held a "Cutest Couple" contest for Valentine's Day this year. Couples were given the opportunity to post their photos on Fernbaugh's Facebook page and try to get the most "likes" from their friends and family members.
Martha B. âBerniceâ Litton
Feb. 12, 2012
KENTON, Ohio âÂ Martha B. âBerniceâ Litton, 93, of Kenton, Ohio, formerly of Argos, died at 11 a.m., Feb. 12, at Hardin Memorial Hospital, in Kenton, Ohio.
She is survived by one daughter, Sharon (Gene) Good of Kenton, Ohio; two sons, David (Phyllis) Shivers of Argos and Mike (Judy) Shivers of Findlay, Ohio; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and numerous stepgrand and great-grandchildren.
Clyde M. Leary
March 8, 1930-Feb. 11, 2012
PLYMOUTH âÂ Clyde M. Leary, 81, a resident of Plymouth, passed away at 6:45 p.m. Saturday evening, Feb. 11, 2012 in the Millerâs Merry Manor, Plymouth.
Clyde was born the son of Mose and Mildred (Barry) Leary March 8, 1930 in Rockford, Ill.Â
Aug. 31, 1920-Feb. 11, 2012
PLYMOUTH âÂ Margaret R. Miller, 91,Â of 805 Baker St., #50, Plymouth, passed away Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at 9:14 a.m., at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
Culver Elementary School's Soup for the Soul will return for a fourth helping March 14, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the school cafeteria, which is good news not only for hungry diners in the community and the students who will serve them, but the charities benefiting from the popular event as well.
The Plymouth High School girls basketball coaching staff during a break in the action of the Lady Pilgrims' New Prairie Sectional game with South Bend St. Joseph's last week.
In an unusual turn of events, The Indians pulled the ball out midway through the third quarter, and the clock wound down for more than three and a half minutes.
PLYMOUTH â The Plymouth-based MARCO Bass Masters recently recognized the accomplishments of the 2011 members at the annual awards banquet held at the Brass Rail Bar and Grill.
Plymouth resident Rick Hite claimed his third straight Angler of the Year award after dominating the 2011 season by accumulating 55.61 points with three victories, two seconds and three thirds in eight events.
Shawn Mark of Bourbon was the runner up with 42.71 points. He had two wins and a second place. Brian McNeal of Fort Wayne had 40.86 points to finish third with one win, a second and a third.
The Triton freshman boys basketball team won the Northern State Conference Tournament Feb. 4, beating New Prairie, Bremen and Jimtown at the tourney.
From left to right the champs are front: Landon Kauffman, Kevin Heckaman, Cordale Keyser, Chandler Leacham, Dustin Vuitonett; back: Assistant Coach Matt Landis, Manager Adrian Chupp, Reid Mosson, Austin Sellers, Justin Martin,Â Spencer Glingle, Derek Johnston, Blake Johnson, Coach Steve Duff.
PLYMOUTH â Andrew McNeal, 29, of Plymouth was crossing the median of U.S. 31 at the intersection of 2C Road around 1 p.m. Monday when he pulled into the path of a semi truck heading south on 31. The driver of the semi, Bozo Tazan, 51, of South Bend, was unable to stop and struck McNeal's minivan, causing the van to spin off the road. McNeal did not have a seatbelt on, and he was thrown from the vehicle. McNeal's passenger, 6-month-old Reese McNeal, was transported by ambulance to Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center in Plymouth. Injuries to the infant are unknown.