July 26th, 2012
Lodella M. Leininger
Oct. 22, 1918-July 24, 2012
WAKARUSA âÂ Lodella M. Leininger, 93, Wakarusa, formerly of Mishawaka, Tyner and Zephyrhills, Fla. where she wintered for the last 30 years, died Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at Millerâs Merry Manor. She was born Oct. 22, 1918 in Mishawaka to Charles and Hannah (Cramer) Powell. She married Adolph P. Leininger May 23, 1941.
Merrill Dale Pippen
July 25, 2012
NAPPANEE âÂ Merrill Dale âGutchâ Pippen, 84, of Nappanee, died from natural causes at his residence Wednesday, July 25, at 9:45 a.m.
He is survived by his wife, Billie Jean; son, Rex Pippen of Middlebury; daughter, Sherry (Dennis) Martin, of Nappanee; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; and brother, Bud âEldonâ (Kathy) Pippen, of California.
Jacqueline Snyder Davisson
July 22, 2012
LIBERTY âÂ Jacqueline Snyder Davisson, 76, of Liberty, formerly of Argos and Plymouth, died Sunday evening, July 22, 2012.
She is survived by her husband, John W. Davisson; sons, Myron Stephen (Bridget) Davisson of Liberty, Dr. Mark (Dr. Becky) Davisson of New Castle, Major Philip (Major Sheila) Davisson of Winnepeck Mantiba, Canada; daughters, Angela Kay (John) Ballinger of Liberty, Rebecca Hillyer of Fountain City; many grandchildren; two sisters, Barbara (Jerry) Holem of Plymouth, and Donna (Gary) Stanford of Hammond.
Lila P. Howard
July 26, 1943 â July 2, 2012
CULVER âÂ Lila P. Howard, 68, of Culver passed away Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 1:55 p.m. in the Kindred Hospital of Northern Indiana, Mishawaka.
PLYMOUTH âÂ Steven Boyer will start the 2012-13 school year as Assistant Principal of Riverside Intermediate School in Plymouth.
Boyer joined the Plymouth Schools in 2006 as a Language Arts teacher at Lincoln Junior High. His appointment was approved unanimously by the Plymouth School board Tuesday by a vote of 4-0. Board member Todd Samuelson was absent from the meeting.
Boyer replaces Jeni Hirschy who accepted the position as Principal of Riverside Intermediate earlier this month.
CULVER â The Maxinkuckee Players will be presenting their latest show, âCrazy for Youâ this Friday at Culver Community High School. First-time director Lenore Jones said that this year, audiences can expect a high energy production full of dancing, humor, and romance.
Not only is the Evil Czech Brewery aimed at anything but a literal interpretation of its unusual name, once customers get a look at the elaborate micro-brewing operation just installed at the former Marmont Grille at Main and Davis Streets, they're likely to agree the brewery is facilitating something momentous in Culver.
Dylan Powell makes a snag over Jeremy Drudge in Flora, Ind. as the Ypder's 12U team was defeated in the final game of the Town & Country State final by host Flora.
PLYMOUTH â The Plymouth swim team is in need of a new pool since Plymouth High School's pool was closed earlier this year due to age and disrepair. Leanne Senter, PHS swim coach, is working with the Plymouth Aquatics Club to organize fundraisers for a new community pool. The first of these fundraisers, a "Splash Bash," will be held August 4 at the Plymouth Public Pool and the Young Amphitheater in Centennial Park. The day-long event kicks off at 9 a.m. with a kid's swim meet, open to any interested child.
PLYMOUTH â When it comes to fun with kids, "free" is a word that every parent can appreciate. This Saturday, the Plymouth Park Department and Coca-Cola are putting on a free family fun day at Young Amphitheater in Centennial Park. The day begins at 10 a.m. with balloon artist Art Heminger, a bounce house, face painting, cornhole, and more.
"It's a good, inexpensive way to spend time with family and have some fun," said Plymouth Park Department recreation director Scott Michel.