May 25th, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth High Schoolâ€™s Brittany Himes has signed on with Ancilla Womenâ€™s Basketball for the 2012-13 season.
â€śBrittany is a good pick up for us,â€ť said Ancilla head coach Stephanie Beason. â€śSheâ€™s a very heady player and does a lot of the little things on the court. Sheâ€™s also a good role model in the community.â€ť
Himes scored 31 points in her senior season with the Lady Pilgrims and works at the Boys and Girls Club of Plymouth in her spare time.
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth senior golfer Mandy McPherron recently signed on to play golf at Trine University. Trine is an NCAA Division III competitor located in Angola. The Thunder wrapped up the fall season with a sixth place finish in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association standings. Trine played host to the NCAA DIII National Womenâ€™s Golf National Championships May 8-11, the first time the school had ever hosted an NCAA national championship event.
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PLYMOUTH â€”Â Lisa Milam, former quality control manager of Stone Creek Homes, said Friday afternoon that she received a call that payroll is being run for the currently-closed Plymouth facility. She said Stone Creek Homes' employees should all be paid by Tuesday.
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PLYMOUTH â€” Stone Creek Homes shut down unexpectedly yesterday morning, laying off all employees in both their Plymouth and Nebraska plants.
The Stone Creek Homes Nebraska branch's quality control manager, Tracey Shippley, said that employees were called into a meeting with CFO Alan Donohue yesterday morning where they were abruptly told that the plant would be closing.
"(Donohue) just said, we are closing the plant, we don't have the funds â€” the money is gone and we don't have money to make payroll," said Shippley Friday.
May 24, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Karl Olson, 92, of Plymouth, died at 8:10 a.m.Thursday in the Bremen Healthcare Center.
Visitation will be held at the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 29. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the St. Michael Catholic Church, Plymouth.
A complete obituary will be printed in the Saturday edition of the Pilot News.
Jenny M. Reid
May 24, 2012
CULVER â€” Jenny Margot Reid, 64, of Culver, died at 12:45 a.m. Thursday in the Hospice House of St. Joseph County.
PLYMOUTH â€” It was about 10:30 Thursday morning when all employees at Stone Creek Homes in Plymouth were gathered by the human resource manager and the general manager for a plant meeting.
Employees were told that they were all being laid off, and that they should gather their personal belongings and leave.
"They said Dave (Ferguson, Stone Creek CEO) was not in today and they weren't sure what was going on," said former Stone Creek Quality Control manager Lisa Milam Friday.
PLYMOUTH â€” Heart and Hands, a non-profit organization with offices in Plymouth and Bremen, announced Friday that they will close for good. Director Rebecca Griffy stated that there were several indicators that the time had come to dissolve the agency.
â€śStudent enrollment has steadily dropped over the last four years, due in part to (the organization) having educated over 2,000 people in Marshall County," said Griffy. "These past students are now helping others.â€ť
John Glenn baseball players watch a game between Culver Military Academy and St. Joseph's prior to their game with Plymouth at Sectional 19 at Bill Nixon Field.
MARSHALL CO. â€”Â Inmates at the Marshall County Jail are able to receive letters in envelopes again, after two sued the jail over a â€śpostcard policyâ€ť in April.
PLYMOUTH â€” West Jefferson Street between Center and Walnut Streets will be closed from approximately 9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 28. The brief closure will occur during the annual Plymouth Memorial Day Ceremony, which takes place on the south lawn of the Marshall County Courthouse square.