July 3rd, 2012
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.
EUGENE, Ore. ‚Äď Now, all Morgan Uceny has to do is win an Olympic Gold Medal.
Don‚Äôt laugh. It‚Äôs a distinct possibility.
The 2003 Plymouth High School grad dominated a loaded field and earned a trip to the London Olympics by winning the women‚Äôs 1,500-meter run Sunday at the U.S. Olympic Trials.
Before a nationwide television audience, Uceny bided her time for three laps, then surged to victory with a determined homestretch sprint down the famed track at the University of Oregon.
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ¬†Plymouth Post 27 bounced back after a tough loss on Thursday with two convincing wins in a doubleheader against Mishawaka Post 161 at Bill Nixon Field on Saturday.
The Diamond Spyders rode two good pitching performances and capitalized on some hits and Post 161 errors to secure the victories.
PLYMOUTH 13, MISHAWAKA 0
Clayton Adamson took the mound in game one for Plymouth and was on top of his game.¬†He threw a complete game shutout, allowing only two Mishawaka hits in five innings of work on the hill.¬†He walked one and struck out four hitters for the victory.