February 16th, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Nearly half of Indiana's college students qualify for financial aid, making student odds about 50/50 that they'll get some help to pay the bills.Â At College Goal Sunday, students will receive free help from financial aid experts in completing and filing the FAFSA. Area High School Seniors and their parents are encouraged to take advantage of this College Goal Sunday, Feb. 20, at 2 p.m. at Plymouth High School.
CULVER â€” Jermaine Myers surpassed the 1,000-point mark, and he gave his team a big lift along the way.
Myers scored 24 points on red-hot shooting while dishing out six assists off the dribble and racking up a team-high six rebounds, and the 6-1 Culver Military Academy junior from Ontario, Canada moved to 1,016 career points as the Eagles claimed a 46-36 victory over Plymouth at home Tuesday.
BOURBON â€“ Triton boys basketball head coach Jason Groves needed just three words to describe his teamâ€™s win over Rochester Tuesday: ugly, ugly, ugly.
The numbers certainly bear him out.
Despite a possession-oriented tempo the two squads combined to commit 38 turnovers â€” many of the unforced variety â€” and both missed critical fourth-quarter free tosses and struggled on the defensive glass.
Zoe Bauer and Trent Elliott both tallied double figures with 19 and 12 points, respectively, and Culver beat Winamac 55-45 on the road Tuesday.
Jordan Morning led Winamac with 14 points, while Bryan McKinney added 13.
The Cavaliers improve to 12-6 while Winamac slips to 8-7.
â€˘ CULVER 55, WINAMAC 45
Score by quarters
Culver: 12 26 41 55
Winamac: 6 17 25 45
PLYMOUTH â€” The Ancilla College athletic department and the Ounce of Prevention Foundation collected $2,125 to support breast cancer awareness through the efforts of their highly successful Chargers for Change event on Saturday.
Held at the LifePlex in conjunction with the menâ€™s and womenâ€™s basketball games, all proceeds were used to benefit the Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center in Plymouth.Â A collection at Bremen High School was also held to help raise funds.
PLYMOUTH â€” Another local man has thrown his hat in the ring in the race to be Plymouthâ€™s next Mayor.
Plymouth businessman Jim Vinall filed the paperwork with the Marshall County Clerkâ€™s office to make himself a candidate in the upcoming primary election for the top office in Plymouth city politics. He joins fellow businessman Tony Gamble and current Mayor Mark Senter as those who have announced their intention to seek the office. Vinall has filed on the Democrat ticket
James Luzern Custer
Feb. 3, 2011
DAYTON, Ohio â€” James Luzern Custer, 88, of Washington Township, Dayton, Ohio, died Thursday Feb. 3, 2011.
He is survived by his wife Patricia; daughters Deborah Lakins and Cathrine (Don) Morter; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation took place from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 7 at Southminster Presbyterian Church, 7011 Far Hills Ave.
Entombment followed at Woodland Mausoleum.
Memorial donations may be made Alzheimerâ€™s Foundation of Hospice of Dayton.
Dec. 1, 1953 â€”Â Feb. 12, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Michael L. Schwartz, 57, of Carriage Drive, Plymouth, passed away Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011, at his home, with his loving family by his side.
Mike was born Dec. 1, 1953, in Bluffton, Ind. to Lorin and Dorothy (Foust) Schwartz. He was their only child. Mike married Donna Heinrich Dec. 17, 1977, in Noblesville, Ind. Mike and Donna met while they were both teaching at Culver Community High School.
Kurt Vonnegut and his family have always been interesting, even fascinating, to members of the Culver and Lake Maxinkuckee communities. The Culver Antiquarian Society interviewed a group of relatives and friends of the Vonneguts and thoroughly researched the family. They placed materials on the library site that have been called by Vonnegut researchers the best collection of Vonnegut family records in the state.
CULVER â€” The sixth-ranked Lady Cavaliers found themselves in familiar territory Saturday.
Locked in a defensive battle with Winamac in the Class 2A North Newton Sectional championship, the Warriorsâ€™ zone had contained twin towers Gwen Zehner and Patrice McBee throughout the night, and the Cavs found themselves trailing by one point, 23-22. Most coaches would have been nervous, but not Culver head coach Tony Scheub.