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June 18th, 2012

Death notices 6-18-12

June 18, 2012

Rickie L. Bice
June 14, 2012
GRANGER — Rickie L. Bice, 64, of Granger, died at his residence Thursday, June 14, 2012. Arrangements are pending at Chapel Hill Funeral Home, Osceola.

David Allen
June 14, 2012
MORRIS, Ill. — David Allen, 73, of Morris, Ill., died Thursday, June 14, 2012. Arrangements are pending at Mishler Funeral Home, Bremen.

Judith E. Lewis
June 15, 2012
MONTEREY — Judith E. “Judy” Lewis, 67, of Monterey died June 15, 2012 at 2:18 p.m. at her residence.

Dennis W. Stillson

June 18, 2012

Dennis W. Stillson
April 13, 1924-June 8, 2012
BREMEN — Dennis W. Stillson, 88, of Bremen, passed away Friday, June 8, 2012 at home. He was born April 13, 1924 to Harold and Della (Sears) Stillson in Bremen.

Stewart, Sprints on Dirt rained out at Plymouth Speedway

June 18, 2012

PLYMOUTH — NASCAR champ Tony Stewart arrived for a much-anticipated Sprints On Dirt race Saturday at Plymouth Speedway — just in time to watch showers move in and postpone the event.
Stewart, who flew in to the Plymouth Airport after a mandatory practice at Michigan International Speedway was called for 6 p.m. in Brooklyn, Mich., was as disappointed as his fans in the nearly sold-out crowd that Mother Nature was not cooperating with the track’s planned events.

Yeo, Indiana Junior All-Stars top Kentucky

June 18, 2012

INDIANAPOLIS — Triton’s Clay Yeo scored 12 points as one of six Indiana Junior All-Stars in double figures as the Hoosiers beat Kentucky 126-103 at Heritage Christian School Friday night.
Also from the area, Penn’s Leo Svete finished with 10 points in the win as both Indiana’s boys and girls junior teams topped their Kentucky counterparts.
The Hoosier boys converted 13 3-pointers and made 19-of-22 free throws in the comfortable decision.
Kentucky took an early lead, but Indiana rebounded to seize a 63-57 advantage at intermission of the game with two 20-minute halves.

Results 6-18

June 18, 2012

Post 27 finishes 3rd at Terre Haute tourney
Plymouth Post 27 dimed Bristol Post 243 in five innings, 17-3 Sunday after splitting a doubleheader with Lafayette Post 11 and Evansville Post 265 to finish third at the Terre Haute Amercian Legion Tournament.
Post 27 took advantage of 11 walks and five errors and collected 10 hits en route to the victory Sunday.

June 16th

Canoe-kayak ‘poker run’ to debut at Culver Lake Fest

June 16, 2012

Lake Maxinkuckee Environmental Council executive director Kathy Clark had an idea running through her mind for several years. While she enjoyed all the great events of Lake Fest weekend, something directly involving the lake seemed to be missing.

This year, with the help of environmental council members and Lake Maxinkuckee Association executive director Jane Grund, that idea has morphed into the first ever Canoe, Kayak & SUP Poker Run on Lake Maxinkuckee, to be held Friday, July 20 from 5 pm to 8 p.m.

June 15th

Duncan steps up as new Lady Pilgrims head coach

June 15, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth girls basketball may have a new head coach next season, but the man now serving at the helm of the program is hardly a new face.
PHS made it official Friday as it announced that longtime Lady Pilgrims assistant coach Dave Duncan would take over for 20-year skipper Dave Cox beginning in the 2012-13 season.

Four Trojans selected for Indiana Elite All-Star baseball games

June 15, 2012

BOURBON — Four Triton baseball players have been selected to play in the Indiana Elite All-Star games Saturday, June 23 at Decatur Central High School in Indianapolis. 
Trojans Bryson Mosier and Pete Kauffman will play in the Class A junior game scheduled for 10 a.m. EDT, while Zak Shively and Marc Lindsey will compete in the 1A seniors game slated for 12:30 p.m. EDT at the event, which is broken down according to class and school year and is in its second year.

Calhoun named new LaVille head boys soccer coach

June 15, 2012

LAKEVILLE — A recent Argos alum will take the reins of LaVille’s boys soccer program, the school announced Friday.
LaVille High School announced the hiring of Adam Calhoun, a 2009 graduate of Argos High School, as new head boys soccer coach.
Calhoun played four years varsity soccer at Argos as a midfielder and defender. He also played goalie at Ancilla College, where he served as team captain and on the Ancilla College Athletic Committee. He holds three goal-keeping records at Ancilla — shutouts in a season, goals against average and shutouts in a career.

Culver author celebrates kids & summer fun with ‘Ice Cream Hotel

June 15, 2012

For Jack Johnston, the idea was so simple it should have already been taken: kids love ice cream and they love to stay in hotels. So the Culver resident’s new children’s book, “Ice Cream Hotel,” created a match made in kid heaven.

Actually, the idea itself started with a kid: Johnston’s Culver Elementary School niece, Sarah Luttrell, had created an “ice cream hotel” drawing for art class, and Johnston was immediately struck by the idea. So, though he’d never had aspirations to pen a picture book, he went home and in two hours had the story on paper.

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