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June 1st, 2012

Meth trash is growing problem is area waterways

June 1, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Last week members of the Indiana State Police Meth Suppression Section (MSS) and the Underwater Search Rescue/Recovery Team (USRT), joined forces to clear meth trash from the Yellow River in Marshall County.
The state police recently became aware of the problem after a local fisherman reported seeing several suspicious items floating in the Yellow River near Peach Road and 14th Road that he believed could be meth trash.

Marion C. Jolly

June 1, 2012

Marion C. Jolly
Jan. 5, 1931-May 30, 2012
PLYMOUTH — A Cook Lake resident since 1954, Marion C. Jolly, 81, passed away at 1:34 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2012 of a cancer related illness in Memorial Hospital, South Bend. As a Christian man he was a dedicated husband, supportive father, grandfather, helpful neighbor and friend to many.
Marion was born in Stillwell Jan. 5, 1931, the only son of Merlin L. and Bertha A. (Hancock) Jolly and was joined by two sisters. In 1939 the family moved to Plymouth.

Marjorie Gross

June 1, 2012

Marjorie Gross
Aug. 18, 1920-May 29, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Marjorie Ione Gross, 91, of Plymouth, passed away at 12:50 a.m., Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Miller’s Merry Manor, in Plymouth.

Death notices 5-31-12

June 1, 2012

Marjorie I. Gross
May 29, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Marjorie I. Gross, 91, of Plymouth died May 29, 2012 at 12:50 a.m. at Miller’s Merry Manor, Plymouth.
Visitation is Saturday, June 2, 2012 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Van Gilder Funeral Home.
Funeral is Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 1 p.m. at Van Gilder Funeral Home.
Burial will be in New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Van Gilder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
A full obituary will appear in a later edition.

Marsha Demkovich
May 24, 2012

Faces in the crowd

June 1, 2012

Young Plymouth baseball players come out to show the high school team some support in the Pilgrims' sectional opener last week.

Grace inks LaVille standout Feitz

June 1, 2012

LAKEVILLE — Grace’s women’s basketball team has added the next piece to its puzzle in LaVille High School’s Jesse Feitz.
Feitz is a 6-foot-2 post player who earned First Team All-Northern State Conference honors as a senior.
She averaged 13.1 points, 9.9 rebounds and 2.2 steals per game during her senior year, according to The Indiana Basketball Coaches Association named her Honorable Mention for Senior All-State as well.

May 31st

Second day of Hite trial concludes

May 31, 2012

The trial of Dale Hite, of Plymouth, began yesterday in Starke County Circuit Court, with Judge Kim Hall presiding.
Hite is on trial for an incident that happened Oct. 16, 2009, when the car he was allegedly driving crashed into some trees traveling 124 mph.
According to court documents, police were at a Grovertown residence investigating the possibility of someone manufacturing methamphetamine. While looking for evidence, a car approached the home and then sped away.
The driver of the vehicle shut the lights off when law enforcement officials began to follow the car.

Culver council sends controversial zoning decision back to plan commission

May 31, 2012

Concerned residents not only filled the meeting room at Culver’s town hall last Tuesday, but spilled into the hallways and office space as well, as Culver’s town council heard details on possible rezoning from Ralph Booker of the Marshall County Plan Commission.

The controversy grew from what had originally been a county-wide effort to identify parcels of land in which part of the land was legally located in Marshall County and the other part outside town limits, in the county.

PHS students compete at national tourney

May 31, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Several Plymouth High School Speech and Debate Team members traveled over the Memorial Day holiday weekend to compete in the NCFL (National Catholic Forensic League) tournament in Baltimore, Md. The contest, which attracted students from 775 high schools all across the country making up 2,705 competitors, is a difficult tournament that challenges all competitors through four preliminary rounds. There were 2,114 entries with over 250 per event.

Stewart shows support with visit

May 31, 2012

LAKEVILLE — Current NASCAR Cup series champ Tony Stewart once again met with his fans to raise funds for Newton Park. All proceeds from the meet-and-greet and question-and-answer session Wednesday night with the NASCAR star will go to the park, and for the Little Hoosier 100, which will be held August 10 and 11 at Newton Park in Lakeville.

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