April 6th, 2012
WALKERTON â€” There were some rough spots for both teams, but there were also positives for both Plymouth and John Glenn to take away from their girls tennis opener Thursday.
A mostly young Plymouth squad won in convincing fashion on four courts, while Glenn scored its first match point against Plymouth in a long time at No. 3 singles as the Lady Pilgrims started out the season with a 4-1 team win in a blustery girls tennis opener on the road.
FRIDAY, APRIL 6
â€˘ Plymouth Moose is hosting a buffet dinner from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The menu is fish dinner. For more information please contact Tom Williams at 574-936-3530.
â€˘Â The Lakeville Lions Club is hosting a fish fry at Newton Center, Lakeville from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Cost is $8 adults, 6 to 12 years $4, and 5 and under free. Carry-outs are available. Fish, potato, slaw, dessert, bread, and drink included. Proceeds support community projects, needy families, Boy and Cub Scouts, FFA, and 4-H projects.
Dr. Carrie Cadwell, Cadwell Psychological Services, will be speaking on the topic of autism on April 6. The presentation will be held at Menominee Elementary School tonight at 6 p.m. The program is open to the public and free of charge.
April has been designated worldwide as Autism Awareness Month. According to the Center of Disease Control (CDC), one in every 88 children in the United States falls under the autism spectrum.
Cadwell said, â€śTheir findings also show that one in 54 boys fall into the spectrum.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Last weekend, Staff Sergeant Jerry Nenycz, of Plymouth, fought against eight other competitors in a contest to determine the best soldier and Non-Commissioned Officer in Indiana.
Nenycz, an NCO, eventually took home the title, after placing first or second in nearly every event in the three-day physical and mental contest.
â€śAt the end of each day we got a running total (score) so we knew where we were,â€ť explained Nenycz. â€śIt felt good to be in the lead, but at no point did I feel like I had a breather, or like I was safe.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€” According to a survey taken by the Plymouth Park and Recreation board last summer, there are more people utilizing the park from outside the city limits than inside the city limits.
â€śThat survey just opened our eyes a little bit,â€ť said board president Dave Morrow.
CULVER â€“ Lt. Governor Becky Skillman visited Mystic Hills Golf Course in Culver Tuesday to encourage Hoosiers to play some of Indianaâ€™s beautiful golf courses this year, as well as to promote the Pete Dye Trail, a group of courses designed by Lake Maxinkuckee resident and internationally acclaimed golf course designer Pete Dye.
Indiana boasts more courses than anywhere else in the world designed by Dye, considered by many as the father of modern golf course architecture.
May 13, 1926-April 2, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Lois M. Schultz, 85, of S.R. 17, Plymouth, passed away at 8 a.m. Monday, April 2, 2012, at her home.
Lois was born May 13, 1926, in Stillwell, to Russell and Florence (Whittaker) Wing Sr. Lois became the bride of Robert W. Schultz, Sept. 30, 1950, at the Salem Church, Salem. They have been residents of Plymouth since 1961.
PLYMOUTH â€” After canceling its pre-season scrimmage with LaVille last week, Plymouthâ€™s youth showed a bit in its opener Wednesday.
An overthrow from short to first with a runner heading to second in the top of the third inning cost the Lady Pilgrims three runs, and that error ended up making all the difference as Plymouth fell 5-2 to a surging Mishawaka squad at home.
Fred J. Hasting
Aug. 22, 1951-April 2, 2012
GREENCASTLE â€”Â Fred J. Hasting Sr., 60, Van Bibber Lake Estates, ended his four-year battle with cancer at home Monday, April 2, 2012.
Fred was born Aug. 22, 1951 in Hamlet, to Donald and Betty (Starkey) Hasting.
He graduated from Oregon-Davis High School in 1969. He was a machinist for 32 years.
Fred married Judy (Crosby) Hasting April 28, 2001 and she survives.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Plymouth head baseball coach Tony Plothow had concerns about the inexperience of his pitching staff coming into the season.
Those concerns became a reality Wednesday night at Bill Nixon Field in a six-inning, 10-0 loss to the visiting South Bend St. Josephâ€™s Indians.
Plymouth used three pitchers in the game, each appearing on the mound for the first time ever in a varsity uniform.