February 15th, 2012
WALKERTON â The John Glenn School Corporation announced Tuesday that superintendent Richard Reese has been named the 2011 Falcon Award recipient.
A 1973 John Glenn High School graduate, Reese has been with the John Glenn School Corporation for 27 years, seven as the superintendent of schools for the corporation and 20 years as the principal for Urey Middle School.
Martha B. âBerniceâ Litton
Sept. 26, 1918-Feb. 12, 2012
KENTON, Ohio âÂ Martha B. âBerniceâ Litton, 93, of Kenton, Ohio, formerly of Argos, died at 11 a.m., Feb. 12, at Hardin Memorial Hospital, in Kenton, Ohio. She had been a patient there for seven days following an extended illness.
HAMMOND â Purdue University Calumet junior and PHS graduate Alex Starr was named the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week, after joining PUCâs 1,000-point club during PUCâs 77-73 win over Trinity International on Saturday.
The weekly honor is the first of Starrâs career and the fourth for the Peregrines this season, who earned the honor a league-best six times a year ago.
Richard W. Bottorff
Aug. 22, 1917-Feb. 12, 2012
PLYMOUTH â Richard W. âDickâ Bottorff, 94, a resident of 6B Road in Plymouth, passed away at his home Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. of natural causes. Dick was a lifetime Tyner area resident who was known for his entrepreneurial spirit and quiet determination.
Dick was born the son of Floyd R. and Wilda (Sheaks) Bottorff Aug. 22, 1917 in Tyner. He was raised with his two brothers and graduated with the Tyner class of 1935.
Caleb and Angi Polando, of Plymouth, married 10 years
PLYMOUTH â Before dating websites like Match.com and Eharmony became popular, meeting people online was free â and that's how Caleb and Angi Polando met.
"It started with me and my friends trying to see how many girls we could meet (online)," said Caleb. "Angi was the one I talked to most."
To read the rest of Caleb and Angi's story, see the Feb. 14 edition of the Pilot News.
Bob and Shelley Heiden, of Plymouth, married 35 years
PLYMOUTH â Fernbaugh's Diamonds and Fine Jewelry, in Plymouth, held a "Cutest Couple" contest for Valentine's Day this year. Couples were given the opportunity to post their photos on Fernbaugh's Facebook page and try to get the most "likes" from their friends and family members.
Martha B. âBerniceâ Litton
Feb. 12, 2012
KENTON, Ohio âÂ Martha B. âBerniceâ Litton, 93, of Kenton, Ohio, formerly of Argos, died at 11 a.m., Feb. 12, at Hardin Memorial Hospital, in Kenton, Ohio.
She is survived by one daughter, Sharon (Gene) Good of Kenton, Ohio; two sons, David (Phyllis) Shivers of Argos and Mike (Judy) Shivers of Findlay, Ohio; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and numerous stepgrand and great-grandchildren.
Clyde M. Leary
March 8, 1930-Feb. 11, 2012
PLYMOUTH âÂ Clyde M. Leary, 81, a resident of Plymouth, passed away at 6:45 p.m. Saturday evening, Feb. 11, 2012 in the Millerâs Merry Manor, Plymouth.
Clyde was born the son of Mose and Mildred (Barry) Leary March 8, 1930 in Rockford, Ill.Â
Aug. 31, 1920-Feb. 11, 2012
PLYMOUTH âÂ Margaret R. Miller, 91,Â of 805 Baker St., #50, Plymouth, passed away Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at 9:14 a.m., at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
Culver Elementary School's Soup for the Soul will return for a fourth helping March 14, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the school cafeteria, which is good news not only for hungry diners in the community and the students who will serve them, but the charities benefiting from the popular event as well.