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November 30th, 2011

More than 150 students vaccinated following LaVille chicken pox outbreak

November 30, 2011

LAKEVILLE — The Union-North School Corporation announced an outbreak of chicken pox at LaVille Elementary last Monday. The school took quick action, reporting the cases to the county health department and holding vaccination clinics Tuesday and Wednesday at the school. Health department nurse Susan Lechlitner said that about 150 students were vaccinated.
“Parents were frustrated but everyone worked through it,” said LaVille Elementary School nurse Lisa Aschenbrenner. “They know we are here to keep the kids safe and healthy.”

Community support provides beginning for 'Kyle's Klass Fund'

November 30, 2011

BOURBON — It’s been four months since a tragic go-kart accident took the life of 6-year-old Kyle Pugh. Recently, community members showed their support for Pugh’s family during a unique turn of events—a fundraiser initially intended to raise just a few hundred dollars instead brought in more than $1,000.
“Kyle was an awesome guy,” said Triton Elementary School principal Jeremy Riffle. “It’s a small town and everybody comes together. Friends of the family knew it was for a good cause.”

View this week's 'Photo of the Week'

November 30, 2011

Children enjoy new play equipment at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Bremen. The old playground was burned last Mother's Day, May 8 and could not be salvaged.

Every Wednesday, visit www.thepilotnews.com for a new "Photo of the Week." This section can be found under the Entertainment tab on the home page.

Pilgrims open with win at Triton

November 30, 2011

BOURBON — After four straight losses to Triton, Plymouth wanted to make a statement early in new head coach Ryan Bales’ first game at the helm.
Point taken.
The Pilgrims used swarming fullcourt pressure to hold their Marshall County rivals to 2 of 15 from the field in the first half en route to a 27-17 lead at the intermission, then withstood a late rally early in the second half by the Trojans for a 60-43 season-opening victory on the road at the Trojan Trench Tuesday.

Results 11-30

November 30, 2011

Boys basketball
LaVille loses at Marian
LaVille watched a slim three-point halftime edge disappear with a 43-23 second half by host Mishawaka Marian, and the Lancers took their first loss of the season to the Knights on the road Tuesday, 73-56.
Andrew Hostetler led LaVille (1-1) in scoring, knocking down 6 of 13 3-point attempts for 18 points, while Nick Amor finished with 12 points, eight rebounds and four assists. Jordyn Williams tallied 10 points as the third and final LaVille player in double figures in the loss.

November 29th

Culver area murder suspects' actions revealed in court docs

November 29, 2011

The Fulton County court has given some insight into the events of last Tuesday, Nov. 22, when police say murder suspects Roy Bell, William Scroggs, and Jason Miller robbed and killed 81 year old Wilma Upsall in her home near Leiters Ford. The event led to a tense manhunt Wednesday night through Friday afternoon in the Culver and Monterey area, during which all three were eventually captured and transported to the Fulton County jail in Rochester.

See 'Man on the street' video about impending snow

November 29, 2011

Go to video feeds on the bottom of the home page to see a "Man on the street" video about the impending snow. Share your thoughts here or on our Facebook page.

WEATHER UPDATE: Winter snow advisory until 1 a.m. Wednesday

November 29, 2011

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory until 1 a.m. Wednesday. Rain may mix with sleet then change to snow by mid afternoon. Snow will continue until midnight, with a total of 6 inches predicted.
Hazardous travel conditions are likely for Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning. Heavy wet snow and windy conditions this evening may lead to scattered power outages. Roads may be icy, and caution while traveling is advised.

Watch the weekly news video!

November 29, 2011

Look for the weekly news video every Tuesday at the bottom of the home page. This week we are talking about Christmas decorations! Share feedback on our Facebook page.

Flood and winter storm warnings in effect today

November 29, 2011

Clyde Avery, Marshall County Emergency Management Agency director, reported that a flood warning and a winter storm watch are in effect through Tuesday evening.
"We are looking at between four and eight inches of (snow) accumulation," said Avery Tuesday morning.
If snow arrives as predicted, this could be the area's first significant snowfall.
"Make sure your cars are prepared for a storm," advised Avery. "Have an emergency kit, salt or sand, and a shovel."

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