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February 9th, 2012

Greek mythology takes the stage at PHS

February 9, 2012

PLYMOUTH — The gods of Mount Olympus were known for some pretty quirky antics, but even those were nothing compared to the off beat shenanigans of the gods and goddesses of the latest Plymouth High School Theatre Department production, “Out of Our Greeking Minds” playing Friday and Saturday at the PHS Auditorium. Show time is 7 p.m. both nights.

Polling sites chosen

February 9, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Members of the Marshall County Election Board came before the County Commissioners this week to request final approval of the polling sites for 2012.
Members Julie Fox, Nelson Chipman, and Roger Wise had given the commissioners a proposed list several weeks ago. Some polling sites have been combined for use with several precincts. Precincts are determined by the number of registered voters.
All registered voters will receive a card in the mail from Voters’ Registration informing them of the polling site where they can cast their ballot.

Thrice as nice for Lady Cats in win over Cavs

February 9, 2012

HAMLET — There’s an expression that says there are few things tougher in sport than to beat a team three times in a single season.
Oregon-Davis repudiated that old claim in convincing fashion Wednesday night, handing Culver a 55-36 Sectional 51 loss in a quarterfinal at The Den.
The No. 4 Lady Cats’ margin of victory was even greater than the back-to-back wins they took from the Cavaliers Jan. 23 and 24 and gave OD the right to advance to face Westville in a semifinal Friday at 7 p.m. CT.

Results 2-9

February 9, 2012

Girls basketball
CGA uses big 3rd
to eliminate Jimtown
Culver Girls Academy used a 21-0 run spanning from midway through the third quarter to the 6:14 mark of the fourth, pushing its lead to a comfortable 36-14 for an eventual 38-23 win over Jimtown at the New Prairie Sectional Wednesday.

Ancilla athletes give back at St. Michael’s

February 9, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Ancilla College student-athletes work hard at their sport and in the classroom, but they also take time out to give back to the local community.
Student-athletes from the Ancilla softball and volleyball programs were on hand as volunteers during the St. Michael’s School “A Night in Italy” fundraiser late last month. The student-athletes helped with set-up, serving during the event and clean-up.

February 8th

Foreigner: 'A fortunate place to be'

February 8, 2012

WABASH — It may feel like the first time, but the gang from Foreigner has done it over and over again.
... have record-breaking albums, that is. The band’s latest, Feels Like The First Time, hit the Top 50 as the band wrapped up a wildly successful tour with classic rock friends Journey and Night Ranger late last year.
After embarking on a shortened acoustic tour, Foreigner is back to its electric rock roots and will be at the Honeywell Center in Wabash Thursday, Feb. 23.

John Glenn literary magazine nominated for 'highest' award

February 8, 2012

WALKERTON — The literary magazine of John Glenn High School, the Aerial, was recently nominated for a Highest award from the National Council of Teachers of English. Although John Glenn was beat out by Park Tudor, a private school in Indianapolis, they still received the ranking of Superior. Park Tudor and John Glenn were the only schools in the state to receive the top awards.

Fire chief resigns

February 8, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth Fire Chief Andy Metsker has resigned to go into private business.
In late February, he will take a job with Gibson Insurance Corporation as a loss prevention consultant. Chief Metsker has nearly nine years as a full-time firefighter. He was a 10-year volunteer prior to becoming a full-time firefighter. He was named Chief by Mayor Mark Senter May 1, 2008.
During Chief Metsker’s tenure the department successfully applied for an AFG grant for the 800 mhz radios. This was a county-wide grant application that totaled $775,000 in equipment. 

Catharine L. Lee

February 8, 2012

Catharine  L. Lee
Aug. 1, 1923 – Feb. 6, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Catharine “Katie” Lee, 88, a former resident of Plymouth, died at 10:40 a.m. Monday at Heritage Health in Peru, Ill.
Katie was born in Akron, the daughter of Burr and Mary “Beam” Day. Katie moved to Plymouth in 1931 where she attended Lincoln High School.
Sept. 8, 1943 in Plymouth, Katie married Virgil Lee. Virgil died Oct.12, 1982.
She was employed by Bosworth’s Bridal Shop in Plymouth for 25 years.

Betty Jean Heiden

February 8, 2012

Betty Jean Heiden
April 8, 1940- Feb. 6, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Betty Jean (Wilson) Heiden, 71, passed away in Miller’s Merry Manor in Plymouth, at 3:55 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, 2012.
Born in Plymouth April 8, 1940, Betty was the daughter of Donald S. and Mary C. (Richard) Splix.
A lifetime Plymouth resident, she was raised in the Roman Catholic faith and graduated from Plymouth High School. 
Betty was first married to William D. Wilson. She then married Carl F. Heiden June 25, 1983 in Plymouth. Carl died Nov. 26, 1996.
Betty, a homemaker, was also a teacher’s aide at Washington School.

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