November 8th, 2010
Dec. 8, 1915 ‚ÄĒ¬†Nov. 5, 2010
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ¬†The Chicago White Sox have lost one of their most enthusiastic fans. In an interview in 2005, she is quoted as saying that she had been ‚Äúa fan forever.‚ÄĚ
Esther E. Oliver, 94, died of natural causes in Miller‚Äôs Merry Manor, Plymouth, Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, at 12:10 p.m.
Born in Chicago, Esther was the daughter of Axel and Tekla Tengelin Carlson Larson.
Raised in Mount Greenwood, Ill., she went to the Mount Greenwood school through the eighth grade. She dropped out of school during the Great Depression to get a job as a nanny for a local family.
Opal C. (Schultz) Richter
Nov. 5, 2010
BREMEN ‚ÄĒ¬†Opal C. (Schultz) Richter, 98, of 316 Woodies Lane, Bremen, died Nov. 5, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. at Bremen Health Care.
Visitation is Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Van Gilder Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Bremen Cemetery.
Van Gilder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Nov. 5, 2010
BREMEN ‚ÄĒ¬†Edith Thornton, 89, of Bremen passed away Friday, Nov. 5, 2010 at Memorial Hospital in South Bend.
Nov. 5, 2010
ROCHESTER ‚ÄĒ Laura Gerald, 90, Rochester, died at 12:38 p.m. Nov. 5, 2010 at his residence.
Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester.
Richard M. Irwin
Nov. 1, 2010
HONOLULU, Hawaii ‚ÄĒ¬†Richard M. Irwin, 65, died Nov. 1, 2010 at Straub Hospital in Honolulu.
June 27, 1924 ‚ÄĒ Nov. 3, 2010
GROVERTOWN ‚ÄĒ¬†Raymond L. Borggren, 86, died at 3:05 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010 in our Lady of Peace Hospital, Mishawaka.
He was the son of August (Gus) and Selma Marie Mattern Borggren.
A graduate of Grovertown High School with the 11-member class of 1942, he played coronet in the high school band.
Brody Conroy, of Argos, hugs his snowman, Mr. Ice-T, after Friday‚Äôs snowstorm covered areas of the county. While Plymouth saw no real accumulation, the southern part of the county had about an inch of snow.
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Plymouth Schools Superintendent Dan Tyree made the announcement last week that the Plymouth School Corporation made AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress).
The State of Indiana designates the AYP status through student performance and participation scores on the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress+ (ISTEP) assessments in English/language arts and mathematics. Additional data involved includes attendance rates for elementary and middle schools and graduation rates for high schools.
CULVER ‚ÄĒ In some ways, it was a culmination. In others, it provided a perfect symbol.
Culver Girls Academy‚Äôs Waverly Neer survived the second-closest battle in Indiana girls cross country history by edging out Bloomington South‚Äôs Nicole Lucas by .7 of a second to win the 30th annual Girls State Cross Country Championship at the Wabash Valley Sports Center in Terre Haute and claim the state title that had eluded her through three years of running with the Eagles.
GARRETT ‚ÄĒ After 13 years, the wait is over.
With 341 all-purpose yards and four touchdowns from junior Braxton Miller, Bremen won its first sectional championship since 1997 with a 35-21 victory over Garrett Friday night.
‚ÄúWhat an outstanding night for Bremen football, our community, the kids, coaching staff, everybody,‚ÄĚ Bremen coach Bob Holmes said. ‚ÄúTo win a sectional championship and to be 9-3 after going 3-9 last year, it shows how hard these kids have worked.‚ÄĚ
Miller had 33 carries for 289 yards and one catch for 52 yards, for an average of 10 yards every time he touched the ball.
MERRILLVILLE ‚ÄĒ Andrean's Mason Zurek set the tone from the get-go and John Glenn never recovered.
Zurek hustled 76 yards to the end zone on the first play from scrimmage as the 59ers ran away with a 56-14 win over the Falcons in the Class 3A Sectional 17 championship battle Friday at Eckert Stadium.
Andrean, which collected its fourth straight sectional title, amassed more than 400 total yards ‚ÄĒ¬†374 on the ground ‚ÄĒ¬†and notched three rushing touchdowns apiece from Zurek and Demetri Blanco. Blanco also threw a 51-yard scoring pass to Christian Hood.