March 19th, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Back in November, when Lincoln Jr. High School teacher Amy Gerard had her students enter a contest using the online program Bullying Academy, she had no way of knowing that they would place first in the nation based on their test scores after going through the unit's content. But they did, and Friday the school held a celebration complete with a pizza party and a visit from Dr. Tony Bennett, head of Indiana Department of Education.
PLYMOUTH â€” NIPSCO will be installing a gas main on Pierce Street from Michigan Street to Walnut Street beginning Tuesday and continuing for approximately 10 days. During this time, traffic on Pierce Street will be restricted in the westbound lane.
BOURBON â€”Â Toby Grose, 40, of Elkhart was traveling eastbound on U.S. 30 approaching Beech Road Saturday afternoon when his vehicle was struck by Coleen Gallinger-Miller, 33, of Bourbon, who was traveling northbound on Beech Road. Both vehicles came to rest in the median following the collision. Five people from both of the vehicles were transported to Kosciusko Community Hospital in Warsaw and treated for minor injuries. The accident is still under investigation by the Marshall County Sheriff's Department.
John Glennâ€™s Josh Anderson was named All-Northern State Conference for the Falcons last week. He was the lone first team pick for Glenn, which placed third in the NSC, after powering his team with 16.3 points an outing in his senior season.
Culver Girls Academyâ€™s Andrijana Cvitkovic was named to the IBCAâ€™s Girls Underclass All-State first team after averaging 13.57 points per game for the Lady Eagles this season. The junior is one of just 15 underclass players in the state to receive the honor.
--Autobiography emphasizes impact of CMA--
With the possible exception of legendary New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, few graduates of Culver Military Academy have acheived the legendary status of Hal Holbrook. And like the late Steinbrenner, Holbrook has never hesitated to sing the praises of the school, even
describing his beloved grandfatherâ€™s insistence that he attend
Culver Military Academy as â€śsaving my life.â€ť
CULVER â€” Culver Girls Academy sophomore Andrijana Cvitkovic has been named to the Indiana Basketball Coaches Associationâ€™s Underclass Girls All-State first team, the association announced Friday.
8th grade girls basketball
Lincoln loses closer with Urey in 2OT
The eighth grade Lady Redstorm lost their last game of the season in double overtime to Urey, ending the season with a 10-8 record.
Kara Morwood got fouled with .01 seconds to go in regulation and hit a free throw to send it in to the first overtime.
Leading the way in scoring for the Redstorm was Shannon Stephenson with 14 points. Lexi Mahabeer put in an outstanding defensive performance and chipped in six points.
sets pitching record
PLYMOUTH â€” It was a day of celebration at Riverside as the school was officially named a â€śSchool to Watchâ€ť in the state of Indiana.
Dignitaries including the Indiana State Superintendent of Public Education Dr. Tony Bennett were on hand at the school to celebrate the naming of Riverside as a School to Watch - an honor that has responsibilities attached to it.
A death sentence request has been filed in the case of Roy Bell, one of three area men accused in the shooting death of Wilma Upsall near Leiters Ford in November.
Fulton County Prosecutor Rick Brown filed the death penalty request in Fulton County Superior Court Wednesday.