Thelma Janet Hall
Nov. 27, 1914-Dec. 9, 2011
BOURBON â€” Thelma Janet Hall, 97, of Bourbon passed away Friday, Dec. 9, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. at home in the care of her family and Hospice.
Thelma was born the daughter of Urben Roahrig and Coral Banks Roahrig Nov. 27, 1914 at Bourbon. She was a resident of Bourbon all her life. She was a 1932 graduate of Bourbon High School. She was a homemaker, farmerâ€™s wife and owned Hallâ€™s Western Store of Bourbon for many years. She also worked at GMAC Associates of South Bend.
D. Gene Curtis
Sept. 11, 1930 â€“ Dec. 14, 2011
SOUTH BEND â€”Â D. Gene Curtis, 81, a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend went to be with the Lord peacefully Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011 at 4:55 a.m. in Hospice House, South Bend. Gene was born Sept. 11, 1930 to Audley and Bessie (Anderson) Curtis. His parents and brother, Audley, Jr. preceded him in death.
John Glenn fans relax during a break in the action at the Lady Falcons' basketball game at Plymouth Tuesday night.
Rockies lose close match at NorthWood
Plymouth lost a Northern Lakes Conference heartbreaker at NorthWood Thursday, 37-31.
The Rockies forfeited at 119 pounds, and NorthWood won at four straight weight classes from 135 to 152, including three by pinfall and one by major decision.
NorthWoodâ€™s A.J. Carter also eked out a narrow 3-2 decision at 189 pounds to preserve the Panthers team win.
Plymouth had pinfall victories from John Mills at 103, Solis Osman at 112, Steven Abair at 130 and Vicente Vasquez at 160, while Kam Markovich won a major decision at 125.
WATERLOO â€” Waterloo Police Department Deputy Marshal Stephen Brady, 47, was shot in the face around 3 a.m. Thursday after he was dispatched to assist a man and woman who reportedly had their vehicle stuck in a ditch. Brady is now in serious condition in a Fort Wayne hospital. The reason for the attack is unknown.
ROCHESTER â€” Triton has rallied back for some slow starts lately defending its unbeaten run. On Wednesday, the Lady Trojans dug themselves a hole they couldnâ€™t crawl out of.
An ailing Rochester squad overcame illness to jump out to a fast start, running up a 10-2 lead in the gameâ€™s first five and a half minutes, then held off visiting Triton down the stretch for a 36-33 victory to hand the Trojans their first loss of the season on the road.
DONALDSON â€” Brandon Query of Greencastle High School has signed with the Ancilla College menâ€™s soccer team for the 2012 season.
The midfielder is the first official signing of the year for Ancilla head coach James Drzewiecki.
â€śBrandon is a great player to start our class off with,â€ť said Drzewiecki.Â â€śHeâ€™s floated under the radar a bit, but the kid can flat out play.Â Weâ€™ve really been taken with his work rate, vision and technical ability.Â Heâ€™s our kind of player, and heâ€™s a great fit for our system.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€” Riverside Intermediate will be the next school in the Plymouth Schools system to offer 1:1 computers for their students in grades 5 and 6.
Principal Donna Burroughs asked the school board members this week for permission to purchase computers for 30 certified staff members, an anticipated 571 students for the 2012-13 school year, and 49 reserve units. The annual cost was noted at $165,351.75 and would be under a four-year contract totaling $661,407.50.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Plymouth School Board has approved the addition of two new courses for Plymouth High School for the school year 2012-13.
Plymouth High School Principal Jim Condon briefly outlined the two new proposed offerings to the board and both were unanimously approved.
The first addition will be Digital Electronics. Condon explained the course is the third in a series of four for Project Lead the Way, targeting those students who want to pursue studies in engineering.