August 1st, 2011
KNOX â€“ The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will close U.S. 35 between Ind. 8 south of Knox and Ind. 10 south of Bass Lake Tuesday, Aug. 2 and Wednesday, Aug. 3 so crews can perform a chip-seal and fog seal operation to repair the road surface.
Larry Dwight Birk Jr.
July 28, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Larry Dwight â€śLight Poleâ€ť Birk Jr., 48, of 10682 Hawthorn, Lot 21, died at his residence Thursday, July 28, 2011.
Helen J. Miller
Feb. 27, 1917-July 30, 2011
KEWANNA â€”Â Helen J. Miller, 94, of Kewanna passed away at 8:10 p.m., Saturday, July 30, 2011 at her residence.
Helen was born Feb. 27, 1917 near Lake Bruce in Pulaski County. Jan. 6, 1936 she married Robert H. Miller and he preceded her in death Aug. 2, 1994.
She was a 1935 Kewanna High School graduate.
After 28 years, Culver's Dairy Queen restaurant, on State Road 10, sees its last day of business July 31. A sign posted on the facility's doors said owner Barbara Justice is choosing to focus her energy on her remaining stores in LaPorte following the unexpected death of her husband, Douglas, last year.
The sign also noted Justice "did not resign the lease on the building as it would require too many upgrades to maintain the DQ image."
KNOX - Brett Kersey, 22, of Kewanna, is being held in the Starke County Jail, where he is facing possible charges of child molestation, rape and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
The Starke County Sheriff's Department (SCSD) received a call at about 4 p.m. Thursday, July 28 from IU Starke Hospital informing them that a victim of sexual assault had been brought in.
SCSD officers began an investigation into the alleged assault and collected enough information to be granted a search warrant for a residence located at 0440 N. 700 E. in Knox.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” The Jeff Gordon Childrenâ€™s Foundation celebrated 10 years of support for Riley Hospital for Children during a news conference in the hospitalâ€™s atrium Thursday.
PLYMOUTH â€” When Travis Pastrana took a spill at the X Games Thursday night, it wasnâ€™t just the motocross championâ€™s foot that took a hit.
Pastranaâ€™s fall at the X games broke two bones in his right foot and ankle, and he was scheduled for surgery on Friday. Heâ€™ll still attend TCU Night at the Plymouth Speedway to sign autographs and meet with fans, but the injured daredevil will be forced to sit out the Freestyle Motocross Show following the race.
PLYMOUTH â€” Only a few prizes were left on the table, but the players still in the running for a Bingo were not about to give up.
In an impressive display of intense concentration, Jean Rechtenbaugh secured the last win of the round for her friend, Margaret Jurkiewicz.
Now that the game was over, the group of Marshall County AARP members was ready to enjoy their annual picnic. The event was held Thursday at the Marshall County Council on Aging Life Enrichment Center, on Harrison Street.
PLYMOUTH â€” Celebrating the Plymouth community and the Plymouth schools will take an athletic turn during Alumni Week July 31 through Aug. 5.
Plymouth grads will lace it up again in several alumni games during the week, showing off the skills they learned as part of the Plymouth Athletics Department.
Dick Zimmerman's Culver career could almost be fodder
for those ancient-sounding recordings which underscore
Council Fire programs at Culver's Woodcraft Camp
each summer Saturday night.
"60 summers ago," the nostalgia-inducing voice might intone, "as the sun rose high in the Maxinkuckee sky, Chief Zimmerman made his first foray into Culver."