Archive - Feb 4, 2011 - News Article
Eleanor Boys Blank led a full life, most of which was devoted to helping others.Â This she learned from her father and mother.
Eleanor died peacefully in her sleep Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011 in Jarales, New Mexico at the home of Richard and Wendy Cordova, who were her caregivers.
Eleanor Cornell Boys Blank was born in Plymouth to Samuel Evan and Florence Riddick Boys June 18, 1912.Â She was the fourth of five children. She graduated from Plymouth High School and Indiana University, Bloomington. While at IU she was a member of the Delta Gamma Sorority.
BOURBON â€” The Bourbon Police Department, Town of Bourbon and the community lost one of its most memorable leaders and friends Friday morning.
Bourbon Assistant Police Chief and town council member Gary Collins, 49, was found unresponsive at his home at approximately 5 a.m. Friday morning. He was rushed to Kosciusko Community Hospital where he was later pronounced dead from natural causes, of an apparent heart attack.
It was reported that after working a 3 to 11 p.m. shift the evening prior, Collins had returned home and went about his normal routine.
PLYMOUTH â€” Itâ€™s been a celebration 50 years in the making and United Way of Marshall County took the time Thursday evening to say thank you to volunteers and donors in its 50th Anniversary campaign at Christos Banquet Center.
The United Wayâ€™s annual recognition dinner took time to highlight all the campaignâ€™s heroes and gave a chance for current Campaign Chair Melissa Owen to pass the torch to next yearâ€™s Chair Chad Dreibelbis.
ARGOS â€” The Argos Public Library (APL) now offers its patrons the availability of Ancestry Library Edition which is powered by Ancestry.com. Ancestry Library Edition brings the worldâ€™s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to the library and delivers billions of records all at no cost to APL library users. Itâ€™s an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North America, the UK, Europe, Australia, and more.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” For most, Feb. 23 is just another day in February, but for some WWII Veterans, it is a reminder os something much more important. It marks the 66th year anniversary of the most historical day of WWII, the seizure of Mount Suribachi on the island of Iwo Jima, Japan. Some Americans remember the historical flag-raising by five Marines and one Navy Corpsman, but few will understand the epic battle for Iwo Jima that cost the United States 4,590 lives and wounded 24,096 Marines and Sailors.
LAKEVILLE â€” Residents of the Union-North United School District interested in seeing the completed renovations to the LaVille Jr.-Sr. High School are encouraged to take a walk through the media center, auxiliary gymnasium, main office and front hallway during an open house planned for Thursday, Feb. 10 from 6:30 to 7 p.m. The school is located at 69969 U.S. 31, Lakeville. For more information call Dr. Terry E. Barker, 574-784-8141.