Archive - Sep 2012 - Latest News
Just in time for the countdown to November, Culver Academies' Huffington Concert Series will host musical comedy troupe The Capital Steps (www. capsteps.com) Thursday, Sept. 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the Eppley Auditorium on the Academies campus.
Culver's park board appears to be one step closer to facilitating the long-planned public pier west of the swimming beach.
Tip your glass to the first annual Culver Wine Fair, hosted by the Culver Chamber of Commerce this Saturday, September 15, at the Culver Cove Resort on East Jefferson Street. From 1 to 5 p.m., attendees may Sample offerings from five of Indianaâ€™s finest wineries while relaxing to live music by Chad Van Herk and Kent Arnberger on the shores of Lake Maxinkuckee.
GROVERTOWN â€”Â An event in Grovertown will have a somber feel among all the cheers and excitement as a fallen Knox teen will be remembered.
Taylor Wagner had a lot of interests. Perhaps chief among them was horses according to Laura Saylor.
Saylor and her family put on the Saylorâ€™s Arena Grovertown Rodeo every September.
They hold another each June which Wagner was a part of.
Wagner was friendâ€™s with Lauraâ€™s daughter Shanena Saylor. The two became friends in Starke County 4-H together.
BREMEN â€” Marshall County Coroner William Cleavenger released the name of the 43-year-old man found dead in a room at the Bremen Inn in Bremen at approximately 9:45 p.m. Wednesday evening.
David S. Miller, 43, of Mishawaka was found dead in his room Wednesday night after another guest had gone to Millerâ€™s room to talk with him.
An autopsy was conducted Thursday in Misawaka by Dr. Joseph Prahlow, a board certified Forensic Pathologist, who could find no evidence of foul play.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 15
â€˘ There will be a blood drive at the Plymouth Farmers' Market from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. All donors will have their name entered in a drawing for a $100 gift card. Walk-ins welcome or call Laura Mann at 574-936-6717 for an appointment.
â€˘ The Warsaw Astronomical Society will be conducting a public observing night hosted by Potawatomi Wildlife Park one hour after dark. Observing is pending clear skies. Call ahead if partly cloudy. Questions may be directed to the Potawatomi Wildlife Park director at 574-498-6550 or park@GetIntoNature.com.
PLYMOUTH â€” Cars. Food. Halloween costumes. All this and more can be found in the field near Mancino's Grinders & Pizza October 20.
Mancino's owner Tony Gamble is organizing the first annual Freedom Park car show for all makes and models of cars, trucks, and special interest vehicles. Proceeds from the show â€” vehicle owners pay $15 to register â€” will go toward an all-inclusive playground for the city.
TYNER â€”Â The Tyner Post Office closed this month, a year after being identified in 2011 as a "low-activity" office by the United States Postal Service (USPS).
Residents of Tyner will now have to pick up their mail at P.O. boxes located outside the Polk Township Community Building on French Street in Tyner.
A statement posted by the Plymouth Post Office on the door at the Tyner office informed customers that delivery at the new P.O. boxes would begin September 8.
For more information on Tyner mail delivery, contact the Plymouth Post Office at 574-936-2629.
PLYMOUTH â€” Downtown merchants will have specials today, Friday, and Saturday for the Chamber of Commerce's "Old Fashion Days" sidewalk sale.
"It's our fall sidewalk sale," said Betty Glaub-Gibbs of the Chamber. "It's called old fashion days because it's been called that foreverâ€¦we've asked store (employees) to dress up according to an eraâ€¦from the 1980s and back."
Stores that will be offering sidewalk specials include: Floor Store & More, City Center News & Books, Na Rie Simple Treasures, Kings Jewelry, Yoder's Sports Center, Treat's Squire Shop, and Harriet's Closet.
BREMEN â€” Marshall County Coroner Bill Cleavenger along with Deputy Coroner Bridget Lowry were called to Bremen late Wednesday night to investigate the death of a 44 -year-old male who was found in his room at the Bremen Inn on the west side of Bremen. Bremen Police and Marshall County Police Department are investigating along with the coronerâ€™s office. Cleavenger said an autopsy will be scheduled on Thursday to try and gain additional information.
The identity of the individual has not been released pending notification of next of kin.