October 23rd, 2014
WARSAW â€” A worker at a processing plant in Warsaw was injured in an accident this morning on the plant's loading docks.
According to a news release from the Kosciusko County Sheriffâ€™s Department, deputies and emergency personnel responded today at approximately 11:02 a.m. to the location of the Creighton Brothers Processing Plant, 6500 West Crystal Lake Road, Warsaw, in regards to a forklift accident. Officers were initially advised that an employee was pinned underneath a forklift near the loading-dock portion of the business.
MISHAWAKA â€” As sectional play opens around the state this Friday, John Glennâ€™s motivation is simple: The Falcons are having so much fun, they donâ€™t want it to end.
â€śOur seniors especially, theyâ€™re scared to lose,â€ť said Glenn coach Dave Sharpe. â€śThey donâ€™t want this to end because theyâ€™re having a blast. These kids love each other, and you can just tell that the camaraderie is there and we just want this thing to keep rolling.â€ť
Dorothy A. Johnson
Dec. 25, 1927 â€“ Oct. 4, 2014
PORT HURON, Mich. â€” Dorothy A. (Mr. Glen) Johnson, 86, now residing in Michigan, passed away Saturday morning, Oct. 4 near Port Huron.
She is survived by their son, Johnnie R. (Mary Ann) Johnson and their children: Alicia Easton of Raleigh, N.C., Angie (William) Faber of Grand Rapids, Mich., and Chad (Kelly) Johnson. Great-grandchildren are: Ashley, Gabe, Andrew and Andreâ€™ Easton, Faith and Anna Faber, and Courtney, Jeremy and Wesley Johnson. Dorothy is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Brian J. Toth
Oct. 18, 2014
SOUTH BEND â€” Brian Joseph Toth, 49, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 at his home.
Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel is handling arrangements.
KNOX/GARY â€” Police say an Indiana man has now definitively confessed to killing seven women whose bodies were found over the weekend in northwestern Indiana. One of those women previously lived in Knox.
Christine Williams is one of the seven victims identified by Gary police and tied to Darren Vann, 43.
SOUTH BEND â€” Kosciusko County Deputies arrested a South Bend man involved with Mondayâ€™s early morning burglary of the Tippecanoe Valley Middle School.
Kosciusko County Sheriffâ€™s Deputies, along with the assistance of the Kosciusko County D.T.F. and South Bend Metro Special Operations Section, arrested Joseph Luis Stoll II, 30, South Bend, shortly before noon Tuesday. Stoll has preliminarily been charged with felony theft, along with felony burglary with intent, after allegedly breaking and entering into the Tippecanoe Valley Middle School yesterday.
PLYMOUTH â€” Things will be spooky tomorrow evening as Plymouth Parkâ€™s Department annual Haunted Grounds welcomes local families for some Halloween fun.
Many kid friendly activities are planned, including a hayride through the woods, a straw maze and a pumpkin picking patch.
The event takes place near the Freyman shelter near the tennis courts. The fun is scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23. It is provided free of charge.
Want to know more about this? A detailed story is in today's Pilot News.
MARSHALL COUNTY â€” Marshall County Police and a local mother are asking the public's help in locating 26-year-old Dylan Wade Bush.
Bush was last seen at his residence on Upas Road at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. He is described as a white male, weighing about 145 pounds and standing five feet, five inches in height. He has brown eyes and blond hair and a praying hands tattoo on the center of his back.
He is believed to be driving a green 1995 Chevy S10 with Indiana plates, TK449MPB.
If seen, please call Marshall County Police at 574-936-3187.
WALKERTON â€“ â€śI just want to discuss the ins and outs of going to this," John Glenn Schools superintendent Richard Reese told school board members Tuesday evening. "A balanced calendar is not year-round schooling. Itâ€™s a balanced approach with longer breaks along the way,â€ť
This was one of the topics discussed at the meeting, and the one which prompted the most attention. No decisions were made or are expected any time soon.
With an example of a balanced school calendar provided by Triton Schools, which is also considering the change, board members considered what would change.
SOUTH BEND â€” Plymouth got off to a solid start at the South Bend Clay Volleyball Sectional Tuesday, jumping on top with a 25-14 win in game one, then rallying for a 25-23 win in the second game before putting away South Bend Adams 25-17 in the third and final game.
It was good to just get out and get started at the tournament, said Plymouth head coach Doug West.