ARGOS â€” Argosâ€™ Damon Binkley was named the Northern Indiana Soccer Conference Player of the Year a second straight year, and the Dragons received six selections to the All-NISC teams, the school announced this week.
Binkley notched 43 goals during a banner year in which the junior striker rebroke his previous single-season school record of 39 scores set last year.
Bette J. Buchanan
Feb. 11, 1927 - Oct. 28, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€” Bette Jeanne Buchanan, 86, died at 12:10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, in the Catherine Kasper Life Center at Donaldson.
Bette was born in Alexandria, Minn., on Feb. 11, 1927. She was the daughter of Frederick A. and Edna Margaret Pollack Kapphahn. Bette graduated from Cathedral High School in St. Cloud, Minn.
On Aug. 7, 1950, in St. Cloud, Minn., Bette and Leonard Kay Buchanan were joined in Holy Matrimony. After 37 spiritually inspiring years together and raising a family of five children, Kay passed away on June 1, 1987.
Pauline E. Wakeland
July 17, 1921 â€“ Oct. 29, 2013
BREMEN â€” Pauline E. Wakeland, 92, passed away surrounded by her family at 4:02 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
The daughter of Roy Gilbert and Matilda A. Barbknecht Harvey, Pauline was born July 17, 1921 in Hamlet. She graduated from Hamlet Davis in 1939.
Douglas Leroy Mayer
Dec. 25, 1951 - Oct. 24, 2013
WARSAW â€”Â Douglas Leroy Mayer, 61, of Warsaw passed away at 9:54 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 at Lutheran Hospital of Fort Wayne.
He was a Research Lab Technologist for Zimmer, Inc. of Warsaw, working there from 1975 until his retirement in 2006. Douglas was a lifetime resident of Kosciusko County where he was a 1970 graduate of Pierceton High School. He then attended and received his bachelorâ€™s degree in 1974 from Grace College of Winona Lake.
Bobby C. Ramsey
Oct. 28, 2013
WALKERTON â€” Bobby C. Ramsey, 72, died in the home of his son Monday, Oct. 28, 2013.
Survivors include three sons, Ronald (Geraldine) Ramsey of Walkerton, Robert (Sherri) Ramsey of St. John, Richard (Dina) Ramsey of West Plains, Mo.; one sister, Rosie Gould of Newburgh; one half-brother, Timmy Robinson of Evansville and eight grandchildren.
PLYMOUTH â€” On Friday evening, Nov. 8 at 6 p.m., Ancilla College will host its Inaugural Changing Lives Scholarship Dinner.
The new event provides an opportunity for the College to raise money to help fund the scholarships, grants and awards that last year totaled $1 million and were given to 90% of its students.
The event will include a social hour followed by a meal of Chicken Marsala or Beef Sirloin prepared by Chef Zach Lucchese. Chef Lucchese is the head chef at Swan Lake Resort, where the event will take place.
PLYMOUTH - Construction will begin on a downtown parking lot at Garro and Water Street - the former sight of the Bauer Building - and will involve some inconvenience for motorists.
Rieth-Riley Construction has signed a contract for the work and hopes to begin excavation portion of the project on Nov. 1, with parking lot, sidewalk and curb work beginning on Nov. 4.
The company hopes to complete the project within seven working days barring unforeseen weather or other problems.
A detailed story will appear in Thursday's Pilot News.
LAPAZ â€” Trick or Treat has been moved to Friday from 5-7 p.m. due to the threat of severe weather in our area on Thursday.
A Halloween party to follow after trick or treat times.
ARGOS â€” Argos is the only town in Marshall County to opt to postpone Halloween Trick or Treating.
Citing possible weather concerns, Argos has set aside 5 -7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 1 for trick or treating in their community.
All other towns and the City of Plymouth have set 5 -7 tomorrow, Oct. 31 as the officially designated trick or treating times. Knox has a slight variation, from 5:30 - 7 p.m.
PLYMOUTH - With a feasibility study underway, the Plymouth Build-A-Pool Committee invited the public to a community meeting at Lincoln Junior High on Tuesday, Oct. 29.
â€śA project like this has to take time and has to have community involvement,â€ť said Committee Member and Mayor Mark Senter.
The Committee has considered several aspects of a new pool including swim lessons, health and fitness, competitive swimming and physical therapy.