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September 24th, 2014

Child drowns in farm pond

September 24, 2014

BREMEN — An 11-year-old boy died in a farm pond on his family property Friday evening, according to information from the Indiana Conservation officers who were investigating the incident.

Jerry Hoerdt, public information officer with the Department of Natural Resources Investigative Bureau confirmed the details of the incident. To respect the family’s wishes and religious beliefs, the child and family are not being identified and a formal police report is not being issued, Hoerdt said.

Officers involved shooting in Elkhart

September 24, 2014

ELKHART COUNTY – At the request of the Elkhart City Police Department the Indiana State Police are investigating a shooting that involved officers Tuesday night in Elkhart City.

As part of the department’s protocol an outside agency was called in to complete the investigation, according to a press release issued by Trent Smith with ISP"s Bremen Post

Lady Pilgrims fall to Chargers

September 24, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth’s volleyball team battled, but in the end it wasn’t enough to overcome visiting Elkhart Memorial as the Chargers handed the Pilgrims a three-game defeat, 25-23, 25-15, 30-28, at The Rock Tuesday night.
“They fought very hard. They’re a hard-working group,” said Plymouth head volleyball coach Doug West. “We have nothing to be ashamed of. We’re very proud of our team. We just want to win.
“We lost two games by two points apiece, so that’s disappointing, but it’s indicative of how well-played the match was. Two good teams fighting to win.”

September 23rd

Anna Hines

September 23, 2014

Sept. 21, 1920 - Sept. 17, 2014
GROVERTOWN — Anna Hines, 93, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 at Catherine Kasper Life Center, Donaldson.
Anna was born Sept. 21, 1920 in Valparaiso to Albert and Mary Meyers.
On Dec. 17, 1937 in Valparaiso, she was married to Ernest Hines. He preceded her in death in 1998. She was also preceded in death by her parents; four sisters; and two brothers.
Anna was a homemaker and self employed as an upholsterer. Her hobbies included: collecting dolls; sewing; crafts; making stuffed animals; and doing jigsaw puzzles.

David Reed Snyder

September 23, 2014

March 6, 1972 – Sept. 21, 2014
PLYMOUTH — David R. Snyder, 42, passed away surrounded by his loving family after a 16 month battle with glioblastoma on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 at 10:35 a.m.
Born in Seaside, Calif. on March 6, 1972 David was the son of Melvin Snyder and Rosemary K. (Seibert) Spalty. David lived in the Monterey, Calif. area since birth before his family moved to Plymouth when he was 16 years old. David graduated from Knox High School with the class of 1991.

VIDEO: Bears defense reacts to win over Jets

September 23, 2014

VIDEO: Bears defense reacts to win over Jets

September 22nd

Jerry Lee Claxon

September 22, 2014

Jerry Lee Claxon
Sept. 27, 1957 - Sept. 19, 2014
TIPPECANOE — Jerry Lee Claxon of Tippecanoe passed away peacefully at his home Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. He was 56 years old and his family at his side.
Jerry was born on Sept. 27, 1957 to Thomas H. and Lois (Parsons) Claxon at Ashland, Ohio. He had been a resident of Tippecanoe the past 30 years. He was a 1975 graduate of East Carter County High School, Grayson, Ky. Jerry also served in the United States Air Force from June 18, 1975 until June 15, 1979.

Cecil Rankin

September 22, 2014

Cecil Rankin
July 5, 1912 - Sept. 13, 2014
PLYMOUTH — Cecil G. Rankin, age 102, formerly of Plymouth, passed away at 4:30 a.m., on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at the Indiana Veteran’s Home, in West Lafayette.
Cecil was born on July 5, 1912, in Brookston, to George and Lydia (Elston) Rankin. His family moved to Plymouth in 1940. Cecil married the former Alice M. Cain on Oct. 19, 1935. They were married for 71 years, when Alice preceded him in passing, on Jan. 10, 2007.

Death notices 9-22-14

September 22, 2014

Mervin Dean Miller
Sept. 19, 2014
NAPPANEE — Mervin Dean Miller, 10, of Nappanee, died in an accidental drowning while visiting neighbors, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 at 9 p.m.
Arrangements are with Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee.

David R. Snyder
Sept. 21, 2014
PLYMOUTH — David R. Snyder, 42, died in his home on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014.
Arrangements are pending with the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth.

UPDATE: Boil order for Etna Green rescinded

September 22, 2014

ETNA GREEN — The problem with the public water supply in Etna Green has been fixed and the boil order lifted, according to a press release from town hall.
Bacteria samples from the affected site were collected and tested and met satisfactory levels.

On Monday, in consultation with the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, it has been determined that Etna Green water customers should boil their drinking water.

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