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June 21st, 2012

Death notices 6-20-12

June 21, 2012

Gary L. Paxton
June 18, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Gary L. Paxton, 60, of Plymouth, died at his home, at 10:45 p.m. Monday, June 18, 2012.
He is survived by his wife, Marla; his parents, Edward L. Paxton of Rochester, and Gisele J. Morris of Plymouth; daughters, Tracy L. Froehlich of Plymouth, Robin (David) Underwood of Antioch, Tenn.; son, Jamie E. (Angela) Paxton of Plymouth; six grandchildren; three sisters, Judy, Tonya and Lisa; and two brothers, Charles and Dale.
No public services are planned. The Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth is assisting in arrangements.

Mary Connie Smith

Patricia R. Mellin

June 21, 2012

Patricia R. Mellin
June 11, 1928-June 18, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Patricia R. (Penick) Mellin, 84, passed away peacefully Monday, June 18 at Elkhart General Hospital. 

Woolfington legacy grows with 4th annual golf outing

June 21, 2012

PLYMOUTH — A simple promise made to a friend has grown into an opportunity for many as the legacy of Craig Woolfington lives on in his hometown.
Several years ago Woolfington died suddenly and tragically of cancer. Mark Lindsey made a promise to his friend that he would be sure that Woolfington’s daughter Kate would attend college. Along with another close friend of Woolfington’s, Tony Plothow, the pair have done their best the past few years to raise money for that cause.
They’ve done so well that they have expanded their friend’s legacy to help many other people.

Diamond Spyders rally past Valparaiso at Chesterton, 10-7

June 21, 2012

CHESTERTON — It took awhile but Plymouth Post 27 finally hit its way out of a slump and found a way to take a come-from-behind win away from Valparaiso Post 94.
The Diamond Spiders scored seven runs in the top of the ninth and held on for a 10-7 win at Chesterton High School Wednesday night.
First-year addition to the coaching staff Will Shepard was happy with the team’s performance in the later innings.

June 20th

Nude man propositions woman pumping gas

June 20, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth police were called to the area of Family Express Monday around 9:30 p.m. by a woman who reported that she had been propositioned by a nude man while she was pumping gas.

Enter the Pilot News "Big Catch" photo contest

June 20, 2012

John Allyn caught this 20 1/2 inch largemouth from Gilbert Lake. Submit your “Big Catch” photos throughout June and July; photo contest winners will be notified Aug. 1. Email or; or drop off your photos at 214 N. Michigan St., Plymouth; or mail to P.O. Box 220, Plymouth, IN 46563.

2 conditional hires for city

June 20, 2012

PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth Fire Department has issued two conditional offers of employment, as announced in the city council meeting Monday.
These offers will stand provided all application and testing requirements are met. The two conditional new employees are Zach Marquardt and Nick Allen.
Also, the City Engineer presented three requests from United Telephone to install communication infrastructure on Harrison Street, Jim Neu Drive, and Pioneer Drive for LifePlex. The requests were approved by the board.

Commissioners to seek input on golf cart ordinance

June 20, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Marshall County residents will have a chance to make their opinion known on the Commissioners proposed ordinance to allow golf carts on county roads.
The measure was brought before the Commissioners in early June. At that time the ordinance allowed golf cart traffic only on roads with reduced speed limits or in neighborhoods surrounding area lakes and golf courses.

June 19th

CBGC auction shines for youths' brighter future

June 20, 2012

The committee behind the Culver Boys & Girls Club's annual auction and dinner event is recuperating after another evening of sparkling and convivial success -- to the tune of some $44,000 and counting raised for the club, according to committee chair Ginny Munroe.

Held Friday evening at the Culver Academies' Lay Dining Center, festively decorated for the occasion, and catered by the dining hall itself -- under the direction of Lee Wilhite and head chef Larry Surrisi -- the event was attended by some 200 area residents under the theme of "Building Brighter Futures."

Terry J. Rosander

June 19, 2012

Terry J. Rosander 
Oct. 7, 1960-June 17, 2012
SOUTH BEND — Terry Jay Rosander, 51, of South Bend, formerly of Grovertown, born Oct. 7, 1960 to Kathleen and Delbert Rosander, died peacefully in his sleep surrounded by his sisters and brother after a long struggle with the residual effects of a traumatic brain injury sustained in 1991.

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