May 23rd, 2012
LAKEVILLE â€” The old saying holds that the third timeâ€™s the charm.
Plymouth couldnâ€™t argue with that Tuesday.
Marissa Sullivan and battery mate Emilee Keilman both cranked out two-run homers in Plymouthâ€™s third time through the order, and the Lady Pilgrims used a four-run fifth to snap a 0-0 stalemate en route to a 6-2 defeat of John Glenn in Class 3A St. Josephâ€™s Softball Sectional action at Newton Park.
Plymouth advances to the semifinals to play Jimtown tonight at 7 p.m. following a game between host St. Joe and Culver Girls Academy.
BREMEN â€” The Indianapolis Colts have invited the Bremen High School football team to play in the Horseshoe Classic at Lucas Oil Stadium Saturday, Aug. 25.
CGA advances, Plymouth bows out at tennis regional
Culver Girls Academy advanced to the championship of its home tennis regional with a 5-0 win over Manchester, while Plymouth bowed out of the state tournament with a close 3-2 defeat at the hands of Northern Lakes Conference rival Warsaw at the CGA Girls Tennis Regional Tuesday.
CGA and Warsaw will face off in the tournamentâ€™s final tonight at 5:15 p.m.
Plymouth's boys track team celebrates its team championship at its home sectional last week.
MARSHALL CO. â€” The Marshall County D.U.I. Task Force has announced its intention to step up patrols for the Memorial Day weekend. Officers from multiple agencies throughout Marshall County will be out in full force all weekend looking for impaired drivers. Officers would like to remind the citizens to please drink responsibly and be safe this holiday weekend. Citizens are encouraged to report possible impaired drivers to the Marshall County Police Department at 574-936-3187.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Marshall County has a lot of land available to companies, but not many suitable buildings. This is a problem, according to Marshall County Economic Development directer Jennifer Laurent.
â€śSeventy-five to 80 percent of inquires we get are about existing buildings,â€ť said Laurent to Marshall County commissioners Monday in their regularly scheduled meeting.
PLYMOUTH â€” Anya Hettich, an eighth grader at Lincoln Jr. High School, recently conducted a community service project at the school that she hopes will continue for the next several years. After attending a sports leadership camp last summer, Hettich was on the hunt to find a volunteer project. She settled on the Marshall County Neighborhood Center as a recipient after speaking with MCNC director Sara Hill about the Centerâ€™s need for clothes â€” especially of the trendy, teen variety.
Mary Ann Rankin
May 20, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Mary Ann Rankin, 94, of 635 Oakhill Ave., Plymouth, died at 12:55 p.m. Sunday, May 20, 2012, at Miller's Merry Manor, in Plymouth.
She is survived by her husband, George L. Rankin of Plymouth; daughter, Karen Roush of Mishawaka; four grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 W. Madison St., Plymouth is handling the arrangements. There will be no services.
Memories may be shared at www.vangilderfuneralhome.com.
Leon D. Hochstedler
May 22, 2012
Thomas T. Winquist
May 21, 2012
SHIPSHEWANA â€”Â Thomas T. Winquist, 71, of Shipshewana, died Monday, May 21, 2012 at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
Mr. Winquist was born July 7, 1940 in Logansport, to Roy and Alice (Kiger) Winquist.
Mr. Winquist was a welder and groomed horses.
Surviving are three daughters, Mary Beatrice of Phoenix, Ariz., Andrea Winquist of Flora, and Teresa Lovell of South Bend; two grandchildren; a sister, Mary Ellen Franklin of Stuart, Fla.; and a brother, Richard Winquist of Shipshewana.
Robert R. Flora
Sept. 12, 1932-May 22, 2012
CULVER â€”Â Robert R. Flora, 79, of Culver passed away May 22, 2012.
He was born Sept. 12, 1932 in Plymouth, the son of Russell Flora and Dorothy Ayres.
He was self-employed as a farmer.
He is survived by his wife, Sally Flora of Culver; sons, Lynn R. (Gail) Flora of Culver, Scott Flora of Culver, Michael Ryan of Culver; daughter, Sharon (Terry) Honeycutt of Winamac; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Tom Flora; and four sisters.