June 14th, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€” The biggest school reunion of the year takes place Friday at Plymouth High School when the Plymouth Alumni Association hosts a doubly-eventful Alumni Banquet beginning at 6 p.m. The banquet portion of the evening will see the induction of Suellen Glaub Long, Dr. Robert Vore and Dr. Arthur Becknell Jr. into the Plymouth Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame.
After dinner, the PAA will host a special concert with 1995 PHS grad and Dove Award winning Denver Bierman beginning at 8 p.m. in the PHS Auditorium.
DONALDSON â€” The 17th annual Ancilla College Golf Tournament teed off on Monday at the Plymouth Country Club, with 40 teams taking part in the festivities to help raise money for the school.
The tournament, which followed a four-person Florida scramble format, raised over $21,000 for the Annual Fund. Funds received are pledged to support student grants and scholarships.
Plymouthâ€™s No. 1 doubles tandem of Andria Shook, left, and Marissa German, right, were recently named to the Indiana High School Tennis Coaches Associationâ€™s All-State Honorable Mention list.
Shook and German finished their season with an 18-6 record, were named to the All-Northern Lakes Conference Honorable Mention list, the all-district team and finished runners-up at the LaPorte Regional in the IHSAAâ€™s 22nd Annual Doubles State Tournament.
The Culver Chamber of Commerce's popular, annual Taste of Culver festival will be back Saturday, June 16, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Jefferson Street between Main and Ohio Streets.
A number Culver's renowned restaurants will offer small sampligs their fare, and last year's Caribbean vibe will be recreated in part by steel drum player Kent Arnsbarger (www.kentarnsbarger.com) throughout the event.
As in the past, attendees may purchase one ticket for each dollar's worth of food or drink they plan to buy, and explore the various offerings available to them.
MARSHALL CO. â€” Due to the extremely dry conditions, the Marshall County Board of Commissioners, with the support of several of the local fire chiefs, issued a disaster proclamation restricting open burning throughout the entire county Wednesday.
BREMEN â€” 23-year-old Taylor R. Dodds, of South Bend, was killed around 6:30 Wednesday morning when his vehicle collided with a semi truck on U.S. 6 near Pla-Mor campground in Bremen.
Marshall County coroner Bill Clevenger said Dodds was traveling east on U.S. 6 when he suddenly swerved into oncoming traffic and hit a semi driven by David Bryant, 55, of southern Indiana. Dodds was killed instantly. Bryant was not injured in the accident, and managed to escape from the cab of the semi before it burst into flames.
This is Nate Manikowski (age 7) of Argos. He caught this large mouth bass at Hawk Lake in Culver with a rubber worm. The approximate size is 4 pounds and 22 inches long.
Submit your "Big Catch" photos throughout June and July; photo contest winners will be notified Aug. 1. Email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org; or drop off your photos at 214 N. Michigan St., Plymouth; or mail to P.O. Box 220, Plymouth, IN 46563.
PLYMOUTH â€” PHS grad Mae Christiansen will be starting her senior year at Purdue University with a new appreciation for people from all over the world and their histories.
After spending three weeks touring Helsinki, Finland and then traveling on to Russia and Estonia, Christiansen is beginning her senior year and majoring in history.
She said, â€śHistory is people, and thatâ€™s why we can never know everything. History is much more that dates and places. Itâ€™s a beautiful web of experiences.â€ť
She was traveling with ten other Purdue students and their professor Anatoli Rapoport.
Janice A. BottorffÂ
Sept. 7, 1930-June 12, 2012
Dennis W. Stillson
June 8, 2012
BREMEN â€”Â Dennis W. Stillson, 88, of Bremen, died Friday, June 8, 2012 at home.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Stillson of Bremen; a daughter, Linda (Tom) Greenwood of San Diego; two sons, Dennis â€śMickâ€ť (Julia) Stillson of Bremen and Charles (Patricia) Stillson of San Diego; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.