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June 15th, 2012

Calhoun named new LaVille head boys soccer coach

June 16, 2012

LAKEVILLE — A recent Argos alum will take the reins of LaVille’s boys soccer program, the school announced Friday.
LaVille High School announced the hiring of Adam Calhoun, a 2009 graduate of Argos High School, as new head boys soccer coach.
Calhoun played four years varsity soccer at Argos as a midfielder and defender. He also played goalie at Ancilla College, where he served as team captain and on the Ancilla College Athletic Committee. He holds three goal-keeping records at Ancilla — shutouts in a season, goals against average and shutouts in a career.

Culver author celebrates kids & summer fun with ‘Ice Cream Hotel

June 15, 2012

For Jack Johnston, the idea was so simple it should have already been taken: kids love ice cream and they love to stay in hotels. So the Culver resident’s new children’s book, “Ice Cream Hotel,” created a match made in kid heaven.

Actually, the idea itself started with a kid: Johnston’s Culver Elementary School niece, Sarah Luttrell, had created an “ice cream hotel” drawing for art class, and Johnston was immediately struck by the idea. So, though he’d never had aspirations to pen a picture book, he went home and in two hours had the story on paper.

Woman shoots self in Martin's parking lot

June 15, 2012

PLYMOUTH — An unidentified woman shot herself this morning in the parking lot of the Plymouth Martin's Supermarket.
Mike Smith was leaving the store around 9:30 a.m. when he noticed what looked like a woman sleeping in her car. He then noticed that she had a gun propped between her legs pointing at herself. Smith approached another shopper in the parking lot, Jamie Paxton, and asked him to call 911 because he believed the woman had shot herself.

Enter the Pilot News "Big Catch" photo contest

June 15, 2012

Mark Stevens caught this catfish in a gravel pit in Marshall County. 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.

Sample of county golf courses supports United Way

June 15, 2012

MARSHALL CO. — Need a Father’s Day or employee appreciation gift? United Way of Marshall County may have just the thing to cover the occasion while supporting local non-profit agencies at the same time. United Way is currently selling golf cards for $50. The card holder receives one round at each of the six golf courses in Marshall County: Mystic Hills, Plymouth Country Club, Plymouth Rock, Spring O’ Mint, Swan Lake, and Tri-Way.

Two LaVille seniors earn rare honors

June 15, 2012

LAKEVILLE — Kameron Flynn and Anthony Singleton, both 2012 graduates of LaVille Jr./Sr. High School, have done something that only three students at the school have done before. The two graduated with both academic and technical honors on their diploma.

George Hornish

June 15, 2012

George Hornish
June 13, 2012
NAPPANEE — George Hornish, 79, formerly of Nappanee, died Wednesday, June 13, at 9:30 p.m. at Maples Nursing Home in Goshen after an extended illness.

Barbara E. Hutchinson

June 15, 2012

Barbara E. Hutchinson
June 10, 2012
ARGOS — Barbara “Granny” E. Hutchinson, 79, of Argos died June 10, 2012 at 11:40 p.m. at Life Care Center of Rochester following a short illness.
She is survived by a son, Scott Hutchinson of Pierceton; daughter, Cara Kowal of Indianapolis; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; sister, Cindy Karns of Ohio; and daughter-in-law, Julie Hutchinson of Argos.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday June 15, 2012 at the Maple Grove Cemetery, Argos. Burial will be at Maple Grove Cemetery, Argos.

Alex Banfich named to Capital One Academic All-District Track & Field Team

June 15, 2012

PRINCETON, N.J. — Plymouth native and recent Princeton graduate Alex Banfich has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District Track & Field Team, it was announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Banfich is a four-time All-America on the Princeton women’s cross country and women’s track teams. She placed fifth at the 2011 NCAA Cross Country Championship, the highest finish by a Tiger at the NCAAs in program history.

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June 15, 2012

Post 27 wins Terre Haute tourney opener
Plymouth Post 27 won its opener at the Terre Haute Tournament Thursday, scoring three runs in the third and tacking on another two in the seventh for a 5-3 victory over Terre Haute Post 346.
After starting out the game with six straight strike outs, the Diamond Spyder offense woke up in the top half of the third, scoring three runs on a pair of Post 346 errors and a double by Eric Knepper of Bremen.

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