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June 7th, 2012

Death notices 6-7-12

June 7, 2012

Gloria J. Pertics
June 5, 2012
SOUTH BEND — Gloria J. Pertics, 85, of South Bend, formerly of LaPaz, died at 1:05 a.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2012 in her home.
She is survived by her daughter, Valerie L. (Arch) Milani of Mishawaka; son, Rick S. (Cindy) Pertics of Plymouth; and six grandchildren.

Pauline Fites

June 7, 2012

Pauline Fites
June 5, 2012
BOURBON — Pauline Freese Fites, 96, a life-long resident of the greater Bourbon community died June 5, 2012.
Preceding her were her husband Ryval (Pete) Fites, 1996 and a daughter, Sheila Kelley, 2009.

Helen L. Richey

June 7, 2012

Helen L. Richey
Feb. 14, 1921-June 4, 2012
PLYMOUTH – Helen L. Richey, 91, a Plymouth resident since 1999, formerly of Walkerton, passed away at 12:15 a.m. Monday, June 4, 2012, in Miller’s Merry Manor.
The daughter of Harry Lloyd and Ida Louise Rinker, Helen was born Feb. 14, 1921 at LaCrosse. A 1939 graduate of Union Township High School, LaPorte County, she was president of her class.
April 5, 1941, in South Bend, Helen and Paul R. Richey were married. Paul preceded her in death Nov. 12, 1999.

Edith Fuller

June 7, 2012

Edith Fuller
Aug. 16, 1913-June 4, 2012
WAKARUSA — Edith (Vance) Fuller went home to be with her Lord at the age of 98 at Miller’s Merry Manor, Wakarusa Monday June 4, 2012 at 8:50 p.m.
Edith was born Aug. 16, 1913 in Claypool to Laymon and Emma (Thompson) Vance.
Edith grew up in the Claypool area on the family farm. She attended Hidie Elementary School of rural Claypool. She was a 1931 graduate of Claypool High School. Following graduation from high school Edith attended Manchester College.

June 6th

Enter the Pilot News "Big Catch" photo contest

June 6, 2012

Robert Grigsby caught 52 pounds of catfish in the Tippecanoe River. 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.

Equipment stolen

June 6, 2012

MARSHALL CO. — An electric log splitter was taken from the property of Ryan Cox in the 300 block of U.S. 31 Thursday by an unknown suspect. The machinery is 42 inches in length with a red beam and blue hydraulic pump. Anyone with information about this theft should contact the Marshall County Sheriff's Department, 574-936-3187.

Downtown 'Second Fridays' kick off this weekend

June 6, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Prepare to see the downtown cityscape transformed this Friday evening as shop owners put out special sales, art displays, and even some refreshments. The city’s “Second Fridays” summer events kick off this weekend, and many downtown shops will be staying open until 8 p.m. to accommodate attendees. The theme for the first event is “Art on the Streets.” Visitors to downtown that evening can enjoy looking at art, meeting shop owners, and listening to soft jazz music playing through speakers outside.

DMHO ready to come 'home' for Alumni Banquet

June 6, 2012

PLYMOUTH — The biggest reunion of the summer takes place on June 15 as the Plymouth Alumni Association will host the annual Alumni Banquet at Plymouth High School starting at 6 p.m.

Area golfer get ready for regionals

June 6, 2012

FORT WAYNE — After Triton beat out Warsaw in a fifth score tiebreaker for the sectional championship last year, the Tigers avenged the loss with a regional championship.
Last Friday, the Trojans lost out to Warsaw on a fifth score tiebreaker for the Warsaw Sectional title, and they’re hoping they can return the favor for last year’s regional meet as both teams take the field along with Culver Military Academy at Homestead Thursday.

June 5th

Impaired driver crashes vehicle while resisting arrest

June 5, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Aaron Myers, 23, of Bourbon, was arrested around 2:30 Tuesday morning after failing to pull over for Plymouth police officers. Myers was traveling southbound on Randolph Street from Plymouth-Goshen Trail and did not stop for police. His vehicle eventually crashed on Randolph Street south of Baker Street. Further investigation led officers to believe that Myers was under the influence of alcohol. Myers was lodged in the Marshall County Jail and has a Superior I court date of June 19, 2012.

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