June 12th, 2012
This 43-inch Musky was caught by Dick Shroeder of Wanatah (doing a Figure 8 boatside). Holding the fish is Steve Syrja of Grass Lake, Mich. Also pictured is Dave "Bird" Claussen of Valparaiso. "We have been chasing Muskies all over the Midwest for 30 years," Schroeder said. "I love this picture since it is a decent fish hooked at boatside, I picked the spot and it's a great picture of two of my best fishing buddies."
MARSHALL CO. â€”Â Marshall County council members heard a request for funds from the probation department during their regular meeting Monday. Representatives from the department Mary Jane Walsworth and James Pheibush said that so far this year, they have used twice the bed days for detaining juveniles as the entire year last year.
â€śWe have no explanation for why (this number) was so low last year and so high this year,â€ť said Walsworth.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Late last Friday afternoon, Federal Judge Tanya Walton Pratt entered an order dismissing the city of Plymouth from a lawsuit involving the cityâ€™s K-9 unit which was filed by Kevin D. Miller in January of this year.
LAKEVILLE â€” Kalee Miller of Culver was recently named the North Central Soccer Association (NCSA) T. Edward (Ted) Ummel Young Referee of the Year.
Miller is the daughter of Debbie and Larry Miller and received a cash prize and plaque with the award at the conclusion of the NSCA's spring soccer season, in which over 1,800 young players participated.
Miller was nominated by Culver Youth Soccer and was selected by the NCSA committee. She has been USSF certified for five years.
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth High School will offer IHSAA sport physicals appointments at Plymouth High School Tuesday through Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m.Â Dr. Tony McPherron and his staff at Speciality Orthopedics along with PHS athletic staff volunteers will be onÂ site to provide this opportunity.Â The athleticÂ physicals will be for incoming freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors only.Â
PLYMOUTH â€” The third annual P-Town Cruzâ€™n car show was a huge success Saturday, as 143 total cars were entered into the non-competitive event. And if the amount of pizza consumed is an indication of attendance, it was a successful draw as well.
Many attendees walked away with door prizes, including two 32-inch TVs. Car owners were automatically entered into a drawing to win one of the TVs, and spectators entered to win by visiting area businesses. The more businesses they visited, the more chances they had of winning.
GROVERTOWN â€” Just two weeks remain until Saylorâ€™s End of the Trail summer rodeo event June 23. For a $10 admission fee, attendees can spend the evening admiring tricks and stunts such as bronco riding, cattle working events, barrel racing, and bull riding.
â€śWe have two rodeos a year,â€ť explained co-owner Laura Saylor. â€śThis one is a rodeo with a twist, we call it. (Contestants) have to put a team together and there are six different events that they have to compete in. There has to be at least one girl on each team, and there can be no more than 10 teams.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€”Â The city utilities department hit an unmarked gas line on Garro Street Monday around 11 a.m. while they were putting in a new sewer line in front of Hoffman's and the Plymouth Farmers Market area.
The Plymouth Fire Department responded to the scene, evacuating six nearby residents and standing by until NIPSCO was able to stabilize the situation. Plymouth Fire chief Rod Miller said that the gas line was accidentally hit while city personnel were digging a trench.
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth Post 27 started off the 2012 season on a winning note as the Diamond Spyders swept visiting Highland Post 180 in a doubleheader at Bill Nixon Field Saturday, 8-1 and 5-2.
Have you ever wanted to go to the Kentucky Derby or receive flight instruction? How about staying in a house in Vermont or a condo in Colorado? For those wanting to stay close to home, Culver merchants have graciously donated use of their services and facilities.
These are among the items up for bid at the Culver Boys & Girls Club annual fundraiser, â€śBuilding Brighter Futures,â€ť Friday, June 15 at the Lay Dining Facility on the Culver Academies campus from 6 to 9:30 p.m.
The evening includes a silent auction with over 175 items, a delicious buffet dinner, and a premier live auction.