July 11th, 2012
Dr. Barbara Jean Martin
Sept. 27, 1951-July 5, 2012
FAIRFAX, Va. â€”Â Barbara lost her battle with cancer July 5, 2012 in Fairfax, Va.
Joseph R. Blakley
Feb. 5, 1945-July 8, 2012
BREMEN â€” Joseph R. Blakley, 67, of Bremen, went peacefully to be with Jesus Sunday, July 8, 2012 at his home. He was born Feb. 5, 1945 to Harold and Ruth (Jones) Blakley in Adrian, Mich. He married Sylvia Roebuck July 2, 1966.
Joseph honorably served his country in Vietnam. He worked for Universal Bearings in Bremen for more than 13 years. Joseph was a lifetime member of the VFW and a member of St. Paulâ€™s Lutheran Church of Bremen. He was also an avid golfer.
Joan Bauman Faust
Jan. 5, 1931 June 29, 2012
OCALA, Fla. â€”Â Joan Faust went to be with her Lord June 29, 2012. She was raised in Plymouth, where she graduated from Plymouth High School in 1949. Joan was a resident of Ocala, Fla. Her husband Richard Faust Sr. preceded her in death February, 2003, also a sister Ellen Bauman Rosebaum passed away in 1985, brothers Michael and Howard Bauman 2008 and Laurence Bauman 2009.
Surviving is a stepson, Richard Faust Jr., his wife, Estella Faust; grandchildren, Cynthia and Karen Faust and a great-grandson, Jaden Florence all from Ocala, Fla.
MARSHALL CO. â€” The Marshall County Solid Waster Management has taken yet another step to collect prescription and non-prescription medications so that they can be disposed of properly.
New bins for collections have been placed at the Marshall County Jail in Plymouth and at the Bremen and Culver Police Departments.
BOURBON â€” Eight Triton High School art club students recently took a nine-day trip to Europe with their teacher, Diane Westphal. They visited Paris, Milan, Florence, Pisa, and Rome, checking out famous art and architecture along the way.
â€śThe plane ride itself was an experience,â€ť said one student, Ethan Yazel. â€śThe eight-hour flight was a little tedious but it was worth it once we got to Paris.â€ť
Yazel said that his favorite sights on the trip included the many old buildings.
PLYMOUTH â€” Cole Mann is a family man. So when it came time for him to choose a college, he let his family help him decide.
The 2012 Plymouth High School graduate and former Rockie will ply his football skills at NCAA Division III Trine University beginning in the fall.
â€śMy mom loved it and my sister loved it,â€ť he said. â€śMy grandma loved it, and she passed away. She was a big part of my life. Family is a big thing for me, and I wanted to go somewhere where they were comfortable.â€ť
PCC beats Maplecrest
The Plymouth Country Club Ryder Cup team recently vanquished its friends from Maplecrest Country Club, winning 20-12. The win was the fourth straight for PCC.
A rematch will take place Aug. 22 at Maplecrest.
Team members were Jon Huffman, Pat Bayley, Jeff Starr, Brad Parkhurst, John Hampton, Ryan Cummings, Jack Kary, John Wendel, Kent Naylor, Greg Scheetz, Dave Goebel, Steve Hissong, Paul Martindale, Jim Galt, Gary Treat, Rob Carlson, Jim Beckham, George Blackburne, Mike Galt and Andrew Morris.
Womenâ€™s Choice winners
BOURBON â€” Can a small community mount an effective festival? The Triton community â€” Bourbon, Etna Green, and Tippecanoe â€” can do it as the Triton Community Summerfest 2012 takes place Aug. 10, 11 and 12 in Bourbon. Area residents and visitors are invited to share a fun experience in small town Midwest America at the Community Park Friday evening, with the official opening of 6:30 p.m. There will be carousel rides open and vendors selling their wares. Stay for the Miss Triton pageant at 7:30. Admission is $1 or paper products for the food pantry.
ARGOS â€” Although the Marshall County Fair week (July 15-21) is just around the corner, the superintendents of the Open Class displays are still welcoming entries of craft, foods, and sewing projects. According to Jane Yochum, co-superintendent for the Open Class, they usually average 400-500 exhibits from 125-150 exhibitors. Yochum has been overseeing the exhibits for the past 8 years. Helping her is Co-superintendent Karen McCartney.
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth entered Sundayâ€™s semifinal game against Highland Post 180 behind an offensive onslaught Saturday when it saw the team collect 23 runs on 20 hits in games against Crawfordsville Post 72 and Three Oaks post 204. However, Highland was the number one seed in the tournament and showed why in a 3-0 victory over the Diamond Spyders en route to the Patriot Classic championship at Bill Nixon Field.