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April 12th, 2012

Elaine Sandra McVicker

April 12, 2012

Elaine Sandra McVicker
Dec. 14, 1955-April 8, 2012
WATERVLIET, Mich. — Elaine Sandra McVicker, age 56 years of Summit Drive, Watervliet, Mich. died at 3:10 p.m. Easter Sunday, April 8, 2012 at Watervliet Community Hospital unexpectedly but of natural causes.
She was born Dec. 14, 1955 in Knox to Dewey Otto and Pauline Veronica (Nauseda) McVicker. She attended school in Leiter’s Ford and has lived in Watervliet, Mich. for many years.

Death notices 4-11-12

April 12, 2012

Fern Iris Yoder
April 9, 2012
BREMEN — Fern Iris Yoder, 93, of 1683 Plymouth-Goshen Trail, Bremen, died at 9:25 p.m., Monday, April 9, 2012 at Bremen Community Hospital.
Surviving are sons, Roland (Rita) Yoder, Howard (Laurie) Yoder, and James (Sandra) Yoder, all of Bremen; a daughter, Marilyn (Dennis) Easton, Osceola; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Charles (Edna) Goss Jr., Matuhn, Ill., Melvin (Janice) Goss, Nappanee; and sisters, Naomi (Wayne) Weldy, Winona Lake, and Pearl (Carlyle) Chupp, Nappanee.

Wild pitching costly for Lions as Pilgrims rally past Bremen, 4-3

April 12, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Bremen head coach Bo Hundt knew coming into the season that his team’s fortunes were going to hinge on pitching.
It was certainly the Lions’ undoing Wednesday.
Bremen’s pitching staff struggled with control issues in the blustery conditions, and Plymouth capitalized on a total of 11 walks and five wild pitches — including four bases on balls and a pair of wild pitches during a decisive three-run sixth — as the Pilgrims claimed their second straight win with a 4-3 come-from-behind victory over the visiting Lions at Bill Nixon Field.

Skirvin signs with U of Indy

April 12, 2012

Plymouth High School senior Hayden Skirvin recently signed a letter of intent to play football next fall at the University of Indianapolis. The coaching staff at the University of Indianapolis heavily recruited Hayden to play tight end for the Division II Greyhounds, who finished the 2011 season with a record of 7-4.
Pictured, left to right are front row: mother Kelly Skirvin, Hayden Skirin, father Gene Skirvin, PHS football coach John Barron; second row: brother Payton Skirvin, brother Evan Skirvin, PHS Athletic Director Roy Benge.

Results 4-12

April 12, 2012

Girls tennis
Bremen sweeps Glenn
Bremen beat visiting John Glenn on all five courts in a Northern State Conference sweep at Leeper Park Wednesday.
Glenn freshman Kyler Columbia took a 6-4 win over Bremen’s Chelsea Anglin in the second set before succumbing 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 in No. 2 singles play in the closest match of the day.
At Bremen
SINGLES: 1. Moragn Smith beat Anna schmalzried 6-0, 6-1; 2. Chelsea Anglin beat Kyler Columbia 7-5, 4-6, 6-4; 3. Kirstyn Buck beat Allison Pudlo 6-3, 6-2.

April 11th

Triton announces 2012-13 school calendar

April 11, 2012

BOURBON — The Triton school board announced its 2012-13 school year calendar at its monthly meeting last Monday. According to the calendar, the school year will begin Aug. 14 and conclude May 23.
Early dismissals are planned for every Friday. Elementary dismissal will take place at 2:35 p.m. and high school dismissal at 2:45 p.m.
Winter vacation begins Dec. 24 and classes resume Jan. 7.

Argos spring musical is this weekend

April 11, 2012

The Argos High School choral department will be presenting "Fiddler on the Roof" this Friday and Saturday, April 13, 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Argos High School auditorium. All seats are $5 and available at the door or at the high school office prior to the performance.
Other area weekend events include:
• The Arts Council of Marshall County April meeting is at 10 a.m. at Heartland Artists, 103 W. LaPorte St., Plymouth. All interested parties are invited to attend and help plan the council's show at the Yellow River Festival.

Planning to vote absentee? Here's what you need to know

April 11, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Residents may now vote by absentee ballot if they are a registered voter of the precinct where they reside.
Absentee voting began Monday, April 9, in the Marshall County Clerk’s Office, 211 W. Madison St., Plymouth, from 8 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 4 p.m. for the upcoming primary election May 8. The office will also be open Saturday, April 28 and Saturday, May 5 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Schoff surprises friends, family with visit

April 11, 2012

PLYMOUTH — When Billy and Kathy Schoff first heard that their 18-year-old son, Austin, had been hit by a car while walking on Michigan Road in February, they never dreamed that he would be walking again and talking just two months later.
“From day one on the rehab floor, the doctors had a progress plan,” said Billy. “They had to keep scrapping it because Austin was progressing so rapidly.”

Results 4-11

April 11, 2012

Plymouth dimes Rochester
Chase Peters gave up six hits for four earned runs, and Plymouth’s order cranked out 12 hits in a 16-6, six-inning diming of Rochester Tuesday at Bill Nixon Field.
Joe Knapp, Ike Kastner and Hayden Skirvin all doubled for the Pilgrims, and Skirvin finished with five RBI while Kastner and Peters each batted in two runs.

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