April 18th, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Marshall County Coroner Bill Cleavenger would like to be able to text on the job. Far from being a distraction, however, Cleavenger told county commissioners Monday that texting capabilities on his and his deputiesâ€™ county-issued cell phones would make their jobs easier and more efficient.
â€śBetter than 99.5 percent of calls in the last three years have come through the countyâ€™s 911 center, and they use computer aided dispatch (CAD),â€ť said Cleavenger.
BOURBON â€” Tritonâ€™s girls tennis match with Whitko Tuesday was a win-win: The Lady Trojans got the match victory, 3-2, and the Wildcatsâ€™ style provided them a sort of sneak preview of tonightâ€™s conference opponent LaVille.
Triton won in straight sets on both doubles courts and at the 1 singles position at home to move to an even 2-2 on the young season.
Plymouth tops 3-way
Plymouthâ€™s boys golf team jumped out to a 2-0 start to its dual meet season, and Bremen fell to both the Pilgrims and Mishawaka Marian in a three-way meet at Plymouth Country Club Tuesday.
Nate Kolter shot a 1-over-par 37 to lead Plymouth, Ben Schenk shot a 40, and John Ruff and Zach Craft both turned in 42s for the consistent Pilgrims.
Bremen was led by Micah Knoblockâ€™s 39, while Kevin Woodyard turned in a 41, followed by Nate Srehlerâ€™s 52 and a pair of 56s from Joe Zeltwanger and Brad Foster.
Plymouth softball infielders hold a conference in the circle during a Northern Lakes Conference game with Elkhart Memorial.
CULVER, Ind. â€“ More than 50 teams and 400 participants will be involved Friday, April 20, in the fifth annual Relay For Life of Culver. The overnight event begins at 7 p.m. at the Multipurpose Building on the campus of Culver Academies.
April 16, 2012
HAMLET â€”Â June Miller, 72, died Monday, April 16, 2012 in her home.
She is survived by her husband, Fred; three children, Earnestine (Robert) Becker of Hamlet, Johnny Ray (Donna) Miller of Rensselaer and Freddy (Betty) Miller of LaPorte; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren;Â two brothers, Henry (Shirley) Miller and James (Paula) Miller; and one sister, Katherine (Roy) Craft.
April 13, 2012
ROCHESTER â€”Â Harold Keith West, 82, of Rochester died at 9:48 a.m., Friday, April 13, 2012 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne.
He is survived by his wife, Veta; three sons, Jerome (Sue) West ofÂ Traverse City, Mich., Larry (Rhonda) West of Almont, Mich., Gary (Laura) West of Plymouth; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Bert (Betty) West of Palacios,Texas, and George (Donna) WestÂ of Tacoma, Wash.
Gilbert G. Rich
Feb. 22, 1927-April 12, 2012
ROCHESTER â€”Â Gilbert G. Rich, 85, of Argos passed away Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 9:34 p.m. in Woodlawn Hospital at Rochester.
Gilbert was born the son of Edward Rich and Emma Haehnel Rich Feb. 22, 1927 at Leroy. He was a resident of Argos the past 48 years. He was a truck driver hauling steel. He served in the United States Army during World War II and was a member of the Bourbon American Legion Post #424 and Marshall County Farm Bureau. In his spare time he enjoyed working with rocks, polishing them and making various kinds of jewelry.
Jeannie Gottschalk Nelinson
Aug. 2, 1946-April 1, 2012
FLOWER MOUND, Texas â€”Â After a courageous battle against cancer, Jean Ann â€śJeannieâ€ť Gottschalk Nelinson, passed away at home surrounded by her beloved family Sunday, April 1, 2012.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â A fundraising dinner and auction is planned for Thursday evening to benefit Operation Quiet Comfort, a non-profit organization dedicated to sending care packages to injured soldiers overseas.
"We hear about (soldiers) who are killed, but we don't hear about the ones who are injured every day," said organizer Jan Houin. "OQC strives to send an extra measure of comfort to injured soldiers."