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August 1st, 2012

Lila Jane Wallace

August 1, 2012

Lila Jane Wallace
Aug. 6, 1925-July 26, 2012
PLYMOUTH – Lila J. “Pearlie” Wallace, 86, a Ferndale Avenue resident of Plymouth, passed away Thursday evening at 5:40 p.m. in the Elkhart Hospice House.
Lila was born Aug. 6, 1925 in South Bend, the daughter of Thomas and Eva Jane (Edgerton) Fakos. She graduated from Central High School with the class of 1943.
April 28, 1946 in South Bend, she became the bride of Robert J. Wallace. At the age of 40 he preceded her in death Aug. 27, 1967.

Death notices 7-31-12

August 1, 2012

Robert D. Hamman
July 27, 2012
NAPPANEE — Robert D. Hamman, 75, of Nappanee, died Friday, July 27, at Elkhart General Hospital Emergency Room from natural causes.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy; five children, Timothy S. (Di) Hamman of Eastlake, Ohio; Kelly Sutton of Nappanee; Rodney D. (Sherrill) Hamman of Mentone; Kina (Tom) Hinz of Plymouth; and Kela (Jimmy Faulkner) Hamman-Runnells of Warsaw; 13 grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

Car-B-Q results are in

August 1, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Big boys (and girls) and their “toys” turned out to strut their stuff while helping the Boys & Girls Club of Marshall County last Saturday at the third annual P-town Car-B-Q Showdown, held behind Oliver Ford Lincoln in Plymouth. The total collected for the charity is still being calculated at this time.
A car/truck/motorcycle show headlined the event with 82 vehicles spit-shined to their very brightest to help raise funds for the charity, and several more coming to “just hang out.”

Plymouth golfer Bennett signs with Ancilla

August 1, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth High School graduate Cody Bennett recently signed his Letter of Intent to play golf for Ancilla College in the 2012-2013 season.
Bennett earned two varsity letters in golf at Plymouth High School under coach Ben Waymouth before enrolling at Ancilla this fall.
“It is close to home,” said Bennett. “I also have the opportunity to play college golf.”
“Cody is a great fit for our team,” said Ancilla head golf coach Marc Hayden. “He has a lot in common with the incoming class, and I like that he wants to compete.”

Results 8-1

August 1, 2012

Girls golf
Glenn splits opener
John Glenn earned a split in its season-opener at Meadow Valley Tuesday, beating Tippecanoe Valley 248-268 but falling to Northridge 216-248.
The Lady Falcons were led by Madeleine Silvey’s 60, while Emma Reese shot a 61, Taylor Hines carded a 63, and Morgan Eggleston turned in a 64.
Glenn will play in the New Prairie Invitational next Tuesday.
At Meadow Valley (Par 36)
Northridge (216): Madison Stewart 47, Sydney Reed 54, Kelly Soard 56, Emily Thomas 59, Abbey MClure 67.

July 31st

Alumni Week events begin Wednesday

July 31, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Summertime winding down is also the time for the annual events of Alumni Week.
The week starts with a Plymouth Alumni Association day out Wednesday at the South Bend Silver Hawks. To reserve your tickets, call 574-952-4444 today.
Then comes the Ladies Big Red Open. This year’s 13th annual event at the Plymouth Country Club will be held Thursday, Aug. 2. Registration starts at 9 a.m. with a shot gun start at 9:30 a.m. The outing concludes with lunch and an awards ceremony at 1:30 p.m.

Fire destroys barn, 4 vehicles

July 31, 2012

LAPAZ — It was just past 2 p.m. Monday when LaPaz resident Holly Richwalski spotted something amiss at her neighbor’s home at 215 W. 1st Road.
“I noticed billowing smoke coming out of the barn across the street,” said Richwalski, adding that she immediately called 911.
A metal and wood pole barn had been on fire for an undetermined period of time and was completely engulfed when fire departments from LaPaz, Bremen, Plymouth, and St. Joseph county arrived on the scene.

Triton grad T.J. Carpenter is Cleveland Golf/ Srixon All-America Scholar

July 31, 2012

BOURBON — Triton alum and Ball State graduate T.J. Carpenter has been named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar. He was named to the list — which is selected by the Golf Coaches Association of America — with Cardinals teammates Joe Gasser, Tony Lazzara and Alex Stinson, and the four made up the most picks on any individual team in any NCAA Division I program.

Results 7-31

July 31, 2012

Girls golf
Lady Pilgrims open season
Plymouth’s girls golf team opened up its 2012 season with a seventh-place finish at the 12-team Lafayette Harrison Invitational at Battleground Golf Club Monday.
The Lady Pilgrims carded a team score of 374 led by senior Emily Berger’s 87. Fellow upperclassmen Lauren Rearick and Heather Schrome carded respective scores of 92 and 97, while freshman Morgan Oberley put in Plymouth’s fourth score with a 98 for the day.
At Battleground Golf Club (par 72)

July 30th

Weekend motorcyle crash leaves 2 hospitalized

July 30, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Jeremy Wegner, 34, of Elkhart, and Kimberly Danaher, 27, of Cassopolis, Mich., were injured early Sunday morning while they were traveling northbound on Michigan Road coming onto the overpass ramp for U.S. 31 North. Marshall County police reported that evidence at the scene showed that Wegner's 1980 Yamaha motorcycle went off the roadway and struck the face of the guardrail on the north side of the ramp. The motorcycle continued traveling against the guardrail face for a short distance and came to rest on the overpass in the middle of the ramp.

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