August 1st, 2012
Lila Jane Wallace
Aug. 6, 1925-July 26, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€“ Lila J. â€śPearlieâ€ť 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.
Robert D. Hamman
July 27, 2012
NAPPANEE â€”Â 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.
PLYMOUTH â€” Big boys (and girls) and their â€śtoysâ€ť 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 â€śjust hang out.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€” 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.
â€śIt is close to home,â€ť said Bennett. â€śI also have the opportunity to play college golf.â€ť
â€śCody is a great fit for our team,â€ť said Ancilla head golf coach Marc Hayden. â€śHe has a lot in common with the incoming class, and I like that he wants to compete.â€ť
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 Silveyâ€™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.
â€˘ NORTHRIDGE 216, JOHN GLENN 248, TIPPECANOE VALLEY 268
At Meadow Valley (Par 36)
Northridge (216): Madison Stewart 47, Sydney Reed 54, Kelly Soard 56, Emily Thomas 59, Abbey MClure 67.
PLYMOUTH â€” 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 yearâ€™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.
LAPAZ â€” It was just past 2 p.m. Monday when LaPaz resident Holly Richwalski spotted something amiss at her neighborâ€™s home at 215 W. 1st Road.
â€śI noticed billowing smoke coming out of the barn across the street,â€ť 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.
BOURBON â€”Â 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 â€” which is selected by the Golf Coaches Association of America â€” 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.
Lady Pilgrims open season
Plymouthâ€™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 Bergerâ€™s 87. Fellow upperclassmen Lauren Rearick and Heather Schrome carded respective scores of 92 and 97, while freshman Morgan Oberley put in Plymouthâ€™s fourth score with a 98 for the day.
â€˘Â LAFAYETTE HARRISON INVITATIONAL
At Battleground Golf Club (par 72)
PLYMOUTH â€” 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.