April 11th, 2012
BOURBON âÂ 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.
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:
SATURDAY, APRIL 14
âą 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.
PLYMOUTH â 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 Clerkâs 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.
PLYMOUTH â 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.
âFrom day one on the rehab floor, the doctors had a progress plan,â said Billy. âThey had to keep scrapping it because Austin was progressing so rapidly.â
Plymouth dimes Rochester
Chase Peters gave up six hits for four earned runs, and Plymouthâs 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.
The English composer, of the early 1900s, Frederick Delius declared, âMusic is an outburst of the soulâ and for local talent Soulfyre this pronouncement is spot-on. The band proclaims their souls are on fire for music.
Warsawâs famed rock-metal band Soulfyre is back in town this Easter weekend, Saturday, April 7 at the Dandelion bar, and ready to regale and delight their fans with the most popular, crowd-pleasing cover tunes in an unparalleled live performance.
The Marshall County Humane Society's annual spring fundraiser, Catsino Night, is coming up April 21.
Tickets are available for $20 and include an all-you-can-eat buffet. The shelter also accepts donations including money, name brand dog and cat food, stamps, clay cat litter, newspaper, paper towels, bleach, old blankets, and laundry detergent.
For more information on Catsino Night, or to purchase tickets, call the shelter at 574-936-8300.
ATWOOD â An Etna Green woman is in serious condition Tuesday morning after crashing into a tractor-trailer on U.S. 30 Monday evening.
Daniel P. Weaver
April 6, 2012
PLYMOUTH Ââ Daniel Paul Weaver, 58, of 6A Road in Plymouth, died at his home Friday, April 6 of natural causes.
He is survived by his father, Bob; a brother, Mike Weaver of Plymouth; and a sister, Susan Weaver of Delray Beach, Fla.
Visitation will be held Thursday, April 12 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth. Services will be held Friday, April 13 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home.Â
Burial will follow in the New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Memorial gifts may be given to an Alcoholics Anonymous Program.
Jackie âJockoâ Sherman
Feb. 7, 1928-March 27, 2012Â
CULVER âÂ Jackie âJockoâ Edward Sherman, 84, of 16th Road, Culver, passed away at 12:50 p.m., Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at the home of his grandson, with his loving family by his side.
Jocko was born Feb. 7, 1928, in Plymouth, to Ernest and Beulah (Webster) Sherman. He had been a lifelong resident of the Marshall County area. Jocko, and the former Ilene Powell, were united in marriage Jan. 15, 1949. They had been married for 60 years when Ilene passed away April 9, 2009.