May 5th, 2012
The Culver Boys and Girls Club (CBGC) has announced its annual silent auction to be held Friday, June 15 at 6 p.m. at Culver Academiesâ€™ Lay Dining Center. This year's theme is â€śBuilding Brighter Futures.â€ť
The evening includes a delicious buffet dinner, exciting entertainment, and both silent and live auctions, featuring items to please every bidder. All proceeds from the event fund the operation and implementation of programs for over 300 members of our local club.
If Friday nightâ€™s racing is any indication of the kind of racing to be seen this season, it will be one exciting year at Plymouth Speedway.
Plymouth baseball fans cheer on the Pilgrims during a fifth-inning rally in a home game with Concord Friday.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â The Plymouth Pilgrims have found some interesting ways to win game at home this season, and Fridayâ€™s contest with the Concord Minutemen was no exception.
This time, however, it wasnâ€™t a new way to win.
In a situation eerily similar to last Fridayâ€™s 5-4 victory over the NorthWood Panthers, the Pilgrims used a pick-off attempt to score the winning run in a 6-5 Northern Lakes Conference victory at Bill Nixon Field.
Culver earns 1st win vs Bremen
Culver plated two runs in the bottom of the seventh, and the Cavaliers earned their first win of the season 7-6 over Northern State Conference foe Bremen Friday night at home.
Randy Cline got the win on the mound relieving Kyle Vlach in the fifth as Bremen jumped out to a 5-4 lead in the first five frames.
Lions closer Nate Leeper took the loss taking over for Jacob Bennitt in the seventh.
Sean Knepper homered for Bremen, while Tyler Coffel, Ben Coxey and Eric Knepper all doubled for the visitors.
FRANKLIN â€” Plymouth alumna Allison Bayley will join the Franklin College womenâ€™s golf team next week as its makes its return to the NCAA Division III Championship.
Franklin will compete in the 2012 nationals at Zollner Golf Course at Trine University in Angola beginning Tuesday. It is the first time since 2010 the Grizzlies qualified for a team berth to the tournament and the programâ€™s fourth trip to the DIII finals overall.
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth police were called to Walmart Thursday at 4:30 p.m. to check on a man than was having trouble walking and repeatedly falling down. Marvin R. Keyser, 57, of Knox, was found in a wheelchair smelling of an alcohol. Keyser was arrested for public intoxication and disorderly conduct.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Plymouth police responded to a call Thursday that there was a female who appeared to be ill at the north end of the Plymouth Public Library. An officer arrived to check on the situation and found Alicia N. Lewis, 19, of Plymouth, who was crying. While speaking with Lewis, the officer smelled alcohol on her breath. A warrant check was performed and it was discovered that she had two outstanding arrest warrants. She was taken into custody.
Meet Mark Damore, Jr., a far less familiar face to Culverites than his father, Original Root Beer Stand owner Mark Damore, though Mark the younger is quick to emphasize he's "proud to be named after (my father)."
He's a Chicago native, Butler grad, and he wants the former Edgewater Grille to be the best restaurant in Culver.
PLYMOUTH â€” Marshall County coroner Bill Cleavenger released a statement Friday saying that final toxicology reports for Sunday's crash involving the death of former Marshall County Commissioner Donald E. Ferguson came back negative.
Cleavenger said he did not believe that alcohol or drugs were even a remote possibility in Fergusonâ€™s death as a driver, but state law mandates such tests when a fatality occurs.