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June 8th, 2012

Ancilla hosts 4th annual ‘Tri Ancilla’ sprint triathlon

June 8, 2012

DONALDSON — A field of 140 participants from five different states converged upon Ancilla College and the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ Ministry Center as the school held its fourth annual Tri Ancilla sprint triathlon Saturday, May 19.
Men and women ranging in age from 15 to 87 participated in a 500-yard swim, 11-mile bike ride, and a 3.1-mile run that toured the Donaldson-based campus and surrounding areas.

Kids bowl free

June 8, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Since 2010, Quick’s Lanes in Plymouth has offered free bowling for children every day during the summer months. John Reed of Quick’s Lanes said that 698 children have already signed up for this year.
“Some families may not be able to afford to take all the kids bowling, and it’s a fun, safe thing to do,” explained Reed. “This is our way of giving back to the community for the 30-plus years they’ve supported us.”

Argos stops adding fluoride to town water

June 8, 2012

ARGOS — Argos joined the ranks of other local communities Bourbon, North Liberty, and Walkerton Wednesday night when town council members voted to stop adding fluoride to the town’s water supply.
“The council had been given information, both pro and con (on adding fluoride to public water) about a week before (the meeting),” said Nick Wood, Argos water superintendent Thursday. “Last night I officially took that to the board, to discontinue fluoridation of our town water here.”

CMA, Triton finish short of state berths

June 8, 2012

FORT WAYNE — Both teams were close, but neither Culver Military Academy nor Triton advanced in a competitive Homestead Golf Regional at Orchard Ridge Thursday.
Warsaw won the championship with a dominant 308, Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger finished runner-up with a 322, and Northridge finished one stroke back as the third team to advance to the state finals, while CMA carded a 327 four strokes out of state contention, and Triton recorded a 331 in sixth and ninth place respectively at the meet.

Dale E. Cox Student-Athletes of the Year

June 8, 2012

LaVille High School has named two senior Student-Athletes of the Year, one for boys and one for girls sports.
Jesse Feitz and Eric Shaffer were selected as the LaVille Dale E. Cox Student-Athletes of the Year. 
Feitz earned 11 varsity letters while participating in cross country, soccer, basketball and track and field. She will continue her academic and athletic career in basketball at Grace College in Winona Lake.
Shaffer earned eight varsity letters while participating in cross country, wrestling and track and field. He will attend Purdue University where he plans to study Pharmacy.

June 7th

Enter the Pilot News "Big Catch" photo contest

June 7, 2012

Mike Bonner took this photo of Mike Hawes at Berrien Springs dam, and the slabber crappie he caught on Lake Chapin Friday, June 1. The fish measured 15 inches. Submit your "Big Catch" photos throughout June and July; photo contest winners will be notified Aug. 1. Email or; or drop off your photos at 214 N. Michigan St., Plymouth; or mail to P.O. Box 220, Plymouth, IN 46563.

Enter to win Silver Hawks tickets

June 7, 2012

Enter to win South Bend Silver Hawks tickets from the Pilot News. Click on the link on New winners will be drawn weekly.

Law requires distribution of concussion information

June 7, 2012

PLYMOUTH — A new Indiana law now requires schools to distribute information on and evaluate student athletes on the risk of concussions when engaged in sports.
The law (IC 20-34-14-7) is entitled “Concussion and Head Injuries.” Included in the law is the requirement that before beginning practices or an interscholastic or intramural sport, both the student a parent must sign a statement saying they have been informed of risks. Any student receiving a suspected concussion during either practices or games must be removed at the time of the injury.

Rhonda D. Mueller

June 7, 2012

Rhonda D. Mueller
Feb. 20, 1952-May 30, 2012

Death notices 6-7-12

June 7, 2012

Gloria J. Pertics
June 5, 2012
SOUTH BEND — Gloria J. Pertics, 85, of South Bend, formerly of LaPaz, died at 1:05 a.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2012 in her home.
She is survived by her daughter, Valerie L. (Arch) Milani of Mishawaka; son, Rick S. (Cindy) Pertics of Plymouth; and six grandchildren.

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