March 8th, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€” Staff sergeant Jerry Nenycz, of Plymouth, recently won the preliminary 2012 Indiana Soldier and Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year Competition, and will head to the state competition at the end of this month/
Qualifying soldiers will compete against each other for the title of "Soldier of the Year" for Indiana.
To see a video from the regional competition, follow the link below: http://link.backlight.tv/innguard/videos/nco-and-soldier-qualifications-...
Dorothy E. Neidig
September 29, 1920 â€“ March 6, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Dorothy E. â€śDotâ€ť Neidig, 91, a resident of McQueenâ€™s Addition in Plymouth, passed away Tuesday evening, March 6, 2012 in the Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center - Plymouth.
Dot was born in Plymouth September 29, 1920, the daughter of Samuel R. and Edith N. (Neff) Phillips.
Roger S. Gaff
March 6, 2012
KENDALVILLE â€” Roger S. Gaff, 87, Kendallville, died Tuesday, March 6, at 9:47 a.m. at his residence
Phyllis Lou Woodward
March 4, 2012
MONTEREY â€”Â Phyllis Lou Woodward, 82, of Monterey died at 11:12 p.m. March 4, 2012 at the Heart Center of Indiana in Indianapolis.
Phyllis is survived by her daughters, Sherry (Tom) Hunneshagen and Renita (Jim) Potthoff of Monterey, and Kim Woodward of Plano, Texas; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Richard L. Baney
Nov. 3, 1926-March 6, 2012
BOURBON â€”Â Richard L. Baney, 85, of Bourbon, passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 4:52 a.m. at Mason Health and Rehabilitation Center of Warsaw. He had been in failing health.
PLYMOUTH â€” A gun was fired into the air during a dispute between two South Bend men at an apartment on Broadway and Harrison streets Wednesday evening. Plymouth police officers investigated the incident and Armando Wagers, 32, of South Bend, and Andrew Groves Jr., 26, of South Bend were arrested. Wagers was charged with criminal recklessness with a firearm and possession of a firearm, and Groves was charged with false informing during investigation.
BOURBON â€” Itâ€™s an old sports cliche that big time players make big time plays. But sometimes big time plays make big time players.
Or at least they bring out the best in those players.
Clay Yeo has been a consistent scoring and rebounding threat for Triton throughout the season, averaging nearly 27 points and better than eight caroms a game. But itâ€™s when the game is on the line and the Trojans need him most that the smooth 6-6 junior forward has really shined.
PLYMOUTH â€” Shyrtke, Todd Wagoner's wolf-hybrid was reportedly euthanized today, per order of health department regulations. The animal has been in the care of the Marshall County Humane Society since his owner, Wagoner, was placed in jail for a warrant through Marshall County stemming from a dog bite Feb. 27. Wagoner was booked for harboring a non-immunized dog and cruelty to an animal with a prior charge. Wagonerâ€™s bond was set at $2,000 and he was scheduled to appear in Marshall Superior Court II yesterday. There is no word on that court hearing as of yet.
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth Fire Department responded to the scene of a grass fire Wednesday afternoon near Ivory Court, a subdivision off of Michigan Street. High gusts of wind felled a large tree near the railroad tracks, causing the tree to pull down a power line.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. â€” One local community is still reeling with the news that one of their own was involved in the latest school shooting to hit national headlines.
Shane Schumerth, 28, was a Spanish teacher at Episcopal High School in Jacksonville, Fla. Tuesday, Schumerth was fired from his Spanish teaching position, and police say he returned to the campus where he fatally shot the head of the school, Dale Regan, in her office before shooting himself.