November 16th, 2011
Janet Sylvia Zartman Coplen
Nov. 21, 1926-Nov. 10, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” Brieanna Slonaker, 11, of Plymouth, has spent a lot of time at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis since she was diagnosed with Crohnâ€™s disease in 2005. The disease that causes chronic fatigue and inability to digest food keeps Brieanna in the hospital quite a bit. Fortunately, said mom Cindy Slonaker, the arts and crafts available for children at Rileyâ€™s help keep Brieannaâ€™s spirits up.
The new and improved bridge on 13th Road, connecting State Road 17 and Highway 31, was completed last week. The bridge is now open to traffic.
The Cancer Association of Marshall County held their annual board meeting Oct. 25. The group began assisting cancer patients within the county in 1962. Funding began with monies from the estates of Welcome R. Ebersole, Grace Moslander, and Roy Hawk. The Zeta Zeta Chapter of Delta Theta Tau implemented the program by providing transportation to cancer patients and providing financial assistance to patient for the purchase of drugs related to cancer care. Funds to provide transportation are not utilized as often since local hospitals are conveniently located.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Triton jumped up on Argos early and rode the fast start to a win at home at the Trojan Trench Tuesday, 53-45.
The Lady Trojans (1-0) used some tough defense and good team speed to open on an 11-0 tear in the gameâ€™s first three and a half minutes. The two teams played evenly after that, but Argos (2-1) never got closer than five points away as the Lady Dragons suffered their first defeat of the year.
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth seniors Danny Stephenson and Cole Mann were recently named to the All-Northern Lakes Conference football team.
Stephenson was a two-way lineman for the Rockies, while Mann was a running back and defensive lineman for the team, which finished 2-5 in the NLC.
Also for Plymouth, senior split end/ defensive end Hayden Skirvin was awarded an All-NLC Honorable Mention.
Plymouth players (left to right) Amber Redinger, Andria Shook, Savannah Mae, Allie Wright, Brittany Gantz and Carly Baker look on with PHS Head Girls Basketball Coach Dave Cox during the Lady Pilgrims' opener with Peru Tuesday.
City employees Steve Bauer and Brian Bell work on putting up holiday decorations in downtown Plymouth Tuesday afternoon.
The Plymouth Rotary Club and the Culver Coffee Company invite local businesses to participate in a â€śCoffeehouse Trivia Nightâ€ť Tuesday, November 15, from 7 to 9 p.m.
The schedule is as follows: rules explained (7 p.m.); round 1 (7:15 p.m.); round 2 (7:45 p.m.); round 3 (8:15 p.m.); awards ceremony (8:45 p.m.).
The event is in support of the Rotary Quizbowl State Championship at Ancilla College, which will take place March 3, 2012, at the Culver Coffee Company, Lake Shore Drive in Culver.
These 4-way red flashing lights, installed last week at the intersection of Pioneer Road and Lincolnway Highway, assist drivers during the rain Monday morning. Two overhead street lights have also been added to the intersection for increased safety.