April 11th, 2012
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.
Patricia A Rudiatis Vlaisavich
April 3, 2012
PLYMOUTH â Patricia A Rudiatis Vlaisavich, 79, Plymouth, formerly of Hammond, died April 3, 2012 at Millerâs Merry Manor, Culver.
Survivors are her son, Vincent (Cheri) Vlaisavich, Florence, Ky.; daughter, Deborah (Phillip) Sherwood, Argos; brother, John (Sandy) Furto, Merrillville; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
PLYMOUTH âÂ As part of an effort to make sure their six-county area is covered, staff of the Food Bank of Northern Indiana recently began offering a mobile food pantry â bringing food to those that need it, right where they are.
âThis is a new program for us in 2012,â said Amanda Peterson, resource opportunity developer for the Food Bank of Northern Indiana. âWe are trying to reach out to each county first, then individual cities. We are planning to do a mobile pantry in Marshall County once a month.â
Listeners can enjoy music from Chad Van Herk Saturday, May 5 from 2-4 p.m. at the Young Amphitheater in Plymouthâs Centennial Park, cattycorner from the High School. Chad has organized this live performance to raise monies for the Ingram family whose youngest son Trek Atlas has been diagnosed with Niemann Pick Type A, a frustratingly rare, incurable genetic disease which claims the life of those who are so-diagnosed by the age of three.