June 29th, 2011
DONALDSON â€” The 16th annual Ancilla College Golf Tournament teed off on June 13 at the Plymouth Country Club with 40 teams taking part in the festivities to help raise money for the school.
The tournament, which followed a four-person Florida scramble format, raised nearly $21,000 for the Annual Fund.Â Funds received are pledged to support student grants and scholarships.
Louise Herber Zetty
July 19, 1921-June 24, 2010
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas â€”Â Louise Herber Zetty, 88, died in New Braunfels, Texas, June 24, 2010. Louise was born in Guymon, Okla., July 19, 1921, and she attended the School of Music at Indiana University where she earned both a bachelor and master of music.
KNOX â€” The Indiana Wing of Civil Air Patrol (CAP), the official auxiliary of the Air Force, demonstrated their skills on a simulated mission at Starke county airport Friday. A crew of three CAP members and two media representatives boarded an 8-seat Australian bush plane late Friday afternoon after waiting several hours for weather conditions to stabilize.
â€śThe goal today is to photograph the Kankuckee River, looking for infrastructure such as railroad crossings or bridges,â€ť said Lt. Lindsay Shipps. â€śMost of (CAP's) missions do have to do with aerial photography.â€ť
Frank Milton Stubblefield Jr.
June 24, 2011
CULVER â€”Â Frank Milton Stubblefield Jr. of Culver passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family Friday, June 24, 2011.
He was an active volunteer in both the Culver community as well as the Culver Military Academy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Frank Milton Stubblefield Sr. and May (Price) Stubblefield, and his wife, Allene â€śChrisâ€ť Stubblefield.
Gale L. Murphy
June 26, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Gale L. Murphy, 95, of Plymouth, died at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, June 26, 2011 in the Catherine Kasper Living Center, Donaldson.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 29, 2011 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth. Funeral services in the funeral home will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday.
Burial will follow in the Southlawn Cemetery, South Bend.
Veda G. Mayhew
June 26, 2011
ARGOS â€” Argos High School was named one of 12 high schools around the state to receive the Indiana Graduation Rate Performance incentive. The program was first created in 2009.
EUGENE, Ore. â€” Waverly Neer was never known for a tremendous kick during her high school athletic career.
But she sure picked the right time to come up with one.
Neer, a recent Culver Girls Academy graduate, outsprinted Kayla Beattie of Woodstock, Ill., in a dramatic homestretch drive to win the womenâ€™s 3,000-meter run Saturday night at the U.S. Outdoor Junior Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon.
Her winning time â€” 9 minutes, 16.23 seconds â€” is equivalent to running two miles in less than 10 minutes.
Beattie was just a step behind at 9:16.39.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Plymouthâ€™s Trisha Neidlinger has chosen Dominican University to continue her soccer career next fall.
Neidlinger was a four-year varsity starter for the Lady Rockies while at Plymouth.Â She helped her team to the Northern Lakes Conference championship as a freshman and a conference co-championship her sophomore year, and as a junior and senior helped lead the team to consecutive sectional runner-up finishes in 2009 and 2010.
PLYMOUTH â€” More than 60 motorcycle enthusiasts were grateful for the picture perfect weather on Saturday afternoon as they began the county-wide ride for United Way.
This yearâ€™s ride marked the 10th annual ride that was first dreamed up by organizer Cindy Rash.
Proceeds for the past two years have been earmarked for the Heminger House. Heminger House is a shelter for abused women and children.
PLYMOUTH â€” Sisters Jessica Oliver and Jennifer Houin have lost track of just how many volunteers have stepped up to help with the Ounce of Prevention Breast Cancer Ta Ta Trot walk-run.
The second annual event was held Saturday beginning on the grounds of Oliver Ford in Plymouth with more than 200 runners/walkers participating.
Houin said, â€śThe ultimate best thing of this is the beautiful volunteers who come out to help Jessica and me every year.â€ť
Oliver said people man water stops, prepare handouts, register participants, and â€śanything else you can think of that needs to be done.â€ť