June 29th, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” The Plymouth Police Depart-ment is still looking for a replacement for Officer Trent Shively, who announced his resignation last month.
Police chief Jim Cox announced at the board of public works and safety meeting Monday that the department had recently completed background checks on the three candidates they have for the position. It was found that one of the candidates had been involved in an underage drinking party in the past, and that when dealing with the Plymouth police, had became belligerent.
PLYMOUTH â€” During a regularly scheduled board meeting on Tuesday night, the Plymouth School Board officially appointed Jeffery Houin to the position of Corporation Attorney.
Houin is originally from Plymouth and graduated from Plymouth High School in 1996. He competed on the Plymouth Speech Team all except his junior year, when he attended Wentzinger Gymnasium in Freiburg, Germany as a recipient of the Congress-Bundestag student exchange scholarship.
A captivating -- and at times side-splitting -- performance by renowned Indiana University-based a capella group Straight No Chaser provided what attendees doubtless found the perfect end to a perfect evening, at the Culver Boys & Girls Club's annual auction and banquet.
Running through several comedy-laced musical numbers, the group even brought Dianne Osborn, one of the principle organizers of the event, to the stage to croon their rendition of "My Girl" to her, earning appreciative laughs and cheers from the crowd.
BREMEN â€” Plymouth golfers won three of five boys divisions, while a St. Michaelâ€™s player won a fourth during a Marshall County Junior Golf Tour event at Sprig Oâ€™Mint Golf Club in Bremen Tuesday.
Pat Felke shot a 79 to win the boys 16-17 division, while John Schenk won the boys 12-13 competition with a 25, and another John Schenk was listed as winning the boys 10-11 group with a 25. Ethan Oliver of St. Michaelâ€™s won the boys 8-9 division, meanwhile.
LaVilleâ€™s Lauren Read shot a 58 to win the girls 12-14 division, while Bremenâ€™s Lexi Miller carded a 39 to top the girls 8-11 group.
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.