March 23rd, 2012
Many merchants and other occupying entities of Culver's downtown area seemed generally pleased with a special recent meeting to discuss a major revitalization project there, but the March 8 meeting was not without controversy.
PLYMOUTH â€” A group of Plymouth High School students returned from the Business Professionals of America (BPA) state competition in Indianapolis Tuesday, and three have qualified for the national competition in April, held in Chicago.
Faculty sponsor Jennifer Felke said that Kelly Bryant, Logan May, and Jessica Cleveland have the opportunity to move on to the national competition in Chicago. Bryant qualified in fundamental word processing, May in computer security, and Cleveland in desktop publishing.
At the end of a busy week, when you find yourself in search of a bit of cheering and require something to relax your spirit, Anodyne may be your antidote.
The four-piece local band, Anodyne, which is literally defined as relaxing or a source of soothing comfort, will delight your senses and recharge your soul with their outstanding covers of popular music from the 1970s through current-day releases.
MISHAWAKA â€” The 2012 Michiana McDonaldâ€™s High School All-Star rosters were announced Thursday in preparation for the event taking place Monday at 7 p.m. on the campus of Bethel College.
Plymouth sophomore center Mack Mercer, Triton junior forward Clay Yeo, and North Judson seniors John Eckert and Winston Yergler have all been selected to play in the all-star game.
PLYMOUTH â€” Marshall County Coroner Bill Cleavenger released information obtained from the final autopsy report issued regarding the death of Georgina M. Onofre, a 35-year-old inmate of the Marshall County Jail, on the morning of Sept. 19, 2011.
Onofre was being held as an inmate at the time of her death and died shortly after transfer to the Emergency Department of St. Joseph Regional Medical Center/Plymouth.
PLYMOUTH â€” It's apparent the city of Plymouth means business.
Just months into the Operation Bright Spot campaign significant progress towards pushing properties in the city towards their full potential is evident. Mayor Mark Senter's administration targeted certain properties around the city that had become problems and while more remains to be done, there is movement.
PLYMOUTH â€” In a season that has already seen much success, the Plymouth High School Winter Performance Ensemble (drumline and color guard) advanced to the Indiana Percussion Associationâ€™s indoor drumline state finals Saturday. After recently being promoted from Class 2A to Class A by the IPA Board of Directors, the Plymouth band students again set new records for the group by placing near the top of the field of nearly thirty schools competing for a chance to perform at the state finals.
BREMEN â€” After performing "Grease" as last year's musical, Bremen High School students experienced a challenge this year with "Annie Get Your Gun," a lesser-known show. However, choir director Kathy Overmyer was confident that her students could pull off the colorful performance.
"We have a lot of really strong seniors this year, and this show lends itself to strong, funny characters," said Overmyer. "I felt that we had the cast to make it work this year."
Victor E. Stockman
March 19, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€” Victor E. Stockman, 84, a resident of Hope Boulevard in Plymouth, died at 12:59 p.m. Monday, March 19, 2012 in Pilgrim Manor Care Center.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou; a daughter; Vickie L. (Ken) Knipp of Colorado Springs, Colo.; a son, Wayne A. (Becky) Stockman of Plymouth, six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Stephen D. Slater
March 10, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Stephen Douglas Slater, 63, a Mill Pond, Plymouth resident, died March 10, 2012 at his residence of natural causes.
He is survived by his wife Sherry A. (Hunley) Slater; and his father-in-law, Frederick R. Nunley of Plymouth.
Services will be held Friday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth where visitation is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. prior to services.