March 12th, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS â€” Culver Militaryâ€™ Academyâ€™s hockey team added to the Eaglesâ€™ legacy with the schoolâ€™s 22nd Indiana High School Hockey Association Class 5A championship Sunday afternoon.
CMA defeated the Columbus Icemen by a convincing 6-1 score in the Pepsi Coliseum for the repeat state title and its 40th win of the season, a new record for wins by any Culver hockey team.
â€śIt has been a very gratifying year with these players,â€ť said coach Jeff Badalich. â€śThey have worked so hard, and they closed it out with another state championship and 40 wins.â€ť
Fire ripped through the Liberty Street Depot Saturday afternoon around 4:30 p.m. Crews from all over Marshall County responded, battling the blaze at the building at the corner of Liberty and Pennsylvania Streets in Plymouth. More on how the fire started and estimated loss is expected later. Crews are still on the scene.
Plymouth sophomore Nicky Davis competes in the floor exercise during a meet earlier this season.
Davis competed in her second Valparaiso Gymnastics Regional Friday as Plymouth earned its first team berth to the meet since 2007 with a third-place finish at the Wawasee Sectional last weekend.
Results from Fridayâ€™s regional meet were not yet available at time of press deadline Friday. See Mondayâ€™s edition of the Pilot News for details on the Lady Pilgrimsâ€™ finish.
PLYMOUTH â€” Triton and Plymouth high schools will be taking donations to help raise funds for the Indiana High School Athletic Associationâ€™s â€śHoosiers for Henryville â€” An Opportunity to Rebuild Henryville Athleticsâ€ť at the two schoolsâ€™ Class 3A and Class A boys basketball regionals Saturday.
PLYMOUTH â€” Marshall County Prosecuting Attorney David R. Holmes determined that there was justification in the police shooting that resulted in the death of Mark S. Albright, 62, at 8:40 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23.
Consequently, no criminal charges will be filed against any officer involved in the incident.
The results of an extensive investigation by the Indiana State Police establish that an Argos Police officer received a telephone call about a possible intoxicated driver with a description of the vehicle as a red Dodge pickup truck.
Michael A. Kirk
March 7, 2012Â
BREMEN â€”Â Michael A. Kirk, 19, formerly of North Judson, died Wednesday, March 7, 2012 in Memorial Hospital, South Bend.
He is survived by his wife, Brittney; children, Honey Kirk and Phoenix Kirk, both of Knox; parents, Rick and Rebecca Kirk of North Judson; three brothers, Ryan (Tara) Kirk, Joshua Kirk and Jeremy Kirk, all of North Judson and grandparents, Eileen Law of Hobart, Wallace Law of Lake Station and Robert Kirk of Madison.Â
Donald R. Risner
May 25, 1928-March 7, 2012
ARGOS â€”Â Donald R. Risner, 83, of Argos, passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. at home in the care of his loving family. He had been in failing health.
Don was born May 25, 1928 at Charleston, W.Va. to Isaac Risner and Dora Busby Risner.Â
He has been a resident of the Etna Green and Bourbon area the past 62 years. Don served in the United States Army during World War II from 1946â€“1947 and then finished his GED after his tour of duty.
Ruth Irene Miller
May 30, 1914 - March 6, 2012
WARSAW â€” Ruth Irene Miller, 97, formerly of South Bend residing the last three years in Warsaw, passed away at 1:43 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, 2012 in Millerâ€™s Merry Manor - Warsaw.
She was born in Noblesville, May 30, 1914 to the late Harry Alva and Delia Eva (Pitts) Smeltzer. May 4, 1936 in Culver, Irene married Culver W. Miller, who preceded her in death July 26, 1965.
DavidÂ AllenÂ Terhune
Jan. 17, 1950-March 7, 2012
ROCHESTER â€”Â Pastor Dave Terhune, 62, of Manitou Park Road, Rochester, passed away at 1:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at his residence.
Don Gray, 82, from Argos bangs down the gavel for his last auction Sunday, Feb. 26 at his Ten Pin Auction Service building on Lilac Road in Argos. Don got his auction license after graduating from the Reppert Auction School in 1952. Don said with a chuckle â€śI had to auction off a garden hoe as part of my class.â€ť His first official auction was household goods and personal property from a house owned by E.G. Dubley in the 500 block of North Michigan Street in Plymouth. The house no longer stands there. He has had more than 3,000 auctions during his 60 years as auctioneer.