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March 29th, 2012

Science teacher's inventions help students learn in hands-on way

March 29, 2012

BREMEN — When George Cox, of Bremen, was teaching science to junior and senior high school students, he often felt frustrated that he couldn’t find ways to illustrate concepts to his students. To teach Newton’s first and second laws of motion, Cox used to drop an eight pound shot put and a softball out of an upstairs window at Bremen High School. The idea was to prove that the objects would hit the ground at the same time, even though they were different weights.
“I had to stop doing that, because I was creating (marks) in the lawn,” said Cox. “The school custodian made me stop.”

Edgewater closes after 15 years

March 29, 2012

CULVER — Sunday evening, the first restaurant to establish Culver as a great dining destination was darkened.
The Edgewater Grille, at 620 E. Lake Shore Drive, posted the announcement to its Facebook page Friday morning, acknowledging rumors of the impending closing of the popular restaurant — which had been operating without its liquor license for some weeks — were at least partially true.

March 28th

Death notices 3-28-12

March 28, 2012

Marilyn A. Gyerko
March 25, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Marilyn A. “Tito” Gyerko, a longtime resident of Plymouth died Sunday, March 25, 2012 at South Bend Memorial Hospital.
She is survived by her husband, Peter; a daughter, Karen (Dave) Kinney of Las Vegas, Nev.; a son, Dr. Peter (Nancy) Gyerko of Troutdale, Ore.; three grandchildren; and a sister, Janis (Delfino) Alamo of Las Vegas, Nev.
A memorial service will be held at the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 1 p.m. with visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Linda Fay Jackson

March 28, 2012

July 29, 1945-March 27, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Linda Fay Jackson of Plymouth, age 66, passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 3:20 a.m. in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth. July 29, 1945 she was born to George and Emma (Coonfare) Williams in Starke County.
She has lived most of her life in Marshall County. Linda was a cook at the Country Inn restaurant in Plymouth, also worked for Sunoco Truck Plaza, Etna Green and Pizza King, Warsaw. She was a member of the Inwood United Methodist Church, Inwood.

Plymouth man charged with neglect

March 28, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Darrel M. Scheuer, 61, of Plymouth, was arrested Wednesday after it was discovered that he had neglected a dependent woman in his care.

Next step for Park Jefferson

March 28, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Pending a meeting with the owner Friday, city officials plan to board up Park Jefferson Apartments on West Jefferson Street in Plymouth.
Building commissioner Keith Hammonds came before the Board of Public Works and Safety Monday to ask permission to take the next step with the property. Last month, the location was deemed “unfit for human habitation” by the Marshall County Health Department and all residents were vacated.
City attorney Sean Surrisi said that he had been in contact with the owner of the property and “he indicated that he is embarrassed by its condition.”

Nenycz could be Indiana's 'Soldier of the Year'

March 28, 2012

PLYMOUTH — After winning the preliminary 2012 Indiana Soldier and Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year competition at the end of February, staff sergeant Jerry Nenycz, of Plymouth, is spending most of his time getting ready for the state-level contest March 30.
If he wins — and Nenycz is confident that he has a great chance — he will be named the Indiana 2012 non-commissioned officer of the year, out of thousands of soldiers in the state. The three-day long competition will test nearly every aspect of being a soldier, according to Nenycz.

Bremen track teams split with Marian

March 28, 2012

BREMEN — In the numbers game of track and field, the Lions’ depth, experience and young talent added up to a win in the boys meet, while the Lady Lions’ relative inexperience and lower numbers equalled a loss as Bremen hosted Marian in its home opener Tuesday night.
Bremen’s boys team won by a lopsided 97-35 margin in their second meet of the season, while the girls lost 70-57 in their season opener at home.

Results 3-28

March 28, 2012

Softball
Lady Lions lose in five
Angie Dainelli led off the game with an inside-the-park home run to set the tone for Riley, and Bremen suffered a 14-0, five-inning rout in its opener at home Tuesday.
Riley started fast with five runs in the first frame, then tacked on three more in the next two innings.
All total, the visiting Wildcats cranked out 13 hits, while the Lady Lions managed just two by Saylor Bailey and Allison Shorter against Riley hurler Jackie Logsdon.
Bailey was credited with the loss inside the circle for the Lions relieving Lexi Pate in the second.

March 27th

Death notices 3-27-12

March 27, 2012

Kenneth C. Clemmons
Jan. 14, 2012
WALKERTON — Kenneth C. Clemmons, 62, of Lombard, Ill. died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012 at home. 
He is survived by his wife, Patricia; children, Linda, Karen, Delores, Diane and Karen; four grandchildren; and siblings, Wayne, Denise, Donna and Patricia.
A memorial service will be Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 11 a.m. CDT at Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel where visitation is after 10 a.m. Saturday. Burial will be at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Walkerton. To leave online condolences go to rannellsfuneralhome.com.

Samuel J. Hochstetler

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