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December 9th

Rockies topple Tigers, 54-24

December 9, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Coming off a disappointing finish at their home wrestling tournament Saturday, the Rockies needed a pick-me-up.
A Northern Lakes Conference win over Warsaw was just what the doctor ordered.
Plymouth recorded eight pinfall victories and won 10 of 14 matches — with one of its four losses coming by forfeit at 120 — to hand the Tigers a convincing 54-24 loss at home at The Rock Thursday.

Death notices 12-19-11

December 9, 2011

Mary Elizabeth Heckaman
Dec. 7, 2011 
ARGOS — Mary Elizabeth Heckaman, 87, of 18770 Maple Road, Argos, died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 in Sebring, Fla.
She is survived by two daughters, Sharon (Ed) DeMont of Plymouth, Rosemary (Ron) Cullers of Mexico; a son, Mike (Jan) Heckaman of Argos; a brother, Allen Neff of Sebring, Fla.; eight grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, in the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester. Visitation is from 2 to 7 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to the service in the funeral home.

Donald Eads

December 9, 2011

Donald Eads
Jan. 20, 1926-Dec. 7, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Donald C. Eads, 85, of 320 S. 5th St., Plymouth, passed away at 2:45 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at home, surrounded by his loving family. 

Helen Jane Large Shriver

December 9, 2011

Helen Jane Large Shriver
June 5, 1924-Dec. 7, 2011 
ARGOS — Helen Jane Large Shriver, 87, of 20912 Iris Road, Argos, passed away at 7:45 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 at her residence.
Jane was born in Fulton County June 5, 1924, the daughter of Emery Vernice and Clovie Annice Stayton Large. Growing up she was one of eight children, sharing her childhood with two sisters Juanita and Susan and five brothers Chester, Odd, Bee, Orville and Sam. With great pride she graduated with the class of 1942 from Leiter’s Ford High School.

Coalition has 480 assistance apps

December 9, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The Community Christmas Coalition is seeking donations from the community to help make the holiday season brighter for those in need.
The Coalition was formed by several local organizations and agencies in an effort to reach families or individuals experiencing difficulties and who otherwise might not review assistance for toys/clothes for children and food during the holidays.

Students prepare for Christmas Spectacular

December 9, 2011

PLYMOUTH — This weekend’s Christmas program at Plymouth High School will be quite a production — more than 250 students will be donning wacky costumes and singing or playing fun holiday music compilations as part of the show.
This year, the audience will travel to the North Pole, where Santa and his elves are experiencing a little holiday stress in the last few days before Christmas.
“There are definitely sections that are hysterical,” said band director Bryan Ames. “The entire jazz section is dressed as elves.”

Results 12-9

December 9, 2011

Boys basketball
Bremen loses to West Noble
Bremen took an 18-13 lead at the first quarter break but couldn’t hold on in a 62-56 home loss to West Noble Thursday.
Ethan Pike scored 15 and Ben Hueni had 12 for the Lions, while West Noble was led by a game-high 20 points from Nick Thomas.
Bremen slipped to an 0-2 start to the season and will travel to South Central (Union Mills) Saturday. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
At Bremen
Score by quarters
West Noble: 13 32 41 62
Bremen: 18 32 39 56

December 8th

Argos Public Library will celebrate 75 years with open house

December 8, 2011

ARGOS — The Argos Public Library was originally begun by three women, members of what was called the Monday Club.
“I think they met on Mondays,” explained current library director Jane Hall.
Hall explained that the three women decided that Argos needed its own library in 1935. A year later, the library opened in a small room near the town clerk’s office. Since this was before taxes funded libraries, the local Boy Scouts went door to door collecting books.

Renewal for local club in question

December 8, 2011

PLYMOUTH —The three members of the Marshall County ABC (Alcohol Beverage Commission) along with Indiana State Excise Police Master Officer, Michelle Traughber, voted unanimously Tuesday to deny a renewal of a liquor permit for the Eagles Lodge in Plymouth.

Death notices 12-8-11

December 8, 2011

Helen Jane Large Shriver
Dec. 7, 2011 
ARGOS — Helen Jane Large Shriver, 87, of 20912 Iris Road, Argos, died at 7:45 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 at her residence.
She is survived by three sons, Floyd Shriver Jr. of Argos, Monte (Sue) L. Shriver of Plymouth, Roark Scott Shriver of Valparaiso; four grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 1 p.m., Saturday at Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester. Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Burial will be in the Leiters Ford IOOF Cemetery.

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