August 25th, 2011
KNOX â€” Scott Imus, Executive Director of the Indiana Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association was a special guest speaker at a gas price forum held at the Knox Community Center Thursday night. Imus, who is considered a leading authority in the area of fuel prices, was in Knox as a guest of State Representative Nancy Dembowski, Senator Ed Charbonneau and WKVI radio.
Imus told residents that there were many myths regarding retailers and the profits they make off the price of gasoline.
Culverâ€™s Karen Heim was voted Republican party nominee for town clerk in this Novemberâ€™s election, at the townâ€™s Republican caucus last Thursday.
Following an introduction by Marshall County Republican Chairman Dave Holmes, both Heim and opponent Jeanette Surrisi were given time for brief, pre-vote statements to the audience, which filled the large meeting room of the Culver-Union Township Public Library, where the caucus was held.
BREMEN â€” Singer Sheryl Crow recently paid a surprise visit to Special Edition, Inc. in Bremen.
â€śHer manager called about a month ahead of time but wouldnâ€™t say who was coming,â€ť said Carey Hines, vice president of Special Edition, Inc.
The star stopped by Special Edition the day of her performance at the Morris Performing Arts Center in South Bend, Aug. 17.
PLYMOUTH â€” After working furiously up to the last minute before the deadline to complete a proposal for a Main Street grant that could have possibly meant renovations to the old fire house in Plymouth, it was learned that proposals could not be accepted by email. The submission directions, which apparently were not included in the proposal packet, stated that only hard copies would be honored.
Aug. 24, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Katie Pike, 89, of 328 Conger St., Plymouth, died of natural causes at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011, at the home of her daughter after a lengthy illness.
Surviving are daughters, Shirley Conley of Elkhart, Delores Dipert and Sharon Standley, both of Plymouth; sons, James Pike of Plymouth and Rolland Pike of Elkhart; 17 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren.
Visitation is Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the House of Prayer, 12450 Plymouth-Goshen Trail, Plymouth, IN 46563.
Mary Alice Cummings Gehrke
July 5, 1921-Aug. 22, 2011
LaPORTE â€”Â Mary Alice Cummings Gehrke, age 90, of LaPorte, passed away at 2:20 p.m., Monday, Aug. 22, 2011, atÂ Millerâ€™s Merry Manor in Plymouth.
Christie L. Peterson, DVM
June 1, 1967 â€“ Aug. 20, 2011
BREMEN â€”Â Dr. Christie L. Peterson, 44, of Bremen, passed away Saturday, Aug. 20 while visiting Manistee County, Mich. Chris resided at Lake of the Woods where she enjoyed many activities.
She was the youngest of seven children born to Dr. Ronald L. and Virginia A. (Pierce) Peterson. Christie Lynn was a spirited girl born June 1, 1967 in the Plymouth Parkview Hospital.
PLYMOUTH â€” Following last weekâ€™s historic loss to Bremen, the Rockies are taking some history lessons this week.
The defending Class 2A Sectional 26-champion Lions handed Class 4A Plymouth a 21-8 defeat in last Fridayâ€™s opener, the first such win for the Lions since 1988, and the experience left a sour taste in the Rockiesâ€™ mouths. The team is stressing tradition this Friday as it plays host to another longstanding nonconference rival in Rochester, and the stakes are a fourth-straight Hickory Stick traveling trophy.
WALKERTON â€” A volleyball teamâ€™s first, and sometimes best, weapon is its serve.
That was certainly the case for John Glenn Wednesday as the Lady Falcons handed visiting South Bend Clay a 25-20, 25-10, 22-25, 25-8 defeat.
Led by Anna Schmalzriedâ€™s six aces and Stephanie Radandtâ€™s four, Glenn recorded 65-of-78 serving efficiency in the win.
â€śWeâ€™re not very tall, so we have to serve tough and play good defense,â€ť said Glenn head volleyball coach Merly Meares.
Bremen beats Triton at 3-way
Bremen beat both Northern State Conference foe Triton and Tippecanoe Valley with a 210, while Triton split the three-way meet with a 225 at Mill Creek Golf Course Wednesday.
Bremenâ€™s Kaylin Worthington earned low medalist honors with a 50, while teammates Laura Davis and Kailyn Weiss shot 52 and 53, respectively, and Lindsey Allen completed the Lady Lionsâ€™ team score with a 55.
Triton was led by Sydney Gochenourâ€™s 51 and Hannah Jenningsâ€™ 53, while Katlyn Watson shot a 59, and both Malanie Clemens and Sabrina Kaufman shot 62s at the meet.