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September 10th, 2011

Commissioners discuss 2010 treasurer audit

September 10, 2011

KNOX - The results of the audit conducted on the 2010 records for the county treasurer has been returned. The results were discussed at a special meeting Friday evening that was conducted by Starke County Council President Mark Smith, and Starke County Commission Pesident Dan Bridegroom, and Starke County Commissioner Kathy Norem.

September 9th

Stevens and Rockies rally past Raiders

September 10, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Sam Stevens and the Rockie Express kept rolling right along Friday night.
The junior fullback rambled 29 times for 162 yards and two scores, helping Plymouth pull away for a 37-13 victory over Northridge in Northern Lakes Conference football action at The Rockpile.
Clinging to a 15-13 lead early in the third quarter, the 6-foot, 180-pound Stevens found an opening and raced 27 yards to cap off a six-play, 61-yard march to give the Rockies (3-1, 2-0 NLC) a little breathing room.

Lions shut out Trojans, 41-0

September 10, 2011

BREMEN — Triton Head Coach Rodney Younis knew his team was going to have to put up some points to contend with host Bremen.
Instead the Lions defensive unit created six turnovers while pitching a shutout against the visiting Trojans, and the result was a lopsided 41-0 Northern State Conference win at home Friday at Don Bunge Field.

Falcons run over LaVille for 50-7 win

September 10, 2011

LAKEVILLE – If you blinked during the first half Friday night, you probably missed a John Glenn score or two.
The visiting Falcons, who crossed the goal line in each of their seven first-half possessions, fired off 50 points before the break — highlighted by four touchdowns from superstar senior running back Josh Anderson – en route to a 50-7 Northern State Conference football win over LaVille at Lancer Field.

Football results 9-10

September 10, 2011

Hogan powers Cavs to win at New Prairie
Culver Community senior running back Kevin Hogan ground out 212 yards for four touchdowns, and the Cavaliers claimed a Northern State Conference win on the road at New Prairie Friday, 34-26.
Hogan averaged better than 17 yards per carry as he ran amok at New Prairie, scoring on touchdown runs of 84, 34, 1 and 61 yards.

Audit report in: Starke Auditor finds error totaling hundreds of thousands of $

September 9, 2011

KNOX — The 2010 Starke County Treasurer's audit has been released by the state. And according to the report, Starke County Auditor Kay Chaffins has been successful in locating hundreds of thousands of dollars that appeared to be missing due to errors in record keeping.
Because of the condition of the treasurer's records, the state had to rely upon the Starke County auditor's funds ledger, unsettled receipts, receipts in transit and an outstanding checklist.

Gary A. Davis

September 9, 2011

Gary A. Davis
Dec. 15, 1954 – Sept. 6, 2011
SOUTH BEND — Gary A. Davis, 56, passed away at 10:37 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011 in Memorial Hospital.
Gary was born Dec. 15, 1954 in Plymouth to Vachael and Frances M. (Weakly) Davis of South Bend. He was preceded in death by his father, Vachael Jan. 11, 2002; great niece, Madalyn Alizabeth Hensley; and by his in-laws; Ernest and Barbara Manges.

Brooke Baker powers Bremen in conference win over Culver

September 9, 2011

BREMEN — Junior middle hitter Brooke Baker put in a strong all-around performance, and Bremen won its Northern State Conference opener with visiting Culver in three games Thursday night, 25-17, 25-17, 25-16.
“Brooke is not one to see herself as the stud player or the go-to player, but the rest of the team sees it that way,” said Bremen Head Volleyball Coach Beth Huppert. “For us to feed her when she has a hot hand, we’re going to ride that; we’re going to go with that.”

Results 9-9

September 9, 2011

Boys soccer
LaVille routs Westville
Craig Romero scored twice as five different LaVille players found the back of the net in a 6-1 win at Westville Thursday.
Jordyn Williams, Josiah Lappin, Brandon Layne and Jaime Martin all scored for the Lancers as they outshot their hosts 31-3.
Joey Vest recorded a pair of saves in the win, which pushes LaVille to 10-1-1 on the year.
At Westville
First half
L — Jordyn Williams
L — Craig Romero (Williams)
L — Josiah Lappin
W — Chandler Bell (penalty kick)
Second half
L — Brandon Layne
L — Romero
L — Jaime Martinez

September 8th

American Oak Preserving Company Inc. announces another Starke County expansion

September 8, 2011

NORTH JUDSON — Charlie Vorm, president and CEO of American Oak Preserving Co, Inc., with international headquarters in North Judson and the Starke County Economic Development Foundation (SCEDF) announced the beginning of construction on a new 6,000 square foot structure by American Oak. The new building will be a refrigerated structure that will be used for the short-term storage and sale of Christmas trees and wreaths coming from a supplier in North Carolina from approximately Nov. 15 through Dec. 15.

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