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December 1st

Death notices 12-1-11

December 1, 2011

Ruby L. Sawyer
Nov. 29, 2011
MILFORD — Ruby L. Sawyer, 87, 493 E. Camp Mack Road, Milford, died Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 8:55 a.m. at her residence from natural causes.
She is survived by her husband, Lawrence “Bud” Sawyer; daughters Connie (Steve) Schermerhorn, New Paris, Roxann (Tom) Monhaut, Goshen; son Kent (Ann) Sawyer, Milford; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

What to do this weekend in Marshall County

December 1, 2011

• The Triton High School senior class will be serving a spaghetti supper from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.
The spaghetti will feature a homemade sauce made by Miss Stout’s foods classes. Breadsticks, lemonade, and a side salad will finish out the menu. The cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under (pre-school children will be free). All profits will go toward the senior class trip to Washington D.C. in April. Tickets are now on sale and may be purchased from any senior class member or at the door. Carryout will also be available.

'Band of brothers' comes together to help another

December 1, 2011

PLYMOUTH — When brothers Dan and Dave Tanner heard that their longtime friend and former bandmate, Ben Boys, was in the hospital with a severe heart problem, they knew they had to help.
The Tanner brothers are part of the band Straightaway, originally formed in 1986 with Ben and his brother, Tom Boys. When Ben moved to Ann Arbor, Mich., he had to drop out of the band — but his friends didn’t forget about him. They recently organized a benefit on his behalf, held the day before Thanksgiving at the Plymouth Eagles.

1:1 Tech Initiative for Bremen Public Schools

December 1, 2011

BREMEN – Next fall, Bremen High School plans to provide every student with a portable, wireless computing device as part of the 1:1 Technology Initiative.
“Each student will have their own device assigned to them, for use at school and at home,” explained Steve Gall, technology integration coach.
Currently Bremen High School has about 300 computers dedicated for student use in several labs, which must be reserved in advance by individual teachers.

Rochester holds off Cavs

December 1, 2011

CULVER — After Mickella Hardy exploded for 23 points Saturday, Rochester’s defense made her a point of emphasis headed into Culver.
The Lady Zebras held the 5-11 freshman forward to 2 of 5 from the field and just five points, and Rochester’s veteran squad held off the young Cavaliers late for a 47-41 victory at John R. Nelson Gymnasium Wednesday night in a make up of a snow-out Tuesday.

Argos girls soccer earns 7 All-Academic nominations

December 1, 2011

ARGOS — The Argos girls soccer team was given a program-record number of All-Academic nominations and set another program first with the school’s first All-State Honorable Mention nod as the Indiana Soccer Coaches Association named award-winners for the 2011 season.
Argos had its highest-ever number of All-Academic winners in history with seven players named to the list. No previous squad had placed more than three.

Results 12-01

December 1, 2011

Women’s college basketball
Starr posts double-double in win over Judson University
Plymouth grad Alex Starr posted her career-first double-double for Purdue University Calumet as the Peregrines claimed an 84-78 victory over Judson University on Wednesday night in the Fitness and Recreation Center in Hammond.

November 30th

Purses galore -- for a cause (and Dec. 9 event for cancer fighters)

November 30, 2011

Some 500 purses are overflowing storage space at Michelle’s Headquarters and elsewhere, but they’re not for Michelle Allyn (BELOW, LEFT) and Susan Elizondo (RIGHT). Instead, they’re part of an unusual fund raising event for “Hello Gorgeous!” which treats cancer-fighting women to a spa event with new attire and more, as reported in a recent edition of this newspaper.

Reinhold benefit, and Reilly's story

November 30, 2011

This Holiday Season, area residents are asked to consider helping community supporters raise money for a local family.
Rob Reinhold, 42, who was born and raised in the Culver area, moved back to Culver with his wife, Rhonda to raise their young daughter, Reilly. Reinhold was diagnosed with severe, debilitating ALS last September and his health has quickly deteriorated.

Death notices 11-30-11

November 30, 2011

Mary G. Misch
Nov. 25, 2011
CULVER — Mary G. Misch, 71, of Culver died Nov. 25, 2011 at 8:23 a.m.
She is survived by sisters, Kathy (Ed) Allyn of Culver and Nancy Jordan of Lancaster, Pa.
There will be no visitation.
A graveside service will be held Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 at 12:30 p.m. EST at Resurrection Cemetery, DeMotte.
Memorials may be made to the Marshall County Humane Society. Letters of condolence for the family may be sent via the obituary page at
The Odom Funeral Home of Culver is in charge of arrangements.

Dewey T. Smith Jr.

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