June 8th, 2011
The Bike Barn, at 103 Lake Shore Drive in Culver, will once again team up with the Antiquarian and Historical Society of Culver for a bicycle tour of the town of Culver on Saturday, June 18, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Bike Barn.
Bicyclists are inÂvited to bring their own bikes and helÂmets for the free event, which will be led by Jeff Kenney of the Society and is expected to cover no more than four to five miles of riding.
BREMEN â€” Bremen High School has hired former Mount Vernon Nazarene University JV coach Ryan Eakins as its new head basketball coach.
Eakins was the JV menâ€™s basketball coach at Mount Vernon Nazarene in Mount Vernon, Ohio during the 2010-11 season and is a former assistant coach at his alma mater, Grace College. He is moving to the town of Bremen where he plans to be a substitute teacher in the Bremen Public School System.
Eakins played basketball at Grace College and Seymour High School.
FORT WAYNE â€” A sectional championship is nice, but Tritonâ€™s boys golf team has even bigger fish to fry.
The Trojans won their first-ever sectional title by beating out four-peat defending champion Warsaw with a fifth-man score on the Tigersâ€™ home course at Stonehenge Golf Club last Friday. But Triton head coach Jack Carpenter pledged his team wouldnâ€™t be resting on any laurels as the little Class A squad hunts for a second-straight state finals berth at the Homestead Regional Thursday.
BREMEN â€” The North Central Soccer Association (NCSA) awarded Plymouth's Micah Harner the First Annual T. Edward Ummel Young Referee of the Year Award last weekend during the NCSA tournament in Bremen.
Ummel, a local attorney active in family, civic, church and soccer activities, passed away last October. He was the long-time treasurer of Argos Youth Soccer (AYS) as well as a coach, and he also served the NCSA in scheduling games and as the NCSA referee instructor.
The community had a chance recently to tour the 30th student-built home in the Culver area, an architecturally unique house which familiar Culver resident and retired Plymouth school teacher John Benedict now calls home.
George H. Howard
Nov. 14, 1938-June 4, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€”Â George H. Howard, 72, of 17291 West 4B Road, Plymouth, passed away Saturday, June 4, 2011, at his home.
He was born Nov. 14, 1938, in Goose Rock, Ky., to George and Mary (Henson) Howard. George and Loretta Jackson were married June 13, 1958, in Adrian, Mich. They moved to the Marshall County area in 1965. George was a truck driver and mechanic. He was a proud member of the National Rifle Association. His passion, for the last few years, was attending many gun shows.Â
PLYMOUTH — The construction project to widen Pioneer Drive and cut back on Oak Road traffic which began in May 2010 is well on its way to completion, reported Ron Wireman from DLZ Engineering in the Marshall County Commissioners meeting Monday. The new Pioneer Drive will provide Marshall County residents with an easier route from Indiana 17 to the industries and retailers on U.S. 30.
“Last year we did basically half the project,” said Wireman, noting that S.R. 17 to Lincoln Highway is now open.
BLOOMINGTON â€” There arenâ€™t many records left for Waverly Neer to break.
Even on a historic day that featured a total of six record-breaking performances, the Culver Academies senior managed to stand out, knocking off not one but two state standards on her way to championships in both the 1600 meters and the 3200 meters at the 38th Annual IHSAA Girls Track and Field State Finals at Robert C. Haugh Track and Field Complex in Bloomington.
ELKHART â€” Culver Community earned its first sectional title in 26 years by battling from behind. On Saturday, the Cavaliers simply dug themselves too big a hole to climb out of.
Eastside plated six runs batting through the order during a big third inning, and although Culver scored three runs in the fifth and sixth, it was too little, too late as the Cavs suffered a season-ending 7-3 loss at the Class 2A Jimtown Baseball Regional in Elkhart.
Eastside went on to fall in 10-2 in the championship to Hanover Central at the tourney, while Culver closed out a banner year at 13-14.