August 20th, 2014
Ronald H. Young
Aug. 18, 2014
PLYMOUTH â Ronald H. Young, 83, of Plymouth, formerly of Bremen died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 in his residence.Â Â
Arrangements are pending at the Mishler Funeral Home, Bremen.
Aug. 19, 2014
ROCHESTER â Joanna Reyes, 89, of Rochester died at 9:35 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 at her residence.
Arrangements are with Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester.
ARGOS â Three options for paying back a $700,000 General Obligation Bond were presented to school board members Monday. The board voted to approve a resolution and start the process.
The Board selected option allows interest only to be paid in the first five years, more paid in the sixth year, and a final balloon payment would be made in the seventh year. In this option, current debt obligations will be increased only slightly, and the balloon payment will be due in a year when other obligations are not present.
MARSHALL COUNTY â How the county's $8,725,243 budget shapes out is still undecided, but county council members heard from department heads about what is needed.
The General Fund budgets for all departments totaled $9,041,321. The council now has the daunting task of determining where to cut $316,078 from the budgets.
Robert âBobâ Alan Shafer
Jan. 6, 1953 - Aug. 15, 2014
ARGOS â Robert âBobâ Alan Shafer, 61, of Argos died Aug. 15, 2014 at 11:07 p.m. at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth following injuries sustained in a bicycle accident.
He was born Jan. 6, 1953 in Plymouth to Ralph Adam Shafer and Berniece Ann (Boyd) Shafer. He has lived in the Argos community all of his life.
On Sept. 1, 2013 in Argos, he married Vickie (OâConnor) Shafer.
He was self-employed working SGS Eco Systems with Heating and Cooling.
MARSHALL COUNTY â A strong line of thunderstorms are moving east toward Marshall County, according to the National Weather Service.
The line of storms extends from Walkerton to six miles south of Knox and is moving about 35 miles per hour.
LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE...
WALKERTON AND KOONTZ LAKE...
NORTH LIBERTY AND CULVER...
MARSHALL COUNTY â Devices that will instantly measure an offenderâs blood alcohol level will be utilized in Marshall County.
Ward Byers, Court Services, brought a contract before the Marshall County Commissioners for their approval. The contract is for alcohol monitoring with BI Corporation.
BOURBON â Faulkner Fabricating, a company out of Bourbon recently learned that a third party has been mailing out fraudulent checks to people across the country.
âIt started out Thursday last week,â said Paula Johnson, an employee of the company. She received a call from a man who resided in Toledo, Ohio.
âHe told me the check number and it didnât match up with the run,â she said. âIt had the routing number, account number, and our address.â
But the checks had left off the phone number for Faulkner Fabricating.
PLYMOUTH â The 2015 proposed budget totals $11.61 million and includes increases to cover the cost of elections, fire hydrant fees, a new computer system and employee insurance.
Toni Hutchings, clerk-treasurer for the city, said these items are included in the money to be allocated to the financial board and clerk treasurer - $980,744 - which is a 10.97 percent increase from last year.
Feb. 11, 1929 - Aug. 16, 2014
ETNA GREEN â Florabelle Tribalski of Etna Green passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. Florabelle was 85 years old.
Florabelle was born on Feb. 11, 1929 to Ellsworth and Mabel (Vandermark) Bishop at Plymouth. Florabelle was raised by her foster parents, Richie and Nellie Harman. She had been a resident of the Etna Green area since 1943.
Martha O. Mason
Nov. 14, 1923 - Aug. 15, 2014
FRANKFORT â Martha O. Mason, 90, of Frankfort died Aug. 15, 2014 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.
She was born Nov. 14, 1923 in Clinton County to the late Walter William and Bertha (Collins) Bear.
She married Ellis L. Mason on May 24, 1946 in Frankfort and he preceded her in death on Dec. 28, 1996.