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June 29th

Uceny breezes to finals

June 30, 2012

EUGENE, Ore. — It worked once, so Morgan Uceny decided to do it again.
Leading pretty much from start to finish, Uceny won her semifinal heat of the women’s 1,500-meter run at the U.S. Olympic Trials.
Her time Friday — 4 minutes, 8.9 seconds — was the fastest of all the qualifiers at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field. She now heads to Sunday’s championship race, which will be broadcast live by NBC at 7:23 p.m.
“I felt really good yesterday, so I sort of went into today with the same mindset,” said Uceny. “Don’t fix it if it isn’t broke. “

Plymouth’s Chase Peters chooses Chargers baseball

June 29, 2012

PLYMOUTH — When Ancilla signed Plymouth grad Chase Peters, it got not only a multi-talented baseball player but the quintessential team player.
Peters made it official recently when he signed on to play with the Chargers beginning in the 2013 season, and the team is looking forward to seeing what he can do both onfield and in the clubhouse.

Carpenter earns Yestingsmeier Student-Athlete Award at Ball State

June 29, 2012

MUNCIE — Triton grad T.J. Carpenter was selected for the Earl Yestingsmeier Student-Athlete Award for the Ball State Golf team for the 2011-2012 season, the college announced Friday.

Memorial run/walk to be held for soldier Saturday

June 29, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Jason Nemeth, of Plymouth, joined the Army National Guard September, 12, 2006 and was assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 151st Infantry.  He was deployed to Afghanistan in August of 2009 for a 10 month tour.

Death notices 6-29-12

June 29, 2012

Hunter James Brandt
June 28, 2012
PLYMOUTH – Hunter James Brandt, 16, of Plymouth died at 8:54 p.m., Thursday, June 28, 2012.
He is survived by his parents, James “Ian” and Terri (Zieman) Brandt of Plymouth; twin sister, Emmelyn C. Brandt; a brother, Cameron M. Marlow; and a sister, Caley E. Marlow.
A community celebration of life service in union with the Cody Poczik family will be held Monday, July 2 at 7 p.m. in the Plymouth Wesleyan Church, 11203 S. Michigan St. Plymouth. There will be no visitation.

Kathryn W. Blocker

June 29, 2012

Kathryn W. Blocker
April 2, 1924 – June 26, 2012
ARGOS — Kathryn Willadean (Mrs. Herbert) Blocker, 88, a lifetime Marshall County resident of Argos, passed away Tuesday evening, June 26, 2012 at 9:42 p.m. in the Memorial Hospital of South Bend unexpectedly following a brief illness.
Since 1951, Kathryn had lived on the same family homestead where she was born to Raymond Ellsworth and Mildred Emaline (Dinsmore Price) Overmyer April 2, 1924.

Velma Bernice Mangus

June 29, 2012

Velma Bernice Mangus
Dec. 14, 1918-June 26, 2012
LaPAZ — Velma Bernice Mangus, 93, passed away at 5:27 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at the Bremen Hospital, Bremen. Velma was born Dec. 14, 1918 in Teegarden to the late Nelson and Gertrude (Harley) Baughman.
She has been a lifelong area resident having lived on the farm on Tyler Road for more than 60 years. May 10, 1941 in North Liberty, she married Quinten Mangus who preceded her in death Sept. 5, 2000.

Enter the Pilot News "Big Catch" photo contest

June 29, 2012

Donny Poczik caught this five pound Coho Salmon out of Michigan City May 20. Submit your “Big Catch” photos throughout June and July; photo contest winners will be notified Aug. 1. Email cstockton@thepilotnews.com or news@thepilotnews.com; or drop off your photos at 214 N. Michigan St., Plymouth; or mail to P.O. Box 220, Plymouth, IN 46563.

Let it rain!

June 29, 2012

Finally! Mother Nature has been hiding her rain since June 16, with only one slight, quick scattered shower since. High temps have combined to cause the area to be designated a drought area and there has been a burn ban in effect for weeks. But today, about 10 minutes ago (at this 2:13 p.m. posting), the skies darkened up and she let loose her fury of rain, causing quick puddles and flash flooding in areas around Marshall County. Check back for more weather details as they become available.

Only sanctioned SUP race in Indiana kicks off this weekend on Lake Max

June 29, 2012

This weekend's Lake Max Challenge Stand-up Paddleboard (SUP) event, Indiana’s only World Paddle Association Sanctioned race, is drawing racers from all over the Midwest and even Hawaii, according to event organizers Ed and Becky Furry of Sail22 in Culver. What’s that mean? Simply, elite pro racers and recreational racers will earn ranking points for the World Paddle Association rankings and Midwest SUP circuit, which allow racers to compete at national and world competitions.

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