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Leon Jesse Sims

July 31, 2013

Leon Jesse Sims
Oct. 7, 1949 - July 29, 2013
BURR OAK — Leon Jesse Sims, 63, of Burr Oak, left this world Monday, July 29, 2013 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Plymouth after a sudden illness.
He was born at Memorial Hospital in South Bend on Oct. 7, 1949 to the late Jesse and Frances (Leap) Sims. After attending Culver Military Academy and graduating from Culver High School, he went on to attend South Bend College of Commerce and graduated with an associate degree in business.

Death notices 7-30-13

July 31, 2013

Lucy ‘Jane’ Overmyer
July 28, 2013
CULVER — Lucy “Jane” Overmyer, 93, of Culver died July 28, 2013 at 4:20 p.m. in her home.
Visitation is from 12-2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, 2013 at Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 W. Madison St., Plymouth.
Funeral will follow visitation at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, 2013 at the funeral home.
Burial will be at Burr Oak Cemetery.
Van Gilder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

John Leslie
July 29, 2013
BREMEN — John Leslie, 88, of Bremen died Monday, July 29, 2013 at Bremen Healthcare Center.

Culver-filmed movie adds Hollywood stars, draws hundreds to casting call

July 31, 2013

Representatives of Bearfruit Films, in Culver through the month of August to shoot the movie, "Little Savages" here, have announced at least three major stars of film and television have signed on for lead roles in the production.

Marshall County Jail Bookings for July 31

July 31, 2013

•Jaime Rosas Rosas, 43 of Plymouth was arrested by Plymouth Police at 10:45 a.m. on July 30 for operating a motor vehicle without ever receiving a license.
•Kim Alan Dreibelbis Jr., 31 of South Bend was arrested by Marshall County Sheriff's Department at 11 a.m. on July 30 for civil contempt.
•Cody James Schaetzle, 20 of Bourbon was arrested by Marshall County Sheriff's Department at 2:15 p.m. on July 30 for failure to appear.
•Donald Wayne Smith, 36 of Walkerton was arrested by Plymouth Police at 7 p.m. on July 30 for dumping a controlled substance waste.

Zoning fines to reflect Plan policy

July 31, 2013

PLYMOUTH - Fines for zoning ordinance violations will now reflect policy for the Marshall County Plan office.

Marshall County Plan Director Ralph Booker brought a resolution to the Commission on Thursday night to revise the current county zoning ordinance regarding fines for infractions. Currently the ordinance is written to say that infractions will draw “…a fine of $200 per day…” after receipt of notice of the infraction.

“My philosophy has always been to try to bring people into compliance with the ordinance, not collect a fine,” Booker told the Commission.

Pilot News Recipe of the Day: Easy Cheesy Mini Cheeseburger Pies

July 31, 2013

Burger Mixture

1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1 large onion, chopped (1 cup)
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)

Baking Mixture
1/2 cup milk

1/2 cup biscuit or baking mix

2 eggs

Suggested Garnishes, if desired
12 mini kosher dill pickles
1 medium tomato, chopped
Ketchup and mustard


Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 12 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray.

July 30th

Rev. Oran Miller

July 30, 2013

Rev. Oran Miller
May 25, 1934 - July 21, 2013
GLENWOOD, Iowa — Rev. Oran Miller, 79, of Glenwood, Iowa formerly of Toto entered into eternal rest July 21, 2013 at Glen Haven Home in Glenwood, Iowa.
He was born May 25, 1934 in Knott County, Ky. to Arzanious and Laura (Stacy) Miller. Oran faithfully served his country in the Army during the Korean Conflict. He was united in marriage to Helen Jean Fletcher on July 27, 1957 in Knott. To this union two children were born, Pamela Sue and Johnny Ray.

Death notice 7-30-13

July 30, 2013

Rafael A. Cantero
July 28, 2013 
PLYMOUTH — Rafael A. Cantero, 66, died at 7:18 a.m. Sunday, July 28, 2013, in St. Joseph Regional Hospital, Mishawaka.
Visitation will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at St. Michael Catholic Church, 625 N. Center St., Plymouth.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held immediately following visitation at 7:30 p.m. in the church.
Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth, is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Rockies teaming with WTCA for auction fundraiser

July 30, 2013

PLYMOUTH — The crisp weather is pointing towards fall and football, but if football is close, the WTCA Rockie Football auction is closer.
Each year Plymouth High School football takes a day on the radio at AM 1050 to raise money for the team. This year’s event is set for Aug. 2 and parent organizers of the event — Tonda Ellis and Tracey Peters — are ready to go.
“People have been really generous,” said Peters of this year’s auction items. “Almost unbelievably so. All I had to do was ask and people gave.”

Conquering cancer: Jeff Gordon shares common quest with Bremen students

July 30, 2013

INDIANAPOLIS — Most of Bremen’s 4,500 residents know that SPB is shorthand for Shine-Pray-Believe. The initials represent remarkable community support for three local boys recently diagnosed and treated for cancer within a six-month span at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health.

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