Archive - 2013
BOURBON â€” This weekend you have the opportunity to see a preview of Triton studentsâ€™ Destination ImagiNation challenges before the March 9 regional competition.
â€śThe kids are pretty much going to run through what they will do at the regional tournament,â€ť said Lisa Eiser, DI coordinator at Triton Schools. â€śSo many people donâ€™t understand Destination ImagiNationâ€¦we hope that by letting the public see what we do, they will understand it more.â€ť
PLYMOUTH - Itâ€™s official - for now at least.
Whitley Products has officially filed notice as part of the Federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) act that the company based in Warsaw, with plants in Plymouth and North Carolina will officially cease operations.
The notice filed on Tuesday, states that Whitley â€ś...has decided to notify its employees that in light of its current financial situation Whitley will likely permanently cease its operations,â€ť and that â€ś...in the event of a cessation of operations all employees will be terminated.â€ť
While both Bremen and Culver Military finished short of a championship at last weekendâ€™s boys swim sectionals, both squads took home some pretty nice consolation prizes.
The Lions and the Eagles finished fourth and second at the Penn and Warsaw Sectionals, respectively, but both saw banner days for individuals, setting school records while grabbing multiple berths to this Fridayâ€™s 76th Annual IHSAA State Finals at the IUPUI Natatorium.
WALKERTON â€” John Glenn has announced golf coach Randy Schmeltz as the Falcon Award recipient for 2012.
The award will be presented at halftime of the boys basketball game against Penn Friday.
Schmeltz is in his 32nd year as an educator for the school corporation and is currently a physical education teacher at Urey Middle School, where he is the eighth grade girls basketball coach in addition to being the head coach of the Glenn High School boys and girls golf teams.
ARGOS â€” Argosâ€™s Abigail Cohagan, Bremenâ€™s Zach Compton and NorthWoodâ€™s Samantha Zent were all recently named to the Indiana High School Bowling Programâ€™s Academic All-State list for the 2012-13 school year.
Cohagan and Zent were among only 26 girls in the state to make the list, while Compton was one of 33 boys selected to the annual team.
In order to be nominated, students must be seniors who have competed in at least one varsity game with a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent and must have a minimum SAT score of 1500 or ACT score of 22.
8th grade girls basketball
Lincoln 8th bounces back
The Lincoln Junior High eighth grade girls basketball team bounced back from its first loss of the season Monday with a win Tuesday night.
The Lady Red Storm fell by a heartbreaking 28-26 margin to Whitko after falling behind 20-8 in the first half Monday.
Nicole Horvath led Lincoln in scoring with 10 points, followed by Destiny Schoff with four and Hanna Hopple and Ashley Harrell with three apiece as the team finished just 28 percent from the floor.
Stephan H. Gonce Jr.
Feb. 18, 2013
PLYMOUTH â€” Stephan H. Gonce Jr., 45, died at 3:05 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth Campus.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth.
Doris Ann Goode
Feb. 19, 2013
ROCHESTER â€” Doris Ann Norris Goode, 65, died at 11:41 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 at Goshen Hospital. Arrangements are pending at the Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester.
Nina M. Trump
Feb. 14, 1927-Feb. 19, 2013
BREMEN â€” Nina M. Trump, 86, of Bremen, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at 12:05 a.m., at her home, with her loving family by her side.
Nina was born Feb. 14, 1927, in Plymouth, to Russell and Ethel (Gray) Shafer. Nina married Roy D. Trump on March 10, 1946, in Plymouth. Roy passed away Dec. 30, 2009. Nina was a homemaker, a loving wife, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a member of the Shiloh Wesleyan Church, where she had been an active member, since she and Roy were married.
PLYMOUTH â€” When you think of a dangerous work environment, a hospital probably isnâ€™t the first place that pops into your mind.
But the Indiana Department of Labor released statistics earlier this month that point to health care as having the second highest worker injury and illness rates in the state. The DOL launched a statewide safety program to reduce some of these issues February 5.
WALKERTON â€” Jimtown royalty will take the reins of the John Glenn football team next season.
David Sharpe, son of longtime former Jimmies football coach Bill Sharpe, was announced Tuesday as the Falconsâ€™ new head coaching hire.