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December 14th

Death notices 12-14-13

December 15, 2013

Louis Roy Pfeiffer
Dec. 9, 2013
ROCHESTER — Louis Roy Pfeiffer, 70, of Rochester, died at 6:04 p.m., Monday, Dec. 9, at Woodlawn Hospital.
Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester is in charge of arrangements.

Snow continuing through late morning, afternoon

December 14, 2013

FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE -- Periods of snow will continue throughout the day as a series of disturbances move through the region. The snow will be heavy at times through early afternoon before slowly tapering off.

Total storm accumulations by early this evening are expected to range from 6-9 inches across the area.

Those traveling today should monitor local road conditions and be prepared to allow extra time to reach your destination.

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December 13th

Sentence handed down in meth manufacturing case

December 13, 2013

PLYMOUTH — Travis Howell will serve 15 years in prison on the charge of manufacturing methamphetamine and an additional year on an intimidation charge. The sentence was delivered Thursday in Superior Court.

For more on this story, read tomorrow's edition of The Pilot News.

Robert Leonard Friesner

December 13, 2013

Robert Leonard Friesner
July 16, 1938 - Dec. 11, 2013
PLYMOUTH — Robert L. Friesner, 75, passed away at 2:04 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka.
Robert was born July 16, 1938 in Middlepoint, Ohio, to Dwight and Datha (Fox) Friesner. He graduated from Van Del High School in 1956, while in high school he played both basketball and baseball. He then met and married his wife of 55 years, Barbara Joyce Rawlings.

David Frank Mayhew

December 13, 2013

David Frank Mayhew
Sept. 19, 1940 - Dec. 11, 2013
WARSAW — David Frank Mayhew, 73, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at 5:30 p.m., in his home.
He was born Sept. 19, 1940 in Gary to Edward W. Mayhew and Ruth Rowena (Torbet) Mayhew.
He graduated from Gilead High School in 1958.
On July 5, 1997 in Warsaw, he married Jane Ellen (Storment) Fritschle.
He lived most of his life in the Warsaw area. He was a safety tech for R.R. Donnelly and Sons for 44 years retiring in 2004.

Death notices 12-13-13

December 13, 2013

MaryJane Yeo
Dec. 11, 2013
LAKEVILLE — MaryJane Yeo, 85, of Lakeville died Dec. 11, 2013. Arrangements are pending at Palmer Funeral Home-Lakeville.

Kosciusko County release identity of human remains

December 13, 2013

WARSAW— In a press release issued today, Kosciusko County authorities have released the name for the human remains found earlier this year in a wooded area on County Road 175 south of Warsaw.

"After an extensive investigation completed by the members of the Kosciusko County Coroner’s Office, it has been concluded that the human remains are that of Aurora M. Shoemaker, whom had been reportedly missing since Aug. 16, 2012," said County Coroner Michael Wilson in the press release.

Severe weather headed this way

December 13, 2013

MARSHALL COUNTY — The Marshall County Emergency Management office has issued an alert that a winter storm warning has been issued by the National Weather Service from 7 p.m. tonight until 7 p.m. Saturday.

Significant snow accumulations are expected over the area tonight and Saturday. Accumulations are expected to range from 5-8 inches across the warning area.

Impacts from this event include:
• Roads will become snow covered, slick and hazardous, making travel dangerous.
• Visibility will be reduced to less than 1/4 mile.

Judge hands out two 10-year sentences

December 13, 2013

PLYMOUTH Glenn Gridley, 53, of Plymouth, was sentenced Thursday in Marshall Superior Court No. 1 to 10 years imprisonment for manufacturing methamphetamine and 10 years imprisonment on a separate charge of possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon.

For details on the arrest and conviction, read today's Pilot News.

Lions fall to unbeaten Chargers

December 13, 2013

BREMEN — Bremen’s young lineup entered Thursday night’s home contest in the hopes of a season-first win versus unbeaten West Noble. Instead, the Lions suffered a 65-48 setback.
Still, it wasn’t all bad news for the inexperienced Bremen squad.
“Honestly, I’m really proud of a lot of the kids in there for the way they played tonight. Our entire team is playing their fourth career varsity game, which, for a lot of things on the floor tonight really impressed me,” said Bremen boys basketball coach Ryan Eakins.

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