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No. 1 Lady Cats trump Trojans

January 31, 2014

HAMLET — For the first quarter and a half, Triton was right in it.
But as things so often do with Class A No. 1 Oregon-Davis, the Lady Trojans’ early deficits snowballed fast.
OD closed the second quarter on a quick 12-0 run to take a 39-21 halftime lead, then used a 22-4 third quarter to run out to a commanding 36-point lead and put the game out of reach. The end result was a 75-35 victory by the Lady Cats at home at The Den in Hamlet Thursday.

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January 31, 2014

Boys swimming
CMA tops Adams
Culver Military’s boys swim team handed visiting Adams a 112-67 defeat Thursday night.
The Eagles won nine total events and went one-two in five races, including the 400 freestyle relay en route to the win.
Nolan Kolden earned top honors in the backstroke and the 200 medley relay, Ian Bardwell was tops in the medley relay and butterfly, and Grant Ralston was first in both the 100 free and the 400 free relay.
at Culver

January 30th

Walter Edward Myers

January 30, 2014

Walter Edward Myers
Dec. 16, 1933 – Jan. 27, 2014
PLYMOUTH — Walter “Wally” Edward Myers, 80, a Plymouth resident since 2000, passed away of natural causes in his home on Monday evening, Jan. 27, 2014.
The son of Jay and Isa Myers, Walter was born on Dec. 16, 1933 in South Bend. He graduated from John Adams High School.
Wally worked for Marshall Fields in Chicago for 37 years, delivering stock to the store departments. He retired in 2000 and moved to Plymouth.

Donald D. White

January 30, 2014

Donald D. White
Oct. 24, 1926 – Jan. 28, 2014
ELKHART — Donald D. White, 87, a former Plymouth resident, passed away at 12:26 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 at the Elkhart General Hospital, Elkhart.
Born in Plymouth on Oct. 24, 1926, Donald was the son of Robert Rosco and Florence Edna White. He attended school in Plymouth.
Donald served for our country in the U.S. Army during WWII.

Death notices 1-30-14

January 30, 2014

Laura Lea Melton
Jan. 24, 2014
NORTH LIBERTY — Laura Lea Melton, 70, of North Liberty, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014.
Nusbaum-Elkin Funeral Home, 408 Roosevelt Road, Walkerton was entrusted with arrangements.

Larry D. Simpson
Jan. 28, 2014
ROCHESTER — Larry Dee Simpson, 74, of Rochester died at 11:39 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at his residence.
Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester, is in charge of arrangements.

Jeffrey W. Nifong

January 30, 2014

Jeffrey W. Nifong
June 2, 1960 – Jan. 28, 2014
GRAND BLANC, Mich. — Jeffrey W. Nifong of Grand Blanc, Mich., age 53, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 at his residence. Cremation has taken place.
Jeffrey was born in Albion on June 2, 1960 and resided mostly in South Bend and Bremen. Surviving are father, Burl (Miriam); Aunts, Gladys (Eugene) Snyder and Betty (Jim) Nolin. He was preceded in death by his mother, Sharon and brother, Scott. Your condolences may be shared with the family at

Commissioners restrict travel on roads

January 30, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY - The Marshall County Board of Commissioners have decided to elevate the travel status from an "Advisory Level" back to a "Watch Level" beginning at 6 p.m. tonight.

Strong winds and blowing snow will make drifting roads a significant issue for travelers by tomorrow morning.

Bremen 8th grade orientation rescheduled

January 30, 2014

BREMEN — The 8th grade Orientation meeting originally scheduled for January 27th has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 6th in the Bowen Auditorium.

From 6:30 until 7 p.m. there will be a meet and greet in the lobby for parents and students to get acquainted with teachers. The orientation meeting will then take place from 7 - 8:30 p.m. in the auditorium.

Advisory level warning in place

January 30, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — The "Watch Level" travel advisory that has been in place since 4 P.M. Monday, January 27 at 4:00pm has been reduced to an "Advisory Level" at the direction of the Commissioners, according to an update just received from the Emergency Management Agency.

Some of the secondary roads are still slick and hazardous in spots and drivers should use caution, reduce speed and be mindful of black ice.

Cavaliers hold off Bobcats, 45-38

January 30, 2014

HAMLET — Culver Community’s boys basketball team encountered a good news-bad news situation Wednesday.
First, the good news for the Cavs — a 45-38 victory over host Oregon-Davis at The Den following an eight-day weather-induced layoff for both squads.
The bad news, though, cropped up when the crunch-time turnover woes that led to three losses in the Cavs’ previous four games resurfaced, reducing a 16-point Culver cushion midway through the fourth frame to the seven-point final margin.

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