Archive - 2014
Jerry E. Jones
Sept. 18, 1933 - Jan. 23, 2014
CULVER âÂ Jerry E. Jones, age 80, of Culver, passed away Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014.
William âBillâ Hoppe
May 6, 1932 â Jan. 22, 2014
PLYMOUTH â William L. âBillâ Hoppe, 81, passed away at 5:16 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 at his daughter Susanâs, residence.
The son of William Henry and Lucille Rose (Emerson) Hoppe, Bill was born on May 6, 1932 in Whiting. He was a 1950 graduate of George Rogers Clark High School in Hammond.
A U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict, Bill served his country from 1952 to 1956.
Bill worked as an independent trucker for 30 years, retiring in 2005.
Loy F. Sriver
Jan. 22, 2014
ROCHESTER â Loy F. Sriver, 76, of Rochester, died at 4:05 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 at Parkview Regional Medical Center of Fort Wayne.
Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester is in charge of arrangements.
DONALDSON â Ancilla College will close for the weekend due to dangerous temperatures and travel conditions, according to director of admissions Eric Wignall.
All offices and the library are closed through the weekend.
"The SAT test scheduled to be held on campus Jan. 25 is cancelled, and it is rescheduled for Saturday, Feb. 8," Wignall said. "We plan to reopen Monday morning."
PLYMOUTH â City officials will open the Webster Center as a warming center as needed. Call local law enforcement if access to the center is needed. It is not intended as a shelter, city officials said Friday afternoon.
Additional information in tomorrow's Pilot News.
LAKEVILLE â At the 49th Annual TCU Bi-County Tournament, tonight's boys semifinal games at LaVille have been postponed to Saturday.
The girls semifinal between Culver Community and Triton is set for 9 a.m., with the girls semifinal between OD and LaVille set to follow at 11 a.m. in the main gym.
In the auxiliary gym, Glenn and New Prairie will face off first in the first consolation game at 9 a.m. with the Argos-Bremen consol to follow at 11 a.m.
PLYMOUTH âÂ Severe winter weather has once again forced several changes to the weekend's game schedule.
At Plymouth, tonight's boys basketball game with Wawasee has been postponed with no make-up date as of noon. Saturday's JV Wrestling Tournament was cancelled; the tournament will not be made up. Meanwhile, Saturday's NLC Wrestling Meet at Concord is under a two-hour delay and will begin at 11 a.m.
The rest of the PHS athletic activities are still set to take place at their previously appointed times.
MARSHALL COUNTY â Several local school districts closed again today, as sub-zero wind chills blanket the area.
The closings have also impacted sports, as tournament and regualr seasons game have been cancelled or postponed.
The cold blast is expected to remain in place until Tuesday.
Check tomorrow's edition of the Pilot News for in depth stories on the impact of the school closures and cold weather.
PLYMOUTH â Propane shortages and rising costs have prompted a local supplier to take measures to make sure their customers have fuel to heat their homes.
See today's Pilot News for more on this story.
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George H. DePoy
Sept. 18, 1925 - Jan. 19, 2014
CULVER âÂ George H. DePoy, age 88, of Culver, passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014 at Millerâs Merry Manor in Culver.