October 1st, 2014
Shirley K. Boyle Â
June 1, 1938 - Sept. 29, 2014 Â
HAMLET â€” Shirley K. Boyle, 76, of Winter Haven, Fla. and Hamlet, passed away at her home in Hamlet on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014.
Shirley was born June 1, 1938 in White County to Russell and Helen (Johnson) McDaniel.
Dec. 9, 1935 - Sept. 26, 2014
PLYMOUTH â€” Kenneth I. Dickson, age 78, of Plymouth, passed away, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at 6:47 p.m., at his home.
Kenneth was born on Dec. 9, 1935, in Ober, to Fred and Rena (Dunkleberger) Dickson. KennethÂ married the former Barbara Grace Hite on July 15, 1961, in Donaldson. He honorably served his country in the United States Army. He worked at Wicks Lumber and retired from Carter Lumber, Plymouth.
Marilyn R. Bitting
Jan. 12, 1931 - Sept. 30, 2014
GOSHEN â€” Marilyn R. Bitting, 83, went to be with the Lord Tuesday morning at Courtyard Healthcare, where she had been a resident the past two years.
She was born Jan. 12, 1931 in Tippecanoe to Wren and Evelyn (Doutt) Crane.
On Jan. 1, 1950 she married Paul E. Bitting in Winona Lake.
MUNCIE â€” â€śKids need to be in a family, the family environment is important to a childâ€™s growing mind and spirit.â€ť
Jennifer Everetts, former Plymouth resident, and husband Bruce, have made it their mission to help the thousands of orphans find that family. The Everetts officially started Journey Home Jamaica last year but the story begins more than 15 years ago. Jenniferâ€™s name while in Plymouth was Walker and her son, Andrew attended Culver Academies.
Pilot News Correspondent
MARSHALL COUNTY â€” Among the topics discussed at the Thursday night meeting of the Marshall County Plan Commission was that of a new structural ordinance for lakes within the county, specifically, Pretty Lake, which has had issues with structures blocking lakefront views in recent years.
The situation has become such an issue that Pretty Lake resident Dale Gott and President of the Pretty Lake Property Owners Association Brad Serf decided to attend the commissionerâ€™s meeting to discuss making a change countywide.
PLYMOUTH â€” The undefeated Plymouth Rockies have two fan buses going to Concord on Friday and there are open seats that need to be filled.
â€śWe all need to band together and show our team how much we support them,â€ť said Rockies team mom, Laura Mann.
The fan busses were paid for by donations from The Auto Park and Advanced Auto. The dinner, pizza donated by Little Caesars, is also included free with the ride.
KNOX/HAMLET â€” Starke County police weresent to the scenes of two separate accidents Monday, both involving semi-trucks and both reulting in a fatality.
Semi, car crash leaves one dead, two injured
One woman is dead and two more people are injured after an accident involving a car and a semi occurred on S.R. !0 and Range Road Monday, Sept. 29.
Starke County 911 Dispatch received a call at approximately 11:03 a.m. The caller said there had been an accident involving a car and a semi on S.R. 10 and Range Rd.
LAKEVILLE â€” The town of Lakeville's efforts to create better parks for it's community is getting a little more time. The park survey for residents to create a five year plan has been extended to October 31. The survey asks general questions of the makeup of the population, but also information on accessibility, kinds of activities to be available, and features made for public enjoyment.
"Basically I have a bunch of ideas I'm trying to pursue through Indiana Mainstreet," said Shirley Rynearson, former park board president for Lakeville.
PLYMOUTH â€” The 7 a.m. police raid Friday at a house on Adams Street was rumored to be loud, if the high school studentsâ€™ tweets about it were any indication.
According to public information officer Trent Smith with the Indiana State Police Bremen Post, the department served a search warrant at the house in the 800 block of Adams Street after an investigation led police to suspect that the manufacture of meth may have been under way.
PLYMOUTH â€” A fire alarm at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center Tuesday afternoon turned out to be no big deal, but serious enough to trigger a call to the fire department.
According to public relations manager Robert Sisk with SJRMC, a piece of equipment in the lab malfunctioned, causing smoke to fill the area.
Plymouth Fire Department was called and responded and was back at the station in about 15 minutes.