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August 28th, 2014

US HIghway 31 named in memory of late state legislator

August 28, 2014

LAKEVILLE — A former State Representative’s memory was recognized at the ribbon cutting for the new US 31 highway that stretches from the 20 bypass in South Bend and goes to US 30 near Plymouth.

The new piece of highway is estimated to save Hoosiers 30 minutes driving time when US 31 is fully completed in 2015.
Among the VIPS were Governor Mike Pence and U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski, as well as the late Representative’s widow and other sons and daughters. The lawmaker’s name now graces a portion of US 31 as the Richard W. Mangus Memorial Highway,

Blueberry Festival parking fee increasing

August 28, 2014

PLYMOUTH — An increase in the price of parking at the Plymouth High School during the Blueberry Festival could bring in as much $15,000-$20,000 over last year’s total of $40,364. Those parking at Plymouth High School this year will pay $8, up from $5. This is the first price increase since 1993.

The parking lots and grassy areas at PHS have been used since the 1980’s as the official parking for the festival. However, it wasn’t until 1992 that the organizers began keeping data. In the past 21 years, the official parking during the festival has brought in $525,000.

August 27th

Edythe Wilson

August 27, 2014

Edythe Wilson
Feb. 28, 1920 - Aug. 23, 2014
PLYMOUTH — Edythe L. Wilson, age 94, of Plymouth, passed away at 10:55 p.m., on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at Miller’s Merry Manor, in Plymouth. 

Death notices 8-27-14

August 27, 2014

Larry Fretz
Aug. 25, 2014
ETNA GREEN — Larry Fretz, 77, of Etna Green, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 in his home.
Arrangements are pending at Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home.

Patricia Hite
Aug. 26, 2014
PLYMOUTH — Patricia Hite, 61, Plymouth, died, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at her home.
Van Gilder Funeral Home, Plymouth, is handling the arrangements for the family.
 
Dorothy Underwood
Aug. 26, 2014
PLYMOUTH — Dorothy Underwood, 92, Plymouth, died, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home, Plymouth.

DuPont Pioneer celebrates 25 years

August 27, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Wednesday DuPont Pioneer in Plymouth celebrated their 25th anniversary in Plymouth.
Special guest speakers included the Director of Indiana State Department of Agriculture Ted McKinney and Indiana Governor Mike Pence.

“Plymouth has a very unique growing area,” said Mark Letsinger, production location manager of the Plymouth Pioneer facility. “The great lakes provide a tempered climate which is very beneficial to growing seed corn as well as other specialty crops.”

Union North School Board Agenda, August 28

August 27, 2014

The Union-North United School Corporation will hold their regular meeting on August 28 in the media center at LaVille High School on US 31 South.
Below is posted their proposed agenda for the evening.

UNION-NORTH UNITED SCHOOL CORPORATION
Lakeville, Indiana
BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES MEETING
August 28, 2014
Immediately Following the Board of Directors of the Building Corporation Meeting
The meeting will be held in the LaVille Jr.-Sr. High School, Media Center 69969 US 31 South, Lakeville, IN 46536
REGULAR SESSION
ORDER OF BUSINESS:
Meeting Called to Order: ____________

August 26th

Ida Ruth Brettin

August 26, 2014

Ida Ruth Brettin
March 28, 1929 – Aug. 23, 2014
GROVERTOWN — Ida Ruth Brettin, 85, of Grovertown, passed away at home, where she lived with her daughter Deb (Clifford) Rose and grandson Justin White with her loving family around her.

Douglas Clark

August 26, 2014

Douglas Clark
March 17, 1957 - Aug. 24, 2014
ETNA GREEN — Douglas Clark, 57, of Etna Green, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 at 10:30 p.m. in his home after an illness.
Doug was born March 17, 1957 to William E. Clark and Betty (Everly) Clark at Bremen. He has been a lifelong resident of Bourbon.
Doug loved to do woodworking making tables and furniture in his spare time. He raised veal and was a dairy farmer. Doug attended Triton High School and The Bremen Missionary Church. He will be greatly missed by all.

Stella Vires

August 26, 2014

Stella Vires
Dec. 30, 1940 - Aug. 24, 2014
ARGOS — Stella Vires, 73, of Argos died Aug. 24, 2014 at 3:22 p.m. at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester, surrounded by her family following a sudden illness.
She was born Dec. 30, 1940 in Corona, Calif. to Nicholas P. Murphy and Elizabeth (Licon) Murphy. She has lived in the Argos community since 1964, coming from California.
On Oct. 13, 1979 in Argos, she married Charles E. Vires.
She was a housewife-homemaker.

Larry Klingerman

August 26, 2014

Larry Klingerman
April 14, 1939 - Aug. 25, 2014
BOURBON — Larry Klingerman, 75, Bourbon, passed away on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 at 5 a.m. in his home with his family at his side.
Larry was born April 14, 1939 to Floyd C. and Mabel (Flory) Klingerman at Etna Green. He has been a lifelong resident of Bourbon.

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