March 6th, 2014
PLYMOUTH â€” The school board approved next year's school calendar which has students returning to school on Aug. 13.
Find out what else is in store for the 2014-2015 school year in today's Pilot News.
MARSHALL COUNTY â€” The Marshall County Board of Elections is getting ready for the primary elections. Polling locations and other topics were considered by the board at Wednesday's meeting.
Find out about these topics in today's Pilot News.
By James Costello
SOUTH BEND â€”Â New game, new stakes, same result.
The last time Plymouthâ€™s Pilgrims faced Mishawaka back on Feb. 19, they claimed a 52-34 win on their home court at The Rock. Plymouth opened Class 4A Sectional play with a similar 53-34 victory over the Cavemen Wednesday night.
Linda Ellen (Weston) Sickman
April 5, 1948 - March 2, 2014
BREMEN â€”Â Linda Ellen (Weston) Sickman, 65, of Bremen passed away on Sunday, March 2, 2014 at the Elkhart Hospice House. She was born to Richard Weston and Eleanor (Huber) Weston on April 5, 1948, her stepparents are Jackie and Rose Ray. Linda graduated from Bremen High School and was a member of the class of 1966. On Oct. 16, 1976 she married Richard D. Sickman. Linda worked for more than 20 years for Bornemann Products. She was a member of St. Paulâ€™s Lutheran Church of Bremen and also a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
Herbert E. Harman
Jan. 10, 1945 â€“ March 2, 2014
PLYMOUTH â€” Herbert E. Harman, 69, of Plymouth, passed away following an illness in his home on Sunday night, March 2, 2014 surrounded by his loving family.
Born to Jack A. and Helen L. (Lee) Harman, Herbert was born in Plymouth on Jan. 10, 1945. He graduated from Plymouth High School with the class of 1963.
Herb served in the United States Air Force from January of 1965 until his Honorable Discharge in October of 1968, and he returned back to Plymouth.
Phyllis C. Elkins
May 5, 1925 â€“ March 2, 2014
WAPAKONETA, Ohio â€” Phyllis C. Elkins, 88, of Wapakoneta, Ohio, formerly of Plymouth, died 10:12 p.m., Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Auglaize Acres.
She was born May 5, 1925, in Plymouth, the daughter of Ford I. and Eva (Lackey) Keyser, who preceded her in death.Â
On May 17, 1947, she married Joseph E. Elkins Sr., who preceded her in death on Oct. 30, 2013.
Evelyn E. Zumbaugh
Jan. 21, 1920 â€“ March 3, 2014
PLYMOUTH â€” Evelyn E. Zumbaugh, 94, formerly of Baker Street, passed away at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 3, 2014 at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, Plymouth.
Born in LaPaz on Jan. 21, 1920, Evelyn was the daughter of Frank M. and Elsie Bachtel Rankert. She graduated from LaPaz High School in 1938.
Evelyn married Chalon F. Zumbaugh in the Pine Creek Parsonage in North Liberty on June 25, 1939, who preceded her in death on Dec. 5, 1994.
Lee A. Bowman
March 4, 2014
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Lee A. Bowman, 55, a lifetime Plymouth resident, died at 4:10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at Pilgrim Manor, Plymouth. Arrangements are pending with the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth.
CULVER â€” Culver Communityâ€™s boys basketball team attempted quality shots almost from the opening tip Tuesday.
Once the second quarter rolled around those shots really started falling.
The host Cavs rattled off 11 unanswered second-frame points to construct a double-digit advantage and nailed 9-of-11 tries from the floor in the third stanza to put away a 64-31 Class A Sectional 51 first-round win over LaCrosse at John R. Nelson Gymnasium.
Culver advances to a Friday semifinal bout against six-time defending sectional champion Triton at 6:30 p.m. Argos and South Central follow at 8 p.m.
TIPPECANOE â€” An accident at a train crossing in Tippecanoe is being handled. There were no injuries in the accident.