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August 29th, 2014

Bond process cleared for LaVille schools

August 29, 2014

LAPAZ/LAKEVILLE — The Union North United School Corporation board of trustees approved the resolution confirming the amendment to lease and approving the first mortgage bonds for the 2014-2015 year.

The money is to be used for necessary construction projects at the schools. Among the projects is the plan to redo the parking lot in the jr.-sr. high school area, beautification of the buildings, and the finishing of the roofing project.

Process of establishing a conservancy district outlined at county lakes council

August 29, 2014

DONALDSON — Thursday’s meeting of the Marshall County Lakes & Waters Council was all about establishing conservancy districts.

Since conservancy districts are entities that can employ taxes or user fees, many people were hesitant or wary of the idea; however, guest speaker attorney Ethan Lowe made it clear that conservancy districts are created with a purpose in mind and adhere to strict rules.

August 28th

Patricia ‘Pat’ Hite

August 28, 2014

Patricia ‘Pat’ Hite
Sept. 12, 1952 - Aug. 26, 2014
PLYMOUTH — Patricia L. “Pat” Hite, 61, of Plymouth, passed away at 1:25 a.m., on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Larry D. Fretz Sr.

August 28, 2014

Larry D. Fretz Sr.
Nov. 27, 1940 - Aug. 25, 2014
ETNA GREEN — Larry D. Fretz Sr., 74, Etna Green, passed away on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 in his home.
Larry was born Nov. 27, 1940 to Russell and Ruth (Mellott) Fretz at Warsaw. He has been a lifelong resident of the area.
Larry was an avid sports enthusiast, collecting many sports team memorabilia. He had worked at Uniroyal at Warsaw for 38 years as a Shipping and Receiving Manager. He was a member of the Moose Lodge and the Eagles Lodge both of Warsaw and was a graduate of Tippecanoe High School. He will be greatly missed by all.

Teofila DeJesus

August 28, 2014

Teofila DeJesus
May 19, 1928 – Aug. 26, 2014
PLYMOUTH – Teofila B. DeJesus, 86, passed away at 12:27 p.m. on Aug. 26, 2014 in Rainbow Ark Hospice, Park Ridge, Ill.

Death notices 8-28-14

August 28, 2014

Glenn Leonard
Aug. 27, 2014
BOURBON — Glenn Leonard, 63, of Bourbon, died on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 at Hospice House of Elkhart.
Arrangements are pending at Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home.
Gloria J. Cummins
Aug. 27, 2014
BOURBON — Gloria J. Cummins, 72, of Bourbon, died on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 at 8:45 a.m. at Peabody Retirement Community of North Manchester.
Arrangements are pending at Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home.

County police investigating report of police impersonator

August 28, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — The sheriff's office is investigating a report of a possible police impersonator, based on a report from Aug. 16.

In the press release, police said the incident occurred at about 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16 on Plymouth-Goshen Trail south of US 30 just outside of PLymouth.

The Marshall County Police received a report of a possible Police Impersonator. There has been only one incident reported which occurred on Saturday, August 16th, 2014, around 5:30pm on Plymouth-Goshen trail south of US30 just outside of Plymouth.

Agenda for Marshall County Commissioners, September 2

August 28, 2014

The Marshall County Commissioners will hold their regular meeting on September 2.
Below is their proposed agenda.

Marshall County Commissioners
September 2, 2014
Proposed Agenda

8:30 am Ralph Booker – Plan Director
• Brownfield Assessment grant agreement

8:45 am Bart Trester-USI
• 7th Road update
• Metronet update

9:00 am Mary Jan Hedman – Metronet
• Change order

9:15 am Highway Report
• Truck bids

9:30 am County Attorney Report –Jim Clevenger

9:45 am County Auditor Report
• Minutes
• August 4, 2014

VIDEO: Notre Dame names team captains

August 28, 2014

VIDEO: ND Football Captains Named

Lakeville farmer okay after lightning strike

August 28, 2014

LAKEVILLE — A Lakeville resident was given a fright when lightning struck near him while he was working on his farm on Aug. 26.

Phil Shafer, 51, was working on a Bobcat skid loader when at 10:54 a.m., lightning struck near the implement.

“We took out a first responder unit, an EMT ambulance, and paramedic ambulance that went. We had a whole team of people there in case you need them,” said Mike Hargreaves, a firefighter and EMT with the Lakeville Volunteer Fire Department.

Hargreaves reported that Shafer awake and talking before he was taken to the hospital.

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