February 17th, 2014
BOURBON â Oregon-Davis girls basketball head coach Terry Minix hesitated to put a label on his teamâs defensive scheme Saturday.
âI term it âjunk defense,ââ he eventually said.
Junk, mixed, hybrid, unconventional, whatever you call it, it worked.
On the strength of that defense, the Class A No. 1 Lady Cats sprinted out to an early 22-5 advantage on their way to a 62-40 Class A Sectional 51 title-round win over host Triton at The Trojan Trench.
Bourbon â A local man and his son are recognized by the Bourbon town council.
Find out why in today's edition of the Pilot News.
MARSHALL COUNTY â Snow is predicted today, but emergency officials are also watching what happens later this week. Warm-up and possible rainfall may make flooding possible in some portions of the county.
Find out what measures are in place to help residents get through this latest weather related hazard in today's edition of the Pilot News.
MARSHALL COUNTY â It may by the Presidents' Day holiday, but school is in session. This is one of the days school districts are using to make up missed snow days.
For more on this story, check out today's Pilot News.
National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Northern Indiana beginning at 11:00am on Monday, February 17, 2014 which will remain in effect until 11:00pm Monday night.
Snow will begin to fall after 1pm with the heaviest snow fall occurring in the afternoon and evening. 3-5 inches of new snow is expected. In addition, winds will be blowing out of the southeast at approximately 10-15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
Roads will become slick and hazardous. Visibility may also be reduced during the heaviest snow.
Frederick J. Schneider
Aug. 9, 1936 â Feb. 13, 2014
PLYMOUTH â Frederick J. âFredâ Schneider, 77, of 13th Road, passed away after a brief illness at 1:10 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 at the Kindred Hospital of Northern Indiana, Mishawaka.
Born on Aug. 9, 1936 in Chicago, Ill., Fred was the son of Edward and Helen Kizior Schneider. He attended school in Plymouth through the eighth grade.
John H. âJackâ Wallace
Feb. 13, 2014
PLYMOUTH â John H. âJackâ Wallace, 76, a longtime resident of Plymouth, died Thursday evening in the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka.
Service arrangements are incomplete at this time with the JOHNSON-DANIELSON FUNERAL HOME, Plymouth.
MARSHALL COUNTY â Emergency Management is warning residents about the potential for flooding caused by the forecasted warm up for the area in the next week.
Here's the information, as provided by Clyde Avery, director of Marshall County Emergency Management:
According to the National Weather Service, a warm up will begin late next week and likely continue into the last week of February. Temperatures could reach into the 40' and 50's.
PLYMOUTH â Plymouth Public Library is featuring family movie time at 1 p.m. in the Laramore A Meeting Room.
Parents of children 10 years of age and under must accompany and remain with children.
If desired, bring snacks and drinks from home or purchase them in the library snack room.
For more information check the library website, www.plymouth.lib.in.us, or call the Plymouth Public Library at 936-2324 and press 2 for the Children's Room.
Vickie Lynn Holloway
Oct. 21, 1947 â Feb. 8, 2014
PLYMOUTH â Vickie Lynn Holloway, 66, of Plymouth and an area resident all her life, passed away following an illness at 12:38 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 in her home.
Born on Oct. 21, 1947 in Plymouth, Vickie was the daughter of Dale E. and Eleanor (Yarian) Holloway.
Vickie worked at various factories throughout the years and also for the Bourbon Truck Stop.
She loved crossword puzzles and time spent with her family. She always enjoyed her trips to Lake Manitou in Rochester.