April 18th, 2014
MARSHALL COUNTY â€” Churches and community organizations have scheduled activities for children on Saturday.
A list of some of these is included on the Arts & Entertainment page of today's Pilot News.
PLYMOUTH â€” Sidewalk projects totaling almost $100,000 and road repairs expected to cost about $350,000 were awarded by the Plymouth Board of Works this week.
Details are included in the story in the Friday, April 18 edition of the Pilot News.
PLYMOUTH â€” For local people, all of them parents with children in Plymouth Community Schools, have been interviewed for a vacancy on the school board created when Gary Cook resigned last month to take a job with the school.
Find out who is in consideration for the board in today's Pilot News.
PLYMOUTH â€” Two men from Plymouth were given prison sentences in court Thursday, including one who has been referred to as "notorious" by the local prosecutor.
Read about their sentencing and details of the investigation that led to the convictions in today's Pilot News.
Gerald M. Hess
April 7, 1917 - April 15, 2014
MUNCIE â€”Â Gerald M. Hess, age 97, of Muncie and formerly of Argos died April 15, 2014 in the Westminster Village Nursing Home. He had been in declining health for the past year.
Phyllis J. Bender
April 28, 1927 â€“ April 15, 2014
ST. JOHN â€” Phyllis J. Bender, 86, formerly of the Schererville area, passed away at 9:06 a.m. on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at the Golden Living Nursing Home, Merrillville.
Born to Leo and Ilo Marie (Brewer) Sickmiller on April 28, 1927, Phyllis grew up in Plymouth. She graduated from Plymouth High School in 1945.
Phyllis married Kenneth LeRoy Bender in Plymouth on Oct. 4, 1947. The couple moved to the St. John/Schererville area, where they would make their home for more than 50 years. He would precede her in death on Dec. 4, 1976.
April 15, 2014
ROCHESTER â€”Â Norma Rowe, 73, of Rochester died April 15, 2014Â at Life Care Center of Rochester.Â
Arrangements are with the Good Family Funeral Home, Rochester.
Tiffany Elaine Stevens
April 13, 2014
ROCHESTER â€”Â Tiffany Elaine Stevens, 27, died April 13, 2014.
Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 W. 18th St., Rochester is in charge of arrangements.
PLYMOUTH â€” It was entirely too much Eric Knepper for Plymouthâ€™s Pilgrims as the Bremen senior pitched and hit his team to a come from behind win at Bill Nixon Field on Wednesday night.
Knepper was 3-for-4 with a triple three RBIâ€™s and a run scored at the plate and struck out five before leaving with two outs in the bottom of the seventh to take the win on the mound. Bremen reliever Bryce Cassel came on to record the final out and the save with the bases loaded in the seventh.
Bremen suffers setback
Bremen suffered an 8-3 setback in softball action versus Mishawaka Wednesday in Bremen.
Chelsea Huppert took the loss inside the circle, giving up eight runs off 13 hits lasting four innings for the Lady Lions.
Emily Molden tripled and homered on her way to three hits for Bremen in the loss.
â€¢ MISHAWAKA 8, BREMEN 3
Bremen: 200 010 0 â€” 3 8 4
Mishawaka: 123 200 0 â€” 8 13 2
WP: Nicole Linner; LP: Chelsea Huppert
2B: Payton Huling (M), Crystal MacKiewkz (M)
3B: Taylor Beck (M), Emily Molden (B)
NorthWood tops LaVille
Feb. 18, 1955 â€“ Feb. 22, 2014
PLYMOUTH â€” Mike McFarland, 59, of Plymouth died on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. He was born in Burr Oak on Feb. 18, 1955 to the late Robert (Burr Head) and Phebe C. (Aley) McFarland.
He was a retired Water, Wastewater Superintendent and a Supervisor at Donnite Corp. until it closed. He worked hard along side his father (Burr Head) teaching 4-H, shooting sports, care and upkeep of the equipment. As well as a Hunter Education Instructor. Mike was a standing member of NRA, NIOA, AWWA, and IWEA.