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September 25th, 2014

Area teams get set for Week 6

September 25, 2014

CULVER — John Glenn will get a different look on defense as the team takes on Culver Military Academy on the road this week. But rather than feeling stressed about it, the Falcons are excited.
“We think they’re going to try to throw the ball 25 to 40 times, and we’ve not experienced that yet this year,” said Glenn head coach Dave Sharpe. “We’ve been working like crazy with our defensive secondary and our linebackers with our pass coverages. It’s going to be a fun game.”

Plymouth Rockies ready for Wawasee

September 25, 2014

PLYMOUTH — The focus was on focus a week ago and the Plymouth Rockies responded with a win over Elkhart Memorial, but with Concord looming a week away, Plymouth needs look no further than an embarrasing loss a year ago to know that Wawasee is this week’s opponent.
Confidence is high for the Rockies based on an explosive offense that can score a lot of points teamed with a defense that has been inspired two weeks in a row.

September 24th

Michael Leonard Houston

September 24, 2014

Michael Leonard Houston
Aug. 2, 1951 – Sept. 21, 2014
SOUTH BEND — Michael Leonard Houston, 63, formerly from Granger, passed away at 4:17 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 at the South Bend Hospice House.
He was born on Aug. 2, 1951 in Mishawaka to the late Kenneth and Norma (Fox) Houston.

Marguriete (Margie) Jones

September 24, 2014

Marguriete (Margie) Jones
Jan. 14, 1924 – Sept. 16, 2014
HODGKINS, Ill. — Marguriete (Margie) Jones, 90, of Hodgkins, Ill. passed away peacefully Sept. 16, 2014, at LaGrange Memorial Hospital in LaGrange, Ill. Margie was born on Jan. 14, 1924 in Redmond, Ore. to Benjamin and Esther (Coburn) Mason. She graduated from Madras High School in Madras, Ore. in 1942. On Jan. 24, 1943 she was married to Lewis Jones at the Portland Army Air Base in Portland, Ore. They were married for 65 years before Lewis passed on Oct. 8, 2008. Margie was a homemaker who loved to sew, quilt and do crafts.

Jefferson Street at Beerenbrook closing tomorrow night

September 24, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Construction crews will close Jefferson Street at Beerenbrook at 10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25.

The road will reopen by morning.

The crews have to dig under the roadway for the stormwater project underway in that area.

The detour route will be Jefferson Street at Fifth Street to Harrison Street to 8th Street and back to Jefferson.

Making meth in a shed?

September 24, 2014

PLYMOUTH — A 26-year-old Plymouth man was arrested Friday and charged with conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine after Plymouth Police officers searched a utility shed behind his residence.

According to the press release issued Monday, Adam Lolmaugh, who lives in the 1600 block of Michigan Street, was observed entering a shed behind his residence and placing a plastic bag in a cooler.

The suspect engaged officers in conversation. When officers secured permission to search the shed, they allegedly discovered a meth lab.

Child drowns in farm pond

September 24, 2014

BREMEN — An 11-year-old boy died in a farm pond on his family property Friday evening, according to information from the Indiana Conservation officers who were investigating the incident.

Jerry Hoerdt, public information officer with the Department of Natural Resources Investigative Bureau confirmed the details of the incident. To respect the family’s wishes and religious beliefs, the child and family are not being identified and a formal police report is not being issued, Hoerdt said.

Officers involved shooting in Elkhart

September 24, 2014

ELKHART COUNTY – At the request of the Elkhart City Police Department the Indiana State Police are investigating a shooting that involved officers Tuesday night in Elkhart City.

As part of the department’s protocol an outside agency was called in to complete the investigation, according to a press release issued by Trent Smith with ISP"s Bremen Post

Lady Pilgrims fall to Chargers

September 24, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth’s volleyball team battled, but in the end it wasn’t enough to overcome visiting Elkhart Memorial as the Chargers handed the Pilgrims a three-game defeat, 25-23, 25-15, 30-28, at The Rock Tuesday night.
“They fought very hard. They’re a hard-working group,” said Plymouth head volleyball coach Doug West. “We have nothing to be ashamed of. We’re very proud of our team. We just want to win.
“We lost two games by two points apiece, so that’s disappointing, but it’s indicative of how well-played the match was. Two good teams fighting to win.”

September 23rd

Anna Hines

September 23, 2014

Sept. 21, 1920 - Sept. 17, 2014
GROVERTOWN — Anna Hines, 93, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 at Catherine Kasper Life Center, Donaldson.
Anna was born Sept. 21, 1920 in Valparaiso to Albert and Mary Meyers.
On Dec. 17, 1937 in Valparaiso, she was married to Ernest Hines. He preceded her in death in 1998. She was also preceded in death by her parents; four sisters; and two brothers.
Anna was a homemaker and self employed as an upholsterer. Her hobbies included: collecting dolls; sewing; crafts; making stuffed animals; and doing jigsaw puzzles.

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