February 27th, 2014
PLYMOUTH â€” Hearings on the state's proposed education standards was held in Plymouth Wednesday, one of only three cities in the state. Find out what local educators think about the state's plan to substitute the federal Common Core standards with the state's version in today's Pilot News.
Lavera Loudell Clauss
March 5, 1936 - Feb. 18, 2014
Roger Gene Clauss
March 7, 1936 - Feb. 18, 2014
SOUTH BEND â€”Â Lavera Loudell Clauss and Roger Gene Clauss, both age 77, of South Bend, passed away on Feb. 18, 2014, at their home.
Loudell was born on March 5, 1936, in Newtown, to Cyril and Celia (Staley) Rockwell. Roger was born on March 7, 1936, in Bremen, to George and Ruth (Clindaniel) Clauss.
Jan. 6, 1919 - Feb. 14, 2014
ETNA GREEN â€”Â DeVon Sponseller, 95, lifetime resident of Etna Green, passed away on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 at 8:35 a.m. in Millerâ€™s Merry Manor Nursing Home of Ft. Wayne.
He was born Jan. 6, 1919 to Dale W. and Josie (Spindler) Sponseller. He married Ruth L. Neff on Sept. 28, 1941; she died Sept. 17, 2002. DeVon was a graduate of Etna Green High School class of 1937.
After retiring from farming, he enjoyed his time with his friends at the local Etna Green CafÃ© or wherever he could find a fresh cup of coffee.
Feb. 25, 2014
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Gloria Artist, 68, of Plymouth, died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 at the Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka at 12:25 p.m.
Services are pending at the Van Gilder Funeral Home.
Thomas A. Jones
Feb. 25, 2014
GROVERTOWN â€” Thomas A. Jones, 85, died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 at his home.
Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel is handling arrangements.
WALKERTON â€” It was only a matter of time before the Falcons made their run.
The trouble for Glenn was, when it came, it came too late.
Plymouth built a 28-12 halftime lead then held on during a furious second-half rally by the hosts for a 62-58 win over the Falcons in a Senior Night spoiler at The Aerie in Walkerton Tuesday night.
PLYMOUTH â€” What does a sunflower seed have to do with a nonprofit?
Find out in today's Pilot News how a new nonprofit organization will grow benefits for members of the community.
PLYMOUTH â€” Area law enforcement officers and the Marshall County Drug and Tobacco Free Indiana held a meeting to discuss the new and innovative methods of drug use around the county.
Find out the who was there and about the updates in today's Pilot News.
LAKEVILLE â€” LaVille Earth Club has plans to use a grant towards making improvements around the school. The high school students, community, and area organizations will be working together beginning this spring.
Find out how the club earned the grant, what they are doing with it, and who's helping in today's Pilot News.
Robert L. Cultice Sr.
June 16, 1929 â€“ Feb. 22, 2014
CULVER â€” Robert L. Cultice Sr. went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor in Culver.
Robert was born on June 16, 1929 in Culver, to Emmitt E. and Marie K. Smeltzer Cultice, who preceded him in death. He graduated from Culver High School in 1947 and attended Manchester College.
Nancy J. Brock
June 6, 1951 - Feb. 22, 2014
BOURBON â€”Â Nancy J. Brock, 62, resident of Bourbon, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2014 at 7:05 p.m. in her home.
Nancy was born June 6, 1951 to Donn and Mary (Angle) Kesler at South Bend. She married Rex Brock on April 28, 1973. Nancy was a graduate of Wawasee High School class of 1969.