August 11th, 2014
LAKEVILLE/PLYMOUTH â€” Tony Stewart's two scheduled area appearances this week have been canceled.
Stewartâ€™s scheduled appearance at a meet and greet event at the Newton Center on Thursday, Aug. 14 has been canceled after a tragedy that occurred over the weekend at a New York dirt track race.
Stewart was involved in an accident that resulted in the death of fellow racer Kevin Ward Jr. on Saturday.
Anyone who has already purchased tickets for the Newton Center event will receive a refund. Please contact the Newton Center at 574-784-2749 for details.
The Union-North United School Corporation will hold their regular school board meeting on August 14, 2014 in the library of the Jr.-Sr. High School at 7 p.m. Below is posted the proposed agenda for the meeting.
UNION-NORTH UNITED SCHOOL CORPORATION
BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES MEETING
August 14, 2014
The meeting will be held in the LaVille Jr.-Sr. High School, Media Center 69969 US 31 South, Lakeville, IN 46536
ORDER OF BUSINESS:
Meeting Called to Order: ____________
A. Pledge of Allegiance:
B. Roll Call:
MARSHALL COUNTY â€” Two juveniles who escaped from a southern Indiana detention center, were taken into custody in Kosciusko County Saturday without incident.
Kody Whiteman and Adam Waggoner both have ties to Plymouth and were believed to be in the area last week. They escaped on Aug. 3.
MARSHALL COUNTY â€” There has been a lot of activity recently at local schools, even though summer break doesn't "officially" end until this week.
Teachers have been setting up their classrooms. Maintenance staff has been making the buildings clean and fresh, and training has been conducted to get new teachers up to speed on school procedures.
For students, the first day of school is approaching.
School start dates are:
Tuesday, Aug. 12: Culver, John Glenn, LaVille
Wednesday, Aug. 13: Plymouth, Triton
Thursday, Aug. 14: Argos
Monday, Aug. 18. Bremen
SOUTH BEND â€” Nicole Beguin, 23, an emergency nurse at Memorial Hospital and a graduate of Grace College, was a passenger on a motorcycle driven by Andrew Pavolka, of LaPorte, a fire fighter who also worked at Memorial Hospital.
According to news reports, the motorcycle collided with a SUV at Sample and Michigan streets at 12:15 a.m. Saturday in South Bend.
Beguinâ€™s cause of death was determined to be critical head injuries and blunt force trauma, according to the St. Joseph County Coroner.
The accident is under investigation.
James Edward McCune
Oct. 15, 1941 - Aug. 6, 2014
ARGOS â€” James Edward McCune, 72, of Argos died Aug. 6, 2014 at 5:50 a.m. at his residence. He had been in declining health for several years.
He was born Oct. 15, 1941 in Argos to Merle and Leona (Ringle) McCune. He has lived in the Argos community all of his life.
On Nov. 22, 1962 at Poplar Grove United Methodist Church, Culver, he married MariEdd Allen.
He had worked as a mechanic, but his true passion was farming.
Richard K. Lunn Jr.
April 5, 1951 - Aug. 8, 2014
BREMEN â€” Richard K. Lunn Jr., 63, of Bremen, passed away on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, in the Elkhart Hospice House. Richard was born on April 5, 1951 in Bremen to Richard K. and Lulu L. Volquardson Lunn Sr. He was a graduate of Bremen High School, with the class of 1969. On June 24, 1995, he married Sue Snyder, she preceded him in death on Dec. 15, 1998. Richard and Sue Dalton were united in marriage in June of 2002, she survives him.
Gene LaMarr Higbee
Aug. 6, 2014
ARGOS â€” Gene LaMarr Higbee, 70, of Argos died Aug. 6, 2014 at 12:10 a.m. at his residence.
Arrangements have been entrusted with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos.
Sherri L. Snodgrass
Aug. 6, 2014
LAKEVILLE â€” Sherri L. Snodgrass, 60, of Lakeville died Aug. 6, 2014.
Palmer Funeral Home-North Liberty is handling arrangements.
New Bremen Junior Miss/Distinguished Young Woman chosen, Details in the Aug. 14 Bremen Enquirer
NAPPANEE -- Road work was on the mind of Mayor Larry Thompson and the City Council in the first of two August sessions, this one on Monday night.
The South Main railroad crossing will be shut down Aug. 11-15 for that resurfacing. There will a clearly marked detour route.
The street department has awarded other fall paving bids, which came in lower than anticipated, and all that remains is the return of signed contracts.
â€śWhen I look at our streets and compare them to other communities, this city is doing a lot better,â€ť the mayor said.