August 1st, 2011
A car fire gave customers and residents a scare in Argos Sunday evening. The car, parked near the front door of the building, was completely engulfed in flames. Firemen checked the insulation in the store to be sure there was no lingering heat and damage inside.
Wednesday is a night-long celebration of volleyball for Plymouth alumni. Anyone who has played volleyball for Plymouth schools is invited to come and participate. Beginning at 6 p.m. at Lincoln Jr. High, a battle of the â80s stars versus the â90s is shaping up.
If you want to play, contact Janis Holiday at 574-936-1858, 574-780-2725 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Later Wednesday night, make sure to stick around for community night volleyball in the sand at Centennial Park sponsored by the Plymouth Alumni Association and the Plymouth Park Department.
KNOX â The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will close U.S. 35 between Ind. 8 south of Knox and Ind. 10 south of Bass Lake Tuesday, Aug. 2 and Wednesday, Aug. 3 so crews can perform a chip-seal and fog seal operation to repair the road surface.
Larry Dwight Birk Jr.
July 28, 2011
PLYMOUTH âÂ Larry Dwight âLight Poleâ Birk Jr., 48, of 10682 Hawthorn, Lot 21, died at his residence Thursday, July 28, 2011.
Helen J. Miller
Feb. 27, 1917-July 30, 2011
KEWANNA âÂ Helen J. Miller, 94, of Kewanna passed away at 8:10 p.m., Saturday, July 30, 2011 at her residence.
Helen was born Feb. 27, 1917 near Lake Bruce in Pulaski County. Jan. 6, 1936 she married Robert H. Miller and he preceded her in death Aug. 2, 1994.
She was a 1935 Kewanna High School graduate.
After 28 years, Culver's Dairy Queen restaurant, on State Road 10, sees its last day of business July 31. A sign posted on the facility's doors said owner Barbara Justice is choosing to focus her energy on her remaining stores in LaPorte following the unexpected death of her husband, Douglas, last year.
The sign also noted Justice "did not resign the lease on the building as it would require too many upgrades to maintain the DQ image."
KNOX - Brett Kersey, 22, of Kewanna, is being held in the Starke County Jail, where he is facing possible charges of child molestation, rape and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
The Starke County Sheriff's Department (SCSD) received a call at about 4 p.m. Thursday, July 28 from IU Starke Hospital informing them that a victim of sexual assault had been brought in.
SCSD officers began an investigation into the alleged assault and collected enough information to be granted a search warrant for a residence located at 0440 N. 700 E. in Knox.
INDIANAPOLIS â The Jeff Gordon Childrenâs Foundation celebrated 10 years of support for Riley Hospital for Children during a news conference in the hospitalâs atrium Thursday.
PLYMOUTH â When Travis Pastrana took a spill at the X Games Thursday night, it wasnât just the motocross championâs foot that took a hit.
Pastranaâs fall at the X games broke two bones in his right foot and ankle, and he was scheduled for surgery on Friday. Heâll still attend TCU Night at the Plymouth Speedway to sign autographs and meet with fans, but the injured daredevil will be forced to sit out the Freestyle Motocross Show following the race.
PLYMOUTH â Only a few prizes were left on the table, but the players still in the running for a Bingo were not about to give up.
In an impressive display of intense concentration, Jean Rechtenbaugh secured the last win of the round for her friend, Margaret Jurkiewicz.
Now that the game was over, the group of Marshall County AARP members was ready to enjoy their annual picnic. The event was held Thursday at the Marshall County Council on Aging Life Enrichment Center, on Harrison Street.