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October 14th, 2011

Death notices 10-4-11

October 14, 2011

Dona R. Dale
Oct. 3, 2011
DONALDSON — Dona R. Dale, 85, of Catherine Kasper Life Center, Donaldson, formerly of Culver, died Oct. 3, 2011 at 4:30 a.m.
She is survived by daughters, Cynthia Falica (Craig Hall) of Lynwood, Ill., Amy Seversen-Smallcombe (Brian Smallcombe) of Wauwatosa, Wis.; daughter-in-law, Rande Dale of California; and seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation is Thursday, Oct. 6 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Odom Funeral Home, Culver.
Service will be Friday, Oct. 7 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Lawrence Edwin Beam

October 14, 2011

Lawrence Edwin Beam
July 6, 1924-Sept. 30, 2011
ARGOS — Lawrence Edwin Beam, 87, of 222 N. First St., Argos, died Sept. 30, 2011 at 2:55 p.m. at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth following a brief illness.
He was born July 6, 1924 in Argos to Edwin and Mabel (Hagenbush) Beam. He lived all of his life in the Argos community. Jan. 23, 1944 in Argos he married Evelyn Pomeroy; she survives.

Ross Murphy

October 14, 2011

Ross Murphy
July 16, 1926-Oct. 1, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Ross G. Murphy, 85, Plymouth, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011.
Ross was born July 16, 1926, near Bremen, to John C. and Gladys M. (Gray) Murphy. He attended Linkville Elementary School and graduated from LaPaz High School in the class of 1944. Ross entered the United States Navy, in June of 1944, and served in the South Pacific. He was discharged in June of 1946 and discharged from the United Naval Reserves June 10, 1954.

Dragons drop Golden Eagles, 2-1 at Caston Regional semis

October 14, 2011

FULTON — Both teams struggled with the field width and the weather at the outset, but Argos adjusted a little quicker.
The Dragons scored a pair of goals in the 18th and 25th minutes and made them stand up despite some late pressure by Oak Hill for a 2-1 semifinal victory at the Class A Caston Boys Soccer Regional Thursday.
Fresh from its first sectional championship in a decade at the Culver Community Sectional Saturday, Argos moves on to face the winner of the late semifinal contest between Peru and West Lafayette in the regional championship Saturday at 7 p.m.

IHSAA names times, dates for volleyball sectionals

October 14, 2011

Sectional times and dates have been determined by the host schools for the 40th Annual IHSAA State Volleyball Tournament.
The sectional stage of the tournament begins next Tuesday, Oct. 18 and continues through Saturday, Oct. 22.
Listed below are the local schedules:

Class 3A
18. Rensselaer Central (6)
Thursday, Oct. 20
Match 1 — Hanover Central vs. Knox. 6 p.m. CST
Match 2 — Kankakee Valley vs. Calumet. 7:30 p.m. CST
Saturday, Oct. 22
Match 3 — Winner of Match 1 vs. Winner of Match 2. 11 a.m. CST
Match 4 — Rensselaer Central vs. Andrean. 12:30 p.m. CST

Results 10-14

October 14, 2011

Plymouth downs Triton
Triton came on strong in the final set, but it was too little, too late against the visiting Lady Pilgrims as Plymouth handed the host Trojans a 25-5, 25-11, 25-23 defeat Thursday.

October 13th

Prochaska concert showcases a decade of dulcimer

October 13, 2011

A Dulcimer Decade

On a bright crisp fall day in 2000, Marcy Prochaska was driving across Virginia to pick up a bright and lovely new thing: a hammered dulcimer of her own. In celebration of that anniversary, she will present a concert at 4 p.m., Sunday October 16, in the Legion Memorial Building on the campus of Culver Academies.

Community mourns the loss of Knox teen

October 13, 2011

KNOX — A community is in mourning following the tragic loss of a Knox High School student. Andrew “Drew” Shearin was a 17-year-old junior whose life touched an unbelievable number of hearts before he was prematurely torn away from his family and friends, spurring an astounding amount of sorrow in the community.
Shearin's death is the result of a single-car accident which occurred on S.R. 8 in Starke County Monday night. While the accident is still under investigation, police said alcohol and drugs are not believed to be a factor.

Life on the sea leads to music; hometown

October 13, 2011

PLYMOUTH — It’s highly unlikely that Chad Van Herk has ever suffered from boredom.
The PHS grad and Marshall County native and singer/songwriter has just released his second album of songs “Daydreaming Days Away” but his musical pursuits are just part of an amazingly eventful young life. Born in the British Virgin Islands, Van Herk has probably spent more of his life on the sea than dry land.

Five Star teaches values; raises grades at LJH

October 13, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Most kids can’t wait to get out of school when the final bell rings. Not so for 60 Lincoln Junior High students — at least not on Tuesdays.
Tuesday afternoons between 3 and 5 p.m. are devoted to Five Star, an after-school program that uses volunteer “coaches,” games and discussion times to encourage students to live a “Five Star life.”
“So many kids feel like they are losing, and we want them to win,” said LJH head coach Casey Martin.

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