January 4th, 2011
March 5, 1952 âÂ Jan. 2, 2011
WALKERTON â Bonnie Jean Arnett, 58, of Thorn Road, Walkerton, went to be with her Lord at 9:39 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011 in her residence after a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born in Florida March 5, 1952 to Curtis and Bonnie Ropp Kindig. Bonnie worked as a laborer for eight years at A.M. General.
She enjoyed gardening, growing flowers, and had a beautiful garden pond.Â Bonnieâs biggest joy in life was her family and spending as much time with them as possible.Â
Bonnie was a member of the Plymouth Wesleyan Church and the Local UAW.
INDIANAPOLIS â Just two weeks into his 2008 college season, Eric Quintanaâs football career was dealt a major setback. But in mid- December, the Plymouth native and University of Indianapolis offensive lineman was given news that helped revive some old dreams.
Quintana was invited to play in the 2011 Cactus Bowl Friday at Texas A&M-Kingsvilleâs Javelina Stadium, an NCAA Division II all-star football game where heâll get to showcase his skills in front of a national TV audience and scouts from around the NFL one last time.
Garrett Weil of LaPaz, a student at LaVille Elementary School, finished fifth in the feature event of Senior Honda Quarter Midgets at the Ft. Wayne Rumble over the New Year holiday. Weil is the son of Brian and Annette Weil.
PLYMOUTH â While Marshall County government faces challenges in the coming year, local officials feel confident of the countyâs abilities to meet them. The economy remains the topic on everybodyâs mind and the effect of decreasing tax revenue on county services.
PLYMOUTH â Marshall County Circuit Court Judge Curt Palmer gave the oath of office to nearly two dozen newly elected officials late Friday morning.
Those in attendance were elected to office in the November General Election.
PLYMOUTH â At least two âvery high qualityâ counterfeit $100s were passed at Plymouth businesses last week.
Plymouth Police say the fakes were printed on $5 bills which had been altered through âbleachingâ them.
Bonnie Jean Arnett
Jan. 2, 2011
WALKERTON â Bonnie Jean Arnett, 58, of Walkerton, died Jan. 2, 2011 at her residence.
Arrangements are pending with Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
Elizabeth (Morris) Bailey
Jan. 1, 2011
ARGOS âÂ Elizabeth (Morris) Bailey, 75, of Argos, died at 1:01 a.m. Jan. 1, 2011 at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
July 14, 1924 âÂ Dec. 24, 2010
PLYMOUTH âÂ George E. Hilliard, age 86, of Pretty Lake Trail, Plymouth, passed away at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 24, 2010 at Millerâs Merry Manor in Plymouth.
George was born July 14, 1924 in Kalamazoo, Mich. to Dr. George H. and Edna (Marlatt) Hilliard. George received his B.S. from Western Michigan University and earned his M.S. from University of Michigan. George proudly served his country as an officer in the United States Navy during WWII on the U.S.S. Boston and remained active in the Navy Reserves until 1984.
Nov. 22, 1932 âÂ Dec. 30, 2010
PLYMOUTH âÂ Flora B. Conley, 78, of North Street, Plymouth, passed away Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at 2:05 p.m., at her home.
Flora was born Nov. 22, 1932, in Kewanna, to Joseph and Rosa (Manes) MacLain. She worked at GM Enterprises, a stamping plant, in Plymouth.Â Flora married Austin Conley Nov. 19, 1972, in Argos.Â After their marriage they moved to Plymouth.
Flora loved to make crocheted afghans for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.Â She was also the âmasterâ cookie maker, for her family.
GREENTOWN â At 7:55 Thursday morning many Hoosiers â including a few Plymouth residents â felt the earth move.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, an earthquake initially estimated at a magnitude of 4.2 struck north-central Indiana. USGS later revised its estimate to 3.8. The quake struck just before 8 a.m. and was 3 miles deep, according to the USGS.
The epicenter was located about near Greentown, 15 miles east-southeast of Kokomo, 15 miles west-southwest from Marion and 50 miles north of Indianapolis.