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July 28th, 2011

Area BKs feature new fountain drink machines; expanded menus

July 28, 2011

LAPAZ — A line at the drink station started to form around lunch time Tuesday in the Lapaz Burger King. Coca-Cola had just installed their new drink machine—featuring 125 flavors—that morning and these lunch customers were among the first to try it out.
“It’s different—it’s pretty slick actually,” said Randy Walker as he used the machine’s touch screen to choose his beverage.
Walker, a trucker who resides in Kentucky, said he passes through the area about once a week. He likes the new machine, but is not too sure about the 125 flavors.
“I’ll stick to Coke,” said Walker, smiling.

Academies name Thompson new AD

July 28, 2011

CULVER — Matt Thompson has joined Culver Academies as the new Director of Athletics. Thompson comes to Culver from Beaver Country Day School in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, where he spent four years as the associate athletic director, physical education teacher and coach.
Prior to his time at BCDS, he served as the athletic director, Spanish teacher, and coach at the Knox School in St. James, New York. Over the course of his career, Thompson spent time as an athletic administrator and women’s soccer coach at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Centenary College in New Jersey.

Carpenter falls in match play at State Jr. Championships

July 28, 2011

LAFAYETTE — Triton High School’s Quentyn Carpenter won his first match play round but lost his second at the Indiana Golf Foundation Boys State Junior Championships at Kampen Golf Course at Purdue University in Lafayette Wednesday.
Carpenter beat Oliver Gibson of Fort Wayne before falling by a hole to Logan Barker in the second round of match play.
Carpenter qualified for the match play round of the State Junior Championships with a 76 Monday and 77 Tuesday in the stroke play qualifying portion of the tourney.

July 27th

Ecology, geology of Lake Max slated for Aug. 6 bicycle tour

July 27, 2011

The Bike Barn, 103 E. Lake Shore Drive in Culver, is sponsoring a a glacial geology and ecology bicycle tour led by wildlife ecologist Carl Strang Saturday, August 6.
The ride will focus on how and when glaciers created the area in and around Culver, including Lake Maxinkuckee. Participants will also learn about kames, marls, bogs and the types of plants and animals that call them home.

Jack Allen Hurley

July 27, 2011

Jack Allen Hurley
Sept. 21, 1945-July 21, 2011
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. — Jack Allen Hurley, 65, of Mountain Home, Ark. passed away Thursday, July 21, 2011 at Baxter Regional Medical Center. Jack Allen Hurley was born Sept. 21, 1945 in Gary to Earnest and Isabelle Hurley. He enjoyed fishing and music, especially Willie Nelson.

Death notices 7-26-11

July 27, 2011

Leola June Martin
July 20, 2011
ARGOS — Leola June Martin, 89, of 310 E. Plum St., Argos died July 20, 2011 at 8 p.m. in her residence following an illness.
She is survived by her son, Mark Birney of Argos.
There will be no calling or services per June’s wishes.
Condolences may be sent to the family at memorials@earl-grossmanfuneral.com. Arrangements have been entrusted with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos.

Lyle Kent Vandermark
July 24, 2011

Barbara Ann Myszkowski

July 27, 2011

Barbara Ann Myszkowski
July 25, 1939-July 23, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Former Chicago area resident, Barbara Ann Myszkowski, 71, finished her race into the arms of Jesus at 4:10 p.m. Saturday, July 23, 2011 in Miller’s Merry Manor, Plymouth.
Barbara has been in the gentle care of her family and the Miller’s staff since 2009 and more recently the Center for Hospice Care.

Mayfield outlines summer school highlights, changes

July 27, 2011

Tony Mayfield, Director of Culver Summer Schools and Camps, shared a wealth of information on this year's program -- as well as some tidbits on upcoming items of interest -- last week with members of Culver's Kiwanis Club, who dined at the school's Lay Dining Center for their weekly meeting.
Mayfield, a graduate of Culver Military Academy who spent ten years at the school as history instructor before taking on several summer-related positions including a stint as Woodcraft Camp director, said so far this has "been a great year" for the summer program.

Auction to help Rockies football

July 27, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Rockies fans are ready for some football, and just in time, WTCA-AM 1050 will be holding an auction to raise money for the program.
Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the station will host a live auction to raise money for Rockies football. Last year the auction raised $6000 for football at Plymouth High School, and this year’s items will try to top that.
“We don’t really have a goal amount for this year,” said Tonda Ellis, one of the organizers of the event. “Obviously we hope we can exceed last year’s total.”

PHS player Howe takes baseball field last time with coach Plothow

July 27, 2011

FORT WAYNE — For one it was the first honor of its kind in a long career. For another, it’s likely to be the last.

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