August 18th, 2011
HAMLET â As students file into Oregon-Davis schools to start the new year they will see a new face in the gym as a teacher and head basketball coach, but heâs hardly a strange face to the area.
Man crushed by car at salvage yard
PLYMOUTH â The Marshall County Coronerâs Office investigated a fatal accident this afternoon at an auto salvage yard in Plymouth.
Marshall County Coroner Bill Cleavenger said 46-year-old Brian K. Lehiy, of Plymouth, died at 2:34 p.m. when a car he was working underneath fell and crushed him.
He was an employee of Hundtâs Auto Salvage on 5C Road in Plymouth.
Cleavenger says the incident remains under investigation and an autopsy will be preformed Thursday.
By the time most readers hold this, the August 18 edition of this newspaper in their hands, most all of Culver Communityâs middle and high school students will have held their brand new iPad personal digital devices in their hands, something about which school officials held a series of meetings about with parents and students the previous week.
April 24, 1916-Aug. 14, 2011
PLYMOUTH âÂ Alvina W. Heet, 95, of 1019 N. Walnut St., Plymouth, passed away at 11:25 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Bruce E. OâDell
Aug. 14, 2011
WALKERTON âÂ Bruce Edward OâDell, 56, of Walkerton died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011 in Millerâs Merry Manor, Walkerton.
Survivors include two brothers, Ronald (Katherine) OâDell of North Liberty and Larry (Pam) OâDell of Lexington, N.C.Â
There will be no services or visitation. Cremation will take place. Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel is handling arrangements. To leave online condolences go to rannellsfuneralhome.com.
Aug. 14, 2011
PLYMOUTH âÂ Alvina Heet, 95, of Plymouth died Aug. 14, 2011 at 11:25 a.m. at her home.
The strange but fascinating history of the area âfrozen water tradeâ will be told in word and pictures when the Antiquarian and Historical Society of Culver presents a program on the history of Culver and Lake Maxinkuckeeâs ice houses. The program, presented by Jeff Kenney of the Society, will take place Saturday, August 27, at 10 a.m. at the depot-train station adjacent to Culverâs town park on Lake Shore Drive.
LAPAZ â Loyal Habitat for Humanity volunteers spent several hours Saturday salvaging anything usable from a house that is slated for demolition.
The houses located at 11942 and 12010 1B Road in LaPaz are just two of the properties being cleared for the U.S. 31 project realigning U.S. 30 in Plymouth to the U.S. 20 bypass in South Bend.
Construction is underway and will probably continue through 2014. This project is a part of the larger Major Moves initiative to upgrade the route to freeway standards from Indianapolis to South Bend.
PLYMOUTH âÂ For more than a year, Jack Isom Construction, based in Reynolds, has been working rebuilding the 13th Road bridge over the Yellow River.
The original completion date of July 13 was extended three times by the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT), landing on a final date of August 9. Since the work is still not done, Isom Construction is currently being charged $5,000 in liquidated damages daily.
ARGOS â Argosâ scoring ability was a question mark at the start of the season.
If Tuesdayâs opener is any indication, question answered.
The Argos girls soccer team opened its season with a 6-0 rout of Elkhart Christian Academy at home Tuesday.
Jami Patterson opened the scoring on an assist from Shelby Sanders at the 10-minute mark, and Stefany Parrish, Katie Williams and Sammie Hopkins each scored unassisted goals to put the host up 4-0 at the half.
Plymouth loses opener to LaPorte
Plymouth dropped its volleyball opener to powerhouse LaPorte 25-13, 25-13, 25-18 at home Tuesday.
Marissa German led the team in kills with six, while Haley Harrell led in digs and assists with 14 and nine, respectively.
German also recorded three digs and a block assist, while Amber Redinger recorded two kills and an ace, and Harrell also served up an ace.
Plymouth will host Penn at 6 p.m. Thursday.
â¢Â LAPORTE 3, PLYMOUTH 0 (25-13, 25-13, 25-18)
Kills: Marissa German 6, Emily Eveland 2, Amber Redinger 2