November 29th, 2010
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth fire personnel responded to an alarm Sunday night at the Marshall County Historical Museum in downtown Plymouth.
According to Fire Chief Andy Metsker, a call came in from 911 and other sources at 7:22 p.m.
Metsker said it took nearly 30 minutes to determine that the problem was electrical issues with the elevators in the basement of the original building.
NASHVILLE â€” Adding to the Christmas cheer for the holiday is a special musical treat.
Plymouthâ€™s Denver Bierman â€” and the Mile High Orchestra â€” will be coming to the Plymouth Wesleyan Church Thursday, Dec. 2 for its only Indiana appearance of the Christmas tour. Along with that, DMHO have just released a new album of Christmas music, available through Somerset Re-cords.
Marjorie E. OberlanderÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
Nov. 26, 2010
KNOX â€”Â Marjorie E. Oberlander, 86, died Friday, Nov. 26, 2010, in Golden Living Center, Knox.Â
She is survived by a daughter, Emma Louise (Bob) Tingley of Knox; son, Russell (Kay) Close of Williamsburg, Ky.; brothers, Wilford and Douglas Rensberger; sisters, Katie Alexander and Emma Ernest; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.Â
There will be no services or visitation.Â
Cremation will take place.Â
Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel assisted the family with arrangements.Â
May 22, 1926 â€” Nov. 28, 2010
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Robert C. Miller, 84, of Plymouth, died at 12 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010 at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, Plymouth.
He was born May 22, 1926 in Columbia City, to William and Margaurite Miller and lived in Marshall County for 22 years.
Jan. 18, 1945 he married his high-school sweetheart, Barbara Lou (Meier) Miller, in Columbia City, and together they shared 64 years with each other. She preceded him in death Dec. 31, 2007. He was employed with Dana Corporation in Fort Wayne from 1945 to 1976 and retired from a management position.
CULVER â€” Culver Communityâ€™s Collin Stevens selected a perfect time to unveil his offensive capabilities.Â
With Culver senior standout Zoe Bauerâ€™s open glances at a minimum, Stevens connected for 12 of his 15 points during the second half to help the Cavs to a 52-46 boys basketball win over visiting West Central at John R. Nelson Gymnasium Saturday.
â€śCollin Stevens was the difference in the ball game in the second half,â€ť Culver head coach Kyle Elliott said. â€śCollin Stevens stepped up his offensive play, and he played a great game defensively. He played a great floor game at both ends.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€” With so many new faces, Plymouth showed its inexperience early.
Once the shots started falling for the Pilgrims, however, they didnâ€™t stop.
Plymouth got off to a shaky start, falling behind 5-4 at the first quarter break, but its defense clamped down on Bremen in the second frame, and the home team started knocking down some shots from deep â€” including two by versatile big man Sean Smith and another pair from newcomer Ryan McNeil â€” for a 15-2 run and eventual 46-27 season-opening win over the Lions at The Rock Saturday.
PLYMOUTH â€” Several hundred hardy souls braved the cold to welcome a renowned world traveler to Plymouth for his yearly visit last night.
Santa Claus made his traditional entry into town Friday night aboard a Plymouth Fire Department truck with his own police escort and many residents were happy to brave the chill to welcome him to town. In his first appearance in town, Santa greeted local kids eager to see him, lit the city Christmas tree along with Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter, and posed for photo ops.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) released Public Law 211 (PL 221) and Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) results this week.
According to a press release, results varied for both accountability systems across the state.
Nov. 26, 2010
ROCHESTER â€”Â HelenÂ Nichols, 90,Â of Rochester,Â died at 4:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 26, 2010 at her granddaughterâ€™s home.
She is survived by two daughters, Beverly Nichols of Rochester and Jo AnnÂ Nichols of Fort Wayne; a son, John (Angela) Nichols of Rochester; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29 and one hour prior to services Tuesday at Good Family Funeral Home,1200Â W. 18thÂ St., Rochester.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
July 11, 1945 â€“ Nov. 25, 2010
PLYMOUTH â€” Edith G. â€śDeeâ€ť Pittsford, 65, a resident of North 5th Street, Plymouth has died of natural causes at 10:47 p.m. Thursday evening, Nov. 25, 2010 in the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center â€“ ER.
Edith was born in Knoxville, Tenn. July 11, 1945, the daughter of Harmon and Gladys J. (Moore) Woods.Â She graduated from East High School in Knoxville.Â In 1964 the family moved to Plymouth.
Aug. 23, 1982 in Arlington, Texas, she married Edgar Pittsford, who then preceded her in death in September of 1992.