April 8th, 2011
Michael Doss, Culver Town Manager since early 2009, has announced his resignation at the end of this month, explaining he plans to return to his native West Virginia for "family reasons."
Doss is quick to emphasize he's neither leaving Culver for any negative reasons about the community or its people, nor leaving due to any problems in his familu.
"Everything is fine with my family," he says. "I'll leave with all the good memories of had of this community, but it's time for me to be with my family.
NASHVILLE â€” Time in the studio has stretched the creative talents of Plymouthâ€™s Denver Bierman and the Mile High Orchestra.
Appearing in Plymouth as part of the Marshall County United Way 50th anniversary celebration, Bierman and some members of the band have had a whirlwind couple of weeks, finishing tracks for a brand new childrenâ€™s album due out this summer and playing weekend dates Saturday night in Fort Wayne and Sunday morning in Marion, Ind.
Joe B. Stacy
April 6, 2011
NORTH MANCHESTER â€” Joe B. Stacy, 78, of North Manchester, died at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at Peabody Healthcare Center, North Manchester.
He is survived by his wife, Marvelene; sons: M. Joe (Rita) Stacy of North Manchester, Jerry (Tina) Stacy of Fort Wayne, and Jeremy (Alicia) Stacy of Indianapolis; daughter, Jennifer Stacy of Huntington; brothers, Perry Stacy of Lafayette and Paul Stacy of Knox; sisters, Gladys Stacy of LaPorte and Francis (Don) Keister of Plymouth; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Dean E. Milliser
March 9, 1935 â€” April 6, 2011
MISHAWAKA â€” Dean E. Milliser, age 76, of Mishawaka, Ind. passed away at his residence at 3 a.m. Wednesday, April 6, 2011.Â Dean was born March 9, 1935 to the late Earl and Bertha Milliser in Plymouth, Ind.Â
April 9, 1961, he was united in marriage to Imogene (Olinger) Milliser.Â She preceded him in death, passing away Aug. 17, 2009.
PLYMOUTH â€” It was youth versus experience, and experience won decisively.
Plymouth's veteran girls tennis team gave up a total of just three games in a victory over visiting John Glenn's inexperienced squad for a 5-0 meet win as both teams unveiled their new lineups in their season-opener at Plymouth Thursday.
Plymouth's lineup includes just two underclassmen, while Glenn boasts just one junior and one senior, and that experience gap was reflected in Thursday's lopsided decision.
PLYMOUTH â€” With the flurry of new research coming out over the past two years on the link between concussions and chronic brain damage, Plymouth High School has decided to take action.
Led by Dr. Tony McPherron, the PHS medical staff implemented a new battery of tests this week to better evaluate the extent of a student athleteâ€™s injuries and determine a length of treatment. Called ImPACT (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing), it is the first computerized concussion evaluation system.
PLYMOUTH â€” In their season-opener Tuesday, the Pilgrims overcame some shaky fielding with big bats.
On Wednesday, Plymouth players made just one error, but they couldnâ€™t string enough hits together at the plate to overcome the costly mistake in a 7-2 loss to South Bend St. Josephâ€™s at Bill Nixon Field.
CULVER â€” A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for Friday, April 8 at 2 p.m. at 701 S. Main St., Culver. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded a grant in the amount of $1,445,600 to develop a 13-unit residence for the elderly under the Section 202 Supportive Housing Program. The new development will be known as Culver Garden Court and will be the twelfth Garden Court Community.
BOURBON â€” Journey's End Bar and Grill, 118 S. Main St., Bourbon, will sponsor the 35th annual Region 1 ABATE of Marshall County Spring Fever Motorcycle Swap Meet Sunday, April 10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the National Guard Armory, 1220 W. Madison St., Plymouth.
PLYMOUTH â€” What has become a staple in the community, Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center/Plymouthâ€™s annual â€śCatch the Spiritâ€ť Gala, has made a remarkable difference for Marshall County residents.
For example, in 2010, SJRMCâ€™s Plymouth campus provided services that assisted 3,361 patients and included free medical care and prescription medication assistance as well as transportation, mobile health care screenings and health fairs.