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July 2nd, 2011

Death notice 7-1-11

July 2, 2011

Virginia May Julian
June 30, 2011
BREMEN — Virginia May Julian, 89, of Bremen died Thursday, June 30, 2011 at her residence.
Survivors include daughters, Kathy Barts of Bremen, Lisa (Paul) Carothers of Bremen, and Cynthia “Cindy” (Michael) Hickey of Bremen; three sons, David (Peggy) Julian of Lafayette, Rick (Pam) Julian of Tennessee, and Mark Julian of Tennessee; 37 grandchildren; and 46 great-grandchildren.
Funeral is at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (605 S. Center St., Bremen). Burial will follow at the Bremen Cemetery.

Sergeant Jason Lee Nemeth

July 2, 2011

Sergeant Jason Lee Nemeth
Nov. 29, 1984- June 29, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Sergeant Jason Lee Nemeth, 26, died at his residence 10734 Muckshaw Road, Plymouth at 12:42 a.m. Wednesday, June 29, 2011.
Jason was born in South Bend Nov. 29, 1984, the son of Timothy and Diana O’Hara Nemeth.
He graduated from Plymouth High School with the class of 2003, and from Ball State University with a B.S. in Criminal Justice in 2008.
He joined the Army Sept. 12, 2006, and was still active with the Indiana Army National Guard.
Jason was employed with the Marshall County Sheriff’s office.

Root beer stand, a Culver legend, turns 55

July 2, 2011

There are few entities so quintisentially "Culver" -- and so cherished by generations -- as that small root beer stand near the beach, known since 2003 as The Original Root Beer Stand.
This summer marks the 55th anniversary of the business operating in Culver, at 824 Lake Shore Drive. Prior to that, then-owner Donald "Casey" Jones had operated it in Plymouth, but moved the building, foundation, and equipment by truck from Plymouth to Culver! At the time, it was an A&W root beer stand, as it would stay for some time.

July 1st

Area golfers play PCC in Marshall Co. Jr. Tour event

July 1, 2011

PLYMOUTH — A total of 70 golfer converged on the Plymouth Country Club for a Marshall County Junior Golf Tour event Thursday.
Area winners were John Schenk of Plymouth, Cole McKinney of Triton, Lauren Read of LaVille and Abby Manikowski of Argos.
Schenk won the Boys 10-11 division with a score of 27, four strokes ahead of LaVille’s Matt Butler, while McKinney won the Boys 8-9 competition with a score of 24, three strokes better than Andrew Himes of St. Michael’s.

It's starting to look a lot like fair time

July 1, 2011

ARGOS — As July rolls in, there is one thing you can count on in Indiana (besides more rain) — county fairs.
Marshall County is no different, offering fair goers an opportunity to overeat, attend livestock shows, view all of Marshall County 4-H members’ spectacular projects, and much more. Though the fair schedules are available for pick-up in the Extension Office, around Marshall County businesses, and online at, we thought we would give you a sneak peak on the fun that will be happening July 10 to 16 at the 4-H Fairgrounds in Argos.

New maps increase flood plain area

July 1, 2011

PLYMOUTH — New flood plain maps for Plymouth are scheduled to go into effect November 16, according to Keith Hammond, building commissioner, at the city council meeting Monday. The current maps have been in use since 1977. According to city attorney Nelson Chipman, the ordinance to accept the new maps must be passed in order for Plymouth to receive national flood insurance.
“We are going to have more areas that are considered flood plains than before,” said Hammond later, adding that building on these areas comes with special regulations.

Uceny wins again in Lausanne

July 1, 2011

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Morgan Uceny kept her win streak alive Thursday by placing first in the women’s 1500-meter run at an international track meet in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Uceny, a 2003 Plymouth High School graduate, clocked 4:05.52 in the Diamond League contest. Anna Mishchenko of the Ukraine, a 2008 Olympian, finished second in 4:06.00.

June 30th

Yacht Club exits Cove, combines with 115 Grill

June 30, 2011

While many in Culver may have noticed extensive remodeling to the façade of the new 115 Grill on east Jefferson Street downtown, there’s been a not-so-noticeable change in the business and its sister restaurant, the nearby Yacht Club, which recently opened on the second floor of the Culver Cove resort.
According to John Zehner, developer of both projects over the past several months, the Yacht Club will depart from the Cove and join its operation with 115 Grill (which is located, appropriately enough, at 115 East Jefferson Street), with both entities combining under the Yacht Club banner.

Bremen Fireman's Festival offers family fun

June 30, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The Bremen Firemen’s Festival has been a traditional event in the area since its inception in 1950 that is anticipated by people of all ages.
Firefighters and other volunteers from the community work to ensure that the thousands of annual attendees have much to choose from: Food, music, games, rides, a parade, a waterball competition, fireworks, and more.

Citizens reminded of fireworks ordinance

June 30, 2011

PLYMOUTH — As the nation prepares to celebrate another fourth of July Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter wants citizen’s of Plymouth to remember the city’s fireworks ordinance and be mindful of safety.
“Generally speaking we don’t have a problem with people violating the ordinance,” said Senter. “We just feel it’s good from time to time to remind everyone of the stipulations.”
The city’s ordinance regarding fireworks states that:
-Consumer fireworks shall not be purchased by persons less than 18 years of age.

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