May 6th, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” With all the success Plymouth football has enjoyed over the past three-year cycle, colleges around the country are taking notice.
The Rockies have graduated numerous college recruits in the past several seasons, and a trio of Plymouth players is continuing that tradition in 2011.
PHS seniors Damon Howe, Brock Smith and Houston Hodges will all continue their football careers at the collegiate level.
PLYMOUTH â€” Chuck Muller, Director of Member Services of â€śHoley Moleyâ€ť will address the membership and guests at a dinner meeting Tuesday, May 10, at the Plymouth Country Club.
Muller will present â€śRecent Changes to the Indiana Call Before Law and How it Affects You.â€ť He will cover all the recent changes and talk about the fines that can be assessed for failure to comply with certain aspects of the Safe Digging process.
Muller has been with Indiana 811 since 1995. Currently, he is responsible for the member and public relations aspects of the organization. Â
PLYMOUTH â€” Residents will have to deal with the extension of the closure of Pioneer Drive starting next Wednesday.
Ron Wireman of DLZ, construction engineer on the project, said that Pioneer would be closed up to Miller Road Wednesday May 11.
â€śThis means as of next Wednesday morning, Pioneer Drive will be closed from Lincoln Hwy. (Old 30) to Miller Road,â€ť said Wireman in a press release Thursday. â€śThis means that we will also be closing Jim Neu drive. Jim Neu Drive will be closed from Pioneer Drive 600 feet to the east.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€” The seventh year of the Plymouth Farmersâ€™ Market (PFM) opens tomorrow, May 7, traditionally the day before Motherâ€™s Day.
As in past years, Jim Vinall will furnish music and Art Heminger of Balloon Art will be on hand to twist and tweak balloon creations for young and old. Youngsters can plant flowers in shoes for their special mom thanks to Sr. Sue Rogers of Earthworks and Mike Woolfington. Master Gardeners will feature a display on invasive pests of Marshall County.
Freida Louise Bowers
May 5, 2011
NAPPANEE â€” Freida Louise Bowers, 103, of Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, Wakarusa, formerly of Nappanee, died at 5:09 a.m., Thursday, May 5, 2011 at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor.Â
She is survived by her son, David (Joanne) Bowers, Nappanee; grandchildren, Robin Bonnell, Tuscon, Ariz., Scott (Sherrie) Bowers, Lebanon, Ohio; four great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Miller, and a brother-in-law, Paul Hochstetler.Â
PLYMOUTH â€” There are several things that herald the coming of spring in the city of Plymouth - the first robin, leaves budding on the trees and the Plymouth High School Variety Show.
This yearâ€™s show is affectionately entitled â€śCircus Bezerkusâ€ť and will run Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the PHS Auditorium. Doors will open at 7 p.m. for festival seating. Tickets are available at the door. All tickets are $7.
May 3, 2011
NAPPANEE â€” Bernadine â€śIdaâ€ťÂ Hochstetler, 50, of Nappanee, died at 10:22 pm, Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at Goshen General Hospital of natural causes.Â
CULVER â€” With two players only newly returned from their senior trip, Culver couldnâ€™t quite find the fourth score it needed, while Plymouth turned in a new nine-hole low to edge out the Cavaliers 165-169 on their home course at Mystic Hills Wednesday.
â€śOur goal is to be competitive at every match. We talked about it before we got off the bus, this is a match we should win,â€ť said Plymouth head boys golf coach Ben Waymouth. â€śWe shot a 165 tonight; 165â€™s our best nine-hole round to date, so Iâ€™m pleased with that. Everybody shot 44 or better, and varsity-wise I had four guys that were low 40s.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€” The Lady Pilgrims managed just three hits in their Northern Lakes Conference match-up with Elkhart Memorial, but they made them count.
Plymouth strung those three hits together during a three-run second inning to defeat the visiting Crimson Chargers 3-2 at home Wednesday.
When the news hit the wires May 3 that lifelong Hollywood star Jackie Cooper had died, many remembered him as one of the most popular child stars of the 1930s (though heâ€™s also remembered for his more recent role as newspaperman Perry White in the 1970s and `80s "Superman" movies).
While still a teenager, however, Cooper's star shone over Culver when he was cast in the lead role (as "Tom Allen") in the 1939 Universal Studios production, "The Spirit of Culver."