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April 28th, 2011

Local brothers embark on national tour

April 28, 2011

SAVANNAH, GA — Music fans will be cheering some of the world’s top acts again this year as part of the Van’s Warped Tour that will criss cross the country through June, July and August.
Along with some of the hottest acts in music today — Paramore, Gym Class Heroes, Jack’s Mannequin, and Simple Plan to name just a few — will be a band from Savannah, Ga. called Passafire, that just happens to feature two names that will be very familiar to Plymouth residents.

Death notice 4-28-11: Bolles

April 28, 2011

Janice F. Bolles
April 26, 1947 — April 26, 2011
KNOX — Janice F. Bolles, 64, died Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at Porter Health-Valparaiso Hospital at 5:30 p.m.
Surviving are her husband, Fred Bolles Sr.; one son, Fred (Debbie) Bolles Jr. of England; two daughters, Kimberly Freet and Andrea Bolles, both of Knox; one granddaughter; two brothers, Troy Lewis of Portage and Danny Lewis of Valparaiso; three sisters, Hazel Fields of Newton County, Mary Noe of South Haven, and Barbara Snyder of Florida.

Robert H. Ferguson

April 28, 2011

Robert H. Ferguson 
July 8, 1931 — April 24, 2011
KOONTZ LAKE — Robert H. Ferguson, 79, passed away Easter Sunday, April 24, 2011 in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth, Ind. Ferguson was born July 8, 1931 in Chicago, Ill. to Howard and Evelyn (Houser) Ferguson. 
He is survived by his very special friend, Frances Christy. Also surviving are his good friends, William and Nina Belk and many more friends from the Hoosier Old Wheels Car Club. 

Iris L. Zink

April 28, 2011

Iris L. Zink
July 7, 1914 — April 26, 2011
LaPORTE — Iris L. Zink, 96, of LaPorte,  died at 8 a.m. Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at Brentwood Assisted Living.
She was born July 7, 1914 in Walkerton to Oliver and Fern (Bennett) Cripe.
Aug. 12, 1933 in Kokomo she married Audra B. Zink who preceded her in death Jan. 19, 1991. 
She was a member of Salem Chapel United Methodist Church. 

Clement C. Fox

April 28, 2011

Clement C. Fox
Sept. 27, 1925 – April 26, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Clement C. Fox, 85, died unexpectedly at his West 9th Road residence Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at 11:50 p.m. due to natural causes.
He was born Sept. 27, 1925 in Monterey, one of 14 children from the union of Frederick W. and Elizabeth (Winter) Fox. He received his elementary education at St. Anne’s Holy Family School and continued at Monterey High School.

AARP Driver Safety course May 19

April 28, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The Marshall County Council on Aging is hosting the AARP Driver Safety Program at the Life Enrichment Center Thursday, May 19. The class will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and box lunches will be available for purchase to those who RSVP. Although the program is geared toward drivers 50 and older, all ages of drivers are encouraged to attend. In this course, attendees will learn:
• Defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws and rules of the road
• How to deal with aggressive drivers

Women's Connection hosts 'Hoping for Spring' May 4

April 28, 2011

LAPAZ — Women's Connection will host "Hoping for Spring" Wednesday, May 4 at 11:30 a.m. at Occasion's Banquet Hall, LaPaz. The meal and presentations are included in the $8.50 cost. Speakers include Karen Ferguson and Mary Brown, and musical guests are Ali Dimmitt and Amber Jenney, Argos music students.
RSVP before April 29 by calling Edna at 574-936-9341, Marge at 574-784-3569, Marilyn at 574-546-3271 or Mary at 574-842-3224.

40th annual historical society dinner May 17

April 28, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The Marshall County Historical Society is holding its 40th annual dinner Tuesday, May 17 at 7 p.m. at Christos Banquet Center. The dinner will feature Theodore Roosevelt (as performed by Gib Young). For more information about historical interpreter Gib Young, visit online.
Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the Marshall County Museum, 123 N. Michigan St. Plymouth. Ticket purchase deadline is Friday, May 13. For more information, call 574-936-2306.

Lady Pilgrims top Tigers

April 28, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The rivalry between Plymouth and Warsaw is always intense, but given the conference ramifications of Wednesday’s girls tennis meet between the two teams, the competition was fierce.
The Lady Pilgrims hit the courts focused and kept a little cooler under pressure to edge out the visiting Tigers 3-2 and take the driver’s seat in the Northern Lakes Conference round robin standings at Plymouth.

April 27th

New fitness site will match Culver’s unique makeup, says founder

April 27, 2011

It’s no secret Culver is a unique community with a diverse and often well-traveled population, and fitness trainer Shaina Lampton thinks it deserves a fitness facility to accommodate its character.
That’s why she’s opening Bottom Line Training Company at 232 South Main Street in Culver, in the Main Street Centre (though locally it’s often referred to simply as the Collins Building). The business will kick off with an open house May 7 from 4 to 7 p.m., with an official opening May 9.

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