October 29th, 2010
Oct. 25, 2010
ROCHESTER â€”Â Eleanor I. Crum, age 80, of 827 West 13th St., Rochester passed away at 3:45 a.m., Monday, Oct. 25, 2010, at the Life Care Center, in Rochester.Â
She is survived by her daughters, Kim (Charles) Hostetler of Plymouth, and Leslie Duncan of Ohio; her son, Mark (fiancĂ©e Kayla Braatz of Ohio; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and expecting one; and her brother, Kenneth Johnson of California.Â
There will be no visitation or funeral.
Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 West Madison Street, Plymouth, Indiana, 46563, handled the arrangements.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Plymouth High School marching band â€” Pride of Plymouth â€” made Plymouth High School history last week by becoming the first-ever marching band from Plymouth to qualify for the Indiana State School Music Associationâ€™s Marching Band state finals.
The band is under the direction of Bryan Ames and Lisa Wallyn.Â Â Guard director is Nikki Horner. Â Drum majors for the band are Tori MacLain, Elizabeth Wolford, Addie Palmer and Stephen John-son.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” Voters will be asked to decide on an important constitutional amendment in the upcoming election regarding property taxes. The Indiana Property Tax Cap Amendment will appear on the Nov. 2 ballot as a legislatively referred constitutional amendment.
The summary of the measure as it will appear on the ballot is as follows:
â€śShall property taxes be limited for all classes of property by amending the Constitution of the State of Indiana to do the following:
(1) Limit a taxpayerâ€™s annual property tax bill to the following percentages of gross assessed value:
PLYMOUTH â€” No further action will be taken on complaints that had been filed against Judith Stone, candidate for County Council District 4.
Stoneâ€™s opponent in the political race, Ryan Ripley, had made formal complaints to the Marshall County Election Board Oct. 22 and hand delivered a complaint Sept. 27 authorized by the Marshall County Democrat Party to the Marshall County Prosecutorâ€™s Office.
In his complaint to the Election Board, Ripley indicated that Stone did not properly list in-kind donations in her financial report.
PLYMOUTH â€” In a few months one local athlete will be competing for a national title.
Mike Grubbs of Plymouth will head to Mesquite, Nev. â€” just outside of Las Vegas â€” in early December to make his bid for a world title as a member of Team USA in the XXXII World Armwrestling Champion-ships.
Grubbs, who won a qualifier in Montana and the right to be one of two athletes on the team in his weight class, is hardly new to the sport.
â€śI guess Iâ€™ve been at it for about 30 years,â€ť he said. â€śI went to the very first armwrestling competition at the Blueberry Festival and won that, and Iâ€™ve s
TERRE HAUTE â€” Culver Academies head cross country coach Michael Chastain knew his girls would be facing an uphill climb at semistate.
By his calculations, the Lady Eagles would need to run at or below their personal bests in order to advance to state, a goal complicated by the fact that they had just recorded PRs a week before on their home course at regional.
Velma P. Bules
Oct. 26, 2010
BOURBON â€”Â Velma P. Bules, 87, of Bourbon, died at 4:35 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010 at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor Nursing Home, Plymouth.
She is survived by her husband Dale; children: Rachel (Richard) Weik of Middletown, Penn., Karen Bules (Allen) of Oak Park, Ill, Diane (Max) Zolman of Knoxville, Tenn., Stan (Carol) Bules of Bourbon, and Mark (Cindy) Bules of Rolling Prairie; 16 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a sister, Lorna Miller of Bourbon.
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth High School made history Saturday as the Pride of Plymouth (POP) Marching Band finished in the top 10 out of 20 teams to go on to Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis for the State Finals this Saturday.
POP has made the semi-state for two of last three years, but this will be the first trip to the finals.
The band will perform in Class C competition and the PHS Music Boosters hope the community celebrates in the upcoming activities.Â
PLYMOUTH â€” Wednesday night was a celebration as healthcare professionals and volunteers joined together at the newly remodeled Marshall County Historical Society and Museum to celebrate 100 years of community outreach by a hospital that has had a few makeovers but yet sets a high standard for regional healthcare.
One hundred years ago, two doctors saw a great need in the Plymouth community.Â Dr T. A. Borton and Dr. N. B. Aspinall built a three-story building at 310 N. Michigan St. (present site of the Plymouth Building).
CULVER â€” After an unprecedented 5-0 start to the season, Culver Community hit the skids in Week 6.
Beset by injuries and other personnel problems, the Cavaliers went on a three-game losing streak and fell out of the Class A rankings in the process.
But Culverâ€™s roster returned to full strength, the Cavs righted the ship in Week 9 with their first regular-season win over Northern State Conference foe LaVille in three years, and opened Sectional 33 play with a 49-7 rout over Lake Central on the road last week.
And theyâ€™ve learned some lessons along the way.