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January 13th, 2011

Jail report given to county officers

January 13, 2011

Each year, the Marshall County Sheriff issues a yearly jail report to the County Commissioners and County Council.
The numbers compiled can be revealing.
Below are highlights from outgoing Sheriff Jon VanVactor’s jail report for 2010.
During the year of 2010 there were a total of 2,070 inmates processed into the jail. The average daily book in for the jail was 5.7 prisoners. The average daily inmate population was 100 persons.
The following is a list of the top 10 identified type of offenses of persons lodged in the Marshall County Jail during 2010:

A fond farewell

January 13, 2011

Former John Glenn girls basketball coach Dan Hutton, right, looks on during a game last year along with longtime assistant and current Glenn head coach John Willoughby, left.

Hutton lost his battle with cancer Tuesday night. Hutton’s coaching career spans a combined 22 years and his resume boasts three Bi-County Championships, two sectional and two regional championships and a 158-111 overall high school coaching record.
Hutton was honored on Nov. 30 with the John Glenn Falcon of the Year Award and the Northern State Conference Service Award.

Trojans start fast in win over Glenn

January 13, 2011

BOURBON — In a game teeming with subplots, Griffyn Carpenter reached the 1,000-point mark, and the Trojans got off to a quick start and didn’t look back as they took it to Triton head coach Jason Groves’ alma mater Glenn and Falcons’ head coach Travis Hannah, himself a Triton alum.
With inclement weather reeking havoc on both teams’ schedules — indeed, Wednesday’s Northern State Conference game was a rescheduling of a postponement Saturday — both coaches wanted to see their team hit the floor ready.

January 12th

Bremen senior reaches Eagle Scout

January 12, 2011

BREMEN — Many who are active in Boy Scouts for years don’t finish up requirements for the Eagle Scout award. Jason Ringer, who recently received his Eagle, said he could understand why.
“The hardest part is sticking with it for all of the years even as friends backed out,” said Ringer, a senior at Bremen High School. “I almost stopped when I fell behind on the project.”
Reaching the Eagle level is demanding.

Plymouth Mayor Senter earns honor from IACT

January 12, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS – Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter has been honored by the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns.
Senter was awarded Bronze and Silver Certificates in Advanced City Leadership. The program is co-sponsored by the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs Mayors Institute. It involves attending courses over the past two years designed to highlight topics of importance to Indiana's municipal CEO's.

Booker reviews position with BZA

January 12, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The Marshall County BZA (Board of Zoning Appeals) held a reorganization meeting to open 2011 last night.
By unanimous vote, the board approved retaining the same officers as in 2010. Don Ecker will continue as president; Robert Flora, vice-president, and Deb Griewank, secretary. Other board members include Foster Davenport and Stan Klotz.

Death Notices 1-11-11: Cheryl K. Elliott, Ernest W. Keen

January 12, 2011

Cheryl K. Elliott
Jan. 9, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Cheryl K. Elliott, 48, of Plymouth, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011 in her home.
She is survived by her husband, Jack L. Elliott; daughters, Candace Ernsperger and Sunshine Hummell; sons, Jesse and Earl Elliot; eight grandchildren; parents, Don and Sally Shaw; sister, Starla Williams; brother, Marvin Shaw and grandparents, Mary and Dick Heil.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13 at Palmer Funeral Home, 314 S. Michigan St. Lakeville.
Funeral Services will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.

Rose F. Campiti-Copeland

January 12, 2011

Sept. 5, 1916 — Jan. 5, 2011
PLYMOUTH — Rose F. Campiti-Copeland, 94, of King Road, Plymouth, passed away at 8:47 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, at Miller’s Merry Manor, in Plymouth.
Rose was born Sept. 5, 1916, in Holsopple, Penn., to Sebastain and Concetta (Codispodi) Britz. Rose and Frank J. Campiti were united in marriage in 1948. Frank passed away in 1962. In 1965 Rose and Paul Copeland were married. Paul then passed away in 2007. Rose had worked at the Corey Rubber Company, in Marion, Ohio, and then at Marion General Hospital, as a Physical Therapist.

Emmons honored as Charger of the Year

January 12, 2011

PLYMOUTH — “I”’m overwhelmed and so proud to have been a part of my school. I”’m just overwhelmed by all of this.”
And it could be easily said that Ancilla College was overwhelmed by graduate and benefactor Dennis Emmons as they honored him with the very first “Charger of the Year Award” for service to Ancilla College and it”’s athletic department.

January 11th

Death Notice 1-10-11: Dale Dinkledine, Cheryl K. Elliott

January 11, 2011

Dale Dinkledine
Jan. 5, 2011
ELKHART — Dale Dinkledine, 85, of Elkhart, died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011 at Hubbard Hill Estates in Elkhart. 
He is survived by his son, Tom (Susan) Dinkledine of Russiaville; daughters, Nancy (Doug) Weber of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and Jill (Dennis) Hendrix of Elkhart; and seven grandchildren.
Visitation will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14 at the Bethel United Methodist Church in Elkhart.
Funeral services will take place a at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at the church.  

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