February 26th, 2011
LAKEVILLE â€”Â LaVille boys basketball head coach Michael Edisonâ€™s face lit up at the mention of Codee Kimbelâ€™s Senior Night crunch-time play Friday.
After all, the 6-foot-3 senior forward scored six of the Lancersâ€™ game-ending eight unanswered points, highlighted by a pair of go-ahead free throws following an offensive rebound off a missed LaVille charity shot with 1:39 to play, and the Lancers collected a 45-39 Northern State Conference win over Jimtown at Dale E. Cox Gymnasium.
BREMEN â€”Â With Indianaâ€™s version of March Madness mere days away, Culver capped the regular season on a high note Friday night.
After a tremendous start, Culver never looked back and topped Bremen, 54-39.
â€śWe got them earlier in the year at the Bi-County Tournament but we knew this was going to be a dogfight, and we had some kids step up for us,â€ť Culver coach Kyle Elliott said. â€śIâ€™m very proud of the kidsâ€™ effort.â€ť
As it has much of the season, Bremen dug itself an early hole, and couldnâ€™t cut its deficit to less than 12 points over the final two quarters.
PLYMOUTH â€” The celebration of 50 years continues for the United Way of Marshall County.
A year of celebration of the historic landmark for the organization that has made a difference in the area will continue with the United Way annual meeting on Tuesday April 12. United Way will recognize all the past chairman of of the organizationâ€™s annual fund drive and conduct the regular yearly business such as nominating and electing officers. Then the party starts.
Mona Lou Snook
Feb. 22, 2011
ROCHESTER â€” Mona Lou Snook, 60, of Rochester, died at 6:47 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011 at Select Hospital, Fort Wayne.
Dale A. Rosander
October 14, 1946 - February 23, 2011
KOONTZ LAKE â€” Dale A. Rosander, 64, of Koontz Lake, died on Wednesday morning, February 23, 2011, in his home surrounded by his wife, daughters, sister and a few loving and caring friends that made his tough journey easier.
He was born October 14, 1946, in Grovertown, to Carl Eric and Victoria (Peterson) Rosander.
Dennis W. Burden
May 13, 1918- February 22, 2011
Â PLYMOUTH â€” Dennis W. Burden, 92, of Oakhill Ave., Plymouth, died of natural causes in Plymouthâ€™s Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011.
Â Dennis was born in Plymouth on May 13, 1918, the son of Elias and Clara Weisert Burden.
He was a graduate of Plymouth High School with the class of 1936.
Dennis joined the Army Air Corps in August of 1940.Â He served in the Thirsty Thirteen Squadron and was honorably discharged in September of 1945 as a Tech/Sergeant.
Hubert Kenneth Clevenger, Jr.
Oct. 20, 1922 - Feb. 20, 2011
Reverend Hubert Kenneth Clevenger, Jr., Congregation-al Christian minister in Indiana and Ohio during the 1940s and early 1950s and then missionary, professor, and administrator in Brazil South America with OMS International for 49 years, went to be with his Lord, Sunday, Feb. 20. He was 88. The cause was complications from Alzheimerâ€™s Disease.
Culverâ€™s Cub Scout Pack 290 held its annual Pinewood Derby January 19, at St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church in Culver.
Of the nearly 20 Cubs and visiting youngsters participating in the event, the following awards were given:
Open class: 1st place: Logan Coiner, 2nd: Chuck Robbins, 3rd: Mary Boland.
Tiger Den: 1st place Gavin Salyer, 2nd: Phoenix Dickson, 3rd: Cody Winkler.
Wolf Den: 1st place: Trayden Schrimsher, 2nd: Shane Stevens, 3rd: Morgan Keller
Bear Den: 1st place: Colton Wynn, 2nd: Noah Parsons, 3rd: Nolan Shaffer.
School delays and closings as of 8 a.m. Thursday:
Ancilla College â€”Â 2 hour delay
Argos Community Schools â€”Â 2 hour delay
Bremen Public Schools â€”Â Closed
Culver Community Schools â€”Â Closed
John Glenn School Corp â€”Â 2 hour delay
Oregon-Davis School Corp â€”Â 2 Hour Delay
Plymouth Community Schools -Â Closed
Triton School Corporation â€” Closed
Union-North United Schools â€”Â 2 hour delay
LAPAZ â€”Â Surrounded by family, friends, and colleagues Saturday in the small community room of the LaPaz-North Township Volunteer Fire Department building Elma Konya received a heroâ€™s applause when she rose to her feet and reflected on the guiding principle she has used to serve the North Township community over the last 40 years as trustee.
â€śI lived through the Depression. I knew what it was like to be hungry, to not have a roof over your head, to be without heat. You care for each other,â€ť she said.