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November 17th, 2010

Board discusses work in southern Marshall County

November 17, 2010

PLYMOUTH — Work will begin to start to alleviate some drainage issues around the town of Argos.
The Marshall County Drainage Board accepted bids for work to be done on the Myers Ditch that is on the town’s southwest side near the Madras Packaging facility.
The board received four bids for the work with the low bidder — J.D. Excavating — being awarded the work with a bid of $105,450. The project had an estimated cost of $114,474.

Death Notices 11-17-10: Tamra ‘Tammy’ Lynn (Hopf) Hughes, Edna Mae Johnson, Eugene E. Elkins, Helen M. Schneider, Marilyn A. Stewart, Lois A. Stones

November 17, 2010

Tamra ‘Tammy’ Lynn (Hopf) Hughes
Nov. 12, 2010
ARGOS — Tamra “Tammy” Lynn (Hopf) Hughes, 52, of Argos, died at 8:50 a.m., Nov. 12, 2010 at her residence following a lengthy illness.
She is survived by her husband, David Hughes.
Funeral services will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Center for Hospice and Palliative Care, 112 S. Center St., Plymouth, IN, 46563.
Arrangements have been entrusted with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos.
Condolences my be made to the family via the funeral home’s website at

Argos 'D' keys win over Triton

November 17, 2010

ARGOS — Argos' girls basketball team learned a valuable lesson about being in the right place at the right time Tuesday. 
Boosted by a fleet-footed backcourt, the Dragons' help-and-recover man-to-man defense held visiting Triton to a miserable 17 percent clip from the field, and senior forward Latisha Shepherd knocked down a game-high 18 points as Argos earned a 43-29 win at Phil Weybright Gymnasium.
Argos' help-side defense, which consistently plugged up driving lanes, relegated the Trojans to the perimeter where they finished 3 of 18 from 3-point range.

Plymouth coasts past Rochester in season opener

November 17, 2010

ROCHESTER — A little of the old, a little of the new.
Plymouth's girls swim team brought the perfect combination of experience and new talent to their season opener Tuesday, coasting to an eventual 127-58 win at Rochester.
The Lady Pilgrims grabbed wins in all swim events and swept the top three spots in both the 50- and 100-yard freestyle swims as well as the 100-yard breast stroke race.

Competitive Bremen girls drop opener

November 17, 2010

ELKHART — The Bremen girls swimming team had its share of solid performances, but opened the season with a 108-77 loss to host Concord Tuesday night.
"The beginning of the season is really hard, especially against a tough and talented team like Concord," first-year Bremen coach Seth Donnelly said. "But the ladies did really well. They're swimming sore right now, and it's a testament to how hard they work."

November 16th

Fire rips through business

November 16, 2010

BREMEN — A quiet Sunday quickly became dangerous as a major fire swept through two buildings at a local business and threatened nearby residences.
The accidental fire at Standard Glass Co., 404 N. Bowen Ave., happened in two wooden shop structures. Bremen Fire Department Chief Jerry Lanning said individuals were working on cars inside one of the buildings and the problem began when a wood stove was ignited.

Glenn continues state spelling dominance

November 16, 2010

WALKERTON — Chemists may want to examine if there is something in the atmosphere near John Glenn High School that somehow makes one an outstanding speller.
Saturday, John Glenn High School’s Spell Bowl team accomplished what is becoming a traditional feat — winning the state championship. For the 15th time in the last 24 years, the JGHS spellers captured the Div. 2 Spell Bowl State Championship with a score of 86 of 90 words spelled correctly at Purdue University.

County continues to debate replacement hiring

November 16, 2010

PLYMOUTH — Marshall County continues to work out employment issues in the wake of its tightening budget.
In order to meet constraints earlier in the year the Marshall County Commissioners suggested a policy to the Marshall County Council of a freeze on any new hiring and in order to continue to reduce costs, also suggested that the county adopt a reduction of employees by attrition — by not replacing employees in any department that decided to retire or leave for other employment.

Death Notices 11-16-10: Harley D. Campbell, Tamra ‘Tammy’ Lynn (Hopf) Hughes, Chester A. ‘Squeeks’ Singleton Jr., Sara A. Wagner-Robinson

November 16, 2010

Harley D. Campbell
Nov. 13, 2010
CULVER — Harley D. Campbell, 81, died Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010 after a battle with cancer.
He is survived by his wife, Joan; daughter, Teresa Hamilton; stepson, Scott Campbell; stepdaughter, Christine (Robert) Wagner; and three grandchildren.
Graveside services will take place at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010 at Culver Masonic Cemetery, Culver.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army.
Odom Funeral Home, Culver, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Knox's Farus signs with High Point

November 16, 2010

KNOX — As a nationally-ranked recruit, Caity Farus had no shortage of offers to play college volleyball.
But rather than go with one of the bigger Division I programs courting her, the 6'3" Knox middle hitter decided to play for High Point University.

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