September 9th, 2014
In the highly anticipated announcement, Apple unveils a bigger, better, thinner, and expensive iPhone. Jen Markham has all the details.
MARSHALL COUNTY ‚ÄĒ The Marshall County Council had to make budget cuts to the various department's proposed budgets in order to keep the budgets in line with the anticipated revenue for the year. In addition to making the appropriate cuts the council members decided to offset the expected increase in employee insurance (20-25 percent) by mandating employees contribute five percent of the premium. Full time County employees will also receive a slight raise in 2015.
In today's Pilot News you can read about the various cuts and the details about the budget adoption meeting held Monday morning.
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Parking in front of Lincoln Junior High could soon be limited to 2 hours. Plymouth Board of Public Works member Shawn Grobe informed the board that he had been informed by Plymouth Superintendent Dan Tyree that parking is an issue. Visitor to the school have difficulty finding parking spots as they are filled all day long. The council agreed to look into the matter and further discuss it at their next meeting.
Read about the Board of Public Works meeting in detail including the monthly fire department report and an update to the Metronet project in today's Pilot News.
Reginald L. ‚ÄėReg‚Äô Shireman
Jan. 8, 1944 - Sept. 5, 2014
MONTICELLO ‚ÄĒ Reginald L. ‚ÄúReg‚ÄĚ Shireman, 70, of Monticello, passed away at 1:34 p.m., Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 at Franciscan St. Elizabeth East Hospital in Lafayette.
Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 at Springer-Voorhis-Draper Funeral Home of Monticello. Friends may also call one hour prior to services Tuesday at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be at 12 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with close friend, Jay Janke officiating.
Private burial will follow for the family in Riverview IOOF Cemetery.
Iris M. Keck
Sept. 16, 1928 - Sept. 4, 2014
SOUTH BEND ‚ÄĒ Iris M. Keck, age 85, of South Bend, passed away, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014.
Iris was born on Sept. 16, 1928, in Plymouth, to Elmer and Minnie (Bradley) Couts. She married Eugene E. ‚ÄúGene‚ÄĚ Keck on May 21, 1948.
Mary Kathryn Brugh
March 6, 1945 ‚Äď Sept. 6, 2014
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Mary Kathryn Brugh, 69, of Charles Street, passed away in her home on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at 5:14 a.m.
Born in Renssalaer on March 6, 1945, Mary was the daughter of Robert J. Hasty and Margaret (Fry) Mahoney.
Before her retirement, Mary worked as a nurse‚Äôs aide at Miller‚Äôs Merry Manor in Plymouth.
She enjoyed going to yard sales and finding new treasures. Mary was a doll collector and loved crafting, especially making cards. She adored time spent with her family and was always the trickster.
Sylvia Corinne Tallarita
June 17, 1933 ‚Äď Sept. 5, 2014
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ Sylvia C. Tallarita, 81, died of natural causes at Pilgrim Manor at 10:52 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014.
Sylvia was born in East Chicago on June 17, 1933 to Nicholas and Elizabeth (German) Komanich. She graduated from West High School in Plymouth, where she also played on the women‚Äôs basketball team all through high school.
On April 17, 1955, at the Plymouth Trinity United Methodist Church, Sylvia and William Tallarita were married.
Janice J. Meredith
Sept. 6, 2014
PLYMOUTH ‚ÄĒ¬†Janice J. ‚ÄúJan‚ÄĚ Meredith, 78, died Saturday afternoon, Sept. 6, 2014 at Pilgrim Manor, Plymouth. Arrangements are in the care of the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth.
John R. Hickle
Sept. 6, 2014
ARGOS ‚ÄĒ John R. Hickle, 70, of Argos, died Sept. 6, 2014 at 6:30 a.m. at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka.
Arrangements are pending with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos.
Sept. 6, 2014
Joseph James ‚ÄėJody‚Äô Verteramo Jr.
Nov. 6, 1956 - July 29, 2014
AUSTIN, Texas ‚ÄĒ Joseph James ‚ÄúJody‚ÄĚ Verteramo Jr., 57, passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014 in his Austin, Texas home.
Born Nov. 6, 1956, Jody is the son of Joseph James and Gloria Verteramo Sr. He was a 1975 graduate of Peru High School and earned an associate degree from the University of Texas.
Jody served his country in the United States Air Force.
Living most of his life in Texas, Jody loved teaching school and reading. He was an avid writer. He really enjoyed helping people and loved his family.
David A. Doll
Sept. 6, 1954 - Sept. 4, 2014
BOURBON ‚ÄĒ David A. Doll, 59, a resident of Bourbon, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 at 12:37 p.m. at home.
David was born the son of Paul and Betty (Tunnis) Doll at Logansport on Sept. 6, 1954. He attended Riley High School, South Bend. David has been employed at Zimmer Orthopedic of Warsaw for the past 13 years as a Polisher/Robotic Finisher. He had been a resident of Bourbon the past 20 years.