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Konya’s time as trustee celebrated

February 24, 2011

LAPAZ — 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 hero’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.
“I 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,” she said.

Driver complains of back, neck pain after crash

February 24, 2011

Wednesday, around 9:55 a.m., Ashley Zehner, 19, was traveling west on 9C Road near Tulip when she lost control on ice-covered road surface. Zehner spun off the road and traveled into the south embankment where she then struck a telephone junction box. Her vehicle came to rest facing east. Zehner said she was driving west when a mail delivery vehicle was on the side of road, and when she applied brakes to slow, her vehicle started to slide. Zehner was transported to St . Joseph Regional Medical Center for complaint of pain to the back and neck area.

Culver students learn to ‘pay it forward’ in their community

February 23, 2011

The term, “pay it forward” has been in vogue in recent years, especially following the release of the popular 2000 movie of the same name, though many may not realize that, like many films, “Pay it Forward” was based on a book (in this case by Catherine Ryan Hyde).

Benefit for Boys & Girls Club set for March 19

February 23, 2011

BREMEN — The Boys & Girls Club of Bremen is preparing to host its second annual Great Big Kid Club event March 19 at 5:30 p.m. at St. Isadore Hall, Bremen. The evening will feature dinner from Hoosier Catering and an art show featuring creations by the children of the Boys & Girls Club of Bremen.

Gridiron guesser

February 23, 2011

James Young (right) from Young’s TV and Appliance presents Dave Gorsuch, the grand prize winner of the Pilot News and other sponsors’ “Gridiron Guessing Game” with a 32-inch flatscreen TV. Thank you to all who participated.

Boys & Girls Club night a big hit

February 23, 2011

PLYMOUTH — All that Jazz and all that cash were good things for the Boys & Girls Club of Marshall County Saturday night.
The Club held its annual fundraising dinner and auction with some very good results. At the end of the night they were able to bring in around $29,000.
“I think people liked the fact we had a wide variety of items in our silent auction,” said Billie Treber, director of the Club. “We didn’t have just all high-end items like jewels or trips. I think everybody enjoyed that.”

Culver museum looks to community to decide its future

February 22, 2011

If things seem quiet in Culver regarding the Antiquarian and Historical Society of Culver and its museum and research facility, The Center for Culver History, it’s not because nothing’s happening, say Jim Peterson, AHS President, and Jim Sawhook, Vice President (and Museum Manager).

Weather causes problems in commute

February 21, 2011

PLYMOUTH - They said there would be days like these.
Weather forecasters warned motorists in advance that Mother Nature may have something nasty in store for Monday, but what happened was hardly anticipated. Temperatures combined with Sunday rain made for an icy commute on Monday morning. Weather throughout the day made travel tough until snow began to fall, covering the icy mix.

Care and Share hosts annual meeting Thursday

February 21, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The annual meeting of Care and Share will be held on Thursday, Feb. 24 at the Plymouth Wesleyan Church.
Care and Share was originally organized to allow individuals, businesses, organizations and churches to pool their donations into one central fund for distribution to those in our area experiencing emergency financial difficulties.

Beginning Experience retreat March 4 in Donaldson

February 19, 2011

DONALDSON — Beginning Experience (B.E.) Weekend Retreat for Widowed, Divorced or Separated Persons will be held at the Lindenwood Retreat Center, Donaldson, from 7 p.m. Friday, March 4 to 3 p.. Sunday, March 6. The Christian-based retreat helps grieving, single-again persons to emerge from the darkness of grief, depression, anger or loss to move toward the future with renewed hope. Register before Feb.

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