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March Is Red Cross Month

03/01/11 The public encouraged to donate blood and help save lives. March is the perfect time to give blood since March is Red Cross Month and the 60th Anniversary of the Indiana-Ohio Blood Services Region.  “Chances are, wherever you ... Read more...

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Donnelly Announces Grant for Lakeville Fire Department

03/01/11 Monday, Congressman Joe Donnelly announced that the Union-Lakeville Fire Department will receive an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) award through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. “I’m pleased to announce this ... Read more...

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Never Drive Through Floodwaters

03/01/11 If you are driving while flood conditions are present it is important to be cautious.  Roads may be washed out, unexpected potholes can be covered in water, and your car can float away in only a foot of water.  If you must drive ... Read more...

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Promenade to Prom Successful Again this Year

03/01/11 Promenade to Prom debuted an estimated 175 prom dresses this past Friday night, February 25th to any high school girl in Marshall County looking for their own prom dress. LifePlex hosted the event and the doors opened at 4:00 p.m. ... Read more...

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15 Month Old Dies from Drowning

02/28/11 The baby that was involved in a near drowning incident in Plymouth on February 20th died Friday morning February 25th at 11:21 in Memorial Hospital in South Bend. 15 month old Landen Sarabia, the son of Martin and Savannah Nick ... Read more...

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Cockfighting Raid in Starke County Nets 145 Birds, 76 Arrested

02/28/11 The Starke County Sheriff’s Department arrested 76 people Saturday morning after officers raided an animal fighting contest in Knox, police say. Just before 11 a.m., police responded to an anonymous tip that 50 people were ... Read more...

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State of the City Address and FEMA Flood-Home Buyout During City Meetings

02/28/11 The City of Plymouth will conduct their regular meetings Monday evening beginning at 6 p.m. with the Board of Public Works and Safety followed by the Common Council meeting at 6:30.  The meetings are held in the Council Chambers ... Read more...

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Winners Announced for Miller’s Model Car Cruise-In

02/28/11 To help break the monotony of the bleak winter days, Miller’s Senior Living Community hosted their third annual Model Car Cruise-In last Saturday.  Held in doors, the big difference between the February cruise-in and the fall ... Read more...

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Plymouth F.O.P. Sponsors 2nd Annual Self Defense Training

02/28/11 The 2nd Annual Practical Usable Self Defense training for Women and sponsored by Plymouth F.O.P. Lodge 195 will be held Monday, April 4th beginning at 6:30 p.m.     Location for the training will be at the Plymouth Family ... Read more...

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Dembowski’s Statehouse Report

02/28/11Friday afternoon Indiana Representative Nancy Dembowski released her weekly “Statehouse Report.”  She addressed issues including the Democrats leaving the state to avoid a quorum and the legislation being proposed that that ... Read more...

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Special Performance for Argos Elementary Students

02/28/11  Argos Elementary students were treated to a performance by South Bend Symphony’s String Quintet on February 25th, 2011.  The performance was arranged by Lori Overmyer, Argos music ... Read more...

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Area Students Visit State Capitol, Serve as Pages for Charbonneau

02/28/11 Aaron Parker recently visited Indiana’s Statehouse and volunteered as a legislative page for State Sen. Ed Charbonneau (R-Valparaiso). Parker, son of Jason Parker and Debra Pitts, is a student at Walkerton Elementary School; ... Read more...

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Encore Performing Arts presents second ‘Dinner and Music’

02/28/11 A close to capacity crowd celebrated Valentine’s Day enjoying a flute and piano duo at the Plymouth Country Club.  Ralph Booker and his wife Norma were among those enjoying the delicious food and enchanting music. He commented, ... Read more...

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New Executive Director for Starke United

02/28/11 Starke United welcomes one of its own into the position of executive director. Julie Dessauer, who has been a part of the Starke United Executive Board since 2007, will begin as director for the organization on March 7. Mike ... Read more...

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ITAMCO Seeking Tax Abatement for Equipment in Argos

02/25/11 Argos Town Clerk, Patty Jones, informed the Council that ITAMCO is requesting a tax abatement for the new equipment to be placed in their factory.  She also told the Council ITAMCO has invited them for a tour of their factory on ... Read more...

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Former North Township Trustee Honored

02/25/11  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 ... Read more...

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County Police Officer Laffoon Investigates Crashes

02/25/11 County Police Officer Nick Laffoon investigated two accidents during Monday’s severe weather.  At 8:23 a.m. he was dispatched to State Road 17 wet of Pretty Lake Trail for a single vehicle accident.  42 year old Thomas Huff of ... Read more...

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PHS Announces Changes in Finals Schedule due to Weather

02/25/11 The Plymouth High School has release information for parents and students concerning finals for the second trimester due to the closing of school on Thursday. The plan for final examinations as a result of the cancellation ... Read more...

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Community Foundation and United Way solicit nominations for Leader of the Year Award

02/25/11  Leadership Marshall County (LMC), a program of the Marshall County Community Foundation and the United Way of Marshall County, requests nominations for the Leader of the Year Award which recognizes an individual who exemplifies ... Read more...

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PHS Senior to Compete in State Poetry Competition

02/25/11 Plymouth High School senior Christina Green will compete in the state round of Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest, held this Saturday, February 26 in Indianapolis.   Christina won the school competition in December with ... Read more...