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National Ballroom Week at LifePlex Dance Academy

National Ballroom week is September 18th to the 25th and the LifePlex Dance Academy will celebrate in a big way.  They have set many dance activities as a way to promote the many benefits of ballroom dancing.  Some of the benefits ... Read more...

Second Friday Events in Downtown are FREE

This Friday evening is another one of the Chamber of Commerce’s Second Friday events.  This Friday Country Auto Center is sponsoring the event that is located on Garro Street between the Museum and Centier Bank in the middle of ... Read more...

County Officers Investigate Accidents

Traffic stop results in a drug arrest and operating while intoxicated. On Friday, September 3rd at 10:20 PM County Patrolman Les McFarland conducted a traffic stop on State Road 331 at State Road 10 for a traffic violation. During the ... Read more...

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Get the Picture! at Potato Creek September 11

09/09/10 Lots of great pictures are taken at Potato Creek State Park of family fun, scenes and wildlife.  On Saturday, September 11 there will be a whole day full of programs to help you improve and showcase your photos while having fun ... Read more...

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Miller’s to Observe National Assisted Living Week

09/09/10 In observance of National Assisted Living Week, September 11 – 17, Miller’s Senior Living Community will host a series of events developed as a special opportunity to bring together the residents, families, employees, ... Read more...

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Sheriff Warns of Fines for Disregarding Road Closed Signs

09/09/10  The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind the traveling public of the following road closures: Lincoln Highway east and west of Pine Road/Pioneer Drive. Pine Road/Pioneer Drive from Lincoln Highway north to the ... Read more...

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Local Student-Athletes Prepare To Take Up Torch As Anti-Tobacco Role Models

As another high school sports season begins in Marshall County, a new class of student-athletes is initiated into an elite group honored by the Indiana High School Athletic Association as IHSAA Role Models. Picking up where those before ... Read more...

Sheriff’s August Activity Report

On Tuesday, Marshall County Sheriff Jon VanVactor release this departmental Activity Report for August 2010.  County officers were busy last month handling 44 accident reports.  30 of the reports were for property damage while 13 ... Read more...

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Choquette Joins Team at Fitness Forum Sports & Wellness

  09/08/10 Fitness Forum Sports & Wellness at LifePlex in welcoming Patricia Choquette as their newest addition. Patty joins the staff to specifically enhance corporate membership opportunities. She will maintain current accounts ... Read more...

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Wine & Cheese Tasting at Earthworks

The public is invited to the annual Wine and Cheese Tasting at Earthworks on Sunday, September 12, from 3 to 6pm.  Guests will be able to taste more than 20 international and local wines, 20 microbrew beers, and many cheeses presented by ... Read more...

Church Orchestra to Perform Final Outdoor Concert

The Marshall County Church Orchestra will present its fourth and last Outdoor Community Concert of their summer season on Sunday, September 12, 2010 at Miller’s Senior Living Community.  They welcome their guest performers from the ... Read more...

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Blueberry Festival Opens in Grand Style

09/04/10 The official opening of the Marshall County Blueberry was Friday evening at 5 p.m.  Mike Burroughs, President of the Board of Directors welcomed the crowd gathered at the Jefferson School Stage.  He introduced the other board ... Read more...

Traffic Shift Planned at U.S. 31 Railroad Crossing Near Argos

09/07/10 The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces traffic on U.S. 31 will be restricted to one lane in each direction at the railroad tracks north of Argos beginning Tuesday, September 7. The railroad will repair the ... Read more...

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Renz Get Hole-In-One at Tournament

09/04/10 Greg Renz of Plymouth scored a hole in one on hole number 3 at the Plymouth Country Club August 28 in the “Payne Stewart Memorial Par 3 Tournament”.   The tournament supplies a scholarship annually to a graduating Marshall ... Read more...

HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS REPORTED IN INDIANA

09/07/10 State health officials are reminding Hoosiers to stay vigilant in protecting themselves from West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne diseases.  Two human cases of West Nile virus have been reported in the state; one each in ... Read more...

Nixon Named Director of Development and Alumni Affairs by Plymouth School Board

On Thursday night, the Plymouth School Board unanimously and enthusiastically approved naming Rusty Nixon as the first Director of Development and Alumni Affairs for the Plymouth School Corporation. The position is being funded for the ... Read more...

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Wendy’s Places Sign to Stop Begging

09/03/10 Anyone traveling on Oak Drive between Wal-Mart and K-Mart during the past couple of years have seen a number of individuals standing on the corners holding signs and looking for handouts.  Although the city doesn’t have an ... Read more...

School Corporation Limits Fliers in Backpacks

09/03/10 The Plymouth Community School System is working on saving trees.  Yes that’s right.  This year they are making a concerted effort to save trees by reducing the amount of paper that is going home with students.   At least ... Read more...

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Limited Supply of Blueberry Collectible Baskets Available

09/03/10 Souvenirs at the Marshall County Blueberry Festival are a big deal.  You’ll find everything from a shot glass, to T-shirts and sweatshirts, coffee mugs, and more.  They have hats, bags, magnets and tote bags. The annual ... Read more...

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REPRESENTATIVE DEMBOWSKI CRITICIZES NIPSCO RATE HIKE

09/03/10 State Representative Nancy Dembowski (D-Knox) Wednesday voiced her opposition to the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) decision to grant a 10 percent electric rate increase to Northern Indiana Public Service Company ... Read more...