Local & State News

Commissioner’s Meeting Monday Morning 8:30

06/21/10  The Marshall County Commissioners will meet Monday morning at 8:30 because the Drainage Board will not be meeting.  They have no agenda items to discuss.  The Commissioner have a number of items on their agenda including Julie ... Read more...

Ortiz Named Miss Blueberry

06/21/10 Araceli Lorraine Ortiz will be reining over this year’s Marshall County Blueberry Festival after being named the 2010 Miss Blueberry at a pageant held Saturday night. Nineteen-year old “Celi”, as she is know by her family ... Read more...

Caucus Called to Find Union Township Trustee

06/21/10 Marshall County Republican Party Chairman, Dave Holmes has announced a caucus of the republican precinct representatives of Union Township on Wednesday, June 23rd at the new Republican Headquarters at 117 Water Street in Plymouth. ... Read more...

Pork Quality Assurance Certification

06/21/10 The Marshall County Extension Office will host on Tuesday evening, June 29, Pork Quality Assurance Plus Training at the Marshall County Extension Office starting at 6:30 pm.  The program comprises of two main elements – food ... Read more...

PublishAmerica Presents From Prodigy to Idol by James T. McAfee

06/21/10 PublishAmerica is proud to present From Prodigy to Idol: A Fictional Autobiography by James T. McAfee of Plymouth, Indiana. Go deep inside the mind of an idol. JT Magee went from a child prodigy of music to one of the worlds ... Read more...

May 2010 Indiana Employment Report

06/21/10 Indiana continued to see modest private sector growth in May with 6,300 additional jobs.  The state’s private sector employment has grown by 2.1 percent since December 2009, with a total gain of 47,900 jobs. That accounts ... Read more...

U.S. 31 Open House Scheduled for June 22

06/21/10 The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is hosting an open house at Jackson Intermediate Center Tuesday, June 22 to present updated design and construction plans for the U.S. 31 corridor between Plymouth and South Bend. ... Read more...

New Airport Manager Announced

06/21/10 Mayor Mark Senter, along with the Plymouth Board of Aviation Commissioners announced the resignation of Airport Manager Ron Ritter Friday morning.  Ron has been the full-time airport manager since November of 2001.  Mayor Senter ... Read more...

Fundraiser for Bourbon Fireworks Scheduled

6-18-10 The friendly spirit of small town is certainly alive in Bourbon. After learning of the need for funding for the traditional fireworks for the town, Kathryn Chapman and others decided to hold a fundraiser. The Bourbon Gospel Jam ... Read more...

Fernbaugh’s Collects Gold and Silver for Care & Share Fundraiser

06/18/10 During the month of June Fernbaugh’s Diamonds and Fine Jewelry are working in conjunction with Care and Share to raise money for the organization by “Turning Gold into Caring and Sharing.” On Saturday, June 19th people are ... Read more...

Lake Manitou Association to host 5th Annual Tour of Homes

06/18/10  The Lake Manitou Association’s 5th Annual Tour of Homes will take place on Saturday, June 26th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. rain or shine.  Visitors will be able to tour three fabulous lake homes by pontoon shuttle or your private ... Read more...

Commissioners to Consider Fee Increases for Building Commission

06/18/10 The Marshall County Commissioners will consider an amendment to the Ordinance that establishes building permit fees at their meeting Monday morning.  It has been approximately four years since the fees were raised.  County ... Read more...

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS HOSTING A SPAGHETTI DINNER

06/18/10  The Plymouth Knights of Columbus Council 1975 will be hosting an all you can eat spaghetti dinner on Friday, June 18th. .   Dinner includes spaghetti with a red meat or meatless sauce, salad, breadsticks and dessert with your ... Read more...

Michigan Street to be Closed for Car Show Saturday

06/18/10   The Mayor’s Office in Plymouth wants to remind citizens of a minor traffic interruption on Michigan Street in downtown Plymouth this Saturday. Last month the Board of Public Works and Safety approved the request of Charlie ... Read more...

Potato Creek Naturalist Wins State Award

06/18/10 Three employees of the DNR Division of State Parks and Reservoirs, were recently honored with the Monarch Award from the division.  Among those was Marie Hamstra of Potato Creek State Park This annual award is the division’s ... Read more...

Bremen Senior High School graduate Tim Coxey completing summer internship with Indiana Secretary of State

06/18/10 Indiana Secretary of State Todd Rokita is pleased to announce that Tim Coxey of Bremen is currently completing his office’s 2010 Help America Vote Act (HAVA) Internship Program. The summer-long program selects a college or ... Read more...

Blueberry Pageant this Saturday

6/18/10 2, 4, 6, 8, who do we appreciate?  Blueberry! Blueberry! Blueberry!   This year’s Marshall County Blueberry Festival theme is “School Spirit” and on June 19th, the first official event of the festival will be the crowning ... Read more...

Pankcake Fundraiser at Farmers’ Market Saturday

06/18/10 This week at the Plymouth Farmers’ Market the Plymouth Optimist Club will host a pancake and sausage breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m.  Funds raised will benefit the club’s charitable giving in Marshall County.   Fathers Day card ... Read more...

PARENTS REMINDED OF SCHOOL IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS

06/18/10 Marshall County health officials are reminding parents of school immunization requirements for the 2010-2011 school year, which include some additional vaccinations.  Parents should ensure their children are up-to-date before the ... Read more...

CONGRESSMAN DONNELLY INTRODUCES RAPID CLAIMS ACT

06/18/10 Thursday, Congressman Joe Donnelly introduced The Rating and Processing Individuals’ Disability (RAPID) Claims Act to improve the turnaround time and efficiency of the VA’s disability claims process.  Donnelly is a member of ... Read more...