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Archive for August, 2010

Walkerton Teen Injured in Crash

August 25, 2010
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Friday night County Officer Jordan Rans investigated a single vehicle crash on 1st Road west of Queen Road. 17 year old Joseph R. Slisz of Walkerton was traveling west on 1st Road in a 2003 Dodge Neon just before midnight.  Slisz lost control of the vehicle.  His car left the road on the north...
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A.C.T. Van Hits Utility Pole, Rolls Over

August 25, 2010
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Lunch time traffic on West Jefferson Street was interrupted last Friday for a single vehicle crash. About 11:30 an A.C.T. Transportation Van was traveling west on Jefferson Street and in front of Quick’s Lanes Bowling Alley.  The vehicle broke off a utility pole and rolled onto the driver’s side. A witness told Plymouth Police...
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Plymouth Schools Realize Huge Savings in Utilities Costs

August 25, 2010
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The Plymouth School Corporation could be paying approximately $500,000 less for utilities for 2010 than in previous years. Superintendent Dan Tyree said they needed to find ways to cut the school’s budget when the state made major cuts to the schools general fund this year and last. Tyree gives much of the credit for...
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URGENT NEED FOR BLOOD DONORS

August 25, 2010
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The American Red Cross Indiana-Ohio Blood Services Region issued an urgent call for blood donors earlier this month. The Red Cross closely monitors national and local blood supplies to ensure donations are keeping pace with hospital need for blood products in order to meet ongoing and emergency patient care. The Indiana-Ohio Blood Services explained...
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County Council Takes No Action During Budget Hearings

August 25, 2010
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Members of the Marshall County Council spend another day reviewing the individual budgets for 2011. Once again some department heads plead their cases.  Prosecutor David Holmes came prepared with graphs and comparisons show the County’s need for an additional Deputy Prosecutor.  He said, “When looking at the case load, it is clear that we...
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3rd Annual “Miracle Ride” this Saturday

August 25, 2010
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The Biker Church of the Heartland is sponsoring its 3rd annual “Miracle Ride” on Saturday, August 28th, to raise funds for two families this year.  The two families selected to benefit are both worthy of financial support.  One has a young child who had spinal surgery at Peyton Manning’s Children’s Hospital to correct a congenital spinal deformation...
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Cassel Wins Late Model Feature at Hoosier Tire Employee Night with Plymouth Speedway

August 25, 2010
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This past weekend at the Plymouth Speedway many fans arrived at the speedway for Hoosier Tire Employee night at the races. Many cars arrived in the pit area as well with five classes of cars on hand for the big five in one show. The evening began with qualifying in the mini stocks Darrin...
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Lake Max. Author to Appear at Culver Library

August 25, 2010
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Former Hoosier — now Brooklyn-based, award-winning author — and part-time Lake Maxinkuckee resident Heather Swain has been making literary waves since her 1999 publication debut, but her most recent book is a shift from her several novels, to something a bit more practical for parents and kids. She’ll be sharing ideas from “Make These...
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Wireman Announces Road Closures for Pioneer Drive Project

August 25, 2010
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Ron Wiremen, Construction Manager from DLZ, the company hired to oversee the Pioneer Drive extension project has announced important road closure information.   Immediately following the Labor Day weekend, at approximately 6 a.m. on Tuesday, September 7th the following roads will be closed to through traffic.     Lincoln Highway (Old 30) will be...
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Miller’s Residents Tour South Bend Chocolate Company

August 25, 2010
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Residents of Miller s Senior Living Community took a trip to tour South Bend Chocolate Company.  While there they saw the different areas of the factory where the chocolates are mixed, formed and sorted.  They also saw the packaging department and were able to sample a candy or two.  After touring the company they...
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