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Archive for September, 2010

Blueberry Festival Opens in Grand Style

September 4, 2010
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 members; Bill Walters Vice President, Sherrie Martin Secretary, Don Morrison Treasurer, Laura Arriaga, Dave Caldwell, Mike Chaney,...
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Traffic Shift Planned at U.S. 31 Railroad Crossing Near Argos

September 4, 2010
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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 crossing at that location.  Beginning Tuesday, southbound traffic will be shifted to the northbound side of the...
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Renz Get Hole-In-One at Tournament

September 4, 2010
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 County high school golfer each year.  Renz recorded the second ace of his career with...
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HUMAN CASES OF WEST NILE VIRUS REPORTED IN INDIANA

September 4, 2010
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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 Allen and Marion counties.  In addition, mosquito groups in 31 counties have tested positive for the virus....
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Nixon Named Director of Development and Alumni Affairs by Plymouth School Board

September 3, 2010
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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 first year by a private donation from a local businessman with the anticipation that the position will be sustained...
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Wendy’s Places Sign to Stop Begging

September 3, 2010
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 ordinance in place that can stop this situation one local business has taken a stand against...
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School Corporation Limits Fliers in Backpacks

September 3, 2010
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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 twice a week, and maybe more, the various schools in the system get fliers from...
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Limited Supply of Blueberry Collectible Baskets Available

September 3, 2010
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 collectable Blueberry Baskets have been flying off the shelves at the office and only a very limited...
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REPRESENTATIVE DEMBOWSKI CRITICIZES NIPSCO RATE HIKE

September 3, 2010
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 (NIPSCO).   NIPSCO provides residential, commercial and industrial electric service to all or parts of twenty northern Indiana counties, including LaPorte, Starke, and Marshall...
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September Show to Feature Watercolor Artist

September 3, 2010
September Show to Feature Watercolor Artist

09/03/10 The Heartland Artists Gallery is pleased to present Watercolor Artist, Dan Slattery and Sculptor, Valerie Jean Schafer, September 1 – 25.  Dan practiced law for 18 years before pursuing his passion for watercolor professionally.  Slattery uses control and detail to capture dramatic effects of light and color.  His artwork has included portraits, landscapes...
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