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Archive for October, 2010

Burn Ban Continues

October 21, 2010
Burn Ban Continues

10/22/10 The burn ban in Marshall County continues to be in force.  The County Commissioners first enacted an emergency order on October 6th for one week.  On October 13th they extended the burn ban until conditions improve.  On Monday, October 21st the re-established the emergency burn ban and added a penalty clause because it...
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Menominee Elementary One of Seven Top Title 1 Schools

October 21, 2010
Menominee Elementary One of Seven Top Title 1 Schools

10/22/10 Menominee Elementary has been awarded a high performing grant for $25,000 after being named one of the top seven Title I schools in the state of Indiana. This is the second year in a row that Menominee has been in the top group. The Indiana Department of Education Title I office identifies the...
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Pumpkins Smashed at Conservation Club House

October 21, 2010
Pumpkins Smashed at Conservation Club House

10/22/10 Thursday morning before the sun came up employees of the Plymouth Park Department converged on the Conservation Club House to set the stage for last night’s Spooktacular sponsored by the Park Department and the Boys and Girls Club. What they found was scary. During the overnight hours of Wednesday to early Thursday someone...
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PUBLIC INVITED TO COMMUNITY CONVERSATION

October 21, 2010
PUBLIC INVITED TO COMMUNITY CONVERSATION

10/22/10 Marshall County residents are invited to a public conversation about a critical issue—building community and economic development strategies—on November 17 at Swan Lake Resort.  The one-day event is part of the Community Conversations series, convened with support from the Indiana Humanities Council and the Bowen Center for Public Affairs at Ball State University....
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Ancilla Representatives Visit Sojourner Truth House

October 21, 2010
Ancilla Representatives Visit Sojourner Truth House

10/22/10 In response to their mission’s call to serve, Ancilla College faculty, staff and students visited the Sojourner Truth House in Gary on Tuesday, delivering donated items and volunteering their services for the day.  Twenty-two representatives of Ancilla College helped clean the insides of the Sojourner Truth House and perform yard work and cleanup...
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LifePlex Ladies Run Chicago Marathon

October 21, 2010
LifePlex Ladies Run Chicago Marathon

10/22/10 Fitness Forum Sports & Wellness at the LifePlex had several members compete in the Bank Of America Chicago Marathon on October 10th.  Nine female members of the Fitness Forum participated in the marathon: Ester Thompson, Shelly Record, Aimee Clady, Karen Barden, Kristen Keirn, Heather King, Beth Rutherford, Stephanie Drudge, and Christen Ellis.  All nine ladies...
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Ancilla Defeats Goshen JV

October 21, 2010
Ancilla Defeats Goshen JV

GOSHEN, INDIANA – The Ancilla College volleyball team increased their non-conference record to 12-10 with a 29-27, 25-19, 17-15 victory over Goshen College’s JV. The Lady Chargers fell behind early in the first set at 14-4, but fought back to outscore Goshen 25-13 to come up with a first set victory, on their way...
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Community Send off for “Pride of Plymouth” Saturday Morning

October 21, 2010
Community Send off for “Pride of Plymouth” Saturday Morning

10/22/10 Eighty-one high school marching bands have been selected to participate at the ISMA Semi-State Marching Ban Festival to be held this Saturday, October 23rd at one of four sites.  Each band is entered in one of four classes A, B, C, and D according to school size.  The top ten bands from each...
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Book Fair at Ancilla College

October 21, 2010
Book Fair at Ancilla College

10/22/10 Ancilla College announces that it will host Books and More for Less Book Fair on Monday, November 1 from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm.  The Book Fair will be located at Ancilla College in the hallway outside the Business Office.  Take this opportunity to purchase unique books and gifts at 40-70% off of...
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Plymouth School “Fairing Extremely Well” with Academic Growth

October 21, 2010
Plymouth School “Fairing Extremely Well” with Academic Growth

10/22/10 Results received from the Indiana Department of Education show that the Plymouth Schools are fairing extremely well in making academic growth from year to year.  According to Dan Tyree, superintendent of Plymouth Schools, the state used to identify the progress made in each school system in the state by using the ISTEP (Indiana...
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