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Archive for February, 2011

Probationary Status of LaVille Jr. Sr. High

February 16, 2011
Probationary Status of LaVille Jr. Sr. High

02/17/11 The Union-North United School Corporation held a public hearing last Thursday night to inform the public on the probationary status of the LaVille Jr.-Sr, High School. According to Principal Chuck Phillips, the decision at the state level was based on data from the 2008-2009 school year. Phillips said the math scores at the...
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STATE FIRE MARSHAL: EDUCATE CHILDREN ABOUT THE DANGERS OF FIRE

February 16, 2011
STATE FIRE MARSHAL: EDUCATE CHILDREN ABOUT THE DANGERS OF FIRE

02/17/11 In cooperation with the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Kids Fire Safety Rollout, the Indiana State Fire Marshal’s office is encouraging Hoosier parents to spend a few moments with their children to stress the importance of fire safety. “Children are often very curious of the world around them, and may experiment with fire...
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P. Roger Hackett – 66 – from Plymouth

February 16, 2011
P. Roger Hackett – 66 – from Plymouth

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Van Crashes into Overmyer Barn on St. Rd. 17

February 15, 2011
Van Crashes into Overmyer Barn on St. Rd. 17

02/16/11 A Plymouth woman was injured Tuesday morning when the vehicle she was driving crashed into a barn in Burr Oak. 45 year old Connie Goad told paramedics from the Plymouth Fire Department that she was in a hurry and running late for work.  Marshall County Officer Matt Brown was the investigating officer for...
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Plymouth Redevelopment Commission Opens RFP’s for Projects

February 15, 2011
Plymouth Redevelopment Commission Opens RFP’s for Projects

02/16/11 Members of the Plymouth Redevelopment Commission opened Requests for Proposals for right-of-way acquisition services for the South Gateway Improvement project during their meeting Tuesday night.  Five companies from Fort Wayne and Indianapolis presented information on their individual companies. 1.       The Worden Group, Inc. , Fort Wayne, IN 2.       Jackie A. Wright , Indianapolis,...
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Ancilla, Ounce of Prevention Team Up for Highly Successful ‘Chargers for Change’

February 15, 2011
Ancilla, Ounce of Prevention Team Up for Highly Successful ‘Chargers for Change’

02/16/11 The Ancilla College athletic department and the Ounce of Prevention Foundation collected $2,125 to support breast cancer awareness through the efforts of their highly successful “Chargers for Change” event on Saturday. Held at the LifePlex in conjunction with the men’s and women’s basketball games, all proceeds were used to benefit the Saint Joseph...
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Michiana Contracting to Donate LED Bulbs for City Traffic Signals

February 15, 2011
Michiana Contracting to Donate LED Bulbs for City Traffic Signals

02/16/11 Drivers in Plymouth will notice a change in the lights used in the traffic signals in the near future thanks to the generosity of Michiana Contracting. Governmental agencies across the nation have been changing from incandescent traffic signal bulbs to the more efficient LED bulbs.  Over the last several years Michiana Contracting has...
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Preliminary Census Numbers for Marshall County Released

February 15, 2011
Preliminary Census Numbers for Marshall County Released

02/16/11 The preliminary Marshall County 2010 Census figures are in.   Marshall County grew 4% during the last 10 years from 45,128 to 47, 051.  Indiana grew at a 6.6% rate.  Most of Indiana’s growth occurred in the center part of the state.  Hamilton and Hendricks counties were the fastest growing areas of the state....
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Triton School Board gets Update on Food Services Program

February 15, 2011
Triton School Board gets Update on Food Services Program

02/16/11 The Triton School Board heard a lunch service report during their regular meeting on February 14 from Peggy Patrick. Patrick apprised the board members on a number of items that will be altering the food services at the schools within the next few months including equipment concerns, raising meal prices for students, and...
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Heminger House at Capacity, Asking Public for Assistance

February 15, 2011
Heminger House at Capacity, Asking Public for Assistance

02/16/11 The Heminger House Shelter for Women and Children, a safe home for victims of domestic violence, is again at capacity. Since its opening in September 2008, the shelter has been at capacity only twice before.   Director Annette Wojcik said she is asking the general public for help in assisting these people.  The shelter...
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