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Archive for February, 2011

Encore Performing Arts presents second ‘Dinner and Music’

February 25, 2011
Encore Performing Arts presents second ‘Dinner and Music’

02/28/11 A close to capacity crowd celebrated Valentine’s Day enjoying a flute and piano duo at the Plymouth Country Club.  Ralph Booker and his wife Norma were among those enjoying the delicious food and enchanting music. He commented, “An outstanding evening of excellent, refined entertainment preceded by a fine menu.  It was an example...
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New Executive Director for Starke United

February 25, 2011
New Executive Director for Starke United

02/28/11 Starke United welcomes one of its own into the position of executive director. Julie Dessauer, who has been a part of the Starke United Executive Board since 2007, will begin as director for the organization on March 7. Mike Charbonneau, vice chair of leadership for Starke United, said he thinks Dessauer will be...
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Ancilla Handles Muskegon, Keeps Playoff Hopes Alive

February 25, 2011
Ancilla Handles Muskegon, Keeps Playoff Hopes Alive

PLYMOUTH – The Ancilla College men’s basketball opened up an early lead and never looked back, defeating Muskegon Community College 85-72 on Wednesday at the LifePlex. Antonio Cannon led Ancilla (6-17, 5-10 MCCAA Western) with 26 points to move Ancilla just a half game out of the seventh and final playoff spot with one...
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Lady Chargers Lose Nail Biter to #20 Muskegon

February 25, 2011
Lady Chargers Lose Nail Biter to #20 Muskegon

PLYMOUTH – A furious rally by the Ancilla College women’s basketball team fell just short as NJCAA #20 Muskegon Community College escaped with a 66-65 victory on Wednesday at the LifePlex. Meghan Brown scored 21 points for Ancilla (7-16, 5-10 MCCAA Western), who still clinched a playoff spot despite the loss. Shalana Murray added...
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Austin Conley – 80 – from Plymouth

February 25, 2011
Austin Conley – 80 – from Plymouth

Click Van Gilder Funeral Home at right for complete details.
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ITAMCO Seeking Tax Abatement for Equipment in Argos

February 24, 2011
ITAMCO Seeking Tax Abatement for Equipment in Argos

02/25/11 Argos Town Clerk, Patty Jones, informed the Council that ITAMCO is requesting a tax abatement for the new equipment to be placed in their factory.  She also told the Council ITAMCO has invited them for a tour of their factory on 17th Road.  The public hearing for the tax abatement will be on...
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Former North Township Trustee Honored

February 24, 2011
Former North Township Trustee Honored

02/25/11  Surrounded by family, friends, and colleagues Saturday in the small community room of the LaPaz-North Township Volunteer Fire Department building Elma Konya received a hero’s applause when she rose to her feet and reflected on the guiding principle she has used to serve the North Township community over the last 40 years as...
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County Police Officer Laffoon Investigates Crashes

February 24, 2011
County Police Officer Laffoon Investigates Crashes

02/25/11 County Police Officer Nick Laffoon investigated two accidents during Monday’s severe weather.  At 8:23 a.m. he was dispatched to State Road 17 wet of Pretty Lake Trail for a single vehicle accident.  42 year old Thomas Huff of Plymouth was east bound on S.R. 17 in a 2007 GMC Sierra approaching Pretty Lake...
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PHS Announces Changes in Finals Schedule due to Weather

February 24, 2011
PHS Announces Changes in Finals Schedule due to Weather

02/25/11 The Plymouth High School has release information for parents and students concerning finals for the second trimester due to the closing of school on Thursday. The plan for final examinations as a result of the cancellation Thursday and taking into account that more bad weather may be on the way follows: Assuming we...
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Community Foundation and United Way solicit nominations for Leader of the Year Award

February 24, 2011
Community Foundation and United Way solicit nominations for Leader of the Year Award

02/25/11  Leadership Marshall County (LMC), a program of the Marshall County Community Foundation and the United Way of Marshall County, requests nominations for the Leader of the Year Award which recognizes an individual who exemplifies outstanding leadership in Marshall County.  The award recipient will receive an engraved plaque and an award check in the...
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