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Charbonneau: Senate Focuses First Half on Jobs, Education, Government Reforms

March 2, 2011
Charbonneau: Senate Focuses First Half on Jobs, Education, Government Reforms

03/03/11 Jobs, education and government reforms were the focus of the Indiana Senate during the first half of the 2011 legislative session, says State Sen. Ed Charbonneau (R-Valparaiso). “Senate lawmakers are tackling tough issues this session,” Charbonneau said.  “We will continue working hard in the weeks and months ahead as we focus on passing...
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School Board Updated on Current Legislation

March 2, 2011
School Board Updated on Current Legislation

03/03/11 Plymouth Schools Superintendent Daniel Tyree set the tone for a workshop held on Tuesday night by the school board on current proposed state legislation. Tyree said, “Some of the legislation that is about to be passed is pretty devastating to schools.” Each board and audience member was given a nine page outline of...
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Helen Frost this year’s Young Author Speaker

March 2, 2011
Helen Frost this year’s Young Author Speaker

03/03/11 The Marshall County Reading Council was hosting its annual Young Author’s Conference on February 24th but the mini-blizzard forced the postponement of the event.  The Marshall County Reading Council has been able to secure the guest speaker and the event has been rescheduled for for Monday, March 14th at the Lincoln Jr. High...
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Special Concert Sunday to Celebrate 175th Anniversary

March 2, 2011
Special Concert Sunday to Celebrate 175th Anniversary

03/03/11  In celebration of its 175th anniversary, the Plymouth First United Methodist Church is sponsoring a vesper concert by the Indiana University South Bend thirty-voice Chorale and nine-voice Chamber Choir. The concert will be held on Sunday, March 6, at 5:00 p.m.  The concert is free and open to the public and will be held in the church sanctuary...
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FLU SEASON IS NOT OVER

March 2, 2011
FLU SEASON IS NOT OVER

03/03/11 State health officials say this week’s influenza (flu) report shows continued widespread flu activity across the state, with six new flu-related deaths (total of 16 this flu season).  Of these new deaths, all were individuals aged 55 and older.  “Unfortunately, we do have flu-related deaths every year.  This is a sad reminder influenza...
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Earthworks Market Offers Demonstration

March 2, 2011
Earthworks Market Offers Demonstration

03/03/11  Kari Chittenden, Plymouth artist, will be making glass beads at the news Earthworks Market, 701 E Jefferson Street in Plymouth on Saturday, March 5, from 9:30am until 11am.  Kari has been producing handmade glass beads for the last ten years, and is known for her tiny bead versions of cats, ferrets, cows, and...
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Culver Academy Students Received Awards

March 2, 2011
Culver Academy Students Received Awards

03/03/11 Culver Academies recently released local student who have received either a Gold A or Silver A award for the grades.  The Gold A is attained with a two-term cumulative Grade Point Average of at least 3.7 (on a 4.0 scale), no grade lower than a B+, and are Citizenship eligible. The award is...
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“Friend Report”

March 1, 2011
“Friend Report”

03/02/11 This article should be easy to write, given the happenings of the week past.  It should be a simple task to describe and berate the House Democrats for their departure to Urbana, Illinois. Criticism of disrupting the legislative process, the calendar, the schedule, and blaming them for failing to pass a budget that...
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“Plymouth’s Progress” Focus of Mayor’s State of the City Address

March 1, 2011
“Plymouth’s Progress” Focus of Mayor’s State of the City Address

03/02/11 Monday evening Mayor Mark Senter presented the “State of the City” address to members of the Common Council and members of the public.  The theme of this year’s speech was “Plymouth’s Progress.” Senter began by thanking everyone for the opportunity to present the address on the status of “this wonderful city in which...
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Ancilla to Host Men’s, Women’s District Tournaments

March 1, 2011
Ancilla to Host Men’s, Women’s District Tournaments

03/02/11 For the first time in its history, Ancilla College will host the both the NJCAA District 8 Men’s Basketball Tournament and the NJCAA District G Women’s Basketball Tournament this weekend at the LifePlex in Plymouth. Ancilla College has proven its ability as a host, successfully organizing the women’s tournament each of the past...
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