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Archive for July, 2011

There’s a New Bike in Town

July 27, 2011
There’s a New Bike in Town

07/28/11 In 1933 Indiana’s first troopers patrolled the roads on motorcycles.  They were issued either a Harley Davidson or Indian motorcycle.  A trooper in the early 1930’s might patrol upwards of 100,000 miles per year on a motorcycle on mostly unpaved, unpredictable roads in all kinds of weather.  This continued until 1939 when the...
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2-Tons of Tractor Weights Stolen

July 27, 2011
2-Tons of Tractor Weights Stolen

07/28/11 On Monday, July 25th at approximately 5:30 p.m. Marshall County Police responded to a rental property in the 20,000 block of Nutmeg Road in Argos in reference to a theft.  Officer Robert Hafke states that sometime between Friday, July 15th and Monday July 25th unknown person(s) stole approximately 2-tons of tractor weights, and ...
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6 Year old Bourbon Boy Dies in Go-Cart Accident

July 27, 2011
6 Year old Bourbon Boy Dies in Go-Cart Accident

07/28/11 The Marshall County Coroner’s Office investigated an accident late Tuesday afternoon in Bourbon that claimed the life of six year old Kyle Pugh.  Kyle was riding a go-cart around a track in the field next to his home when he tipped over and was pinned underneath the cart and the cart caught fire....
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Music in the Park Features Danny Lerman, jazz saxophonist

July 27, 2011
Music in the Park Features Danny Lerman, jazz saxophonist

07/28/11 Danny Lerman brings an international flavor not only with his smooth saxophone but his global experiences, as well. He will be appearing Friday at the Young Amphitheater in Centennial Park as part of the Music in the Park series. The South Bend native plays alto, tenor, and soprano sax and the international flavor...
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70 Classes at People’s University this Fall

July 27, 2011
70 Classes at People’s University this Fall

07/28/11 People’s University will soon begin the 3rd Fall semester, boasting 70 classes that are held throughout the county.  There truly is something for everyone, from flyfishing to watercolors, planning for college to building websites, cooking to weight training, even time management.  Classes are open to all ages, and most are free!  Registration begins...
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That INDOT Pick-Up Truck is Really a State Police Cruiser

July 27, 2011
That INDOT Pick-Up Truck is Really a State Police Cruiser

07/28/11 White pick-up trucks are ever present in highway work zones.  Construction inspectors and foremen use them as a mobile office, supervising road work while sheltered from the dust and blistering summer sun. The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) and the Indiana State Police (ISP) today joined forces to unveil the first pick-up truck...
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Blood donors needed to meet constant blood demands

July 27, 2011
Blood donors needed to meet constant blood demands

07/28/11 Most everyone at some point in their lives will meet someone who has received blood products. “Blood is needed more than you think,” Sharyn Whitman, CEO for the Indiana-Ohio Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross. “In fact, in the next two seconds, someone in America will need blood.” Blood needs are...
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“Stump the Gardener” at Plymouth Farmers’ Market

July 27, 2011
“Stump the Gardener” at Plymouth Farmers’ Market

07/28/11 The Plymouth Farmers’ Market (PFM) is seeing more and more locally grown produce available. Bob Yoder of the Purdue Extension Office will accept challenges to ‘Stump the Gardener’, taking questions from people to see if they can stump him.  He’ll also offer good gardening answers and advice. The Market is held Saturdays from...
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PARENTS: SHARING A BED WITH YOUR BABY IS A DEADLY PRACTICE

July 27, 2011
PARENTS: SHARING A BED WITH YOUR BABY IS A DEADLY PRACTICE

07/28/11 In State Fiscal Year 2009 nearly one baby a week died needlessly in Indiana. Why? Because a parent, caregiver or sibling was sleeping on the same surface. Usually they were sharing a bed but sometimes it was a sofa or chair. Forty-six children lost their lives primarily because of a heartbreaking error in...
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ONE DAY CLOSER TO CAMP COLTS SEEING PLAYERS RETURN, CONTINUE WORK FOR CAMP OPENING

July 27, 2011
ONE DAY CLOSER TO CAMP COLTS SEEING PLAYERS RETURN, CONTINUE WORK FOR CAMP OPENING

            INDIANAPOLIS – Like every other NFL team, the Indianapolis Colts are one day into the new labor agreement.  That means the team is one day closer to reporting to training camp at Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana.             As such, it means business is going at a brisk pace at the Indiana Farm...
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