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Archive for October, 2011

Viola Keck – 86 – of Plymouth

October 31, 2011

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Preview of School Board Meeting for Tuesday

October 30, 2011
Preview of School Board Meeting for Tuesday

10/31/11 The Plymouth School Board will meet in a regular session on November 1 at 7:00 p.m. in the Administration Board Room. Agenda topics include reports from the Maintenance Department, ENL (English a Native Language), Migrant programs, High Ability, and Title I. The board will consider testing guidelines and evaluation guidelines. As a part...
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Ancilla’s Schrader, Dillon, Team Honored for Academics

October 30, 2011
Ancilla’s Schrader, Dillon, Team Honored for Academics

  DONALDSON, INDIANA – The National Fastpitch Coaches Association recently released their 2011 Academic Scholar-Athlete Team, which included Ancilla College softball players Demi Schrader and Trisha Dillon. Schrader, a sophomore, received this honor as a freshman, becoming just the third Charger to receive the award in both years at Ancilla. Dillon, a freshman, becomes...
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Quotes Opened for Furnace at Street Department

October 30, 2011
Quotes Opened for Furnace at Street Department

10/31/11 The Board of Public Works and Safety held a special meeting Thursday evening at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall.  The meeting was called to open quotes for a HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning) Project at the Plymouth Street Department on Western Avenue. Two companies presented quotes to replace the...
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Michiana Contracting to Turn On New Traffic Signals at Wal-Mart/K-Mart

October 30, 2011
Michiana Contracting to Turn On New Traffic Signals at Wal-Mart/K-Mart

10/31/11 Mike Delp from Michiana Contracting announced late Friday the new traffic signal on Oak Drive between the entrances to Wal-Mart and K-Mart is scheduled to be turned on this Wednesday, November 2nd between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. This a complex project and will require having the traffic signals on US 30 at...
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In Marshall County, 8.9 Percent of All Income Comes From Social Security

October 30, 2011
In Marshall County, 8.9 Percent of All Income Comes From Social Security

10/31/11 If Marshall County residents didn’t receive their monthly payments from the Social Security Administration, 8.9 percent of total personal income in the county would be lost, a total of $120,099,857 in 2009. Marshall County is more dependent on Social Security payments than is the rest of the country. Nationally, 5.5 percent of total...
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United Way & Money Smart Partners Launch Fall Personal Finance Programs

October 30, 2011
United Way & Money Smart Partners Launch Fall Personal Finance Programs

10/31/11  Understanding your credit report, identifying where your money goes, maximizing your social security benefits, and rising healthcare costs are among the topics covered this fall in Money Smart Marshall County programs. The United Way of Marshall County and a team of program and funding partners are promoting a series of free classes and...
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Miller’s Staff Decorates Mini-Pumpkins

October 30, 2011
Miller’s Staff Decorates Mini-Pumpkins

10/31/11 Jenny Wagers, Assistant Chef at Miller’s Assisted Living in Plymouth was the winner of the Staff pumpkin decorating contest held last week.  Activity Director Cindy Flagg gave each staff person a mini-pumpkin to decorate any way they wished. Nine staff members participated and they came up with many creative ways to decorate.  Some...
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Public invited to explore the ties that bind education, industry and workforce development in Marshall County on Nov. 16

October 28, 2011
Public invited to explore the ties that bind education, industry and workforce development in Marshall County on Nov. 16

10/31/11 Despite the national recession and high rates of unemployment, many businesses have jobs to fill but lack qualified applicants. What roles do K-12 education, post-secondary training institutions and adult learning play in providing the skills needed for the high-demand jobs of today and tomorrow?  Marshall County residents are invited to a public conversation...
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Stone Creek Homes Launch Mentoring Program

October 28, 2011
Stone Creek Homes Launch Mentoring Program

10/31/11 Stone Creek Homes announced this week they have launched an Employee Mentoring Program. According to Stone Creek’s President /CEO, David Ferguson, the motto of the company has always been “Building Communities and Changing Lives”. The addition of the Mentoring Program also falls in line with the company’s philosophy of “hire for attitude, train...
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