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Archive for January, 2012

Driver Pursued by South Bend Police Tries for River Escape

January 31, 2012
Driver Pursued by South Bend Police Tries for River Escape

02/01/12  A man is out of the hospital and in jail after leading police on a wild car chase. Duane Longacre, 27, of Plymouth was pulled out of the St. Joseph River Tuesday morning. South Bend police say just after midnight they tried to stop a car at 25th Street and Mishawaka Avenue. That’s...
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Dog Park Committee Moving Forward with Fundraising

January 31, 2012
Dog Park Committee Moving Forward with Fundraising

02/01/12  A local group of canine enthusiasts have banned together and formed the “BOW-WOW Friends” committee. During a meeting on Jnauary31, they discussed a number of topics on the construction of a ‘dog park” within Centennial Park. Plans are to erect the “dog park” east of the Freyman Pavilion. The group is hoping to...
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Veterans Therapeutic Art Center to Locate in Plymouth

January 31, 2012
Veterans Therapeutic Art Center to Locate in Plymouth

  02/01/12 Larry Balmer announced Tuesday the founding of the Veterans Therapeutic Art Center, Inc.   The center, a 501 ( c ) 3, not for profit corporation, will be housed in a ten thousand square foot facility at 2112 Jim Neu Drive, in Plymouth, with plans for an opening date of mid to late...
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No Injuries in Truck Roll-Over

January 31, 2012
No Injuries in Truck Roll-Over

02/01/12 Officer Rob Hafke with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department investigated a single vehicle crash in the 10,000 block of Muckshaw Road Saturday afternoon about 12:30. 41 year old Rolando Martinez Lamas told Officer Hafke that he was north bound on Muckshaw Road when another vehicle passed him at a high rate of speed. ...
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Smart phone users get safety and outage information plus payment options from NIPSCO’s new mobile website

January 31, 2012
Smart phone users get safety and outage information plus payment options from NIPSCO’s new mobile website

02/01/12 NIPSCO recently launched a new mobile website that offers safety and electric outage information, payment options and more at your fingertips. “Our customers are increasingly on the go, and they need easy and convenient ways to connect with us,” said Debora Owen, NIPSCO’s executive director of customer service. “Our mobile site was designed...
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Ancilla Soccer Coach Moving On

January 31, 2012
Ancilla Soccer Coach Moving On

02/01/12 Ancilla College Athletic Director Gene Reese recently announced the resignation of Charger Soccer coach James Drzewiecki, effective February 1, due to his acceptance of the head coaching job for the newly formed Purdue University Calumet soccer program in Hammond, Indiana. Drzewiecki was hired by Ancilla to reinvent a soccer program that had faded...
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Governor’s Visit to Plymouth, Teacher Evaluations

January 31, 2012
Governor’s Visit to Plymouth, Teacher Evaluations

02/01/12  On Friday, Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels spoke directly to the topic of evaluations for Indiana teachers. The Governor made a stop in Plymouth to meet with area media and respond to questions on a variety of topics. Education related questions included a concern that some teachers perceive that new evaluation standards are meant...
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Governor Signs Landmark Human Trafficking Bill

January 31, 2012
Governor Signs Landmark Human Trafficking Bill

02/01/12  Indiana Senator Randy Head released the following statement concerning Governor Daniels signing into law Monday morning Senate Bill 4 – making it unlawful to arrange for a person to participate in any forced sexual act.  “This is a historic day for Hoosiers,” Head said. “As Governor Daniels signed the human trafficking bill into...
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Culver Academies Quizbowl Team Defeats #9 DCC, but falls just short of Tournament Championship

January 31, 2012
Culver Academies Quizbowl Team Defeats #9 DCC, but falls just short of Tournament Championship

02/01/12 The Culver Academies Quizbowl teams competed at the 23-team Culver Quizbowl Tournament on Saturday. The Varsity A team won their first nine games to advance to a best-of-three games final against also undefeated national #9 Detroit Catholic Central. After losing the first game of the final, the national #50 Eagles were able to...
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Plymouth Library hosts Candy Guessing Contest

January 31, 2012
Plymouth Library hosts Candy Guessing Contest

02/01/12 The Plymouth Public Library Children’s Room is having a CANDY GUESSING CONTEST beginning on Wednesday, February 1st through Tuesday, February 14.  Children up to and including 5th grade are welcome to enter one guess.  There will be two winners chosen.  The first winner will receive the container of candy and a coupon book...
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