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Archive for December, 2012

You are always on ‘thin ice’

December 30, 2012
You are always on ‘thin ice’

  12/31/12 Indiana Conservation Officers across the state are advising citizens of the potential hazards of being on frozen lakes, ponds, rivers, and streams this winter. Every winter, thousands of Hoosiers enjoy fishing, skating, hiking, or just sliding around on frozen ponds and lakes. And every year, people drown after falling through ice. Like...
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HOOSIERS SHOULD USE CAUTION WHEN USING HEATING EQUIPMENT

December 28, 2012
HOOSIERS SHOULD USE CAUTION WHEN USING HEATING EQUIPMENT

  12/31/12 Cold weather is here, and many Hoosiers turn to alternative heating methods to keep warm. The Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office wants to remind Hoosiers are to take extra care when using alternative heating methods to stay warm in their homes. Alternative heating methods include fireplaces, gas or electric space heaters, wood...
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Girres Arrested on Felony Warrant for Possession

December 28, 2012
Girres Arrested on Felony Warrant for Possession

  12/31/12 Thirty-eight year old Matthew Girres of Plymouth was arrested Thursday, December 27th at the Marshall County Probation Office. Plymouth Police were notified by the Probation Department of a client in their office who had a felon warrant for possession of a controlled substance.  Matt Girres was taken into custody and lodged in...
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Neighborhood Center Thanks Community for Successful Holiday Season

December 28, 2012
Neighborhood Center Thanks Community for Successful Holiday Season

12/31/12 Sara Hill, Executive Director of the Neighborhood Center sends a thank-you to the community.  The following is her letter: As we turn the corner toward a New Year, The Marshall County Neighborhood Center is honored to express our appreciation of this community and your commitment to holiday giving.   With the support of...
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MARSHALL COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ACCEPTING 2013 GRANT APPLICATIONS

December 28, 2012
MARSHALL COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ACCEPTING 2013 GRANT APPLICATIONS

  12/31/12 The Marshall County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the first General Endowment and Ralph C. Vonnegut, Jr. Fund grant cycle of 2013.  The General Endowment is the grant making fund of the Marshall County Community Foundation (MCCF) and is the most flexible and responsive of the Foundation’s 285 funds.  Grants...
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Make Donating Blood Part of Your New Year’s Resolution

December 28, 2012
Make Donating Blood Part of Your New Year’s Resolution

  12/31/12 Many New Year’s resolutions focus on breaking bad habits.  The American Red Cross is encouraging you to take up a positive habit instead. By resolving to donate blood or platelets in the coming year, you can help save the lives of the one out of 10 hospital patients who require blood for...
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Include Indiana’s state parks in your resolutions

December 28, 2012
Include Indiana’s state parks in your resolutions

  12/31/12 As Hoosiers craft their New Year’s resolutions, they should take a cue from two Indiana University graduate students and a pair of Sheridan High School teachers. Laura Harman and her boyfriend Nathan Haffner, both originally from Fort Wayne, resolved this time last year to visit all 24 state parks in Indiana in...
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Triton students Carol in Bourbon

December 28, 2012
Triton students Carol in Bourbon

  12/31/12 Second grade classes from Triton Elementary School spread Christmas cheer in their community by Christmas caroling in Bourbon on Wednesday, December 19th. Their teachers are: Dawn Gould, Denise Voreis, Phyllis Watkins, and Cara Wise.
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City Council Names New Plan Director

December 27, 2012
City Council Names New Plan Director

  12/28/12The City of Plymouth has a new Plan Director. The Plymouth Common Council voted to appoint current Marshall County Plan Director Ralph Booker to a similar position with the city of Plymouth. The appointment is the result of negotiations between city and county officials to make the position workable within Booker’s current responsibilities...
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November Indiana Unemployment Rates

December 27, 2012
November Indiana Unemployment Rates

12/28/12 Indiana’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady in November at 8.0 percent. Unemployment in the Hoosier State remains lower than all surrounding states, with the exception of Ohio, and slightly above the national rate.While Indiana has experienced one of the strongest periods of job growth in more than a decade over the past...
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