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Right to Work Legislation Passes House

January 25, 2012
Right to Work Legislation Passes House

01/26/12 After nearly 35 hours of testimony, debate, and discussion over the past year House Bill (HB) 1001, Employee’s Right to Work passed the Indiana House of Representatives 54-44. Rep. Jerry Torr (R-Carmel) authored and House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) co-authored House Bill 1001, Employee’s Right to Work which would give workers the...
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NIPSCO Pledges $200,000 to Support Matching Energy Assistance Funds

January 25, 2012
NIPSCO Pledges $200,000 to Support Matching Energy Assistance Funds

01/26/12   NIPSCO has committed $200,000 this winter heating season to the Gift of Warmth Program, an assistance fund created by NIPSCO to help individuals and families across northern Indiana who are experiencing financial challenges with their energy bills. Local benefactors such as churches, individuals and other human service-focused organizations contribute to Gift of Warmth,...
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Argos High School’s BPA Team Advances to State Competition

January 25, 2012
Argos High School’s BPA Team Advances to State Competition

01/26/12 Shari Bloom is in her second year of teaching business and sponsoring Business Professionals of America (BPA) at Argos Jr. Sr. High School.  Bloom started BPA last year because she felt it was a club that she was very passionate about.  She said, “BPA helps kids get familiar with business by getting them...
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Rochester Woman Arrested for Theft from Wal-Mart

January 25, 2012
Rochester Woman Arrested for Theft from Wal-Mart

01/26/12  On Tuesday, January 24th at 5:34 p.m. Officer Jesse Pippenger of the Plymouth Police Department responded to Wal-Mart on North Oak Drive in reference to a female shoplifter.  After an investigation it was found that Amanda J. Wicker 31, of Rochester was taken into custody and transported to the Marshall County Jail where...
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“Sister Act” helps Plymouth High School host its first Riley Dance Marathon

January 25, 2012
“Sister Act” helps Plymouth High School host its first Riley Dance Marathon

01/26/12 Senior Ball State University student and Plymouth native, Amy Jacobs, serves on the Ball State University Dance Marathon committee to raise funds for Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health, the hospital that has cared for her sister. Through her philanthropic efforts, Amy has inspired her sister Hannah to start a Riley...
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Wythougan Toastmasters Gear Up for 2012 Season

January 25, 2012
Wythougan Toastmasters Gear Up for 2012 Season

01/26/12 Wythougan Toastmasters are looking forward to exciting opportunities for communication and leadership growth in 2012.  The executive team for the Wythougan club are Andrea Cook, President; Marianne Peters, VP of Education; Sharon Cudney, VP of Membership; Jan Houin, VP of Public Relations; Teressa Welborn, Secretary/Treasurer; Steve Weaver, Sgt. At Arms.   Offices are held...
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Chipman Elected Chair of Election Board

January 25, 2012
Chipman Elected Chair of Election Board

01/26/12 The Marshall County Election Board elected a new chair on January 24 to replace former Chair Steve Harper. Nelson Chipman was elected to the position on a vote of 2-1. Harper announced his resignation at the board’s last meeting on January 12. Harper had filed for a seat on the County Council and...
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Fun Evening at Fairfield Garden Court

January 25, 2012
Fun Evening at Fairfield Garden Court

01/26/12 Eileen Quivey, Resident Representative at Fairfield Garden Court in Plymouth decided to treat her neighbors and friends to a special evening on Friday, January 20th.   There was no special reason; she simply wanted to do something nice.  Along with a homemade meal of ham and beans, cornbread, salads and desserts, Quivey wanted to...
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Coats Statement on State of the Union Address

January 25, 2012
Coats Statement on State of the Union Address

01/26/12 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) today issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s State of the Union speech: “The President talked a lot about fairness and protecting the middle class, but it’s his failed economic policies that have unfairly put all Americans at risk. “The Obama economy has left our country in worse shape...
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Former Pilgrim star Randy Davis gets MAC honors

January 25, 2012
Former Pilgrim star Randy Davis gets MAC honors

MUNCIE, Ind. – Ball State senior guard Randy Davis (Plymouth, Ind./Plymouth) has been named the Mid-American Conference West Division Player of the Week the league office announced Monday. This is the third time in his career that Davis has been honored by the MAC and the first this season.                 Davis led the Cardinals...
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