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Archive for May, 2018

A Community Listening Forum on Addiction & Recovery

May 15, 2018

Seeing a need to help address the substance misuse that has our community in its clutches, Marshall County Community Corrections is sponsoring “An Evening of Hope” featuring Tim Ryan. Nationally Acclaimed Addiction Expert and Recovery Advocate Tim Ryan will be in Plymouth on May 22, 2018 at 6:00pm in the Plymouth High School Auditorium...
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Lake Maxinkuckee History Boat Cruises Return

May 15, 2018
Lake Maxinkuckee History Boat Cruises Return

Culver Marina will once again this summer offer boat cruises of Lake Maxinkuckee and its history led by local historian Jeff Kenney. Cruises are scheduled for Sundays, June 24, July 8, July 22, and August 5, all starting at 7 p.m. Additional, “themed” cruises include a special tour focusing on the Vonnegut family — of the famed novelist Kurt...
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Plymouth bats come alive in time to take win

May 15, 2018
Plymouth bats come alive in time to take win

PLYMOUTH – It had some anxious moments but a pitchers duel between two unlikely sources finally fell the Pilgrims way in taking an 8-3 win over CMA at Bill Nixon Field. The Pilgrims sent senior shortstop Benji Nixon to the mound for the first start of his high school career and just his third...
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PHS Students Walk in Ivy Tech Commencement After Earning STGEC Certificates

May 15, 2018
PHS Students Walk in Ivy Tech Commencement After Earning STGEC Certificates

Eight Plymouth High School seniors have graduated from Ivy Tech with a STGEC (Statewide Transfer General Education Core) certificate during the 2017-2018 school year, which entitled them to participate in Ivy Tech’s commencement ceremony last Friday at the University of Notre Dame. Jennifer Felke, the Co-Director of Weidner School of Inquiry @ Plymouth High...
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IUSB, Indiana State, Ancilla College Scholarships to PHS Students

May 15, 2018
IUSB, Indiana State, Ancilla College Scholarships to PHS Students

Last Friday Plymouth High School held their annual Senior Awards Ceremony presenting more than $2 million dollars in awards and scholarships. Mrs. Teresa Berger representing Indiana University South Bend recognized an outstanding scholarship recipient from Plymouth High School who has confirmed the intent to attend IU South Bend in the fall. Aiden Miller was...
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PARK BENEFITS FROM EAGLE PROJECT

May 15, 2018
PARK BENEFITS FROM EAGLE PROJECT

Potawatomi Wildlife Park was recently the beneficiary of their 20th Eagle Project.   In April Josh Carter, a Boy Scout from Troop 251 of Marshall County finished his Eagle Project.  It involved researching, building and installing eight bat houses/boxes on the park. The project involved researching the best bat box designs. A major resource was...
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STYLIN’ ON THE LAKE: Styles and Stories of HISTORIC LAKE COTTAGES in CULVER and Beyond

May 15, 2018

Following the Civil War, wealthy American families began building cottages and great camps on the shores of lakes in upstate New York and along the Atlantic Ocean. With advances in transportation and labor policies, vacations soon became available to the middle class as well. To meet the burgeoning demand of vacationers, waterfront buildings were...
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Marshall County Sheriff’s Dept. to Host 2nd Annual local Youth Camp

May 15, 2018
Marshall County Sheriff’s Dept. to Host 2nd Annual local Youth Camp

Sheriff Matthew Hassel announced today that the 2nd Annual Marshall County Law Enforcement Youth Camp will be held Friday, June 22 through Sunday, June 24th 2018. The camp will be held at the Potawatomi Wildlife Park located at 16998 State Road 331 in Tippecanoe. This camp is a program provided by the Marshall County...
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Local Scholarships Presented at PHS Senior Awards

May 15, 2018
Local Scholarships Presented at PHS Senior Awards

During Senior Awards at Plymouth High School last week, the largest majority of scholarships were local scholarships presented by community organizations, businesses and philanthropic organizations. JoElla DePra and Connie Lemler from 1st Source Bank presented the Stanley Scholarships. PHS students receiving a scholarship included: Meghan Caine, Emily Cochern, Cortni Cook, Bailey Eveland, Kaylee Hartz,...
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Walorski Statement on U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem

May 15, 2018
Walorski Statement on U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem

U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) released the following statement on the dedication of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem: “America stands strong with Israel, our closest ally in the Middle East. Our alliance is only stronger now with our embassy where it belongs: in Israel’s undeniable and eternal capital. The dedication of the U.S. embassy...
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County Council Supportive at $25,000 to Long Term Flood Recovery Efforts

May 15, 2018
County Council Supportive at $25,000 to Long Term Flood Recovery Efforts

Marshall County Commissioner Kurt Garner is serving as the Chairman of the Long Term Flood Recovery Committee.  During Monday’s County Council meeting, Garner and Linda Yoder, Executive Director of United Way of Marshall County and Director of the Long Term Flood Recovery Committee updated council members on the recovery process. Garner said in response...
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Save the date for Rees Theatre Fundraiser

May 14, 2018
Save the date for Rees Theatre Fundraiser

The RAIL & The REES are coming together for a little R&R Thursday, June 7th from 5-10 p.m. Enjoy an evening of fun and community to support The REES Project and enjoy the premier re-opening event showcasing the new tap-room bar at the Brass Rail. Owners Dave and Michelle Langdon are supporting the efforts to re-open...
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3 Companies Interested in Footbridge Restoration Project

May 14, 2018
3 Companies Interested in Footbridge Restoration Project

The Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety opened three letters of interest for the historic footbridge restoration project.  City Attorney Sean Surrisi said United Consulting of Indiana declined to submit for the project but Ciobra Group of Michigan City, SEH of Munster and VS Engineering of Indianapolis did submit letters of interest.  Their...
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PHS Honors Top Five Percent, National Merit Finalist and QuestBridge Scholarship Winner

May 14, 2018
PHS Honors Top Five Percent, National Merit Finalist and QuestBridge Scholarship Winner

The Top Five Percent of graduating seniors at Plymouth High School were recognized by Principal Jim Condon on Friday morning at the Senior Awards Ceremony. Mr. Condon said, “Each year we pass out what I would say is one of our most honored awards, the academic framed P. The top five percent academically for...
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Filson shuts the door as Pilgrims stay in NLC hunt

May 14, 2018
Filson shuts the door as Pilgrims stay in NLC hunt

PLYMOUTH – While the rains came early in the day it was a beautiful night for baseball at Bill Nixon Field, made more beautiful by a 3-0 win by the Pilgrims. In a game originally scheduled for NorthWood, the Panthers were anxious to get the contest in despite wet conditions at their home field....
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Alix Stegall Arrested for Marijuana after Suspicious Vehicle Complaint

May 14, 2018
Alix Stegall Arrested for Marijuana after Suspicious Vehicle Complaint

A suspicious vehicle report on Friday, May 11th resulted in the arrest of a Plymouth teen.  About 2:45 in the afternoon Plymouth Police Officer Wally Derifield checked on a vehicle at Randolph Street and Becknell Drive in Centennial. Alix Stegall, 19 of Plymouth was incarcerated  at the Marshall County Jail for Possession of Marijuana....
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Neff Arrested Following a Suspicious Person Call to Red Rock Inn

May 14, 2018
Neff Arrested Following a Suspicious Person Call to Red Rock Inn

Plymouth Police Officer Ray West was dispatched to the Red Rock Inn in reference to a suspicious person Thursday morning about 9:45. He made contact with a male matching the description given who identified himself as Joshua Neff, 40 from the 200 block of North Walnut Street in Plymouth.  A routine warrant check revealed...
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PHS Honors 2 Foreign Exchange Students at Senior Awards

May 14, 2018
PHS Honors 2 Foreign Exchange Students at Senior Awards

This school year, the AFS Program brought two foreign exchange students to Plymouth High School, on from Brazil and the other one from Italy.  Last Friday those students were honored during the Senior Awards Ceremony. The two students, Maria Marinho De Andrade Goncalves and Stefania Guarracino were only in the US for 10 months. ...
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HEALTH OFFICIALS URGE HOOSIERS TO KNOW THE SIGNS OF ASTHMA

May 14, 2018
HEALTH OFFICIALS URGE HOOSIERS TO KNOW THE SIGNS OF ASTHMA

For many people, a troubling cough is a common, uneventful occurrence. But for those who suffer from asthma, it can be life-threatening.     May is Asthma Awareness Month, and the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is urging people to learn about asthma and the problems it can cause. This chronic disease of the...
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PHS Honors 4 Seniors for Perfect Attendance

May 14, 2018
PHS Honors 4 Seniors for Perfect Attendance

Mr. Ken Olson, Dean of Students at Plymouth High School presented four students with Perfect Attendance Awards.  Olsen said, “These four seniors are being recognized for the momentous accomplishment of attending school and every class everyday this year with the exception of field trips and college visits.  They did not miss school or have...
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