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Walorski Votes to Support National Defense, Infrastructure Legislation

July 11, 2014
Walorski Votes to Support National Defense, Infrastructure Legislation

Thursday, Representative Jackie Walorski (IN-02) voted for the annual appropriations legislation to fund the Army Corps of Engineers and the Department of Energy. The bill passed by a vote of 253-170. H.R. 4923, the Energy & Water Development Appropriations Act, also included an amendment offered by Walorski that provided funds to the Army Corps...
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Playground of Power 7/12/14

July 11, 2014


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Fireworks, Saturday Night Special to Light up Plymouth Speedway

July 11, 2014
Fireworks, Saturday Night Special to Light up Plymouth Speedway

Crews have been working hard at the track and a gigantic fireworks show is planned to welcome back racing at Plymouth Speedway for another week. Playground of Power workers have been tirelessly repairing a section of the track after damage was sustained to the catch fence on the front stretch in a heat race...
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Friday Water Main Flushing in Plymouth

July 11, 2014
Friday Water Main Flushing in Plymouth

Plymouth’s water main flushing will be starting at Chester Street this morning, (Friday) and then heading west down Oakhill Avenue. The streets that will be flushed today will be Elm, Discovery, Poplar, Maple, Freeman, Second Street, Nutmeg, Muckshaw, and the Thayer and Pearl Street area. Residents are warned that flushing could cause brown water....
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Plymouth Schools Launch PLTW Program for K-5, Thanks to Matching $270,000 Raised in Community Donations

July 11, 2014
Plymouth Schools Launch PLTW Program for K-5, Thanks to Matching $270,000 Raised in Community Donations

Plymouth Community School Corporation (PCSC), has been given the green light from Project Lead The Way, Inc. (PLTW), the nation’s top provider of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) programming, to become a PLTW “Launch School”. This means starting this 2014-2015 school year, (PLTW) (STEM) curriculum will be taught to elementary school children in...
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Junior Achievement Impacts Close to 1,700 Local Students

July 10, 2014
Junior Achievement Impacts Close to 1,700 Local Students

Junior Achievement is back in Marshall County. In March 2013, Junior Achievement serving Michiana merged with Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana, with the goal of significantly expanding JA programs to impact more students in the 5 Michiana counties, providing them with the skills they need to be successful in the future. For the past...
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Plymouth Park Board Approves Color Run for Freedom Park

July 10, 2014
Plymouth Park Board Approves Color Run for Freedom Park

With a bit of hesitation the Plymouth Park Board approved the request of Tony Gamble to use the Young Amphitheatre, Centennial Park and Greenway Trail for a color run to benefit Freedom Park, the all-inclusive playground being planned for the area near the Hoosier Old Wheels Pavilion. During the meeting on Monday Gamble explained...
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Bourbon Town Council Hears Proposal to Invoice for Fire Calls

July 10, 2014
Bourbon Town Council Hears Proposal to Invoice for Fire Calls

Former LaPaz Fire Chief, Chris Oginsky gave a presentation to the Bourbon Town Council on the idea of recouping some of their expense costs during Tuesday’s meeting. Oginsky said the LaPaz Fire Department started working with a company in 2010 and sends invoices for services rendered to the insurance companies of victims of car...
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Music in the Park features Southside Denny & the Snyders

July 10, 2014
Music in the Park features Southside Denny & the Snyders

This Friday, Encore Performing Arts Music in the Park features the return of Southside Denny & the Snyders, blues artists extraordinaire. There’ve been some changes since their last appearance two years ago. Though locals still remember them as ‘Southside’ referring to South Bend, Snyder moved his family north to Montreal, Canada in 2007. And...
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Zirkle Takes Over as Ancilla College President

July 10, 2014
Zirkle Takes Over as Ancilla College President

Retirement didn’t last very long for Dr. Kenneth Zirkle. This week he takes over as the interim president of Ancilla College. “I had to break it to my family carefully. My wife and daughters all thought I would take some time off, but the opportunity at Ancilla was one I couldn’t pass up,” Zirkle...
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