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PHS’s Howe All-Star Wrestling Winner

March 16, 2011
PHS’s Howe All-Star Wrestling Winner

03/17/11 Plymouth High School senior Damon Howe participated in the All-Star Wrestling Tournament at Wabash College last Sunday and came home a winner.   The invitational tourney pits the best of the best from Indiana against the winners of the single A and double A division in Illinois.  Damon Howe won 4 to 3 over...
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School Board Approves Applying for Bond

March 16, 2011
School Board Approves Applying for Bond

03/17/11 Tuesday night the Plymouth School Board was faced with increasing premium costs by the schools insurance carrier, Gibson Insurance, for workmans compensation claims.  The board agreed to pursue making changes in the way that medical care is delivered to claimants. Tyree said representatives from Gibson toured the school facilities during the summer. He...
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PHS Swim Team Banquet Awards

March 16, 2011
PHS Swim Team Banquet Awards

03/17/11 During the Plymouth High School Swim Team Banquet last week at PHS awards were presented to several swimmers. The PHS Girl’s Seim Team award winners were: (from l to r) Rookie of the Year: Lexi Fetters; Most Improved: Megan Senter; Spirit Award: Captain Hannah Eads;  Co-MVP: Captain Kenzie Miller;  Guts Award: Kaley Brower; ...
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American Red Cross Blood Drive

March 16, 2011
American Red Cross Blood Drive

03/17/11 If the last decade is any indication, people worldwide rely on humanitarian aid during times of great need. And that’s where the American Red Cross comes in. For 130 years, the American Red Cross has helped individuals and families prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. And each spring, the U.S. President acknowledges...
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Changes to School Year and School Lunch Program

March 16, 2011
Changes to School Year and School Lunch Program

03/17/11 School closings due to weather have meant the altering of the Plymouth Schools calendar several times this year. At the school board meeting on March 15, Superintendent Dan Tyree announced yet another change. Tyree said the last school day for students is now set for June 6 and teachers will be on the...
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Ancilla’s Lampen Lecture Series Explores the Universe and God

March 16, 2011
Ancilla’s Lampen Lecture Series Explores the Universe and God

03/17/11 George Schaefer, Assistant Professor at Calumet College of Saint Joseph and Adjunct Instructor of Astronomy at Ancilla College, was on hand as presenter for Ancilla College’s second Lampen Lecture of the semester, “What It’s Like Out There”. In the presentation, Schaefer focused on the wonder and awe of the universe, highlighting unique aspects...
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Purdue Extension Offers Farmer’s Update Meeting

March 15, 2011
Purdue Extension Offers Farmer’s Update Meeting

03/16/11 Marshall County Farm Bureau and Purdue Extension are sponsoring an afternoon and evening program on Thursday, March 17, on pertinent information for area farmers.  The program will start at 3:00 pm with a light meal at 6:00 pm and evening program to follow.  The meeting will be held in the Marshall County Extension...
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Private Airstrip Owner Asks Aviation Board for Letter of Support

March 15, 2011
Private Airstrip Owner Asks Aviation Board for Letter of Support

03/16/11 During Tuesday night’s special meeting of the Plymouth Board of Aviation Commissioners Ryan Rust read a letter from his father, Wendell Rust concerning their private airstrip on the east side of Bourbon near the county line with Kosciusko County. The letter details the actions of Nordex, one of the world’s leading suppliers of...
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Rough Draft of Park’s 5-Year Master Plan Available for Review

March 15, 2011
Rough Draft of Park’s 5-Year Master Plan Available for Review

03/16/11 Last week members of the Plymouth Park Board approved the rough draft of the Park Department’s 5-Year Master Plan. The comprehensive plan is 39 pages in length and defines the planning area, goals of the plan, and natural features and landscape. It also points out the man-made features, historical aspects of the parks...
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Plymouth Police Arrest Driver after Crash

March 15, 2011
Plymouth Police Arrest Driver after Crash

03/16/11 On Monday, March 14th at approximately 3:20 p.m. Officer Jason Dobbins with the Plymouth Police Department investigated a one vehicle accident in the 1300 block of Harrison Street. Henry M. Ruiz, 26 of Plymouth was traveling east bound in a Pontiac Bonneville when the front right corner of the vehicle slammed into a...
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