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Kathy Bottorff


Argos House Fire

January 27, 2011
Argos House Fire

01/28/11  The Argos Fire Department was called out to a house fire on  Tuesday night.  A neighbor who was taking their trash out saw smoke coming from the 509 North Michigan Street home.   They were able to get the occupants, Tom Stone and his two children out of the home.  Stone’s wife, Michelle, was...
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10th Annual Principal for a Day Event

January 27, 2011
10th Annual Principal for a Day Event

01/28/11  The Plymouth Community Schools announces the 10th Annual Principal for a Day celebration. It will take place on Friday, January 28 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Ten area men and women will shadow ten principals and assistant principals in the Plymouth school corporation. The press is invited to go to the schools...
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Argos Considers Raise in Trash Rate

January 27, 2011
Argos Considers Raise in Trash Rate

01/28/11  The Argos Town Council was told by Derek Jones, Town Attorney, the progress of the Load Profile Meter Agreement.  A Load Profile Meter is a special electric meter, used by factories or public buildings that will let the user monitor the amount of electricity being used.  This is not to be confused with...
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Legislators are Looking at Plastic Bag Fee

January 27, 2011
Legislators are Looking at Plastic Bag Fee

01/28/11  Indiana could be joining other cities around the United States and the world if a proposed legislation concerning charging for plastic bags in retail stores makes its way through the Indiana legislation process. Representative Shelli VanDenBurgh of Crown Point (D-District 19) authored House Bill 1521 that was read on January 20, 2011 and...
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2011 Toastmasters International Speech Contest

January 27, 2011
2011 Toastmasters International Speech Contest

01/28/11 Wythougan Toastmasters joins more than 12,500 Toastmasters clubs from around the world participating in the 2011 Toastmasters International Speech Contest on Friday, February 4th. It is the world’s largest speech contest, with more than 30,000 presenters in 113 countries vying to become the next World Champion of Public Speaking. The contest is free...
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A Glimmer of Hope from County Building Inspector

January 26, 2011
A Glimmer of Hope from County Building Inspector

01/27/11  There was a glimmer of hope as the Marshall County Building Inspector presented his year-end report to the Commissioners last week. Dennis Elliott said, “As of last week we’ve had more contractors register this year that all of 2008, 2009 or 2010.”  Contractors are required to update their information with the County each...
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County Police Investigate Theft of Radiators and Vehicle

January 26, 2011
County Police Investigate Theft of Radiators and Vehicle

01/27/10 On Monday, January 24th the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department investigated the theft of radiators from a local salvage yard on 5C Road.  Officer Jeff Sharp spoke to the victim who said the suspect drove a full size Ford van.  They removed approximately 22 radiators from a storage building during the early morning hours...
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Commissioners Schedule Executive Sessions to Conduct Interviews

January 26, 2011
Commissioners Schedule Executive Sessions to Conduct Interviews

01/27/11 The Marshall County Commissioners have scheduled two Executive Sessions in February.  The first Executive Session is scheduled for Tuesday, February 1st at 9 a.m. in the Commissioners’ meeting room.  The purpose of the meeting is to interview applicants for the Veterans Service Officer position.  The County has received nearly 2 dozen applications and...
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Tickets on Sale for Dancing With the Stars

January 26, 2011
Tickets on Sale for Dancing With the Stars

01/27/11 Most of us have either seen or heard of ABC’s hit TV show Dancing With the Stars. The music, the dancing, the competition — it’s all so exciting. Who wouldn’t want to be in that audience? Well, if that’s you, or if you would just like to have a great night out and...
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“Friend Report”

January 26, 2011
“Friend Report”

01/27/11 State Representative Bill Friend released his “Friend Report” this week and said, “This has been a very busy month for our family. Our youngest son has been home from Brazil—South America— along with his girlfriend. Both are working on a Master’s degree at a Brazilian university. The month has been filled with get-togethers,...
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