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Holiday Visitors Enjoy Trains at Museum

December 31, 2010
Holiday Visitors Enjoy Trains at Museum

01/03/11 A special running of the 8 by 40 model train set housed at the Marshall County Museum on Wednesday attracted over 200 visitors, according to Museum Director Linda Rippy. Within the first 15 minutes that the display was opened, there had already been 50 visitors. Rippy said the display can only be opened...
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Commissioners to Hire New Veteran’s Service Officer

December 31, 2010
Commissioners to Hire New Veteran’s Service Officer

01/03/11 The Marshall County Commissioners held a quick meeting Friday, December 31st to complete their final business for 2010.   Appointments were mad to the county’s Sick Bank Committee.  County Survey Larry Fisher has agreed to serve for another year and new Sheriff Tom Chamberlin will replace former Sheriff Jon VanVactor.  Cindy Andrews has been...
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2011 Indiana Law Prohibits E-Waste in Trash

December 30, 2010
2011 Indiana Law Prohibits E-Waste in Trash

12/31/10 Starting January 1, 2011 it will be illegal in Indiana to discard televisions, computers and certain other electronics in your regular trash. The new law takes effect Saturday and bans computers, computer monitors, TVs, printers and computer peripheral including keyboards and mice, DVD players, videocassette recorders or fax machines from being incinerated or...
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12 Properties Listed for January Sheriff’s Sale

December 30, 2010
12 Properties Listed for January Sheriff’s Sale

12/31/10 SRI is the company currently hired by Marshall County to assists the sheriff’s office with properties up for tax sale.  SRI’s duties include everything from preparing the notice of sale, setting the sale date, answering all phone inquiries, handling the auctions and preparing all after sale paperwork such as the clerk returns and...
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Plymouth High School Supports Student Learning In and Out Of The Classroom

December 30, 2010
Plymouth High School Supports Student Learning In and Out Of The Classroom

12/31/10 Earlier this month Plymouth High School’s teachers were rewarded for their work in and out of the classroom. The National Honor Society named both Michael Delp and Bryan Ames as two of the six semi-finalists for Teacher of Excellence.  Michael Delp teaches math and Bryan Ames teaches instrumental music. The final award is...
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Argos School Board Passes Resolution on Equitable Funding for Legislature

December 30, 2010
Argos School Board Passes Resolution on Equitable Funding for Legislature

12/31/10 During their last meeting of the year, the Argos School Board approved a resolution to be presented to the Indiana State Legislature.   Dr. Jennifer Lucht, Argos School Superintend, told the Board the Resolution was authored by Richard Reese and Michael Daube from the John Glenn School Corporation.  They are asking school boards to...
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La Free Physical Therapy Celebrates 9 Years

December 30, 2010
La Free Physical Therapy Celebrates 9 Years

12/31/10  LaFree Physical Therapy celebrated nine years of service to the community on     December 27. When John LaFree entered the classroom in 1992, his dream of providing physical therapy to those in need began. The practice that offers outpatient services started in a 12 foot by 52 foot modular unit. Mary Ann Colvin of...
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Lt. Governor Skillman Awards Fulton Co. Community Focus Funds

December 30, 2010
Lt. Governor Skillman Awards Fulton Co. Community Focus Funds

12/31/10 Lt. Governor Becky Skillman announced Thursday that 26 rural communities will receive Community Focus Fund (CFF) grants totaling $13,895,255.  The grants are funded by the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, which is administered by the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs.  This is the 12th round of CFF grants the...
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Boys’ & Girls’ Club Present Youth Service Award

December 30, 2010
Boys’ & Girls’ Club Present Youth Service Award

12/31/10 The Michiana Youth Sports League presented Roy Benge, PHS Athletic Director, an award and a very special Thank You for supporting their mission of serving youth.  The award was presented to Benge for providing the Boys’ and Girl’s Club the opportunity to utilize the Plymouth High School Track and Field Facility to host their annual event....
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HOOSIERS ENCOURAGED TO CHECK HOMES FOR EARTHQUAKE DAMAGE

December 30, 2010
HOOSIERS ENCOURAGED TO CHECK HOMES FOR EARTHQUAKE DAMAGE

12/31/10 Public safety officials are encouraging Hoosiers to check for signs of damage to their homes, especially to chimneys and gas lines, from Thursday morning’s earthquake.  A magnitude 3.8 earthquake occurred at 7:55 a.m. EST and was centered 5 miles southeast of Greentown in Howard County.  The Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) advises Hoosiers...
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