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Union North School Board Approves Stipends

May 27, 2011
Union North School Board Approves Stipends

05/31/11  Dr. Terry Barker, Superintendent of the Union North United Schools presented the school board with stipend recommendations for 2011 to be paid retroactivity. Barker said those certified staff with direct contact with students would receive $225 if they hold bachelors’ degree and $275 if the hold a master’s degree. Administrators would be among...
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COMMUNITY FOUNDATION RAISES PAYOUT RATE

May 27, 2011
COMMUNITY FOUNDATION RAISES PAYOUT RATE

05/31/11  The Marshall County Community Foundation Board of Directors adopted an increase in fund payout rates effective June 30, 2011.  Citing improved returns in fund investments, board members voted at their May meeting to change the spending policy to a minimum of 4% calculated payout for all permanent funds. The policy change will translate...
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Argos High School Announces Valedictorian and Saluatorian

May 27, 2011
Argos High School Announces Valedictorian and Saluatorian

05/31/11  Kala Marie Williams, daughter of Kevin and Barbara Williams, has earned the distinction of being named the Valedictorian of Argos Jr.-Sr. High’s Class of 2011.  Kala has earned a 3.919 on a 4.0 scale. Kala has been active in numerous school organizations and activities during her four years at Argos Jr.-Sr. High School. ...
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LaVille School Board Considers Full-Time Kindergarten

May 27, 2011
LaVille School Board Considers Full-Time Kindergarten

05/31/11 When state funding for school corporations was cut drastically last year, Union-North United School Corporation Superintendent, Dr. Terry Barker, had to make some hard decisions to uphold his pledge to get the corporation’s budget back into the “black”. One of the most controversial decisions was to reduce the kindergarten program to half-days rather...
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Weather Doesn’t Dampen Senior Picnic

May 27, 2011
Weather Doesn’t Dampen Senior Picnic

05/31/11  Mother Nature dampened the plans for the senior picnic that was to be held on Wednesday at the Centennial Park.  The picnic was canceled because of the rain that passed through during the day.  However, she was not able to keep Chicago entertainer Ed Parzygnat away from Plymouth.  Parzygnat arrived at Miller’s Senior...
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Pride of Plymouth Leaves for Washington D.C.

May 27, 2011
Pride of Plymouth Leaves for Washington D.C.

05/27/11  The Pride of Plymouth Marching Band and P.H.S. Choir will be leaving at 4:00 today (Friday) from Plymouth High School bound for Washington D.C.   This is the first invitation for the PHS Music Department to perform in Washington DC during the Memorial Day weekend festivities and considered an honor as they represent Indiana.  ...
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Marshall County Health Officials Advise Residents to Protect Themselves Against Mosquitoes

May 26, 2011
Marshall County Health Officials Advise Residents to Protect Themselves Against Mosquitoes

05/27/11 The wet spring has produced a LARGE number of nuisance mosquitoes.   Marshall County Health Officer Dr. Byron Holm urges county residents to take the following protective steps when they are outdoors to help protect themselves from mosquito bites: *Avoid being outdoors during prime mosquito biting times, dark to dawn, when possible. *Apply insect...
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Memorial Day Services

May 26, 2011
Memorial Day Services

05/27/11 Citizens of Marshall County are invited to attend the Memorial Day Services at the Court House, Yellow River Bridge and Oak Hill Cemetery on Monday, May 30th.  The American Legion Post 27, local VFW Home and Marshall County Chapter 42 of the DAV will be conducting Memorial Day ceremonies a several locations in...
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Motorists Warned to Buckle Up or Pay Up This Holiday Weekend

May 26, 2011
Motorists Warned to Buckle Up or Pay Up This Holiday Weekend

05/27/11 Hoosiers can expect to see more law enforcement officers out on roadways this Memorial Day weekend as Indiana’s Click It or Ticket mobilization continues. More than 260 Indiana law enforcement agencies are participating in this national enforcement effort, which specifically targets unbelted motorists.  There were more than 15,000 crashes in Indiana during the...
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Union North School Corp. Appeal Against DLGF Dismissed

May 26, 2011
Union North School Corp. Appeal Against DLGF Dismissed

05/27/11  An appeal filed earlier this year by the United-North  School Corporation against the Department of Local Government Finance (DLGF) has been dismissed after attorney’s representing both parties were able to come to a mutual agreement. Earlier this year, Union-North’s attorney from Barnes and Thornburg petitioned the tax court claiming the adjustments to the...
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