September 19th, 2014
MARSHALL COUNTY â€” The 2006 jail bond refinancing hit a snag when the Preliminary Official Statement (POS) failed to be distributed on time.
That snag held up the agenda during the Marshall County Holding Companyâ€™s Board of Directors meeting on Monday morning. The board had anticipated ratifying the sale of the bonds but was unable to do so because the POS hadnâ€™t been distributed.
According to County Attorney James Clevenger the POS is expected to be distributed yet this week.
PLYMOUTH â€” The new Christmas Tree in River Park Square did not fare well after last winter and had to be removed.
The Urban Forest and Flower Committee met for their regular meeting on Wednesday to decide the fate of the Christmas Tree. Committee members discussed the tree that died and what they could do to prevent the same thing from happening again.
Ruth Mae Gordon
April 20, 1916 - Sept. 15, 2014
PLYMOUTH â€” Ruth Mae Gordon, 98, of Plymouth; and formerly of the Argos community, entered her eternal life on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 at 5:58 p.m. surrounded by her family, at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center â€“ Plymouth following a short illness.
She was born April 20, 1916 in Rutland to Frank Orange and Hallie (Lowry) Cowen. She had lived most of her adult life in the Argos community.
On Feb. 16, 1936 in Culver she married Walter Lyman Gordon; he preceded in death April 13, 1998.
Howard E. Calmus
April 11, 1927 - Sept. 16, 2014
LAKEVILLE â€” Howard E. Calmus, 87, of Lakeville passed away at 6:56 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 at Memorial Hospital, South Bend, surrounded by his daughters. He was born on April 11, 1927 in Brookfield, Ill. to the late Clarence J. and Viola (Kust) Calmus. Howard was united in marriage to the former Beverly Jean Singleton on June 6, 1948 in South Bend.
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The Marshall County Safety Commission will meet on September 23. Below is their proposed agenda for the meeting.
Marshall County Safety Commission
September 23, 2014 (date change)
Plymouth Community School Corporation Board Room
1.0 OPENING AND PURPOSE
3.0 SUPERINTENDENTâ€™S CONTRIBUTIONS
4.0 HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT CONTRIBUTIONS
5.0 EMERGENCY PLANNING CONTRIBUTIONS
6.0 MARSHALL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT CONTRIBUTIONS
7.0 COUNTY SHERIFF CONTRIBUTIONS
8.0 MARSHALL COUNTY SCHOOL SAFETY COMMITTEE
10.0 NEXT MEETING
WALKERTON -- Walkerton Elementary School is giving its students not only an opportunity to compete with each other, but to do good in their community to help others, specifically children with childhood cancer.
Principal Tim Davis and his staff organized a planned four-week cancer awareness donation drive during the month of September, which is Childhood Cancer Awareness month. All proceeds will go to the childrenâ€™s oncology department at Memorial Hospital in South Bend.
CULVER â€” Hosted by the Culver Chamber of Commerce, the Culver Wine Fair features six Indiana wineries offering their wares at the Culver Cove Resort on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 1 to 5 p.m.
Tickets to the event are $15 per person prior to the event, and $20 the day of the event. Wineries in attendance will be People's Winery, Hopwood Winery, Easley Winery, Harmony Winery, Whyte Horse Winery, and Trader's Pointe Winery.
INDIANAPOLIS â€“ Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson announced a new mobile voter registration app in conjunction with National Voter Registration Day. The app allows Hoosiers to register to vote, along with many other services, via their smart phone.
Hoosiers are encouraged to register to vote using the new app for National Voter Registration Day on Sept. 23, a massive 50-state effort to encourage civic participation.
WASHINGTON D.C. â€“ Rep. Jackie Walorski released the following statement after voting in favor an amendment to H.J. Res. 124, the Continuing Appropriations Resolution for 2015 that gives Congressional authorization to assist and train carefully vetted members of the Syrian opposition.
The amendment passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 273-156.