August 14th, 2014
Sherri L. Snodgrass
Nov. 5, 1953 - Aug. 6, 2014
SOUTH BEND â€” Sherri L. Snodgrass, 60, of South Bend, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014 at Valley Regional Medical Center, Brownsville, Texas.
Aug. 12, 2014
ROCHESTER â€” Tomel Gentry, 54, formerly of Rochester died at 12:15 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 12, at St. Elizabeth East, Lafayette.
Good Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Town Council of Lapaz will have a special meeting August 18, 2014. Below is posted their proposed agenda.
TOWN OF LAPAZ
August 18, 2014
108 RANDOLPH STREET
Discussion of Fire Contract
The Marshall County Commissioners meeting will be held on August 18. Below is posted their proposed agenda.
Marshall County Commissioners
Proposed Agenda â€“ August 18, 2014
9:30 am Michael Marshall â€“ IT Director
9:40 am Ward Byers â€“ Court Services
BI Corporation contract
9:45 am 2006 Jail bonds refunding resolution
10:00 am Laura Mann â€“ Heminger House
10:10 am Ralph Booker â€“ Plan Director
Approval to attend IN APA conference, Lexington KY
10:15 am County Attorney Report â€“ Jim Clevenger
10:30 am Highway Report - Laurie Baker & Jason Peters
PLYMOUTH â€” Saint Michaelâ€™s Catholic School held first day classes Aug. 13. The small parochial school houses 175 students across preschool to eighth grade.
Principal Amy Weidner has been working with staff and faculty to get ready for the upcoming 2014-2015 year, including implementing new state standards as of July 1.
â€śWe work with Notre Dame Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE). We are creating our own curriculum based on the new standards for all of the core areas,â€ť she explained.
MARSHALL COUNTY â€” The Board of Zoning appeals had a full slate of cases to review Tuesday, including a request to waive the property setback requirements in order to build a garage on a piece of property.
In this case, the board said the property owner, Carl Crow could not show a hardship to allow a variance. He owns a second piece of property adjacent to the lot in question, which, if combined into one parcel would provide the space he needed to build the garage and comply with regulations.
City Attorney Sean Surrisi requested approval of a high speed rail memorandum or â€śhandshakeâ€ť that while does not tie Plymouth down to any contracts or deals yet for the proposed high speed passenger train project, shows their interest in the possibility of the project.
PLYMOUTH â€” Two arrests have been confirmed from a warrant served on a residence in Plymouth yesterday morning.
According to a press release from the Indiana State Police - Bremen Post, the arrests came about as a result of a seven month investigation conducted by the Indiana State Police Criminal Interdiction Team.
PLYMOUTH â€” This year's run for Freedom Park will be a bit more colorful, with the addition of three color stations. The event is on track for Saturday.
In a color run, walkers, runners or anyone taking part is dusted with colored corn starch at various points throughout the event. This is a twist added onto what is shaping up to be a good turnout, organizers said.
The event is to help raise funds for the proposed Freedom Park project, an all-inclusive playground that will eventually be located at the Hoosiers Old Wheel Pavilion.
MARSHALL COUNTY â€” In a workshop following the County Council meeting on Monday, county auditor Penny Lukenbill explained how the calendar contributed to an unusual budget crunch for Marshall County's multimillion dollar budget.
Instead of raises, the employees will take home a 27th paycheck. this is the equivalent to a 4 percent wage increase, Lukenbill told the council.
â€śThe way I calculated that extra pay was keeping the same rate as this year, everybody their hourly or bi-weekly rate stays the same,â€ť said Lukenbill.