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Providing for children of all abilities is challenge for school systems

July 31, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — With as many as 1 million Indiana students attending schools last year, a small percentage of those are considered special needs students. That number is 170,014.

Local school districts are tasked with the challenge of providing a quality education for all students and this sometimes include additional services.

Post 27 stays alive at state

July 31, 2014

PLYMOUTH — The Diamond Spyders may be too young to remember disco, but even they could appreciate a certain BeeGees classic Wednesday afternoon.
Staying alive is just what they did.
Plymouth Post 27 rallied back from a seven-run deficit to hand Mishawaka Post 161 an 8-7 defeat, surviving to play another day at the American Legion State Baseball Tournament at Bill Nixon Field.

July 30th

Major George A. Runkle Sr.

July 30, 2014

Major George A. Runkle Sr.
June 26, 2014
PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. — Major George A. Runkle Sr., Army of the United States, Retired, passed away June 26, 2014, in Prescott Valley, Ariz. Major Runkle was 92 years young.

Blueberry Festival board members toured Argos facilities

July 30, 2014

ARGOS/PLYMOUTH — Although negotiations for space the 2015 Marshall County Blueberry Festival won’t even begin until after this year’s festival has come and gone, steps towards long-planning continue. The 2014 festival will mark 48 years of holding the Labor Day weekend festival in Plymouth.

Representatives from the Blueberry Festival Board have reportedly looked at several alternative sites throughout the county as a “what-if” back up in the event that the festival would move from Centennial Park in Plymouth.

Plymouth man charged with child molestation

July 30, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Jonas Salazar Olvera, 67, of Plymouth and Texas, was arrested Friday on charges of child molestation.

Olvera also had a previous charge pending from a 2009 incident with similar circumstances.

He is being held on a $115,010 bond.

Ice cream parlor preparing to scoop it out

July 30, 2014

PLYMOUTH — For the love of ice cream and ice cream lovers there’s going to be a new location to get hand dipped cones in Plymouth. Mooney’s Ice Cream Parlor’s grand opening will be Aug. 8.

“There’s three principals that I plan to follow to maintain a successful business here,” said Jon Webster, co-owner of Mooney’s. “You have to give a good product, a good portion at a good price and maintain a clean inviting family friendly atmosphere. I am going to do all three and more."

Walk-off homer beats Post 27 in opening round of state finals

July 30, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth Post 27 looked to be cruising to an opening-round victory over Kokomo Post 6 in the American Legion state finals, but suffered a gut-wrenching 9-7 loss Monday night thanks to a walk-off two-run homer.
Post 27 entered the final frame holding on to a 7-5 lead as pitcher Clayton Adamson looked to record the save.

July 29th

Lloyd Don Miller

July 29, 2014

Lloyd Don Miller
Nov. 25, 1933 - July 28, 2014
WARSAW — Lloyd Don Miller, 80, of Warsaw passed away Monday, July 28, 2014 at 1:30 a.m. in Warsaw Meadows Care Center, Warsaw. He was born on Nov. 25, 1933 to Harvey G. and Nellie P. (Dudgeon) Miller in Plymouth. He has lived in Arizona and Indiana.
He was united in marriage to Barbara S. Wallen on Sept. 19, 1953 in Argos. He was a truck driver retiring in 1991.

Dorothy M. Chippas

July 29, 2014

Dorothy M. Chippas
Jan. 20, 1916 - July 26, 2014
SOUTH BEND — Dorothy M. Chippas, 98, of South Bend, passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014, in her home. She was born on Jan. 20, 1916, in Glendale, Pa., to the late Robert and Anna (Loibl) Shearer.

NOW TRENDING (VIDEO): Peyton Manning dancing at practice - KTNV

July 29, 2014

NOW TRENDING (VIDEO): Peyton Manning dancing at practice - KTNV

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