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October 3rd, 2014

County Commissioners October 6

October 3, 2014

The Marshall County Commissioners will hold their regular meeting on October 6 at the county building. Below is posted their proposed agenda.

Marshall County Commissioners
October 6, 2014
Proposed Agenda

8:30 am USI
• Jefferson Street Bridge

8:40 am Bart Trester-USI
• 7th Road update
• Metronet update

8:50 am Clyde Avery - EMA Director
• Grant application approval

9:00 am Ward Byers – Court Services Director
• Employment contract

9:10 am Drew Hettich – Wiers Trucking
• Bid process

9:20 am Stacy Richer

Ball State economist says September jobs numbers "mixed"

October 3, 2014

Ball State economist Michael Hicks says September’s job numbers paints a familiar story of mixed growth.

“Things are better, but not yet good, he says. “The numbers aren’t bad as 248,000 new jobs were added last month and employment for August was revised up to 180,000 from 142,000.”

While the U.S. Department of Labor announced Friday that the nation’s unemployment rate dropped to 5.9 percent from 6.1 percent, a closer examination of the underlying numbers is far less satisfying, says Hicks, director of Ball State’s Center for Economic and Business Research.

Grants awarded to 10 Marshall County organizations

October 3, 2014

PLYMOUTH – The Marshall County Community Foundation awarded $66,210 in grants Oct. 2 at Key Bank. The grant money was part of the second round of 2014 community fund grants to be passed out.

Ten groups were awarded funds for the year. Each representative stood and spoke for a moment about what their grant money was funding in the community.

Glenn’s dynamic duo; Combes, Dodson having memorable senior seasons

October 3, 2014

WALKERTON — Zach Combes and Adam Dodson are Glenn’s dynamic duo.
The Falcon seniors form arguably the best running back duo in the Northern State Conference, one that is as productive, if not more, than most you’ll find in the entire state of Indiana.
Combes and Dodson have combined to rush for 1,090 yards and 14 rushing touchdowns in six games this season.
“I would like to coach for 20 or 30 more years and it’s going to be awfully difficult to have a duo better than this for the rest of my life,” Glenn head coach Dave Sharpe admitted. “I’m enjoying this moment for sure.”
Sharpe should.

Results 10-03

October 3, 2014

Boys tennis
CMA wins 11th title
Culver Military’s boys tennis team earned its 11th straight sectional championship with a 5-0 victory over Rochester Thursday night.
The Eagles gave up just three total games in the dominant win.
CMA thus advance to its home regional opposite the winner at the Peru Sectional next Tuesday.
• CULVER ACADEMIES SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
CULVER MILITARY 5, ROCHESTER 0
SINGLES: 1. Sam Concannon (CMA) beat Jackson Sawyer, 6-0, 6-0; 2. Chris Bilicic (CMA) beat Markis Smiley, 6-0, 6-0; 3. Joshua Thompkins (CMA) beat Justin Phoun, 6-0, 6-0.

North Liberty woman dies in accident

October 3, 2014

POLK TOWNSHIP — A 29-year-old woman from North Liberty died from injuries sustained in a single car accident late Wednesday night.

According to the police report, Melissa Newcomb died from internal injuries after her 1990 Oldsmobile crashed into a concrete pole near the intersection of Tamarack and 4B roads. The accident occurred at about 10:30 p.m.

October 2nd

Norman L. Klinedinst

October 2, 2014

Norman L. Klinedinst
Aug. 12, 1931 – Oct. 1, 2014
PLYMOUTH — Norman L. Klinedinst, 83, formerly of the Swan Lake area in Tyner, passed away on Wednesday morning, Oct. 1, in his home.
Born in his family home in Tyner, Norm was the son of Ira and Vera Catherine (Powell) Klinedinst. He graduated from Tyner High School with the class of 1949, being a Tyner star as he played basketball and softball during high school.
On Jan. 15, 1950, Norm married Eileen June Stoneburner at their home in Tyner. To this union three girls were born: Sharon, Vicki and Laurie.

Death notices 10-2-14

October 2, 2014

Henri ‘Lee’ Richards Jr.
Sept. 30, 2014
ELKHART — Henri “Lee” Richards Jr., 46, of Elkhart, died on Tuesday, at 2:19 p.m. at Elkhart General Hospital after a short illness.
Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee, is handling the arrangements.
Donald D. Weck
Oct. 1, 2014
PLYMOUTH — Donald D. Weck Jr., 49, died on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 in his home. Funeral services are being handled by the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, Plymouth.

Results 10-02

October 2, 2014

Boys tennis
Glenn edges Triton as Bremen Sectional opens
John Glenn edged Triton by a narrow 3-2 margin as the Bremen Boys Tennis Sectional opened at DeSantis Courts Wednesday.
Calvin Kretchmer beat Gavin Eads 6-4, 6-7(4), 7-6(3) at 2 singles to decide the outcome of the team match and push Glenn into the semifinal round of the tournament opposite host Bremen tonight.
Triton’s Jared Fisher stayed alive in the individual singles tournament with his 1 singles victory over Hunter Jaworski, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1.

Plymouth prepares for Concord

October 2, 2014

PLYMOUTH — It was a big game a week ago and in spite of a big win there were several reasons for concern headed into “The Game” this weekend for Plymouth’s Rockies at Concord.
One — injuries — with several players nursing health issues including the flu. Two — a sudden propensity by the Plymouth offense to leave the ball on the ground.

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