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Reuniting in St. Louis

April 25, 2011

ST. LOUIS — It certainly wasn’t a normal “reunion.”
Beth Chamblin (PHS class of 1986), Nolan Barrios (PHS class of 1986), Heather King (PHS class of 1995) and Esther Rodriguez-Thompson (PHS class of 1983) recently had a meeting “on the run” — literally. The four comprised the team of Four 40-somethings from Plymouth that placed 20 of 171 co-ed teams in the marathon relay event of the Go! St. Louis Marathon and Family Fitness Weekend. The April event attracted over 23,000 participants from 47 states and 12 countries in 2010.

Glass beads a work of art for local resident

April 25, 2011

PLYMOUTH — It’s baffling to recognize that the same pesky granules of sand — the ones that somehow inevitably find their way into every unwelcome place imaginable while you’re visiting the beach — can be transformed into such a worthwhile material as glass. It’s common to think of all the everyday practical uses we have for glass, from eye glasses and insulation to fiber optics, but there is great beauty to be extracted and wrought from glass as well. A perfect example of this is the glass bead.

Culver’s Corndance closing? Don’t believe the hype, says owner

April 23, 2011

Small towns may not actually play host to more rumors than larger cities, but at times small communities like Culver may seem to. One recent rumor has been troubling Corndance Cafe and Marmont Grille owner (and chef) George Pesek and his wife Tammy: that of the restaurant’s impending doom in Culver.
“We believe that rumor was started to hurt Corndance,” says George. “We never considered selling Corndance or our home.”

Monterey Elementary closing rumors surround April 25 meeting

April 21, 2011

Rumors have been circulating in the Culver-Monterey area as to the fate of the Monterey Elementary School, a part of the Culver Community School Corporation. Specifically, word has spread that April 25’s school board meeting may officially sound the death knell for the school.

Culver Relay `11 surpasses first three

April 21, 2011

Up to last weekend, Culver’s “little community that could” Relay for Life events had raised $349,000. After last Friday and Saturday’s Relay, according to organizers, make that $472,000.

Pastrana coming to Plymouth Speedway in August

April 20, 2011

Eric Saunders, new Promoter for Plymouth Speedway announced Tuesday afternoon that he has secured a special visit by Travis Pastrana for Friday, Aug. 12.
Pastrana is a motorsports competitor and stunt performer who has won 11 gold medals in the X Games. Known for his dare-devil jumps, he currently has a show called Nitro Circus on MTV where he attempts mind-blowing stunts.
This year Pastrana has partnered with NASCAR team owner Michael Waltrip to form Pastrana Waltrip Racing and will drive in seven Nationwide races this season with the first one being in Indianapolis July 30.

Angela Mills is new principal at Jefferson

April 20, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Angela (Angie) Mills was officially named principal for Jefferson Elementary for the 2011-12 school year, replacing retiring Bob Remenih.
Currently Mills is the Dean of Students at Lincoln Junior High.
Jefferson is the one elementary school that Mills has not worked extensively at during her eight years with the school system. She served as a substitute as a JESSE aide, student taught at both Washington and Webster, and was the Title I Reading teacher at Menominee for four yeas before moving to LJH.

Berger Ditch to be put on county maintenance

April 20, 2011

PLYMOUTH — A tabled hearing will move on to action for the Marshall County Drainage Board.
A month ago, the board tabled action on the Harley Berger — also known as the Snyder — Ditch in south east Marshall County. The board had tabled action during that meeting to allow members to visit the area and ascertain what if any action was needed on a petition to put the drain on public maintenance assessment.

Business growing internally in Marshall County

April 20, 2011

PLYMOUTH — While the picture is not a rosy one, it isn’t dark either as Marshall County continues to enjoy the positive feeling of economic comeback after one of the worst economic downturns in recent history.
One part of the good news is that economic hardships that battered other communities didn’t hit Marshall County businesses quite as hard.

Staffing changes at Union-North

April 20, 2011

LAKEVILLE – The Union-North United Board of School Trustees unanimously approved staffing changes for the 2011-12 school year Thursday, but not without lengthy discussion.
President Mark Dickson and trustees Rob Swathwood, Dennis Graf and Dave Grenert voted 4-0 to move a LaVille Jr.-Sr. High School industrial arts position from full time to 4-7, bump up an ag teacher to full time, and return a full time assistant principal and athletic department secretary to the high school. Board member Mike Berger was absent from the meeting.

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