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Book club meets Saturday

January 21, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The City Center News and Books is sponsoring an in-store book club. 
Its first meeting will be a “meet-and-greet” tomorrow, Jan. 22, at 10 a.m., at the bookstore. The first book choice, “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide,” by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn will be presented to participants.
All book lovers are invited to join this group.

Police incidents 1-21-11

January 21, 2011

Icy road to blame for accident
PLYMOUTH — Icy road conditions were blamed for an accident that happened Tuesday morning at 9B Road east of Fir Road in Plymouth. Crystal Overmyer, 18, Plymouth, had been driving a 2003 Chevy Cavalier east on 9B at 7:55 a.m. when it began to slide. She lost control of the vehicle, ran off the road and into a utility pole. Overmyer complained of pain from the accident but refused treatment at the scene.

Man’s death being investigated

Young Author's Conference is Feb. 24

January 21, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The Marshall County Reading Council is hosting its annual Young Author’s Conference Feb. 24 at Lincoln Jr. High at 6 p.m.
The guest author being featured this year is Helen Frost. Frost is the author of Monarch and Milkweed and six novels-in-poems for readers in elementary, middle school and high school.

Senter makes it official, he's running for a second term

January 21, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Current Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter made it official Thursday morning, speaking to the monthly Republican breakfast when he announced that he will seek a second term as Mayor of the city.
Saying he loves his job, Senter went on to thank his wife Leanne; City Attorney Nelson Chipman; Clerk-Treasurer Toni Hutchings; the Plymouth Common Council; department heads and employees of the city for their help and patience during his first term. He also called his recently deceased father, Wayne, his inspiration.

Prank causes concern over social networking

January 20, 2011

PLYMOUTH — What started as a prank by two former students has pushed the Plymouth School Corporation into high gear to develop a policy on social networking outside of the classroom.
Two former band students sculpted a 7-foot high snow creation in the front yard of Plymouth band director Bryan Ames’ Knox home. The risque statue depicted a part of the male anatomy.

Bridge work continues around Marshall County

January 20, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Projects at two county bridges continue to proceed as planned.
Jeff Million of DLZ — construction manager for the reconstruction of the 13th Road bridge — reported to the Marshall County Commissioner that the project was finally making headway after some initial difficulties. Pile driving for the piers had been a problem for crews.

Culver pastor Haynes ordained Friday in historic rites

January 20, 2011

The Rev. Thomas Erskine Haynes, the pastor at St. Elizabeth’s in Culver, was ordained an Episcopal priest in a service at the Academies Memorial Chapel January 14. Attending were 170 people and 20 of those were clergy. Many of those attending were from regional churches, and different faith traditions were represented.

The Bears vs Green Bay

January 20, 2011

It’s the talk on Facebook, Twitter, between co-workers, friends and even family members. The battle lines have been drawn for what is being hailed as one of the most explosive games in NFL history when, for the first time in 70 years, two North Division rivals square off for their chance to represent the NFC in the battle for the coveted Super Bowl XLV championship title: The Chicago Bears vs the Green Bay Packers; Jay Cutler vs Aaron Rodgers and in Knox, Noelle Patrick vs Joshua Shepherd. Patrick and brother-in-law Shepherd are die-hard fans: Patrick for the Bears and Shepherd for Green Bay.

Culver community comes together for Chloe, Chris

January 19, 2011

CULVER — Back in November, Culver Community High School teacher and Student Council sponsor Tina Stacy wasn’t sure the Council, even with its best efforts, could reach its goal towards Disney World trips for Culver’s two Make-A-Wish children, Chloe Hough and Chris Webb, Jr., with the holidays approaching and the recession in full swing.

Culver projects set to move forward

January 19, 2011

PLYMOUTH — It may be possible that work at Lake Maxinkuckee in Culver will begin before the spring thaw.
Marshall County and the Town of Culver agreed to undertake the replacement of the outlet pipe on the lake hoping that replacement would take place during the fall when the lake levels are low. Permits for the work could not be secured and it was thought that the work would have to wait for the 2011 fall season.

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