Thistleberry Farms in South Bend sees a lot of visitors at its corn maze this time of year. Heading there from Plymouth recently were Ashley Harrell, Carson Pifer, Haley Harrell, Mary Elizabeth Beatty, Elijah Nixon, Drew Harrell, and Kyle Johnson.
LAPAZ (HSPA) â€” One candidate is studying finance in college. The other learned budgeting during the Great Depression.
Elma Konya, an 89-year-old who has been North Township trustee for 39 years, is challenged by 20-year-old college junior Chelsea Roose.
So what makes Roose, majoring in banking and finance at Indiana University South Bend, think she can oust such a tenured incumbent?
With towns in the news for electing 18- and 19-year-old mayors, Roose figured sheâ€™d have an equal shot at trustee.
Two candidates face incumbent Nancy Dembowski for State Representative (D-17) in next Tuesdayâ€™s Election: Francis Ellert and Richard Liedtky.
House District 17 includes Starke County as well as portions of Marshall and LaPorte Counties. Communities located within the district include: Culver, Kingsford Heights, Knox, North Judson and Plymouth.
With a background in local government, incumbent Indiana House Representative Nancy Dembowski is seeking to return to Indianapolis.
PLYMOUTH â€” Although the concept of Money Smart Week is new to Marshall County, United Way Executive Director Jennifer Maddox was pleased that several local businesses volunteered to be a part of the events of the week, sponsored by the United Way.
During the Saturday portion of the fair, Maddox said, â€śThe response from professionals has been outstanding.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€” The Plymouth High School marching band â€”Pride of Plymouth â€” made Plymouth High School history Saturday evening by becoming the first-ever marching band from Plymouth to qualify for the Indiana State School Music Associationâ€™s Marching Band state finals.
The band is under the direction of Bryan Ames and Lisa Wallyn.Â Â Guard director is Nikki Horner. Â Drum majors for the band are Tori MacLain, Elizabeth Wolford, Addie Palmer and Stephen John-son.
PLYMOUTH â€“ Once the promise of gold had brought them to Deadwood, but now the once thriving city of outlaws run by Jimmy Hayward only sees the occasional stagecoach. Itâ€™s the prime address for murder.
Your job on Oct. 28 is to solve that murder mystery as part of Delta Theta Tauâ€™s Murder Mystery Dinner for this year. The ladies have turned Christoâ€™s Banquet Center into Deadwood for a night of fun, food and prizes with all the proceeds going to The Boys & Girls Club of Marshall County.
PLYMOUTH â€” Whether it was just a coincidence or a wish come true doesnâ€™t matter to Plymouth High School junior Priscilla Hammonds. She was nominated to travel to Japan with the People to People Program over the summer.
Priscillaâ€™s father, Keith Hammonds, said he had been talking with his daughter about what she wanted to do after high school and college.
â€śPriscilla said she wanted to go to Japan and work there for a couple of years,â€ť he said. â€śWe couldnâ€™t believe it when she got the letter inviting her to join the program.â€ť
LOS ANGELES, CA â€“ Monday night Plymouth High School graduate Tyler Langdon will have his moment.
Heâ€™ll walk the â€śred carpetâ€ť with the likes of Sylvester Stallone and Sean Penn on his way to accepting the Hollywood Discovery Award as part of this yearâ€™s Hollywood Film Festival.
LOS ANGELES â€” Plymouthâ€™s Tyler Langdon is glad that things are getting back to normal â€” at least as â€śnormalâ€ť as an actorâ€™s life can be.
â€śItâ€™s been the most stressful two weeks of my life,â€ť he said with a laugh. â€śEvery free moment has been filled with being on Facebook, emailing, reminding people to vote for me. Now I have to catch up with all the things I didnâ€™t do. Iâ€™m sure I have about a billion e-mails to catch up on.â€ť
Langdon was one of the finalists for the Hollywood Discovery Award â€” part of the Hollywood Movie Award portion of the Hollywood Film Festivalâ€™s week of activities.