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Second Friday features ag, Kickbush

June 9, 2011

PLYMOUTH — This Friday, children of all ages will have the opportunity to learn about Marshall County agriculture and plant their own vegetables or flowers.
Plymouth’s Second Friday festivities will include a presentation and planting activity by Bob Yoder, agricultural expert from the Marshall County Extension Office.
“We are going to transplant vegetable and flower plants for (the kids) that they can take home and watch grow,” said Yoder, who holds an agriculture degree from Purdue University and grew up on a farm.

PCSC releases ISTEP investigation results

June 9, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth Community School Corporation issued a press release this week concerning the results of an investigation launched after it was discovered that portions of the eighth grade ISTEP (Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress) test given at Lincoln Junior High during the 2010-11 school year had to be invalidated.
On or about May 1, it was discovered that there were irregularities concerning the preparation given to some students prior to the test itself. The school self-reported the problem to the Department of Education (DOE).

FOP, MSDC hold prom event

June 9, 2011

PLYMOUTH — This was the fourth year that the Plymouth FOP and the Marshall/Starke Development Center (MSDC) have joined forces to put together a prom for developmentally disabled individuals in the community. The prom took place May 20. Dresses and suits were donated by members in the community, and Prices Cleaning cleaned all the donated items. The annual event is held each year at the Plymouth Moose Lodge.
“The Moose has been really more than generous,” said Pam Landesman of MSDC. “They are so easy to get along with, and we are packed every year. The building is just full to the brim.”

7 finalists in consideration for Distinguished Alum

June 8, 2011

Culver history bike ride hits town June 18

June 8, 2011

The Bike Barn, at 103 Lake Shore Drive in Culver, will once again team up with the Antiquarian and Historical Society of Culver for a bicycle tour of the town of Culver on Saturday, June 18, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Bike Barn.
Bicyclists are in­vited to bring their own bikes and hel­mets for the free event, which will be led by Jeff Kenney of the Society and is expected to cover no more than four to five miles of riding.

New Building Trades house carries on legacy of Benedict homestead

June 7, 2011

The community had a chance recently to tour the 30th student-built home in the Culver area, an architecturally unique house which familiar Culver resident and retired Plymouth school teacher John Benedict now calls home.

Argos classes battle it out on field day

June 7, 2011

Pioneer construction on schedule; under budget

June 7, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The construction project to widen Pioneer Drive and cut back on Oak Road traffic which began in May 2010 is well on its way to completion, reported Ron Wireman from DLZ Engineering in the Marshall County Commissioners meeting Monday. The new Pioneer Drive will provide Marshall County residents with an easier route from Indiana 17 to the industries and retailers on U.S. 30.

“Last year we did basically half the project,” said Wireman, noting that S.R. 17 to Lincoln Highway is now open.

Music kicks off festival Friday

June 2, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The Yellow River Festival has announced its 2011 music and entertainment schedule.
This year’s lineup will feature performances by regional favorites Gold Mine Pickers and Kennedy’s Kitchen. Gold Mine Pickers play what they refer to as “a rich, fun blend of Americana, bluegrass, folk, old-time and Irish music — with dashes of country, and jam for good measure.” Kennedy’s Kitchen blends traditional Irish folk with hearty Celtic-flavored original tunes.

Just the facts: FBI impressed with Riverside

June 2, 2011

PLYMOUTH — “Be careful out there” was the catch phrase of the character on the old television drama “Hill Street Blues” as he sent his fellow police officers out to their jobs after the shift briefing.
It was also the message of FBI Special Agent Tim Theriault as he commended sixth grade students at Riverside Intermediate School on their knowledge of how to be safe surfing the internet.

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