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Lincoln team shines in event

February 14, 2011

LYMOUTH — Twenty-three of the 65 students participating in the Five-Star Program at Lincoln Junior High joined with 11 other bus loads of kids across Michiana in the third Five-Star “Amazing Race” Saturday.
The LJH team was the overall winner at the end of the day and was named “The 2011 Amazing Race champions.”
Approximately 500 students and coaches for the various schools encompassing four counties competed.

Teen dies following accidental shooting

February 12, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Police have reported that an 18-year-old was accidentally shot in his family's home in the 14000 block of Nataka Trail, Lawrence Lake, Plymouth, Thursday evening.
Marshall County Police were notified and emergency personnel flew Tyler Mattix to Memorial Hospital, South Bend for his injuries, where he was pronounced dead Friday morning.
Police also reported Mattix's uncle, Adam Stewart, was handling the weapon at the time it was discharged.

Three report injuries in bus crash

February 12, 2011

WALKERTON — Emergency crews spent this morning on Sycamore Road north of 1st Road tending to a school bus accident.
The John Glenn bus slid off the side of the road and hit a NIPSCO utility pole.
There were about 20 students on the bus, according to preliminary reports.
The driver of the bus, Dawne Cowgill, moved to the shoulder to allow an oncoming car to pass when the bus sank into the shoulder hitting the pole.
Three children reported minor injuries and were taken to Memorial Hospital in South Bend. There were about 20 students on the bus.

Elizabeth's Garden, celebrating 10 years, offers Valentine's variety

February 12, 2011

Customs and trends come and go, but in Culver as elsewhere, Valentine’s Day remains a day for presenting one’s sweetheart with flowers. This Valentine’s Day, as has been the case for a decade now, Elizabeth’s Garden is the place in Culver to facilitate that time-honored tradition.
The florist and gift shop, at 104 Plymouth Street, will celebrate its 10th anniversary here on April 9. Before Elizabeth (Beauchamp when she first opened, but Thompson since 2006) opened her business, it had been several years since Culver had a local florist.

Culver Library hosts 'Culver's black history featuring Jim Harper'

February 11, 2011

Culver-Union Township Public Library, located at 107 N. Main St., Culver, hosts longtime Culver resident, Culver High School graduate, and local historian Jim Harper, in honor of Black History Month, discussing his life and times.
There are two programs, one Wednesday, Feb. 16 at 4 p.m. for the young people in the Young Adult area of the library, and Saturday, Feb. 19 at 10 a.m. for the people of Culver and surrounding towns.

Bids opened for Community Resource Center

February 10, 2011

PLYMOUTH – Reality for a dream moved a step closer with the opening of bids for the Community Resource Center.
The building that will give a home to many of the counties social services agencies has been a dream of many in the community. The common home would allow pooling of resources and efforts of the agencies and allow them to more effectively pursue their missions. The bids opened at the Marshall County Historical Society Museum on Thursday afternoon moved the building one step closer to reality.

Art classes planned at Heartland

February 10, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Heartland Artist Gallery will be offering classes to the members and community. 
Jayne Jacobson is offering an enameling class Saturday, Feb. 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. She will teach the basic techniques of enameling. The class will be at her home and students will need a sack lunch. The class is limited in size so make reservations early. The cost is $30. Supplies will be provided.

Excel Classes to be offered at Bremen Public Library

February 10, 2011

BREMEN — The Bremen Public Library will offer a three-part class on Excel beginning Monday, Feb. 28. Each class session will be two hours and include “hands-on” work on the library’s laptop computers. No previous experience with Excel is required however, it is expected that patrons who sign up for these classes are able to use a mouse effectively. Registration for these classes begins Monday, Feb. 14.

Quentin Flagg fundraiser concert in Argos Feb. 12

February 10, 2011

ARGOS — The Argos United Methodist Church Community Life Center will host a fundraiser concert to help the church's mission group travel to Belize to help to help build a medical building. The event take place Saturday, Feb. 12 at the church at 570 N. Michigan St., Argos and features Rock 'N' Roll crooner Quentin Flagg. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. Dinner begins at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m. For more information or to make reservations call Maggie at 574-952-2807. To learn more about Quentin Flagg visit www.quentinflagg.com.

School performance reports are in

February 10, 2011

School corporations all over the state are publishing their annual performance reports using 2009 data. Under Indiana code, the reports must be made available to local newspapers and published between Jan. 24 and Feb. 14. Today, the Pilot News publishes Plymouth, Argos, John Glenn and LaVille reports in the Classified/Legal section, beginning on page B3.
The reports are for 2009 after the ISTEP (Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus) was moved to the spring for grades 3-8 rather than being given in the fall as in previous years.

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