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Marshall County census stats detailed; council seat numbers change

February 17, 2011

The preliminary Marshall County 2010 Census figures are in.
Marshall County grew 4 percent during the last 10 years from 45,128 to 47,051. 
Indiana grew at a 6.6 percent rate. Most of Indiana’s growth occurred in the central part of the state.
Hamilton and Hendricks counties were the fastest growing areas of the state.

PHS student-written play this weekend

February 17, 2011

PLYMOUTH — It’s a becoming a tradition that nobody wants to end.
Several years ago the Plymouth High School theater class — tired of buying scripts that they eventually ended up re-writing anyway — decided to write their own play and put it on stage. It’s something that has taken on a life of its own.
For the third year, the class presents a show they’ve written called “A World of Words” Friday and Saturday at the PHS Auditorium. Show time each night is 7 p.m.

School's food service outlined

February 17, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth School Board heard a report on the school corporation’s food service at last night’s meeting.
Gloria Burnam, director of food service, presented an overview of the number of meals being served as well as mandates that will have to be incorporated into the food service with the passing of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. The legislation was passed in December, 2010.
Burnam said the National Standards were updated after 15 years and the new compliances will have to be met in the school year 2012-2013.

Van crashes into barn

February 17, 2011

CULVER — A Plymouth woman was airlifted Tues-day after driving into a barn.
The Culver-Union Town-ship Fire and EMS were called to the scene at 15034 S.R. 17, on the north side of Burr Oak.
Connie Goad, 45, was eastbound on 15th Road, and as she approached S.R. 17, police said she was driving faster than the speed limit and became airborne — traveling about 30 feet before striking a concrete embankment. She then traveled another 50 feet in the air before crashing through a barn on the Overmyer Homestead.

Spa Day events planned at Miller's

February 16, 2011

In honor of National Spa Day, Miller’s Senior Living Community will host a community Spa Day Tuesday, Feb. 22. Spa Day is open to all area senior citizens on a first come, first served basis. Spa Day will include upper body massages, manicures, pedicures and a jewelry specialist will be on hand to clean jewelry and check for loose stones. The American Espresso Coffee Cart will also be available to all who would like to sample an espresso or other coffee drinks. This is free to all who participate. Spa Day hours run from 10 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 3 p.m.

Women's Connection luncheon RSVP deadline Feb. 25

February 16, 2011

LAPAZ — Women's Connection, in conjunction with Rock Industries, will sponsor "Admiring the Past and Planning the Future" Wednesday, March 2 at 11:30 a.m. at Occasion's Banquet Hall, LaPaz. The cost, $8.50 per person, includes a meal and the presentations. Linda Davies, a financial planner that travels will speak about investing in the future. Jodie Slough of The Flower Pot will share antiques and Jill Beam, Plymouth, will perform her musical talents. RSVP before Feb. 25 by calling Edna at 574-936-9341, Marge at 574-784-3569, Marilyn at 574-546-3271, or Mary at 574-842-3224.

College Goal Sunday Feb. 20 in Plymouth

February 16, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Nearly half of Indiana's college students qualify for financial aid, making student odds about 50/50 that they'll get some help to pay the bills. At College Goal Sunday, students will receive free help from financial aid experts in completing and filing the FAFSA. Area High School Seniors and their parents are encouraged to take advantage of this College Goal Sunday, Feb. 20, at 2 p.m. at Plymouth High School.

Vinall files as candidate for Mayor

February 15, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Another local man has thrown his hat in the ring in the race to be Plymouth’s next Mayor.
Plymouth businessman Jim Vinall filed the paperwork with the Marshall County Clerk’s office to make himself a candidate in the upcoming primary election for the top office in Plymouth city politics. He joins fellow businessman Tony Gamble and current Mayor Mark Senter as those who have announced their intention to seek the office. Vinall has filed on the Democrat ticket

New book examines Vonnegut’s Indiana and Maxinkuckee life

February 15, 2011

Kurt Vonnegut and his family have always been interesting, even fascinating, to members of the Culver and Lake Maxinkuckee communities. The Culver Antiquarian Society interviewed a group of relatives and friends of the Vonneguts and thoroughly researched the family. They placed materials on the library site that have been called by Vonnegut researchers the best collection of Vonnegut family records in the state.

Chargers for Change make an impact with OOP

February 14, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The score wasn’t important Saturday as Ancilla College took on Kalamazoo Valley Community College in basketball. What was important was the final tally.
The men’s and women’s basketball teams took on Kalamazoo Valley in an MCCAA Conference battle on the floor but around the game was the fundraising efforts of Chargers for Change and Ounce of Prevention Foundation of Marshall County. The two teamed up to raise money again this year to help raise awareness and battle breast cancer in Marshall County.

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