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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.

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 11, 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.

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