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Fun on the way for OOP fundraiser

September 28, 2010

By Rusty Nixon
Correspondent

PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth Country Club will become “MargariTATAville” this year on Oct. 2 as Marshall County’s Ounce of Prevention Foundation will hold its annual fundraiser.
Fun is the theme for the evening as residents are invited to come share food and drink while raising money to fight breast cancer. The festivities begin at 6 p.m.
Tickets are available at Oliver Ford in Plymouth. The menu includes island food including Hot Mama salsa and chips, specialty drinks and contests such as Low-Down Limbo, TaTa Twist and coconut races.

Plymouth city budget has an easy night

September 27, 2010

PLYMOUTH – After a stormy process of putting it together, the 2011 budget for the city of Plymouth had a very quiet public hearing last night.
After a month of consternation over raises and paid holidays the Plymouth Common Council held its public hearing on the coming year’s budget and if initial public reaction is any indication, the Council appears to have arrived at a budget that’s at least acceptable to the public.
No one spoke for or against the budget when the floor was opened for public comment.

City will look at policy for monitor wells

September 27, 2010

PLYMOUTH – It’s time for the city of Plymouth to take a look at a recent trend by businesses in the area according to City Engineer Rick Gaul.
Gaul came before the Board of Public Works and Safety to discuss the drilling of monitor wells around by businesses around the city. Who will be responsible for those wells in city right of ways if damage should occur was Gaul’s concern.

Parishioners will celebrate cornerstone’s 100th anniversary

September 26, 2010

PLYMOUTH — The 100th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of St. Michael Catholic Church, 611 N. Center St., Plymouth, will be celebrated with a special Mass and a buffet dinner for parishioners and friends Wednesday, Sept. 29.
“We will also be celebrating the St. Michael Feast of the Archangels Day,” Father William Kummer, pastor of the church since August of 2002, said. “Every year, we try to do something special on our name day. Last year, we dedicated our school’s new playground.”

Oliver Ford’s help is music to their ears

September 26, 2010

PLYMOUTH — Ford Motor Company and Oliver Ford are doing what they can to keep the music playing in Plymouth.
John Oliver III of Oliver Ford had the pleasure of presenting Plymouth High School Band Director Bryan Ames and Plymouth High School Principal Jim Condon a check for $5,720 for the Plymouth Music Boosters as part of Ford’s Drive One 4 UR School program.

Project bids awarded

September 24, 2010

LAKEVILLE — During a meeting last night, the Union-North School Board approved the awarding of bids for the LaVille Elementary School project.
Bonds for the $4.2 million project will be offered for sale today.
Superintendent Terry Bar-ker made the recommendation to hold the project at the $4.2 million cost, but did indicate that there were other improvements that could have been made within the project.

New fund will help the future of Club

September 24, 2010

PLYMOUTH — One local couple is making an investment in the future of the community.
Paul and Carol Nye, working with the Marshall County Community Foundation, have set up a special fund to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Marshall County. The Pendergast, Rosander, Nye Fund will help the club for years to come.
“The whole reason for us doing this is the Boys & Girls Club,” said Carol. “We feel the Club is so important to the community and that’s why we’re here, to give back to the community.”

Glenn’s Fall-O-Ween Fest opens tonight

September 24, 2010

WALKERTON — They say school can be fun, but at John Glenn this weekend it is literally a carnival.
The school will be celebrating its second Fall-O-Ween Fest with rides, games, food and concerts all to raise money for scholarships and the non-profit organizations helping with the event. The fun kicks off at 5 p.m. Friday, and runs through 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, at John Glenn High School, Walkerton.
Last year $12,000 in scholarships went to 16 John Glenn graduating seniors.

Operation Quiet Comfort fundraiser set for Saturday

September 23, 2010

BREMEN — “They help protect our freedom. They deserve everything we give them,” said Audrey Reed, a member of the Bremen Ladies Auxiliary, host of a benefit dinner to raise funds for local Operation Quiet Comfort campaign.
The event is slated Saturday, Sept. 25, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Bremen VFW and American Legion Post, 1750 W. Plymouth St., Bremen.

Artist to bring unique show to Life Enrichment Center

September 23, 2010

PLYMOUTH — The Life Enrichment Center will host a very unique art exhibit by local artist Wayne W. Hostetler from Sept. 28 to Oct. 8.
The exhibit will also be open on Saturdays for the public to view with the artist present. Hostetler will also be present during afternoons during the show at the Center at 1305 W. Harrison in Plymouth.
The show is unique in many ways. Its centerpiece will be a life- sized alligator. It will feature three different mediums – sculpture, water colors and photography – and none of the pieces are for sale.

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