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Triton schools warns of incident of 'stranger danger'

September 4, 2014

BOURBON — Schools superintendent Donna Burroughs posted a warning on Facebook after she learned children were approached by a stranger this morning.

Burroughs did not have any details at this time, but confirmed she had been contacted by county police. The children were on their way to school and the stranger, identified only as a male, wanted the children to get into his car.

"All of our students are safe as of the writing of this message," Burroughs said. "I've also contacted the local police to make them aware of this incident."

John Glenn seeks refinancing of school bonds

September 4, 2014

WALKERTON — John Glenn School Corporation Board of Trustees endorsed an effort to refinance the school district’s bonds at their meeting Tuesday, Sept. 2.

The board voted to approve a resolution to refinance the 2004-2005 bonds.
“Interest rates are lower and we can generate some cash that will allow us to continue to do a number of capital projects at John Glenn High School,” said Schools Superintendent Richard Reese.

Local agency seeking employees

September 4, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Marshall County residents have a new opportunity to find a job on Sept. 10.

Cardinal Services Inc of Indiana will be hosting an open interview day for direct support professionals. Interviews will be conducted from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. at 510 W. Adams Street, Suite 220.

Cardinal Services is a non-for-profit that helps adults with intellectual and development disabilities with daily living needs in the Marshall County area.

Founded in 1954 in Warsaw, the company has between eight to 10 open positions in Marshall County; company-wide there are between 40 to 50.

Speed limit to be lowered on Lincoln Highway

September 4, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — Speed limits for at least one county road is going down, based on information presented at Tuesday’s Marshall County Commissioner’s meeting.

In one of three road count surveys done by the Marshall County Highway Department, results indicated that the speed on Lincoln Highway needed to be reduced to 45 miles per hour from Pioneer to the city limits where it becomes 35 mph. The area has several businesses, private residents and a day care.

Making downtown a destination vetted at Revitalization meeting

September 4, 2014

PLYMOUTH — “Let’s make downtown more exciting,” said new member to the Downtown Revitalization Committee George Schricker at their Sept. 3 meeting.

He suggested making downtown an exciting destination for people.

“We could do restaurants in the area to bring in residents,” he suggested.

Member Dave Morrow stated that the committee will soon be working to move phase II of the project, which includes starting work on Laporte Street.

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John Glenn School Board Agenda for September 2

September 2, 2014

The John Glenn School Corporation will hold their regular session on September 2 at 7 p.m. at the administration building in Walkerton.
Posted below is their proposed agenda.

John Glenn School Corporation
School Board Meeting – Regular & Executive Session
Administration Building – 7:00 p.m.
September 2, 2014
AGENDA
CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL – 7:00 p.m.
ESTABLISH A QUORUM AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
RECOGNITIONS (WES, NLES, UMS, JGHS) _____ _____ _____
CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS #1 – 4 _____ _____ _____
1. Approve Minutes – August 19, 2014 – Regular Session

Little Miss and Mister Blueberry

September 2, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Jake and Taylor Rodriguez were crowned as the official Little Mister King and Little Miss Queen at the 26th annual Little Mister and Miss pageant Friday evening. The pair is the first brother and sister combination to win simultaneously during a blueberry pageant.
The boys winners were fifth place Cruz Rosas, fourth place Dolan Berkeypile, third place Ryen Hundt, second place Brylen Vanvactor, and first place Jake Rodriguez.
Runners up for the girls were Ava Vanderwheel, Emersyn Adkins, Allysianna Hughes, Elenor Densmore, and Kaeli Reed.

Balanced Calendar for Marshall County Schools

September 2, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — Several Marshall County Schools have been considering moving to a balanced calendar for the 2015-2016 school year. Of those that are considering a move, Argos schools, Culver schools, Bremen schools, and Union North have chosen not to set gears in motion for a shift.
The Pilot News asked local superintendents to identify some of the common questions they are receiving about the proposed shift to a balanced calendar.

Bond process cleared for LaVille schools

August 29, 2014

LAPAZ/LAKEVILLE — The Union North United School Corporation board of trustees approved the resolution confirming the amendment to lease and approving the first mortgage bonds for the 2014-2015 year.

The money is to be used for necessary construction projects at the schools. Among the projects is the plan to redo the parking lot in the jr.-sr. high school area, beautification of the buildings, and the finishing of the roofing project.

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Monday, Sept. 15 Argos volleyball at Westville 6 p.m. Bremen volleyball vs NorthWood 5:30 p.m....
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