Week in Review

Staff Writer

Counting the birds at Potawatomi

With the help of dedicated volunteers, bird lovers, and a few members of the board, the Audubon Society’s 115th Christmas Bird Count was conducted Jan. 3 at the Potawatomi Wildlife Park grounds.

January is National Blood Donor month

With January being National Blood Donor month, those seeking to turn over a new leaf can do so by giving blood to save lives.

Poetry contest for a clean house

“A Clean House for a Sweetheart” 2015 Poetry Contest, sponsored by CleanRite Cleaning Services of Walkerton, runs until Feb. 1.

Highway department tests loaders

The Marshall County Highway Department has been working on testing various loaders around the department grounds, Jason Peters, supervisor explained to the Marshall County Commissioners Monday morning.

Blueberry contract approved

The Plymouth Park Board unanimously approved a new contract for the Blueberry Festival.

4-H in the classroom celebrates 10 years

The last 10 years have shown remarkable success and growth for the Marshall County 4-H In the Classroom Program.

Forensic contract approved by Marshall County Commissioners

James Clevenger, Marshall County Attorney, presented the commissioners with an agreement between the prosecutor’s office and Forensic Services with Great Lakes Lab at Monday's meeting.

Plan approves PIDCO plat

The Plymouth Plan Commission met Tuesday evening and approved the application for secondary plat for the Plymouth Industrial Plan Commission (PIDCO).

Plymouth School Board discusses repairs for LJH

The Plymouth School Board heard a report on the school corporation’s facilities during their first meeting of 2015 on Jan. 6.

John Glenn looks at replacing the track in June

At the first John Glenn School Board meeting of the year, Superintendent Dick Reese put forward that this year, he would like to open up to the possibility of paying for a new track with money from the Capital Projects fund.

New year baby at SJRMC

Victoria Cantero takes the title for first baby born at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center in Plymouth for 2015.

Winter weather to blame for multiple accidents

The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department reported 17 accident calls, at 2 p.m. EST. Wednesday, Jan. 7.

PCSB retains officers

The Plymouth School Board voted unanimously during a Board meeting on January 6 to move into 2015 with the same officers as 2014.

Museum earns IHS award

The Marshall County Historical Society received the 2014 Outstanding Historical Organization Award during the Indiana Historical Society (IHS) annual Founders Day event on Monday, December 1, at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Center in downtown Indianapolis.

Board accepts $23,000 for performance award

Superintendent Mitchell Mawhorter moved to have the Union-North United School Board accept over $23,000 in funds for a performance award to both the Jr/Sr and Elementary schools for excellence.

LaPaz talks annexation

Plan Commissioner Ralph Booker appeared at the LaPaz Town Council meeting to give his advice and information from the county on the prospect of the annexation of Thumper Trail.