Week in Review

Staff Writer

Lakeville celebrates holiday with kids’ bike decorating contest, Independence Day parade

Local children who wanted to get into the patriotic spirit had plenty of options 4th of July weekend as the Lakeville American Legion Auxiliary Post 363 again sponsored the town’s bike decorating contest and parade.

Keeping the AC unit working and the energy bills down

Air conditioners are a cool way to beat the summer heat.

Bremen’s Firemen’s Festival food tent offers tasty treats

The Bremen Firemen’s Festival had a wonderful food tent.

Second chance prom offers dancing with a charitable twist for adults

The glitz, the glam, and the fun of prom will now be available to those who missed that opportunity back in high school.

Argos 4th-a-bration brings family fun

Filled with fun and festivities the town of Argos held their annual 4th-a-bration on July 4.

Keeping temps comfortable inside

Properly insulating your home will benefit you all year long.

Rodeo visits Argos’ 4th-a-bration

On July 4, during the 4th-A-Bration in Argos, the Marshall County Rodeo of Indiana held an IPRA Rodeo for cowboys and cowgirls alike.

Lakeville moving forward with parks plan

Better parks in Lakeville could mean more families moving to the town, and in turn, an improved economy.

Women’s self defense class available soon

When the need arises, being able to fight back can be the determiner for survival or worse.

Forest, roads, signs and appointments on County’s busy agenda for discussion

The Marshall County Mill Pond Demonstration Woodland is getting its annual cleanup this year, thanks to the County Commissioners.

Square dancing tractors to appear at Marshall County 4-H Fair

They dance, they do comedy, and they get the girl in the end.

Plymouth grad turned travel blogger

When Hailey Hennessy graduated from Plymouth High School in 2010, she didn’t venture far from home to attend college at Indiana University South Bend.

Kelty appointed to Bremen school board

A veteran board member is returning to the Bremen Public Schools board.

Doud plans Mission Trip to help children

Often people say children are the future, but Plymouth local Tim Doud is working to create one for kids without it.

Patty Jones files for position of Argos Town Clerk

Argos Town Clerk Patty Jones is at it again and filing to continue being part of the hustle and hub of the town.

Walkerton’s parade, carnival and fireworks provide family fun, food and lights for visitors

The Walkerton Celebration Parade had everything a parade should have.

Kids and adults enjoy Bubble Day at the park

There were plenty of bubbles, from tiny to enormous, floating through the air July 8.

James Wall to join artSparks for Legend Workshop

There’s much abuzz at artSparks, the drama/performance group formed last year to teach the arts of improvisation, playwriting, creative movement, and dance to young students.

Plan Commission looks at recent code violations

The Plymouth Plan Commission was happy to hear that the property, 122 S. Center St, owned by Keith Gerrard was making substantial progress in his efforts to clear away the mess and debris that has cluttered the property for more than a year.

Community gardens on the move soon

The Plymouth Park and Recreation Board held their monthly meeting to discuss what events happened in June and what plans and new business July holds.

Create-Ur-Canvas event at Briar Patch

Art can be nourishing for soul, and an opportunity to relax can pay off in good memories too.

Meet the artist: Kathleen Wolfe at Heartland

The Heartland Artist Gallery is showcasing artist Kathleen Wolfe at their downtown Plymouth location, 101 N. Michigan St., this summer.

Dogs teach life saving skills

Education is more memorable when there’s a friendly animal as the teacher.

PCSC begins grant application process

The Plymouth School Board met for a regularly scheduled meeting on July 7 following an executive session.

PCSB approves Blueberry contract

The Plymouth School Board approved an agreement with the Marshall County Blueberry Festival during a regularly scheduled meeting on July 7.

LaVille’s School Board delays approval of principal contract

A debate over the length of a new contract for LaVille Jr./Sr. High School Principal Nathan McKeand led to the contract not being approved at a Union-North school board meeting Thursday night, July 9.

JGSB soccer complex updates

Completed soccer and football practice fields are one step closer for the school community after the recent John Glenn School Board Meeting.

How to report flooding damages

Marshall County has certainly seen its share of rain which has caused many a headache for Hoosier homeowners, renters, businesses and private non-profit organizations.