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November 18th

Earthworks whole-house Christmas sale this weekend

November 18, 2010

DONALDSON — It’s that time again... time for the Earthworks Whole House Christmas Sale.
Every holiday-decorated room in the Earthworks House, 9815 Union Road, across the lake from Ancilla College and convent, will be filled with items for sale, most all of them $5 or less.
The sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 19 and Saturday, Nov. 20,
The Sisters and their friends offer rummage sale goodies (recycled, polished, ready for giving), hand-crafted items, many made by local artists and Earthworks homemade breads, oils, and jellies and jams.

November 17th

Monterey’s Smith rocks Indianapolis

November 17, 2010

Taylor Smith, a seventh-grader from Monterey, performed last month at the Hard Rock Cafe in downtown Indianapolis at a standing-room-only show her mother — Monterey Elementary School teacher Stephanie Smith — describes as “fabulous.”

Commissioners make purchases, hope to sort another

November 17, 2010

PLYMOUTH — The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office will have new squad cars — that will be trucks.
The Marshall County Commissioners opened bids for four new vehicles for the department that will be four door, four wheel drive pick up trucks, replacing four sedan cruisers in the fleet. Representatives of the sheriff’s office explained that the vehicles hold their value longer than sedans and have a greater resale at trade-in time. It was also said that several other local sheriffs departments have added pick-up trucks to their fleet and that they would be useful in bad winter weather.

Board discusses work in southern Marshall County

November 17, 2010

PLYMOUTH — Work will begin to start to alleviate some drainage issues around the town of Argos.
The Marshall County Drainage Board accepted bids for work to be done on the Myers Ditch that is on the town’s southwest side near the Madras Packaging facility.
The board received four bids for the work with the low bidder — J.D. Excavating — being awarded the work with a bid of $105,450. The project had an estimated cost of $114,474.

Death Notices 11-17-10: Tamra ‘Tammy’ Lynn (Hopf) Hughes, Edna Mae Johnson, Eugene E. Elkins, Helen M. Schneider, Marilyn A. Stewart, Lois A. Stones

November 17, 2010

Tamra ‘Tammy’ Lynn (Hopf) Hughes
Nov. 12, 2010
ARGOS — Tamra “Tammy” Lynn (Hopf) Hughes, 52, of Argos, died at 8:50 a.m., Nov. 12, 2010 at her residence following a lengthy illness.
She is survived by her husband, David Hughes.
Funeral services will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Center for Hospice and Palliative Care, 112 S. Center St., Plymouth, IN, 46563.
Arrangements have been entrusted with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos.
Condolences my be made to the family via the funeral home’s website at

Argos 'D' keys win over Triton

November 17, 2010

ARGOS — Argos' girls basketball team learned a valuable lesson about being in the right place at the right time Tuesday. 
Boosted by a fleet-footed backcourt, the Dragons' help-and-recover man-to-man defense held visiting Triton to a miserable 17 percent clip from the field, and senior forward Latisha Shepherd knocked down a game-high 18 points as Argos earned a 43-29 win at Phil Weybright Gymnasium.
Argos' help-side defense, which consistently plugged up driving lanes, relegated the Trojans to the perimeter where they finished 3 of 18 from 3-point range.

Plymouth coasts past Rochester in season opener

November 17, 2010

ROCHESTER — A little of the old, a little of the new.
Plymouth's girls swim team brought the perfect combination of experience and new talent to their season opener Tuesday, coasting to an eventual 127-58 win at Rochester.
The Lady Pilgrims grabbed wins in all swim events and swept the top three spots in both the 50- and 100-yard freestyle swims as well as the 100-yard breast stroke race.

Competitive Bremen girls drop opener

November 17, 2010

ELKHART — The Bremen girls swimming team had its share of solid performances, but opened the season with a 108-77 loss to host Concord Tuesday night.
"The beginning of the season is really hard, especially against a tough and talented team like Concord," first-year Bremen coach Seth Donnelly said. "But the ladies did really well. They're swimming sore right now, and it's a testament to how hard they work."

November 16th

Fire rips through business

November 16, 2010

BREMEN — A quiet Sunday quickly became dangerous as a major fire swept through two buildings at a local business and threatened nearby residences.
The accidental fire at Standard Glass Co., 404 N. Bowen Ave., happened in two wooden shop structures. Bremen Fire Department Chief Jerry Lanning said individuals were working on cars inside one of the buildings and the problem began when a wood stove was ignited.

Glenn continues state spelling dominance

November 16, 2010

WALKERTON — Chemists may want to examine if there is something in the atmosphere near John Glenn High School that somehow makes one an outstanding speller.
Saturday, John Glenn High School’s Spell Bowl team accomplished what is becoming a traditional feat — winning the state championship. For the 15th time in the last 24 years, the JGHS spellers captured the Div. 2 Spell Bowl State Championship with a score of 86 of 90 words spelled correctly at Purdue University.

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