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Argos home burns

January 27, 2011

ARGOS — A fire ripped through a residence on Michigan Street in Argos Tuesday night.
Neighbors of Cynthia Salyers alerted her and her family to the fire in their home before Argos firemen were called to the scene about 8:16 p.m.
“The family was watching TV, and the neighbors alerted them to the fire,” said Argos Fire Chief Mark Dean. “It was in the attic and they had about 12 inches of insulation in there. They had no idea there was a fire.”
Dean said that the fire was mostly confined to the ceiling and the attic of the home.

Season of entertainment set for Encore

January 27, 2011

PLYMOUTH — It’s a new year and that means a new lineup of entertainment from Encore Performing Arts.
It promises to be an exciting and groundbreaking year for Encore as they expand the successful “Dinner and Music” series to include two shows this year and also work in conjunction with two other local agencies to bring acts in for the first time as well as unveiling a new website for the organization.

Fees for plastic bags may become law

January 27, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Indiana could be joining other areas around the United States and the world if proposed legislation concerning charging for plastic bags in retail stores makes its way through the Indiana legislative process.
Representative Shelli VanDen Burgh of Crown Point (D-District 19) authored House Bill 1521 that was read on Jan. 20, and then referred to the Committee on Commerce, Small Business and Economic Development.
The summary of the bill reads as follows:

Death notice 1-27-11

January 27, 2011

Frances L. Quivey
Jan. 25, 2011
ROCK HILL, S.C. — Frances L. Quivey, 92, formerly of Plymouth, died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011 in Rock Hill, S.C.
She is survived by a daughter, Joan (Robert) Matejka of South Carolina; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2 at Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth.
Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Burial will follow at New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.

Governor Daniels visits area; big night for Elliotts

January 27, 2011

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels made a stop in Culver Wednesday evening, sampling the fare at the Corndance Cafe, and meeting and greeting people at the Culver-Oregon Davis basketball game (which Culver won 89 to 45). Besides Daniels' presence, it was a big night in Culver for the Elliott family. Young Trent, a player on the team, scored 33 points during the game, which dad Kyle Elliott coached. Across town at the same time, meanwhile, Kyle's father John Elliott was awarded Citizen of the Year by Culver's Lions Club for his generosity and caring in the community.

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