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Archive - Oct 2011

October 27th

Culver 6th grader’s project grows from father's battle with ALS

October 27, 2011

The Culver community is once again rallying around one of its own, and once again it's thanks in part to one of the community's young people. This time, however, the student in question -- 6th grader Reilly Reinhold of Culver -- has a special connection to her project: she's raising money for the ALS Association (alsa.org), to fight the disease which has rapidly altered the life of her father, Culver Community High School graduate Rob Reinhold.

Some old match-ups, some new at sectional semifinals

October 27, 2011

Plymouth and Culver will both get a second chance at some familiar foes, while John Glenn hits the road for an unknown opponent as sectional semifinals take place Friday.
The Rockies (4-6) haven’t had to wait long since last seeing Northern Lakes Conference-rival NorthWood (7-3).

October 26th

Triton basketball gear on sale through Oct. 31

October 26, 2011

BOURBON — Triton basketball gear is on sale now through Oct. 31 at bsnsports.com to support the 2011-12 Trojans. Items such as polo shirts, long sleeve and short sleeve shirts, and sweatshirts are listed on this site. Anyone interested should use the following instructions:
1. Go to www.bsnsports.com and click on team Uniforms
2. Under Team Uniforms, scroll down until you can click on 'My Team Shop'
3. Enter team access code trojan9G4 after clicking on 'login to my team shop'

Driver strikes garage following seizure

October 26, 2011

PLYMOUTH – A garage at 13129 Nutmeg Ridge Drive, Plymouth was damaged after a driver struck the structure while having a seizure.
The Marshall County Police Department reported that Holly L. Buckingham, 25, of Argos apparently had a seizure while attempting to back out of a driveway across the street. The vehicle then crossed the road and struck the attached garage, damaging the door and two vehicles parked inside the garage.
Neither Buckingham nor her three small children, who were passengers in the vehicle, were injured. The residents were not home at the time of the collision.

Tennessee woman wrecks, arrested

October 26, 2011

PLYMOUTH – A Tennessee woman has been arrested for resisting law enforcement, operating while intoxicated, and operating a vehicle with a BAC of .15 percent or more after wrecking while trying to flea from authorities Friday night.

TV stolen from home

October 26, 2011

PLYMOUTH – The Marshall County Police Department is investigating the theft of a television from a home in the 18000 block of 5th Road early Sunday afternoon.
The TV is described as a 37- to 42-inch LCD HD Sanyo. The homeowner told the MCPD that the only time the house was unoccupied was between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m.

Halloween safety tips

October 26, 2011

Halloween may be a fun holiday for children, but for parents the holiday can be a little tricky. To help parents and children have a safe and enjoyable Halloween, the Indiana State Police offers the following safety tips:
The costume - keep costumes short to prevent trips and falls.
Try make-up instead of a mask. Masks often obstruct a child's vision, which makes tasks like crossing the street and going up and down stairs dangerous.
Make sure children wear light colors or put reflective tape on their costumes.

MCCF awards second round of grants

October 26, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The Grants Committee of the Marshall County Community Foundation (MCCF) awarded the second round of General Endowment Fund Grants for 2011 during a press conference held Oct. 13 in Plymouth. 

The general endowment of the Marshall County Community Foundation now exceeds four million dollars. This enables the Foundation to award grants in excess of $100,000 on an annual basis. During the fall 2011 grant round, $46,804 was awarded to the following eleven organizations in Marshall County:

• Argos Dollars for Scholars—Underwrite Purdue Glee Club Performance, $5,300.00

Preschool holds fundraiser for education

October 26, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Calvary Lutheran Preschool in Plymouth held its annual garage sale Thursday and Friday, a major fundraiser according to director Diane Eveland.
Eveland explained that since many of the 55 children in the preschool get scholarships, tuition no longer covers all of the daycare’s costs. The money raised from the two-day sale will go to buy learning materials for the preschool.
“We couldn’t do it without the parents,” said Eveland gratefully, adding that parents of the preschool children had come in all week to help set up for the sale.

City transfers questioned by candidates

October 26, 2011

PLYMOUTH — On Monday night, the Plymouth Common Council unanimously approved transferring $500,000 from the City’s General Fund to the Rainy Day Fund. With the latest transfer, the Rainy Day Fund now sits at just under $5.5 million.
City Attorney Nelson Chipman explained that whenever the purposes of a tax levy have been met, any unencumbered balance remaining can be placed in the General Fund or the Rainy Day Fund.
Chipman said the transfer of funds could be done any time during the fiscal year and the city could have made the transfer in November.

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