Archive - Sep 8, 2011
NORTH JUDSON â€” Charlie Vorm, president and CEO of American Oak Preserving Co, Inc., with international headquarters in North Judson and the Starke County Economic Development Foundation (SCEDF) announced the beginning of construction on a new 6,000 square foot structure by American Oak. The new building will be a refrigerated structure that will be used for the short-term storage and sale of Christmas trees and wreaths coming from a supplier in North Carolina from approximately Nov. 15 through Dec. 15.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â As the preparation for the New Tech High School within the Plymouth High School building moves forward, funding for the project is also keeping pace.
During a school board meeting this week, Superin-tendent Dan Tyree said they have been able to receive commitments for $311,000 from grants and community members who are sponsoring a room.
Tyree explained that the $311,000 covers memberships and staff development for the New Tech that is scheduled to enroll the first 100 students in the 2012-13 school year.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Donald C. Cook nuclear plant, in Bridgman, Mich. is 45 miles from Plymouth.
â€śWe are within whatâ€™s considered the 50 mile ingestion pathway,â€ť said Clyde Avery, Marshall County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) director to the county commissioners Tuesday.
Avery said later that the only municipalities not in the ingestion pathway are Culver, Argos, and Bourbonâ€”although they would feel the impact if a release were to occur.
Last weekend, a group of eight in the Monterey area gained petition signatures from the crowds attending the town's busy Monterey Days Festival, to add to the more than 300 names it already had gathered in hopes of Montereyâ€™s Tippecanoe Township de-annexing from the Culver
Community School Corporation and instead joining the Eastern Pulaski Community School Corporation. If accomplished, the move could eventually signal the loss of hundreds of students from the Culver system.
ARGOS â€” Argosâ€™ defense played its best game of the season, and the Dragons hit the field fired up in a 2-0 rivalry win over the visiting Rockies at Argos Wednesday.
â€śThey were stoked tonight, they were ready to roll, and mentally I donâ€™t think we showed up tonight,â€ť said Plymouth Head Boys Soccer Coach Josh Martin. â€śItâ€™s a big rivalry. They wanted it more tonight. They earned it, and they got it.â€ť
Plymouth returns home from a big Northern Lakes Conference victory at Warsaw, while Culver Community hits the road for New Prairie, John Glenn travels to LaVille for a rivalry game, and the Colts pay a visit to Bremen as the Lions host Triton in Week 4.
After last weekâ€™s big 29-13 win at Warsaw, the Rockies (2-1, 1-0 NLC) are hoping to carry over that momentum in the second week of NLC play as they host Northridge (0-3, 0-1 NLC).
HARRISONBURG, Virg. â€” Meagan Barron was selected to the Eastern Mennonite University Volleyball Invitational All-Tournament Team over the weekend.
Barron, a 2011 Plymouth High School graduate and freshman at Mary Baldwin College, played four sets as a setter and served the rest of the tournament at outside hitter. The coaches of each of the teams at the invitational voted for their own players as well as opponentsâ€™ players in making the selections for the all-tourney squad.
ASHLAND, Ohio â€” Kylee Shipley of Culver has earned a spot on the Ashland University womenâ€™s soccer team. Shipley, a 2011 Culver Girls Academy graduate, is majoring in exercise science.
Glenn girls win 10th
Rochester continued to dominate the area improving to 15-1 on the season, shooting a 192 at Indiana National on the Silver Course, while Glenn scored itâ€™s low nine-hole round of the year with a 217 and Lalumiere scored a 255. The Lady Falcons moved to 10-9 on the season with the split. Medalist honors for the evening belonged to Lauren Daurety and Katelyn Foust with 47s for the Zebras.