Archive - Jan 4, 2012
This week's video was taken at the Plymouth National Guard Armory, as Indiana troops were deployed to Afghanistan. Find it under the video feeds section of the hompage, or on our Facebook page.
â€˘ An American Red Cross blood drive will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus in the Hall, located at 901 E. Jefferson St. in Plymouth. To schedule an appointment to donate please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org for more information.
FRIDAY, JAN. 6
â€˘Â Join Jackie of Mud hut Ceramics and paint a cute, seasonal snowman at Miller's Senior Living Community at 2 p.m. Cost is $6 and includes all materials. Reservations required. RSVP by Thursday, Jan. 4 by calling 574-936-9801 and ask for Anna Corbett or Cindy Flagg.
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PLYMOUTH â€” With less than 30 percent of registered voters casting a ballot in the recent municipal election, the Marshall County Election Board has reconsidered the 23 voting locations currently established in the county.
Election board president Steve Harper and vice president Roger Wise visited the county commissioners meeting Tuesday morning to propose a plan to condense voting locations to only 16 for 2012.
â€śWe are really excited to put this (system) in place for the primary (election), because we know fall will be a large election,â€ť said Harper.
PLYMOUTH â€” City attorney Nelson Chipman resigned Tuesday, after working for the city of Plymouth for the last four years.
His resignation will come into effect at the close of business Feb. 29. Chipman said that the decision to leave his position was difficult, but he felt that the time was right as the city is in a solid financial and managerial position.
Mayor Mark Senter said that a search for the new city attorney has already begun.
BREMEN â€” Coming off a two-week holiday layover, the Lions got off to a bit of a slow start Tuesday.
Once they shook off the rust, however, they took over.
After surrendering a 4-0 game-opening run by visiting Bethany Christian, Bremen locked in to hold the Bruins scoreless from the field for more than six minutes, grabbing a 10-point, 15-5 lead in the process. Bethany responded with a run of its own in the second quarter, but the Lions answered back and never trailed after the 2:30 mark of the first in a 59-45 win at home.
LaVille wins at NorthWood
LaVille bounced back from a Peru Tournament championship loss with a 59-51 win on the road at NorthWood Tuesday.
The Lancers were led by Andrew Hostetlerâ€™s 20 points, while Jordyn Williams and Nick Amor chipped in 16 and 11, respectively. Justin Baker finished with game-high tallies of four assists â€”Â along with Williams â€” five steals and seven rebounds for LaVille.
NorthWood was led by Jonathon Wilkinsonâ€™s 13 points, followed by Braxton Millerâ€™s 12 and Zach Zurcherâ€™s 11 in a balanced scoring effort.