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Primary Election: Harman, Cleavenger win

May 8, 2012

MARSHALL CO. —Republicans Tim Harman (State Rep. District 17) and Bill Cleavenger (County Coroner) won in Tuesday’s primary election, defeating their opponents Francis Ellert and Les Trump, respectively.
Harman received 3,142 votes in all, nearly 60 percent of votes cast for either Harman or Ellert.
Cleavenger received 3,331 votes in all, 68 percent of votes cast for Cleavenger and Trump.
Harman said that he was surprised at the results but attributes his win to hard work.
“I did hit 8,000 doors, I worked hard, I put it in God’s hands and here it is,” said Harman Tuesday night.

Multiple departments assist at fire on Oak Road Tuesday evening

May 8, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth Fire Department responded to a fire at Maax USA at 1001 N. Oak Road Tuesday evening around 4:30. They called Argos, North Township, and Bremen fire departments for assistance for what turned out to be an accidental blaze. The fire burned fiberglass in the building and part of a container outside, causing a strong chemical smell in the air.
Plymouth firefighter Ed Marquardt, who was in charge at the scene, said that the fire would be investigated further to find a cause, but that he was unaware what started the fire at the time.

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May 8, 2012

Bremen schools receive grant

May 8, 2012

BREMEN – A $6 million grant will be distributed among the best teachers at 28 school corporations across the state of Indiana – including those at Bremen Public Schools.
Recipients of Indiana’s $6 million “Excellence in Performance for Teachers” grant were announced by April 19 during a Statehouse ceremony.

Free dirt this month, thanks to Pioneer Road project

May 8, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Local gardeners and do-it-yourself landscapers, rejoice. A large amount of dirt leftover from the Pioneer Road expansion and currently piled on the Marshall County Jail property is now available for county residents to pick up.
County commissioners decided Monday that they would allow residents to haul away “a reasonable amount of dirt” in their personal vehicles during designated times in May. These times are Wednesday, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Death notices 5-8-12

May 8, 2012

Robert W. Young
May 6, 2012
BREMEN — Robert W. Young, 86, of Bremen died Sunday, May 6, 2012 at his home.
Survivors include two sons, Larry L. (Evelyn) Young of Nappanee and Rodney H.H. Young of Bremen; three daughters, Cheryl D. (Greg) Long of Angola, Susan K. (Tim) Michael of Ft. Wayne and Debra J. VanNess of Warsaw; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Ronald (Donna) Young of Plymouth; and one daughter-in-law, Maria Yoder of Topeka.

Death notices 5-7-12

May 8, 2012

Kathryn Hensler
May 5, 2012
HAMLET — Kathryn Hensler, 99, died Saturday, May 5, 2012 in Catherine Kasper Home, Donaldson. 
Survivors include: her children, Susan Hensler of Roscommon, Mich., John Hensler of Hamlet, Carol Emig of Evansville and Martha Trenkner of Ft. Wayne; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Private funeral services will be held at a later date. A graveside service will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at Beaver Creek Township Cemetery, Crawford County, Mich.

Marie Kline Carr

May 8, 2012

Marie Kline Carr
Dec. 18, 1918-May 3, 2012
SHADY SHORES, Texas — Marie Kline Carr, 93, passed away peacefully at home Thursday, May 3, 2012. She resided in Shady Shores, Texas with her daughter and son-in-law, Janet and Steve Miller.

Dorothy Marie Thomas

May 8, 2012

Dorothy Marie Thomas
Feb. 5, 1925-May 4, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Dorothy Marie Thomas, 87, of Plymouth passed away Friday, May 4, 2012 in Danville. She was born Feb. 5, 1925 in Plymouth, the daughter of Alton and Rose (Halt) Carothers.
Dorothy graduated from LaPaz High School with the class of 1942. She lived nearly all of her life in the Plymouth area with the exception of the past four years, when she and Robert lived in the Danville area with their daughter Patricia.
She was a member of the Helpful Hour Friendship Club.

Skiles weighs in on class basketball debate in letter as PHS hosts town meeting tonight

May 8, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth High School will give Hoosier citizens a venue in which they can make their voices heard in the single-class/ multiclass state basketball tournament debate as the school hosts a town meeting tonight at 7 p.m. in the PHS auditorium.
The town meeting is the eighth in a series of 11 organized by State Senator Mike Delph (R-Carmel) and Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) Commissioner Bobby Cox, who will be in attendance along with Todd Samuelson and Ron Sissel, members of Plymouth’s 1982 state champion basketball team.

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