Archive - Jul 2012
BOURBON â€” Can a small community mount an effective festival? The Triton community â€” Bourbon, Etna Green, and Tippecanoe â€” can do it as the Triton Community Summerfest 2012 takes place Aug. 10, 11 and 12 in Bourbon. Area residents and visitors are invited to share a fun experience in small town Midwest America at the Community Park Friday evening, with the official opening of 6:30 p.m. There will be carousel rides open and vendors selling their wares. Stay for the Miss Triton pageant at 7:30. Admission is $1 or paper products for the food pantry.
ARGOS â€” Although the Marshall County Fair week (July 15-21) is just around the corner, the superintendents of the Open Class displays are still welcoming entries of craft, foods, and sewing projects. According to Jane Yochum, co-superintendent for the Open Class, they usually average 400-500 exhibits from 125-150 exhibitors. Yochum has been overseeing the exhibits for the past 8 years. Helping her is Co-superintendent Karen McCartney.
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth entered Sundayâ€™s semifinal game against Highland Post 180 behind an offensive onslaught Saturday when it saw the team collect 23 runs on 20 hits in games against Crawfordsville Post 72 and Three Oaks post 204. However, Highland was the number one seed in the tournament and showed why in a 3-0 victory over the Diamond Spyders en route to the Patriot Classic championship at Bill Nixon Field.
BREMEN â€”Â A Bremen man was arrested after he led officers on a chase around town.
Wednesday, July 4 at about 11 p.m. Officer Siple of the Bremen Police Department conducted a traffic stop in the 100 block of North Center Street in Bremen. When the officer approached the vehicle to talk to the driver the driver accelerated at a high rate of speed. Officer Siple then pursued the suspect through the streets in the northeast side of Bremen where at Mill and Center streets the suspect struck a trailer.Â
Due to unusually low water levels in Lake Maxinkuckee so far this season, as well as the heat index Friday night, Culver's annual Moonlight Serenade has been shifted from its planned performances Friday and Sunday, to only Saturday night this weekend.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Plymouth split games for the second straight day in the Patriot Classic Friday, losing the first game to Highland Post 180, 10-0 and getting the victory in the night cap over Crawfordsville Post 72, 7-4.
Plymouth couldnâ€™t get much going in the first game.Â
Highland starter Anthony Gomez allowed only one Diamond Spyder hit, a second inning single by Nick Latham and allowed only four base runners in the 10-run-rule shortened game.
INDIANAPOLIS â€”Â Following weeks of public town meetings and surveying Indiana High School Athletic Association member schools, IHSAA Commissioner Bobby Cox has issued his final report on the study of the boys and girls basketball tournament formats.
PLYMOUTH â€” Encore Performing Arts will be hosting Alligator Blackbird for their second Music in the Park concert on Friday, July 6. The group combines rock, reggae, folk and pop influences to create a sound with something for everyone.
The group uses acoustic guitars, bass, ukulele, Cajun (box drum) and other percussion, along with vocal harmonies and the dynamic/soulful voice of front man Fabian Guzman, a Plymouth High School grad. This three-piece band can cover enough musical ground to satisfy just about any crowd.
PLYMOUTH â€” In deference to the extreme heat, the Plymouth Farmersâ€™ Market will forgo any activities other than a taste of blueberry shortcake.
The Plymouth Farmersâ€™ Market is held Saturdays from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the G & G parking lot at Garro and River, east of Michigan. Each weekend features entertainment and exhibits. The last day for the Market is Oct. 8, the second Saturday of the month.
MARSHALL CO. â€” The Marshall County Humane Society board met last week to discuss plans for the animal shelterâ€™s 30-year anniversary celebration, coming up July 21.
This is the first anniversary event of any kind that the shelter has had, according to board president Vickie Talcott.
â€śA lot of organizations donâ€™t last that long, and I think we are doing well,â€ť said Talcott. â€śI was here before there was an animal shelter, and it was not a good situation. (Animals) had almost no chance of survival.â€ť