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October 3rd, 2014

Sheriff's department warns of possible scam

October 3, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — Several Culver residents have received phone calls stating they are late on paying their property taxes, a lien will be placed on their property and the police are on the way with a warrant for their arrest. Some are automated calls. Also they are leaving messages on answering machines with a number to call back.

Death notices 10-3-14

October 3, 2014

Crystal L. Keller
Sept. 30, 2014
LANSING, Mich. — Crystal L. Keller, 54, Lansing, Mich., died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. Services are pending at the Van Gilder Funeral Home, Plymouth.
Noma Leland
Oct. 1, 2014
DONALDSON — Noma Leland, 97, Donaldson, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Services are pending at the Van Gilder Funeral Home, Plymouth. 
Ronald Mullins
Oct. 1, 2014
ARGOS — Ronald Mullins, 71, Argos, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Services are pending at the Van Gilder Funeral Home, Plymouth.

Regional marching bands to compete on the field Saturday

October 3, 2014

PLYMOUTH — For some people, the halftime shows are the best part of Friday Night Lights.

Those people and others who appreciate the precision and practice required to bring those shows to life in front of a crowd will be sure to attend the 16th annual Harvest Festival Marching Invitational Saturday in Plymouth’s Rockpile stadium.

Hosted by the Pride of Plymouth, 14 bands from the region are taking part, putting on their shows and doing their best to impress the judges. The Festival starts at 5 p.m., with the first band, Bremen, taking the field soon after.

County Commissioners October 6

October 3, 2014

The Marshall County Commissioners will hold their regular meeting on October 6 at the county building. Below is posted their proposed agenda.

Marshall County Commissioners
October 6, 2014
Proposed Agenda

8:30 am USI
• Jefferson Street Bridge

8:40 am Bart Trester-USI
• 7th Road update
• Metronet update

8:50 am Clyde Avery - EMA Director
• Grant application approval

9:00 am Ward Byers – Court Services Director
• Employment contract

9:10 am Drew Hettich – Wiers Trucking
• Bid process

9:20 am Stacy Richer

Ball State economist says September jobs numbers "mixed"

October 3, 2014

Ball State economist Michael Hicks says September’s job numbers paints a familiar story of mixed growth.

“Things are better, but not yet good, he says. “The numbers aren’t bad as 248,000 new jobs were added last month and employment for August was revised up to 180,000 from 142,000.”

While the U.S. Department of Labor announced Friday that the nation’s unemployment rate dropped to 5.9 percent from 6.1 percent, a closer examination of the underlying numbers is far less satisfying, says Hicks, director of Ball State’s Center for Economic and Business Research.

Grants awarded to 10 Marshall County organizations

October 3, 2014

PLYMOUTH – The Marshall County Community Foundation awarded $66,210 in grants Oct. 2 at Key Bank. The grant money was part of the second round of 2014 community fund grants to be passed out.

Ten groups were awarded funds for the year. Each representative stood and spoke for a moment about what their grant money was funding in the community.

Glenn’s dynamic duo; Combes, Dodson having memorable senior seasons

October 3, 2014

WALKERTON — Zach Combes and Adam Dodson are Glenn’s dynamic duo.
The Falcon seniors form arguably the best running back duo in the Northern State Conference, one that is as productive, if not more, than most you’ll find in the entire state of Indiana.
Combes and Dodson have combined to rush for 1,090 yards and 14 rushing touchdowns in six games this season.
“I would like to coach for 20 or 30 more years and it’s going to be awfully difficult to have a duo better than this for the rest of my life,” Glenn head coach Dave Sharpe admitted. “I’m enjoying this moment for sure.”
Sharpe should.

Results 10-03

October 3, 2014

Boys tennis
CMA wins 11th title
Culver Military’s boys tennis team earned its 11th straight sectional championship with a 5-0 victory over Rochester Thursday night.
The Eagles gave up just three total games in the dominant win.
CMA thus advance to its home regional opposite the winner at the Peru Sectional next Tuesday.
SINGLES: 1. Sam Concannon (CMA) beat Jackson Sawyer, 6-0, 6-0; 2. Chris Bilicic (CMA) beat Markis Smiley, 6-0, 6-0; 3. Joshua Thompkins (CMA) beat Justin Phoun, 6-0, 6-0.

North Liberty woman dies in accident

October 3, 2014

POLK TOWNSHIP — A 29-year-old woman from North Liberty died from injuries sustained in a single car accident late Wednesday night.

According to the police report, Melissa Newcomb died from internal injuries after her 1990 Oldsmobile crashed into a concrete pole near the intersection of Tamarack and 4B roads. The accident occurred at about 10:30 p.m.

October 2nd

Norman L. Klinedinst

October 2, 2014

Norman L. Klinedinst
Aug. 12, 1931 – Oct. 1, 2014
PLYMOUTH — Norman L. Klinedinst, 83, formerly of the Swan Lake area in Tyner, passed away on Wednesday morning, Oct. 1, in his home.
Born in his family home in Tyner, Norm was the son of Ira and Vera Catherine (Powell) Klinedinst. He graduated from Tyner High School with the class of 1949, being a Tyner star as he played basketball and softball during high school.
On Jan. 15, 1950, Norm married Eileen June Stoneburner at their home in Tyner. To this union three girls were born: Sharon, Vicki and Laurie.

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