Archive - Sep 2010 - Latest News
PLYMOUTH â€“ Itâ€™s time for the city of Plymouth to take a look at a recent trend by businesses in the area according to City Engineer Rick Gaul.
Gaul came before the Board of Public Works and Safety to discuss the drilling of monitor wells around by businesses around the city. Who will be responsible for those wells in city right of ways if damage should occur was Gaulâ€™s concern.
PLYMOUTH â€” The 100th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of St. Michael Catholic Church, 611 N. Center St., Plymouth, will be celebrated with a special Mass and a buffet dinner for parishioners and friends Wednesday, Sept. 29.
â€śWe will also be celebrating the St. Michael Feast of the Archangels Day,â€ť Father William Kummer, pastor of the church since August of 2002, said. â€śEvery year, we try to do something special on our name day. Last year, we dedicated our schoolâ€™s new playground.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€” Ford Motor Company and Oliver Ford are doing what they can to keep the music playing in Plymouth.
John Oliver III of Oliver Ford had the pleasure of presenting Plymouth High School Band Director Bryan Ames and Plymouth High School Principal Jim Condon a check for $5,720 for the Plymouth Music Boosters as part of Fordâ€™s Drive One 4 UR School program.
LAKEVILLE â€” During a meeting last night, the Union-North School Board approved the awarding of bids for the LaVille Elementary School project.
Bonds for the $4.2 million project will be offered for sale today.
Superintendent Terry Bar-ker made the recommendation to hold the project at the $4.2 million cost, but did indicate that there were other improvements that could have been made within the project.
PLYMOUTH â€” One local couple is making an investment in the future of the community.
Paul and Carol Nye, working with the Marshall County Community Foundation, have set up a special fund to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Marshall County. The Pendergast, Rosander, Nye Fund will help the club for years to come.
â€śThe whole reason for us doing this is the Boys & Girls Club,â€ť said Carol. â€śWe feel the Club is so important to the community and thatâ€™s why weâ€™re here, to give back to the community.â€ť
WALKERTON â€” They say school can be fun, but at John Glenn this weekend it is literally a carnival.
The school will be celebrating its second Fall-O-Ween Fest with rides, games, food and concerts all to raise money for scholarships and the non-profit organizations helping with the event. The fun kicks off at 5 p.m. Friday, and runs through 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, at John Glenn High School, Walkerton.
Last year $12,000 in scholarships went to 16 John Glenn graduating seniors.
BREMEN â€” â€śThey help protect our freedom. They deserve everything we give them,â€ť said Audrey Reed, a member of the Bremen Ladies Auxiliary, host of a benefit dinner to raise funds for local Operation Quiet Comfort campaign.
The event is slated Saturday, Sept. 25, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Bremen VFW and American Legion Post, 1750 W. Plymouth St., Bremen.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Life Enrichment Center will host a very unique art exhibit by local artist Wayne W. Hostetler from Sept. 28 to Oct. 8.
The exhibit will also be open on Saturdays for the public to view with the artist present. Hostetler will also be present during afternoons during the show at the Center at 1305 W. Harrison in Plymouth.
The show is unique in many ways. Its centerpiece will be a life- sized alligator. It will feature three different mediums â€“ sculpture, water colors and photography â€“ and none of the pieces are for sale.
PLYMOUTH â€” A lot of troops overseas will have a smile on their faces thanks to the help of the Plymouth Phi Delts and the Patriot Guard.
Patriot Day activities by the Plymouth club including a procession and memorial at Oak Hill Cemetery and a post procession gathering raised $1,600 for the Patriot Guard that sends care packages overseas for servicemen as well as funding several programs for the families of those serving overseas.
The Pride of Plymouth Marching Band attended the Concord High School marching band invitational Saturday, Sept. 18. For the second week in a row, the band placed first at the invitational. Fairfield came in second; John Glenn was third; NorthWood was fourth; and Wawasee was fifth. The Plymouth Band also swept all of the captions awards winning Best Music, Best Visual, and Best General Effect. This coming weekend, the band will compete in the Penn High School invitational. Pride of Plymouth drum majors (from left): Addie Palmer, Elizabeth Wolford, Victoria MacLain, and Stephen Johnson.