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PLYMOUTH â€” Wednesday night was a celebration as healthcare professionals and volunteers joined together at the newly remodeled Marshall County Historical Society and Museum to celebrate 100 years of community outreach by a hospital that has had a few makeovers but yet sets a high standard for regional healthcare.
One hundred years ago, two doctors saw a great need in the Plymouth community.Â Dr T. A. Borton and Dr. N. B. Aspinall built a three-story building at 310 N. Michigan St. (present site of the Plymouth Building).
PLYMOUTH â€” While major damage seemed to be averted Tuesday, heavy winds damaged several trees and power lines in the Marshall County area.
The rest of the state wasnâ€™t so lucky.
According to the Associated Press, a storm system rushing across the northern Midwest spawned several funnel clouds, with touchdowns near Kokomo and in Wabash.
One house is heavily damaged and six other structures have roof damage after a tornado hit east of downtown Kokomo on Tuesday.
PLYMOUTH â€” Two candidates are vying for a seat on the Marshall County Council - District 4: Democratic candidate Ryan Ripley and Republican incumbent Judith Stone.
Judith (Judy) Stone will seek re-election on the Republican ticket for the Marshall County Council District 4 seat. As a business owner, combined with her 34 plus years of business experience her many years of serving the people has been critical to her efforts in keeping Marshall County fiscally sound.
CULVER â€” Two candidates are vying for a seat on the Marshall County Council - District 2: Democratic candidate Chris Kline and Republican candidate John Benedict.
Seeking his first term on the Marshall County Council, Benedict is currently on the Union Township Advisory Board.
Thistleberry Farms in South Bend sees a lot of visitors at its corn maze this time of year. Heading there from Plymouth recently were Ashley Harrell, Carson Pifer, Haley Harrell, Mary Elizabeth Beatty, Elijah Nixon, Drew Harrell, and Kyle Johnson.
LAPAZ (HSPA) â€” One candidate is studying finance in college. The other learned budgeting during the Great Depression.
Elma Konya, an 89-year-old who has been North Township trustee for 39 years, is challenged by 20-year-old college junior Chelsea Roose.
So what makes Roose, majoring in banking and finance at Indiana University South Bend, think she can oust such a tenured incumbent?
With towns in the news for electing 18- and 19-year-old mayors, Roose figured sheâ€™d have an equal shot at trustee.
Two candidates face incumbent Nancy Dembowski for State Representative (D-17) in next Tuesdayâ€™s Election: Francis Ellert and Richard Liedtky.
House District 17 includes Starke County as well as portions of Marshall and LaPorte Counties. Communities located within the district include: Culver, Kingsford Heights, Knox, North Judson and Plymouth.
With a background in local government, incumbent Indiana House Representative Nancy Dembowski is seeking to return to Indianapolis.
PLYMOUTH â€” Although the concept of Money Smart Week is new to Marshall County, United Way Executive Director Jennifer Maddox was pleased that several local businesses volunteered to be a part of the events of the week, sponsored by the United Way.
During the Saturday portion of the fair, Maddox said, â€śThe response from professionals has been outstanding.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€” The Plymouth High School marching band â€”Pride of Plymouth â€” made Plymouth High School history Saturday evening by becoming the first-ever marching band from Plymouth to qualify for the Indiana State School Music Associationâ€™s Marching Band state finals.
The band is under the direction of Bryan Ames and Lisa Wallyn.Â Â Guard director is Nikki Horner. Â Drum majors for the band are Tori MacLain, Elizabeth Wolford, Addie Palmer and Stephen John-son.
PLYMOUTH â€“ Once the promise of gold had brought them to Deadwood, but now the once thriving city of outlaws run by Jimmy Hayward only sees the occasional stagecoach. Itâ€™s the prime address for murder.
Your job on Oct. 28 is to solve that murder mystery as part of Delta Theta Tauâ€™s Murder Mystery Dinner for this year. The ladies have turned Christoâ€™s Banquet Center into Deadwood for a night of fun, food and prizes with all the proceeds going to The Boys & Girls Club of Marshall County.