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September 30th

Plymouth grad gets a break in Hollywood

September 30, 2010

LOS ANGELES, CA – Tyler Langdon had it a little bit backwards, but it seems to be working out.
The 2004 Plymouth grad finished Notre Dame and headed for Los Angeles to make it big – in the restaurant industry.

Trainer needs a few good people for boot camp

September 30, 2010

PLYMOUTH — Michelle Bougher wants area residents wishing to get into shape to come to attention.
Bougher is offering a fitness “boot camp” in a very unique setting. The four week program is for those who are willing to jump in boots first.
“It’s a little different than just going to the gym,” said Bougher of the program. “This is for people who want to make a little more commitment to the program. It’s not just the workouts but also nutrition and a full healthy lifestyle.”

IMPA energy program is coming Jan. 1

September 30, 2010

BREMEN — The towns of Bremen and Argos recently cast the only "no" votes as members of Indiana Municipal Power Agency against participation in a proposed energy reduction program.
Tim Montague, Bremen electric department superintendent, told the Bremen Town Council this week that his dissenting vote, and the one from Argos, were outnumbered, meaning participation will be required. Bremen, Montague said, could be paying as much as 4.1 percent more for its electricity in 2011.

Autumn Leed is living her dream

September 30, 2010

PLYMOUTH — You couldn’t blame Autumn Leed if she thought she was living in a Hollywood screenplay.
Searching for a new act to sign to his management company, Tony Priano of IT management found himself in a local factory, looking for a voice that he had heard eight years earlier.
“He came to the factory I worked at looking for ‘somebody who can sing named Amber or something,’” said Autumn. “Somebody said, ‘We have an Autumn who sings’ — and that was when everything chan-ged.”

September 29th

Amramp partners with Rebuilding Together

September 29, 2010

PLYMOUTH — Amramp, the newest division of Pathfinder Ser-vices, has partnered with Rebuilding Together in Plymouth for its non-profit efforts at comprehensive human and community development.
Rebuilding Together applied for a grant from the Marshall County Community Foundation to purchase materials to install a ramp for a Plymouth family and received the grant. The team worked to build a custom playhouse which was raffled at the Blueberry Festival to raise additional funds to build a ramp.

Local business celebrates 35 years in downtown

September 29, 2010

PLYMOUTH — It’s been a fun ride according to Jeff Jones, President of Anco Office Products.
“Back when we opened, we had no outside commercial accounts,” he said “Dad serviced our customers’ mechanical machines and I delivered most of the items on my Suzuki motorcycle!”
In 1975, Jones and his father bought out Anco Office Equipment on Water Street and moved to Michigan Street to the building formerly occupied by Plymouth Office Supply.

Complaint made about conflict of interest

September 29, 2010

PLYMOUTH — The interpretation of the Indiana State codes concerning filing “conflict of interest” statements prompted the Marshall County Democrat-ic Party to not only issue a press release Monday, but also to file an official complaint with the Marshall County Prosecutor’s office.
In its press release, the Democrats assert that current Marshall County Councilwoman Judith Stone, failed to file “conflict of interest” statements concerning county projects and payments made to two companies (Custom Tower Sys-tems, Inc. and CTS Realty) in which Stone’s husband has a 50 percent interest.

Area escaped hot summer's wrath

September 29, 2010

PLYMOUTH — Although many area yards had a crouton-like look and feel over the last six weeks, it has been a lucky summer for Marshall County and much of Northern Indiana.
Currently 54 Indiana counties were locked into active burn bans, while Marshall County entered fall without making the sizable list.

September 28th

Fun on the way for OOP fundraiser

September 28, 2010

By Rusty Nixon

PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth Country Club will become “MargariTATAville” this year on Oct. 2 as Marshall County’s Ounce of Prevention Foundation will hold its annual fundraiser.
Fun is the theme for the evening as residents are invited to come share food and drink while raising money to fight breast cancer. The festivities begin at 6 p.m.
Tickets are available at Oliver Ford in Plymouth. The menu includes island food including Hot Mama salsa and chips, specialty drinks and contests such as Low-Down Limbo, TaTa Twist and coconut races.

September 27th

Plymouth city budget has an easy night

September 27, 2010

PLYMOUTH – After a stormy process of putting it together, the 2011 budget for the city of Plymouth had a very quiet public hearing last night.
After a month of consternation over raises and paid holidays the Plymouth Common Council held its public hearing on the coming year’s budget and if initial public reaction is any indication, the Council appears to have arrived at a budget that’s at least acceptable to the public.
No one spoke for or against the budget when the floor was opened for public comment.

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