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November 22nd

Treat’s a downtown fixture for a generation

November 22, 2010

PLYMOUTH — There is one simple reason for Treat’s Squire Shop’s 45 years of service to the community.
“I have to eat dinner here; I have to look my customers in the face,” said Gary Treat. “I don’t want anybody giving me dirty looks, thinking that I sold them something that wasn’t the very best quality. That means loyalty. That’s how we survived over the years.”

Mayor hosts an ‘Unforgettable’ ball

November 22, 2010

PLYMOUTH — Each year, the Mayor of Plymouth holds a ball to benefit a local charity.
During the event held Saturday night at Christos Banquet Hall, Mayor Mark Senter pledged the proceeds to Heminger House Women and Children’s Shelter.
Senter said, “As the Mayor of Plymouth, I am always impressed with the charitable hearts that live in our community. We all need to join together to support those who have found themselves in need of assistance.”

November 19th

Next commissioner will be Compton

November 19, 2010

PLYMOUTH — The Ma-shall County Republican Party held a caucus Thursday night to select a new Marshall County Commissioner.
Currently Tom Chamberlin sits on the board, but he has tendered his resignation effective Dec. 31 in order to assume the duties of Marshall County Sheriff.
After three rounds of voting by the 18 precinct committeemen present, Greg Compton was named by Republican Chair David Holmes to fill the position for the next two years.

Plymouth board holds public hearing on project

November 19, 2010

PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth School Board held a public hearing last night concerning a proposed Capital Improvements and a Qualified School Construction Bond (QSCB).
Following the public hearing, the board voted 4-0 to move forward with the estimated $4,205,000 project. Board member Melissa Christiansen was absent from the meeting.
The hearing was held per Indiana statute. Projects more than $1 million or more in construction costs require a public hearing.

November 18th

Shop with a Cop season in full swing

November 18, 2010

PLYMOUTH — The season is upon us — Shop with a Cop season, when FOP Lodge #195 makes it possible for several local children to enjoy a Christmas that they might not otherwise have.

Local businesses are thinking global

November 18, 2010

PLYMOUTH — What action steps should Marshall County take to compete in a global economy?
This was the main question discussed at the Community Conversation on Economic Development held at Swan Lake Wednesday. 

Earthworks whole-house Christmas sale this weekend

November 18, 2010

DONALDSON — It’s that time again... time for the Earthworks Whole House Christmas Sale.
Every holiday-decorated room in the Earthworks House, 9815 Union Road, across the lake from Ancilla College and convent, will be filled with items for sale, most all of them $5 or less.
The sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 19 and Saturday, Nov. 20,
The Sisters and their friends offer rummage sale goodies (recycled, polished, ready for giving), hand-crafted items, many made by local artists and Earthworks homemade breads, oils, and jellies and jams.

November 17th

Monterey’s Smith rocks Indianapolis

November 17, 2010

Taylor Smith, a seventh-grader from Monterey, performed last month at the Hard Rock Cafe in downtown Indianapolis at a standing-room-only show her mother — Monterey Elementary School teacher Stephanie Smith — describes as “fabulous.”

Commissioners make purchases, hope to sort another

November 17, 2010

PLYMOUTH — The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office will have new squad cars — that will be trucks.
The Marshall County Commissioners opened bids for four new vehicles for the department that will be four door, four wheel drive pick up trucks, replacing four sedan cruisers in the fleet. Representatives of the sheriff’s office explained that the vehicles hold their value longer than sedans and have a greater resale at trade-in time. It was also said that several other local sheriffs departments have added pick-up trucks to their fleet and that they would be useful in bad winter weather.

Board discusses work in southern Marshall County

November 17, 2010

PLYMOUTH — Work will begin to start to alleviate some drainage issues around the town of Argos.
The Marshall County Drainage Board accepted bids for work to be done on the Myers Ditch that is on the town’s southwest side near the Madras Packaging facility.
The board received four bids for the work with the low bidder — J.D. Excavating — being awarded the work with a bid of $105,450. The project had an estimated cost of $114,474.

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