Archive - Nov 2011 - News Article
To see a video of Chelsea singing one of her favorite songs, visit www.thepilotnews.com and find the video feeds section at the bottom of the homepage.
PLYMOUTH â€” It was the final round of Michiana Idol, a singing contest held by Sturgis, Mich. radio station WBET 99.3. Chelsea Fink, once one of 50 original contestants, had traveled to Sturgis from Nappanee every weekend since Oct. 1, slowly advancing in the competition. She had made it to the very end, the Nov. 5 final performanceâ€”and she wasnâ€™t feeling very confident.
PLYMOUTH â€” Shop with a Cop organizers have a goalâ€”to take more than 300 children Christmas shopping Dec. 10. Collection buckets and paper ornaments for donations are set up in stores all around Marshall County, according to Hurshel Hunter of Plymouth FOP Lodge 195.
â€śWe couldnâ€™t do it without the volunteers,â€ť said Hunter.
He added that many schools in the county are also doing their own fundraisers for the program, which is now in its 16th year.
To take 300 children on the shopping trip, Shop with a Cop will need to collect between $40-44,000 in donations.
Photo courtesy of Columbia University
Culver Girls Academy alumni Alex Banfich and Waverly Neer hug after the Ivy League cross country race that qualified both for the NCAA Championships.
Triton students cheer on their girls basketball team during the Lady Trojans' game with Argos Tuesday.
PLYMOUTH â€” Ryan Ripley, Marshall County Democratic Party chairman, announced Friday that he will be resigning effective Dec. 1.
"I have enjoyed the past two years working with the Marshall County Democratic Party and wish future party leaders and candidates all the best with their upcoming efforts and campaigns," said Ripley.
He and his family will be moving to Fort Wayne in order to pursue new career opportunities.
Discussion among members of Culver's town council regarding last week's local election results ranged from praise for departing fellow members and Culver's clerk treasurer, who will be replaced starting in January, to decrying the controversial approach taken to political campaigning here during recent weeks.
Early holiday shoppers, rejoice! This weekend is packed full of Christmas-themed shopping opportunities. See below for more information.
â€˘ The Lakeville United Methodist Church, 610 N. Michigan St., will be hosting a bazaar and bake sale from 2 to 7 p.m Thursday. Crafts, blankets, and Christmas items will be available. If you have any questions please call 574-784-8873.
To view the video, go to video feeds at the bottom of the home page.
See a new pet available for adoption from the Marshall County Humane Society each week. This feature is under "Entertainment" and "Photo of the Week."
This week, local businesses owners and employees share their thoughts on keeping dollars in the community. See the video section or view on the Pilot News Facebook page.