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January 18th

New year, new member; same issue

January 18, 2011

By Angel Perkins
Staff Writer

BOURBON — The Bourbon Town Council convened for the first time in 2011 beginning a new year with a new member, Les McFarland.
McFarland was sworn in Thursday, Dec. 23, at 10 a.m., at the town hall by Bourbon Town Clerk Kimberly Berger, to begin his four-year term Jan. 1.
And though new to the position as council member, councilman Gary Collins nominated him as president as the first item of business. Incumbent councilmember Larry Wattenbarger expressed his disapproval after the motion was seconded by McFarland.

January 17th

Triton AD presents report, explains IMPACT

January 17, 2011

BOURBON — The Triton School Board heard the annual report on Triton athletics from Mason McIntyre, director of athletics, during its first meeting of 2011.
McIntyre began his remarks saying that he added a phrase to the Vision and Mission Statement. The addition reads: The Trojan Way: 15 Sports, ONE team.
McIntyre said 15 years ago, Triton had 13 varsity sports and now they have 15. He also explained that 15 years ago, coaches served as trainers with very little supplies. Now, the school has a full-time certified athletic trainer on site with needed supplies.

Bremen airman Gramm is flying high

January 17, 2011

BREMEN — An amazing seven-year journey culminated in a big payoff last month for Josh Gramm. At the end of a path which zig-zagged across the country, the 2003 Bremen High School graduate was presented his Air Force pilot’s wings in a ceremony at Sheppard Air Force Base in Texas.
Gramm, an admitted “overachiever,” didn’t get where he is today by accident. As a motivated student at BHS, he finished No. 2 in his class academically while competing in three sports and being active in multiple clubs.

Broken main

January 17, 2011

The Plymouth Water Department was busy fixing a service line that had broken on North Michigan Street between Harrison Street and North Street Friday. According to Eric Keilmann of the Plymouth Water Department, a water main on East Garro Street by the Farmers’ Market broke and had to be repaired as well.

January 16th

They set the standard at work & at home

January 17, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The list of accomplished Plymouth alums is a long one. Don and Evelyn Heim, members of the class of 1958 could likely take accolades for two different careers.
Both had acclaimed careers in the aerospace industry, and even with the high pressure demands of their jobs also raised three daughters. For the era in which they achieved both, they were a non-traditional family indeed.

Giving tickets made quicker

January 17, 2011

BOURBON — Police officers from the Bourbon and Plymouth Departments will soon be using the Indiana Supreme Court’s electronic Citation and Warning System (eCWS).
Instead of writing tickets, officers use a hand-held scanner to read bar codes on a drivers’ license and registration. The information on the license and/or registration is automatically entered on the ticket form.

Culp promoted to Det./Lt.

January 17, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department has a familiar face as a new Detective Lieutenant.
Duane Culp — a veteran of more than 20 years service in the Sheriff’s Department — successfully completed the promotion process and takes over as third in command at the Sheriff’s office with the appointment.
The process is an exhaustive one that began under outgoing Sheriff Jon VanVactor and concluded shortly after new Sheriff Tom Chamberlin began his duties.

January 14th

Monday meetings scheduled

January 14, 2011

Drainage board
PLYMOUTH – The Marshall County Drainage Board will meet on Tuesday at 8:30 a.m in the Commissioners Meeting Room.
On the agenda:
• Election of Officers and re-organization of boards
• Maintenance Bid
• Establish preliminary periodic maintenance on the Mentzel Ditch
• Stock Heston and Kline Arm – German Twp.
• Sign Ditch Maintenance Contracts of the Danner and Armey Ditch
Commissioners
PLYMOUTH – The Marshall County Commissioners will meet on Tuesday beginning at 9:30 or immediately following the Marshall County Drainage Board meeting.
On the agenda:

Sheriff submits Commissary Fund report

January 14, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Each year the Marshall County Sheriff issues his “Commissary Report” to the County Commissioners and County Council to show the intake and disbursement of funds from the Sheriff’s Commissary Fund.
The Commissary is a place where prisoners can purchase personal items as well as things such as candy bars. Below is a summary of outgoing Sheriff Jon VanVactor’s report for July to December of 2010.
The fund showed a balance of $23,686 on June 30 of this year.

Bremen’s Senior Center finally filling up

January 14, 2011

BREMEN — For some aging members of the Bremen community, the Bremen Senior Center has become an affordable and comfortable housing option.
The property, on the northwest corner of Plymouth and Market streets, has had numerous faces over the years. Once a bank, it later became a hotel, which deteriorated into one of the more notorious locations in the area.

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