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'A carnival of lids' to help provide Riverside benches

January 31, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Calvary Lutheran’s pre-school program is hoping to put Riverside Intermediate School on the bench — literally.
Riverside’s ecology program is currently collecting plastic lids — for example those on beverage bottles, spray cans and margarine tubs — for a special recycling project.
According to Jill Montgomery, an ecology sponsor at Riverside, the recycled tops will be sent to a company in Terre Haute to be converted into benches for the school.

January 30th

Culver chili supper will benefit food pantry

January 31, 2011

The Culver Community Council of Churches, together with the Culver Lions Club, is sponsoring the annual “Chili Supper” from which all proceeds go to the Culver Food Pantry.
The event will be held Friday, February 5 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Vandalia Railroad Station in Culver. Freewill donations will be accepted at the door. All are welcome to this community event.

Heartland Camera Club calendar set

January 30, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The Heartland Camera Club has set its 2011 calendar for the year and invites the public, from beginners to advanced amateurs, to attend the monthly meetings. Held at the Life Enrichment Center, 1305 W. Harrison St., Plymouth, attendees with digital or film cameras can learn more about how to take better photographs every second Thursday of the month. Meeting dates include: Feb. 10, March 10, April 14, May 12, June 9, July 14, Aug. 11, Sept. 8, Oct. 13, Nov. 10, and Dec. 8.

Farm Outlook meeting Feb. 4

January 30, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Purdue Extension Marshall County Office and Farm Bureau Insurance are holding Purdue Farm Outlook meeting Friday, Feb. 4 at the Marshall County Extension office in room 304 of the Marshall County Building, 112 W. Jefferson St., Plymouth. It will start at noon with lunch provided and being subway sandwiches, chips, and drinks. At 12:30 p.m., Dean Payne, Farm Bureau Insurance Ag Specialist, will provide an update on crop insurance. At 1 p.m. Chris Hurt, Purdue Agriculture Economist, will provide the current snapshot of the farm economy for 2011 and address questions.

Bremen Public Library offers computer classes

January 30, 2011

BREMEN — The Bremen Public Library will begin a four-week series of introductory computer classes beginning Thursday, Feb. 10, from 2 to 4 p.m. These classes are designed for beginning computer users with limited or no previous computer experience. Each class session will be two hours and build upon the skills presented in the previous class. All sessions will include “hands-on” work on the library’s laptop computers. Registration for the classes is required and begins Jan. 27. There is no charge for residents of German Township.

January 29th

“Fight like a girl, Christina!” Community rallies around O-D student during cancer battle

January 29, 2011

HAMLET — “Fight like a girl, Christina!” has become the rallying cry for the Oregon-Davis Bobcats in support of their team manager, Christina Rotering. Rotering is battling lymphoblastic lymphoma, a form of non-Hodgskin’s Lymphoma that usually occurs in children. She was diagnosed with this cancer in May 2007, but, to everyone’s relief, went into remission three months later. The cancer became active again in her spine in August 2008, but she entered a second remission.

Culver coach hopes to share fencing passion in Marshall County via new academy

January 29, 2011

PLYMOUTH -- Anyone who’s watched “Zorro,” “Pirates of the Caribbean,” even “Star Wars,” or other films showcasing swashbuckling swordplay can appreciate Rebecca Schneider’s initial interest in the sport of fencing. And now, as part of her passion for bringing the sport to the Marshall County community, they can also try their hand at a few moves...or possibly embark on a lifelong love of fencing as Schneider herself wound up (inadvertently doing), starting in the early 1990s.

January 28th

Culver School Board seeks new member

January 28, 2011

CULVER — Due to the resignation of a school board member, Culver Community Schools Corporation is seeking applicants to be considered by the remainder of the board to serve as a replacement. The applicant must reside within the boundaries of Culver Community Schools Corp. Interested individuals should address a letter by Thursday, Feb. 10, to superintendent Brad Schuldt or board president, Gene Baker to the following address:
Culver Community School Corp., 700 School St., P.O. Box #231, Culver, IN.
Call 574-842-3364 for more information.

Water meter change out ongoing

January 28, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The City of Plymouth Water Department will continue for the next few months going door-to-door replacing the outdated water meters. Generally, meter change out takes 30 minutes or less. If this presents an inconvenience, customers are encouraged to make an appointment for the meter change out at the city office in person or by calling 574-936-2124.

Fitness Forum Sports and Wellness at LifePlex offers activities to recognize Heart Health Month

January 28, 2011

PLYMOUTH —  Fitness Forum Sports & Wellness at LifePlex in Plymouth is offering many events in recognition of Heart Health Month. Local cardiologist Dr.

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