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PLYMOUTH â€” All that Jazz and all that cash were good things for the Boys & Girls Club of Marshall County Saturday night.
The Club held its annual fundraising dinner and auction with some very good results. At the end of the night they were able to bring in around $29,000.
â€śI think people liked the fact we had a wide variety of items in our silent auction,â€ť said Billie Treber, director of the Club. â€śWe didnâ€™t have just all high-end items like jewels or trips. I think everybody enjoyed that.â€ť
If things seem quiet in Culver regarding the Antiquarian and Historical Society of Culver and its museum and research facility, The Center for Culver History, itâ€™s not because nothingâ€™s happening, say Jim Peterson, AHS President, and Jim Sawhook, Vice President (and Museum Manager).
PLYMOUTH - They said there would be days like these.
Weather forecasters warned motorists in advance that Mother Nature may have something nasty in store for Monday, but what happened was hardly anticipated. Temperatures combined with Sunday rain made for an icy commute on Monday morning. Weather throughout the day made travel tough until snow began to fall, covering the icy mix.
PLYMOUTH â€” The annual meeting of Care and Share will be held on Thursday, Feb. 24 at the Plymouth Wesleyan Church.
Care and Share was originally organized to allow individuals, businesses, organizations and churches to pool their donations into one central fund for distribution to those in our area experiencing emergency financial difficulties.
DONALDSON â€” Beginning Experience (B.E.) Weekend Retreat for Widowed, Divorced or Separated Persons will be held at the Lindenwood Retreat Center, Donaldson, from 7 p.m. Friday, March 4 to 3 p.. Sunday, March 6. The Christian-based retreat helps grieving, single-again persons to emerge from the darkness of grief, depression, anger or loss to move toward the future with renewed hope. Register before Feb.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Dr. Mark Allen, pastor of Sunrise Chapel, is hosting a series of â€śDiscussions on Heavenâ€ť based on the book, "Heaven is for Real," by Todd Burpo. The first discussion will be Sunday, Feb. 27, at 9:30 a.m. at Sunrise Chapel.
The book contains a story of a 4-year-oldâ€™s trip to heaven and back. Descriptions are given of meeting long departed relatives, Jesus and angels, and how â€śreally, really bigâ€ť God is. Having it all backed by scripture will forever change the way you think of eternity. According to the book, heaven is a place where â€śNobody is old and nobody wears glasses.â€ť
The Bremen Police Department is used to trading in its used vehicles for new ones, which it will soon do with two within its six-vehicle fleet. However, it isn't accustomed to the simultaneous staff turnover it currently faces.
Dispatcher Laverne Replogle retired Feb. 17 after 17 years between the BPD and the Marshall County Sheriff's Department 911 center. Barb Capron, the department's dispatch supervisor, will retire Feb. 28 after 28 years of service.
Capron's position will be filled in-house by Melinda Daily, a radio operator of 23 years who will move from Class B to Class A.
Two Culver children will be heading to Disney World this month thanks in large measure to the efforts of Culver High Schoolâ€™s Student Council and its ccordinator, Tina Stacy. Surpassing all expectations, the students are seen here with a check for $10,416, nearly all of the money allocated for young Chloe Hough and Chris Webb, whose Make-A-Wish endeavor began last fall.
The preliminary Marshall County 2010 Census figures are in.
Marshall County grew 4 percent during the last 10 years from 45,128 to 47,051.Â
Indiana grew at a 6.6 percent rate. Most of Indianaâ€™s growth occurred in the central part of the state.
Hamilton and Hendricks counties were the fastest growing areas of the state.
PLYMOUTH â€” Itâ€™s a becoming a tradition that nobody wants to end.
Several years ago the Plymouth High School theater class â€” tired of buying scripts that they eventually ended up re-writing anyway â€” decided to write their own play and put it on stage. Itâ€™s something that has taken on a life of its own.
For the third year, the class presents a show theyâ€™ve written called â€śA World of Wordsâ€ť Friday and Saturday at the PHS Auditorium. Show time each night is 7 p.m.