Archive - Feb 2011 - Latest News
PLYMOUTH â€” Itâ€™s been a celebration 50 years in the making and United Way of Marshall County took the time Thursday evening to say thank you to volunteers and donors in its 50th Anniversary campaign at Christos Banquet Center.
The United Wayâ€™s annual recognition dinner took time to highlight all the campaignâ€™s heroes and gave a chance for current Campaign Chair Melissa Owen to pass the torch to next yearâ€™s Chair Chad Dreibelbis.
ARGOS â€” The Argos Public Library (APL) now offers its patrons the availability of Ancestry Library Edition which is powered by Ancestry.com. Ancestry Library Edition brings the worldâ€™s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to the library and delivers billions of records all at no cost to APL library users. Itâ€™s an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North America, the UK, Europe, Australia, and more.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” For most, Feb. 23 is just another day in February, but for some WWII Veterans, it is a reminder os something much more important. It marks the 66th year anniversary of the most historical day of WWII, the seizure of Mount Suribachi on the island of Iwo Jima, Japan. Some Americans remember the historical flag-raising by five Marines and one Navy Corpsman, but few will understand the epic battle for Iwo Jima that cost the United States 4,590 lives and wounded 24,096 Marines and Sailors.
LAKEVILLE â€” Residents of the Union-North United School District interested in seeing the completed renovations to the LaVille Jr.-Sr. High School are encouraged to take a walk through the media center, auxiliary gymnasium, main office and front hallway during an open house planned for Thursday, Feb. 10 from 6:30 to 7 p.m. The school is located at 69969 U.S. 31, Lakeville. For more information call Dr. Terry E. Barker, 574-784-8141.
When beloved, life-long Culver businessman and community servant Bill Snyder died last year, his family knew they wanted to do something to thank the staff and administration at Miller's Merry manor nursing home in Culver not only for all they did for Snyder, but for all they do in general. Recently that appreciation manifested itself tangibly in a large, brand-new, flat-screen television for use in Millers' dining room, something which will benefit all residents as well as staff.
PLYMOUTH â€“ A man who did much for student athletes all over Indiana as an administrator has been honored by his home county for his skills on the basketball court.
Most Marshall County resident's know Larry Pinkerton for his 19 years as Principal at Plymouth High School. In his time there Pinkerton served in various leadership positions for the IHSAA and helped further the opportunities for student athletes at PHS and everywhere in the state.
PLYMOUTH â€“ The Marshall County Commissioners and Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter have decided to lift the Level 1 Snow Emergency Declaration in effect for Marshall County beginning Thursday morning.
Meeting Wednesday afternoon the Commissioners and Senter made the decision to lift the Level 1 declaration beginning at 6 a.m. Thursday, however they did decide to keep in place a Level 2 declaration in effect for the time being. The Level 2 Declaration issued on Feb. 1 is set to expire at 5 a.m on Friday unless officials decide at a later time to extend it further.
2 hour delay Regular classes at 10:00 am
Argos Community Schools
Closed Administrative office closed
Bremen Public Schools
2 Hour Delay
Culver Community School Corp.
John Glenn School Corp.
Closed Closed Thursday
Knox Community Schools
North Judson-San Pierre Sch Corp.
North Liberty Christian School
Oregon-Davis School Corp.
Plymouth Comm. Schs-St. Michael's
St. Paul's Lutheran School - Bremen
School 2 hr delay Preschool at 10 A.M.
Triton School Corporation
PLYMOUTH â€” Although area residents pass by the Plymouth First United Methodist Church on Michigan Street in Plymouth day after day, they may not be aware of the rich history that goes with the building and congregations past and present.
The church will observe its 175th anniversary this year.Â After serving as a mission station with a circuit-riding pastor, William Farns-worth for five years, the church was formally organized in 1836 as the Methodist Episcopal Church.Â
NASHVILLE â€” Some old friends will be coming to the area for a musical reunion of sorts next weekend as the band Winchester Fletcher will play a Friday night show, Feb. 11 at the Bearâ€™s Den in Argos and then hit the stage at the Dandelion in Plymouth the next night, Saturday, Feb. 12.
The band features two familiar names to the area in Justin Hall and Bill Rice, who have been making a name for themselves with the band in Nashville. Hall decided it was time to come home for a visit.