Archive - Mar 2011 - News Article
PLYMOUTH â€” The Delta Theta Tau Sorority will be hosting its fifth annual fundraiser Saturday, April 2 in the Knights of Columbus Hall, Columbus Drive, Plymouth. Doors open for this "Hollywood" Trivia Night at 5:30 p.m. and the game curtain rises at 7 p.m. Teams will work together to answer 100 trivia questions throughout the night. Reserve a "cast" table for $100 (max. 10 players per table). Bring food and snacks. Drinks may be purchased at the Lounge only.
CULVER â€”Â Culver Community Schools Kindergarten Roundup for those students in the Monterey Elementary attendance district will be held Tuesday, April 5 at 6 p.m. in the Monterey Elementary School cafeteria. Roundup for those students in the Culver Elementary attendance district will be held Wednesday, April 6 at 6 p.m. in the Culver Elementary School cafeteria. To be eligible for kindergarten a child must be five years old on or before Aug. 1, 2011. Children do not need to attend this informational meeting for parents.
CMA basketball team members met with friends, family and faculty at the schoolâ€™s pep rally Wednesday, showing the team support for its state championship game Saturday. Pictured, (from left) Hayes Barnes, Hyeony-Woo Kan, Alex Dodane, Charlie Kennedy, Willie Strong, Eljay Murray, Nick Zalduendo, Aramonti Philllips, Jermaine Myers, Juwan Brescacin, and Chier Ajou, team members.
BLOOMINGTON â€” Plymouth High School graduate (2007) and Indiana University senior Meredith Barron will undoubtedly remember many special events from her four years at I.U., but the one scheduled for April 12 will more than likely be a standout.
Barron persuaded rapper Lil Wayne â€” real name Dewayne Carter â€” to perform at the collegeâ€™s Assembly Hall during the annual Little 500 activities in April.
â€śIâ€™ve been a fan of Lil Wayne for four or five years,â€ť Barron said. â€śMy friends have been talking about trying to get him to come to our campus for a long time. So, I decided to give it a try.â€ť
BREMEN â€” The community came together last Thursday for an evening of giving and friendly competition with the 15th annual Swartzlander Basketball Benefit Game.
The proceeds from this year's event went to Jon Hershberger and his family. Last July, Hershberger was diagnosed with adenoid cystic carcinoma, a rare form of cancer. While donations are still coming in, the $26,518 raised after event expenses will help with current and future medical costs.
With the month of April -- and hence the seasons of spring and summer -- just over the horizon, Culverâ€™s economic year is, in many ways, just about to get started. With that in mind, members and leaders of Culverâ€™s Chamber of Commerce are gearing up for another busy year themselves, says Chamber President Dawn Brockey and Vice President Tony Sellers.
PLYMOUTH â€” Marshall County police are reporting that 21-year-old Kristan Kye Wright hasnâ€™t been seen since she left her grandmotherâ€™s house around noon on Friday, March 11.
Wrightâ€™s grandmother stated that she said she was going to work, but she never showed up at the Plymouth restaurant where she works as a waitress. No contact has been made with relatives or known friends since then.
Police said there is no indication of foul play and they believe Wright might have left on her own free will. However, they say want the publicâ€™s assistance in finding her.
PLYMOUTH â€” â€śBuild it and they will comeâ€¦â€ť was the admonishment in the movie Field of Dreams and it appears another sport in the area has taken that to heart.
Local soccer players may have a new place to hone their skills if the final questions can be worked out between Marshall County and the Plymouth Travel Soccer Club, which will include the Plymouth Recreational Soccer league as well. Curt Feece made a second trip to speak to the Marshall County Commissioners about building a new soccer complex on land the group hopes to lease from Marshall County.
BREMEN â€”Â March is Red Cross Month, and the American Red Cross is asking people to join them in helping those in need by volunteering their time, making a donation, taking a class or giving blood.
The Marshall County Red Cross Chapter will offer free one-hour Compression Only CPR classes Saturday, March 26 at the Senior Center located at 106 N. Center Street in Bremen, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Â Each class will begin on the hour and advance registration is encouraged.Â The classes are free and open to individuals age 14 and over.
PLYMOUTH â€” House of the Lord Church Food Pantry is accepting food donations. No donation is too small and food is greatly needed to fill the constant demand. The pantry is located at 16493 Lincoln Highway, Plymouth.
For more information contact Rev. James Patrick.