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August 25th

Big business: Draining American wallets at the pump?

August 26, 2011

KNOX — Scott Imus, Executive Director of the Indiana Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association was a special guest speaker at a gas price forum held at the Knox Community Center Thursday night. Imus, who is considered a leading authority in the area of fuel prices, was in Knox as a guest of State Representative Nancy Dembowski, Senator Ed Charbonneau and WKVI radio.
Imus told residents that there were many myths regarding retailers and the profits they make off the price of gasoline.

Heim nominated at Culver Republican caucus - will run against incumbant Howard

August 25, 2011

Culver’s Karen Heim was voted Republican party nominee for town clerk in this November’s election, at the town’s Republican caucus last Thursday.
Following an introduction by Marshall County Republican Chairman Dave Holmes, both Heim and opponent Jeanette Surrisi were given time for brief, pre-vote statements to the audience, which filled the large meeting room of the Culver-Union Township Public Library, where the caucus was held.

Sheryl Crow goes car shopping in Bremen

August 25, 2011

BREMEN — Singer Sheryl Crow recently paid a surprise visit to Special Edition, Inc. in Bremen.
“Her manager called about a month ahead of time but wouldn’t say who was coming,” said Carey Hines, vice president of Special Edition, Inc.
The star stopped by Special Edition the day of her performance at the Morris Performing Arts Center in South Bend, Aug. 17.

City's Main Street submission not accepted

August 25, 2011

PLYMOUTH — After working furiously up to the last minute before the deadline to complete a proposal for a Main Street grant that could have possibly meant renovations to the old fire house in Plymouth, it was learned that proposals could not be accepted by email. The submission directions, which apparently were not included in the proposal packet, stated that only hard copies would be honored.

August 24th

Day two flies by in county budget hearings

August 24, 2011

PLYMOUTH — “In all the years I’ve been looking at budgets these are the best I’ve ever seen.”
Most of the Marshall County Council could echo the sentiments expressed by President of the Council Matt Hassel as it concluded the second day of budget hearings for the coming year. The reason for the feeling was simple.
“These were serious, bare bones budgets,” said Hassel. “I think it proves that all our department heads are aware of the kind of economy we still face and are willing to work with us to get done what we have to get done.”

Plymouth area motorists get a break at the pumps

August 24, 2011

PLYMOUTH — It’s unclear what started the “gas war” among several Plymouth gasoline stations Tuesday; but local motorists wasted no time in getting to the pumps.
The Murphy station just off of U.S. 30 apparently was the first to drop its price to $3.19 a gallon. As the word spread, others stations starting matching that price and eventually going lower.

August 23rd

Lightning damage to well, plant

August 23, 2011

PLYMOUTH — During the Board of Public Works and Safety meeting last night, Plymouth Utility Superintendent, Donnie Davidson, reported some damage to a well at the Ledyard Water Plant.
Davidson said, ‘We had some pretty severe lightning damage.’

Alumni rockin' on for the Rockies

August 23, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Fans will help the Rockies rock on at the team’s home opener Friday night.
The Plymouth Alumni Association will host WTCA’s pre and post game shows under the tent at ‘The Rock’ Friday with a little help from special musical guest The Charles Dalton Band. The party starts at 5:15 p.m. before Plymouth takes on Rochester in their first home football game of the new season.

August 22nd

Nas-wau-kee Indian marker in Culver still needs funds

August 22, 2011

Donations are still needed to fund the metal plaque to attach to the boulder for the Chief Nas-wau-kee historical marker at Lake Maxinkuckee. The dedication will be September 16 at 5 p.m. The boulder was placed and landscaped by Boy Scout Bryan McKinney for his Eagle award.
The plaque will be 20x24 inches and cost $750. To donate to help pay for the Nas-wau-kee plaque, please send check to Potawatomi Trail of Death Assn., Fulton Co. Hist. Soc, 37 E 375 N, Rochester IN 46975. FCHS is a not-for-profit 501( c ) 3 corporation so donations are tax deductible.

2004 Plymouth graduate travels to Ghana

August 22, 2011

PLYMOUTH —Jim Kubley, 26, son of Dr. Rod and Sue Kubley and a 2004 graduate of Plymouth High School, is home for a short visit following a 27 month stint with the Peace Corps.

Jim graduated from Bethel College in 2008 having majored in Economics and Business Administration.
He took some time off, volunteering at the Boys & Girls Club before receiving his nomination and invitation to join the Peace Corps.

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