Archive - Apr 30, 2012 - News Article
BOURBON â€”Â Marshall County Coroner Bill Cleavenger released the name of the driver killed Sunday afternoon in a car/semi accident at US 30 and Cedar Road in Bourbon.
82-year-old Donald E. Ferguson, of Plymouth, was killed instantly late Sunday afternoon after his car was struck from behind by a semi trailer tanker truck on US 30 as Ferguson was making a right hand turn on to Cedar Road.
Cleavenger said that Ferguson's vehicle came to rest in a field on the south east corner of the intersection. Mr. Ferguson died at the scene from blunt force trauma.
MARSHALL CO. â€”Â The Marshall County Sheriff's Department received a call shortly before 7 a.m. Sunday from a 21-year-old female who was on foot in the area of Rose Road and Mill Pond Trail.
Officers spoke with the woman and determined that non-consensual sex had occurred between her and Wayne M. Davis, 25, who lived nearby.
The investigation is still ongoing.
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth High School French teacher Monty Peden is going out with a bang as he and his students plan the last major event before his retirement â€” and before the end of French being offered at the school. Next year, Chinese will be a foreign language option for students in the place of French.
Pedenâ€™s students, as well as many other teachers and parent volunteers, are collaborating to hold â€śPHS French Olympicsâ€ť May 6.
â€śWe are modeling, as much as can at the high school level, the real Olympics,â€ť said Peden.
LAKEVILLE â€”Â The Union-North School Board voted to establish a new position of Director of Operations over custodial staffs, transportation, grounds and maintenance for the 2012-2013 school year. During a meeting on April 26, the vote on the matter was 3-2 with members Dave Grenert, Dennis Graf, and Mike Berger voting in favor and Rob Swathwood and Mark Dickson voting in opposition. The newly created position will consolidate the Director of Maintenance and Director of Transportation duties into one.