Archive - May 8, 2012 - Latest News
MARSHALL CO. â€”Republicans Tim Harman (State Rep. District 17) and Bill Cleavenger (County Coroner) won in Tuesdayâ€™s primary election, defeating their opponents Francis Ellert and Les Trump, respectively.
Harman received 3,142 votes in all, nearly 60 percent of votes cast for either Harman or Ellert.
Cleavenger received 3,331 votes in all, 68 percent of votes cast for Cleavenger and Trump.
Harman said that he was surprised at the results but attributes his win to hard work.
â€śI did hit 8,000 doors, I worked hard, I put it in Godâ€™s hands and here it is,â€ť said Harman Tuesday night.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Plymouth Fire Department responded to a fire at Maax USA at 1001 N. Oak Road Tuesday evening around 4:30. They called Argos, North Township, and Bremen fire departments for assistance for what turned out to be an accidental blaze. The fire burned fiberglass in the building and part of a container outside, causing a strong chemical smell in the air.
Plymouth firefighter Ed Marquardt, who was in charge at the scene, said that the fire would be investigated further to find a cause, but that he was unaware what started the fire at the time.
BREMEN â€“ A $6 million grant will be distributed among the best teachers at 28 school corporations across the state of Indiana â€“ including those at Bremen Public Schools.
Recipients of Indianaâ€™s $6 million â€śExcellence in Performance for Teachersâ€ť grant were announced by April 19 during a Statehouse ceremony.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Local gardeners and do-it-yourself landscapers, rejoice. A large amount of dirt leftover from the Pioneer Road expansion and currently piled on the Marshall County Jail property is now available for county residents to pick up.
County commissioners decided Monday that they would allow residents to haul away â€śa reasonable amount of dirtâ€ť in their personal vehicles during designated times in May. These times are Wednesday, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.