Archive - Jun 2012 - Latest News
PLYMOUTH â€” Jason Nemeth, of Plymouth, joined the Army National Guard September, 12, 2006 and was assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 151st Infantry.Â He was deployed to Afghanistan in August of 2009 for a 10 month tour.
Donny Poczik caught this five pound Coho Salmon out of Michigan City May 20. Submit your â€śBig Catchâ€ť photos throughout June and July; photo contest winners will be notified Aug. 1. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com; or drop off your photos at 214 N. Michigan St., Plymouth; or mail to P.O. Box 220, Plymouth, IN 46563.
Finally! Mother Nature has been hiding her rain since June 16, with only one slight, quick scattered shower since. High temps have combined to cause the area to be designated a drought area and there has been a burn ban in effect for weeks. But today, about 10 minutes ago (at this 2:13 p.m. posting), the skies darkened up and she let loose her fury of rain, causing quick puddles and flash flooding in areas around Marshall County. Check back for more weather details as they become available.
This weekend's Lake Max Challenge Stand-up Paddleboard (SUP) event, Indianaâ€™s only World Paddle Association Sanctioned race, is drawing racers from all over the Midwest and even Hawaii, according to event organizers Ed and Becky Furry of Sail22 in Culver. Whatâ€™s that mean? Simply, elite pro racers and recreational racers will earn ranking points for the World Paddle Association rankings and Midwest SUP circuit, which allow racers to compete at national and world competitions.
MARSHALL CO. â€” Marshall County police attempted to stop Renee Craig in her vehicle for a parole violation on U.S. 30 Wednesday afternoon. Craig turned north onto Tulip Road off of U.S. 30 , slid on gravel, left the road and drove over a stop sign. She then attempted to back up and struck a vehicle owned by the Marshall County Sheriff's Department. Craig was injured in the accident and taken to Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center in Plymouth. Officers found evidence of meth in her vehicle and called the Indiana State Police lab for clean up.
MARSHALL CO. â€” Willie Earl Mackey was arrested Sunday by Marshall County police for sexual misconduct of a minor, a Class C felony. During the investigation, it was discovered that Mackey inappropriately touched a 15 year old female at a residence in Marshall County.
ARGOS â€”Â This year is the 45th anniversary of the Marshall County Blueberry Festival. The theme is â€śA World of Possibilities.â€ť
On Saturday, the first official event of the festival will be the crowning of the new 2012 Miss Blueberry, when a total of 16 beautiful young ladies vie for the crown, at the 2012 Miss Blueberry Scholarship Pageant.
PLYMOUTH â€” Encore Performing Arts will open their season of entertainment this Friday evening with Ohio-based group â€śParrots of the Caribbean.â€ť
â€ś(The group) is a salute to Jimmy Buffett,â€ť said Encore director Deborah Gidley. â€śWe had them last year for the first time and it went over really well. It was probably our best show from last season, so we decided to bring them back for this year.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€” Two Plymouth High School students were killed Thursday night in a car crash on 12th Road.
Marshall County Coroner Bill Cleavenger released details on the violent crash that took the life of the boys who were students at PHS.Â
Killed instantly were 16-year-old Vincent Cody Poczik, the driver, and his 16-year-old passenger Hunter Brandt, both of Plymouth.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Goshen-based Malibu Tanning plans to open their first Marshall County salon during late July or early August. The salon will be located at 1913 N. Michigan St., Suite 3, near Family Video and Kroger.
Office administrator Jessica Frederick said that a manager for the new store has already been hired, and the company will begin searching for staff locally in a few weeks. They will need about five employees to staff the salon. Frederick noted that employees must be at least 18 years old.