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MARSHALL CO. â€” An excessive heat warning is in effect from noon today until 8 p.m. Saturday, July 7 for Marshall County. Temps will be in the 90s.
Temperatures will be in the middle to upper 90's and highs of 100 are possible for Thursday and Friday. The heat index will peak around 100 degrees each afternoon and even as high as 105 to 110 Thursday and Friday.
Take extra precaution if you must be outside.
MARSHALL CO. â€” The county-wide burn ban first put in place nearly a month ago and revised to specifically prohibit fireworks last week will remain in effect for Independence Day festivities this Wednesday, said Marshall County commissioners Monday morning in their regularly scheduled meeting.
PLYMOUTH â€” Just a month ago, 15-year-old Hope Banghart, a Plymouth High School student, was going about her daily life without any problems. When Hope started complaining to her mother, Debbie Banghart, of feeling light headed and signs of fatigue, her mother figured the teen was just feeling under the weather because of the summer heat. Unfortunately, Hopeâ€™s symptoms kept getting worse.
In honor of the community-wide observation of the Woodcraft Campâ€™s centennial this summer, the Crisp Visual Arts Center, located on the campus of Culver Academies, is opening to the public a special exhibition of Native American-related artworks from the Culver collection.
ARGOS â€” â€śA World of Possibilitiesâ€ť was presented to the audience Saturday evening as the 2012 Marshall County Blueberry Festival opened its events with the Miss Blueberry Scholarship Pageant. Held at the Argos High School auditorium at 7 p.m., it was a well-planned event with little time wasted.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Since October 2011, a small group of tutors and students have been working toward increasing literacy at the Plymouth Public Library. The library hosts a one-on-one tutoring program, where volunteer tutors meet with their students according to each person's individual needs. The program is growing, said coordinator and librarian Debbie Beck, as adults realize that they need added reading and writing skills in order to get better jobs.
On Wednesday, July 11, the Center for Culver History will host an art opening for a collection of mixed-media work created by summer resident Sammie Starkey,of the Ball family. The work is a collection of 12 collages composed of familymemorabilia (such as letters and journal entries), layered under the artist's ink drawings based upon family photographs.