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Culver EMS director Chuck Dilts handed the town council a letter of resignation last Tuesday, and discussion ensued as to some specifics of the leadership stepping into his stead.
After updating the council at its August 28 meeting on the status of several new members of the department, who recently completed final exams with good scores, Dilts said his departure as head of the service -- a post he's held for several varying years -- is "hard for me.
MARSHALL CO. â The National Weather Service has issued a weather statement for Marshall County warning of the potential for heavy rainfall this weekend from the remnants of Isaac. Rainfall amounts exceeding 4 inches or more are possible. The heavy rainfall will likely lead to localized flooding especially in low lying areas and ponding on road surfaces.
Stay safe during flood conditions by remembering these safety tips:
1. Monitor the weather conditions and listen for potential warnings.
2. If flooding occurs, get to higher ground.
The fifth annual Lake Maxinkuckee Film FestiÂval, âA Gift of Warmth,â will feature two nights of films and fun, beginning with a Friday night recepÂtion for sponsors of the event. Included will be live music, dinner under the stars, and a film comÂpetition featuring Purdue and Notre Dame student film-makers, who will inÂtroduce their creations.
PLYMOUTH â Giving blood is always a good idea. But for Plymouth High School students, teachers, and staff, the blood drive held Wednesday at the school was also a chance to support one of their own.
âThe varsity club sponsors the fall blood drive each year,â said PHS teacher Laura Kruyer, who organized the drive. âThis year, we decided to have it in honor of Hope (Banghart, a PHS sophomore recently diagnosed with leukemia).â
Donors signed a large banner that reads, âGet Well Soon, Hope! Your Family at PHS.â
PLYMOUTH Ââ Centennial Park was a buzz Wednesday in anticipation of this weekendâs Blueberry Festival.
Tents were going up, vendors were bringing their wares in and parks department employees were hard at work.
Larry Faulstich, vice president of the festivalâs board, anticipated crowds of around 300,000 people to file in and out of the park over the four-day event.
âWe have something for everyone,â said Faulstich.
From softball and volleyball tournaments to BMX shows and even arm wrestling, Faulstich feels like the festival lives up to its goal.