Archive - Aug 2012 - News Article
LaPaz postmaster retires after 30 years
LAPAZ â€”Regina Davenportâ€™s career with the U.S. Postal Service began shortly after high school with her first job at the Mishawaka Post Office in 1982. Today, seven postal positions later, Davenport is retiring from a job that she loves.
MARSHALL CO. â€”Â Although vaccine eligibility requirements changed in February of this year, Marshall County Health Department nurse Susan Lechlitner said some county residents are not aware of the change.
â€śOur phones have just started to ring for school because parents are realizing that itâ€™s August already,â€ť said Lechlitner.
Lechlitner and her staff have had to turn away several people because they no longer qualify for vaccinations at the health department due to the new requirements.
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PLYMOUTH â€” Siamuel Stemen, 27, of Plymouth, was arrested Friday in Warsaw for stalking his ex-wife and eventually running her vehicle off the road.
Stemen has two pending cases in Marshall County, according to Prosecutor Nelson Chipman. He was arrested March 14 of this year for strangulation, a class D felony, and domestic battery, a class A misdemeanor. The second pending case is a motion to revoke probation filed in December 2011. The underlying offense in that case, according to Chipman, is sexual battery. Stemen spent 90 days in the Marshall County Jail before being released June 22.
PLYMOUTH â€” Mayor Mark Senter announced this week that Randolph Street near Plymouth High School will be temporarily renamed â€śMorgan Uceny Runâ€ť in a public ceremony Friday at 3 p.m.
â€ś(Uceny) was a big part of Plymouth High School and a big part of our community,â€ť said Senter. â€śWhat better place than right there near the park, Greenways Trail, and the high school?â€ť
Senter plans to read a proclamation prior to unveiling the street sign created in Ucenyâ€™s honor.
â€śItâ€™s so rare for an athlete of this caliber to come out of a city the size of Plymouth,â€ť noted Senter.
PLYMOUTH â€” As summer winds down the football season winds up, and the whistle of two-a-days means itâ€™s time for WTCA-AM 1050 and the Plymouth Rockies to hold their annual auction.
This is the third year for the event that raises money for the football program at Plymouth High School. The auction will be live on WTCA from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday.
â€śLast year we were able to raise $8,000 and weâ€™ve set our goal to raise $10,000 this year,â€ť said Tonda Ellis, who is coordinating the auction for the team. â€śA lot of people have donated some very nice items for us to auction off.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€” Korie Rice of Plymouth earned the highest awards for 2012 of the 47 piano students of the Clara Woolley Music Studio who participated in the National Guild of Piano Playing Auditions held recently at Ancilla College, Donaldson Rice, 15, was awarded the Sonatina Medal, Founderâ€™s Medal, International Pin and Composerâ€™s Pin at one of the Studioâ€™s two May piano recitals, in the Ancilla Domini Chapel.
PLYMOUTH â€” Big boys (and girls) and their â€śtoysâ€ť turned out to strut their stuff while helping the Boys & Girls Club of Marshall County last Saturday at the third annual P-town Car-B-Q Showdown, held behind Oliver Ford Lincoln in Plymouth. The total collected for the charity is still being calculated at this time.
A car/truck/motorcycle show headlined the event with 82 vehicles spit-shined to their very brightest to help raise funds for the charity, and several more coming to â€śjust hang out.â€ť