Archive - 2012 - News Article
PLYMOUTH â€” Thurs-day night marked the end of swim competition in the Plymouth High School pool. After more than 35 years of use, the pool has become in disrepair and is scheduled to be closed forever.
Head Swim Coach Leanne Senter said, â€śTonightâ€™s meet will be bittersweet,â€ť adding she has been coaching swim teams for 10 years and is in her seventh year as the head coach, and fourth as diving coach. â€śIâ€™ve seen a lot of kids grow up in this pool and itâ€™s just like home to us.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€” For the kids in the Adventures after School program at Fitness Forum, afternoons arenâ€™t just for hanging out and relaxing in front of the TV.
â€śWe try to get them doing some kind of (physical) activity when they are here with us,â€ť said Julie Stauffer, who co-leads the group with husband Rich Stauffer.
TIPPECANOE â€” Each year, the Marshall County Firefighters Association honors one member with a â€śFirefighter of the Yearâ€ť award. Fire departments around the county are asked to recommend one individual who has carried out his or her duties exceptionally that year. Nominees for 2011 were Matt Rupert from LaPaz and Ed Marquardt from Plymouth.
Tonight's girls varsity Bi-County Basketball games have been postponed to Saturday Morning:
Here is the adjusted schedule:
All games at LaVille Jr.-Sr. High SchoolÂ
Friday, Jan, 20
Boys Varsity Semifinal â€” Bremen vs. New Prairie â€”Â Main Gym
Boys Varsity Consolation â€” Argos vs. OD â€”Â Aux Gym
Boys Varsity Semifinal â€” Triton vs. Glenn â€”Â Main Gym
Boys Varsity Consolation â€” Culver vs. LaVille â€”Â Aux Gym
Saturday, Jan, 21
Girls Varsity Semifinal â€” Bremen vs. OD â€”Â Main Gym
Girls Varsity Consolation â€” Argos vs. New Prairie â€”Â Aux Gym
FRIDAY, JAN. 20
â€˘ The Plymouth Moose will host a buffet dinner â€” Swiss steak, baked chicken â€” from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Melvin Mullins will provide country music and old favorites. Guests are welcome. Please contact Tom Williams at 574-936-3530 for more information.
PLYMOUTH â€” Building contractors in the area will have the opportunity to attend an free informational session next Wednesday, where speakers from several different associations will present new and updated guidance for those in the field.
This is the first such event to be held by the county, said Marshall County building inspector Chuck DeWitt.
â€śBeing new to the job, I just kind of listened to areas we had problems with,â€ť said DeWitt. â€śUsually things we have problems with are (because of a) lack of education and knowledge about what needs to be done, not malice.â€ť
Pet of the Week can be found under Photo of the Week in the Entertainment section of the website.
IU Health Starke Hospital, 102 E. Culver Road, Knox, will host an American Red Cross blood drive from 11 a.m to 3 p.m. CST Thursday, Jan. 19. To schedule an appointment to donate please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org for more information.
CULVER â€” Six-member modern dance group Body Vox, based in Portland, Oregon, wowed their audience Tuesday evening at Culver Academies as they performed acrobatic feats, surprising dance moves, and spunky steps riddled with personality.
â€śWe are a unique blend of all different kinds of physical movements and theatrical effects,â€ť said Body Vox choreographer Ashley Roland. â€śIf youâ€™ve never seen dance before we are a good group to see.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€” St. Michael School in Plymouth will hold a Italian dinner fundraiser Jan. 21. The night will include food prepared by Josiah Klinedinst, owner of Oh Mamma's Italian Deli. There will also be a silent and live auction. Tickets are $25 for two adults or $15 for one adult. Children between the ages of five and 12 will be admitted for $6. Tickets can be purchased until Jan. 13 from the school office, or by contacting Lynndi Rader, 574-952-3606 or Jennifer Houin, 574-930-1403.