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PLYMOUTH â€” The Plymouth Community Schools Corp. Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. in the administration board room; and a report on GED and Adult Basic Education Program.
The Pilot News will have a report on the meeting in the Wednesday, Nov. 6 print and e-editions.
DONALDSON â€“ Former Governor of Indiana, Dr. Otis Bowen, was remembered on campus Thursday, Oct. 31. Bowen had several connections to the Center at Donaldson including his time as an Ancilla College board member and Catherine Kasper Life Center resident.
This story is available in today's edition of The Pilot News.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Marshall County Sheriff's Department has confirmed that an investigation is ongoing concerning the death of a pedestrian at 2:49 a.m. today on U.S. 30 near Union road.
According to the press release, a truck driver called in the accident, and a victim was located on the side of the road. The initial investigation indicates that the victim, a male, jumped into the path of the truck.
The investigation is continuing and the victim's name has not been released, pending notification of the next of kin.
Look for the winners of the Scarecrow contest in Friday's Pilot News.
According to the National Weather Service, potentially hazardous weather is expected in the Marshall County area late this afternoon and evening.
The chance of thunderstorms will increase early this evening as a cold front approaches from the west, the alert from the NWS advises. Forecasters say there is a "small possibility" that some of the storms could be considered severe.
Wind gusts will be the main threat under these conditions. Locally heavy rainfall is also a possibility, which could lead to localized flooding.
Trick or Treat time for the city of Plymouth will be tonight (Thursday) from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
According to an alert from the Marshall County Sheriff's office, due to the possibility of severe weather tonight, including high winds, the towns of Bourbon, Culver and Argos have rescheduled their Trick or Treat for Friday.
Plymouth, Bremen and the unincorporated areas of Marshall County will still Trick or Treat as originally scheduled.
DONALDSON â€” A tree planting ceremony in memory of the late Governor Dr. Otis R. Bowen scheduled for 3 p.m. today at the Center at Donaldson by Ancilla College has been moved indoors.
The ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. in Room 231. The tree will be planted later on a piece of ground between Ancilla College and the Catherine Kasper Home.
PLYMOUTH - Several repair and upgrade projects are underway around the city of Plymouth and local officials along with companies working on the repairs are asking for cooperation from local motorists and pedestrians.
Rieth-Riley will be renovating the downtown parking lot at Garro and Water Street - the Bauer Parking Lot - and has asked for and received closure dates for the lot from the Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety.
The lot at the northwest corner of Garro & Water will officially be closed at 7 a.m. on Friday Nov. 1 through Nov. 25 for that reconstruction.
PLYMOUTH - Operation: Quiet Comfort OQC will be filling stockings for soldiers overseas on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. until late afternoon.
Jan Houin Board Member and Shipping Coordinator for OQC and her husband will open their doors to their home, 17671 13th Rd. in Plymouth. The organization will pack 800 Christmas Stockings for troops who will be spending the holidays far from family and friends.
All are welcome to join as there are jobs for all ages and abilities. The building is heated and air-conditioned allowing OQC to pack in rain or shine, hot or cold.
In honor of Halloween, I decided to go ghost hunting in Donaldson. For several years, Ancilla has appeared on multiple lists detailing the most haunted places in Indiana. Growing up around the college, I constantly heard ghost stories and after feeling some chills of my own, I never questioned why the college was placed on these lists.