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August 30th, 2013
The LaPaz Fire Department kicked off their weekend boot fundraising drive with a $100 donation Friday.
The fire department will be collecting money at the US 31 and US 6 intersection this weekend.
PLYMOUTH - The Marshall County Committee for Drug & Tobacco Free Indiana met Tuesday morning to catch up on recent happenings in Plymouth Public Libraryâ€™s Laramore B room.
During the meeting, committee members shared information about incidents occuring in their communities.
Law enforcement was given the opportunity to update the group on current drug issues. Chairperson Bridget Hite mentioned not much has changed, with the same substances being involved but appearing to be more prevalent.
PLYMOUTH â€” Itâ€™s time. Time for that Marshall County tradition 47 years in the making, the Blueberry Festival.
Here are the highlights for opening day:
The All Star Amusement carnival rides will open at noon until 10 p.m.
At 5 p.m. the Festival will open until 9 p.m. as well as the White Tiger Discovery and First Federal Savings Bankâ€™s Historic Americana.
The Little Miss & Mister Blueberry Contest will begin at 5:30 on the Michigan Street Stage promptly followed by Daphneâ€™s Dolls and their baton twirling.
PLYMOUTH - Late Tuesday, Marshall County Blueberry Festival officials and an avowed protestor may have reached an accord over the White Tiger Discovery, one of this yearâ€™s attractions at the annual Labor Day weekend festival.
A Plymouth native planned on attending the Blueberry Festival this year for a reason other than fun or family reunion.
Thursday, Aug. 29
5 - 10 p.m. Canival Opens
Friday, Aug. 30
Day Sponsored by Hoosier Racing Tire
12 - 10 p.m. Canival Opens - until 10:00 p.m.
5 - 9 p.m. Festival Opens
â€¢ White Tiger Discovery - Until 9 p.m. Admission fee.
â€¢ Historic Americana - until 9:00 p.m.
â€¢ Little Miss & Mr. Blueberry Contest Michigan Street Stage
â€¢ Senter Stage Dancers - Youth Dancers
â€¢ Blueberry Idol Karaoke Registration
6 - 8:30 p.m.
â€¢ Blueberry Idol Karaoke
â€¢ Plymouth Sky Sports Sky Diving in Fireworks area
6:30 - 11 p.m.
The filmmakers behind, and some of the stars of the movie "Little Savages," which filmed in Culver this month, will join local clergy for a panel discussion on the topic of "Faith, Film, and Contemporary Life" this Saturday, Aug. 31, starting at 11 a.m. at the west pavilion of Culver's town park. Stars of the film include several well-known Disney stars, including Kenton Duty and Katherine McNamara.
â€¢Vincent Stephen Carnegie, 26 of Plymouth was arrested by Plymouth Police at 6:34 p.m. on Aug. 26 for dealing, delivering, manufacturing methamphetamine.
â€¢Roger Andrew McDonald, 53 of Goshen was arrested by Plymouth Police at 7:45 p.m on Aug. 26 for theft, battery, resisting law enforcement, public intoxication.
â€¢Felicia Dawn Carnegie, 23 of Argos was arrested by Marshall County Sheriff's Department at 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 27 for dealing, delivering, manufacturing methamphetamine.
â€¢Caleb Zachary Hollett, 20 of Argos was arrested by Marshall County Sheriff's Department at 9:35 a.m. on Aug. 23 for dealing, delivering manufacturing methamphetamine.
â€¢Shannon Renee Dixon, 24 of Argos was arrested by Marshall County Sheriff's Department at 7:43 p.m. on Aug. 23 for visiting a common nuisance.
â€¢Wade Karl Berg, 38 of Knox was arrested by Marshall County Sheriff's Department at 10:10 p.m. on Aug. 23 for possession of marijuana on school grounds, possession of a synthetic drug.
â€¢Courtney Cullen Brown, 34 of Lafayette, LA was arrested by Indiana State Police at 11:45 a.m. on Aug. 19 as a fugitive from justice.
â€¢Dan Eugene Jones, 77 of South Bend was arrested by Marshall County Sheriff's Department at 2 p.m. on Aug. 19 for failure to appear.
â€¢Thomas Joseph Landrum, 39 of Mishawaka was arrested by Marshall County Sheriff's Department at 2:05 p.m. on Aug. 20 for probation violation.
â€¢Ann Elizabeth Renbarger, 21 of South Bend was arrested by Plymouth Police at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 20 for driving while suspended.
ROCHESTER â€” Roy Bell, of Rochester, will be in Fulton Superior Court Aug. 27-28 for a bench trial for his alleged role in the Nov. 22, 2011 shooting death of former Knox resident Wilma Upsall.
Upsallâ€™s body was discovered by her daughter when she returned home to her Leiters Ford residence during the evening of Nov. 22.
Autopsy findings revealed that 81-year-old Upsall died as a result of gunshot wounds inflicted during a burglary allegedly involving Bell, William Scroggs of Delong, and Jason Miller of Plymouth. The latter two have also been charged with murder.