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March 2nd, 2012
The NWS has issued a wind advisory for Marshall County. Sustained winds of 30mph with gusts to 55mph are expected. Strong winds will make driving difficult, especially for semi trucks and other high profile vehicles. Tree branches and power lines may be downed in isolated spots. Scattered power outages and downed tree limbs are possible. Loose outdoor items may be blown around. The Marshall County Sheriff's Office encourages everyone to drive carefully, watching for downed power lines and avoid downed limbs and power lines. Avoid touching downed limbs as they may hide power lines.
PLYMOUTH â€” In honor of Youth Art Month, several students from each elementary school in Plymouth have been selected to display their work at Heartland Artists Gallery downtown.
Elyse Chudzynski, art teacher at Riverside Intermediate School, said that it was difficult to chose only 26 of her students to be featured in the gallery.
Both the reception and the exhibit are free and open to the public. The studentsâ€™ artwork will be on display for the entire month of March during the galleryâ€™s normal hours of operation, Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
PLYMOUTH â€” Officer Derek Workman with the Plymouth Police Department arrested 46-year-old Todd Wagoner at 5 p.m. Wednesday.
Officer Workman located Wagoner walking his dog on Pilgrim Lane. The officer stopped to speak with Wagoner and explained to him that his dog was going to be quarantined for 10 days due to a court order.
Sen. Head to speak here Saturday
State Sen. Randy Head will hold a legislative update â€śtown hallâ€ť style meeting in Culver Saturday, March 3, at 9 a.m. in the meeting room on the lower level of the Culver Public Library. The meeting is open to the public, and Sen. Head will be discussing current legislation in the 2012 session and answering questions.
He will also present at the Argos Town Hall, following Culver, at 11 a.m.
Head represents Union, West, Green, Walnut and Tippecanoe townships, along with all of Fulton County.
Crowds have unsuspectingly gathered, only to become fast friends, as a mutual bond through immediate appreciation for the southern-rock group Half Track contagiously slinks in and catches hold.
MARSHALL COUNTY â€” The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Friday afternoon across Northern Indiana. Scattered thunderstorms are likely, capable of producing strong gusts of wind and possibly a tornado.
PLYMOUTH â€” Austin Schoff, the 18 year old Plymouth High School student who was struck by another Plymouth teen on Michigan Road Feb. 17, has been removed from ICU at Memorial Hospital, South Bend.
Says mom, Kathy Jo Schoff, â€śAustin is making huge strides considering the damage that has been done.â€ť
She said that on day five, the intracranial pressure valve was removed from his brain and the sedative was turned off.
â€śDay six, the ventilator was removed and he began breathing successfully on his own,â€ť she said.
To watch Mayor Mark Senter deliver his state of the city address Monday night, click on the link below.
PLYMOUTH â€” Jasmine White, 23, of Plymouth, was driving a red Jeep with several other passengers around 2:30 a.m. Saturday when she struck the front of the Plymouth Fire Station, causing pillars and an overhang over the front door to fall down. White and her passengers fled the scene on foot, but White was later apprehended and booked in the Marshall County Jail for leaving the scene of a property damage accident.
Plymouth police chief Jim Cox estimated that White had caused several thousand dollars worth of damage to the fire station.
PLYMOUTH â€” Mayor Mark Senter announced at Monday's city council meeting that he had chosen Rodney Miller as Plymouth's new fire chief. Miller will replace Andy Metsker, who resigned earlier this month.
When asked later why he chose Miller, Senter replied simply: "Experience. His 22 years on the job is very important. I believe that like Andy, (Miller) will lend a quiet leadership to the job and I look forward to working with him."
Miller was a volunteer firefighter in Argos before joining the Plymouth Fire Department in 1990 as a full-time employee.