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January 27th, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€” Templeton and Prunella, the Plymouth Public Libraryâ€™s zebra finches, have decided to start a family. Prunella began laying eggs Sunday, and the proud parents-to-be are now taking turns sitting on the nest containing five small eggs.
Debate ensued Jan. 17 concerning the newly-reorganized Culver town councilâ€™s appointment to the Culver parks and recreation board, to which the council ultimately re-appointed current board member Patty Stallings, rather than applicant Rhonda Reinhold.
With Ed Pinder replacing Ginny Munroe as council president, and newest member Bill Githens on hand for his first meeting, members discussed the status of Stallings, a Republican who agreed to change party affiliation to fill a vacancy on the politically balanced board. Reinhold is a lifelong Democrat.
WABASH â€” Thank God we have a quest, and that quest will include laughter as the award winning Broadway musical â€śSpamalotâ€ť comes to the Wabash Honeywell Centerâ€™s Ford Theater Saturday, Feb. 4 at 7:30 p.m.
The show borrows liberally and unashamedly from the classic film â€śMonty Python and the Holy Grailâ€ť and features characters and sketches from the internationally acclaimed comedy teamâ€™s most famous film. With a book and lyrics by Monty Pythonâ€™s Eric Idle and music by John Du Prez the musical tells the tale of King Arthur and his â€” rather offbeat â€” quest for the Holy Grail.
SOUTH BEND â€”Â Snoop Dogg returns to Club Fever in South Bend for a Wednesday Feb. 1 show at 9 p.m. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Snoopâ€™s debut South Bend show there in January of 2011 sold out the first day of ticket sales.
Born Calvin Broadus Jr. in Long Beach, Calif., Snoop is a rapper, singer, record producer, entertainer and actor. His debut album â€śDoggystyleâ€ť was released in 1993 and featured the songs â€śGin & Juiceâ€ť and â€śWhatâ€™s My Name.â€ť
GOSHEN â€” Country singer and songwriter Suzy Bogguss may be known for her musical stylings in hits like â€śOutbound Planeâ€ť and â€śAces,â€ť but she also has another talent.
â€śI yodel â€” thatâ€™s kind of my parlor trick,â€ť confessed Bogguss.
The 1992 CMA award winner will be visiting Goshen Feb. 2 as part of a tour promoting her recent album, American Folk Songbook. Bogguss said she decided to â€ślightheartedlyâ€ť record some Americana style music she remembered from her childhood.
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PLYMOUTH â€” Whatâ€™s better after a long work week than some music and a beer? This was the conclusion Mike Music, bass guitarist, and Jared Beer, vocalist, came to in 2008 when they decided to form a cover band.
Promptly, drummer Bryan Hagan was stirred into the mix with his close friend, and guitarist, Adam Ockerman in tow. Inspiration, fueled by determined ambition, generated a reality and they deemed it Subtle Fall.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â City Attorney Nelson Chipman opened 13 letters of interest from firms seeking work concerning the South Gateway Project for the City at a meeting this week. Requests for proposals for construction engineering for the project had been advertised.
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Saint Michael School students recently participated in their firstÂ United Way Penny War raising $1,195.20.Â All proceeds from the event have been donor-designated to the Boys & Girls Club of Marshall County.Â Presenting the check areÂ students from the winning kindergarten and seventh grade classes. The Penny War takes place annually as part of the United Way Campaign Drive.