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PLYMOUTH â€” Eight years ago, Plymouth Police Department Cpl. Bridget (Strong) Hite set out to do two things.
The first was to gather needed items for the children in the community who lacked the necessary winter protection and second, to show the community that the police are there to serve wherever they can.
As she drove around town on patrol, Hite noticed day after day that kids were walking and standing in snow covered sidewalks with nothing but wet shoes on.
PLYMOUTH â€” The county will take a look at government buildings and energy use in the coming months.
Mark Heirbrandt, of Ameresco came before the Marshall County Commissioners to discuss an energy audit for the county's buildings.
Commissioners Jack Roose and Kevin Overmyer had met with Heirbrandt at a recent conference and discussed the possibility of Ameresco performing the audit on county properties.
Ameresco will take two years of county utility bills for each building to examine trends.
BREMEN â€” Every December for the last 30 years the Bremen community gets together to recreate a miracle: the Holy Walk.
For an event to bring together over 200 volunteers, involving area churches of varying denominations for the last 30 years is also a miracle. This miracle is due in large part to the Huff family. Jim, his wife Loretta, son Max Huff and his wife Linda have lent their farm, time and leadership to this event every year. Each year people from all over the region and from other countries come to experience this unique event.
PLYMOUTH â€” Tuesday, Dec. 7, at the Plymouth vs. Tippecanoe Valley basketball game, a dedicated group of Plymouth High School students will be â€śrockingâ€ť the night away for Eric Day.
Day is a 2010 PHS graduate and very involved in the community. He works at the little league baseball diamond umpiring and loves to be a role model for young boys. Day is recovering from recent brain surgeries and complications from them.Â
Day also has had to receive physical therapy during his recovery process.Â
PLYMOUTH â€” Itâ€™s no secret that many of todayâ€™s senior citizens are leading active lives, but former Plymouth resident Denny (Dennis) Keck brings a new meaning to the term active.
At age 65, he spends much of his time competing on the NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) circuit and with his 1990 Corvette. Heâ€™s been racing on the circuit for the past seven years.
Keck graduated in 1965 from Plymouth High School and within five years had made his way to Wheatland, Wy.
Former John Glenn High School basketball players thank the coach that taught them not only skills on the court, but off as well:
You donâ€™t have to look far to see the mark Dan Hutton has left on Indiana high school basketball.
Just check your local high school gym. Chances are, heâ€™s done the artwork.
The longtime John Glenn girls basketball coach and painter has created murals and floor art for numerous gymnasiums around the state â€” including, among many others, Northern State Conference schools John Glenn, Triton, Culver, LaVille, Knox and New Prairie â€” and Tuesday, he was honored with the 2010 NSC Service Award for that artwork and his many other contributions to the conference during a ceremony at Glenn.
A nearly packed house saw a musical homecoming for the holidays as Denver Bierman and the Mile High Orchestra gave their high energy all in a Christmas show at Plymouth Wesleyan Church last night.
â€śAs always, it was really good to be home â€” and just great to be able to kick off our Christmas tour here at my home church,â€ť said Bierman. â€śI really canâ€™t thank everybody enough, all the people here in town that helped us make this possible. None of it could have happened without a lot of people helping us out.â€ť
A decision made by the Indiana State Board of Education in August has the DOE (Department of Education) evaluating the readiness of Indiana schools to administer the multiple-choice portion of the ISTEP+ assessments test electronically.
The DOE is requiring schools to have at least one grade level in each school building with grades 3-8 take that portion of the test online.
Only the multiple-choice portion is offered online; all students will take the applied skills portion of the test on paper.
PLYMOUTH â€” Friday, WTCA-AM 1050 will be working 9 to 5 to make some local kidsâ€™ Christmas a little brighter.
The radio station will host its fourth annual Shop With a Cop radio auction with all the proceeds going to the FOP Lodge #195 yearly program that takes as many kids in need in the county Christmas shopping as possible. Last year the program helped over 300 kids have a Christmas they might not have had otherwise.