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May 6th, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” Chuck Muller, Director of Member Services of â€śHoley Moleyâ€ť will address the membership and guests at a dinner meeting Tuesday, May 10, at the Plymouth Country Club.
Muller will present â€śRecent Changes to the Indiana Call Before Law and How it Affects You.â€ť He will cover all the recent changes and talk about the fines that can be assessed for failure to comply with certain aspects of the Safe Digging process.
Muller has been with Indiana 811 since 1995. Currently, he is responsible for the member and public relations aspects of the organization. Â
PLYMOUTH â€” Residents will have to deal with the extension of the closure of Pioneer Drive starting next Wednesday.
Ron Wireman of DLZ, construction engineer on the project, said that Pioneer would be closed up to Miller Road Wednesday May 11.
â€śThis means as of next Wednesday morning, Pioneer Drive will be closed from Lincoln Hwy. (Old 30) to Miller Road,â€ť said Wireman in a press release Thursday. â€śThis means that we will also be closing Jim Neu drive. Jim Neu Drive will be closed from Pioneer Drive 600 feet to the east.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€” The seventh year of the Plymouth Farmersâ€™ Market (PFM) opens tomorrow, May 7, traditionally the day before Motherâ€™s Day.
As in past years, Jim Vinall will furnish music and Art Heminger of Balloon Art will be on hand to twist and tweak balloon creations for young and old. Youngsters can plant flowers in shoes for their special mom thanks to Sr. Sue Rogers of Earthworks and Mike Woolfington. Master Gardeners will feature a display on invasive pests of Marshall County.
PLYMOUTH â€” There are several things that herald the coming of spring in the city of Plymouth - the first robin, leaves budding on the trees and the Plymouth High School Variety Show.
This yearâ€™s show is affectionately entitled â€śCircus Bezerkusâ€ť and will run Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the PHS Auditorium. Doors will open at 7 p.m. for festival seating. Tickets are available at the door. All tickets are $7.
When the news hit the wires May 3 that lifelong Hollywood star Jackie Cooper had died, many remembered him as one of the most popular child stars of the 1930s (though heâ€™s also remembered for his more recent role as newspaperman Perry White in the 1970s and `80s "Superman" movies).
While still a teenager, however, Cooper's star shone over Culver when he was cast in the lead role (as "Tom Allen") in the 1939 Universal Studios production, "The Spirit of Culver."
PLYMOUTH â€” Parents heard from Plymouth School Corporation Superintendent Dan Tyree â€” as well as Washington Elementary School Principal Michele Riise and her staff â€” about the corporationâ€™s latest effort to bring Plymouth students the best education possible.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Marshall County 2011 primary election has now come and gone.
Polls were open Tuesday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.; however, all eight precincts reported that voting was very slow all throughout the day.
Of the 8,353 registered voters in the county, only 871 citizens actually voted. Of that number, 734 were machine ballots and 137 were absentee ballots. There were no provisional ballots cast.
PLYMOUTH â€” Emergency responders were dispatched to the back of River Park just off Baker Street Tuesday morning when a concerned citizen located an overturned kayak in the Yellow River.
Plymouth Police and Fire & EMS located the kayak partially submerged in the river, several feet from the shoreline.
Several options were tried in an effort to pull the get the boat out of the water, and eventually emergency responders from the fire department lassoed the kayak and drug it to shore. There was no one in the boat and it appeared to responders that no one was around it.
PLYMOUTH â€” There is one more happy ending in Marshall County thanks to the quick actions of a Marshall County 9-1-1 Dispatcher and a very scared but level-headed new dad.
Two weeks ago at 5:19 a.m. John Rowe called 9-1-1 from his truck saying that he was on the way to the hospital for the birth of his son. He didnâ€™t think mom Alicia was going to wait for the delivery room. Dispatcher Jill Middaugh â€” a 16 year veteran of Marshall County 9-1-1 â€” was able to convince John to pull off to the side of the road and deliver the baby himself.
PLYMOUTH â€” The collapse of a culvert has caused the closing of Olive Trail
Monday afternoon the Marshall County Commissioners issued an emergency declaration closing Olive Trail one half mile south of Overmyer Drive. Olive Trail collapsed around the Dixon Lake outlet pipe running underneath the road, and the road is impassable.
The area of the collapse had been a problem area for county repair crews.