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March 6th, 2012
MARSHALL COUNTY â€”Â Sergeant Chad Larsh from the Bremen State Police Post has announced that a sobriety checkpoint will be held in Marshall County. The checkpoint will start during the evening hours of Friday, March 9.
Motorists are asked to have their driverâ€™s license and vehicle registrations available when entering the checkpoint. This will help minimize the amount of time spent at the checkpoint. Motorists can expect short delays of only two to three minutes.
ARGOS â€” Kindergarten Roundup for Argos Elementary School will be in the elementary gym between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. The school will again be offering full-day kindergarten for the 2012-13 school year. For a child to be eligible for kindergarten he/she must be 5 years of age on or before Aug. 1, 2012.
PLYMOUTH â€” Marshall County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) director Clyde Avery is prepared to assist with southern Indiana disaster relief, if needed.
Avery mentioned in the county commissioners meeting Monday that he had received a call from a district task force Saturday, warning him that he might be deployed to the lower part of the state following the tornados that wrecked havoc on several towns in the area.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Curriculum Committee of the Plymouth Schools met last week to review changes in the writing offerings and methods that will be used throughout the corporation.
Forty-five states and the District of Columbia have adopted the Common Core Standards and Indiana schools have three years to adopt the new changes.
The Culver community's remarkable rallying around the Reinhold family in recent months was largely the result of the efforts of Culver Elementary 6th grader Reilly Reinhold's initial fund-raising project for the ALS Association of Indianapolis last fall. Last week, representatives of that organization made the trek from Indianapolis to Culver to surprise Reilly with recognition of, and appreciation for her efforts.
Triton basketball player Clay Yeo autographs T-shirts after the Trojansâ€™ sectional win Saturday. Yeo made the last second shot to lift his team to the one-point victory.
Indiana Senator Randy Head (R - Logansport) visited Culver and Argos Saturday, discussing some of the more high-profile areas of state legislation of late and fielding questions from citizens.
At a "town hall" style meeting at Culver-Union Twp. Public Library, Head, now in the fourth year of his first term and serving the area due to recent redistricting, initially discussed the controversial "Right to Work" law, which passed last month, as well as the state smoking ban, which has passed the House but not the Senate.
Martinâ€™s Super Markets has issued a voluntary recall on Harvest of the Sea brand Quick and Fit Raw, Tail On, Peeled and Cleaned 21-25 count, 16-oz. frozen shrimp UCP # 72087-01121.
It is advised to return this product to any Martinâ€™s Super Market for a full refund.
BOURBON â€”Â Clay Yeo scored a game-high 30 points, highlighted by the game-winning bucket with 7 seconds left in the game, to carry Class A No. 51 Triton to a 56-55 victory over Marquette Catholic and its fifth straight boys basketball sectional title Saturday at The Trojan Trench.
Yeo, a 6-foot-6 junior, scored 16 of his team's 19 fourth-quarter points.
He hit his game-winner from 10 feet in the paint off an inbound lob from senior point guard Zak Shively.
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.