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April 20th, 2011
PLYMOUTH â A tabled hearing will move on to action for the Marshall County Drainage Board.
A month ago, the board tabled action on the Harley Berger â also known as the Snyder â Ditch in south east Marshall County. The board had tabled action during that meeting to allow members to visit the area and ascertain what if any action was needed on a petition to put the drain on public maintenance assessment.
PLYMOUTH â While the picture is not a rosy one, it isnât dark either as Marshall County continues to enjoy the positive feeling of economic comeback after one of the worst economic downturns in recent history.
One part of the good news is that economic hardships that battered other communities didnât hit Marshall County businesses quite as hard.
LAKEVILLE â The Union-North United Board of School Trustees unanimously approved staffing changes for the 2011-12 school year Thursday, but not without lengthy discussion.
President Mark Dickson and trustees Rob Swathwood, Dennis Graf and Dave Grenert voted 4-0 to move a LaVille Jr.-Sr. High School industrial arts position from full time to 4-7, bump up an ag teacher to full time, and return a full time assistant principal and athletic department secretary to the high school. Board member Mike Berger was absent from the meeting.
Joey Styers stages his car with Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter the honorary starter looking on, during the Pack 222 Pinewood Derby at Webster Elementary Saturday.
Three Culver area Boy Scouts have been working hard towards a life-changing experience, and theyâre hoping the community will support them in their efforts.
The Culver Chamber of Commerce and Kiwanis Clubâs annual Top Ten awards banquet marked its 19th year in gala fashion last Tuesday evening at the Pretty Lake United Methodist Church banquet center. As in years past, the top ten graduating seniors from Culver Community High School were not only recognized themselves, but given an opportunity to laud the teachers most influential on their scholastic careers and success, alongside a veritable feast prepared by the ladies of the church.
Culver police are once again reminding residents to be wary of their vehiclesâ security following a rash of thefts in recent weeks from parked cars, as well as the theft of one vehicle itself.
Culver Chief of Police Wayne Bean notes the thefts were not the results of break-ins, but perpetrators entering unlocked cars. Most thefts, he notes, were stereos, though one vehicle had a laptop stolen.
CULVER â Walkers for the fourth annual Relay For Life of Culver will take their first steps toward a $130,000 goal at 7 p.m. Friday, April 15, at Culver Academies Multi-purpose building (moved from Oliver Field due to weather conditions), located on Academy Road.
LAKEVILE â The Union-North United School Corporation turned to a familiar face to fill its junior-senior high school athletic director opening.
Will Hostrawser, who served as LaVille Jr.-Sr. High School AD during the 2005-06 school year, returned to the position following a unanimous vote at Thursdayâs Union-North Board of School Trustees meeting in the LaVille Jr.-Sr. High School media center.
PLYMOUTH â The annual Marshall County Republican Lincoln Day Dinner held Wednesday night gave Master of Ceremonies Dean Colvin an opportunity to thank those currently running for an elected office and acknowledge the many loyal Republicans who have led or supported the party in the past.
Speaking to a large crowd assembled at Christosâ Banquet Hall, Colvin said, âOne of the things about Republicans is the work that is done behind the scenes by the âfoot soldiers.ââ