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March 21st, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€” When area residents hear Earthworks, they immediately think of a variety of healthy, wholesome breads and other baked products.
However, according to Sister Sue Rogers who oversees much of the Earthworks activities, one of their basic purposes is education.
PLYMOUTH â€” If the best kind of learning is hands-on, Plymouth senior Allen Collins has learned quite a bit this year. Since the beginning of the school year, Collins and several other students in the Microsoft Certification class at Plymouth High School have been refurbishing second-hand computers with the intent to resell them and use the money to benefit students in need.
PLYMOUTH â€” Laurie Johnson, of DLZ Engineering, presented Marshall County commissioners with two awards Monday for the work done on Pioneer Road. The first was a state finalist award from the American Council for Engineering Committee (ACEC), which Johnson explained is awarded annually. The second was an Indiana Partnership of Transportation Quality (IPTQ) award for rural road projects. The awards were given to DLZ Engineering, Rieth-Riley, and Marshall County.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â Back in November, when Lincoln Jr. High School teacher Amy Gerard had her students enter a contest using the online program Bullying Academy, she had no way of knowing that they would place first in the nation based on their test scores after going through the unit's content. But they did, and Friday the school held a celebration complete with a pizza party and a visit from Dr. Tony Bennett, head of Indiana Department of Education.
PLYMOUTH â€” NIPSCO will be installing a gas main on Pierce Street from Michigan Street to Walnut Street beginning Tuesday and continuing for approximately 10 days. During this time, traffic on Pierce Street will be restricted in the westbound lane.
BOURBON â€”Â Toby Grose, 40, of Elkhart was traveling eastbound on U.S. 30 approaching Beech Road Saturday afternoon when his vehicle was struck by Coleen Gallinger-Miller, 33, of Bourbon, who was traveling northbound on Beech Road. Both vehicles came to rest in the median following the collision. Five people from both of the vehicles were transported to Kosciusko Community Hospital in Warsaw and treated for minor injuries. The accident is still under investigation by the Marshall County Sheriff's Department.
--Autobiography emphasizes impact of CMA--
With the possible exception of legendary New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, few graduates of Culver Military Academy have acheived the legendary status of Hal Holbrook. And like the late Steinbrenner, Holbrook has never hesitated to sing the praises of the school, even
describing his beloved grandfatherâ€™s insistence that he attend
Culver Military Academy as â€śsaving my life.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€” It was a day of celebration at Riverside as the school was officially named a â€śSchool to Watchâ€ť in the state of Indiana.
Dignitaries including the Indiana State Superintendent of Public Education Dr. Tony Bennett were on hand at the school to celebrate the naming of Riverside as a School to Watch - an honor that has responsibilities attached to it.
A death sentence request has been filed in the case of Roy Bell, one of three area men accused in the shooting death of Wilma Upsall near Leiters Ford in November.
Fulton County Prosecutor Rick Brown filed the death penalty request in Fulton County Superior Court Wednesday.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Liberty Street Depot fire has been determined arson, and there is a $5,000 reward for information leading to arrest of the suspect(s) involved in the half-million dollar loss.
The Plymouth Fire Department, Chief Investigator John Pasley, along with the combined efforts of the Plymouth Police Department and the Indiana State Fire Marshalâ€™s Office, is continuing a fire investigation into the cause of the fire, located at 301 S. Liberty, Plymouth, at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 10.