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January 17th, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€” A usually very "played in" kid's room, sparkling with freshly cleaned floors and walls. Tidied-up animal cages. Calm dogs, worn out from exercise. A group of fifth graders learning about decimals in a new way.
These were some of the small, yet meaningful contributions that Plymouth Key Club students made to the community Monday as they did service tasks in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. About 60 students worked at the Marshall County Humane Society, the Boys and Girls Club, and Riverside Intermediate School.
PLYMOUTH â€” After a whirlwind major U.S. summer tour, a hit new album and preparing to head out on an east coast tour of their own, Plymouthâ€™s Nick and Will Kubely and the band Passafire have even more good news.
The group has been invited to play with the band 311 in May on their special fan cruise of the Carribean.
This week's video features area high school students volunteering on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. To watch, go to the video feeds section on the bottom of the homepage. You can also see the video on our Facebook page by searching for "Pilot News."
Argos Community Schools Board of School Trustees will meet in executive session at 6:45 p.m. at the school administration building. A regular meeting will immediately follow the executive session, with a board of finance committee meeting to follow the regular meeting.
PLYMOUTH â€” After serving on the Marshall County Election Board since the early 1990s, Steve Harper is stepping down.
Harper announced his resignation at the Election Board meeting Thursday, and filed for a seat on the County Council Wednesday, indicating he felt his position on the board could be viewed as a conflict.
Harper said he had spoken with Marshall County Republican Chair David Holmes concerning the matter prior to submitting a resignation.
According to Harper, the resignation became effective at the end of the Election Board meeting Jan. 12.
NORTH JUDSON â€” Family, friends and members of the community packed inside Braman & Bailey Funeral Home in North Judson Sunday, Jan. 15 to celebrate the life of Spc. Robert â€śBobbyâ€ť Tauteris Jr. and to say their final goodbyes.
Bobby lost his life Jan. 6 in Kandahar Afghanistan when the vehicle he was traveling in hit a roadside bomb. Three other soldiers lost their lives in the blast and one was seriously injured.
Bobby grew up in North Judson and was a 1986 graduate of North Judson High School.
Culver Academies' Huffington Concert Series continues Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at Eppley Auditorium with BodyVox, described on their website, BodyVox.com, as "a freewheeling, multi-media, boundary-bending movement troupe" whose performances combine "striking imagery and (and) humor, wit and whimsy to create refined dancing that knows no boundaries."
American soldier Jerry Nenycz has been known to swoop in stealth-like, with his guitar in-hand, capture your undivided attention and disarm all potential naysayers with his heartfelt original tunes and self-styled cover songs.
And if, in this endeavor, there are any unforeseen complications â€” which are always a possibility â€” he will simply employ his secret weapon. One boyish grin from Nenycz, who seriously resembles an Army Ken doll, and mission accomplished. He quickly wins you over with a song and a smile.
The Westville Volunteer Fire Department and Knox Center Twp. Fire Department hung a giant flag over S.R. 10 in North Judson for the motorcade that brought Spc. Robert (Bobby) Tauteris Jr. back to his hometown. Spc. Tauteris arrived in North Judson earlier this afternoon.
Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Sunday morning at Braman & Bailey Funeral Home. Services will begin at 1 p.m.
The body of Spc. Robert Tauteris Jr. arrived in his hometown of North Judson this afternoon.
Dozens of residents lined the streets to pay respects as the motorcade and hearse passed by on its way to Braman & Bailey Funeral home.