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Once again, a steady stream of children filed past toy-covered tables during the Lakeville Lions-LaPaz Lions Toys for Tots distribution day Dec. 17 â€” but this year there was more room to maneuver thanks to the new location in the Newton Center.
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Culver's Wesley United Methodist Women's Thrift Shop has wrapped up another successful year, including providing a host of holiday-related items (at half-price the latter part of December) leading up to Christmas.
Of course, the store always offers just about anything you can imagine: there are books, games, dishes, hats, gloves and fancy sweaters. The profits from the shop go to support missions of the United Methodist Women projects there in Culver, in the area, the United States and throughout the world.
PLYMOUTH â€” The German philosopher Nietzsche may have said it best when he said, â€śWithout music, life would be an error.â€ť
LAKEVILLE â€” Once again, a steady stream of children filed past toy-covered tables during the Lakeville Lions-LaPaz Lions Toys for Tots distribution day.
Unlike the last several years, though, those youngsters, their parents, and volunteers from both Lions Clubs enjoyed plenty of room to maneuver, thanks to a new location â€“ Newton Center in Lakeville.
After eight years at the Union-North Ambulance Service building the ever-expanding campaign charged into its new home Saturday to rave reviews.
PLYMOUTH â€” Game day started a little early for Plymouthâ€™s Pilgrims.
Meeting Whitko on the floor at PHS Wednesday evening, Coach Ryan Balesâ€™ team met some real VIPs earlier in the day. The team â€śadoptedâ€ť several families in Plymouth to help brighten their Christmas holiday with gifts and food.
Culverâ€™s Jim DeWitt hadnâ€™t seen Pearl Harbor in 70 years, but over the week of Dec. 7, he and a number of others present on that fateful day, were given a heroâ€™s welcome at the area many -- like DeWitt -- last saw when the wounds of the victims of Japanese bombers were still fresh, families of the dead still in shock.
Two town council members last week added their comments to existing voices concerning the controversy over accusations made leading up to last monthâ€™s hotly-contested Culver town clerk race.
During the Dec. 13 regular meeting, Council member Lynn Overmyer defended outgoing clerk Casey Howard, who was defeated by Karen Heim, describing the â€śmess of paperworkâ€ť and â€śdisarrayâ€ť Howard was faced with when she first took over the clerkâ€™s position, noting Howard straightened out the situation â€śprofessionally and promptly.â€ť
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PLYMOUTH â€” The Plymouth Redevelopment Commission voted in favor of accepting a final master plan for the proposed downtown park Wednesday. Presenting the concept drawing to the members was Michael Reese of the Troyer Group.
Reese said Concept I out of a number of different drawings that seemed to be the one most people who had attended public meetings, stakeholder meetings and also the Park Board favored.
Plymouth Church of the Heartland, 705 E. Jefferson St., will hold its Christmas service at 6:30 p.m. The title of the service is "A Not So Silent Night â€” finding the Prince of Peace in the midst of your chaos." The service will feature christmas hymns, a children's concert, live drama, relevant teaching, fellowship and finger foods. For more information, visit www.churchoftheheartland.com.