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October 25th, 2010
PLYMOUTH â€” Although the concept of Money Smart Week is new to Marshall County, United Way Executive Director Jennifer Maddox was pleased that several local businesses volunteered to be a part of the events of the week, sponsored by the United Way.
During the Saturday portion of the fair, Maddox said, â€śThe response from professionals has been outstanding.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€” The Plymouth High School marching band â€”Pride of Plymouth â€” made Plymouth High School history Saturday evening by becoming the first-ever marching band from Plymouth to qualify for the Indiana State School Music Associationâ€™s Marching Band state finals.
The band is under the direction of Bryan Ames and Lisa Wallyn.Â Â Guard director is Nikki Horner. Â Drum majors for the band are Tori MacLain, Elizabeth Wolford, Addie Palmer and Stephen John-son.
PLYMOUTH â€“ Once the promise of gold had brought them to Deadwood, but now the once thriving city of outlaws run by Jimmy Hayward only sees the occasional stagecoach. Itâ€™s the prime address for murder.
Your job on Oct. 28 is to solve that murder mystery as part of Delta Theta Tauâ€™s Murder Mystery Dinner for this year. The ladies have turned Christoâ€™s Banquet Center into Deadwood for a night of fun, food and prizes with all the proceeds going to The Boys & Girls Club of Marshall County.
PLYMOUTH â€” Whether it was just a coincidence or a wish come true doesnâ€™t matter to Plymouth High School junior Priscilla Hammonds. She was nominated to travel to Japan with the People to People Program over the summer.
Priscillaâ€™s father, Keith Hammonds, said he had been talking with his daughter about what she wanted to do after high school and college.
â€śPriscilla said she wanted to go to Japan and work there for a couple of years,â€ť he said. â€śWe couldnâ€™t believe it when she got the letter inviting her to join the program.â€ť
LOS ANGELES, CA â€“ Monday night Plymouth High School graduate Tyler Langdon will have his moment.
Heâ€™ll walk the â€śred carpetâ€ť with the likes of Sylvester Stallone and Sean Penn on his way to accepting the Hollywood Discovery Award as part of this yearâ€™s Hollywood Film Festival.
Plymouth Park Departmentâ€™s annual â€śHaunted Groundsâ€ť at the Conservation Clubhouse was busy Thursday night. Alexander Rhoads tosses a ring over witchesâ€™ hats for candy.
LOS ANGELES â€” Plymouthâ€™s Tyler Langdon is glad that things are getting back to normal â€” at least as â€śnormalâ€ť as an actorâ€™s life can be.
â€śItâ€™s been the most stressful two weeks of my life,â€ť he said with a laugh. â€śEvery free moment has been filled with being on Facebook, emailing, reminding people to vote for me. Now I have to catch up with all the things I didnâ€™t do. Iâ€™m sure I have about a billion e-mails to catch up on.â€ť
Langdon was one of the finalists for the Hollywood Discovery Award â€” part of the Hollywood Movie Award portion of the Hollywood Film Festivalâ€™s week of activities.
WALKERTON â€” John Glennâ€™s marching band is no stranger to success.
Trips to the state finals in class D of the ISSMA state tournament in 1999, 2000 and 2006 had set the stage, but after moving up to class C the band had to adjust to the competition with bigger schools. This yearâ€™s band has reaped the benefit of that tradition, making it through the regional competition and on to the semi-state at Plainfield.
PLYMOUTH â€” It is now officially an Election Day tradition in Marshall County.
Seniors will not only get to cast their vote, but spend some quality time with friends, get health screenings and find out what kinds of goods and services are available to them as the Marshall County Council on Aging hosts the Senior Expo at the LifePlex on Nov. 2 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Ply-mouth High School Spell Bowl team is heading for competition at the state level Nov. 13.
The team, coached by PHS English teacher Amy Schmeltz, accumulated the third highest score in the state in regional competition for its class.