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November 1st, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” Warm Up Marshall County is a coat drive sponsored by Oliver Ford, the Pilot News, WTCA, and Price's Village Valet Cleaners. Now in the 13th year, the program provides donated outerwear to those in need in Marshall County. The coats collected are cleaned by Price's Village Valet Cleaners and will be distributed Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to noon and Nov. 13 from noon to 2 p.m. at the National Guard Armory in Plymouth. Donations are still being accepted through Friday. All sizes and styles of children's and adults coats are needed, and can be dropped off at any of the sponsoring locations.
Election Day for municipal candidates is Tuesday, November 8. Candidate bios will run in the Pilot News beginning today.
â€˘ Trick-or-treating in Plymouth will be from 5 to 7 p.m.
â€˘ Etna Green trick-or-treat hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m.
â€˘ Tippecanoe trick-or-treat will be from 5 to 7 p.m.
â€˘ Trunk or Treat in Nappanee will be from 5 to 6:45 p.m. at American Legion Post 154, 201 W. Lincoln St. Legion family members will park their cars and trucks in the Legionâ€™s parking lot and fill their trunks with treats for the trick or treaters who are in costume. If you would like to participate by handing out treats, please sign up at the Post before Oct. 28. Questions, call the Post at 574-773-7686.
PLYMOUTH â€” Katlyn Hersick spent her summer in research labs at Notre Dame and Saint Mary's. The PHS senior has been interested in pharmacy since she was in second grade.
"It's my passion," she said. "I love being in the lab."
On a whim, Hersick decided to contact the head of the chemistry department at Notre Dame and asked if they accepted interns. To her surprise, she was asked to come in for an interview.
"I didn't really have much chemistry experience, but she said my passion for chemistry was there," said Hersick.
â€˘Â Residential trick-or-treat in Argos will be from 5-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31.
â€˘Â Residential trick-or-treat in Bourbon will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31.
â€˘ Bourbon American Legion Post 424 will host a children's halloween party Saturday, Oct. 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for best costume. Lots of games will be played and prizes handed out. Food and fountain drinks will be provided. The event is open to the public, and all children must be accompanied by an adult.
PLYMOUTH â€” There will be a free outdoor concert featuring Attaboy, a national touring pop/rock band from Huntington, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 425 S. Michigan St., Plymouth at 6 p.m. Contact Nate Crawford at 574-936-2519 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
WALKERTON â€” If their website is any indication, the proprietors of The Walk of Nightmares trail in Walkerton have more than a few scary moments planned for this Halloween weekend. And the best part? It's free.
"There's not a lot of free attractions in the area," said Jessica Beam, part of the Walk of Nightmares team. "(The staff) are all dedicated. Their sole purpose is to try to scare somebody, and you can guarantee that will happen. There's going to be something in there that will scare almost anybody."
PLYMOUTH â€” DC Tech will be testing the newly installed equipment over the next two weeks. After the system is activated, visitors to the downtown area will be able to enjoy free wireless Internet service (two hours in a 24-hour period).
What would you do if you were woken from sleep shortly before midnight on a dark and stormy night, by your doorbell ringing?
If you had lived your life in the small, quiet community of Wakarusa, you likely would throw on something more appropriate for visitors calling and then answer the door to assist the person that was seemingly in need of help.
PLYMOUTH â€” Two vehicles collided at S.R. 17 and Quince Road today just before 3 p.m. Local law enforcement responded to the scene and assisted three victims into ambulances. The incident is being investigated by the Indiana State Police.