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March 4th, 2011
INDIANAPOLIS â It is said that poetry is a universal language and Plymouth High School senior Christina Green has brought that language to life.
Christina finished second recently in the Indiana Arts Commissionâs Poetry Out Loud state competition in Indianapolis. The competition involves choosing, memorizing and reciting three works of poetry to be judged by a panel. Winners of the single school competitions then proceeded to Indianapolis for the state championship.
Last week was a memorable one for Indiana politics, and that may go double for six Culver Community Schools teachers, who (using personal days on their own time) spent the day at the Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis last Tuesday, in the midst of heated protests and attention surrounding two controversial pieces of legislation.
BREMEN â Within the next year, two local landmarks could be listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Working with Bremen historian RT Henke, Plymouth architect and preservationist Kurt Garner hopes to secure the designation for the Bremen Depot and the town's water storage standpipe.
The honor comes with potential financial benefits.
"Being on the registry helps you in getting grants and so forth for future projects," Henke said. "In a lot of cases it gives you points, because it is an important consideration. This really is a good thing to do."
Early Monday morning, dozens of officers from area police agencies in Marshall County worked in collaboration to round up 21 individuals who were wanted on drug-related arrest warrants.
The Indiana State Police, in cooperation with the Plymouth Police Department, the Marshall County Sheriffâs Department and the Bremen Police Department, spent the better part of the early morning hours going door to door in search of the wanted individuals.
PLYMOUTH â Things are going well, even in difficult economic times.
That was the message in Plymouth Mayor Mark Senterâs âState of the Cityâ address to the Common Council in its session last night.
Senter began his message praising the patience of Plymouth residents and the work of city employees.
In particular, Senter praised Plymouth Clerk-Treasurer Toni Hutchings for providing the city with a third straight balanced budget.
LAKEVILLE â The first time for an event can be the toughest, but the elements may have provided an even tougher obstacle to Newton Parkâs Snoccer event this weekend.
âWe had people asking us if we knew how tough it was to kick a ball in the snow âÂ especially when it just stopped right where you kicked it,â said Irish Saunders of Hoosier Tire, one of the eventâs organizers. âWe ended up cutting down the time for a half to 15 minutes because it was so tough, but everybody had a great time and it was a great event.â
CULVER â Culver-Union Township Public Library will continue its session of free computer classes in March. Classes will be held Monday evenings at 6 p.m. and Friday mornings at 10 a.m. and will last two hours. These are hands-on classes and the library will provide computers. Those with their own laptop are welcome to bring it to the classes.
Microsoft Excel will be offered Monday, March 7 at 6 p.m. and Friday, March 11 at 10 a.m.
Microsoft PowerPoint will be offered Monday, March 14 at 6 p.m. and
Friday, March 18 at 10 a.m.
ARGOS â Kindergarten roundup for Argos Elementary School will be Tuesday, March 8, in the elementary gym. Parents can arrive anytime between 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The school will be offering full-day kindergarten again for the 2011-12 school year. For a child to be eligible for kindergarten he/she must be five years of age on or before Aug. 1, 2011.
Parents should bring:
1. Their child
2. The child's birth certificate
3. The child's immunization record
4. The child's social security card
PLYMOUTH âÂ Tri Kappa will be hosting its Ladies Night Out event Thursday, March 3.Â With this yearâs theme âTake Me To The Fairâ this evening will offer a Country Fair buffet including braised country pot roast, corn on the cob, homemade pies and more.Â Some of the donated prizes available to win include: a Longaberger quilted bag, a Living History "Marshall County Pictorial History 1945-95," a South Bend Silver Hawks suite package for 20 people, five tanning sessions, and more.
PLYMOUTH â A close to capacity crowd celebrated Valentineâs Day enjoying a flute and piano duo at the Plymouth Country Club.
Ralph Booker and his wife Norma were among those enjoying the delicious food and enchanting music. He commented, âAn outstanding evening of excellent, refined entertainment preceded by a fine menu.Â It was an example of exceptional performing arts and shows a small community can rise to the top.â
Monday, March 14 will provide another opportunity to enjoy a wonderful dinner and a great evening of musicÂ by one of our own regional artists.