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October 4th, 2010
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN â The nation is investing in science and Plymouth High School along with several other schools in the state will benefit from it.
Plymouth High School, Purdue University and three other school districts â Lafayette, Tippecanoe and Taylor Community â will share a $6.7 million in a National Science Foundation grant to improve science learning in the third through the sixth grades. Partnering in the effort are Purdue's colleges of Education, Engineering, Science and Technology, the Discovery Learning Research Center, and regional industries.
PLYMOUTH â While many were tailgating on a crisp fall afternoon some local residents were helping a family build a place to stay out of the cold.
âYou always feel better after spending a day working on the house,â said Bruce Emerich, President of the Marshall County Habitat for Humanity who is working on his sixth home in his time with the group. âYou meet a lot of good people and make a lot of good friends.â
Ward Byers and Rich Cartwright share a laugh at the MargariTATAville party for Ounce of Prevention Saturday at the Plymouth Country Club.
BOURBON âÂ The Town of Bourbonâs wastewater department received confirmation of a grant for $800,000 for an infrastructure project that has long been awaited.
Wastewater Superintendent Mike Mc Farland said the town âwas very pleasedâ about being awarded that grant which will replace the main lift station on south Ecker Street. âWe donât have a start date but Iâd anticipate we would begin late January to early February,â he said.
PLYMOUTH â Officials hope a reward will lead to an arrest in a case of vandalism at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter along with Chief of Police Jim Cox and Investigator Ted Brown held a press conference Friday announcing that community contributions toward the reward for information that leads to an arrest in the crime has reached $5000.
âAs a former investigator I know about motives,â said Senter. âQuite frankly I don't get this.â
PLYMOUTH â The 100th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, 611 N. Center St., Plymouth, was celebrated with a special Mass and a buffet dinner for parishioners and friends on Wednesday, Sept. 29th.
âWe also are celebrating St. Michaelâs Feast of the Archangels Day,â Father William Kummer, pastor of the church since August of 2002, said, âEvery year, we try to do something special on our name day,â Father Kummer said.
âLast year we dedicated our schoolâs new playground.â
LOS ANGELES, CA â Tyler Langdon had it a little bit backwards, but it seems to be working out.
The 2004 Plymouth grad finished Notre Dame and headed for Los Angeles to make it big â in the restaurant industry.
PLYMOUTH â Michelle Bougher wants area residents wishing to get into shape to come to attention.
Bougher is offering a fitness âboot campâ in a very unique setting. The four week program is for those who are willing to jump in boots first.
âItâs a little different than just going to the gym,â said Bougher of the program. âThis is for people who want to make a little more commitment to the program. Itâs not just the workouts but also nutrition and a full healthy lifestyle.â
BREMEN â The towns of Bremen and Argos recently cast the only "no" votes as members of Indiana Municipal Power Agency against participation in a proposed energy reduction program.
Tim Montague, Bremen electric department superintendent, told the Bremen Town Council this week that his dissenting vote, and the one from Argos, were outnumbered, meaning participation will be required. Bremen, Montague said, could be paying as much as 4.1 percent more for its electricity in 2011.
PLYMOUTH â You couldnât blame Autumn Leed if she thought she was living in a Hollywood screenplay.
Searching for a new act to sign to his management company, Tony Priano of IT management found himself in a local factory, looking for a voice that he had heard eight years earlier.
âHe came to the factory I worked at looking for âsomebody who can sing named Amber or something,ââ said Autumn. âSomebody said, âWe have an Autumn who singsâ â and that was when everything chan-ged.â