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May 1st, 2013
ARGOS - As an Argos teen continues to fight for her life an entire community is rallying around her and her family.
Courtney DeMont was critically injured in a vehicle accident on Kenilworth Road on April 18. Since then Courtney has been in critical care slowly fighting back from her injuries, while the entire Marshall County Community has prayed for her recovery.
Courtneyâ€™s father Dan DeMont told friends and family yesterday that her recovery continues as doctors begin the weaning process to take her off a ventilator currently helping her breath.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Community Resource Center has a boost in the checkbook for a clinic expansion project on East Washington Street, but it did not get a loan it requested from the City.
Plymouth Town Council members approved a resolution granting the Center $100,000, but denied an additional $75,00 loan request. This decision was made at the council meeting Monday night.
PLYMOUTH - Officers from the Marshall County Sheriff's Department, Argos
Police and Bourbon Police were involved in a standoff on Wednesday night.
At approximately 11:40 p.m. officers responded to a residence on 11A Road in Plymouth. The Officers had been sent there to perform a welfare
check on a possible suicidal male subject. The male subject was reported to have contacted a suicide hotline and expressed a desire to harm himself.
MARSHALL COUNTY - Farmers across the county are anxious to get back in their fields and that means farm equipment traveling county roads to get back to those fields.
The Marshall County Sheriff's Department and the Marshall County Farm Bureau want motorists to remember to be on the lookout for slow moving vehicles, marked with the orange triangular signs. Vehicles marked with an SMV sign are traveling 25 miles per hour or slower.
PLYMOUTH - The PTO at Jefferson Elementary in Plymouth has hit on a good way to tackle two problems with one solution.
Raising money for school programs is always important and PTO's have used many different methods over the years to help their particular school. More and more people are becoming aware of childhood obesity in
the United States and the need for young people to exercise regularly.
At Jefferson they tackled both this week as the PTO sponsored their Jog For Jefferson program.
PLYMOUTH â€” One gets the feeling that hanging out with the Angels in Red women of the Red Hat Society is always a party. This Thursday, however,
the group of about 30 women had all the more reason to whoop it up.
Thursday was the 15th anniversary of the groupâ€™s founding. In honor of that milestone, the local chapter, which is based in Knox, Ind. marked the occasion in a very official way. Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter read a citation and Governor Pence issued a proclamation to commemorate the event.
PLYMOUTH â€” John Childs and his wife Susan would be the first to admit that the way they operate their farm is not for everyone. It takes special people to uses horses instead of tractors.
The couple has operated Childsâ€™ Farm in Plymouth since about 2006. They settled on the property not for the house, but for the pasture and barns. Once secured, all the additional land included in the purchase was a perk.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Marshall County Emergency Management is teaming up with Walgreenâ€™s and the Marshall County Amateur Radio Club to participate in the NOAA Weather/All Hazards Alert Radio Programming Day this Saturday.
The event is a repeat from past years, in which people who own a weather radio can bring it to the Michigan Street Walgreenâ€™s to have it programmed.
PLYMOUTH - The winds continue to swirl around Marshall County government with the issue of wind energy still being debated.
Proponents of wind energy came before the Plan Commission at their meeting Thursday evening to stand against the banning of the wind energy systems. Their point of view is that the issue is a property rights issue.
â€śIt just goes against the grain to be told what you can and canâ€™t do on your own land,â€ť said Jerry Gurtner, a farmer from the Bremen area.
PLYMOUTH - Sentences of 10 years each were ordered in superior Court I Wednesday for two non-related cases involving the manufacture of methamphetamine.
In the first case, Joshua B. Baughman, 23, of Angola was sentenced in Marshall Superior Court I. Baughman admitted that on Sept. 17, 2012 he assisted in the manufacture of methamphetamine in a vehicle driving along US 30 in which he was a passenger. Two years of the sentence was suspended.