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July 18th, 2012

Culver Lake Fest fireworks likely postponed

July 18, 2012

The Lake Fest committee has announced, with regrets, that unless a substantial amount of rain fally by Saturday, the Culver Lake Fest fireworks may be postponed to a later date due to the drought. The decision is a precautionary one made by the Culver fire chief and department, according to Jean E. Overmyer of the festival committee, who notes that a rain date will be scheduled based on the weather conditions. “It will still be a great Lake Fest!” she adds.

July 17th

Culver offers cooling stations

July 17, 2012

According to town manager David Schoeff, the Town of Culver is offering the following locations as cooling stations for the local community from Tuesday July 17 through Thursday July 19, during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Town Hall, 200 E. Washington St. and the Beach Lodge on Lake Shore Dr.
Those with questions please contact Town Hall at 574-842-3140.

2 arrested for meth, child neglect

July 17, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Jason Wolff, 29, and Jessica Goad, 24, both of Plymouth, were arrested Friday at Carriage Green Apartments after Plymouth police officer John Weir arrived at the apartments to investigate a report of a strange odor. Weir, Corporal Ray West and officer Christopher Miller attempted to make contact with the occupants of the apartment and noticed a male subject climbing out of the balcony. Police eventually kicked in the door to the apartment. An active meth lab was found inside, along with a 2-year-old child. The child was taken into protective custody and transported to the hospital.

Heat advisory in effect

July 17, 2012

MARSHALL CO. — The Marshall County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) and the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for today for the county and surrounding areas.

Merchants hope to beat the heat with cool tradition

July 17, 2012

PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth downtown merchants have a way of cooling off the heat of summer with a time honored tradition of some great deals.
This Thursday, Friday and Saturday the Plymouth downtown will take on a festival like atmosphere for the annual Sidewalk Sale days. It’s a tradition that goes back 47 years in the community and now includes the Rotary Pancake breakfast to start each day.

No golf carts on county roads

July 17, 2012

MARSHALL CO. — Following a public hearing Monday at the Marshall County Building, county commissioners were unable to come to an agreement regarding golf cart access on county roads.
“I’m seeing three different views by the three different commissioners here,” commented commissioner Jack Roose following the end of the discussion Monday.
In the beginning of June, commissioners passed an ordinance on first reading allowing golf cart traffic only on roads with reduced speed limits or in neighborhoods surrounding area lakes and golf courses.

July 16th

Local D.J. breaks Guinness World Book record

July 17, 2012

KNOX — Tom Berg, a local radio personality at WKVI in Knox, is one of the newest recipients of a Guinness World Book record for the longest radio broadcast.
Berg began his journey toward the Guinness Monday, July 11 at 5 a.m. and the clock wound down 187 hours later at 12 a.m. Tuesday, July 17 making Berg the winner of the longest broadcast category.
What made this local D.J. embark on such a quest? It’s simple, he went looking for a record to challenge and ultimately beat.

Uceny 5K supports family

July 16, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Nearly 100 people donned “Team Uceny” T-shirts bright and early Saturday morning and headed out the Plymouth High School track — the starting point for a 5K walk/run intended to help Plymouth native and Olympian Morgan Uceny’s family out with their travel expenses to the games in August. The organizer of the event, Debbie Palmer, said she began talking to Brenda Uceny about holding the event back in February.
“I knew Morgan was going to make it,” said Palmer Saturday as she waved to participants heading to the starting line.

Hite receives certification from state

July 16, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Marshall County Coroner Bill Cleavenger was notified Thursday that Deputy Coroner Bridget Hite has successfully completed all aspects of Indiana’s mandatory coroner training program and has been certified by the state as a Medicolegal Death Investigator.
“All coroners and deputies have a year to become certified under state requirements,” said Cleavenger. “It’s really a certification level.”
He added that Indiana is the first state to require all deputy coroners become certified.

July 14th

Culver firefighters extinguish Peru Court house fire

July 14, 2012

No one was injured in a Friday evening fire at the Hadley home at 604 Peru Court in Culver, where outdoor grilling appears to have been the cause of the primarily exterior blaze. Firefighters responded in full force to the fire siren to the house, from which some residents as far away as the Culver beach said they saw flames shooting into the air.

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