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10-year plan for city improvement to be revamped

May 18, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Mayor Mark Senter will be sitting down to re-do the city’s 10-year comprehensive plan May 31 with Ratio Architects, the company that helped create the plan about eight years ago.

Click It or Ticket Memorial Day Mobilization starts

May 17, 2012

MARSHALL COUNTY — Motorists who refuse to wear their seat belts — beware. Marshall County police agencies announced this week that Indiana's 2012 Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement begins Friday, May 18.
This national mobilization will take place over the Memorial Day holiday period and is supported by thousands of law enforcement agencies and traffic safety advocates across the country. In Indiana, more than 250 law enforcement agencies will conduct special patrols — day and night, to identify and ticket unrestrained motorists. The effort will conclude June 3.

Whitt sentenced to 10 years in prison

May 17, 2012

MARSHALL CO. — Last year's string of daytime home burglaries in northern Marshall County ended Wednesday with the sentencing of Justin Whitt, of North Liberty, to the maximum prison term allowed under his agreement with the Marshall County Prosecutor's Office.
Whitt was arrested for seven counts of burglary and six counts of theft last June. He was 22 years old at the time of his arrest.

Phillips is Director of Operations

May 17, 2012

LAKEVILLE — The Union-North United School Board has appointed Chuck Phillips to Director of Operations for the 2012-13 school year.
Currently, Phillips is the principal of LaVille Jr.-Sr. High School. He will remain in that position until the end of the school year while, at the same time, transition into the Director of Operations.
The newly-created position consolidates the former director of maintenance and director of transportation duties into one.

Wi-Fi for Centennial Park considered

May 17, 2012

PLYMOUTH — The Board of Public Works and Safety heard an interesting proposal Monday from DC Tech owner Dan Sammartano. DC Tech is a small Internet company based in Plymouth that currently provides a limited amount of free Wi-Fi to the downtown area, in exchange for attaching DC Tech equipment to city water towers. Sammartano requested to put additional equipment on the city’s west water tower in order for the company to service Yogi Bear Jellystone Park.
“They need a large amount of bandwidth (to cover the area),” said Sammartano to board members.

Earthworks holding summer camps

May 16, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Earthworks is accepting applications for its summer camp program.
The summer day camps provide unique and fun experiences for children age 6-10. Among the activities specially designed for children are: caring for farm animals, gardening, baking bread, making jam, hiking, swimming, and nature photography. Programs for older children include a young chef’s week, complete with celebration banquet at the end, and a nature photography week, which features a trip to Chicago and a closing gallery exhibit of the children’s work.

First graders work on interactive map

May 16, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Creating a multi-media presentation for the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is Washington Elementary first graders’ latest project-based learning endeavor. Monday and Tuesday, the first graders worked with Plymouth High School desktop publishing students to put together an interactive map of the zoo for visitors to the zoo’s website.

Sisters save neighbors from fire

May 16, 2012

By Sarah Leichty
Correspondent

BOURBON — Mariah and Sydney Musilli were called up front during Triton's school board meeting this week in recognition of a recent selfless deed they had performed. The two sisters, students in Triton’s school system, had assisted their neighbors during a house fire.
“We always say we have good kids and a good community,” commented Carl Hilling, superintendent. “And this is just one of those things that shows it is what it is. We can back up what we say.”

In other business:

Burroughs moves from Riverside Principal to Triton Super

May 16, 2012

The Triton School Corporation will begin the 2012-13 school year with a new superintendent, as Donna Burroughs was named superintendent to replace retiring Superintendent Carl Hilling.
Burroughs will officially begin at Triton July 1.
Burroughs said, “I’m excited about the opportunity for working with great teachers at Triton. I believe we can make great things happen for the children at Triton. Triton Schools are the best kept secret in Marshall County.”

Fraizer arrested for conterfeit ID

May 15, 2012

Officer Shanna Gilmer of the Plymouth Police Department conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of US 30 and Michigan Road Sunday at 9:42 p.m.
Ashley Frazier was found to be in possession of a counterfeit government issued driver’s license. She was arrested and transported to the Marshall County Jail where she was booked in for possession, produce or distribute government ID not issued by Government entity, and was given a $750.00 cash bond. Frazier is scheduled to appear in Marshall County Superior Court #2 June 12 at 8:30am.

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