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April 23, 2012

A new Photo of the Week and Pet of the Week are uploaded to our website each week. To see them, go to the Entertainment tab and click on Photo of the Week. Don't forget, you can share your own photos! Click "Submit photo."
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Western Ave. closed this week

April 23, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Pending the Board of Public Works and Safety approval of the Delmonte request to work in the right of way today, Western Avenue, Plymouth will be closed Tuesday April 24 through Sunday, April 29. The closure is needed to repair the two Western Avenue railroad crossings just north of North Street. The industrial park will be serviced by traveling on Western Avenue north of the closure area. Delmonte will be the only company serviced by traveling on Western Avenue south of the closure area. Updates will be provided if there are any changes in the work schedule.

Ten years after closing, Pinder’s still one of Culver’s most beloved eateries

April 23, 2012

It seem hard to believe, but it's been 10 years (or will be, this fall) since Ed and Lora Pinder and family closed the doors for the last time on one of the most beloved local eateries in most residents' memories. Ed told the Citizen at the time it had "even older men my age" crying. "There were lots of tears," he said.

Treat on Gala: 'What a place, what a thing'

April 23, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Longtime Marshall County businessman Budd Treat and his wife Ajean were the recipients of Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center’s annual “Catch the Spirit” award, presented Friday at a gala at Swan Lake Resort in Plymouth.
The award is presented each year by SJRMC to Marshall County residents who exemplify the spirit of the organization—identified as passionate giving, enthusiastic service, and tenacious vision.

Online bullying at school: What is being done?

April 23, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Now that many Marshall County students have school-issued laptop computers, school officials are looking seriously into how to deal with bullying that occurs online.
“We are investigating programs that will detect threats made on social media at school,” said Plymouth Community School Corporation superintendent Daniel Tyree. “We want to use the one that we think will be the most effective.”
Tyree said that Plymouth principals are becoming more aware of the need to regularly check student’s computers to ensure threats are not being made.

Culver Relay raises $95,000 so far, focuses on hope, heroes

April 21, 2012

For the fifth year in a row and from across economic, geographic, and age-related boundaries, hundreds gathered at Culver Academies' multi-purpose building Friday night to fight cancer and help bolster a fund-raising marvel for a small, Midwestern community.

Garage sales galore this weekend

April 20, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Several large indoor garage sales are happening this weekend in Marshall County:
• Grace Baptist Christian School multifamily garage sale will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Midwest building on Michigan Street by the Plymouth Airport. Everything from kids to adult clothing, furniture, books, toys, glassware and other great bargains will be available. Funds raised will help GBCS's missions trip to Grenada.

3 arrested for meth near 9A Road

April 20, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Three individuals were arrested Thursday night on U.S. 31 near 9A Road when Plymouth Police Department's K9 unit discovered two active meth labs in their vehicle.

MCCF grants announced

April 20, 2012

PLYMOUTH — The Grants Committee of the Marshall County Community Foundation awarded the first round of General Endowment Fund and Ralph C. Vonnegut Jr. Grants for 2012 during a press conference held Tuesday, April 10, in Plymouth.

General Endowment Fund grants

First property tax payment due May 10

April 20, 2012

MARSHALL CO. — It’s time to start thinking about paying property taxes for 2012, and Marshall County treasurer Debbie VanDeMark wants to make sure county residents know she and her staff is available to help if needed.
“One frequently asked question is people wondering why their tax bill went up,” said VanDeMark. “We can explain what area caused the (increase).”
She added that a higher bill usually results from a change in the property assessment, a change in the tax rate, or a change in deductions.

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