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OD grad cheers with Purdue at national championship

January 23, 2012

HAMLET — Oregon-Davis grad and current Purdue sophomore Kelsey Minix recently returned from the 2012 UCA College Cheerleading national championship at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. Minix, who competed in Florida her junior and senior year of high school and her freshman year of college at Indiana University Bloomington, said that this year's event was especially challenging as it was her first time competing on a coed team.
"We were in Division I, and it was the hardest division down there," said Minix. "I wasn't used to going up against so many other schools on a coed team."

Bittersweet home match: Goodbye seniors, goodbye pool

January 20, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Thurs-day night marked the end of swim competition in the Plymouth High School pool. After more than 35 years of use, the pool has become in disrepair and is scheduled to be closed forever.
Head Swim Coach Leanne Senter said, “Tonight’s meet will be bittersweet,” adding she has been coaching swim teams for 10 years and is in her seventh year as the head coach, and fourth as diving coach. “I’ve seen a lot of kids grow up in this pool and it’s just like home to us.”

After-school program teaches fitness, healthy habits

January 20, 2012

PLYMOUTH — For the kids in the Adventures after School program at Fitness Forum, afternoons aren’t just for hanging out and relaxing in front of the TV.
“We try to get them doing some kind of (physical) activity when they are here with us,” said Julie Stauffer, who co-leads the group with husband Rich Stauffer.

Rupert receives Firefighter of the Year award

January 20, 2012

TIPPECANOE — Each year, the Marshall County Firefighters Association honors one member with a “Firefighter of the Year” award. Fire departments around the county are asked to recommend one individual who has carried out his or her duties exceptionally that year. Nominees for 2011 were Matt Rupert from LaPaz and Ed Marquardt from Plymouth.

Thursday Bi-County Tournament games postponed

January 19, 2012

Tonight's girls varsity Bi-County Basketball games have been postponed to Saturday Morning:
 
Here is the adjusted schedule:
All games at LaVille Jr.-Sr. High School 
Friday, Jan, 20
6:30 p.m.
Boys Varsity Semifinal — Bremen vs. New Prairie — Main Gym
Boys Varsity Consolation — Argos vs. OD — Aux Gym
 
8 p.m.
Boys Varsity Semifinal — Triton vs. Glenn — Main Gym
Boys Varsity Consolation — Culver vs. LaVille — Aux Gym
 
Saturday, Jan, 21
SESSION #1
9 a.m.
Girls Varsity Semifinal — Bremen vs. OD — Main Gym
Girls Varsity Consolation — Argos vs. New Prairie — Aux Gym
 
11 a.m.

What to do this weekend in Marshall County

January 19, 2012

FRIDAY, JAN. 20
• The Plymouth Moose will host a buffet dinner — Swiss steak, baked chicken — from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Melvin Mullins will provide country music and old favorites. Guests are welcome. Please contact Tom Williams at 574-936-3530 for more information.

County will hold first 'contractor's education day'

January 19, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Building contractors in the area will have the opportunity to attend an free informational session next Wednesday, where speakers from several different associations will present new and updated guidance for those in the field.
This is the first such event to be held by the county, said Marshall County building inspector Chuck DeWitt.
“Being new to the job, I just kind of listened to areas we had problems with,” said DeWitt. “Usually things we have problems with are (because of a) lack of education and knowledge about what needs to be done, not malice.”

View the pet of the week

January 19, 2012

Pet of the Week can be found under Photo of the Week in the Entertainment section of the website.

Blood drive in Knox today

January 19, 2012

IU Health Starke Hospital, 102 E. Culver Road, Knox, will host an American Red Cross blood drive from 11 a.m to 3 p.m. CST Thursday, Jan. 19. To schedule an appointment to donate please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org for more information.

Modern dance group visits Culver Academies

January 19, 2012

CULVER — Six-member modern dance group Body Vox, based in Portland, Oregon, wowed their audience Tuesday evening at Culver Academies as they performed acrobatic feats, surprising dance moves, and spunky steps riddled with personality.
“We are a unique blend of all different kinds of physical movements and theatrical effects,” said Body Vox choreographer Ashley Roland. “If you’ve never seen dance before we are a good group to see.”

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