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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.

Attempted burglary at campground

April 19, 2012

PLYMOUTH — An unknown person broke into a trailer at Jellystone Park Tuesday evening around 9 p.m. Marshall County Sheriff's Department officer Nicholas Laffoon arrived at the scene and found that a side window of the trailer had been forced open, but nothing was found missing. Anyone with information about the incident should contact the sheriff's department at 574-936-3187.

Carothers is Youth of Year

April 19, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Although Billie Carothers is now 18, headed to college in the fall, and thinking about a future in teaching, executive director of the Marshall County Boys and Girls Club Billie Treber still recalls the day that she met her namesake.
“I remember when she walked into the club for the first time,” said Treber. “She was a little 8-year-old with blond pigtails.”
Treber and Carothers formed a close bond over Carothers’ 10 years as a club member, and Treber will be accompanying Carothers this weekend to compete in a state-wide “Youth of the Year” contest in Indianapolis.

Coroner requests texting for county-issued phones

April 18, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Marshall County Coroner Bill Cleavenger would like to be able to text on the job. Far from being a distraction, however, Cleavenger told county commissioners Monday that texting capabilities on his and his deputies’ county-issued cell phones would make their jobs easier and more efficient.
“Better than 99.5 percent of calls in the last three years have come through the county’s 911 center, and they use computer aided dispatch (CAD),” said Cleavenger.

5th annual Relay For Life of Culver this Friday

April 17, 2012

CULVER, Ind. – More than 50 teams and 400 participants will be involved Friday, April 20, in the fifth annual Relay For Life of Culver. The overnight event begins at 7 p.m. at the Multipurpose Building on the campus of Culver Academies.

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