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Farewell party honors Metsker

February 20, 2012

PLYMOUTH — The last day on the job for Plymouth Fire Chief Andy Metsker was marked with a gathering of city and county officials, fellow EMS and firefighters, city and county police officers, retired firefighters, family and community members — all of whom he calls friends.
Metsker is leaving the fire department where he started full-time in 2002 when Larry Starr retired. He became chief nearly four years ago when George Cook stepped down.

Chargers for Change, OOP bring community together for a cure

February 20, 2012

PLYMOUTH — The LifePlex was in the “pink” once again Saturday afternoon as the Ancilla College Charger basketball teams and the Ounce of Prevention Foundation teamed up to raise awareness and money to fight breast cancer in their annual “Charger’s for Change” event.
The combination has been a successful one for both parties and Saturday’s event was no exception as fans filled the gym to join in the festivities led by Ounce of Prevention with music provided by the LaVille High School pep band.

Academies hosts Band Fest. Feb. 24-26

February 19, 2012

CULVER, Ind. – About 90 selected musicians and choir members from nine military schools and colleges from across the country will be on the Culver Academies campus Feb. 24-26 as the Academies host the 36th annual Military School Band Festival. The Academies last hosted the MBSF in 2005.

Teen struck on Michigan Rd.

February 18, 2012

Austin Schoff, 18, was flown to South Bend after being hit by a car in the 10000-block of Michigan Road around 7:30 p.m. Friday.

The Marshall County Sheriff's Department reports Lauren Tanner, 17, was driving north on Michigan Road near 11th Road in a 2009 Suburban, when she suddenly saw Schoff wearing dark clothing walking near the edge of the road and hit him.

Tanner stopped her car a short distance away from the accident and called 911. Tanner's father, a Plymouth paramedic, was first on scene and called dispatch for Medflight immediately.

Culver Wings restaurant debuts

February 17, 2012

Most Culverites have heard (or said) in recent years that the one dining option Culver may be missing, with the disproportionate
number of fine destination restaurants for which its known, is what Culver-raised entrepreneur John Zehner calls "a moderately priced, family friendly place."

The kind of place, he says, where diners can order wings, burgers, or (in this case all-beef) franks.

That's the need identified and addressed by way of Culver Wings, which opened yesterday (Feb. 15) at the site of the former Yacht Club, at 115 E. Jefferson St. in the downtown Culver area.

ISP meth unit searches LaPaz home

February 17, 2012

LAPAZ — Thursday, troopers with the Indiana State Police Meth Suppression Section (MSS), the Emergency Response Section (ERS) and the Plymouth Police Department, served a search warrant on a suspected meth house in LaPaz.
The two month investigation was worked in collaboration with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department. Officers raided the home at 213 Vandalia St. in LaPaz around 8 a.m. No one was at home at the time of the raid.

Leadership students visit VA hospital

February 17, 2012

BOURBON — In a group of more than 40 teenagers, it's rare to not see a single cell phone. But that's exactly what happened during Triton High School's recent trip to the Indianapolis VA Medical Center.
"We did not see one cell phone out while we were in the hospital," said Geri Newman, Triton High School nurse and chaperone for the trip.
"Some of our kids never stop talking, and the ones that never stop talking here were at a loss for words there," added Mason McIntire, athletic director.

Curriculum committee topic: 2012-13

February 17, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth School administrators are wasting no time in making sure their students are meeting or exceeding the state standards set by the Indiana Department of Education and other states. Forty-five states and the District of Columbia have adopted the Common Core States Standards

1 dead after truck lands in ditch

February 16, 2012

One man is dead after a truck overturned in a water-filled ditch on Beech Road north of U.S. 30 just before 6 a.m. Thursday. The driver of a green pickup truck reportedly drove over the embankment and landed in a drainage ditch upside down.

The victim is a male likely in his 70's but police are still working to ID him and notify his family members before releasing further information.

View the pet of the week

February 16, 2012

The pet of the week is a weekly web feature that can be viewed by going to the Entertainment and "Photo of the Week" section of the website.

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