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'Story and cookies with Santa' is tonight

December 12, 2011

Story and Cookies with Santa will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Fitness Forum Sports & Wellness at LifePlex. For more information please call 574-936-2333. This event is free to the community.

Best loser registration Jan. 9; Hatcher shares testimonial

December 12, 2011

PLYMOUTH — It’s that time of year again, when those who struggle with holiday weight gain — or their weight at any time of the year — can take part the Best Loser challenge.
This time around, Best Loser 2012 will run from Jan. 16 to March 21. Registration deadline is Jan. 9, and teams will consist of just two players instead of the traditional four-person teams. Cost is $40 per team, and couples will still be competing for that $1,000 cash prize.
The first weigh-in is Monday, Jan. 16 when the team picture will be taken. Times to be weighed in are from 5 to 9 a.m. and 5 to 7 p.m.

Redistricting meeting tonight for Plymouth Schools

December 12, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The public is encouraged to attend a meeting on the re-districting of the Plymouth elementary school population Dec. 12.
Dr. Jerome McKibben, McKibben Demographic Research, has been reviewing the data concerning enrollment for the entire Plymouth Schools. He will be giving a final report at the meeting Monday night at Menominee Elementary at 6:30 p.m.

Academies Christmas concert goes prime time Tuesday with guest vocalist Swindal

December 10, 2011

Culver Academies’ annual Christmas Concert, usually held in the afternoon during the school day, will be going prime time this year, as well as featuring guest vocalist Haley Swindal, a 2004 alumna.
“Christmas in Culver: A Musical Holiday Celebration” will be performed Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in Eppley Auditorium on the Academies campus. Admission is $10 -- or the equivalent in canned and non-perishable foods. All proceeds will benefit the Marshall County Food Bank.

Coalition has 480 assistance apps

December 9, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The Community Christmas Coalition is seeking donations from the community to help make the holiday season brighter for those in need.
The Coalition was formed by several local organizations and agencies in an effort to reach families or individuals experiencing difficulties and who otherwise might not review assistance for toys/clothes for children and food during the holidays.

Students prepare for Christmas Spectacular

December 9, 2011

PLYMOUTH — This weekend’s Christmas program at Plymouth High School will be quite a production — more than 250 students will be donning wacky costumes and singing or playing fun holiday music compilations as part of the show.
This year, the audience will travel to the North Pole, where Santa and his elves are experiencing a little holiday stress in the last few days before Christmas.
“There are definitely sections that are hysterical,” said band director Bryan Ames. “The entire jazz section is dressed as elves.”

Argos Public Library will celebrate 75 years with open house

December 8, 2011

ARGOS — The Argos Public Library was originally begun by three women, members of what was called the Monday Club.
“I think they met on Mondays,” explained current library director Jane Hall.
Hall explained that the three women decided that Argos needed its own library in 1935. A year later, the library opened in a small room near the town clerk’s office. Since this was before taxes funded libraries, the local Boy Scouts went door to door collecting books.

Renewal for local club in question

December 8, 2011

PLYMOUTH —The three members of the Marshall County ABC (Alcohol Beverage Commission) along with Indiana State Excise Police Master Officer, Michelle Traughber, voted unanimously Tuesday to deny a renewal of a liquor permit for the Eagles Lodge in Plymouth.

State Senator challenges Argos students

December 7, 2011

ARGOS — State Senator Randy Head (R), visited Argos High School Tuesday to discuss new legislation that would exclude the bottom five percent of ISTEP scores when they are used to evaluate students and teachers.
Head said that since the system currently includes the scores of special needs and English as a Second Language (ESL) students, the average score of all students is lowered. By taking away the lowest five percent of scores, Head believes a more accurate portrayal of schools could be obtained.

What to do this weekend in Marshall County

December 7, 2011

THURSDAY
The Maxinkuckee Singers will present a Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. at First United Church of Christ in Plymouth. There is no admission charge. For more information, call 574-546-4230.

FRIDAY
The Rentown Country Store plans to join with some local shops and several area businesses to host a Midnight Madness event, of which the stores will be open until midnight, and Rentown Country Stores will offer refreshments, specials and give away $1,500 in Midnight Madness "bucks." 

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