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Planning to make Plymouth bloom in 2012

December 7, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Last summer was the first year Plymouth was judged for a nationwide beautification contest called America in Bloom. Two judges visited and rated Plymouth in eight criteria: tidiness, community involvement, environmental awareness, heritage, urban forestry, landscape, floral displays and turf, and ground covers for municipal, residential, and commercial areas.
“They gave a lot of (areas) where they see (that) improvement is needed,” said Mike Woolfington, Marshall County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau director.

New AHS site launches first wave of searchable, vintage Culver Citizens

December 6, 2011

Many months of planning and hard work are coming to fruition as the first ten years' worth of a planned digitization of the complete back catalog of The Culver Citizen newspaper is now available, fully searchable and readable, online.

The collection is part of the launch of a new website for the Antiquarian and Historical Society of Culver, www.culverahs.com (replacing the past site, culverhistory.com, though that address will remain active for a time during transition to the new site).

New hairstylist at Serenity Spa

December 6, 2011

Serenity Spa located inside the LifePlex facility has hired Ashlei Bell, licensed cosmetologist, as a new hair stylist. Bell brings 7 years experience as a hair stylist and has salon management experience. Bell is up to date on all of the cutting edge hair styles and fashion. She is also available for manicure and pedicure services as well as facial waxing. To schedule an appointment with Bell, call Serenity Spa at LifePlex, 574-941-1086.

New youth assistant to speak to students about food, nutrition

December 6, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The ubiquitous food pyramid, created by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 1992, was recently replaced by "My Plate," introduced in June 2011.
This easy-to-understand visual is one of the main tools Marshall County Purdue Extension employee Marta Bagley will be using as she teaches area students about food and nutrition beginning in January.
"Our goal is to see the kids continually go through the program and be better eaters and have better lifestyles," said Bagley.

Monkey bread? Go to the News/This Week's Question tab for more

December 6, 2011

View this week's Huddle Up photo in Sports

December 6, 2011

See this week's Huddle Up photo with Plymouth varsity boys basketball players. Check out the "local sports" section for more!

Watch the weekly news video below

December 6, 2011

This week, area students talk about their favorite Christmas traditions. Be sure to share yours with us! Comment on our Facebook page.

WTCA auction helps Shop with a Cop

December 6, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The annual Shop With a Cop auction heard on WTCA am1050 radio Friday netted some $15,000. The proceeds will be used to take local needy children shopping on Dec. 10.
This marked the fourth year that the station has provided air time for the auction. The first year started almost by accident when FOP Lodge #195 was given three items to use for raising funds. That year, the auction raised $600. From that generous donation the idea was born and by the next year the community had donated items that brought in $10,000.

EMA adjusts severe weather alerts

December 6, 2011

PLYMOUTH — What is more dangerous, a storm “watch” or a “warning?”
These two terms, along with “advisory,” were recently redefined on a statewide level in response to last winter’s heavy snowfall. Marshall County Emergency Management Agency director Clyde Avery visited the county commissioners meeting to present the redefined categories. The traffic alert definitions are being adjusted partly so that all counties in the state agree on how they are determined.

‘Painter and Poet’ bid Culver farewell

December 6, 2011

After more than a quarter Century documenting the beauty of Culver’s landmark structures and scenery, Esther and Ward Miller, proprietors of Painter and Poet Gallery at 307 N. Main Street near downtown Culver, are setting sail for other shores - more specifically into a Condo at Robin Hood affiliated with with Grace Village Retirement Community. “ We love Culver dearly, and are very sad to leave,” says Esther, “ but at 82, with all of our children scattered, we think this is a wise decision for us.”

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