Week in Review

Staff Writer

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and his dream

Every year on the third Monday in January, Americans honor the life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

PHS raises more than $30,000 for Riley’s hospital

Plymouth High School students held its 4th annual dance marathon for Riley Children’s Hospital.

Toastmasters group works to create better speakers

The Wythougan Club can handle any public speaking opportunity, from humorous anecdotes to serious speeches.

Argos Geographic Bee winner moves on to next level

“I was runner-up last year, and wanted to win this year. I spent all year studying geography,” said Argos fifth grader Lizzy Edmonds.

PHS students clean for National Day of Service

Key Club members at Plymouth High School (PHS) participated in National Day of Service held annually to honor the memory of Martin Luther King Jr.

Kmart closing the doors

Attention Plymouth shoppers, bluelight specials will be coming to a close in mid April.

Rounding up the shrimp

Jason Troike of Hoosier Shrimp Farm is hoping to add a little spice to the agriculture industry by becoming one of the few but growing number of aquaculture farmers in the state of Indiana.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Honored At Ancilla

Ancilla College honored the life and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Monday with a presentation given by Dr. Thomas Buchanan, Professor of History at the college.

K of C makes donations

The Women’s Care Center of Plymouth was this month’s recipient of the Knights of Columbus’ contribution.

Former mayor announces 2015 run for city council

The city council may have a new member in Gary Cook.

Making the connection

Hoosier Racing Tire is ready and set to go after being fully linked into the Metronet dark fiber project, nearly eight years in the making.

Upgrading stoplights from King Road to Illinois

Michiana Contracting crew from Plymouth will be spending the better share of the next six months replacing signal heads on stoplights at every intersection on U.S. 30 from King Road in Plymouth to the Illinois state line.

Argos school board gets to business

Practicing what they preach, the Argos School Board members took time before Monday’s regular meeting to update their Board computers, ensuring that they maintain the same standard of modern technology that they require of current teachers and students.

TIF project completed under budget

The Plymouth Redevelopment Commission met Jan. 20 for their first meeting of the new year.

Career Success Coalition meeting well attended

The Career Success Coalition’s (CSC) first meeting was well-attended by over 40 people from all over the county Jan. 21.

New tech at the jail means more options for inmates

The Marshall County Jail will be bringing digital technology to inmates in the near future.

Menominee plans for new ADA playground

For more than a decade, the Menominee Elementary School PTO has been raising funds to purchase a brand new state of the art (ADA) American Disability Act compliant playground.

PPD’s activity down, plans for new call system

The Plymouth Police Department stated that for 2014, complaints had been down, according to Chief Dave Bacon.

Marshall-Starke Special Olympics plans underway

“Let me win, but if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt,” is the Special Olympics Athlete Oath.

Alpacas make fine fiber

On the outskirts of Lakeville, lies a quiet little farm with an exotic herd of livestock not native to the United States.

On the move at Heartland

The Heartland Artists Gallery is bringing changes to its galleries with a big move, to a larger location that is.

Precision machining at PHS gains momentum

The Precision Machining program at Plymouth High School is a fully functioning machine shop that is geared to provide juniors and seniors of the North Central Area Vocational Cooperative NCAVC entry level to advanced education machining.

STIC group makes plans to revitalize Argos

Chris and Leslie VanDuyne have shown a great deal of interest in assisting in the revitalization of the downtown area of Argos.