Week in Review

Staff Writer

Singing at Twelfth Night

Singing in the new year, revelers serenaded the trees and the earth in accordance with Christian traditions.

Low ISTEP scores leave room for improvement

After a month of delays, the ISTEP (Indiana State Testing for Educational Progress) scores for area schools was released on Jan. 6.

New app helps support county Humane Society

Marshall County Humane Society has a new way to get the community involved with helping our homeless animals.

Preventing frozen water pipes

The return of cold weather has many people layering on the clothes to stay warm.

First town hall meeting discusses roads, bridges, jobs, Metronet, RDA and future county development

The future of Marshall County’s development was discussed at the first of many town hall meetings that the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) held at the Argos Municipal Building on Saturday Jan. 9.

BPWS organizes at first meeting of year

The Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety met for the first time in 2016.

Wrestlers recognized by Triton School Board

The highlight of the Triton School Board January meeting was the recognition of the wrestling team.

County council reorganizes for new year, elects Stone as president

The Marshall County Council elected a new president at their first council meeting of the new year.

Plymouth council increases from 5 to 7 members

The Common Council welcomed new faces at their first meeting of the new year. Newly elected council members Gary Cook, Jeff Houin, and Shiloh Fonseca joined Duane Culp, Mike Delp, Mayor Mark Senter, and Don Ecker.

Hoosier Lottery hits 1.5 billion

Grab your pencils, fill out those cards, and prepare to tune in Wednesday night as the Powerball numbers are drawn.

Addressing homelessness in Marshall County

Homelessness is an issue that plagues every county in America, though Marshall County has been registered as zero.

Safe use of space heaters

The cold air has most people trying to figure out how to stay warm at all times.

County BZA approves two, denies one request for variances by property owners

The first 2016 meeting of the Marshall County Board of Zoning Appeals saw three different cases.

Board of Aviation holds first meeting of year

It was a quick first meeting of the 2016 year for the Plymouth Board of Aviation Commissioners.

Candidate for Vote Center elected

The Marshall County Election Board met Wednesday, Jan. 13 to discuss several issues.

Powerball numbers

The numbers have been selected and 18 notable winners will be taking home a piece of the prize.

What to do with grant funds topic of the night downtown revitalization group

The Downtown Revitalization Committee met for their first meeting in 2016 on Jan. 13 at Wild Rose Moon in downtown Plymouth.

Bigger location leads to bigger plans

Pet owners have a different, bigger location in which to train their favorite K-9s.

Cervical cancer awareness key to treatment

Cervical cancer is a disease that affects the lives of many young women.

Triton School Board prepares for busy year

One of the best votes for the night during Triton’s school board meeting was closed with a unanimous decision of approval.

Expert teaches students about cyber safety

Cyber safety is a concern for all individuals connected to the Internet.

‘Therapy Thursday’ coloring fun

Therapy Thursdays kicked off not with a bang, but by the soothing music Marshall County Historical Society Board Member Cliff Berger provided to all that attended.

Potholes pop-up in Marshall County

The freezing and thawing outside create a problem that happens every year. Potholes can damage vehicles. They happen often in Indiana, and there is often not enough funding to repave all of the roads every year.

Plymouth public library to hold indoor miniature golf event for the community

The Plymouth public library has been partnering with the community to offer a variety of events to the public.

New business within a business

Do you not like taking pills or having surgery to manage your pain?