Week in Review

Staff Writer

Riverside ISTEP scores above state average

Plymouth Community School Corporation board members were given an opportunity to hear what steps administrators will be taking to increase scores on ISTEP (Indiana State Testing for Educational Progress) testing, during a meeting last week.

Smart, Johnson collaborate to publish book

Local area author Kathy Smart, illustrator Janet Lynn Johnson and their new book “Melvin” will soon be hitting the internet.

April is ‘Pet First Aid Awareness Month’

The month of April is “Pet First Aid Awareness Month.”

Class becomes patron saint for Naval aviator

From time to time, everyone needs the reassurance of a kind word, and our boys in uniform are no exception to that rule.

York drain causes a stir at drainage meeting

An ongoing issue concerning a drainage area in Marshall County created tense moments during this week’s Marshall County drainage board meeting.

Board grants tax abatement

After an announcement made April 12, Indiana Composites, LLC President and CEO of Mike Peters came before the Bourbon Town Council with a request for tax abatements.

Commissioner takes bumpy ride

The Marshall County Commissioners board took highway reports after a test ride on county roads, and heard updates from the Marshall County Economic Development Company Monday.

Budget, referendum talk heats up in Argos

During Monday’s Argos Community School Board meeting, a recent ABC57 interview with Superintendent Michele Riise was condemned by former Argos teacher Ginger Calhoun.

Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast is May 5

The 38th annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast will be held Thursday, May 5 at 6:30 a.m. at Christos' Banquet Center, 830 Lincolnway E., in Plymouth.

Glenn students take a break in Costa Rica

Most people remember what it was like to take a foreign language class in high school, but not many can say that their class not only taught them the language of another land, but took them there, too.

20th annual Ladies Night Out Friday, April 22

The 20th annual Ladies’ Night Out is Friday, April 22 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Christo’s Banquet Center.

The path to a healthy lawn

Every year, home owners struggle to have the best looking yard possible.

Council expresses support for LOHUT, CEDIT

The Plymouth Common Council met in special session Wednesday night to address the matter of showing its support for both the CEDIT and LOHUT taxes.

Earthworks will say goodbye to Sister Sue

Since 2001, Earthworks in Donaldson has had the pleasure of having a dedicated sustainability educator in Sister Sue Rogers.

Care and Share hosts Lane at annual meeting

Care and Share of Marshall County held its annual meeting and appreciation dinner Tuesday with Fellowship Missions Executive Director Eric Lane as the guest speaker.

Ferguson sentenced to 10 years

It’s been nearly four years since the former CEO of the now-closed Stone Creek Homes, Inc. Plymouth, David Ferguson, shut the doors without warning, stunning employees, investors and the whole community.

Council, tennis club volley over new courts

The Plymouth Common Council met in special session Wednesday evening to discuss community matters and resolutions, one of which pertained to the construction of new tennis courts at Centennial Park.

Election board preps for primary

Only two weeks are left until primary elections, and the Marshall County Clerk’s Office has been abuzz with absentee voters.

Vial at Wild Rose Moon Saturday

Wild Rose Moon is keeping its tradition of bringing exciting performers to the area as the Moon will be hosting singer/songwriter Mike Vial Saturday at 7:30 p.m.