The Marshall County Humane Society is encouraging community members to bring their furry, four legged friends down to Centennial Park on October 1st for Bark in the Park. This annual event for dogs and their owners is an afternoon full of activities and contests where funds are raised to assist MCHS with operational costs.
Marshall County Humane Society Director Nancy Cox said that money raised by events like Bark in the Park assist the Humane Society in some major ways. Continue reading
If you’re interested in learning about the environment and seeing what local conservation looks like, come out to Centennial Park today for the ‘Tread in the Shed’ event hosted by Marshall County Soil and Water Conservation District. The event will feature presentations about topics such as, habitats, predator birds, stream bank stabilization, water quality, the importance of watersheds and rain gardens.
The District Coordinator of Marshall County SWCD Debbie Palmer said he whole event will take about 2 hours, running from 10 a.m. to noon, and there are a few 15-20 minute presentations. She said that the walking tour will take place primarily in the shade, so the heat shouldn’t be an issue. Continue reading
The United Way of Marshall County has a unique way of starting its annual fundraising campaign.
This fundraising event helps collect money for the number of member agencies and sponsored programs with United Way. The entities serve many families in need across the entire county.
New housing, parks, and job opportunities are a few of the things Plymouth residents can expect to see in the near future, according to Mayor Mark Senter. During his annual State of the City Address Monday, Senter gave an update on the city’s progress in implementing its 2013 Comprehensive Plan. Continue reading
The Plymouth Board of Works got an update Monday on several of the city’s ongoing public works projects. Utility Superintendent Donnie Davidson said the Boys & Girls Club sewer relocation is essentially complete. Continue reading
The City of Plymouth is making the funding arrangements for new tennis courts in Centennial Park. Last month, the Common Council voted to contribute additional funds to the tennis court rebuilding project. On Monday, council members voted to formally transfer that money into the Tennis Court Project Fund. Continue reading
Increased cell phone coverage may be coming to Centennial Park in Plymouth. Last year, Verizon had a truck placed in the park to provide additional coverage during the Marshall County Blueberry Festival. Now, the company’s looking for a year-round solution. Continue reading
Centennial Park is one step closer to getting new tennis courts, after the Plymouth Common Council voted Wednesday to contribute an additional $329,000 in city funding for the project. That money, appropriated out of the city’s Cumulative Capital Development and Cumulative Capital Improvement funds, is in addition to the $750,000 the city has already pledged. Continue reading
Construction is set to start this spring on the new tennis courts at Centennial Park in Plymouth. On Tuesday, the Plymouth School Board approved the funding arrangements for the school corporation’s share in the cost of the project. Continue reading
The Centennial Park Tennis Court project took a big step forward this week. No comments were offered during a Monday night public hearing on the establishment of a dedicated fund for the project. The city has pledged $750,000 toward the construction of new tennis courts. Half of the money will come from the capital improvement fund and the other half from cumulative capital development. Continue reading
Money allocated for new tennis courts in Centennial Park will be placed in a special fund established Monday night by the Plymouth City Council. They set up the Tennis Court Project Fund to accommodate public and private donations pledged toward the project and fund design work. Continue reading