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Archive for January, 2011

School Board Elects New Officers

January 7, 2011
School Board Elects New Officers

01/10/11 The Plymouth School Board started their first meeting of 2011 attending to the organization of the board. Members Melissa Christensen and Larry Pinkerton were sworn in as newly elected members after both were re-elected in November. Immediately following the administration the oaths, Christiansen was unanimously elected as board president. Also receiving unanimous votes...
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County Police Investigate Crashes Caused by Snow

January 7, 2011
County Police Investigate Crashes Caused by Snow

01/10/11 The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department responded to a one vehicle accident Thursday, January 6th on Plymouth LaPorte Trail at Sage Road.  Patrolman Nick Laffoon investigated the crash.  The driver of the 2004 Dodge Durango, 33 year old Crystal L. Martin of Plymouth advised she lost control of the vehicle on the slick snow...
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Sheriff’s Reserves Sworn in as Special Deputies

January 7, 2011
Sheriff’s Reserves Sworn in as Special Deputies

01/10/11 The Marshall County Sheriff’ Reserve Unit’s long and dedicated tradition to community safety and volunteerism continues with the recent swearing-in of 10 current special deputies under Sheriff Tom Chamberlin. Their continued assistance to the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office at accident scenes, parades, Blueberry Festival, athletic events, prisoner transport, and extra patrol in areas...
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Issues Emerging for the 2011 Session

January 7, 2011
Issues Emerging for the 2011 Session

01/10/11 Top priorities for lawmakers during the 2011 legislative session –which began today at the Statehouse – should be passing a balanced budget and avoiding tax hikes on hardworking Hoosiers, said State Sen. Ed Charbonneau (R-Valparaiso). “As lawmakers craft the two-year budget, we are working with revenues that are at 2005 levels because of...
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HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS BRING BASKETBALL’S FIRST-EVER 4-POINT SHOT TO SOUTH BEND

January 7, 2011
HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS BRING BASKETBALL’S FIRST-EVER 4-POINT SHOT TO SOUTH BEND

01/10/11 The Harlem Globetrotters, who have contributed more innovations to the game of basketball than any other team in history, have implemented the first-ever 4-point shot as part of all of its games on the team’s 2011 “4 Times the Fun” North American tour, the team’s record 85th season of touring. The Globetrotters debuted...
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Plymouth Plan Commission and BZA Hold Reorganizational Meetings

January 6, 2011
Plymouth Plan Commission and BZA Hold Reorganizational Meetings

01/07/10 The Plymouth Plan Commission met earlier this week for their annual reorganization of the commission.  Board members unanimously voted to retain the current officers including Doug Feece as President, Sally Greenlee as Vice-President, and Fred Webster as Secretary.  Board member Greg Compton will serve as liaison to the County Plan Commission since he...
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Commissioners Hear Good News on Litigation

January 6, 2011
Commissioners Hear Good News on Litigation

01/07/11 The Marshall County Commissioner heard good news from the County Attorney on two litigation issues. The County’s liability insurance carrier notified Jim Clevenger that the federal court has dismissed a case that stemmed from an incident at the old jail in 2006. The inmate alleged that he had been assaulted at the jail. ...
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Hot Chocolate at the Sledding Hill on Saturday

January 6, 2011
Hot Chocolate at the Sledding Hill on Saturday

01/07/11 Plymouth Park and Recreation Director, Gina Young took a beautiful picture in the park on Thursday morning during the snow.  Her comment was “It’s beautiful in the Park.”  She is encouraging folks to take time to enjoy the parks in all seasons.  The walking trail is open daily for walkers, runners and bike...
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City Officers Make Arrests

January 6, 2011
City Officers Make Arrests

01/07/11  On Tuesday, January 4th at 10:05 AM Officer Jesse Pippenger with the Plymouth Police Department conducted a traffic stop on 22 year old Brandon E. White of North Michigan Street.  White was found to be driving while suspended with a prior charge and he was also in possession of marijuana.  Mr. White was...
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DONNELLY VOTES TO CUT CONGRESS’ BUDGET

January 6, 2011
DONNELLY VOTES TO CUT CONGRESS’ BUDGET

01/07/11  Thursday, Congressman Joe Donnelly voted to cut 5% from the Members’ Representational Allowances (MRA), which are the budgets for all U.S. Representatives’ offices, House leadership offices, and House committee offices for 2011 and 2012. “At a time when Hoosier families have already tightened their belts, the House should follow suit,” said Donnelly.  “Since...
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