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WTCA Ballon Pilot Invited to Compete in FAI Junior World Championship

December 29, 2011
WTCA Ballon Pilot Invited to Compete in FAI Junior World Championship

12/30/11 On December 22, WTCA/WZOC Commercial Hot Air Balloon pilot Brian Kunze was invited to compete in the FAI Junior World Championship Hot Air Balloon Event held May 22-27th in Lithuania.  The 2007 PHS Graduate and Information Literacy Assistant at Menominee Elementary school was tenth on the list of junior pilots from the United...
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County Officer Stops Vehicle, Locates Heroin & Marijuana

December 29, 2011
County Officer Stops Vehicle, Locates Heroin & Marijuana

12/30/11  On Thursday, December 29th at 12:02 a.m. Patrol Brandon Cooper of the Marshall County Police Department was on routine patrol in LaPaz when he witnessed a vehicle southbound on Michigan Street that was exceeding the posted speed limit.  Cooper conducted the traffic stop and during the investigation Patrolman Cooper requested the Bremen Police...
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Mobile Meth Lab, 3 Arrested

December 29, 2011
Mobile Meth Lab, 3 Arrested

12/30/11 On Wednesday, December 29th at approximately 11:15pm, Patrolman Ryan Hollopeter with the Marshall County sheriff’s Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near the intersection of 14B and Beech Roads for unsafe lane movement.  An active meth lab was discovered during a search of the vehicle.  Seth P. Wright 22, of Bourbon,...
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Bremen Man Arrested for Theft in Tyner

December 29, 2011
Bremen Man Arrested for Theft in Tyner

12/30/11 On Wednesday, December 28th around 9:30 a.m. a resident on Main Street in Tyner reported to the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department that an unknown person had allegedly stolen several pieces of jewelry and collectible coin from her residence. Deputy Les McFarland conducted the investigation and determined that Troy Jay Siple 20, of Bremen...
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Houghton Gets Hello Gorgeous Makeover at CC Hair Co.

December 29, 2011
Houghton Gets Hello Gorgeous Makeover at CC Hair Co.

12/30/11 Wednesday was a day of “firsts” for Patt Houghton. Unbeknownst to her, Houghton’s sister-in-law Donna Kelly had nominated her for a Hello Gorgeous makeover at C.C. Hair Co. in Plymouth. Houghton was treated to her first pedicure, first facial and first hair coloring treatment as part of the makeover — all of which...
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Indiana Tax Tips December 2011

December 29, 2011
Indiana Tax Tips December 2011

12/30/11 It’s that time of the year again. The income tax filing season has begun and important tax documents should be arriving in the mail throughout January of 2012. Even though your return is not due until April, getting an early start will make filing easier. Here are some tips that will help you...
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Hoosier Tire Seeking Tax Abatement for $8 Million Expansion

December 28, 2011
Hoosier Tire Seeking Tax Abatement for $8 Million Expansion

12/29/11 Wednesday evening members of the Plymouth Common Council approved the first step in the two step process to obtain a tax abatement for Hoosier Tire and Rubber Corp.  They declared a certain piece of real estate on PIDCO Drive to be within an economic revitalization area. Jennifer Laurent, Executive Director of the Marshall...
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What Happened to Subway?

December 28, 2011
What Happened to Subway?

12/29/11 People passing the intersection of Michigan and Jefferson Streets in downtown Plymouth Wednesday afternoon may have noticed a difference.  The Subway Sandwich Shop on the northeast corner of the intersection is gone.  Lock stock and barrel, the place is empty including the wallpaper. Customers to the store on Tuesday found a sign on...
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3 Arrested After traffic Stop

December 28, 2011
3 Arrested After traffic Stop

12/29/11 On Monday, December 26th around 9:30 p.m. Marshall County Deputy Les McFarland was on routine patrol in the Tippecanoe area when he conducted a traffic stop on State Road 331 for an equipment violation.  The driver of the vehicle was 20 year old Zachare Hooker of Tippecanoe. Officer McFarland detected a very strong...
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Mawhorter Officially Named Superintendent for Union-North School Corp.

December 28, 2011
Mawhorter Officially Named Superintendent for Union-North School Corp.

12/29/11 The Union-North School Corporation made it official at a meeting on Wednesday night that Mitchell Mawhorter will begin his duties as the superintendent on January 2. Mawhorter comes from his current  job as principal at Jimtown Junior High School. Board President Mark Dickson had made the announcement on December 22 that Mawhorter had...
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