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Archive for February, 2012

County Police Reports

February 19, 2012
County Police Reports

     02/20/12 Marshall County Police Officers made several arrests last week.  On Monday, February 13th Patrolman Bryant initiated a traffic stop on a Ford pick-up truck near the intersection of State Road 17 and Glenn Overmyer Drive.  The reason for the traffic stop was an equipment violation.  Making contact with the driver, Joseph N....
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Department Heads Present Monthly Reports to Plymouth Board of Public Works & Saftey

February 19, 2012
Department Heads Present Monthly Reports to Plymouth Board of Public Works & Saftey

02/20/12 Last week Plymouth department heads presented their monthly reports during the Board of Public Works and Safety meeting. Plymouth Police Chief Jim Cox presented his January 2012 activity report.  His staff answered 680 calls for information, conducted 339 security checks, handled 245 complaints and responded to 245 9-1-1 calls.  City officers conducted a...
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Plymouth Teen Sustains Head Injury When Struck by SUV Friday Night

February 18, 2012
Plymouth Teen Sustains Head Injury When Struck by SUV Friday Night

    02/20/12 Emergency responders were dispatched to Michigan Road, just north of 11th Road Friday evening when a pedestrian was struck by an SUV.  The accident occurred at 7:26 p.m. According the County Police Officer Nick Laffoon, 17 year old Lauren G. Tanner was traveling north on Michigan Road in a 2009 Chevy Suburban...
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BEAM Creates Youth Endowment Fund

February 18, 2012
BEAM Creates Youth Endowment Fund

    02/20/12 Thursday afternoon Kailyn Weiss, President of BEAM (Bettering Every Aspect of Marshall County) and T.J. Mechling, Treasurer watched as Linda Yoder, Executive Director of the Marshall County Community Foundation signed a fund agreement for BEAM. BEAM, a youth philanthropy group was spearheaded by Bruce Jennings and Stasha Dirrim along with the Board...
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Metsker Moves-on from Fire Chief to Insurance Consultant

February 18, 2012
Metsker Moves-on from Fire Chief to Insurance Consultant

   02/20/12 The last day on the job as Plymouth Fire Chief for Andy Metsker was marked with a gathering of city and county officials, fellow EMS and fire fighters , city and county police officers, retired firefighters , family and community members, -all of whom he calls friends.      Metsker is leaving the...
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DONNELLY VOTES FOR PAYROLL TAX CUT COMPROMISE

February 18, 2012
DONNELLY VOTES FOR PAYROLL TAX CUT COMPROMISE

   02/20/12 Friday, Congressman Joe Donnelly released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3630, The Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012, which will extend the payroll tax cuts for working- and middle-class families through the end of the year. “I voted to extend the payroll tax...
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Local Jimmy Johns Pull Sprouts

February 18, 2012
Local Jimmy Johns Pull Sprouts

  02/20/12  Jimmy Johns in Plymouth took a proactive step by pulling sprouts from their sandwich offerings many months ago. Reports of outbreaks of Salmonella and E.coli in 2010-2011 in other areas lead to the action. But as recently as February 16, 2012, new outbreaks of E. coli have been verified in neighboring states...
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Aviation Board Moves Forward with 2014 Runway Reconstruction Project

February 18, 2012
Aviation Board Moves Forward with 2014 Runway Reconstruction Project

   02/20/12 Runway reconstruction at the Plymouth Airport is slated as a 2014 project, but the preliminary steps to get the details in place have already started. David Lattimer, airport manager, said, “The project is in the very beginning stages.” According to Lattimer, surveyors began taking measurements two or three months ago and six...
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County Drainage Board and Commissioner’s Agendas

February 17, 2012
County Drainage Board and Commissioner’s Agendas

       02/20/12 The Marshall County Drainage Board and County Commissioners will meet Monday morning beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the second floor meeting room of the County Building. Agenda for the Drainage Board includes a discussion of maintenance for the Gjemre Ditch and the Martin Border Ditch.  In other business the Drainage Board will...
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Plymouth Police Reports

February 17, 2012
Plymouth Police Reports

   02/20/12 On Tuesday, February 14th about 4:00pm, the Marshall County 911 Center received a call in reference to subjects fighting in the CVS parking lot in Plymouth. Corporal Hite of the Plymouth Police Department arrived on scene and began talking with Barbara Jo Finney 42, of Bourbon. It was discovered that Ms. Finney...
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