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Bob Newton from Hoosier Tire Dies at Age 85

September 27, 2012
Bob Newton from Hoosier Tire Dies at Age 85

  09/28/12 It is with great sadness that Hoosier Tire reported Friday morning that Robert “Bob” Newton, the visionary behind Hoosier Racing Tire, has died.  He was 85 years old. Bob died peacefully at home, surrounded by family members.  In recent years Bob has been dealing with the effects of a stroke suffered in...
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City Police Find Meth Lab and Burglar at 321 W. LaPorte

September 26, 2012
City Police Find Meth Lab and Burglar at 321 W. LaPorte

  09/27/12 Wednesday afternoon Plymouth Police were called to 321 West LaPorte Street for an incident involving meth and a break-in.   Officer Mark Owen responded and located 33 year old Tanya Mullins.  She was located in the basement and was there without permission.  A “one pot” meth lab was found near the unwanted...
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1 Dead in US 30 Crash with Wind Turbine Propeller

September 26, 2012
1 Dead in US 30 Crash with Wind Turbine Propeller

 09/27/12 Traffic on US 30 at the Grovertown Truck Stop was delayed Wednesday morning for a two vehicle accident that ended up being deadly. The Starke County Sheriff’s Department 9-1-1 Center received a call of a traffic accident involving a passenger car and a semi at 6:11 a.m. CST. Emergency responders arrived on scene...
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Bob Newton, Founder of Hoosier Racing Tire Dies

September 26, 2012
Bob Newton, Founder of Hoosier Racing Tire Dies

09/27/12 The founder of Hoosier Racing Tire in Plymouth and Lakeville died Wednesday at his home in Lakeville following a lengthy illness. Bob Newton and his wife, Joyce, started Hoosier Racing Tire in the early 60’s as R & J Manufacturing.  Today, Hoosier is the largest race tire manufacturer in the world, and all...
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Car Club to Explore Three Historic Indiana Highways

September 26, 2012
Car Club to Explore Three Historic Indiana Highways

  09/27/12 On Friday, September 28th twenty Model “A” Fords belonging to members of the A’s R Us Model “A” Ford club will visit downtown Plymouth. The caravan will be part of the club’s annual fall trip, with over 45 club members and guests, most from the south suburbs of Chicago, participating. From Chicago...
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NILES HAUNTED HOUSE GREETS 1,400,000th VISITOR

September 26, 2012
NILES HAUNTED HOUSE GREETS 1,400,000th VISITOR

  09/27/12 The Board of Directors for the Niles Haunted House Scream Park is pleased to announce that they welcomed interior visitor number 1,400,000 on Saturday, September 22, 2012. The lucky individual is Chelsie Webb of Plymouth, Indiana. As a result of her good fortune, she received a special “ghost pack” from the Niles...
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ACMC Has New Website

September 26, 2012
ACMC Has New Website

09/27/12 The Arts Council of Marshall is excited to announce their new website located at http://www.artscouncilmc.org/  ACMC is currently creating an online artist directory and it’s free! It is open to all artists in visual, music, or performing arts! The goal is that the directory will serve as a data resource for the entire Northeastern Illinois,...
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Fan Bus and Tailgating at Concord Football Game

September 26, 2012
Fan Bus and Tailgating at Concord Football Game

  09/27/12 The Plymouth Rockies will travel to Elkhart to take on the Concord Minutemen this Friday night.  Rockie fans will be tailgating in the Concord parking lot starting at 6 p.m.  They will be serving marinated grilled chicken and hot dogs.  Tailgating is not only for football parents but for all Rockie fans. ...
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Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off at Hensler’s Oct. 6th

September 26, 2012
Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off at Hensler’s Oct. 6th

  09/27/12 The Indiana Pumpkin Growers Association will meet at Hensler Nursery’s “Fall Fest” on Saturday, October 6 for their Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off.  The October 6th date coincides with World Weigh-Off for growers of huge gourds.  As an officially sanctioned site, growers bring in their produce and earn points toward International recognition.  Growers are...
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Miller’s Residents Enjoy “I’ve Got A Secret”

September 26, 2012
Miller’s Residents Enjoy “I’ve Got A Secret”

  09/27/12 A popular activity at Miller’s Senior Living Community during National Assisted Living Week is the annual “I’ve Got A Secret” game show.  Taken from the popular 50’s TV game show residents are asked to volunteer to act as a contestant with a “secret”.  The panel of “celebrity” judges asks the yes or...
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