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Archive for July, 2013

Dirt Track Racing at Plymouth Speedway this Saturday

July 11, 2013
Dirt Track Racing at Plymouth Speedway this Saturday

    07/12/13 If you haven’t experienced racing on the fastest dirt track in Northern Indiana, now is the time to go.  The racing is just heating up just in time for summer excitement at Plymouth Speedway.  Enjoy racing with the UMP Modifieds, Street Stocks, Thunder Stocks, USAC 600 Sprints and USAC r600w Sprints...
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Wednesday’s Storm Causes Lots of Damage

July 10, 2013
Wednesday’s Storm Causes Lots of Damage

  07/11/13 Severe weather rolled through Plymouth just before noon and caused some major damage.    The biggest damage appears to be a couple of uprooted trees in the Park Jefferson apartment complex.  The extremely tall and large trees fell on one of the apartment buildings causing major damage to one of the units. ...
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Marshall County Man Charged with Attempted Rape at Jellystone

July 10, 2013
Marshall County Man Charged with Attempted Rape at Jellystone

  07/11/13 Marshall County Police are currently investigating an attempted rape at the Jellystone Campground at Redwood Road and US 30.    About 12:50 a.m. on Saturday, July 6th the Marshall County Sheriffs’ Department received a report from a 19 year old Plymouth female who alleges that 35 year old Shawn Amor of Plymouth...
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Plymouth Schools Hire Phillips at Director of Safety and Security

July 10, 2013
Plymouth Schools Hire Phillips at Director of Safety and Security

  07/11/13 The Plymouth School Board unanimously approved the hire of James Phillips to fill a newly created position of Director of Safety and Security. Phillips will begin his duties on July 10. Phillips said he would begin by meeting with the current Safety Committee and speaking to staff and parents. He also indicated...
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Building Commissioner says Rees Theatre Foundation Causing Sidewalk to Collapse

July 10, 2013
Building Commissioner says Rees Theatre Foundation Causing Sidewalk to Collapse

  07/11/13 Plymouth Building Commissioner Keith Hammonds told members of the Board of Public Works and Safety that he mailed a letter to John and Gwen Hoesel, owners of the Rees Theater at 100 North Michigan Street.    The letter orders them to take action on an issue.  The letter gives them 60 days...
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City Hydrant Flushing for Thursday

July 10, 2013
City Hydrant Flushing for Thursday

    07/11/13 Thursday’s City of Plymouth Flushing program will be as follows. In the morning the crew will start, west of South Michigan Street and south of Dickson Street to Oakhill Avenue. Thursday afternoon the city crews will be in the area west of Oak Road to and including the Tall Oaks subdivision,...
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June Report for Plymouth Police and Fire/EMS

July 10, 2013
June Report for Plymouth Police and Fire/EMS

  07/11/13 City department heads presented their monthly reports during Monday night’s Board of Public Works and Safety meeting.  Plymouth Police Chief Dave Bacon’s staff answered 747 calls for information, conducted 316 traffic stops, investigated to 278 complaints and responded to 189 9-1-1 calls.  City Officers conducted 184 investigations in June, attended to 64...
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Storm Damage in Centennial Park

July 10, 2013
Storm Damage in Centennial Park

07/11/13 Dave Cooper, Maintenance Director for the Plymouth Park Department says Thursday’s storm caused the worst damage he has seen in the park in the 13 to 14 years he’s been there.   Cooper said the park lost at least 5 trees during the storm that dropped over an inch of rain and had...
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Two Variances Granted One Tabled by County BZA

July 10, 2013
Two Variances Granted One Tabled by County BZA

    07/11/13 Some local homeowners were seeking permission to build on from Marshall County’s Board of Zoning Appeals. Three local homeowners were seeking a variance on setback distances in order to put additions on their homes. Chris Myers who lives on Arrowhead Trail in Lake Latonka was hoping to add a master bedroom...
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Gas Leak on Baker Street

July 10, 2013
Gas Leak on Baker Street

  07/11/13 The Plymouth Fire Department was dispatched to the Baker Street construction project at 4:03p.m. Wednesday afternoon for a gas leak. The company which had just started work on the project Wednesday hit a 3 inch gas main under the roadbed causing natural gas to spew up out of a hole in the...
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