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Archive for January, 2017

REES TAKES STEP FORWARD

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January 31, 2017
REES TAKES STEP FORWARD

Just one month after a local couple came forward to collaborate with the private owners of the closed Rees Theater and Discover Plymouth – Main Street Program, for its transfer of ownership to the Wythougan Valley Preservation Council. This was accomplished and the transfer was completed on January 26th.  This places the Rees into...
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Monday Arrests by Bremen Police

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January 30, 2017
Monday Arrests by Bremen Police

Bremen Police made two arrests on Monday, January 30th. At 11:40 Officer Jared Siple conducted a traffic stop on Woodies Lane.  51 year old Belinda Slone of Bremen was arrested for Driving While Suspended with a Prior and lodged in the Marshall County Jail. About noon on Monday Bremen Police Chief Brad Kile conducted...
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Operation Round Up Supports Local Organizations

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January 30, 2017
Operation Round Up Supports Local Organizations

On Tuesday, January 24 the Marshall County REMC Operation Round Up board awarded 5 grants, totaling $7,798, to the following organizations: Bread of Life Community Food Pantry received funding to purchase an air conditioner for the garage space of their new building to allow more food storage between 68 and 74 degrees.  Bread of...
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Smoke Smell Sent Plymouth Fire to Riverside and Students to Parking Lot

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January 30, 2017
Smoke Smell Sent Plymouth Fire to Riverside and Students to Parking Lot

The Plymouth Fire Department was dispatched to Riverside Intermediate School Monday after at 12:15 for the odor of smoke in the 6th grade hallway at the school. The building was evacuated and students stood in the parking lot for several minutes while firefighters investigated the smell. Because of the cold temperature and the issue...
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City of Plymouth and Marshall County Receive INDOT Monday for Projects

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January 30, 2017
City of Plymouth and Marshall County Receive INDOT Monday for Projects

Last year, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced a Call for Projects for rural local transportation projects, including bridge, road, safety and sidewalk projects.  This Call was for funding in fiscal year 2021 from July 2020 to June 2021.  After localities presented to INDOT districts in June, INDOT announced last fall that 64...
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Statement from Senator Head on Senate Bill 60

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January 30, 2017
Statement from Senator Head on Senate Bill 60

Last week, the Senate Committee on Civil Law heard Senate Bill 60, which proposes to raise the salaries of Indiana’s statewide elected officials. Senator Head said, “As chairman of the committee and author of the legislation, I purposely didn’t take a vote at this hearing because I wanted to allow time to gather reaction...
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Sheriff Hassel Announces Scholarship Opportunity

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January 30, 2017
Sheriff Hassel Announces Scholarship Opportunity

Marshall County Sheriff Matthew Hassel, announced Monday that the Indiana Sheriff’s Association will again be awarding college scholarships to qualified high school seniors or college students who are pursuing a degree in criminal justice studies. There will be approximately forty (40) $500.00 scholarships awarded to qualifying students throughout the state. The Indiana Sheriff’s Association...
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Lindsey Bourbon volunteer fireman of the year

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January 30, 2017
Lindsey Bourbon volunteer fireman of the year

By Maggie Nixon Correspondent BOURBON – A fireman in Bourbon since September of 2007, Nic Lindsey was humbled and honored as he was announced the Bourbon Volunteer Fireman of the Year. BVFD Lieutenant Tate Chapman, also secretary/treasurer, said the selection process is to nominate firemen all year long for outstanding performance. “The nomination can come...
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Donnelly Lauds VA Move to Exempt Health Care Positions from Federal Hiring Freeze

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January 30, 2017
Donnelly Lauds VA Move to Exempt Health Care Positions from Federal Hiring Freeze

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly lauded the decision of Acting Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Robert Snyder, to exempt many health care-related positions at the VA from President Trump’s federal hiring freeze. Donnelly joined a number of colleagues from the Senate and House of Representatives in sending a letter to President Trump asking for this...
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Downtown South Bend’s February First Fridays Features “Fire & Ice”

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January 30, 2017
Downtown South Bend’s February First Fridays Features “Fire & Ice”

Downtown South Bend Inc.’s (DTSB) February First Fridays celebrates “Fire & Ice” this Friday, February 3rd from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Free entertainment, live demonstrations, food & drink specials, and other activities can be found throughout downtown South Bend within the 38 participating businesses. February’s “Fire & Ice” themed First Fridays will have ice...
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