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Archive for November, 2017

Cutting for New INDOT Highway Maintenance Facility in Plymouth

November 14, 2017
Cutting for New INDOT Highway Maintenance Facility in Plymouth

Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) Commissioner Joe McGuinness and LaPorte District Directors today joined Marshall County Commissioner Kevin Overmyer, Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter, and local leaders for a ribbon-cutting of the new INDOT Plymouth Sub District highway maintenance facility. Work began fifteen months ago on this 40,000 square foot, $7.6 million Plymouth Sub District...
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Pair Arrested by Bremen Police

November 14, 2017
Pair Arrested by Bremen Police

A traffic stop Sunday morning about 12:15 ended with a pair from South Bend being incarcerated in the Marshall County Jail. Bremen Police Officer Trent Stouder conducted a traffic stop at Plymouth Goshen Trail and Beech Road early Sunday morning.  The two occupants of the vehicle, 38 year old Jay C. Gardner and 32...
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INDOT will NOT Move Forward with J-turn Plans

November 14, 2017
INDOT will NOT Move Forward with J-turn Plans

The Indiana Department of Transportation will not install J-turns at intersections along U.S. Highways 31 and 24 at this time, according to State Representative Bill Friend (R-Macy) and State Senator Randy Head (R-Logansport). Specific intersections include U.S. Highway 31 at State Roads 10 and 110 in Marshall County, State Roads 18 and 218 in...
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Grant Approvals Main Discussion in County Council Meeting

November 14, 2017
Grant Approvals Main Discussion in County Council Meeting

The Marshall County Council had multiple requests to apply for grants during their meeting Monday. John Grolich, head of the Local Emergency Plan Commission asked for approval to apply for a hazardous material training grant when it becomes available in 2018.  Grolich told the board he typically only gets about 6 days from when...
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City Police Make Arrests for Operators Never Licensed

November 14, 2017
City Police Make Arrests for Operators Never Licensed

Plymouth Police recently arrested three people for Operator Never Licensed. On Thursday evening November 9th, about 6:45 Officer Chad Beatty arrested 21 year old Sasha Kepler of Plymouth following a traffic stop at Dickson and Michigan Streets. Kepler was found to be driving without a license.  She was lodged in the Marshall County Jail...
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HEALTH OFFICIALS RAISE AWARENESS OF SELDOM-DIAGNOSED ACOS

November 14, 2017
HEALTH OFFICIALS RAISE AWARENESS OF SELDOM-DIAGNOSED ACOS

November is National COPD Awareness Month, and the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is raising awareness of an often undiagnosed condition. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 37 percent of Hoosiers with asthma also have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Nationally, only about 15 percent to 20 percent...
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Cowger Arrested on Warrant

November 14, 2017
Cowger Arrested on Warrant

Plymouth Police Officer John Weir served an arrest warrant on 34 year old Kelly Cowger Jr. Saturday morning at 404 Clark Street. Cowger was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Marshall County Jail where he was held on a $14,000 cash bond for failure to appear on a probation violation.  ...
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PHS Students Offer Free Saturday Chinese Class at Library

November 14, 2017
PHS Students Offer Free Saturday Chinese Class at Library

Plymouth High School students who are in advanced Chinese classes will be at the Plymouth Public Library on Saturday mornings to help the public learn Chinese. Students will be reading Chinese stories and teaching anyone who is interested how to write in Chinese. The Chinese classes will be held Saturday mornings from 10-11 a.m. in the...
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Road Work on Lilac Road Today, Beech Road on Wednesday

November 14, 2017
Road Work on Lilac Road Today, Beech Road on Wednesday

Road work continues in Marshall County even though the weather is getting colder.  Today crews from the County Highway Department will be putting berms on Lilac Road, between 6th and 4A Road . E & B Paving is planning to start wedging Beech Road weather permitting tomorrow, November 15th.  They had a slight delay due...
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Councilman Houin Not In Favor of Rate Increases for Water & Sewer

November 14, 2017
Councilman Houin Not In Favor of Rate Increases for Water & Sewer

While the Plymouth Common Council heard on first reading the two ordinances the will increase water rates by 12% and sewer rates by 30%, the ordinances were only read by title Monday evening, which is typical. Councilman Jeff Houin did comment, thanking Utility Superintendent Donnie Davidson, Clerk Treasurer Jeanine Xaver and financial consultant Eric...
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