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Archive for March, 2018

It’s Tri Kappa Easter Egg Time

March 20, 2018
It’s Tri Kappa Easter Egg Time

Over 5,000 Easter eggs were made in a two day time frame this past weekend by the ladies of Tri Kappa.  That’s right; the Tri Kappa Easter Eggs are ready.  The handmade eggs are 4 oz. of deliciousness with your choice of peanut butter, butter cream or mint filling and dipped in milk chocolate.   Yes,...
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Former College Coach, Mike Lightfoot to be Keynote Speaker at Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast 5/3/18

March 20, 2018
Former College Coach, Mike Lightfoot to be Keynote Speaker at Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast 5/3/18

Plymouth Mayor, Mark Senter has announced this year’s speaker for the Annual Prayer Breakfast to be held on Thursday, May 3rdat 6:30 a.m. at Christo’s Banquet Center. The keynote speaker will be former Bethel College basketball coach, Mike Lightfoot.  Mike graduated from Bethel College and completed 30 years of head coaching at Bethel until...
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Highway Department Preliminary Damage Estimate from Flooding $5.3 million

March 19, 2018
Highway Department Preliminary Damage Estimate from Flooding $5.3 million

Jason Peters, head of the Marshall County Highway Department told the County Commissioners the latest cost estimate of damage from the February flood. Peters said road repairs are estimated at $4.4 million while bridge repairs are $563,000 and culverts are $233,911.  Rental equipment, labor and materials for the flood cost the county $106,237 bringing...
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County Drainage Board to Change Plan on 2B Road Drain in German Township

March 19, 2018
County Drainage Board to Change Plan on 2B Road Drain in German Township

Monday morning the Marshall County Drainage board heard County Surveyor Craig Cultice discuss the revised construction route for the 2B Road drain project in German Township. The drainage board has been looking at this project for several months.  Last month the Drainage Board approved the option to install a 30 inch tile across the...
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Rees Theatre Capital Campaign “Pledging to Save the Rees” is Underway

March 19, 2018
Rees Theatre Capital Campaign “Pledging to Save the Rees” is Underway

On March 14th the return of an historic theater venue came one step closer to reality with the transfer of ownership from the Wythougan Valley Preservation Council to The REES Theatre, Inc.  In January, The REES was granted 501(c)3 status as a not-for-profit entity. At the Wythougan annual meeting in February, the transfer was...
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Plymouth Teens Arrested for Marijuana

March 19, 2018
Plymouth Teens Arrested for Marijuana

On Sunday, March 18th, 2018 at 1:16 AM, Marshall County Officer Wozniak initiated a traffic stop on a silver 2009 Ford Focus in the area of Sheryl Court and Sunset Drive in Plymouth.  The officer detected a strong smell of marijuana and   approximately 6 grams of marijuana was located in the vehicle along...
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County Police Arrest Teens Speeding and Possession of Marijuana

March 19, 2018
County Police Arrest Teens Speeding and Possession of Marijuana

Marshall County Police Sergeant Les McFarland conducted a traffic stop Saturday night, March 17, at approximately 11:55, in the area of US 31 and 13th Road.  Cause for the traffic stop was exceeding the posted speed limit, 82 mph in a 60 mph zone.  During the traffic stop, a substance believed to be marijuana...
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Nick Hundt Arrested for Operating on a Controlled Substance

March 19, 2018
Nick Hundt Arrested for Operating on a Controlled Substance

On Sunday, March 18, at approximately 11:20 in the evening, Sergeant Les McFarland with the Marshall County Sheriff’s department made a traffic stop a vehicle for making unsteady lane movements and crossing the center line near Lincoln Highway and King Road. While speaking with the driver, 39 year old Nicholas A. Hundt of Bourbon it...
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Federal Funds Donnelly Helped Secure to Combat Opioid Abuse Connecting Hoosiers with Treatment

March 19, 2018
Federal Funds Donnelly Helped Secure to Combat Opioid Abuse Connecting Hoosiers with Treatment

Nearly $11 million in federal grand funding that U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly helped secure for Indiana to combat the opioid epidemic is connecting Hoosiers with treatment options. In 2016, Donnelly helped pass the 21st Century Cures Act, which provided nearly $11 million for Indiana in 2017, that is now supporting prevention, treatment, and recovery services...
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Riverside Intermediate School Third Quarter Spirit Assembly

March 19, 2018
Riverside Intermediate School Third Quarter Spirit Assembly

Riverside Intermediate School held a spirit assembly on Friday, March 16 ​to celebrate the success of the third quarter. Several awards were presented to various students. Teachers Credit Union partners with Riverside to sponsor Perfect Attendance awards as well as a ​reading program called Achieve 3000. Teachers Credit Union representative Beth Styers was on hand to present two...
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