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Archive for May, 2018

Irene M. Xaver, 94, of Plymouth

May 23, 2018

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New LJH Groundbreaking Ceremony Slated for Wednesday Evening

May 23, 2018
New LJH Groundbreaking Ceremony Slated for Wednesday Evening

Please join us for a special groundbreaking ceremony on the New Lincoln Junior High School Wednesday evening, May 23, 2018, at 6 p.m. Groundbreaking will take place on the east side of the current building in the football field area. Everyone is welcome to attend! The new Lincoln Junior High School will be built...
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Final Day for Disaster Recovery Center in Marshall County

May 23, 2018
Final Day for Disaster Recovery Center in Marshall County

The Final Day for the Disaster Recovery Center is today, Wednesday, May 23, from 9:00am until 7:00pm. We encourage every individual who suffered damage from the February Flood to apply for assistance. Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC’s) offer in-person support to individuals and business owners. Recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S....
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Commissioners to Consider Ordinance Restricting Motorized Vehicle in Memorial Forest

May 23, 2018
Commissioners to Consider Ordinance Restricting Motorized Vehicle in Memorial Forest

Changes may be coming to the Marshall County Memorial Forest on State Road 17. Marshall County Commissioner Mike Delp said he has been contacted by a couple of citizens who are concerned with the 4-wheelers and motocross bikes that are recreating in the county’s forest.  Delp said he took a trip down to the...
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Heartland Artists “Chair-ity” Event Shares the Love with Other Local Nonprofits

May 23, 2018
Heartland Artists “Chair-ity” Event Shares the Love with Other Local Nonprofits

The Heartland Artists Gallery hosted a women’s-only fundraising event on Thursday, May 3rd to benefit the Gallery and five other local nonprofit organizations. This event included a live auction of hand-painted chairs created by local artists, as well as food, wine, and local entertainment. The event, attended by over 75 women eager to support...
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City Council Approves 2 Ordinances Creating Funds for Pool and Learning Center

May 22, 2018
City Council Approves 2 Ordinances Creating Funds for Pool and Learning Center

Monday evening the Plymouth Common Council approved on first reading two ordinances that will create two new funds: the Aquatics Center Project Fund and the TIF 3 Debt Service Reserve Fund. The creation of these funds will assist in the tracking of finances for the 10-lan pool and the early childhood learning center. Recently...
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Plymouth Community School Corporation’s Annual Teacher Appreciation Dinner May 23

May 22, 2018
Plymouth Community School Corporation’s  Annual Teacher Appreciation Dinner May 23

Wednesday, May 23, is a big night for three Plymouth Community School Corporation employees who will soon retire. The Plymouth Community School Corporation’s annual Teacher Appreciation Dinner will take place in the Plymouth High School Red Rock Cafeteria from 4-6 p.m. It’s a tradition at the end of the school year to honor PCSC...
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Ancilla Honors Newly Pinned Nurses

May 22, 2018
Ancilla Honors Newly Pinned Nurses

The annual Nursing Professional Pinning ceremony for Ancilla College Nursing graduates was held Sunday, May 20, in the Ancilla Domini Chapel. Though traditionally held in a smaller chapel at the Center at Donaldson, due to the large number of nursing graduates, the ceremony had to be moved to accommodate the group. Patty Moore, nursing...
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Morningstar from Rochester Arrested for OWI

May 22, 2018
Morningstar from Rochester Arrested for OWI

On Sunday, May 20th, at approximately 3:30 in the morning, Marshall County Deputies were advised of a possibly impaired driver in a tan pick-up truck traveling south on US 31. Deputy Smith located the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop on US 31 near 13th Road. The driver of the vehicle, 46 year old...
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Reminder: BMV Memorial Day Hours

May 22, 2018
Reminder: BMV Memorial Day Hours

All Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicle (BMV) branches will be closed Saturday, May 26 through Monday, May 28 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.   Branches resume regularly scheduled business hours on Tuesday, May 29. For a complete list of branch locations and hours, or to complete an online transaction, visit myBMV.com.
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Grand Rapids Woman Arrested for Cocaine

May 22, 2018
Grand Rapids Woman Arrested for Cocaine

On Friday, may 18th about 7:30 in the evening, Marshall County Dispatch received a 911 call of a possibly impaired driver northbound on US 31 at State Road 10.  The suspected vehicle was described as a green Dodge minivan.  Marshall County Officer Wozniak was able to locate the vehicle and observed many infractions and...
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Click It or Ticket Campaign Indiana State Police will Show Zero Tolerance

May 22, 2018
Click It or Ticket Campaign Indiana State Police will Show Zero Tolerance

As the unofficial start of summer, the Memorial Day holiday weekend is a busy time for Americans. Each year, the highways fill with families in vehicles, on their way to start their summer vacations. To help keep drivers and passengers stay safe, the Indiana State Police is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket....
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Triton Elementary Book Clubs

May 22, 2018
Triton Elementary Book Clubs

Triton Elementary fourth grade students are switching classes these last few weeks for book clubs. Students in Miss Painton’s room are studying “James and the Giant Peach”. They worked in creating the main characters out of odds and ends. Students loved using their imagination for this activity! Triton Superintendent Jeremy Riffle said, “It continues...
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From the Ground Up: STEM Education

May 22, 2018
From the Ground Up:  STEM Education

You may have heard your child’s teacher using the acronym STEM and wondered what it meant.  It stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.  Educators are focusing on STEM because there is currently a gap between the jobs that are in high demand and the skills required to fill them.  There are plenty of...
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City Council Supportive to Donating to Long Term Flood Recovery Committee

May 22, 2018
City Council Supportive to Donating to Long Term Flood Recovery Committee

The Plymouth Common Council is very supportive of assisting the Long Term Flood Recovery Committee. Monday evening councilman Jeff Houin who serves on the committee made the ask of $25,000 to assist those families who have exhausted their insurance, or didn’t have flood insurance, has worked with FEMA and sought a low interest loan...
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April Indiana Employment Report

May 22, 2018
April Indiana Employment Report

Indiana’s unemployment rate stands at 3.2 percent for April and remains lower than the national rate of 3.9 percent. With the exception of one month when it was equal (October 2014), Indiana’s unemployment rate now has been below the U.S. rate for more than four years. The monthly unemployment rate is a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)...
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Pilgrims take win over Knox in regular season finale

May 21, 2018
Pilgrims take win over Knox in regular season finale

PLYMOUTH – It was the final home game of the regular season for the class of 2018 and they went out in style with a 10-3 win over Knox. Benji Nixon took the win on the mound in his last regular season game at the field that bears his grandfather’s name — along with...
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Commissioners Favor LED Light Improvement Project

May 21, 2018
Commissioners Favor LED Light Improvement Project

Bruce Breeden from Telaman Corporation presented the LED and Solar Power Analysis for the County Building, Court House and Highway Department to the commissioners Monday morning. Breeden said if the county was to change out all 391 fixtures in the Court House, 576 fixtures in the County Building and 165 at the Highway Department...
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Plymouth Man Arrested for Domestic Battery

May 21, 2018
Plymouth Man Arrested for Domestic Battery

Early Sunday morning, May 20th Plymouth Police were dispatched to 419 North Center Street in reference to a battery complaint. About 12:15 Officer Paul Stamper made contact with the female victim.  An investigation was conducted and just before 6 a.m. a traffic stop was made on North Michigan Street that led to the arrest...
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Burglary & Theft from Cook Lake Trail Home

May 21, 2018
Burglary & Theft from Cook Lake Trail Home

  Marshall County Police Officer Laffoon is investigating a burglary and theft at a lake house south of Plymouth.   County Police were called about 6:30 Friday evening to the 16,000 block of Cook Lake Trail.   The Police report indicates that someone forced their way into the home and stole several items from...
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