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Walkerton Woman Arrested by County Police for OWI & PI

August 23, 2018
Walkerton Woman Arrested by County Police for OWI & PI

The call of a possible impaired driver Wednesday night, August 22nd sent Marshall County Sheriff`s Deputies to the northern part of the county. Officer Les McFarland located the suspect  in the 100 block of South Street in LaPaz.    52 year old Janet L. Robinson of Walkerton was believed to be intoxicated.  Robinson was...
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Bringing The Library to YOU!

August 23, 2018
Bringing The Library to YOU!

Librarian Barbara Roach from the Plymouth Public Library visited Miller’s Assisted Living on Tuesday afternoon with a program she has named “Bringing The Library to You”.  Most people think of books, magazines and newspapers when they think of the public library.  However, the Plymouth Public Library has so much more to offer its patrons....
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Michigan City Man Arrested for Probation Violation

August 23, 2018
Michigan City Man Arrested for Probation Violation

On Monday, August 20th just before 5 PM 36 year old Adam Juckett of Michigan City was arrested by Plymouth Police Officer Jerrid Arnold.  Juckett was arrested at the Marshall County Probation Office for a probation violation.   He was incarcerated at the Marshall County Jail.   Listeners and readers are reminded that charging information...
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Young Helps Introduce Bipartisan Synthetic Drug Awareness Act

August 23, 2018
Young Helps Introduce Bipartisan Synthetic Drug Awareness Act

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.), along with Senators Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), Bill Cassidy (R-La.), and Doug Jones (D-Ala.), Thursday announced the introduction of the bipartisan Synthetic Drug Awareness Act of 2018 to help address addiction and the drug abuse epidemic, including the growing use of synthetic drugs. The bipartisan bill would require the Surgeon General to...
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Walorski: House, Senate Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Modernize Medicare Program That Helps Seniors Live at Home

August 23, 2018
Walorski:   House, Senate Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Modernize Medicare Program That Helps Seniors Live at Home

U.S. Reps. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) and Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) and U.S. Sens. Tom Carper (D-Del.), Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) have introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to speed up the modernization of Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), which allow seniors with complex care needs to continue living...
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Possible Scam in Plymouth

August 23, 2018
Possible Scam in Plymouth

Plymouth Police are warning citizens of a possible scam happening in the community. On Tuesday, August 21 at least two individuals were working in the Plymouth area.  They made contact with a woman, and misrepresented themselves as if they were with her medical alert company.  They told her they were there to upgrade her...
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Court of Appeals Affirned Donna Adams Sentencing by Judge Bowen

August 23, 2018
Court of Appeals Affirned Donna Adams Sentencing by Judge Bowen

The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed the sentencing imposed on Donna M. Adams as set by Marshall County Superior Court I Judge Robert Bowen. On appeal, Adams raised only one issue, namely, whether her sentence was inappropriate in light of the nature of the offense and her character. The case is from a...
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Walkerton Woman Arrested for OWI on a Controlled Substance & Possession Charges

August 23, 2018
Walkerton Woman Arrested for OWI on a Controlled Substance & Possession Charges

A Plymouth woman was arrested Monday evening by Plymouth Police Officer Jerrid Arnold for Operating While Intoxicated on a controlled substance. About 10:30 in the evening, 36 year old Bethany Lawton of Walkerton was stopped on a traffic stop in the 1500 block of North Michigan Street in Plymouth. After an investigation Ms. Lawton...
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City Plans to Move Back into City Hall September 10th

August 22, 2018
City Plans to Move Back into City Hall September 10th

The City of Plymouth plans to move back into City Hall the week of September 10th. During Tuesday night’s Redevelopment Commission meeting, City Attorney Sean Surrisi updated members on the renovation project.  He said the city will be conducting a walk-thru next Monday with Michiana Contracting to create the punch-list of items that still...
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Road Work Thursday at 5th & Jefferson

August 22, 2018
Road Work Thursday at 5th & Jefferson

James Stone from Stone Excavating in Plymouth has announced a street closure in Plymouth on Thursday, August 23rd. Stone Excavating will be repairing a sewer line on West Jefferson Street at 5th Street.   Work will begin at 7 a.m. and last all day until 7 p.m.  Jefferson Street will be one lane of travel...
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Are You Benefiting from your Benefits?

August 22, 2018

Veteran benefits, health care and elder laws can be complicated to understands. Do you know where you can go for help? The Center at Donaldson is holding a workshop, Are You Benefiting from your Benefits? on Tuesday, September 25 from 9:30-3:00 p.m. ET in Cana Hall. Check in begins at 9:00 a.m. This is a free...
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Culver General Election Ballot Public Question approved by DLGF

August 22, 2018
Culver General Election Ballot Public Question approved by DLGF

According to Deborah VanDeMark, member of the Marshall County Election Board, they have received the approval from the Department of Local Government Finance for a pubic question on the Culver ballot this November.  It reads as follows: Public Question “For the eight (8) calendar years immediately following the hold of the referendum, shall the...
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MDwise Donates School Supplies to Help Students

August 22, 2018
MDwise Donates School Supplies to Help Students

The cost of school supplies can cause stress in households across the Hoosier state at back-to-school time. For that reason, MDwise is donating more than 10,000 drawstring backpacks full of school supplies to students at back-to-school events statewide. Tools for Schools is part of Ms. Bluebelle’s Club for Kids, a MDwise program that promotes...
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County Election Board Moves Vote Center from Armory to Plymouth High School

August 22, 2018
County Election Board Moves Vote Center from Armory to Plymouth High School

The National Guard Armory will NOT be a Vote Center in the November General Election Tuesday morning the Marshall County Election Board determined to continue to use the Knights of Columbus as a Vote Center for the upcoming General Election.  The board discussed using the National Guard Armory as in the past, but due...
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Young Applauds Affordable Clean Energy Rule

August 22, 2018
Young Applauds Affordable Clean Energy Rule

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) Tuesday commended the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule as a replacement for the harmful “Clean Power Plan” issued under the Obama Administration. “This is encouraging news for Indiana, where we prioritize affordable, reliable, and clean energy. The misguided ‘Clean Power Plan’ failed to consider...
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SJHS Offers FREE Tobacco Cessation Class

August 22, 2018
SJHS Offers FREE Tobacco Cessation Class

Saint Joseph Health System (SJHS) Community Health & Well-Being is hosting a free, seven-week Tobacco Cessation Class, Freedom from Smoking, at the Community Resource Center of Marshall Countybeginning Thursday, September 6. Participants should register by Tuesday, September 4. The Tobacco Cessation Class is designed to serve as a resource for communitymembers to eliminate their...
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PHS Transcript Audits & the PHS Go Center Keep Students from Falling Through the Cracks

August 22, 2018
PHS Transcript Audits & the PHS Go Center Keep Students from Falling Through the Cracks

  It might seem easy for a student to fall through the cracks at a school with a student body of more than 1,000. This is one of the reasons the Plymouth High School Guidance Department started conducting transcript audits for every student every year. On Tuesday, the annual PHS student audits started for...
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City Redevelopment Commission Takes First Step to Create 5th TIF District

August 22, 2018
City Redevelopment Commission Takes First Step to Create 5th TIF District

Members of the Plymouth Redevelopment Commission heard the request to create a fifth Tax Incremental Financing (TIF) District during their meeting Tuesday evening. City Attorney Sean Surrisi said Winona Building Products has purchased the former Del Monte building on Western Avenue and as an incentive the city suggested creating a 5th TIF District encapsulating...
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County Council Conducts Budget Hearing

August 21, 2018
County Council Conducts Budget Hearing

Members of the Marshall County Council spent about 6 hours reviewing the 2019 budget requests with the various department heads in the county on Tuesday.  Budget requests for next year’s General Fund are $14,176,945 which does include an across the board 4% raise for county employees and elected officials. At the beginning of the...
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Peru slips past Plymouth

August 21, 2018

Peru slips past Plymouth PLYMOUTH – Taking both doubles matches couldn’t overcome Peru’s singles with Plymouth falling by a 3-2 mark to the Bengal Tigers. The doubles team’s of Clay Hilliard and Adam Hunter and Drew Harrell and Dylan Voreis were the winners for the Pilgrims on the night. •PERU 3, PLYMOUTH 2 at...
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