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Archive for September, 2018

Plymouth School Board Meeting Tuesday

September 30, 2018
Plymouth School Board Meeting Tuesday

The Plymouth School Board will hold their regular meeting on Tuesday, October 3 at 7:00 P.M. in the Administration Building. Meetings are open to the public; however, comments from the audience are restricted to agenda items only. They will also meet in executive session prior to the public meeting. Among other items, the board...
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REES Theatre Project Needs Your Donation Now

September 30, 2018
REES Theatre Project Needs Your Donation Now

This summer, The REES Theatre Project was added to the Marshall County Crossroads Stellar Initiative, as another show of community support. When complete, the art deco restored interior will create a multi-use venue for the performing arts, educational programing and the celebration of life events. Dependent on successful fundraising efforts, the facility is expected...
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Commissioner Meeting Monday

September 30, 2018
Commissioner Meeting Monday

The Marshall County Commissioners will meet Monday morning at 8:30 in the second floor meeting room of the County Building.  The short agenda for the meeting includes Ty Adley, the new Plan Director with a water quality letter.  Also on the agenda is the Highway Department Report, Matt Pitney from the Sheriff’s Department with...
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First Mammograms of October Offer a Sweet Incentive

September 30, 2018
First Mammograms of October Offer a Sweet Incentive

The start of October marks National Breast Cancer Awareness month, bringing the chance to increase our understanding of breast cancer and the importance of early detection. Statistics show that 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. Saint Joseph Health System (SJHS) and the South Bend Chocolate Company have...
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Town of Culver Hydrant Flushing Week of October 22

September 30, 2018
Town of Culver Hydrant Flushing Week of October 22

Culver’s Town Clerk, Karen Heim said beginning Monday, October 22, the Town of Culver will be flushing hydrants.  Culver typically does this twice a year to remove rust from the town’s water distribution system. As the crew moves through the Town of Culver, you will notice a rusty color to the water coming from...
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Crowdfunding campaign launched for “River Park Square Launch” Project in Plymouth

September 30, 2018
Crowdfunding campaign launched for “River Park Square Launch” Project in Plymouth

Plymouth residents and visitors will soon enjoy a new accessible kayak and canoe launch along the Yellow River, thanks to a recently launched crowdfunding campaign. The campaign is sponsored by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) and offered through the crowdfunding platform developed by Patronicity.  The campaign is led by the City of Plymouth. “The...
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Walorski Measure Named for Dr. Todd Graham Included in Opioid Bill Set to Become Law

September 30, 2018
Walorski Measure Named for Dr. Todd Graham Included in Opioid Bill Set to Become Law

The House Friday passed bipartisan legislation to combat the opioid epidemic, including provisions authored by U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) and named in honor of Dr. Todd Graham that would improve access to non-opioid pain treatments. The comprehensive legislation to aid prevention, treatment, and recovery efforts is expected to reach the president’s desk for...
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Gary Man Arrested by County Police for Operating on a Controlled Substance

September 30, 2018
Gary Man Arrested by County Police for Operating on a Controlled Substance

Sgt. Nicholas Laffoon with the Marshall County Police Department responded with several other officers to a complaint of an erratic driver Monday morning just before 11 east bound on US 30.  The vehicle, a 2006 GMC pickup truck was reported as driving all over the roadway.   Locating and following the suspect vehicle for a...
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Walorski Votes to Lock In Middle-Class and Small Business Tax Cuts

September 30, 2018
Walorski Votes to Lock In Middle-Class and Small Business Tax Cuts

U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) Friday released the following statement after the House passed several bills to lock in middle-class and small business tax cuts, expand savings options for families, and help startups grow: “Hardworking Hoosiers are keeping more of the money they earn and local businesses are expanding because of historic tax cuts...
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Another furious finish, another NLC win for Rockies

September 29, 2018
Another furious finish, another NLC win for Rockies

DUNLAP – A week of tinkering seems to have helped a Plymouth defense that was good enough to hold off Concord and take a wild 27-23 win on the road. The Rockies shook off a very rough start – Jamyris Rice running the opening kickoff back for 90 yards and a touchdown putting Plymouth...
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REES Theatre Capital Campaign Accepts Donation from Hoosier Racing Tire

September 28, 2018
REES Theatre Capital Campaign Accepts Donation from Hoosier Racing Tire

A local industry with international recognition has lent its support to restore an iconic downtown theatre in rural America.  Friday afternoon, Hoosier Racing Tire President John DeSalle announced the company’s investment of $50,000 to the REES Theatre Project.  The Plymouth manufacturer is matching a gift made by the Plymouth Industrial Development Corporation (PIDCO) earlier...
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17th Annual Harvest Festival of Bands Saturday Evening at PHS

September 28, 2018

The 17th annual Harvest Festival of Bands at Plymouth High School is this Saturday evening, September 29th. Bryan Ames, PHS Band Director said, “The event has grown tremendously since the addition of the new artificial turf.” There will be 18 performances on Saturday night beginning at 4:15.   B-Schools include Rensselaer, Tri-County, Triton, Manchester and...
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Donnelly, Young Lead Bipartisan Letter Urging Solution to Retiree Pension Crisis

September 28, 2018
Donnelly, Young Lead Bipartisan Letter Urging Solution to Retiree Pension Crisis

U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly and Todd Young led a bipartisan group of Senators in sending a letter to the co-chairs of the Joint Select Committee on the Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans encouraging members to now reach a bipartisan agreement that provides legislative recommendations to Congress this year on the pending pension crisis. The...
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TCU Surpasses 300,000 Membership Milestone Indiana’s Largest Credit Union Will Celebrate Throughout October

September 28, 2018
TCU Surpasses 300,000 Membership Milestone Indiana’s Largest Credit Union Will Celebrate Throughout October

Teachers Credit Union (TCU) announces that its membership has surpassed 300,000, further solidifying TCU’s standing as Indiana’s largest credit union. To thank members, TCU will host celebrations in TCU service centers in October and will feature a month-long promotion with special prizes. According to TCU CEO and President Paul Marsh, “TCU’s continued growth reflects...
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Young Statement on Senate Judiciary Hearing and Judge Kavanaugh

September 28, 2018
Young Statement on Senate Judiciary Hearing and Judge Kavanaugh

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) issued the following statement regarding the testimony of Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford during Thursday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing: “It was important for both Dr. Ford and Judge Kavanaugh to appear before the committee today. I watched the hearing closely and was struck by the power...
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Donnelly Announces Opposition to Kavanaugh Nomination

September 28, 2018
Donnelly Announces Opposition to Kavanaugh Nomination

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly announced today that he opposes Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court:   “I do not view Supreme Court vacancies through a partisan lens, which is why I have used the same thorough process to evaluate nominees regardless of who the president is at the time. That was the...
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The Pokagon Band gives $1.2 million to City of South Bend

September 28, 2018
The Pokagon Band gives $1.2 million to City of South Bend

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians is pleased to announce a check for $1.2 million was presented to the Mayor’s office, representing the first payment of the voluntary revenue sharing agreement between the Pokagon Band and the City of South Bend. “This investment in our homeland is important to us,” said Matt Wesaw, Chairman...
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David’s Courage Receives Reduction in Utility Deposit

September 28, 2018
David’s Courage Receives Reduction in Utility Deposit

This week members of the Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety considered the request of Greg Erickson from David’s Courage, 10924 Lincoln Highway for a waiver or reduction of a deposit fee since they are a non-profit organization.  He said they just acquired the property about three weeks ago from the county and...
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Culver Union Township Fire Department Aerial Truck Fundraiser

September 27, 2018
Culver Union Township Fire Department Aerial Truck Fundraiser

The Culver Union Township Fire Department is pleased to announce that they are launching a public fundraiser October 5th through November 18th, to coincide with national fire prevention week October 7 – 13th, with the goal of raising a total of $200,000 in donations by Sunday, November 18th. A departmental open house will be...
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Thomas Holloway Back in Starke County Jail for Violation for Pretrial Release

September 27, 2018
Thomas Holloway Back in Starke County Jail for Violation for Pretrial Release

Thomas Holloway, 19, of Plymouth is back on custody in the Starke County Jail for again violating his pretrial release. The state has filed a motion to revoke his bond. The revocation comes after testing positive for THC. The matter is scheduled for a hearing on Friday, September 28. The Starke County Sheriff’s Department...
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