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Rees Theatre Project Approximately $300K Short of Grant Total, Oct 31 Deadline Near

October 28, 2018
Rees Theatre Project Approximately $300K Short of Grant Total, Oct 31 Deadline Near

“Imagine the Possibilities” has been the theme of the Rees Theatre’s restoration project, and there are just a few more days left to imagine the possibility of reaching the goal of raising $1.5 million locally to receive a $300,000 grant from the Regional Cities Initiative. Regional Cities set a goal of $1.5 million to...
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Donnelly Receives ‘Champion of Small Business Investing’ Award

October 28, 2018
Donnelly Receives ‘Champion of Small Business Investing’ Award

Friday, the Small Business Investor Alliance presented its ‘Champion of Small Business Investing’ Award to U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly in recognition of his work on policies that support small businesses in Indiana and across the country. Donnelly, who serves on the Senate Banking Committee, negotiated and co-wrote the bipartisan Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer...
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Plymouth Adult Education Class Registration Information

October 28, 2018

Plymouth Adult Education Registration and Orientation will be held at Plymouth Community School Corporation Service Center next month. Interested students can choose to attend either the 10 a.m. or 5:30 p.m. session on Monday, November 5th and Tuesday,   November 6th Free classes target skills for the High School Equivalency (HSE) Test formerly known as...
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Operation Round Up donates $3,000 to Local Organizations

October 28, 2018
Operation Round Up donates $3,000 to Local Organizations

On Tuesday, October 23, the Marshall County REMC Operation Round Up board awarded $3,000 to the following organizations. Brotherhood of Professional Police Officers and Emergency Services received funding to assist with providing needy Marshall County Senior citizens with an $85 gift card to be used locally for groceries or medicine. This program will be...
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Mass of Thanksgiving to Celebration the Canonization of Saint Katharina Kasper

October 28, 2018
Mass of Thanksgiving to Celebration the Canonization of Saint Katharina Kasper

A Mass of thanksgiving to celebration the canonization of Saint Katharina Kasper, foundress of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ, will be held in the Ancilla Domini Chapel at The Center at Donaldson on Sunday, November 4, at 11:00 a.m. Bishop Kevin Rhoades from the Fort Wayne-South Bend Diocese and Bishop Timothy Doherty from the...
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Young Attends FFA Convention, Receives Award from Indiana Farm Bureau

October 28, 2018
Young Attends FFA Convention, Receives Award from Indiana Farm Bureau

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) Thursday attended two agriculture focused events in Indiana where he met with FFA student members, and received the “Friend of Farm Bureau” award from the Indiana Farm Bureau. Thursday morning, Senator Young participated in a breakfast panel discussion with National FFA CEO Mark Poeschl at the 91st National FFA Convention...
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Donnelly Speaks at National FFA Convention Dinner in Indianapolis

October 28, 2018
Donnelly Speaks at National FFA Convention Dinner in Indianapolis

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly delivered remarks at the National FFA Convention Appreciation Dinner this evening in Indianapolis. Donnelly welcomed the FFA Convention back to Indianapolis, discussed his work on the Senate Agriculture Committee, and highlighted his bipartisan efforts to support the education and research that will be essential to the success of the next...
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Kiwanis Donates Candy for Miller’s Trick or Treat Activities

October 28, 2018
Kiwanis Donates Candy for Miller’s Trick or Treat Activities

Miller’s Assisted Living would like to publicly thank the Plymouth Kiwanis Club for donating candy for Miller’s Annual Community Trick or Treat.  Marketing Director Anna Corbett pointed out that this is the seventh year in a row that the club has helped in this manner and their donation of candy is greatly appreciated.  The...
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Walorski Statement on Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

October 28, 2018
Walorski Statement on Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) Saturday released the following statement on the deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pa.: “I am deeply saddened by the horrific act of anti-Semitic violence committed in Pittsburgh today. To attack a place of worship and those gathered there in peace is evil beyond words....
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Governor Eric Holcomb Directs Flags To Be Flown at Half-Staff

October 28, 2018
Governor Eric Holcomb Directs Flags To Be Flown at Half-Staff

Governor Eric J. Holcomb is directing flags across the state to be flown at half-staff to honor the victims of the tragedy at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Flags should be flown at half-staff until sunset on Wednesday, October 31. Governor Holcomb also asks businesses and residents to lower their flags...
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Indiana Tractor Supply Stores Raise $42,315 for 4-H Youth through 2018 Paper Clover Events

October 26, 2018
Indiana Tractor Supply Stores Raise $42,315 for 4-H Youth through 2018 Paper Clover Events

 Indiana 4-H youth will experience valuable hands-on learning opportunities as a result of Tractor Supply’s 2018 Paper Clover Campaign, a biannual fundraiser held in partnership with National 4-H Council. Indiana Tractor Supply stores collectively raised $42,315 in 2018 through donations made with purchases in store and online. Earlier this month, Indiana Tractor Supply customers participated in the Fall Paper...
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Hoosier Survey finds approval rates for Indiana’s senators hovering in mid-30s

October 26, 2018
Hoosier Survey finds approval rates for Indiana’s senators hovering in mid-30s

Approval ratings for Indiana’s U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly and Todd Young are hovering in the mid- to lower 30 percent range, but many people have no opinion of either, says the preliminary results of the Old National Bank/Ball State University 2018 Hoosier Survey. In the telephone survey of 604 adult Hoosiers, about 35 percent...
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50th Donnelly Provision Signed Into Law

October 26, 2018
50th Donnelly Provision Signed Into Law

This week, President Trump signed into law several of U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly’s provisions, including bipartisan efforts to speed up permitting for certain infrastructure projects and others to combat the opioid abuse epidemic. With these provisions on the books, 50 of Donnelly’s legislative efforts have now become law, including 28 since President Trump took office...
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Fort Wayne Man Arrested for DWS Prior & Whitley County Warrant

October 26, 2018
Fort Wayne Man Arrested for DWS Prior & Whitley County Warrant

A Fort Wayne man is behind bars after being arrested on Wednesday, October 24th. Officer Wozniak with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department initiated a traffic stop in the area of US 30 and Gumwood Road just after 11 p.m. on a black 2008 Mercedes passenger car.  The driver of the vehicle, 32 year old...
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Pair Arrested by County Police for Meth & Marijuana

October 26, 2018
Pair Arrested by County Police for Meth & Marijuana

On Thursday, October 25th, about 9:45 at night, Officer Wozniak with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department initiated a traffic stop in the area of Michigan and Tyler Roads on a red 2000 Jeep.  During the traffic stop, Officer Wozniak utilized his canine partner Irok on the exterior of the vehicle.  Irok alerted to the...
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Saturday is Prescription Drug Take Back Day

October 25, 2018
Saturday is Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Citizens in Marshall County can help prevent prescription drug abuse by dropping off their unused medications.  The Indiana State Police Post in Bremen has teamed up with the DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) for the 16th nationwide collection event. Prescription drug abuse is alarmingly high and many of the drugs used are from medications family...
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Early Voting Available Saturday from 8 till 3

October 25, 2018
Early Voting Available Saturday from 8 till 3

Registered voters in Marshall County can vote early this Saturday and next Saturday in Plymouth, Bremen and Culver. The General Election is November 6 and each year the County Clerk’s office offers early voting the two Saturdays prior to election day.  This Saturday and next, voters can vote at the Marshall County Clerk’s Office,...
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33 Properties Sold at Tax Sale

October 25, 2018
33 Properties Sold at Tax Sale

County Auditor Julie Fox told the County Commissioners last week that the tax sale was conducted on Wednesday, Oct. 11. There were originally 146 certified property set for the tax sale and the day of the sale 62 were offered for sale.  SRI sold 33 properties at the sale with 29 property that didn’t...
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Trick-or-Treat Activities

October 25, 2018
Trick-or-Treat Activities

This weekend kicks-off the Halloween tradition of Trick-or-Treat with many opportunities for kids to have fun and grab up some candy. Innovation Academy at Lincoln Junior High will host the Haunted Maze Saturday Oct. 27, from 6-8 p.m. to raise funds to honor the legacy of Lincoln Junior High School.  This kid friendly event...
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Tax Abatement for Marshall County Life Center Passes 2nd Step

October 25, 2018
Tax Abatement for Marshall County Life Center Passes 2nd Step

A public hearing for the tax abatement request from Marshall County Life Center, Inc. was held during Monday’s Plymouth Common Council meeting Monday.  While the request passed, it was not unanimous. Marshall County Life Center is a parent company of the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation.  It is comprised of the new United Way...
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