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Archive for October, 2018

Red Cross Calls for healthy Donors to Maintain Blood Supply

October 25, 2018
Red Cross Calls for healthy Donors to Maintain Blood Supply

As influenza activity picks up, the American Red Cross is urging healthy donors of all blood types to give blood to ensure a strong blood supply for patients in need. Blood and platelets can only be given by donors who are feeling well. One way to maintain health is to get a flu vaccine...
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Senator Young’s Opioid Bills Signed Into Law

October 25, 2018
Senator Young’s Opioid Bills Signed Into Law

Wednesday, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) applauded the President’s signature of H.R. 6, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act. The legislation, which contains six provisions that were introduced or co-led by Senator Young, passed the Senate on a 98-1 vote earlier this month. “This bipartisan opioid package is now law, meaning that more resources will be available in the...
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Donnelly Provisions to Combat Opioid Epidemic Signed into Law as Part of Bipartisan SUPPORT Act

October 25, 2018
Donnelly Provisions to Combat Opioid Epidemic Signed into Law as Part of Bipartisan SUPPORT Act

Several of U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly’s provisions to combat the opioid abuse epidemic were signed into law today by the President as part of the bipartisan Substance Use Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act.  Donnelly spoke on the Senate Floor earlier this month about his bipartisan efforts...
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Lutheran Health Fair at Triton Elementary

October 25, 2018
Lutheran Health Fair at Triton Elementary

Triton School Corporation Superintendent Jeremy Riffle thanked  Lutheran Health Network for put on a Triton Elementary Health Fair for the students. Triton Elementary kindergarten scholars from Mrs. Melling’s classroom had the opportunity to learn more about healthy afterschool snacks, CPR and First Aid, proper exercise, and proper hand washing during the Health Fair. Riffle...
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Fall Installment of Property Taxes Due Nov. 13th

October 25, 2018
Fall Installment of Property Taxes Due Nov. 13th

According to Marshall County Treasurer Angie Birchmeier, the 2017 payable 2018 tax bills second installment is due Tuesday, November 13.  In addition to paying in person or by mail, there are several payment options available to taxpayers.  Teachers Credit Union branches and First Merchants Bank in Bourbon will collect payments beginning two weeks prior...
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Retired Sergeant Major, Raymond L. Copas, age 69, of Plymouth

October 25, 2018
Retired Sergeant Major, Raymond L. Copas, age 69, of Plymouth

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Blankenship Arrested for OWI Endangering

October 24, 2018
Blankenship Arrested for OWI Endangering

A Plymouth man was arrested Saturday night following a traffic stop at Michigan and Jefferson Streets. Officer Jerrid Arnold with the Plymouth Police Department stopped 24 year old Heston Blankenship about 10:45.  He was found to be Operating While Intoxicated Endangering. Blankenship was incarcerated in the Marshall County Jail on a $1,500 cash bond....
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Change Orders for 2017 Community Crossing Projects are Deductions

October 24, 2018
Change Orders for 2017 Community Crossing Projects are Deductions

On Monday, Plymouth City Engineer, Rick Gaul presented two change orders to the Board of Public Works and Safety for the 2017 Spring and Fall Community Crossing projects. Both change orders were for deduction. The original contract for the spring projects was $1,087,421.19 and the deduction of $20,606.51 brought the new contract down to...
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Bremen Police Arrest Hattabaugh on Multiple Charges

October 24, 2018
Bremen Police Arrest Hattabaugh on Multiple Charges

Officer Wes Atkins with the Bremen Police Department was dispatched to 1435 West Plymouth Street Monday evening about 9 for a suspicious person. 22 year old Tristan G. Hattabaugh was taken into custody and arrested for Unlawful Possession of a Syringe, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Paraphernalia and on a Warrant through Marshall County....
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Fitness Forum Offers Rock Steady Boxing Program for Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

October 24, 2018
Fitness Forum Offers Rock Steady Boxing Program for Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

Fitness Forum Sports and Wellness at LifePlex is now offering a program for residents that have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.  Parkinson’s Disease causes a loss of many of the same elements that boxers condition to improve.  Published medical research has shown that force, intense exercise can reduce, reverse and delay Parkinson’s symptoms. Fitness...
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Plymouth Board of Public Works Approves Request

October 24, 2018
Plymouth Board of Public Works Approves Request

Members of the Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety approved two requests during their meeting Monday evening. Laura Mann the Promotion of the City Coordinator was granted approval to close Michigan Street from Pennsylvania Avenue to Adams Street for the annual Lighted Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting on Saturday, November 24th. Mann explained...
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Bremen Man Arrested on Failure To Appear Warrant

October 24, 2018
Bremen Man Arrested on Failure To Appear Warrant

Last Thursday Officer Finn with the Plymouth Police Department arrested a Bremen man on a warrant. Officer Finn was dispatched to the Marshall County Probation Department about 1:30 in the afternoon for a client who had a failure to appear warrant.   37 year old Joshua M. Walker was arrested on the warrant and lodged...
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Indiana students to get free FAFSA filing help at College Goal Sunday

October 24, 2018
Indiana students to get free FAFSA filing help at College Goal Sunday

Financial aid professionals will be volunteering at 39 sites in Indiana to help college-bound students and their families open the door to financial aid during College Goal Sunday. The event is set for 2 p.m. this Sunday, October 28. The free program assists Indiana students in filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid...
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Parrett Vet Howl-O-Ween Nail Trim and Pet Fool Collection for Humane Society

October 24, 2018
Parrett Vet Howl-O-Ween Nail Trim and Pet Fool Collection for Humane Society

A fundraiser for Marshall County Humane Society will be held this Saturday, October 27th from 2-4:30 PM at Parrett Veterinary Clinic on Columbus Drive. Every pet needs their nails trimmed so this Howl-O-Ween Trims & Treats Fundraiser and Food Drive will offers free nail trims with any $5 or more donation to the Humane Society. Parrett...
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Opioid Bill with Walorski Measure Named for Dr. Todd Graham Signed Into Law

October 24, 2018
Opioid Bill with Walorski Measure Named for Dr. Todd Graham Signed Into Law

U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) Wednesday released the following statement after bipartisan opioid legislation, which includes provisions named for Dr. Todd Graham, was signed into law: “The opioid epidemic is taking a devastating toll on Hoosier families, but today we are taking a big step toward ending this crisis. The bipartisan, comprehensive bill just...
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Treasurer Mitchell Launches “Right on the Money” Video

October 24, 2018
Treasurer Mitchell Launches “Right on the Money” Video

Wednesday Treasurer Mitchell, along with Superintendent McCormick, launched “Right on the Money”. This video was created to aid Hoosier teachers and families as they increase students’ financial awareness.  “It was a joy to be a part of the creation of this resource,” said Treasurer Mitchell. “I hope Hoosier students benefit from more financial education...
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Donnelly Provision to Expedite Infrastructure Permitting Signed into Law by President Trump

October 24, 2018
Donnelly Provision to Expedite Infrastructure Permitting Signed into Law by President Trump

Tuesday, President Trump signed into law a bipartisan provision led by U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly that will help improve the timeliness and predictability of permitting for some infrastructure projects. The provision, which was included as part of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act, was one Donnelly introduced as standalone legislation with Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) in March. It...
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Lewis B. Myers, 83, of Plymouth

October 24, 2018

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Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety Approves Payment for Large Water Bill

October 23, 2018
Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety Approves Payment for Large Water Bill

A single mom with three children appeared before the Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety Monday evening to see if anything could be done with the extremely high water bill she received. Dulce Ordonez rents an apartment on Thayer Street and received a city water bill totaling $541.96 when her typical bill runs...
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South Bend Man Arrested in Plymouth Library on Warrant

October 23, 2018
South Bend Man Arrested in Plymouth Library on Warrant

Detective Ben McIntyre with the Plymouth Police Department received a tip that a South Bend man, wanted on a felony warrant was in the Plymouth Public Library last Wednesday morning. Just before 10 a.m. the detective went to the Plymouth Library and located 30 year old Terry Lassus who resisted arrest.  Lassus  was apprehended...
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