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October 2018 Indiana Employment Report

November 19, 2018
October 2018 Indiana Employment Report

Indiana’s unemployment rate stands at 3.5 percent for October and remains lower than the national rate of 3.7 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 five years. The monthly unemployment rate is a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicator that...
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Open House AlphaFlight at Airport

November 19, 2018
Open House AlphaFlight at Airport

The Plymouth Airport was a buzz Monday evening as AlphaFlight hosted an open house to introduce a new flight school. Plymouth High School in partnership with the City of Plymouth and AlphaFlight are launching the Aviation program for the 2019-2020 school year. The Career Technical Education (CTE) program will be offered to juniors and...
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61 year old Eugene Rowe Arrested for Domestic Battery

November 19, 2018
61 year old Eugene Rowe Arrested for Domestic Battery

A domestic battery call Saturday morning ended with a 61 year old Plymouth man being lodged in the County Jail. About 8:30 Plymouth Police were dispatched to 1687 North Michigan St. Lot 169, for a domestic battery that had occurred.  After investigating the incident, Officer Finn arrested Eugene Rowe for domestic battery. Mr. Rowe...
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Wilson Arrested by City Police

November 19, 2018
Wilson Arrested by City Police

A South Bend driver was arrested on Friday afternoon by Officer Weir of the Plymouth Police Department. About 1:45 a traffic stop was conducted on a black Chevy Impala for an infraction.  After speaking with the driver and running his information through the BMV it was found that 34 year old Wallace Wilson III...
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Knox Man Arrested, Failed to Stop for Police & Driving While Intoxicated

November 19, 2018
Knox Man Arrested, Failed to Stop for Police & Driving While Intoxicated

Monday morning, November 19th, just after 2 o’clock Marshall County Deputies responded to the report of a suspicious vehicle on Olive Road. After locating the vehicle, Deputy Smith with the Sheriff`s Department attempted to make a traffic stop on the suspected vehicle in the 6000 block of Queen Road. The vehicle driven by 28...
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Cerrato-Sevilla Arrested for Cocaine on Traffic Stop, Driver Arrested for No License

November 19, 2018
Cerrato-Sevilla Arrested for Cocaine on Traffic Stop, Driver Arrested for No License

Marshall County Police arrest two following a traffic stop Friday night November 16th on 9A Road.  Just before 9 PM, Marshall County Patrolman Wozniak initiated a traffic stop on a gray 2012 Nissan pickup truck in the area of 9A Road and Richter Road.  The vehicle did not stop, but slowly continued to the...
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Passenger in Vehicle Arrested for False Informing & Unlawful Possession of a Syringe

November 19, 2018
Passenger in Vehicle Arrested for False Informing & Unlawful Possession of a Syringe

A Plymouth man was arrested by County Police on Saturday, November 17th for Unlawful Possession of a Syringe and False Informing.    About 9:30 in the evening, Marshall County Patrolman Wozniak initiated a traffic stop on a silver 2002 Chevrolet Impala in the area of Michigan Road and Custer Drive. During the traffic stop, Patrolman...
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Mattix Arrested by City Police on Warrant for Failure to Appear

November 19, 2018
Mattix Arrested by City Police on Warrant for Failure to Appear

Officer John Weir with the Plymouth Police Department conducted a traffic stop on Friday, November 16th about 7:45 in the morning at Hoham and Michigan Street. The driver, 21 year old Brandon D. Mattix of Plymouth was driving a pickup truck and Officer Weir observed an infraction so he stopped the vehicle.  While running...
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Safely Prepare Your Thanksgiving Day Turkey

November 19, 2018
Safely Prepare Your Thanksgiving Day Turkey

With the Thanksgiving holiday just a couple days away, it’s a good time to remind everyone of good food preparation safety practices. Did you know that, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, food poisoning outbreaks occur most often in November and December?   And, that meat and poultry account for 92% of...
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AFP-IN Thanks Representative Jackie Walorski Leadership on Trade

November 19, 2018
AFP-IN Thanks Representative Jackie Walorski Leadership on Trade

Americans for Prosperity-Indiana (AFP-IN) on Monday launched a paid media effort including direct mail and digital advertisements thanking U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski for standing strong and being vocal about the impact of harmful tariffs. The announcement is part of AFP’s end of year push that is dedicated to forging bipartisan compromise to address criminal justice reform,...
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Marshall County Election Board Certifies 2018 General Election

November 18, 2018
Marshall County Election Board Certifies 2018 General Election

Friday afternoon the Marshall County Election Board certified the 2018 General Election. Prior to certifying the election, members had to review all the provisional ballots and determine if they should be counted as an official ballot.  There were a total of 12 provisional ballots to review and all but one was rejected.  That single...
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Wythougan Valley Preservation Council Creation “Big Tree” Registry

November 18, 2018
Wythougan Valley Preservation Council Creation “Big Tree” Registry

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry publishes the Big Tree Register, a list of the largest known specimen of each native tree species in the state. The register is published every five years. The Marshall County Wythougan Valley Preservation Council has decided to undertake the creation of a “Big Tree” register here in...
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Plymouth Common Council Approves 2 Annexation Request

November 18, 2018
Plymouth Common Council Approves 2 Annexation Request

Monday evening members of the Plymouth City Council took the final step in annexing two separate parcels into the city. Both annexations are voluntary. The first annexation was from the Ritenours at 598 Hoham Drive.  Their residential lot is just over 2.5 acres and they currently have city water but have been on a...
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Commissioners to Meet Monday Morning

November 18, 2018
Commissioners to Meet Monday Morning

There are a number of items on the Marshall County Commissioners Meeting for Monday morning. Along with the Highway Department report, Sheriff Matt Hassel will request permission to apply for the DNR Marine Patrol Assistance Grant and Plan Director Ty Adley will present a re-zoning for the Troyers. Also on the Commissioner’s agenda is...
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Drainage Board Meeting Monday

November 18, 2018
Drainage Board Meeting Monday

The Marshall County Drainage Board meets Monday morning, November 19th at 8:30 in the second floor meeting room of the County Building. The agenda includes a maintenance contract for the Tile Arm to the J. Mattern Ditch.  The Drainage Board will discuss the reconstruction of the L. Pontius Tile to the McKesson Ditch and...
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Culver School Board Meeting Canceled

November 18, 2018
Culver School Board Meeting Canceled

The Culver Community School Corporation Board of School trustees’ regular school board meeting originally scheduled for Monday, November 19th has been cancelled. The next Culver school board meetings will be Monday, December 3rd in the administration building at 700 School Street beginning at 7 p.m.
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Severe Blood Shortage: Red Cross Issues Immediate Call for Blood Donations

November 18, 2018
Severe Blood Shortage: Red Cross Issues Immediate Call for Blood Donations

The American Red Cross is facing a severe blood shortage and urgently needs blood donors to give now to avoid delays in lifesaving medical care for patients. Volunteer blood drive hosts are also critically needed to prevent the shortage from worsening this winter. During September and October, the Red Cross collected over 21,000 fewer...
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Indiana Congressional Delegation Introduces Stomach Cancer Awareness Month Resolution in Honor of Matthew Tully

November 18, 2018
Indiana Congressional Delegation Introduces Stomach Cancer Awareness Month Resolution in Honor of Matthew Tully

U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) along with U.S. Representatives Susan W. Brooks (R-Ind.-05) and André Carson (D-Ind.-07), and the entire Indiana congressional delegation, today introduced a Stomach Cancer Awareness Month resolution in memory of Indy Star reporter and columnist Matthew Tully. Stomach cancer is the fifth most common type of...
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Great Government Service Recognized at DOR

November 18, 2018
Great Government Service Recognized at DOR

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) was honored to receive the Government Entity Award from Serve Indiana on Thursday, November 8, 2018, at their annual Awards for Excellence Ceremony at the Indiana Historical Society. This year marks the first time this category has been awarded, spurred by DOR’s volunteer program #DORGivesBack. These awards celebrate...
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Plymouth girls defeat Triton

November 17, 2018
Plymouth girls defeat Triton

It was air tight pressure early and often that led to Plymouth’s big win over Triton in girls basketball by a 50-21 final. Plymouth came out in a pressure full court defense that led to seven first quarter turnovers that were essentially the difference in the game. The Lady Pilgrims pressure led to a...
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