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Archive for January, 2019

City Meetings Monday Evening

January 27, 2019
City Meetings Monday Evening

The City of Plymouth will conduct their regular meetings Monday evening beginning at 6 p.m. in the second floor council chambers of City Hall. Agenda for the meeting includes opening bids for the Candy Lane storm sewer improvement project, open quotes for the Street Department truck and award bids for the 2019 Spring Street...
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Travis Evans Arrested by City Police

January 27, 2019
Travis Evans Arrested by City Police

On Thursday, January 24th Officer Paul Stamper with the Plymouth Police Department was dispatched to Pak-A-Sak on West Jefferson Street in reference to a theft committed by an unknown male subject. Plymouth officers were then dispatched to WalMart on Friday the 25th at 12:18AM for a male subject harassing and threatening employees.  The male...
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Josh Walker Files Candidacy for Plymouth Mayor

January 27, 2019
Josh Walker Files Candidacy for Plymouth Mayor

Josh Walker of Plymouth officially filed as a candidate for the office of Mayor of the City of Plymouth in the 2019 elections. Walker, 35, a combat veteran of the 101st Airborne Division, is a resident of Plymouth, small business owner, and community volunteer. “It’s time for a fresh, energetic leader to ensure the...
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City Officer West Arrests Kelley Rowe on Starke County Warrant

January 27, 2019
City Officer West Arrests Kelley Rowe on Starke County Warrant

On Thursday, January 24th Plymouth Police Officer Ray West received information that 50 year old Kelley Rowe of Plymouth was a passenger in a vehicle in the Kroger parking lot. Rowe had an active Burglary Warrant out of Starke County.  Officer West located the vehicle and Kelley Rowe was arrested without incident on the...
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Attorney General Hill Warns Hoosiers to be Skeptical of Solicitors Claiming Affiliation with Local Schools

January 27, 2019
Attorney General Hill Warns Hoosiers to be Skeptical of Solicitors Claiming Affiliation with Local Schools

Attorney General Curtis Hill is warning Hoosiers to exercise caution before entering into financial transactions with solicitors claiming affiliations with local schools. In recent years, the Office of the Attorney General has received multiple complaints about scams involving fraudulent sales of supposed sponsorships benefiting school programs or sports teams.  On Jan. 23, 2019, the...
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Triton Students Receive Good Life Lessons from Realtor Lana Ball

January 27, 2019
Triton Students Receive Good Life Lessons from Realtor Lana Ball

Last week Triton Jr./Sr. High School welcomed local realtor Lana Ball to the senior level Business Math classes.   Ball spoke about buying a home vs. renting, the mortgage process, and what to do to start working on credit scores. Triton Superintendent Jeremy Riffle said, “We appreciate her willingness to support our scholars. Thank you...
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STATE HELPS HOOSIERS GET ‘CASH FOR COLLEGE’

January 27, 2019

The Indiana Commission for Higher Education launched its 2019 Cash for College campaign Friday to encourage Indiana students to take steps that will help them pay for education and training after high school—including filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the state’s April 15 deadline. “Indiana has one of the most generous state...
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Walorski Statement on Agreement to End Shutdown

January 27, 2019
Walorski Statement on Agreement to End Shutdown

U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) Friday released the following statement on the agreement President Trump announced to reopen the government and form a congressional conference committee to negotiate border security measures: “I support the agreement reached today, and I am relieved the government shutdown is coming to an end. With this partisan stalemate behind...
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Highway Department to Begin Plowing Sunday Morning at 6

January 26, 2019
Highway Department to Begin Plowing Sunday Morning at 6

Marshall County Highway Superintendent Jason Peters said Saturday evening, “Due to the accumulation over the last few hours, the highway department will call out their full staff and run all county roads tomorrow morning.”  They will start at 6:00am Sunday morning.
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City of Plymouth Offers Warming Shelter

January 26, 2019
City of Plymouth Offers Warming Shelter

The City of Plymouth is offering a warming shelter for folks who need a place to warm up during this dramatic cold weather we are experiencing.  If you are unable to find a warm place to stay with friends or family, please contact the Plymouth Police Department and they will assist you.  The warming...
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Last second shot dooms Pilgrims

January 25, 2019
Last second shot dooms Pilgrims

MIDDLEBURY — It’s always been a tough place to play for Plymouth’s Pilgrims and Friday was no different as Northridge was able to pull the upset at home on a last second shot and take a 62-59 win. Plymouth trailed by 12 at the third quarter break, clawed by to tie and with the...
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Lady Pilgrims take upset over Northridge in home finale

January 24, 2019
Lady Pilgrims take upset over Northridge in home finale

PLYMOUTH – In a game that was decided by defensive effort it was fitting that the game winning play was a defensive rebound, as Plymouth took an upset win to end their home season over Northridge by a final of 45-43. Coming into the game the Lady Raiders were unbeaten in NLC play at...
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County Officials to Discuss Inmate Use for County Projects

January 24, 2019
County Officials to Discuss Inmate Use for County Projects

The Marshall County Commissioners and elected officials department heads will convene for a special joint work session for the purpose of discussing utilization of inmates for County projects.  The meeting will be held on Friday, January 25 at noon in the Marshall County Building, Meeting Room 203, 112 West Jefferson Street in Plymouth. The...
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Notice of Cancellation of Caucus

January 24, 2019
Notice of Cancellation of Caucus

David Holmes, Chairman of the Marshall County Republican Party has notified WTCA of the cancellation of a caucus set for Friday, January 25th at 5:30 p.m. in the Republican Headquarters at 117 Water Street in Plymouth. The Caucus had been called to fill the vacancies on the Bourbon, Green and Tippecanoe Township Advisory Boards.
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Young Votes to Secure Border and Reopen Government

January 24, 2019
Young Votes to Secure Border and Reopen Government

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) Thursday issued the following statement after voting on a legislative package proposed by President Trump to secure the border and fully reopen the government: “Today, I voted to secure our border and fully reopen the government. Unfortunately Democrats blocked this principled, commonsense legislation. Under the direction of Speaker Pelosi and Senator...
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Riverside Super Troopers Visit Miller’s

January 24, 2019
Riverside Super Troopers Visit Miller’s

The Riverside Intermediate School 5th grade Super Troopers visited at Miller’s Assisted Living Facility on Wednesday, January 16th.  The students use this time to develop conversational and communication skills with older adults.  The students break into small groups and play cards, Jenga or read to a resident all the while conversing about what life...
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Indiana Students to Get Free FAFSA Filing Help at College Goal Sunday

January 24, 2019
Indiana Students to Get Free FAFSA Filing Help at College Goal Sunday

Financial aid professionals will be volunteering at 39 sites in Indiana, one of which will be at Plymouth High School 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. (local time), February 24. The free program assists Indiana students...
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Gutwein’s Bill Reorganizing Commission for Kankakee, Yellow Rivers Advances to Senate

January 24, 2019
Gutwein’s Bill Reorganizing Commission for Kankakee, Yellow Rivers Advances to Senate

State Representative  Douglas Gutwein’s (R-Francesville) legislation to better address flooding and drainage in the Kankakee and Yellow river basins advanced to the Senate on Thursday. “The flooding last February caused severe damage to homes and farms, and prevented farmers from getting in the fields and planting crops on time,” Gutwein said. “To better protect...
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Jack Jordan: Strengthening our Commitment to Teachers

January 24, 2019
Jack Jordan: Strengthening our Commitment to Teachers

Representative Jack Jordan said, “This session, we are working on ways to put more dollars in teachers’ pockets. Three bills are making their way through the legislative process to help bolster the teaching profession and encourage schools to shift funds to educators’ paychecks.” To better compensate teachers throughout the state, proposed legislation would incentivize schools...
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County Highway Department submits Community Crossings Grant Application, department

January 24, 2019
County Highway Department submits Community Crossings Grant Application, department

Thanks to our news partners at The Pilot News By Greg Hildebrand Managing Editor MARSHALL COUNTY—Jason Peters, Marshall County Highway Superintendent updated the commissioners on the Community Crossing Grant Application that he will be submitting. It is the same request as previously submitted. It includes Dogwood Road, US 6 to County Line, in the...
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