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Archive for February, 2019

Oliver Ford Awarded Quote for Street Department Pick-Up

February 13, 2019
Oliver Ford Awarded Quote for Street Department Pick-Up

Plymouth Street Superintendent Jim Marquardt asked the Board of Public Works and Safety to award the quote for a new 3500 series truck to the low bidder during their meeting Monday evening. During the January 28th meeting two quotes were open, one from Country Auto for a 2019 Ram 3500 4×4.  The base quote...
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Walorski Leads Special Order on Protecting Lives of Infants

February 13, 2019
Walorski Leads Special Order on Protecting Lives of Infants

U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) Wednesday led 21 of her colleagues in a Special Order, a one-hour series of speeches on the House floor, on the need to pass legislation to protect the lives of infants born alive after failed abortions. “This is not a partisan issue – it is simply what’s right,” Congresswoman Walorski said....
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Senate Passes Young’s Bill to Extend Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail

February 13, 2019
Senate Passes Young’s Bill to Extend Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) Tuesday applauded the Senate’s passage of his Eastern Legacy Extension Act, which cleared the Senate as part of the Natural Resources Management Act, a bipartisan package of land bills. Senator Young’s legislation would extend the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail from St. Louis, Missouri to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, including all...
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Bobby D. Wynn age 84 of Culver

February 13, 2019
Bobby D. Wynn age 84 of Culver

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No Threat of Violence Found at LJH

February 13, 2019
No Threat of Violence Found at LJH

In the early morning hours of Monday, February 11, the administration at Lincoln Junior High School received a call from a concerned parent that students were talking about a possible threat that had been made toward the school. The Plymouth Community School Corporation administration, along with the corporation’s director of safety and security and...
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City Council Approves $15K for Older Adult Services

February 12, 2019
City Council Approves $15K for Older Adult Services

Monday evening, members of the Plymouth Common Council approved the creation of a single agreement with the Marshall County Council on Aging that will help to provide transportation services in the city and funding for maintenance for the city-owned building on West Harrison Street. Last month the council tabled any decision to allow time...
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2018 Planning and Building Annual Report Presented

February 12, 2019
2018 Planning and Building Annual Report Presented

Ty Adley County Plan Director and Chuck DeWitt the County Building Inspector presented members of the Marshall County Council with the 2018 Annual Report. Adley told the council, while the number of improvement location permits issued were down from a 15 year high of 815 in 2017 to 749 in 2018 the overall trend...
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Bourbon Teen Vying for State Title

February 12, 2019
Bourbon Teen Vying for State Title

Triton High School senior and Distinguished Young Woman of Triton, Abigail Powell, will travel to Kokomo on February 17th where she will prepare to compete for the 2018 title of Distinguished Young Woman of Indiana on February 21, 22, and 23. Powell and 19 other high school senior girls from across the state will represent...
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Juan Valdes Arrested for Synthetic Identity Deception

February 12, 2019
Juan Valdes Arrested for Synthetic Identity Deception

Plymouth Police Officer John Weir was dispatched to Urgent Care at the LifePlex on Friday morning, February 8th about 11 for a subject attempting to acquire services under a false identity. 54 year old Juan Valdes of the 900 block of West Harrison Street in Plymouth was taken into custody and booked into the...
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M.C. Museum 2019 Brown Bag Lunch Series Announced

February 12, 2019
M.C. Museum 2019 Brown Bag Lunch Series Announced

The Marshall County Museum is excited to announce this year’s Brown Bag Lunch Series. The second Friday of each month at noon the museum hosts an interesting speaker to enlighten citizens on a variety of subjects.  The Brown Bag Lunch Series kicks off on March 8th with local architect and historian Kurt Garner.  Garner’s...
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Uplinger Arrested on Failure to Appear Warrant

February 12, 2019
Uplinger Arrested on Failure to Appear Warrant

Officer Finn with the Plymouth Police Department arrested a local man on a warrant Friday afternoon, February, 8th at 1915 West Lake Avenue. Officer Finn conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle pulling into the hospital parking lot.  After a brief investigation, the driver, 34 year old Anthony Uplinger of Plymouth was found to...
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Ethan Patrick Arrested after Vehicle Runs into House on State Road 17

February 12, 2019
Ethan Patrick Arrested after Vehicle Runs into House on State Road 17

On Sunday, February 10 just before 7 in the evening the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department received a report of a vehicle which had crashed into a house in the area of State Road 17 and Hillcrest Avenue.  It was reported that the vehicle had struck the home`s gas meter. Marshall County Deputy Bragg responded...
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AG Curtis Hill reaches $269.2 million settlement with Walgreens over alleged fraud and overbilling

February 12, 2019
AG Curtis Hill reaches $269.2 million settlement with Walgreens over alleged fraud and overbilling

Attorney General Curtis Hill announced that Indiana has joined the United States, the District of Columbia and other states in settling two qui tam (whistleblower) lawsuits against Walgreens Boots Alliance (Walgreens). The agreements resolve allegations that Walgreens knowingly engaged in fraudulent over-dispensing of insulin pens to Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries and billed Medicaid for certain prescription...
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From the Ground Up: Climate Change – So What?

February 12, 2019
From the Ground Up:  Climate Change – So What?

Marshall and St. Joseph County SWCDs recently hosted an educational workshop.  Among the speakers was Melissa Widhalm from the Purdue Climate Change Research Center.  Melissa is a 5’ tall, petite young female academic.  The audience was primarily 60 something year old, male farmers. It was an interesting dynamic and I wondered if she was...
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Frances Luke Accord to visit Plymouth with their Peace-filled and Beautiful Harmonies

February 12, 2019
Frances Luke Accord to visit Plymouth with their Peace-filled and Beautiful Harmonies

Brian Powers and Nick Gunty of Frances Luke Accord have promised to bring their harmonizing powers to life at The Wild Rose Moon on Friday, February 15th, at 8 p.m.  Brian and Nick, both originally from South Bend, Indiana, have been making music together for a number of years and have released several albums, one...
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Latest update from the National Weather Service

February 12, 2019
Latest update from the National Weather Service

We can expect to get 1 to 2 inches of snow this evening and overnight. A Wind Advisory has been issued for Marshall County from 7pm tonight until 7am on Wednesday morning.  Sustained winds of 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph will potentially cause damage to trees and may lead to power outages. Tuesday...
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Cancellations for Tuesday 2-12-19

February 12, 2019

Plymouth basketball PLYMOUTH – The Penn vs Plymouth JV and varsity boys basketball games have been postponed tonight because of inclement weather. The games have been rescheduled for Saturday. JV tip off is scheduled for 6:15 p.m. Bremen basketball BREMEN – Tuesday’s JV and Varsity boys basketball games vs. South Bend Adams have been...
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Jerone K. ‘Jerry’ Bowman, 68, of Plymouth

February 12, 2019
Jerone K. ‘Jerry’ Bowman, 68, of Plymouth

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Commissioners and Council hold Joint Work Session on Septic Issue in the County

February 11, 2019
Commissioners and Council hold Joint Work Session on Septic Issue in the County

Ken Jones from Jones Petrie Rafinski, a consulting presented information on the issue starting to pop-up with failing and failed septic systems. He addressed a special joint County Council and Commissioners work session Monday morning. Jones said the average American home generates 150 to 310 gallons of wastewater per day.  He said all rural...
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Triton School Board Increases Pay Rate for Substitutes

February 11, 2019
Triton School Board Increases Pay Rate for Substitutes

The Triton School Board unanimously approved increasing the daily pay rate for substitutes in both their elementary and Jr/Sr High School during their regular monthly meeting on February 11. Substitutes holding a permit with a high school diploma will be paid at $75 per day, up from $65. Those holding a substitute permit and...
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