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Archive for February, 2019

Marshall County Dispatch has New Facebook Page

February 21, 2019
Marshall County Dispatch has New Facebook Page

Matt Pitney, Marshall County 9-1-1 Director released information on a new Facebook page Thursday. The Marshall County Central Dispatch Center has a new Facebook page.  They will be trying to post news worthy items on it, such as weather information, dispatch statistics, current and ongoing events and more. Pitney said, “Please understand, if we...
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Young, Van Hollen Housing Bill Signed into Law

February 21, 2019

Thursday, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) announced that the Senate voted to pass their housing legislation, which will incentivize greater choice and mobility in the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)’s Housing Choice Voucher Program. The Housing Choice Voucher Mobility Demonstration Act was included in the larger government funding bill that...
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Attorney General Hill: Truckers’ Protest is Motivated by Legitimate Concerns

February 21, 2019
Attorney General Hill: Truckers’ Protest is Motivated by Legitimate Concerns

A group of truck drivers participated earlier today in a “slow-roll protest” on Interstate 465 in Indianapolis to express their displeasure with federal regulations burdening their industry. In particular, truckers and trucking companies are frustrated by new rules requiring the use of electronic logging devices (ELDs) by commercial drivers. While their methods of protest...
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Having Trouble Filing Your Taxes? Help is Available

February 21, 2019
Having Trouble Filing Your Taxes? Help is Available

Low-income and senior customers who need help filing their taxes can find free assistance through several programs offered by the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) and other trusted organizations. DOR offers the Indiana free file (INfreefile) program, a no-cost electronic tax filing program for qualifying customers. INfreefile allows individuals with an adjusted gross income of $66,000...
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SCORE Workshop Offered in Marshall County

February 21, 2019
SCORE Workshop Offered in Marshall County

Marshall County has a rich history of entrepreneurship, with many successful businesses starting out of the home or garage. The Marshall County Economic Development Corporation is looking for the next generation of small business owners to join the Marshall County business community. Entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs, and small business owners are encouraged to sign up...
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Commissioners Consider Conservation Easement and Equipment Purchase for Highway Dept.

February 20, 2019
Commissioners Consider Conservation Easement and Equipment Purchase for Highway Dept.

Marshall County Highway Superintendent Jason Peters told the County Commissioners he received notification from the Army Corp. of Engineers concerning the mitigation site for the 13th Road bridge project.   Peters said the Corp. is basically telling us everything is good and we can take back ownership with a deed. County Attorney Jim Clevenger said,...
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South Bend Man Arrested for Marijuana & Meth Possession and Trafficking with an Inmate

February 20, 2019
South Bend Man Arrested for Marijuana & Meth Possession and Trafficking with an Inmate

43 year old Adam Minch of South Bend was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped on a traffic stop Tuesday, February 19th at 10:42 P.M. at East Lake Street and South Michigan Street. Minch was arrested on outstanding warrants through the Indiana State Parole Board and the Noble County Sheriff’s Department. He...
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County Commissioners Approved Inmate Processing Fee

February 20, 2019
County Commissioners Approved Inmate Processing Fee

Convicted inmates in the Marshall County Jail will soon be paying an inmate processing fee. On Monday the Marshall County Commissioners approved on 2nd and 3rd reading an ordinance establishing a $50 processing fee for inmates that have been convicted. The new fee will be added to the inmate’s court costs and fines after...
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Bourbon Town Council to Consider Roof Work at Fire Department

February 20, 2019
Bourbon Town Council to Consider Roof Work at Fire Department

A new roof over the fire station in Bourbon will likely be the next major project the town council and township officials may need to tackle. The roof has had temporary repairs made over the last couple of years; however, if the repairs do not continue to stop the leaking, water damage could affect...
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Bremen Police Arrest David Cannon for Battery & Disorderly Conduct

February 20, 2019
Bremen Police Arrest David Cannon for Battery & Disorderly Conduct

Officer Matt Schnaible with the Bremen Police Department arrested a South Bend man Tuesday night. 20 year old David Cannon was arrested at a residence in the 400 block of East Maple Street for Battery, Disorderly Conduct and Trespass. Cannon was lodged in the Marshall County Jail on a $750 cash bond.   Listeners...
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PHS Hosts College Goal Sunday this Sunday

February 20, 2019
PHS Hosts College Goal Sunday this Sunday

Plymouth High School will once again host the College Goal Sunday for college FAFSA financial aid assistance for parents and college-bound seniors. This event will take place on Sunday, February 24, from 2-4 p.m. Guests can enter through door #1, which are the front doors of the high school. Ancilla College representatives will be...
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Wrong Way Driver on US 31, Medical Condition

February 20, 2019
Wrong Way Driver on US 31, Medical Condition

On Tuesday, February 19, about 5:15 in the evening, the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call reporting a white utility van north bound from Fulton County on US 31 that kept driving off the road. At 5:25pm Marshall County Officer’s report locating the vehicle on US 31 at 14C Road going 100mph...
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Need to Call DOR? Try Wednesdays!

February 20, 2019
Need to Call DOR? Try Wednesdays!

What day is it? It’s hump day! That’s right hump day, or Wednesday, is the best day to call the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) with questions. According to DOR’s Customer Service Team, Wednesdays are typically the days with the lowest call volume throughout the year, followed by Thursdays. Can’t call on Wednesdays? DOR...
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Parenting Class Series at Plymouth Trinity UMC

February 20, 2019
Parenting Class Series at Plymouth Trinity UMC

“What is your calling as a parent?” Questions like this and others will be answered in a new parenting class at Plymouth Trinity UMC.   In the midst of folding laundry, coordinating carpool schedules, and breaking up fights, many parents get lost. Feeling pressure to do everything “right” and raise up “good” children. It’s easy...
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AG Curtis Hill: Continued access to Lake Michigan beaches serves the public interest

February 20, 2019
AG Curtis Hill: Continued access to Lake Michigan beaches serves the public interest

After the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear a case involving access to Lake Michigan’s beaches, Attorney General Curtis Hill expressed satisfaction that the ability of the general public to enjoy the natural beauty of Indiana’s shoreline remains protected. In February of 2018, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled that the State of...
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American Motorcyclist Association announces 2019 AMA Vintage Flat Track National Championship Series schedule

February 20, 2019
American Motorcyclist Association announces 2019 AMA Vintage Flat Track National Championship Series schedule

The 2019 AMA Vintage Flat Track National Championship Series schedule features 13 rounds, including the series’ first visit to Plymouth. The schedule includes three rounds on half-mile tracks and eight rounds on short tracks, before wrapping up with the series’ final rounds at the 3/8-mile Plymouth Speedway in Plymouth. “With the addition of the...
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PHS Parent-Teacher Conferences tonight are canceled

February 20, 2019
PHS Parent-Teacher Conferences tonight are canceled

Due to poor weather conditions, Parent-Teacher Conferences at Plymouth High School that were scheduled for this evening have been canceled. Teachers will be scheduling telephone conferences with parents who were scheduled to meet with them in the coming days. Debido a las malas condiciones climáticas, se han cancelado las conferencias de padres y maestros...
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Plymouth gymnasts fall to Wawasee

February 20, 2019

Plymouth gymnasts fall to Wawasee PLYMOUTH – The Pilgrim Gymnasts hosted Wawasee Tuesday night in the final regular season meet of the year. Wawasee topped the Lady Pilgrims 103.4 – 97.4 Kyla Heckaman was the top Pilgrim gymnast on the night finishing 2nd in the All-Around competition. She scored a 35.7 which was 1.15...
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Chargers use balanced attack to down Glen Oaks

February 19, 2019

Chargers use balanced attack to down Glen Oaks PLYMOUTH – Ancilla College matched their first half total in the first eight minutes of the second half as they pulled away to beat Glen Oaks (8-15, 5-9) 107-83 in a Michigan Community College Athletic Association contest at the LifePlex on Monday night. The Chargers (17-7,...
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Rascoe leads Lady Chargers past Glen Oaks

February 19, 2019

Rascoe leads Lady Chargers past Glen Oaks PLYMOUTH – LaRae Rascoe scored a game-high 28 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Ancilla College to an 80-68 victory over Glen Oaks in a Michigan Community College Athletic Association contest at home, Monday night. Rascoe also had five steals and seven assists. Talia Bee chipped...
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