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Archive for February, 2019

Ballinger Arrested by County Police for Meth, Marijuana and Paraphernalia

February 18, 2019
Ballinger Arrested by County Police for Meth, Marijuana and Paraphernalia

On Saturday, February 16th, at 6:12 PM, Marshall County Officer Wozniak initiated a traffic stop on a teal 1994 Oldsmobile in the area of Michigan and 7th Road. During the investigation Officer Wozniak utilized his canine partner Irok around the exterior of the vehicle for a free air sniff. Officer Wozniak`s canine alerted to...
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Jennifer Martin Appointed to Replace Roger Umbaugh on MCEDC Board of Directors, Delp Votes No on Appointment

February 18, 2019
Jennifer Martin Appointed to Replace Roger Umbaugh on MCEDC Board of Directors, Delp Votes No on Appointment

During Monday’s Marshall County Commissioner meeting, President Kevin Overmyer said he had recently met with Roger Umbaugh who is the commissioner’s appointment to the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors.  Umbaugh told Overmyer he will resign his appointed position on the MCEDC board affective March 1st.  Overmyer said Umbaugh was resigning the...
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Delivery of Pilot News to Change on Feb. 25th from Carries to Mail

February 18, 2019
Delivery of Pilot News to Change on Feb. 25th from Carries to Mail

Cindy Stockton, Publisher of the Pilot News announced Monday evening a major change in the way the newspaper is delivered.  The change will happen later this month. The Pilot News is partnering with the United States Postal Service for same day delivery to their local subscribers.  Stockton said the transition should be seamless. Mail...
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Ecological Artistry of Anthony Schumann Featured Guest at Lampen Lecture Wednesday

February 18, 2019
Ecological Artistry of Anthony Schumann Featured Guest at Lampen Lecture Wednesday

Ancilla College will host its next Lampen Lecture discussion on Wednesday, February 20th at 12:45 p.m. (EST) in the Hardesty Room. This month’s lecture will present the ecological artistry of Anthony Schumann. The Lampen Lectures are free of charge, last about 45 minutes, and the general public is encouraged to attend. Anthony Schumann is...
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Oates to play with Culver Jazz Ensemble

February 18, 2019
Oates to play with Culver Jazz Ensemble

The Culver Academies Jazz Ensemble will host Senior Airman Mark Oates at its Sunday, Feb. 24 concert in Eppley Auditorium. The concert will begin at 2:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Oates will also work with the instrumental music students on Friday, Feb. 22, during rehearsals and clinics. Oates and...
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Commerce Department Completes Investigation into Whether Auto Imports Threaten National Security

February 18, 2019
Commerce Department Completes Investigation into Whether Auto Imports Threaten National Security

U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) Monday released the following statement after the Commerce Department completed its investigation into whether auto imports threaten U.S. national security: “While I have not seen the results of the Commerce Department’s investigation into auto imports, I am concerned it could set the stage for costly tariffs on cars and...
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Announcing the Indiana Dunes National Park

February 18, 2019
Announcing the Indiana Dunes National Park

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) joined Congressman Pete Visclosky (D-Ind.-1) and Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.-2), to announce that the 61st National Park in the United States and the first National Park for the state of Indiana is the Indiana Dunes National Park. “This designation certifies what we Hoosiers have known all along – Indiana...
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IDHS encourages Hoosiers to get involved with Radiation Awareness Week

February 18, 2019
IDHS encourages Hoosiers to get involved with Radiation Awareness Week

The Indiana Department of Homeland Security encourages Hoosiers to take the time to learn more about the effects of radiation and its safety implications as part of Radiation Awareness Week. “Most people are unaware of the fact that there is radiation all around us,” said Kaci Studer, radiation programs director for the Indiana Department...
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Culver Union Twp. Public Library to Host Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash

February 18, 2019
Culver Union Twp. Public Library to Host Dr. Seuss Birthday Bash

Children are invited to come celebrate the 115th birthday of Dr. Seuss, beloved master of rhyme and nonsense, at the Culver Public Library on Saturday, March 2nd at 10:30am. The festivities will include Seuss-themed food, crafts, games, and readings of some Dr. Seuss classics. Birthday guests are encouraged to dress up as their favorite...
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Marshall County Jail receives Power Moves® Rebate

February 17, 2019
Marshall County Jail receives Power Moves® Rebate

The Marshall County Jail in Plymouth recently received a rebate check from its local electric cooperative. County Commissioner President, Kevin Overmyer, County Council President, Judy Stone, Doug Masterson of the Marshall County Jail and Electrician, Jim Griewank collaborated with Marshall County REMC on upgrades through the POWER MOVES® program. Marshall County Jail received $7,950...
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Roy Atkins Arrested on Dealing Meth Warrant and Possession of Meth

February 17, 2019
Roy Atkins Arrested on Dealing Meth Warrant and Possession of Meth

On Tuesday, February 12, Plymouth Police Sergeant Ray West was dispatched to the area of the court house in reference to a male leaving the building with a warrant. The officer located 41 year old Roy Atkins of Plymouth and confirmed the warrant.  Atkins was arrested without incident, and transported to the Marshall County...
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Melissa Clanton to Challenge Incumbent Democrat for Bourbon Clerk-Treasurer Seat

February 17, 2019
Melissa Clanton to Challenge Incumbent Democrat for Bourbon Clerk-Treasurer Seat

Melissa (Hanley) Clanton is running for Clerk-Treasurer for the Town on Bourbon on the Republican ticket. Born and raised in the great community of Bourbon Clanton says she and her husband Brian have raised five children in Triton School Corporation. The owned and operated Bourbon Tropics for many years and she hired staff and...
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Latest update on County Roads

February 17, 2019
Latest update on County Roads

Due to road conditions after the light rain that followed the snow Sunday evening, the County Highway Department will start at 4 AM Monday. Highway Superintendent Jason Peters said, “This should give the department enough time to cover a majority of the county, before the morning commute.”   He urges driver to use caution, saying,...
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Senator Head: Improving Hoosier Health

February 17, 2019
Senator Head:  Improving Hoosier Health

Indiana has the seventh-highest smoking rate in the nation, and over 11,000 Hoosiers die because of tobacco use each year. To address this issue, Senator Randy Head authored Senate Bill 425 this session, which would raise the age a person can buy tobacco or vaping products containing nicotine from 18 to 21. In addition to...
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“Run for Something” Endorses Josh Walker for Mayor

February 17, 2019

Josh Walker, Democratic candidate for Mayor of Plymouth is proud to receive the endorsement of Run for Something (RFS), the groundbreaking organization that recruits and supports strong voices in the next generation of local leadership. In a press release Walker said, “I’m honored to have the support of a national organization like Run For...
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Kunze Arrested for OWI on a Controlled Substance

February 17, 2019
Kunze Arrested for OWI on a Controlled Substance

Officer Arnold with the Plymouth Police Department responded to the report of a two vehicle crash near the intersection of US 30 and Pioneer Drive on Tuesday, February 12th just after 3 p.m. James C. Kunze Jr. age 39 of Plymouth was the driver of one of the vehicles involved in the crash.   After...
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Full Agenda for Commissioner’s Meeting Monday Morning

February 17, 2019
Full Agenda for Commissioner’s Meeting Monday Morning

The Marshall County Commissioners will meet Monday Morning, February 18th beginning at 9:30 in their second floor meeting room of the County Building. Agenda for the meeting includes a public hearing on an ordinance establishing an inmate processing fee for convicted inmates in the Marshall County Jail.  The ordinance proposes a $50 fee each...
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County Highway has Skeleton Crew Out

February 17, 2019
County Highway has Skeleton Crew Out

Marshall County Highway Superintendent Jason Peters said about 4 p.m., “With the light snow over the last few hours, the Highway Department is going to send out a skeleton crew.   Snowplow drivers will run for a few hours and re-asses the conditions and make plans for tomorrow morning start time . “
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Young and Coons Applaud Senate Passage of National FFA Week Resolution

February 17, 2019
Young and Coons Applaud Senate Passage of National FFA Week Resolution

The Senate passed a bipartisan resolution Thursday introduced by Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Chris Coons (D-Del.), and cosponsored by a bipartisan group of over 40 additional Senators, to mark February 16-23, 2019 as National FFA Week. In addition to designating National FFA Week, the resolution recognizes the important role of the National FFA Organization in...
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Miller’s Puppy Treats A Big Hit at MCHS Luncheon

February 17, 2019
Miller’s Puppy Treats A Big Hit at MCHS Luncheon

Residents of Miller’s Assisted Living Facility were able to attend the Marshall County Humane Society Baked Potato and Salad Bar once again this year.  While at the event they also sold the homemade puppy treats theybaked during the first two weeks of February.  They have made it a yearly tradition to make puppy treats,...
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