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Area Lawmakers Honor Local AP Teacher of the Year

March 31, 2019
Area Lawmakers Honor Local AP Teacher of the Year

State Senator Randy Head (R-Logansport) and State Representative Jack Jordan (R-Bremen) Thursday at the Statehouse honored local teacher Jonathan Arndt for his achievements in teaching advanced placement courses. Arndt teaches AP Calculus AB, precalculus, algebra and eighth grade math at Argos Junior/Senior High School. He was selected as the 2019 AP Midwestern Region Teacher of...
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M.C. Democratic Party Seeking Candidates Interested in LaPaz Town Clerk Treasurer Position

March 31, 2019
M.C. Democratic Party Seeking Candidates Interested in LaPaz Town Clerk Treasurer Position

Shiloh Carothers Milner, Chairman of the Marshall County Democratic Party announced a vacancy in the office of the Town Clerk-Treasurer in the Town of LaPaz. Current LaPaz Clerk Treasurer, Susan Albert will be retiring on April 30 and has submitted her resignation effective on that date. Milner said, “We would to thank her for...
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Commissioners Meeting Monday Morning

March 31, 2019
Commissioners Meeting Monday Morning

The Marshall County Commissioners will meet Monday morning at 8:30 in their second floor meeting room of the County Building. Agenda for the meeting includes the quarterly reports from the maintenance department, Veteran’s Service Officer and IT Department. The Commissioners will also consider a new phone contract for VOIP (voice over internet phone) with...
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Culvert Replacement to Close SR 14 in Rochester

March 31, 2019
Culvert Replacement to Close SR 14 in Rochester

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces that State Road 14 will close Tuesday, April 2, in Rochester while crews replace a box culvert. The road will close between CR S. 600 W. and CR N. 500 W. and is expected to reopen by mid-May. State road detours must be on state-maintained roads only....
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Candidates Night at Miller’s Senior Living Open to Public

March 31, 2019
Candidates Night at Miller’s Senior Living Open to Public

Miller’s Assisted Living Facility will be hosting a MEET THE CANDIDATES night on Tuesday, April 2nd at 7:00 p.m. in the Oak Hill Café.  Candidates running for the 2019 Municipal Primary Election will have the opportunity to share their platforms and the public is invited to attend and will be able to ask questions. ...
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Head selected to serve on CSG task force

March 31, 2019
Head selected to serve on CSG task force

The Council of State Governments (CSG), a nonpartisan, region-based forum that helps state officials shape public policy, recently selected State Senator Randy Head (R-Logansport) to serve as a two-year appointee on the CSG Healthy States: What Works National Task Force. The task force is broken up into four subcommittees, which will convene several times between now...
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City Park Board Meeting Postponed 1 Week

March 31, 2019
City Park Board Meeting Postponed 1 Week

The Plymouth Park Board meeting normally held the first Monday of each month at 5 p.m. at the Conservation Club House has been postponed. The meeting for Monday, April 1st has been postponed until Monday, April 8th at 5 p.m. in the Conservation Club House. Park Superintendent Mike Hite said with the school having...
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HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFERS FREE HELP TO QUIT TOBACCO

March 31, 2019
HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFERS FREE HELP TO QUIT TOBACCO

For the second year in a row, the Indiana Tobacco Quitline is offering tobacco users free medication to help them quit tobacco use. The nicotine replacement therapy promotion is available now and ends when supplies run out. In the last year, nearly 7,500 Hoosiers received a free two-week supply of nicotine replacement therapy through...
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Senators Young and Cortez Masto Lead Bipartisan Bill to Help Rebuild Schools and Public Buildings

March 31, 2019
Senators Young and Cortez Masto Lead Bipartisan Bill to Help Rebuild Schools and Public Buildings

Thursday, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) introduced the Public Buildings Renewal Act of 2019, which incentivizes private financing to rebuild schools and public buildings through public-private partnerships. Senators Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) also joined as cosponsors of the bipartisan legislation that aims to spur needed infrastructure improvements....
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Walorski, Kind, Meng, LaHood Introduce Bill to Lower Health Care Costs

March 31, 2019
Walorski, Kind, Meng, LaHood Introduce Bill to Lower Health Care Costs

U.S. Reps. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.), Ron Kind (D-Wis.), Grace Meng (D-N.Y.), and Darin LaHood (R-Ill.) last week introduced the bipartisan Restoring Access to Medication Act, which will improve access to care and help families afford the medications and other health care products they need. The bill will give individuals the ability to use Health Savings...
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Prosecutor’s Statement Regarding no Filing in Shoplifter Case

March 31, 2019
Prosecutor’s Statement Regarding no Filing in Shoplifter Case

The purpose of this press statement is to share the decision making process that led me to conclude that the interests of justice would not be served by the prosecution of an 86 year old individual alleged to have shoplifted. First, when a case is brought to the Prosecutor’s Office and a decision is...
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Senators Introduce Bicameral Legislation To Protect Taxpayer Dollars In Government Contracting

March 29, 2019
Senators Introduce Bicameral Legislation To Protect Taxpayer Dollars In Government Contracting

Thursday, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and David Perdue (R-Ga.), and Representatives Ted Budd (N.C.-13) and Francis Rooney (Fla.-19) announced introduction of the Fair and Open Competition Act, which would lower government construction costs by increasing competition and opportunities for contractors to bid on government work. The legislation would ensure that the federal government cannot...
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Walorski: Tax Cuts and Regulatory Reforms Are Helping Hoosiers Thrive

March 29, 2019
Walorski: Tax Cuts and Regulatory Reforms Are Helping Hoosiers Thrive

U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) Wednesday at a Ways and Means Committee hearing highlighted the economic growth, job creation, and rising wages seen by hardworking Hoosiers in the wake of historic tax cuts and regulatory reforms. “I can proudly and boldly stand here today and talk about the fact that my constituents in my...
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South Bend Cubs announce 2019 Opening Night schedule of events, first homestand of the season

March 29, 2019

Limited tickets still available for home opener SOUTH BEND, Indiana (March 29, 2019) – The South Bend Cubs are gearing up for Opening Night 2019 as they announce events leading up to the first pitch of the season’s home opener on Thursday, April 4. This season marks the first for new team manager Buddy Bailey....
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O’Reilly Auto Parts to Replace Long John Silver’s ???

March 28, 2019
O’Reilly Auto Parts to Replace Long John Silver’s ???

Next week the Plymouth Board of Zoning Appeals will consider the request of Clover Development Group for a variance for parking at 1930 North Michigan Street. The property at 1930 North Michigan Street is currently home to Long John Silver’s and owned by LV Associates LLC out of Jasper. The developer, Clover Development from...
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City Council Approves Amendment to Zoning Ordinance

March 28, 2019
City Council Approves Amendment to Zoning Ordinance

Monday evening, members of the Plymouth City Council unanimously approved an amendment to the city’s zoning ordinance pertaining to fences, walls and hedges along with demolitions and roofing projects. Plymouth’s Planning Consultant, Ralph Booker told city council members several new permits that are now required by the city are not currently listed in the...
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Head Serves on Nationwide Suicide Prevention Infrastructure Advisory Panel

March 28, 2019
Head Serves on Nationwide Suicide Prevention  Infrastructure Advisory Panel

State Senator Randy Head (R-Logansport) recently served on a nationwide advisory panel to help create recommendations on what states should include in their suicide prevention plans through the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC). The panel suggested, among other things, that states include the following in their suicide prevention plans. Designate a lead division or organization for...
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MEASLES EXPOSURE IN INDIANA

March 28, 2019
MEASLES EXPOSURE IN INDIANA

The Marshall County Health Department (MCHD) has been alerted by the Indiana Health Alert Network pertaining to a confirmed measles exposure that has been identified in Indianapolis. An individual was travelling through Indiana and later was found to be a confirmed measles case. The Indiana State Department of Health and Marion County Public Health...
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Marshall County REMC to hold its 81st Annual Membership Meeting at Plymouth Wesleyan Church

March 28, 2019
Marshall County REMC to hold its 81st Annual Membership Meeting at Plymouth Wesleyan Church

Marshall County Rural Electric Membership Corporation (REMC) will hold its 81st Annual Meeting on Tuesday, April 2 at the Plymouth Wesleyan Church.  Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for registration and the meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m.  All REMC members are encouraged to attend.  The Cooperative’s Annual Membership Meeting is the most important...
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Leadercast Live 2019 Simulcast Coming to Plymouth Hear Nine Organizational Health Experts on Friday, May 10th,

March 28, 2019
Leadercast Live 2019 Simulcast Coming to Plymouth Hear Nine Organizational Health Experts on Friday, May 10th,

The world’s largest one-day leadership event is coming to Plymouth, Indiana. Leadercast Live 2019 will bring nine organizational health experts to one stage to teach attendees the art and science of successful team building. Each year, Leadercast Live dives into leadership issues relevant to today’s leaders to provide solutions and inspiration to help attendees...
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