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Archive for April, 2019

Community Corrections has 119 Clients

April 25, 2019
Community Corrections has 119 Clients

Thursday afternoon members of the Marshall County Community Correction Advisory Board met in the Court House.  Three new members were introduced; Plymouth Community School Corporation Superintendent Andy Hartley will fulfill the term for the education administrator position that was held by LaVille AD Will Hostrawser who resigned.  David Hinderlider, the plant manager of ITAMCO...
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Health Careers Students Compete in Annual HOSA State Leadership Conference

April 25, 2019
Health Careers Students Compete in Annual HOSA State Leadership Conference

Health Careers students, former instructor/current HOSA advisor Jona Cartwright, BSN, RN and current instructor Tyler Scutchfield, BSN, RN competed in Indianapolis at Indiana HOSA-Future Health Professionals conference April 16-18. HOSA, a student lead organization allows middle, high school, and college students the opportunity to compete in health-related events, for the opportunity to earn scholarships...
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Plymouth Common Council Approves Compliance Forms for Tax Abatements

April 25, 2019
Plymouth Common Council Approves Compliance Forms for Tax Abatements

Two more companies who have Tax Abatements from the City of Plymouth submitted their CF-1 Compliance Forms for acceptance. Monday evening the Common Council approved the compliance forms for American Container’s 2014 real and personal property tax abatements and their 2017 real and personal property tax abatements.  Also approved was the 2016 real property...
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City Street Department Has New Bucket Truck

April 25, 2019
City Street Department Has New Bucket Truck

Plymouth Street Superintendent Jim Marquardt told the Board of Public Works and Safety that the truck they use to trim trees has been taken out of commission. Marquardt said they took the truck to Bourbon to have the boom certified but the inspector said he couldn’t pass it because of its age.  The boom...
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Red Cross Urges Blood Donations to Help Trauma Patients

April 25, 2019
Red Cross Urges Blood Donations to Help Trauma Patients

There’s no way to predict when or where an accident will happen. That’s why the American Red Cross needs donors to give blood during Trauma Awareness Month this May and throughout the year to help ensure that trauma centers are prepared the moment an injured patient arrives. In December 2017, Jeff Gosliga was rushed...
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Head: Legislation to Allow Hemp Production in Indiana Moves to Governor

April 25, 2019
Head: Legislation to Allow Hemp Production in Indiana Moves to Governor

A bill authored by State Senator Randy Head (R-Logansport) that would allow for hemp production in Indiana Wednesday passed the Senate and House of Representatives. Senate Enrolled Act 516 would allow those who obtain a license from the state seed commissioner to grow and handle hemp in Indiana. SEA 516 would also establish the Indiana...
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Area Lawmakers: State Budget Supports Northern Indiana’s South Shore Line

April 25, 2019
Area Lawmakers: State Budget Supports Northern Indiana’s South Shore Line

State Senators Ryan Mishler (R-Bremen), Mike Bohacek (R-Michiana Shores), Ed Charbonneau (R-Valparaiso), Rick Niemeyer (R-Lowell) and Linda Rogers (R-Granger) Wednesday announced their strong support of the state budget’s inclusion of funding to complete the South Shore Line’s proposed West Lake extension and double tracking projects. The South Shore Line is an electric commuter train...
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County Sheriff’s Drug Take Back Saturday at Walgreens

April 25, 2019
County Sheriff’s Drug Take Back Saturday at Walgreens

          Marshall County Sheriff’s Department will be participating in the DEA National Drug Take Back this Saturday April 27 from 10:00am until 2:00pm. Residence will be able to drop off their expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs to the  Marshall County Sheriff Officer’s in the parking lot of Walgreens Drug Store 2014 North Michigan...
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AG Hill Successfully Defends DNR’s Right to Hold Controlled Deer Hunts at State Parks

April 25, 2019
AG Hill Successfully Defends DNR’s Right to Hold Controlled Deer Hunts at State Parks

In a legal victory for Attorney General Curtis Hill and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the Indiana Court of Appeals on Tuesday affirmed DNR’s authority to hold controlled deer hunts at state parks. DNR has held controlled deer hunts at parks and other public lands for years to manage overpopulated deer herds,...
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Miller’s Residents Celebrate Easter Weekend

April 25, 2019
Miller’s Residents Celebrate Easter Weekend

Residents of Miller’s Assisted Living began their Easterweekend celebration on Good Friday with Peter’s Song which has become and annual tradition.  Peter’s Song is a one man musical by Rev. Glen Mitchell in which he portrays the Disciple Peter during his encounters with Christ from being chosen as a disciple through the death, burial...
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Board of Public Works & Safety Approves Requests

April 24, 2019
Board of Public Works & Safety Approves Requests

The Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety took action on several requests during their meeting Monday evening. John Montgomery from the Mobil Gas Cars and Coffee event in Plymouth was granted permission to have Beerenbrook Street closed one block in each direction from Jefferson Street for monthly car shows.  The car shows will...
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Lowe Arrested by Plymouth Police for OWI Endangering and Possession of a Controlled Substance

April 24, 2019
Lowe Arrested by Plymouth Police for OWI Endangering and Possession of a Controlled Substance

Officer Krynock with the Plymouth Police Department conducted a traffic stop Tuesday afternoon just before 5 at Plum and Adams Streets.  The stop was for an infraction on a vehicle being driven by Serena Lowe of Menominee Drive in Plymouth. Lowe was found to be in possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance and...
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City of Plymouth Performing Arts Community Event Center Public Hearing Notice

April 24, 2019
City of Plymouth Performing Arts Community Event Center Public Hearing Notice

On or about May 3, the City of Plymouth, on behalf of the REES Theatre, Inc., intends to apply to the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs for a grant from the State Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public Facilities Program. This program is funded by Title I of the federal Housing and...
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From the Ground Up: Private Well Water Screening

April 24, 2019
From the Ground Up: Private Well Water Screening

According to the Indiana State Department of Health brochure, private well water is unregulated by both IDEM and the EPA.  Well owners are responsible for their own safety when drinking from a private well. Since many pollutants are colorless and odorless, the only way to know the quality of your drinking water is to...
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Pilgrims lose marathon to Wawasee

April 24, 2019
Pilgrims lose marathon to Wawasee

PLYMOUTH – It started on time but it was a game that didn’t want to end as Plymouth fell in a 10 inning marathon affair with Wawasee at Bill Nixon Field by a final of 8-5. It was a see-saw affair for both teams in all facets of the game as there were great...
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Mayor’s Intern, Katlyn Carroll Recognized for Service

April 24, 2019
Mayor’s Intern, Katlyn Carroll Recognized for Service

onday evening, Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter recognized the college intern who has been working with the city for eight months. Katlyn Carroll will graduate from IUSB with a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work this spring and spent time in the mayor’s office assisting with a number of items including adding numerous notable...
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Overmyer Arrested for OWI

April 24, 2019
Overmyer Arrested for OWI

A traffic stop last Friday night ended with an Argos man being arrested and booked into the Marshall County Jail. About 10:30 Officer Krynock stopped a vehicle at Jefferson and Michigan Streets for a traffic infraction.  During the traffic stop it was discovered that 26 year old Braden Overmyer was operating the vehicle while...
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Commissioners Appoint Greer as Maintenance Supervisor at the Jail

April 24, 2019
Commissioners Appoint Greer as Maintenance Supervisor at the Jail

The Marshall County Commissioners conducted a special meeting Wednesday morning with the only order of business being the appointment of a new Maintenance Supervisor for the Building and Grounds Jail position. The Commissioners convened for an executive session at 7:30 a.m. to consider applications for the maintenance position at the jail and then during...
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Maples Arrested for Probation Violation

April 24, 2019
Maples Arrested for Probation Violation

31 year old, Toni D. Maples of South Bend failed a drug screening at the Marshall County Probation Department on Monday afternoon which resulted in a probation violation.  She also had an active warrant in St. Joseph County. Plymouth Police Officer David Finn took Toni Maples into custody at the Probation Department and transported...
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AG Curtis Hill continues to seek U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Indiana law requiring fetal ultrasounds

April 24, 2019
AG Curtis Hill continues to seek U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Indiana law requiring fetal ultrasounds

Attorney General Curtis Hill continues to argue that the U.S. Supreme Court should overturn a lower court’s ruling invalidating an Indiana law requiring fetal ultrasounds at least 18 hours prior to abortions. In July of 2018, a panel from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed a district court’s injunction against the...
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