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Elkhart Man Arrested for Theft at Fine Rides

June 3, 2019
Elkhart Man Arrested for Theft at Fine Rides

On Saturday, June 1st, about 4:30 in the morning, Plymouth Police Officer Richey was doing business checks and pulled into Fine Rides located at 1829 West Jefferson Street. When he pulled in, he could see a Ford F150 located east of the building with both drivers’ side tires missing. I could see a tire...
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Commissioners Supportive of County-wide Septic System Study

June 3, 2019
Commissioners Supportive of County-wide Septic System Study

The Marshall County Commissioners heard Dr. Byron Holm, the County Health Officer discuss the need to conduct a countywide study to better understand the issues with septic systems and the concern of contaminating the aquifer. During Monday’s county meeting Dr. Holm said we need to better understand what exists in the county.  Having the...
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Sheriff Hassel Updates Holding Corporation Members on Jail Status

June 3, 2019
Sheriff Hassel Updates Holding Corporation Members on Jail Status

Members of the Marshall County Holding Company, Kent Borggren, John Zentz and Carol Brown, are the group that owns the County Jail and leases it to the county.  On Monday they conducted their annual meeting in the County Building. The first order of business was the election of officers.  The motion was made to...
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Splash Pad in River Park Square Temporarily Closed

June 3, 2019
Splash Pad in River Park Square Temporarily Closed

Monday evening, Park Superintendent Mike Hite told members of the Park Board that the Splash Pad in River Park Square in downtown Plymouth is currently closed for repairs. The pump has to be replaced due to people putting things in the drain that don’t belong there. The Park Department has removed all sorts of...
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Don’t Attach Items to Poles

June 3, 2019
Don’t Attach Items to Poles

Attaching signs, posters, satellite dishes and other objects to utility poles without Marshall County REMC’s consent could pose a serious threat to their linemen.  Marshall County REMC linemen have reported utility poles being used as community bulletin boards, satellite mounts and even deer stands. Attaching items to an electric utility pole is not only...
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Garrett Tharp Received IN Sheriff’s Assoc. Scholarship

June 3, 2019
Garrett Tharp Received IN Sheriff’s Assoc. Scholarship

Marshall County Sheriff Matthew Hassel, announced Monday that the Indiana Sheriff’s Association Scholarship Committee recently selected Garrett Tharp of Plymouth as one of the forty (40) $750.00 scholarships awarded to qualifying students throughout the state. Garrett Tharp is a 2018 graduate of Plymouth High School and will be attending Ancilla College this fall to...
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Senator Young: Indiana Dunes is a National Treasure

June 3, 2019
Senator Young: Indiana Dunes is a National Treasure

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) attended the official ribbon cutting for the Indiana Dunes National Park in northwest Indiana last week. Legislation led by Senator Young and Representatives Pete Visclosky (D-Ind.-1) and Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.-2) was recently signed into law to establish Indiana Dunes as the 61st National Park in the United States and the first National...
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Walorski Statement on South Bend Abortion Clinic Ruling

June 3, 2019
Walorski Statement on South Bend Abortion Clinic Ruling

U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) Monday released the following statement on a federal judge’s decision to allow an abortion clinic to open in South Bend without a license from the Indiana State Department of Health: “Every human life is precious and deserves our protection. The Indiana State Department of Health was right to deny...
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Beautiful Surroundings At Miller’s

June 3, 2019
Beautiful Surroundings At Miller’s

The Miller’s Campus is beautiful in the Spring.  Everything is green and lush and the flowers are gorgeous.  Afternoon walks are popular among the residents at Miller’s.    Jean Schicker was taking a walk on the first day of June and she decided the peonies were so beautiful she wanted her picture taken with them....
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Funeral Services Announced for Plymouth Parents Killed in Ohio Turnpike Crash on Memorial Day

June 3, 2019
Funeral Services Announced for Plymouth Parents Killed in Ohio Turnpike Crash on Memorial Day

           Simone D. (Loew) Nunez and Refugio E. Nuñez-Peña were killed in an automobile accident on Memorial Day, May 27 in Fulton County, Ohio.  They are the parents of Isabel M., Erik L and Selia E Nuñez all of Plymouth. Simone Dorothea Nuñez, 42, was born in Dettelbach, Bavaria, Germany on December...
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Coaches Corner 6-1-19 Cole Filson, CeCe Robinson, Kizer Award winners

June 3, 2019


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Plymouth School Board Meeting on Tuesday

June 2, 2019
Plymouth School Board Meeting on Tuesday

The Plymouth School Board will hold a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, June 4 at 7:00 P.M. The meetings are open to the public; however, comments from the audience are limited to agenda items only, Among other items, the board will consider selections for curriculum content adoption, K-12 textbook fees, NIESC agreement, food bids,...
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Ribbon Cutting at Autumn Trace

June 2, 2019
Ribbon Cutting at Autumn Trace

The Plymouth Chamber of Commerce and Mayor Mark Senter conducted a ribbon cutting for Autumn Trace, the new senior living community on State Road 17 just west of Plymouth Friday at noon. While the independent and assisted living facility opened about four weeks ago, the weather delayed the ribbon cutting to allow time for...
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Garden Court Permenant Supportive Housing Project Receives $1.7 Million from IHCDA

June 2, 2019
Garden Court Permenant Supportive Housing Project Receives $1.7 Million from IHCDA

The permanent supportive housing project proposed for West Jefferson Street, immediately to the west of Centier Bank received great news Friday afternoon from the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA). Garden Court, Inc., a graduate of the Indiana Supportive Housing Institute (ISHI), was awarded over $1.7 million that will go towards the new...
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Commissioner’s Meeting Monday Morning

June 2, 2019
Commissioner’s 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 a report from the County Highway Department where Jason Peters, Superintendent will open bids for the Community Crossing construction and resurfacing projects. David Stough will discuss a drainage issue...
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Plymouth Public Pool Opens

June 2, 2019
Plymouth Public Pool Opens

The Plymouth Public Swimming Pool opened on Saturday, June 1st for the 2019 season. Allie Shook, Recreation and Pool Director said the pool will be open on Monday, June 3rd from 3 to 6 and then beginning Tuesday, June 4th through July 3rd from 12 noon till 6 p.m.  The pool will be closed...
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Where in the Universe are your Ancestors?

June 2, 2019
Where in the Universe are your Ancestors?

‘Where in the Universe are your Ancestors?’ will be held on Wednesday, June 12 at 2:00 p.m. in the Children’s Room at the Culver-Union Township Public Library. Come join Indiana author Katie Andrews Potter, in pioneer costume, as she reads aloud the memoir of her ancestor. She encourages children to dive into family history...
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Governor Eric Holcomb Directs Flags To Be Flown at Half-Staff

June 2, 2019
Governor Eric Holcomb Directs Flags To Be Flown at Half-Staff

On Saturday afternoon Indiana Governor, Eric J. Holcomb directed flags across the state to be flown at half-staff to honor the victims of the tragedy in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Flags will be flown at half-staff until sunset on Tuesday, June 4. Governor Holcomb also asked businesses and residents to lower their flags to half-staff...
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Agriculture Photo Contest Now Open

June 2, 2019
Agriculture Photo Contest Now Open

The Indiana State Department of Agriculture is now accepting submissions for the 12th annual Indiana agriculture photo contest. The contest is open to Indiana residents and was created to recognize the hard work and contributions of Hoosier farmers, as well as the beauty of the state’s agricultural landscape. The winners will be invited to attend...
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Boxwood Blight Discovered at Home Depot Stores

June 1, 2019
Boxwood Blight Discovered at Home Depot Stores

 The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has been made aware of a shipment of boxwood plants at Home Depot stores that contain the boxwood blight fungus. They have originated from a nursery named Cottage Gardens in Ohio. Boxwood blight (Calonectria pseudonaviculata) is a fungal disease that infests members of the popular Buxaceae family, and...
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