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Archive for July, 2019

What’s Your Opinion 7-25-19

July 25, 2019


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What’s Your Opinion (Veterans Service Officer)

July 25, 2019


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Argos coaching position available for coming school year

July 25, 2019

Argos Schools have several paid coaching positions open for the 2019-20 school year. To apply, go to www.argos.k12.in.us and under ‘Corporation’, select ‘Employment’. You’ll see an ‘Athletics/Activities’ link that shows the positions. Open for this fall are High School Cross Country. For winter are: MS cheerleading,  JV boys basketball, 5th grade boys basketball, 6th grade boys...
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Mayor Senter Presents Second Salary Ordinance for 2020, No Comments on 1st Reading

July 24, 2019
Mayor Senter Presents Second Salary Ordinance for 2020, No Comments on 1st Reading

The Plymouth City Council heard first reading of the second ordinance presented by Mayor Senter for the 2020 Salaries. Mayor Senter initially proposed a 2% across the board raise except for three positions; the Building Commissioner, Airport Manager and City Attorney.   At a previous meeting he said the building commissioner and airport manager’s salaries...
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Former Mayor of Plymouth Passes Away

July 24, 2019
Former Mayor of Plymouth Passes Away

Former Mayor of Plymouth, William “Bill” A. Satorius, 81, passed away on Wednesday, morning, July 24th at Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home in Plymouth from complications  from A.L.S. (Lou Gerigs Disease). Arrangements are pending at the Johnson Danielson Funeral Home. Photo 1: Mayor Satorius in green jacket Photo 2: Mayor Satorius in a firetruck with...
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Rules and Regulations for Oak Hill Cemetery

July 24, 2019
Rules and Regulations for Oak Hill Cemetery

Monday evening the Plymouth Common Council approved a new ordinance on second and third reading regarding rules and regulations for the Oak Hill Cemetery. Some of the general rules in Oak Hill Cemetery with the exception of the Gracelawn Section require all monuments and markers to be in one line on the front or...
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Local Police Departments Receive New RADARs & LIDARs to Help Spot Speeding Drivers

July 24, 2019
Local Police Departments Receive New RADARs & LIDARs to Help Spot Speeding Drivers

The Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI) is distributing 1,000 new RADAR and LIDAR speed-enforcement devices among 162 state and local police agencies. The units are being purchased with $1.6 million in National Highway Traffic Safety Administration funds. Dash-mounted RADAR systems may be used while patrol vehicles are moving or stopped, and can measure traffic...
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City Board of Public Works and Safety Approves “Caring Cupboards” at Fire and Police Department

July 24, 2019
City Board of Public Works and Safety Approves “Caring Cupboards” at Fire and Police Department

While the Plymouth Park Board denied the request to place “Caring Cupboards” in the city parks, during Monday evening’s Board of Public Works and Safety members approved placing the emergency food pantries in front of the Plymouth Police Department and Fire Department.  Both the Police Chief and Fire Chief were supportive of the boxes...
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County Highway Chip and Seal Program Moved to North Central Part of the County

July 24, 2019
County Highway Chip and Seal Program Moved to North Central Part of the County

As the County Highway Department completed the chip and sealing in the northwest section of the county earlier this week, they are moving to the north central part of the county. Chip and sealing will continue on Lilac Road south of 6th Road to Plymouth Goshen Trail.   They will start on Plymouth Goshen Trail at...
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SOD continues the Sprint Car Excitement at Plymouth Speedway Sat. July 2

July 24, 2019
SOD continues the Sprint Car Excitement at Plymouth Speedway Sat. July 2

On the heels of an exciting night of non-wing sprints, the sprint car excitement continues at Plymouth Speedway this week when the high speed 410 winged sprint car action of the SOD series comes to town. Sprints On Dirt will be racing on the clay at the Playground of Power with four of the...
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From the Ground Up: Benefits of 4-H

July 24, 2019
From the Ground Up: Benefits of 4-H

According to the 4-H.org website, 4-H is America’s largest youth development organization.  “Through hands-on learning, kids build not only confidence, creativity and curiosity, but also life skills such as leadership and resiliency to help them thrive today and tomorrow.” I was able to see all that confidence, curiosity and learning last week at the...
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Walorski Votes to Stand with Israel, Condemn Radical BDS Movement

July 24, 2019
Walorski Votes to Stand with Israel, Condemn Radical BDS Movement

U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) Tuesday voted to stand with Israel as a key ally of the United States and to oppose the radical Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement that seeks to delegitimize the world’s only Jewish state. “Israel is one of America’s closest friends, and we stand shoulder-to-shoulder with our vital ally...
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New Animal Experiences Coming to the 2019 Indiana State Fair

July 24, 2019
New Animal Experiences Coming to the 2019 Indiana State Fair

Show animals, performing animals, heroic animals – we’ve got them all at the 2019 Indiana State Fair! While livestock competitions continue to be a key element of the Fair, just as they have since the State Fair began in 1852, fairgoers can expect some new animal events to make their debut this year. Goat...
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Update: Toll Road Crash Involving State Trooper Claims Lives of Two Mishawaka Residents (*UPDATE)

July 24, 2019
Update: Toll Road Crash Involving State Trooper Claims Lives of Two Mishawaka Residents (*UPDATE)

The Indiana State Police are investigating a fatal vehicle crash that occurred on the Indiana Toll Rd near the 147.8mm at approximately 4:00pm, in Steuben County. The crash involved an Indiana State Police Trooper from the Toll Road Post and two Mishawaka residents. According ISP Sergeant Andy Smith, at approximately 4:00pm Trooper Jacob Bill...
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Commissioners Wait from Proposal from RQAW on Jail Addition

July 23, 2019
Commissioners Wait from Proposal from RQAW on Jail Addition

During the July 15th Marshall County Commissioners meeting, President, Kevin Overmyer said RQAW, the architects who built the current jail is putting a proposal together to build an addition on to the jail. With increasing population in the jail over the past couple years the county is looking for ways to alleviate the overcrowding...
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Fire Chief Seeks TIF Funds to Purchase New Fire Truck

July 23, 2019
Fire Chief Seeks TIF Funds to Purchase New Fire Truck

The Plymouth Fire Department needs to replace the 1993 Pierce Fire Truck Engine because it’s past it life expectancy and has major issues. During the June meeting of the Plymouth Redevelopment Commission, Fire Chief Rod Miller presented a proposal to use TIF funds to acquire the new piece of equipment. The Chief said the...
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PHJC Associate Community Donate to Heminger House

July 23, 2019
PHJC Associate Community Donate to Heminger House

On Saturday, July 13, The Center at Donaldson sponsored the Concert by the Lake event. Over 300 people enjoyed music by Classic Vinyl. The concert was free, however, the Associate Community of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ had snack items available for purchase. The Associates donated the proceeds of the snack sales to the...
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Commissioners Approve Quote Courthouse Annex Patio Work

July 23, 2019
Commissioners Approve Quote Courthouse Annex Patio Work

Last week the Marshall County Commissioners approved a quote from D.R. Masonry to do a major renovation project on the Courthouse Annex patio. Earlier in July Doug Masterson, Director of Maintenance for the county told the commissioners he has spoken with seven contractors on a project to alleviate a water issue at the courthouse. ...
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Young Votes to Permanently Reauthorize the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund

July 23, 2019
Young Votes to Permanently Reauthorize the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) Tuesday voted in support of the Never Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act (S. 546), which passed the full Senate on a 97-2 vote. This legislation permanently reauthorizes the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF), which supports 9/11 survivors and first responders who have experienced health issues...
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William Freck Arrested at Walmart for OWI, Endangering and Violation of Home Detention

July 23, 2019
William Freck Arrested at Walmart for OWI, Endangering and Violation of Home Detention

On Sunday, July 21st, about 8:15 in the evening, Plymouth Police were dispatched to Walmart for a suspected impaired driver.  Officer Derifield made contact with the driver, 31 year old William D. Freck of Plymouth.  After a brief investigation, Freck was arrested for Operating While Intoxicated above .15%, Operating While Intoxicated – Endangerment and...
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