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City Council Passes Resolution Creating PRIDE ID Cards

January 27, 2020
City Council Passes Resolution Creating PRIDE ID Cards

The Plymouth City Council unanimously passed the resolution Monday evening creating the PRIDE (Plymouth Resident Identification Endorsement) ID card. Juan Constantino, Development Coordinator of La Casa de Amistad is working with the Plymouth Community School Corporation to issue the new ID cards.  While the cards will identify a local resident, it doesn’t replace a...
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County Council Hears More Info During Work Session on Jail Expansion

January 27, 2020
County Council Hears More Info During Work Session on Jail Expansion

Five members of the Marshall County Council (Judy Stone, Jim Masterson, Jack Roose, Mandy Campbell, and Jon VanVactor) meet for a special work session on Monday morning, concerning the Jail Expansion project. Last week the County Commissioners unanimously decided to slow down the process and recommended the County Council postpone the third reading of...
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Stinson Resigns as County Health Department Administrator

January 27, 2020
Stinson Resigns as County Health Department Administrator

The Marshall County Board of Health will be searching for a new administrator. Christine Stinson, the current administrator of the Marshall County Health Department has tendered her resignation effective this Friday, January 31st. Stinson told WTCA, “I have enjoyed working for Marshall County.  I will take with me only positive memories.  I am very...
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City Police Arrest Two on Meth and Heroin

January 27, 2020
City Police Arrest Two on Meth and Heroin

Two people were arrested on drug charges by Plymouth Police on Friday following a traffic stop just before 4 in the afternoon at 2225 North Michigan Street in Plymouth. Officer David Finn stopped a vehicle and the city’s K9 Castor indicated on the vehicle. After an investigation, 60 year old Richard L. Dixon Jr....
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Marshall County Named Broadband Ready Community

January 27, 2020
Marshall County Named Broadband Ready Community

The Indiana Economic Development Corporation named Marshall County a Broadband Ready Community in a Jan. 17th, 2020 letter to Kevin Overmyer, Marshall County Commissioners President. Mark Wasky, Vice President Innovation & Strategic Initiatives, Policy with IEDC said, “Becoming certified as a Broadband Ready Community sends a signal to the telecommunications industry that Marshall County has...
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MARSHALL COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION GRANT APPLICATIONS DUE FEBRUARY 3

January 27, 2020
MARSHALL COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION  GRANT APPLICATIONS DUE FEBRUARY 3

The Marshall County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the first of two 2020 Community Funds grant rounds and the Ralph C. Vonnegut Jr. Fund. Applications for the Spring 2020 grant round are due on Monday, February 3, and the application may be found on the MCCF website. These grants support specific projects...
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Miller’s Celebrates Chinese New Year – The Year of the RAT

January 27, 2020
Miller’s Celebrates Chinese New Year – The Year of the RAT

Residents at Miller’s Assisted Living and their guests celebrated Chinese New Year with a delicious plated Chinese meal on Saturday, January 25th.  The Dietary Department served Asian Glazed Chicken, Sticky Rice, Steamed Broccoli, Egg Roll with Sweet & Sour Sauce, a Homemade Almond Cookie and a Fortune Cookie. Activity Director Cindy Flagg and Volunteer...
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TEENS & YOUNG ADULTS IN INDIANA CAN NOW ENROLL IN FREE E-CIGARETTE QUIT PROGRAM

January 27, 2020
TEENS & YOUNG ADULTS IN INDIANA CAN NOW ENROLL IN FREE E-CIGARETTE QUIT PROGRAM

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH), in partnership with the Truth Initiative®, Monday announced a text message program to help Indiana teens and young adults who want to quit vaping.   The This is Quitting program was created with input from teens, college students and young adults who have attempted to or successfully quit e-cigarettes. Hoosier...
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Indiana DOR is Ready to Receive Your Tax Return

January 27, 2020
Indiana DOR is Ready to Receive Your Tax Return

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) is now accepting tax filings for the 2020 individual income tax season. Customers have from now until April 15, 2020, to file their individual income tax returns and pay any taxes owed. DOR encourages customers to take the time to ensure their individual tax returns are both accurate...
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PHS Clubs Complete Service Project

January 27, 2020
PHS Clubs Complete Service Project

The Plymouth High School National Honor Society and Key Club recently completed another successful service project. Last week, the two clubs and almost 100 PHS students worked together to create no-sew blankets for the Women’s Care Center in Plymouth. Together, they created 35 child-sized blankets that will help keep the community’s vulnerable children warm this winter.
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Girls sectional pairings

January 27, 2020
Girls sectional pairings

Girls sectional pairings INDIANAPOLIS – The opening week’s pairings were announced for the 45th Annual IHSAA Girls Basketball State Tournament presented by the Indiana Fever and Indiana Pacers. Sectional games are scheduled to begin Tuesday, Feb. 4, and run through Saturday, Feb. 8, with the regional round slated for Feb. 15 and semi-states on...
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Robert E. Paul, 87, of Plymouth

January 27, 2020
Robert E. Paul, 87, of Plymouth

Click the Johnson Danielson Funeral Home at right for complete details.
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COMMUNITY MEMBERS DANCE FOR THE NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER

January 26, 2020
COMMUNITY MEMBERS DANCE FOR THE NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER

Often touted as the event of the year, the Marshall County Dancing with the Stars fundraiser attracts nearly 400 people from around the county and beyond to witness “celebrity” friends, family, and co-workers compete on the dance floor while raising money for the Marshall County Neighborhood Center.  In its 12th year, the event has been...
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State Continues with US 31 Project Including Two Projects in Marshall County

January 26, 2020
State Continues with US 31 Project Including Two Projects in Marshall County

The state of Indiana is committed to continuing their quest to improve U.S. 31 between Indianapolis and South Bend.  The improvements are to increase safety and enhance economic development by creating a free-flow highway. In the past decade, INDOT made major upgrades to U.S. 31 across much of Hamilton County and added a new...
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Riverside and LJH Dance Marathons for Riley

January 26, 2020
Riverside and LJH Dance Marathons for Riley

Close to a dozen Plymouth High School students on the PHS Dance Marathon executive committee held a mini dance marathon at Riverside Intermediate School throughout the school day on Friday, Jan. 17th.  Each Rocket who participated paid a $20 fee that goes to raising money for the kids at Riley Hospital for Children.  More...
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2020 W.B. HAWKINS AWARD RECIPIENTS NAMED AT BI-COUNTY TOURNAMENT

January 26, 2020
2020 W.B. HAWKINS AWARD RECIPIENTS NAMED AT BI-COUNTY TOURNAMENT

At the conclusion of the 55th annual TCU Bi-County Basketball Tournament Saturday night, Teachers Credit Union announced the 2020 recipients of the W.B. Hawkins Award, named in honor of TCU’s President and CEO from 1962-87. A $1,000 scholarship went to Chase Ketterer of New Prairie High School and Whytnie Miller of Triton Junior-Senior High School. Established...
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Senator Donato: Reducing Government Debt

January 26, 2020
Senator Donato:  Reducing Government Debt

IN Senator Stacey Donato voted last week in favor of House Bill 1007, which would eliminate almost $300 million in state debt and save Hoosier taxpayers $135 million in the long run by avoiding future interest payments. HB 1007 uses money from Indiana’s reserve funds to pay cash for six construction projects at Indiana colleges....
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Rep. Jordan: Providing Flexibility for Schools, Streamlining Teacher Training

January 26, 2020
Rep. Jordan:  Providing Flexibility for Schools, Streamlining Teacher Training

The needs of young Hoosiers are constantly growing and changing, making it important for schools to have flexibility in determining which state education requirements best serve their students. That’s why Representative Jack Jordan (R-Bremen) authored legislation empowering local schools to apply for a waiver with the State Board of Education to cut through hundreds of...
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Young Commends 47th Annual March for Life

January 26, 2020
Young Commends 47th Annual March for Life

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) issued the following statement Friday regarding the 47th annual March for Life. “As hundreds of Hoosiers come to Capitol Hill to show their support for the unborn, it is clear that Hoosiers are united behind our most fundamental right – the right to life” said Senator Young. “Last year, Indiana saw just how...
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Plymouth Man Arrested For Operating While Intoxicated

January 26, 2020
Plymouth Man Arrested For Operating While Intoxicated

On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 at approximately 5:51 P.M. the Plymouth Police Department were dispatched to a possibly impaired driver in the area of North Michigan Street.  The vehicle was located in the Pizza Hut parking lot and the driver was identified as 38 year old, Timothy J. Rowe of Plymouth. After further investigation...
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