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Ancilla College at the State House

February 13, 2020
Ancilla College at the State House

As a member of the Independent Colleges of Indiana, Ancilla College Admissions and Outreach Manager, Jerry Kisela and AncillaWorks Coordinator Jean Wolfe, recently attended ICI day at the Indiana State House.  Independent Colleges of Indiana is the collective voice for excellence and choice in higher education for all students. As a non-profit association, ICI represents Indiana’s 30...
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Elkhart Man Charged With Three Counts Of Neglect to Dogs

February 13, 2020
Elkhart Man Charged With Three Counts Of Neglect to Dogs

On Tuesday, February 11th at approximately 9:35 P.M. Plymouth Police Officer Krynock initiated a traffic stop on 20 year old, Kiegan D. Willis of Elkhart for a traffic infraction. During the course of the investigation of the traffic stop it was found that Willis had an active warrant through Marshall County for three counts...
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Greg Hildebrand, Project Mgr. with MCEDC Discusses 2019 Successes with Bourbon Town Board

February 13, 2020
Greg Hildebrand, Project Mgr. with MCEDC Discusses 2019 Successes with Bourbon Town Board

Greg Hildebrand, project manager with the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation shared some of the highlights of their successes in 2019 and plans for the future. According to Hildebrand, there were about 500 new jobs created in the county as the result of about $151 million in capital investment made in new and expanding...
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Online Complaints of PRIDE ID Card Receive Comments from Mayor Senter

February 13, 2020
Online Complaints of PRIDE ID Card Receive Comments from Mayor Senter

Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter took a few minutes during the “Privilege of the Floor” portion of the Common Council meeting Monday to address the comments on social media concerning the PRIDE ID Cards. Senter said, “Our ID program that was passed two weeks ago took a bashing on social media.  All I have to...
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Bourbon to Fund New Water Meters the IN Bond Bank

February 13, 2020
Bourbon to Fund New Water Meters the IN Bond Bank

The Bourbon Town Council is moving ahead with the purchase and installation of new water meters. Steve Stacy, Superintendent of Water/Wastewater, had explained the problems they have been experiencing with the current meters and the need for purchasing new meters over the past several months; however, the project was on hold as the town...
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Senator Mishler Welcomes Local Students to Statehouse

February 13, 2020
Senator Mishler Welcomes Local Students to Statehouse

 State Senator Ryan Mishler (R-Bremen) welcomed St. Michael Catholic School student Ryan Gadziola from Plymouth to the Statehouse who served as Senate pages in January. Pages spend a day at the Statehouse touring the historic building, observing debates from the Senate floor and interacting with their state senator. Students in grades six through 12...
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Walorski Supports Bipartisan Protections from Surprise Medical Bills

February 13, 2020
Walorski Supports Bipartisan Protections from Surprise Medical Bills

U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) Wednesday supported committee approval of the Consumer Protections Against Surprise Medical Bills Act (H.R. 5826), bipartisan legislation to protect patients from facing unexpected health care bills from out-of-network providers. “Too many Hoosier and American families have been hit with these unexpected costly medical bills in some of their most stressful times...
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Young and Kaine Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Support Access to Career Training

February 13, 2020
Young and Kaine Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Support Access to Career Training

Tuesday, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Tim Kaine (D-Va.) introduced a bipartisan bill, the Assisting Community Colleges in Educating Skilled Students (ACCESS) to Careers Act, to provide resources to states and community colleges in order to address the evolving demands of the labor market. The bill aims to boost student success and career readiness...
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Indiana students to get free FAFSA filing help at College Goal Sunday

February 13, 2020
Indiana students to get free FAFSA filing help at College Goal Sunday

Financial aid professionals will be volunteering at 37 sites in Indiana to help college-bound students and their families open the door to financial aid during College Goal Sunday. The event is set for 2 p.m. (local time), February 23rd, 2020.  Plymouth High School will be a location in Marshall County. The free program assists...
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Edna Mildred “Mid” Grolich, 94, of Plymouth

February 13, 2020
Edna Mildred “Mid” Grolich, 94, of Plymouth

Click the Deaton-Clemons Van Gilder Funeral Home at right for complete details.
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Walorski Leads House in Moment of Silence for Unborn Children Laid to Rest in Indiana

February 13, 2020
Walorski Leads House in Moment of Silence for Unborn Children Laid to Rest in Indiana

 U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) today led the House of Representatives in a moment of silence for the 2,411 unborn children whose remains were buried yesterday in a dignified ceremony after being stored for nearly two decades on the property of Indiana abortionist Ulrich Klopfer. “Such callous disregard for human life should shake us...
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More than $120 Million Going to Local Communities for Infrastructure Improvements, Marshall County Receives $2.25 Million

February 12, 2020
More than $120 Million Going to Local Communities for Infrastructure Improvements, Marshall County Receives $2.25 Million

The Indiana Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that $120.8 million in federal transportation funding is being awarded to 52 cities, towns, and counties in rural portions of Indiana to invest in local road and bridge improvements and sidewalk projects. “Indiana is making unprecedented investments in infrastructure,” Governor Eric J. Holcomb said. “Our partnership with...
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Bourbon Town Council Recognizes Two Reserve Officers at Town Meeting

February 12, 2020
Bourbon Town Council Recognizes Two Reserve Officers at Town Meeting

The Bourbon Town Council recognized two Bourbon Police Department Reserve Officers at their February 11 meeting. Both Nick Spangle and Raymond Gleason were presented certificates of appreciation from Council President Ward Byers. Police Chief William Martin had acknowledged the contributions of both Spangle and Gleason in comments included in the certificates.  In Martin’s absence...
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PIT Count Results for Marshall County

February 12, 2020
PIT Count Results for Marshall County

The 2020 Marshall County Point in Time Count was conducted at eight locations on January 23rd.  Committee Chairman, Angie Rupchock-Schafer told WTCA there were a total of 22 participants. While this year the committee was able to have PIT Count locations in all of the major communities in the county, all of the participants...
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Delays for Thursday

February 12, 2020
Delays for Thursday

Plymouth Community School Corporation – 2 Hour Delay St. Michael Catholic School – 2 Hour Delay Argos Community Schools – 2 Hour Delay Culver Community Schools – 2 Hour Delay Grace Baptist Christian School – 2 Hour Delay Triton School Corporation – 2 Hour Delay Union North United – 2 Hour Delay HIS Small...
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Bourbon Town Council Proposes New Rates for Matchette Center Rentals

February 12, 2020
Bourbon Town Council Proposes New Rates for Matchette Center Rentals

During the January meeting of the Bourbon Town Council the need for increasing fees for the use of the Matchette Center was discussed. The proposed increases were then published as required.  During the February meeting on Tuesday, Dena Wattenbarger who oversees the daily activities of the Center shared her concerns that the proposed fees...
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LJH Cheerleaders Host Fundraiser for Jaisyn Reese at Ponderosa on Thursday

February 12, 2020
LJH Cheerleaders Host Fundraiser for Jaisyn Reese at Ponderosa on Thursday

On Thursday, February 13th, the Lincoln Junior High School cheerleaders will be hosting a benefit fundraiser for Jaisyn Reese, a 7th grade student who has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. On January 16, the Reese family was devastated with the news that their 13 year old son had an inoperable tumor on the...
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AG Hill Sues Nonprofit Accused of Abusing Animals

February 12, 2020
AG Hill Sues Nonprofit Accused of Abusing Animals

Following a months-long investigation, Attorney General Curtis Hill this week took legal action against a Charlestown-based nonprofit organization called Wildlife in Need (WIN) that claims to rescue and rehabilitate wildlife before returning animals to their native habitats. In reality, Attorney General Hill alleges, under WIN director Timothy Stark’s guidance, the nonprofit organization has a...
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Young Applauds Double Track Northwest Indiana Project Advancement

February 12, 2020
Young Applauds Double Track Northwest Indiana Project Advancement

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) applauds the announcement that the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD) is eligible to begin the design and engineering phase of the Double Track Northwest Indiana Project after receiving approval to enter the second stage of the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Capital Investment Grant (CIG) Program. “The FTA’s approval...
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IBA announces gubernatorial endorsement for Governor Eric Holcomb

February 12, 2020
IBA announces gubernatorial  endorsement for Governor Eric Holcomb

The Indiana Builders Association (IBA) was joined by Governor Eric Holcomb at their February board meeting to announce IBA’s commitment to endorsing the Governor in his 2020 re-election bid. “It is critical that the home building industry support candidates for public office that understand the important role housing plays in Indiana’s overall economy,” said...
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