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Governor Pence Declares Period of Mourning, Directs Flags Be Flown at Halfstaff

July 21, 2015
Governor Pence Declares Period of Mourning, Directs Flags Be Flown at Halfstaff

Governor Mike Pence has declared a period of mourning in the wake of last week’s shooting in Tennessee which took the lives of four U.S. Marines and one Navy Sailor and is directing flags at state facilities statewide to be flown at half-staff beginning today, July 21. Flags should be flown at half-staff until...
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Plymouth Schools, On-site Registration Days, Wednesday and Thursday

July 21, 2015
Plymouth Schools, On-site Registration Days, Wednesday and Thursday

Andy Hartley, Assistant Superintendent for the Plymouth Community School Corporation is reminding parents and students of registration dates and important information for this school year. If parents have not completed the online registration for school, or you prefer to register in person, the Plymouth Community Schools will host One-Stop Registration for all students at...
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Houin Discusses Gage at Lake of the Woods

July 21, 2015
Houin Discusses Gage at Lake of the Woods

The regulating of the water level at Lake of the Woods has been in dispute between the lake association and area farmers for years. On Monday Marvin Houin, a farmer close to the lake appeared before the Marshall County Drainage Board to discuss the US Geological Survey gage. Currently under a court order through...
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Commissioners Updated on CASA of Marshall County

July 21, 2015
Commissioners Updated on CASA of Marshall County

The State of Indiana has more than 4,000  Children In Need of Services (CHINS) around the state, Marshall County is not seeing anyone children on a waiting list.  In fact, on Monday CASA Director Haley Kittrell said, “Our caseload went the opposite direction.”  She continued, “The first half of this year was extremely low.”...
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One Lane Traffic on State Road 23 Near Walkerton

July 20, 2015
One Lane Traffic on State Road 23 Near Walkerton

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is warning drivers of potential delays on the State Road 23 bridge over Yellow Bank Creek, between Shivley Road and Walnut Road, near Walkerton on Wednesday, July 22nd through Friday, July 24th. Crews are installing a temporary signal that will be used during a bridge rehabilitation project, set...
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PHS Junior, Alli Dennie Takes 1st In USTA Baton Twirling Championship

July 20, 2015
PHS Junior, Alli Dennie Takes 1st In USTA Baton Twirling Championship

Last week, Alicia Dennie, a Plymouth High School Junior, traveled to Beaumont, Texas to compete in the 57th USTA baton twirling championships.  Hundreds of twirlers from all over the country were in Beaumont to compete against the best in their sport. Alli did very well finishing in the top five of most of her...
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Oliver Ford Lincoln, Driven to Give Event this Saturday for Argos Athletics

July 20, 2015
Oliver Ford Lincoln, Driven to Give Event this Saturday for Argos Athletics

Oliver Ford Lincoln and the Argos Community Schools Athletic Department will host a fundraising event this Saturday, July 25th. A Lincoln Driven to Give event is scheduled from 9 a.m. until noon with participants raising $20 for each test drive in a Lincoln vehicle.  As a bonus, the first 200 people to take a second...
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Plymouth Man Airlifted Following Hawthorn Road Crash Saturday

July 20, 2015
Plymouth Man Airlifted Following Hawthorn Road Crash Saturday

Marshall County Police Officer Rob Hafke investigated a two vehicle accident Saturday that sent a Plymouth man to Memorial Hospital in South Bend via helicopter. Just after 2 p.m. 72 year old Dennis Elliot of Plymouth was traveling north on Hawthorn Road south of 12th Road in a 2007 Kawasaki Mule Truck 4×4 when...
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New Statewide Program Encourages Hoosiers to Support Locally Produces Ag Products

July 20, 2015
New Statewide Program Encourages Hoosiers to Support Locally Produces Ag Products

Developed by the Indiana State Department of Agriculture, Indiana Grown is a new statewide program encouraging Hoosiers to support locally produced agricultural products. IN State Senator Randy Head said, “The initiative enriches and preserves Indiana’s strong agricultural heritage by promoting local goods, employment opportunities and statewide economic growth, all while building sustainable communities.” The three major...
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Applications Available for Head Start through Marshall Starke

July 20, 2015
Applications Available for Head Start through Marshall Starke

Enrollment is now in progress for the next school year for Marshall Starke Head Start. Head Start is a free preschool that promotes school readiness for children three to five years of age.  The mission of the program is to enhance the development of children, to promote the family’s self-sufficiency and to prepare children...
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