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Illinois Man Injured in Boating Accident

August 13, 2015
Illinois Man Injured in Boating Accident

1st Sergeant Neal Wallace with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department was on routine lake patrol at Lake Maxinkuckee Wednesday evening.  He was in the northeast waters of Lake Max and was approached by a boat sounding its horn.  The operator of the board requested help for an injured passenger with a laceration. Officer Wallace...
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Fall Sport Picture Night at PHS

August 13, 2015
Fall Sport Picture Night at PHS

The 2015 Fall Sports Night took place in the Plymouth High School auditorium Tuesday evening. PHS Athletic Director Roy Benge spoke to student athletes about true sportsmanship and the importance of parents supporting their child. Head athletic coaches from all of our fall sports got to recognize their staff and senior athletes. Afterwards, all...
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Downtown Revitalization Committee Lists Concerns on Proposed Apartment Development

August 13, 2015
Downtown Revitalization Committee Lists Concerns on Proposed Apartment Development

Members of the Mayor’s Downtown Revitalization Committee have some questions on the proposed 4-story 48 unit apartment building a developer is proposing in the South Gateway.  During Monday’s Board of Public Works and Safety meeting Mayor Senter and City Attorney Sean Surrisi explained the plan that the NRP Group would like to build in...
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County Council Approves Waiving 10% Wage Reduction for Transfer Employees

August 13, 2015
County Council Approves Waiving 10% Wage Reduction for Transfer Employees

This week members of the Marshall County Council approved waiving the 10% salary reduction during the 90 day probationary period for two employees who were just changing from one department to another. Laurie Baker from the Highway Department asked to have the pay reduction waived retroactively for an employee who was transferring from the...
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Bourbon Man Arrested for Possession of Narcotics

August 12, 2015
Bourbon Man Arrested for Possession of Narcotics

On Sunday, August 9th, at approximately 12:30 PM, officers with the Marshall County Sheriff`s Department, Bremen Police Department and Walkerton Police Department were called to the 800 block of 6th Road in reference to a 23 year old, David R. Hochstetler, being in possession of heroin and currently suffering withdraw from it. Officers arrived...
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Learn About Ulysses S. Grant at this month’s Brown Bag Lunch

August 12, 2015
Learn About Ulysses S. Grant at this month’s Brown Bag Lunch

Bring your sack lunch and a friend to the Marshall County Museum for the next Brown Bag Lunch this Friday, August 14, from 12-1. This month’s Brown Bag Lunch series features local author from Argos, Joe Krom.  He will be presenting information that he gathered when writing his novel, “Ulysses S. Grant:  Youth to Uniform.” Krom’s novel, based...
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Honey of a Deal at Plymouth Farmers’ Market

August 12, 2015
Honey of a Deal at Plymouth Farmers’ Market

Celebrate Honey Bee Day at the Plymouth Farmers Market this Saturday with Sherry and Stephen Neff of Freedom Hill Farms. Come to the Market with a bee costume and win a jar of their award-winning honey! Beekeeping equipment will be on display to learn more and also a photo op as an apiarist. Music starts at...
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State’s Request for Secretarial Disaster Declaration Approved in 53 Counties

August 12, 2015
State’s Request for Secretarial Disaster Declaration Approved in 53 Counties

Indianapolis – Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture approved a secretarial disaster declaration for 53 of Indiana’s 92 counties as requested by Governor Mike Pence, Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann, and Indiana Farm Service Agency Executive Director Julia A. Wickard in a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack in late July. The request came...
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Friday Checkpoint Yielded Two Arrests

August 12, 2015
Friday Checkpoint Yielded Two Arrests

Marshall County Prosecuting Attorney Nelson Chipman, along with Patrolman Troy Ulch of the Culver Police Department, and head of the Marshall County DUI Task Force, announced (today-Wednesday) the results of the Sobriety Checkpoint conducted on Friday, July 31, 2015.  The checkpoint was conducted in the southbound lane on North Oak Road in Plymouth and...
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Starke County First Responders Trained to Medicate for Drug Rescue Measures

August 12, 2015
Starke County First Responders Trained to Medicate for Drug Rescue Measures

Last week Starke County Law Enforcement Officers, EMT’s and firefighters attended training to administer Naloxone/Narcan at the Starke County Justice Center. Drug overdose has become the leading cause of accidental death in the Indiana. Opioids are the most commonly abused prescription drugs and our heroin problem in Starke County has reached epidemic proportions. The...
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