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Periodic Brief Closures Friday, Lane Restrictions Monday and Tuesday on 31

April 3, 2014
Periodic Brief Closures Friday, Lane Restrictions Monday and Tuesday on 31

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces restrictions coming to U.S. 31, between Johnson Road and Ireland Road in South Bend. On Friday, April 4th drivers will experience periodic 15 minute complete closures of U.S. 31, between Johnson Road and the U.S. 20 Bypass between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m....
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Cathryn Ellison of Plymouth Killed in Single Vehicle Crash

April 3, 2014
Cathryn Ellison of Plymouth Killed in Single Vehicle Crash

04/04/14  On Monday, March 31st the Starke County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to investigate a vehicle that was in a ditch in the area of 300 North just west of 1100 East. During the investigation it was discovered that the driver, 24 year old Cathryn Ellison of Plymouth was ejected and under the vehicle. ...
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WALORSKI APPLAUDS COMMITTEE PASSAGE OF HOUSE BUDGET PROPOSAL

April 3, 2014
WALORSKI APPLAUDS COMMITTEE PASSAGE OF HOUSE BUDGET PROPOSAL

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) released the following statement after the House Budget Resolution for Fiscal Year 2015 was passed by the House Budget Committee today:   “As a member of the House Budget Committee, I want to thank my colleagues for their hard work in creating a budget that will balance...
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Holzwart Named Executive Director of Chamber

April 3, 2014
Holzwart Named Executive Director of Chamber

The Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is pleased to announce Connie Holzwart as their new Executive Director. Connie, has volunteered and been a board member on various non- profit organizations in the Plymouth community.   She served on the Board of Directors for Rebuilding Together in Marshall County and currently serves as...
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Vaca Arrested of Operator Never Licensed

April 2, 2014
Vaca Arrested of Operator Never Licensed

04/03/14  On Tuesday, April 1st Plymouth Police Officer Ben McIntyre conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle observed speeding in Centennial Park.  After a brief investigation it was learned that 18 year old Brandon A. Vaca of Plymouth was operating a vehicle without ever receiving a license.   He was taken into custody and transported...
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American Containers Continues with Expansion Plans

April 2, 2014
American Containers Continues with Expansion Plans

American Containers, Inc., which has its corporate headquarters and primary manufacturing facility in Plymouth, is moving forward with their expansion plans as initially announced last November. As a part of the expansion, the company is purchasing approximately $3 million in new manufacturing equipment, and constructing a 39,000 sq. ft. building addition.  The addition will...
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‘Mill and fill’ project bids

April 2, 2014
‘Mill and fill’ project bids

PLYMOUTH – The Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety opened bids for upcoming “mill and fill” projects around the city in the regular meeting this week. The city undertakes yearly projects to repair streets around Plymouth and this year five companies put in bids to do the work. Bids were received by; -E&B...
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County Coroner Investigates 2 Suicides on Wednesday

April 2, 2014
County Coroner Investigates 2 Suicides on Wednesday

04/03/14 The Marshall County Coroner’s Office Wednesday investigated two separate incidents where individuals had taken their own life. Marshall County Coroner Bill Cleavenger was called to a Bourbon residence early Wednesday morning where 65 year old Susan A. Craig was found in a vehicle in her garage with the motor running. Cleavenger said that...
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February Unemployment Numbers

April 2, 2014
February Unemployment Numbers

04/03/14 Indiana’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in the Hoosier State continued its significant downward trend in February. The rate stands at 6.1 percent down from an initially reported 6.4 percent in January. The number of unemployed Hoosiers is less than 200,000 for the first time since August of 2008. The employment rate has been...
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Plymouth High School Music Department Receives National Merit Award

April 2, 2014
Plymouth High School Music Department Receives National Merit Award

The NAMM Foundation awards school music education programs with the announcement of 2014’s Best Communities for Music Education (BCME).  This year, the NAMM Foundation designated 376 districts as “Best Communities for Music Education” and 96 individual schools as “Support Music Merit Award” winners.  These districts and schools set the bar in offering students access...
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