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PHS to Alter Oct. 14th Schedule for PSAT

October 8, 2015
PHS to Alter Oct. 14th Schedule for PSAT

Plymouth High School Principal, Jim Condon, received unanimous approval from the Plymouth School Board to alter the October 14 schedule for high school students. Condon presented the proposed schedule change to Board members this week. He indicated that the proposed changes had been given out to parents so they could make appropriate arrangements, but...
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Safety Blitz: Indiana State Police and INDOT Warn Drivers to “Move Over

October 8, 2015

In an effort to keep Indiana roadways safer, the Indiana State Police and The Indiana Department of Transportation are raising awareness for the state’s “Move Over Law,” which requires motorists to approach cautiously, slow down, and move over when an emergency vehicle is stopped on a roadway with emergency lights flashing.  To get the word...
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Marshall County Community Foundation Awards $73,327 in Grants

October 8, 2015
Marshall County Community Foundation Awards $73,327 in Grants

The Marshall County Community Foundation (MCCF) announced the second round of 2015 grants from the Foundation’s Community Fund during an awards presentation held Wednesday, October 7, in Plymouth. Twice each year, nonprofit organizations are invited to submit proposals for new, innovative and collaborative projects. Members of the community serving on the MCCF Grants Committee...
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Triton Schools Seeking Donations for Plaque to Honor Kenny Klotz

October 8, 2015
Triton Schools Seeking Donations for Plaque to Honor Kenny Klotz

Throughout the month of October, Triton School Corporation is collecting donations from the community to fund a dedication plaque in memory of Kenny Klotz and his 23 plus years of service to the Triton School Community. Kenny passed away after a day at work on November 7, 2014.  He loved the school and more...
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ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES SPEAKS AT PLYMOUTH LIONS CLUB

October 8, 2015
ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES SPEAKS AT PLYMOUTH LIONS CLUB

Special investigator of the Adult Protective Services serving Elkhart, Kosciusko, Marshall and St. Joseph counties, Michelle Livinghouse discussed Indiana’s Adult Protective Services at the last meeting of the Plymouth Lions Club.  Indiana legislature adopted Adult Protective Services in 1985 and was originally governed & funded by the Indiana Prosecuting Attorney Council.  Today it is...
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Judge awards Knox couple $31M over false accusation

October 8, 2015
Judge awards Knox couple $31M over false accusation

A federal jury has awarded more than $31 million to a Knox couple who sued the state after being wrongfully accused of causing their daughter’s death. Roman and Lynnette Finnegan of Knox won the verdict this week followed a three-week trial in U.S. District Court in Hammond, one of their attorneys, Richard Waples, told The...
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Two Arrested for Meth Following Traffic Stop

October 8, 2015
Two Arrested for Meth Following Traffic Stop

A traffic stop Tuesday afternoon at Oak Drive and Jefferson Street resulted in the arrest of two Plymouth individuals. Plymouth Police Officer John Weir initiated a traffic stop just after 2 Tuesday afternoon on a vehicle where the driver was known to him as not having a valid driver’s license.  Officer Weir walked his...
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80 Unit Apartment Complex Receives Special Use Variance for 700 W. Jefferson St.

October 8, 2015
80 Unit Apartment Complex Receives Special Use Variance for 700 W. Jefferson St.

Tuesday evening the Plymouth Board of Zoning Appeals approved a variance of use that will allow the NPR Group to apply for a grant to develop a four building, 80 unit multi-family development at the former site of Norwayne Lumber at 700 West Jefferson Street. The site is currently made up of four individual...
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Plymouth School Board Approves Master Contract

October 7, 2015
Plymouth School Board Approves Master Contract

Both the Plymouth Community School Corporation and the Plymouth Education Association  feel negotiations leading to the ratification of a master contract were fair; however it may take some time before teachers know if or how much of a stipend they might receive. The contract that is in force from July 1, 2015 to July...
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Starke County Police Arrest 2 at Fingerhut Bakery Parking Lot

October 7, 2015
Starke County Police Arrest 2 at Fingerhut Bakery Parking Lot

On Tuesday, October 6th Starke County officers responded to the area of the Fingerhut Bakery on Bass Lake on County Road 210 for a complaint of illegal drugs. Officers were flagged down by subjects sitting around a vehicle in the parking lot.  As officers spoke to a female she appeared to be under the...
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