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Tidbits from Triton Schools

December 24, 2015
Tidbits from Triton Schools

Ms. Sadie Cline from Mrs. Phenix’s class has a one of a kind Christmas Sweater. Take a closer look! Her school spirit is shining through!   Second grade students from the classrooms of Samantha Phenix, Denise Voreis, and Carly Biddle traveled to downtown Bourbon to do some holiday caroling for the townspeople.  This annual...
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6th Annual Turkey Dinner Give-Away at Country Auto

December 24, 2015
6th Annual Turkey Dinner Give-Away at Country Auto

Country Auto Center on North Michigan Street in Plymouth recently announced the winner of their 6th Annual Turkey Dinner Give-A-Way winner.  Jennifer Martin, Principal Dealer congratulated David Ulrich as this year’s winner.
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LaVanway Sentenced to 35 years in Prison for Neglect of Daughter

December 23, 2015
LaVanway Sentenced to 35 years in Prison for Neglect of Daughter

Kristi LaVanway, 24, of Plymouth, was sentenced Wednesday, December 23, in Marshall Superior Court No. 1 to 35 years imprisonment for the Level 1 felony of Neglect of a Dependent Resulting in Death.  In open court, LaVanway admitted that on September 18, 2015, she neglected her injured daughter for almost three hours before seeking...
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Blueberry Festival Selling Papa John’s Pizza Cards for 2016 Fireworks Show

December 23, 2015
Blueberry Festival Selling Papa John’s Pizza Cards for 2016 Fireworks Show

Looking for a last minute Christmas gift idea or stocking stuffer?  The Marshall County Blueberry Festival is selling Papa John’s Pizza Cards for $10 each to raise money for this 2016 50th festival fireworks show. The fundraising cards are “buy one large, get one large free.”  This card can be used over and over...
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Walorski Introduces Legislation to Require VA facilities Participate in Statewide Drug Monitoring Program

December 23, 2015
Walorski Introduces Legislation to Require VA facilities Participate in Statewide Drug Monitoring Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the wake of recent abuses by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in overprescribing medication to veterans, Representative Jackie Walorski (IN-02), a member of the House Veterans Affairs’ Committee, introduced legislation last week requiring all Veteran Administration Medical Centers (VAMCs) in Indiana and across the nation to participate in their...
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INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION RELEASES REPORT ON SCORING OF 2015 ISTEP+ BY CTB MCGRAW HILL

December 23, 2015
INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION RELEASES REPORT ON SCORING OF 2015 ISTEP+ BY CTB MCGRAW HILL

INDIANAPOLIS – Wednesday, the Indiana Department of Education closed its investigation into an anonymous allegation regarding the scoring processes of CTB McGraw-Hill.  In closing the report, the Department also released the analysis of independent assessment experts regarding the scoring process used by CTB McGraw-Hill during the 2015 ISTEP+ scoring window.  The analysis was conducted...
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Velma Butler – 88 – formerly of Plymouth

December 23, 2015
Velma Butler – 88 –  formerly of Plymouth

Click the Johnson Danielson Funeral Home at right for complete details.
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STATEWIDE Silver Alert for Knox Man – Cancelled

December 23, 2015
STATEWIDE Silver Alert for Knox Man – Cancelled

The Starke County Sheriff Department is investigating the disappearance of an adult from Knox. Knox, Edward C. Zehner is an 85 year old white male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, 155 lbs., with short grey hair and brown eyes. Zehner was last seen on December 23, at 3:00 am, EST in Knox.  He is...
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Krysti LaVanway Sentenced to 35 year for Neglect of Dependent Resulting in Death of Serenity Wilson

December 23, 2015
Krysti LaVanway Sentenced to 35 year for Neglect of Dependent Resulting in Death of Serenity Wilson

Marshall Superior Court Judge Robert Bowen sentenced Kristy LaVanway to 35 year in prison for her guilty plea to a charge of neglect of a dependent resulting in death. Judge Bowne said the aggravated factors out weighted the mitigating factors which allowed him to enhance the sentence. During the sentencing hearing on Wednesday the...
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Gov. Pence Authorizes Pay-for-performance Raises in 2016

December 23, 2015
Gov. Pence Authorizes Pay-for-performance Raises in 2016

Indianapolis – Tuesday, Governor Mike Pence sent a letter to state employees authorizing pay-for-performance raises for state employees once performance evaluations are completed in January. Employees who meet expectations will receive a 3 percent raise, those who exceed expectations will receive a 4 percent raise, and those rated outstanding will receive a 6 percent...
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