Member Login

Lost your password?

Not a member yet? Sign Up!

Kathy Bottorff


Blueberry Festival Announces Theme for 50th Festival in 2016

December 17, 2015
Blueberry Festival Announces Theme for 50th Festival in 2016

With 2016 fast approaching, the Marshall County Blueberry Festival would like to announce its 50th Annual Festival theme: “Another Picnic in the Park” In 1966 Marshall County celebrated the Sesquicentennial of Indiana with a “Picnic in the Park”. From that picnic, the Marshall County Blueberry Festival was born.  In 1967 the 1st Annual Festival...
Read More »

Council & Commissioners Hear Proposal for Long Term Financial Plan

December 16, 2015
Council & Commissioners Hear Proposal for Long Term Financial Plan

A special joint meeting of the Marshall County Council and Commissioners was held Wednesday morning in the County Building.  The work session was for the purpose of future budget planning and receiving information from Umbaugh & Associates on finance planning. With declining revenues and tax caps have a significant impact on the budget and...
Read More »

Bourbon Officer Arrests Plymouth Man for Multiple Charges

December 16, 2015
Bourbon Officer Arrests Plymouth Man for Multiple Charges

Saturday morning about 3:45 Bourbon Police Officer Matt Geiger stopped a passenger car for speeding and driving left of center near the intersection of Lincoln Highway and Elm Road. The driver, Matthew Hisey of Plymouth was found to be drinking and driving.  He failed a field sobriety test and a certified breath test.  During...
Read More »

Zone Expands Offerings With New Facility

December 16, 2015
Zone Expands Offerings With New Facility

The Zone Sports Complex of Northern Indiana is extremely proud to announce The Zone has purchased 10.22 acres of land that surrounds the current main facility. The land is located directly east of the current facility and extends eastward to Pioneer Drive and just north of VanVactor Drive (just across the street from the...
Read More »

First E-Day for Plymouth Students Went Well

December 16, 2015
First E-Day for Plymouth Students Went Well

The plan that the Plymouth Schools had in place for offering instruction to students when school was cancelled on December 7 seemed to work well. Dense fog conditions that made travel dangerous led to the cancellation. The school corporation had received approval from the state to have an E-Learning day when students had to...
Read More »

Biggs Arrested by Bourbon Police

December 16, 2015
Biggs Arrested by Bourbon Police

A Plymouth man was arrested by Bourbon Police Officer Matt Geiger Sunday morning following a traffic stop on Lincoln Highway west of Gunwood Road about 4:15. Officer Geiger noticed a vehicle ahead of him on Lincoln Highway put on the breaks, then reverse lights and then all the lights on the vehicle went out. ...
Read More »

26 Arrests During Operation Pull Over

December 16, 2015
26 Arrests During Operation Pull Over

The Plymouth Police Department participated in the Operation Pull Over program from November 13th until December 6th. This program is funded by the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute. The program has officers working beyond their normal shift and focusing solely on traffic, specifically looking for impaired drivers and seat belt violations. During this program The...
Read More »

Minor Injuries in Semi Crash at US 30 & Queen Road

December 16, 2015
Minor Injuries in Semi Crash at US 30 & Queen Road

A crash between two semis Tuesday afternoon could have been tragic but fortunately only minor injuries were received by one driver and his passenger. About 1:20 Michael Mulligan of Tennessee was east bound in a 2106 Freightliner.  He was approaching the light at Queen Road and observed another semi stopped at the light.  As...
Read More »

Lavanway Sentencing for Guilty Plea of Neglect of a Dependent Scheduled for Dec. 23

December 16, 2015
Lavanway Sentencing for Guilty Plea of Neglect of a Dependent Scheduled for Dec. 23

On October 29th the mother of 2 year old Serenity Wilson, Krysti Lavanway, pleaded guilty to neglect of a dependent resulting in a death.  Sentencing for her guilty plea is scheduled December 23rd in Marshall Superior Court I. A few hours after pleading guilty, Marshall County Prosecutor Nelson Chipman charged Lavanway and her 23...
Read More »

Donnelly Welcomes Inclusion of Two-Year Suspension of Medical Device Tax in Proposed Bipartisan Tax Relief Package

December 16, 2015
Donnelly Welcomes Inclusion of Two-Year Suspension of Medical Device Tax in Proposed Bipartisan Tax Relief Package

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly welcomed the inclusion of a two-year suspension of the medical device tax in the proposed bipartisan tax relief agreement, which was released last night. Congress is expected to begin considering the tax relief package later this week. Donnelly said, “I am pleased there is bipartisan consensus to suspend...
Read More »