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Don’t Mess with Power Lines Even if They’re Down

May 21, 2014
Don’t Mess with Power Lines Even if They’re Down

  High winds and fallen tree limbs are common reasons for downed power lines.  It is very important to know the safety hazards and proper precautions to take when approaching a downed power line.  Downed power lines can look relatively harmless, but don’t be fooled.  They likely carry an electric current strong enough to...
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Storm Damage in Plymouth

May 21, 2014
Storm Damage in Plymouth

Last night’s storms did some damage in Plymouth.  Street Superintendent Jim Marquardt said there were several tree branches down around the city but nothing too extensive.  Traveling around the city Wednesday morning WTCA saw a couple smaller ornamental trees that had blown over. At 2125 Western Avenue, the JAFCO Inc. building, formerly known as...
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Conservation Officers offer safe boating tips

May 21, 2014
Conservation Officers offer safe boating tips

As part of National Safe Boating week, this week (May 17-23), Indiana Conservation Officers are offering Indiana boaters useful tips for an enjoyable and safe summer on the water.  Conservation Officers, who will be patrolling Indiana waterways this summer, are encouraging boaters to become familiar with state boating laws and to follow these safety...
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Triton FIrst Graders Participate in 4-H Bug Project

May 21, 2014
Triton FIrst Graders Participate in 4-H Bug Project

Triton Elementary School’s first grade classes participated in a 4-H in the Classroom unit about bugs. The unit was presented by Angela Smith from the Marshall County Extension Office.   For the culminating activity, the students made posters about bugs.  Some of the posters will be on display at the Marshall County 4-H Fair...
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LJH girls track

May 21, 2014

Lincoln Junior High hosted the annual NELMSC track meet on Saturday, May 17th at Plymouth High School. The 8th grade girls tied for 5th place with Huntington Crestview in the meet with 39 points .  Final standings are as follows: 1st place Edgewood­ 103, 2nd Wawasee­100, 3rd Lakeview­ 79, 4th Indian Springs­ 42, 7th Huntington Riverview­ 36 and 8th­ Whitko­ 25. Placing for Lincoln: Ally Doan: 3rd­ Hurdles, 4th­ 100m Dash, 7th­ 200m Dash, and 4th­ 4×100 Relay Kenzie Quissell: 3rd­ High Jump, 4th­ 400m Dash, 4th­ 4×100 Relay, and 5th­ 4×400 Relay Lexi Ramirez: 5th­ 4×400 Relay, 7th­ 1600, and 7th­ 800 Kristen Brown: 5th­ 4×400 Relay, 8th­ 1600, and 8th­ 800 Rachel Dodson: 4th­ 4×100 Relay and 5th­ 4×400 Relay Shayla Noble: 4th­ 4×100 Relay The 7th grade girls placed 2nd in the meet with 82 points.  Final standings are as follows: 1st place Wawasee­ 129, 3rd Indian Springs­ 79.50, 4th Lakeview­ 48.50, 5th Huntington Riverview 41, 6th­ Edgewood 34, 7th Whitko­ 29 and 8th Huntington Crestview­ 24. Placing for Lincoln: Mercedes Bastardo: Conference Champion in the 100m Dash­ (14.10), 3rd­ 4×100 Relay, 5th­ 4×400 Relay, and 6th 200m Dash. Kacee Peters: Conference Champion in the 100m Hurdles (17.27), 3rd­ 4×100 Relay, and 5th­ 200m Dash Kaitlyn Carothers: Conference Champion in the 800m (2:34.71), 2nd­ 1600, 3rd­ 4×100 Relay, and 5th­ 4×400 Relay Cece Robinson: Conference Champion in Shot Put (27’ 4.75”), and 4th­ Discus Madison Smith: 2nd­ Long Jump, 3rd­ 4×100 Relay, and 7th­ 400m Dash Halle Reichard: 5th­ 4×400 Relay and 7th­ Long Jump Lindsey Stiles: 5th­ 4×400 Relay
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Scoreboard 5-21-14

May 21, 2014

BASEBALL Plymouth 9, Goshen 2 Bremen 16, New Prairie 4 SOFTBALL Bremen 2, New Prairie 1   Munster 5, Plymouth 0 at Plymouth Singles:  1. Nikki Heiniger beat Erin Hunter 6-0, 6-0  2. Jessica Rooth beat Kirstin Riise 6-0, 6-0  3. Kaylynn Gruber beat Jessica Stillson 6-1, 6-1 Doubles:  1. Melissa Tepperman-Kasey Kulesa beat...
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Tennis third in NLC

May 21, 2014

Team standings: Elkhart Memorial 40, Northridge 38, Concord 33, Plymouth 32, NorthWood 28, Warsaw 28, Goshen 22, Wawasee 0. Round robin standings: Memorial 7-0, Northridge 5-2, Plymouth 5-2, Goshen 4-3, Concord 3-4, NorthWood 2-5, Warsaw 2-5, Wawasee 0-7. Overall final standings (tourney and round robin): Memorial 16, Northridge 13.5, Plymouth 11.5, Concord 10, Goshen...
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Golfers take win over Wawasee

May 21, 2014

The weather at McCormick Creek was by far the hottest of the spring season.  Equally hot was the scoring!  Northwood on their home course fired a 146, 3 shots off their school record to beat the Pilgrim Varsity (153) their best 9 hole round of the season.  153 is also the best 9 hole...
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April 2014 Indiana Employment Report

May 21, 2014
April 2014 Indiana Employment Report

Indiana’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate decreased 0.2 percent to 5.7 percent in April. Last month marked the ninth in a row of unemployment rate declines in the Hoosier State. Indiana’s unemployment rate has decreased by 2.1 percent over the past year and has remained below the national rate for the past four months.   The...
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Hopkins Held on $3,000 Cash Bond

May 20, 2014
Hopkins Held on $3,000 Cash Bond

Monday afternoon Plymouth Police Officer Ray West was dispatched to the Marshall County Court House after court security called in reference to a male subject they had detained with an active warrant.  26 year old Richard J. Hopkins of Plymouth was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Marshall County Jail.  Hopkins...
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