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ISP Offers Young People an Up Close Look at Law Enforcement Camp at Notre Dame

June 5, 2014
ISP Offers Young People an Up Close Look at Law Enforcement Camp at Notre Dame

Most television viewers have seen at least part of a CSI or Law and Order episode. These shows seemed to have spurred a new interest in law enforcement and forensics. Now the Indiana State Police is giving young people an up close look at law enforcement through its youth camps program. Respect for Law...
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Menominee Elementary Title I Event – Literacy Luau

June 5, 2014
Menominee Elementary Title I Event – Literacy Luau

On Tuesday, June 3rd, Menominee Elementary School in Plymouth held its spring Title 1 event, titled “Literacy Luau”.   Students were able to participate in several literacy themed activities, including participating in a Read-in, listening to a story from our librarian, Mrs. Roth, and playing literacy games.   Students were also able to complete...
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Camp Invention at Triton Elementary

June 5, 2014
Camp Invention at Triton Elementary

Camp Invention is underway at Triton Elementary School the week of June 2-6. Students in the “SuperGo” module were morphing a blueprint of a prototype vehicle that would navigate on land, in the water and by air. – They later designed their own motor-powered vehicle and collected and spent energy coins on their very...
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Plymouth golfers win final regular season match

June 5, 2014

In their final regular season tune-up before Friday’s IHSAA Sectional the Plymouth Varsity picked up two close victories at Swan Lake’s Black CourseWednesday evening. Senior Zach Craft was team Medalist with a 38.  Junior Ben Schenk finished birdie, birdie, par, to card a 39.  Senior Evan Parkhurst and Junior Reis Yoder both shot 41′s.  Senior...
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Plymouth girls named all district in tennis

June 5, 2014

Plymouth’s Erin Hunter and the doubles team of Ellen Smith and Savannah Mae of Plymouth were named to the District 3 All District team in tennis. ALL DISTRICT – DISTRICT 3   SINGLES 1.  Molly Sanderson (9) – Kankakee Valley 2.  Whitney Jennings (12) – Logansport 3.  Sarah Cai (11) – West Lafayette 4. ...
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Donnelly, Coats Request Face-to-Face Briefing from VA Leadership

June 5, 2014
Donnelly, Coats Request Face-to-Face Briefing from VA Leadership

  Washington, D.C. –Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and Dan Coats (R-IN) sent a letter (today-Thursday) to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Acting Secretary Sloan Gibson requesting a face-to-face briefing from VA leadership about whether wait times were manipulated or scheduling concerns exist at Indiana VA health facilities.   Donnelly and Coats’ letter to Gibson...
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Single Family Home Permits on Record Setting Pace

June 4, 2014
Single Family Home Permits on Record Setting Pace

Permits for new homes are on the rise in Marshall County. This week County Building Inspector, Chuck DeWitt told the commissioners that 9 permits were issued in May for single family homes and so far this year they had issued 16 permits for homes.  Looking back in history he said in 2011 a total...
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Time-Line for Friday’s Loose Dog Call that Resulted in a Shooting

June 4, 2014
Time-Line for Friday’s Loose Dog Call that Resulted in a Shooting

When asked about written protocol for handling vicious dogs Plymouth Police Chief Dave Bacon says the Use of Force Policy for his department states, “A police officer may also discharge his weapon under the following circumstances – To destroy an animal that represents a threat to public safety or as a humanitarian measure where...
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May Jail Activity Report

June 4, 2014
May Jail Activity Report

  Marshall County Sheriff Tom Chamberlin released the May Jail Activity Report.  Last month there were a total of 147 jail bookings.  The sheriff’s department has the most at 61 with the Plymouth Police Department next with 30.  Bremen Police lodged 14 in the jail last month while Indiana State Police Troopers arrested 13. ...
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Plymouth School Board Combines Transportation & Maintenance Departments to Save $8,000

June 4, 2014
Plymouth School Board Combines Transportation & Maintenance Departments to Save $8,000

  The Plymouth School Board voted unanimously to reorganize the Transportation and Maintenance Departments for the corporation. According to Superintendent Daniel Tyree combining the two departments under one Director of Operations saves the school corporation some $8,000 per year. The current Director of Transportation, Rick Scott, will be retiring at the end of the...
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