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Dr. Zirkle to Stay on as President of Ancilla College

February 12, 2015
Dr. Zirkle to Stay on as President of Ancilla College

When it comes to ‘interim’ appointments some organizations bring in a temporary person to fill a job, but Ancilla College has taken the step of making Dr. Ken Zirkle a more permanent fixture on campus. During an executive session by the Board of Trustees at Ancilla College at the December 2014 board meeting, the...
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Governor Pence Joins Fellow Governors in Calling on President Obama to Reconsider Keystone XL Pipeline

February 12, 2015
Governor Pence Joins Fellow Governors in Calling on President Obama to Reconsider Keystone XL Pipeline

Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence Friday joined 23 other governors from across the nation in calling on President Obama to reconsider his stated decision to veto the Keystone XL pipeline legislation passed by Congress. The letter states, “We hope you will take into account the will of the vast majority of Americans who support...
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Donnelly: Unprecedented Campaign Spending is ‘Obscuring and Overshadowing What Should Matter Most in Elections’

February 12, 2015
Donnelly: Unprecedented Campaign Spending is ‘Obscuring and Overshadowing What Should Matter Most in Elections’

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly Thursday announced his support for a constitutional amendment, S.J. Res. 5, which would permit Congress to reform the current campaign finance system. Donnelly said, “I am concerned about how recent Supreme Court decisions, including Citizens United, are impacting our elections and electoral process. In the wake of these decisions, unprecedented...
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Boys Basketball Saturday Afternoon at PHS

February 12, 2015
Boys Basketball Saturday Afternoon at PHS

Just a reminder from WTCA Sports. The Plymouth Boys Basketball team takes on Kouts this Saturday, February 14th with a unique afternoon game.   The JV tip off time is scheduled for 1:30 pm.
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Data breach creates spike in interest by consumers in Credit Freeze

February 12, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS – In the wake of the Anthem Inc. data breach where the personal information including Social Security numbers of millions of people was apparently accessed by computer hackers, the Indiana Attorney General’s Office has seen exceptionally high demand in recent days for the free credit freeze function on its web site, www.IndianaConsumer.com.   Available...
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Closings, Cancellations, Postponements

February 12, 2015
Closings, Cancellations, Postponements

John Glenn elementary closing at 12:15. High school at 12:30 due to weather. Culver Community Schools are releasing at 1:30 due to weather Knox Community School Corporation will be dismissing early today. The Knox High School and Elementary at 1:50 pm and the middle school at 2:00 pm.
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Plymouth Airport Board Meeting

February 12, 2015
Plymouth Airport Board Meeting

Despite the urging of the board, Phend and Brown are determined to begin construction to widen and resurface the runway at the Plymouth Airport on May 4th.  Both the Aviation Board and Troy Church of Plymouth SkySports want the construction to begin as soon as possible.  The work will close the airport and force...
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Ad Hock Committee Looks at County’s Unsafe Building Ordinance

February 11, 2015
Ad Hock Committee Looks at County’s Unsafe Building Ordinance

An ad hock county committee met Wednesday morning to discuss issues with unsafe buildings. Commissioner Deb Griewank, Councilwoman Judy Stone, Building Inspector Chuck DeWitt, Plan Director Ralph Booker, Health Board member Michele Livinghouse and Wes Burden from the Health Department discussed issues with homes that are uninhabitable, unsightly or unsafe. Currently the county operates...
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Annual Report on County Building Permits

February 11, 2015
Annual Report on County Building Permits

Ralph Booker recently presented the 2014 annual report to the County Plan Commission and BZA. Permit activity was up in 2014 with 520 permits issued including 117 electrical permits.  This was a significant increase from 2013 with 440.  The value of the permits increased from $13,448,000 in 2013 up to $37,331,000 last year.  Building...
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College Goal Sunday February 22nd

February 11, 2015
College Goal Sunday February 22nd

Financial aid professionals from Ancilla College will be volunteering at Plymouth High School to help college-bound seniors and their families open the door to financial aid during College Goal Sunday, set for 2 p.m. February 22. The free program is designed to assist Indiana students seeking undergraduate admission to a college or technical school in 2015 in filing the...
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