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Red Cross has Urgent Need for Blood and Platelet Donations

January 12, 2016
Red Cross has Urgent Need for Blood and Platelet Donations

The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donations to prevent a shortage this winter. Busy holiday schedules in November and December contributed to about 1,700 fewer blood drives held across the country compared to the two previous months, which has resulted in about 50,000 fewer donations and reduced the...
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Argos Man Arrested for Hit and Run Accident

January 12, 2016
Argos Man Arrested for Hit and Run Accident

An elderly man from Argos faces charges in connection to a hit and run crash Saturday evening at the Plymouth Speedway Gas Station north of Plymouth. Just after 5 p.m. Plymouth Police were dispatched to the incidednt that involve a vehicle driven by Sharie Raymond of Plymouth. A witness was able to follow the...
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AUTOPSY SCHEDULED TODAY FOR CMA WORKER FOUND DEAD MONDAY

January 12, 2016
AUTOPSY SCHEDULED TODAY FOR CMA WORKER FOUND DEAD MONDAY

MARSHALL COUNTY CORONER BILL CLEAVENGER SAID AN AUTOPSY WILL BE CONDUCTED THIS AFTERNOON ON THE BODY OF 66 YEAR OLD DENNIS PHILLIPS OF CULVER WHOSE BODY WAS DISCOVERED SLUMPED OVER THE WHEEL OF AN ACADEMY VEHICLE IN FRONT OF A CAMPUS BUILDING MONDAY MORNING. EMERGENCY RESPONDERS FROM BOTH THE ACADEMY AND CULVER WERE UNABLE...
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“Advisory Level” Travel Advisory in Marshall County

January 12, 2016
“Advisory Level” Travel Advisory in Marshall County

Due to the current conditions in Marshall County, and the potential for additional lake effect snow with more blowing and drifting, the commissioners have implemented an “Advisory Level” travel advisory. The “Advisory Level” is the lowest level of local travel advisory, and it simply means that routine travel or activities may be restricted in...
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Mayor Creates Committee to Investigate Refurbishing City Office or New City Hall

January 12, 2016
Mayor Creates Committee to Investigate Refurbishing City Office or New City Hall

Monday night’s Plymouth Common Council meeting was historical due to the fact the this was the first time that the council had seven members.  Mayor Mark Senter took time to welcome new members Shiloh Fonseca, Jeff Houin and Gary Cook and returning members Mike Delp, Don Ecker, Duane Culp and Shawn Grobe. The bigger...
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County Council Approves Outsourcing Printing of Tax Bills

January 12, 2016
County Council Approves Outsourcing Printing of Tax Bills

At the request of Marshall County Treasurer, Penny Lukenbill, the County Council approved outsourcing the printing of tax statements. Lukenbill said, “For the past 15 to 18 years the treasurer’s office has printed tax bills in house.”   It takes five full time people a full week to print, fold and stuff over 35,500 statements. ...
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Masterson Files for County Council at Large Seat on Republican Ticket

January 12, 2016
Masterson Files for County Council at Large Seat on Republican Ticket

Monday morning a local businessman threw his hat into the ring to run on the Republican tickets for one of the three County Council at Large seats in the May primary. Jim Masterson joins incumbents Steve Harper and Jon VanVactor along with Toni Hutchings and Jack Roose who have already filed for the council...
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Walorski Attends Hearing with Members of House Bipartisan Task Force to Combat Heroin Epidemic

January 11, 2016
Walorski Attends Hearing with Members of House Bipartisan Task Force to Combat Heroin Epidemic

WASHINGTON D.C. – In an effort to combat the nationwide public health crisis surrounding heroin addiction which has grown dramatically in scope over the last decade, Representative Jackie Walorski (IN-02), a member of the House Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic, met with fellow task force members Monday to hear from experts to...
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County Council Reorgnizes, Approves Long Term Financial Plan with Umbaugh

January 11, 2016
County Council Reorgnizes, Approves Long Term Financial Plan with Umbaugh

The Marshall County Council conducted their first meeting of 2016 and began with a re-organization of the board.  Judy Stone was elected to serve as president and Don Morrison was re-elected as vice-president.  The council also made annual appointments to several boards.  The MACOG appointment will remain Judy Stone while the Fair Board will...
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Senator Head Urges Constituents to Complete Survey

January 11, 2016
Senator Head Urges Constituents to Complete Survey

The Indiana General Assembly reconvened last week for the start of the 2016 legislative session. Senator Randy Head said, “As your senator, I want to hear your thoughts and opinions on the issues. You should be receiving a newsletter in the mail, which includes a survey for you and another household member to complete. Once...
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