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SummerFest in Bourbon this Weekend

August 5, 2015
SummerFest in Bourbon this Weekend

The annual Bourbon / Triton SummerFest will be held this weekend in the Bourbon City Park on East Sunset Street. The festivities kick off at 11 a.m. on Saturday with a parade through town.  At 12:30 registration starts for the Cutie Contest.  The contest is for ages 4 and 5 who live in the...
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Plymouth Residents Arrested on Starke County Warrants

August 5, 2015
Plymouth Residents Arrested on Starke County Warrants

Plymouth Police Officer Derek Workman was busy on Monday and Tuesday serving arrest warrants from Starke County.  On Monday Officer Workman noticed 71 year old Kenneth Madsen of Plymouth sitting on his front porch at 215 Water Street and knew there was a warrant for his arrest through Starke County.  He was taken into...
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Make Sure Vaccines Are On Your Back-To-School List

August 5, 2015
Make Sure Vaccines Are On Your Back-To-School List

It’s back-to-school time, and Indiana health officials are reminding parents to make sure their children are up to date on their immunizations.  “With the new school year getting underway for many students, it’s a good time to make sure your children have all the recommended vaccines to keep them healthy throughout the year,” said...
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School Board Approves Proposal for Improvements to Football

August 5, 2015
School Board Approves Proposal for Improvements to Football

The Plymouth School Board gave the go-ahead to Dave Schoof, Facilities Director, to precede gathering information for proposed improvements to facilities at Plymouth High School and the Administration Building. Schoof presented drawings and answered questions concerning the particulars of the improvements being considered during Tuesday’s meeting. Also presenting the proposal was 2015 PHS graduate...
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Crash on US Blocks Lanes about 11:30 Wednesday Morning

August 5, 2015
Crash on US Blocks Lanes about 11:30 Wednesday Morning

County Police Officer Jordan Rans responded to a two vehicle accident on US 6 at Tamarack Road Wednesday morning about 11:30.  The accident occurred when 87 year old Lucille Snyder of Plymouth made a U-turn on the north side of Tamarack Road in an attempt to head south on Tamarack.  Snyder failed to yield...
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Starke County K9 Assists in Arrest of Cody Cooley

August 5, 2015
Starke County K9 Assists in Arrest of Cody Cooley

On Wednesday, August 5th, Starke County Police Officers responded to the 7700 block of Tippecanoe Drive in Koontz Lake to apprehend a subject on a robbery warrant from another county. Officers observed the suspect, 30 year old Cody Cooley in the upstairs attempting to hide in a closet.  A search of the home with...
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Marshall Among Top Counties in Indiana for Mortgage Approval

August 4, 2015
Marshall Among Top Counties in Indiana for Mortgage Approval

Homeownership is one of the cornerstones of the “American Dream,” but depending on where you are looking to buy, you can run into roadblocks that might hurt your chances for approval.   SmartAsset recently determined the places in the US where homebuyers were most likely to be approved for a mortgage. Counties were ranked based...
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Donate blood through the Red Cross in final weeks of summer

August 4, 2015
Donate blood through the Red Cross in final weeks of summer

The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help prevent a blood shortage. Blood donations often decline in August as final summer vacations are planned and back-to-school activities ramp up. On average, during the summer months, about two fewer donors give blood at each Red Cross...
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Artist, Musician, Bruce Langton at Heartland Gallery in August

August 4, 2015
Artist, Musician, Bruce Langton at Heartland Gallery in August

Artist, Musician, Bruce Langton at Heartland Gallery in August Bruce Langton, internationally known artist will display his paintings for the first time at Heartland Artist Gallery during the month of August. Curator at the Gallery, Carolynne Babcock shared, “His work is so diverse, from realistic (almost photographic) paintings of nature, to illustrations for children’s...
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2 Airlifted from Beech & Lincoln Highway Crash Tuesday Morning

August 4, 2015
2 Airlifted from Beech & Lincoln Highway Crash Tuesday Morning

Tuesday morning, August 4th, at 7:26 AM, officers with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call of a three vehicle accident on Lincoln Highway at the intersection of Beech Road. Officers with the sheriff’s department, Bourbon Police Department and Indiana State Police responded to the area.  When emergency responders arrived on the...
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