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Governor Pence Directs Flags to Half-staff Statewide to Honor Victims of Belgium Terrorist Attack

March 22, 2016
Governor Pence Directs Flags to Half-staff Statewide to Honor Victims of Belgium Terrorist Attack

Indianapolis – In accordance with a presidential proclamation issued this Tuesday afternoon, Governor Mike Pence directed flags at state facilities statewide be flown at half-staff in honor of the victims of the terrorist attack in Brussels, Belgium. This directive overlaps a previous directive asking residents to lower their flags to honor the service and...
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Governor Pence Signs Bill to Replace ISTEP

March 22, 2016
Governor Pence Signs Bill to Replace ISTEP

Governor Mike Pence Tuesday signed House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1395, which eliminates the ISTEP test, effective July 1, 2017.  The bill establishes a 23-member panel to study alternatives to ISTEP, and requires that members are appointed by May 1, 2016. The panel includes the Superintendent of Public Instruction and her four appointees, the Commissioner of Workforce...
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City Opens Bids on 2 Pick-up Trucks

March 22, 2016
City Opens Bids on 2 Pick-up Trucks

Monday night the Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety opened quotes for a half-ton pick-up truck, one for the Water Department and one for the Waste Water Department. Oliver Ford and County Auto were the only two bidders.  Oliver Ford bid on an F-150 for the Water Department with a base bid of...
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PHS Holds 13th Annual Academic Excellence Recognition

March 22, 2016
PHS Holds 13th Annual Academic  Excellence Recognition

The Thirtieth Annual Academic Excellence Recognition Banquet honoring the top 5 percent of Plymouth High School graduation class was held on March 21. Students honored of the 2016 class included Gloria Garcia, Gabrielle Garver, Karl Gruett, Haley Mills, Kara Morwood, Elise Patrick, and Rachel Rettig. Also honored were Alicia Sanchez, Curtis Smith, Sara Smith,...
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Vocabulary Bowl: Plymouth High School – First in the State and Seventh in the Nation

March 22, 2016
Vocabulary Bowl: Plymouth High School – First in the State and Seventh in the Nation

Not only was Plymouth High School the state winner in Vocabulary.com’s Vocabulary Bowl for the month of February, but the high school was ranked seventh in the nation. According to Vocabulary.com website, vocabulary.com teaches you words by systematically exposing you to a wide array of question types and activities that will help you understand...
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Political Robocalls Banned in Indiana

March 22, 2016
Political Robocalls Banned in Indiana

As election season in Indiana heats up, Attorney General Greg Zoeller wants to remind you that it is illegal for political campaigns to blast you with pre-recorded messages or “robocalls” over the phone. Indiana’s Auto Dialer law restricts the use of technology that automatically dials residential phone numbers and plays prerecorded messages. The penalty...
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Disability Awareness Event March 24 Walkerton Elementary

March 22, 2016
Disability Awareness Event March 24 Walkerton Elementary

The 2nd Annual Disabilities Awareness Event hosted by the John Glenn School Corporation will be held on Thursday, March 24th.  Last year the event had over 250 people attend and this year they are expecting to double that. This FREE event will provide fund for all families as they celebrate Disabilities Awareness Month.   The...
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Marshall County will participate in Statewide tornado siren testing today. There will be a test twice today.

March 22, 2016
Marshall County will participate in Statewide tornado siren testing today. There will be a test twice today.

Today is Statewide Tornado Drill Day. The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office will be participating by setting off the sirens in Bourbon, Inwood, Plymouth and Culver. These warning sirens will be tested twice. Once in the morning and once in the evening. While testing is done to ensure that the sirens are working, this is...
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Brianne K. Danielson – 33 – of Plymouth

March 22, 2016
Brianne K. Danielson – 33 – of Plymouth

Click the Johnson Danielson Funeral Home at right for complete details.
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Local Dentist Speaks to City Council on Fluoridation

March 22, 2016
Local Dentist Speaks to City Council on Fluoridation

The question on the safety of fluoride in the City of Plymouth’s water system was brought to Monday night’s Board of Public Works and Safety meeting by local Dentist Tom Pedavoli. Last week a South Bend resident approached the board promoting the dangers of fluoridation and this week Pedavoli gave the other side of...
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