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FOP 195 Receives Galaxy Award

March 18, 2016
FOP 195 Receives Galaxy Award

Plymouth FOP Lodge 195 members Shelly Cleveland, John Weir, Jax, and Hurshel Hunter received the first annual Galaxy Award from Mike Lintner CEO Marshall Starke Development Center on Friday. The Galaxy Award will be given on an annual basis to organizations that help make the lives’ of physically and mentally challenged adults in our...
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Zachary Oiler Sentenced to 12 Years for Dealing Schedule III Drug

March 18, 2016
Zachary Oiler Sentenced to 12 Years for Dealing Schedule III Drug

Zachary Oiler, 26, of Marshall, Michigan, was sentenced March 17,  in Marshall Superior Court No. 1 to 12 years imprisonment for dealing Suboxone, a Schedule III Controlled Substance.  Oiler will be imprisoned at the Indiana Department of Correction pursuant to a plea agreement reached between Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Tami Napier and defense attorney,...
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Mobile Food Pantry March 22 in Starke County

March 18, 2016
Mobile Food Pantry March 22 in Starke County

The Food Bank of Northern Indiana will host a Mobile Food Pantry on Tuesday, March 22nd in Starke County.  The pantry will be held from 10 a.m. until noon CDT at the United Methodist Church located at 200 South Main Street in Hamlet. Product availability will include fresh perishable items such as dairy, grains,...
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Derek Cole Sentenced to 30 Years for Child Molesting

March 18, 2016
Derek Cole Sentenced to 30 Years for Child Molesting

Derek Cole, 32, of Tyner, was sentenced March 17, 2016 in Marshall Superior Court No. 1 to 30 years for child molesting.  Cole will be imprisoned at the Indiana Department of Correction pursuant to a plea agreement reached between Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Tami Napier and defense attorney, Tim Lemon.  Judge Robert O. Bowen...
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FBI Arrests Suspect in Dollar General Robberies

March 18, 2016
FBI Arrests Suspect in Dollar General Robberies

Police believe they have a suspect in the February 29 Armed Robbery that happened at the Dollar General Store at 2015 North Michigan Street in Plymouth. Detective Leo Mangus with the Plymouth Police Department has been investigating this case and a suspect named James Victor Hunley was developed. Further investigating revealed that the suspect...
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St. Paddy’s Day Dash this Saturday at PHS

March 18, 2016
St. Paddy’s Day Dash this Saturday at PHS

The 5th Annual St. Paddy’s Day Dash at Plymouth High School is scheduled this Saturday. This fundraising run/walk begins at 1 p.m. and will be honoring three amazing local youth:  Melissa Johnson a 2015 PHS Graduate who was in a severe car accident in November 2015, Jiovanni Jurado a Riverside Intermediate School student who is...
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City Park to Solicate Proposals for Cell Phone Service in Centennial Park

March 17, 2016
City Park to Solicate Proposals for Cell Phone Service in Centennial Park

Verizon has approached the Plymouth Park Board with the possibility of leasing space in Centennial Park. Last year during the Marshall County Blueberry Festival Verizon brought in an antenna truck near the fast pitch diamond to give vendors and visitors additional cell service in the park. Verizon would like to lease 4 wooden telephone...
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Police Dept. to Purchase 3 new Patrol Cars from Oliver Ford

March 17, 2016
Police Dept. to Purchase 3 new Patrol Cars from Oliver Ford

Plymouth Police Chief Dave Bacon was given the green light to purchase three new vehicles from Oliver Ford during Monday’s Board of Public Works and Safety meeting. Three weeks ago quotes were opened for the patrol vehicles.  Oliver Ford in Plymouth quoted $68,342 while Knox Ford quoted $65,425.  The Chief said the quote from...
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Donnelly Statement on Defense Funding Awarded to Purdue and Notre Dame

March 17, 2016
Donnelly Statement on Defense Funding Awarded to Purdue and Notre Dame

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly released the following statement Thursday on the Department of Defense’s (DoD) recent announcement that Purdue University and the University of Notre Dame have been awarded merit-based funds to support state-of-the-art national defense-related scientific and engineering research.   Donnelly, who serves on the Senate Armed Services Committee said, “These awards are a reflection...
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Oliver Ford Lincoln Earns 16th President’s Award

March 17, 2016
Oliver Ford Lincoln Earns 16th President’s Award

How fitting that, as March Madness fever builds, Oliver Ford Lincoln in Plymouth is experiencing their own “Sweet 16”!  Oliver Ford Lincoln received notice this week that they have earned their 16th President’s Award for customer satisfaction from Ford Motor Company. According to Mark LaNeve, Vice President of US Marketing, Sales & Service at...
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