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3rd Quarter County Building Report

November 27, 2016
3rd Quarter County Building Report

Earlier this month, Chuck DeWitt presented the county commissioners with his quarterly report. The third quarter building applications were 171 with an estimated permit value of well over $9 million dollars. DeWitt said, “We are up from a year ago and things are looking very good.” The number of inspections also saw a substantial...
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October 2016 County Jail Report

November 27, 2016
October 2016 County Jail Report

Marshall County Sheriff Matt Hassel recently released the October Top Ten Offenses for being booked into the County Jail. Court Ordered Hearings was number 10 on the list with Unlawful Possession of a Syringe was 9th.  Domestic Battery was 8th with Probation Violations being 7th and Driving While Suspended 6th.  Taking a lot at...
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Red Cross urges donors to give the perfect gift this winter

November 27, 2016
Red Cross urges donors to give the perfect gift this winter

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the perfect gift this holiday season – a lifesaving blood or platelet donation. By rolling up a sleeve, donors can help ensure patients continue to receive treatment throughout the holiday season. Busy holiday schedules and travel plans make it more challenging for regular donors to...
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County Commissioners Approve Change in Deed for Bowen Center

November 27, 2016
County Commissioners Approve Change in Deed for Bowen Center

New federal regulations are changing the designation of the Shady Rest Home.  The federal government has classified the facility as an Institution for Mental Disease or IMD.  The change will not allow the Bowen Center to charge Medicaid for services since they own the facility.  As a way to continue offering the same services...
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Tips to keep homes and Christmas trees safe this holiday

November 27, 2016
Tips to keep homes and Christmas trees safe this holiday

Many Hoosiers decorate their homes with Christmas trees in the winter. While they can be enjoyable, Christmas trees can also be a source of fuel in a fire. According to the National Fire Protection Association, in recent years, Christmas trees were the first item ignited in an estimated average of 210 reported home structure...
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Left-over 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk Saturday

November 24, 2016
Left-over 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk Saturday

After all the turkey, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie many are feeling the need to work off some of that extra food they overindulged in. The Left-over 5K and 1 mile Run/walk is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday in Centennial Park.  Come join the after holiday exercise event.  Unique awards with gifts for all...
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ABATE to Ring Bells Sunday for Needy

November 24, 2016
ABATE to Ring Bells Sunday for Needy

ABATE of Marshall County will be “bell ringing” this Sunday at Wal-Mart and Kroger’s in Plymouth and at Family Dollar in Culver for their holiday fundraising drive. The local ABATE organization will be collection money, toys and non-perishable food items that will be donated to the Marshall County Neighborhood Center for holiday assistance. When...
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Indiana Conservation Officers enter a new dimension of search and rescue

November 24, 2016
Indiana Conservation Officers enter a new dimension of search and rescue

Indiana Conservation Officers have added Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (SUAS) to their search and rescue capabilities.  The DNR Law Enforcement Division is the first state emergency response agency to receive official endorsement to utilize these devices for the purpose of search and rescue operations. “The SUAS machines will greatly enhance our ability to bring...
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“Bricks of Bourbon” Home Tour Dec. 11th

November 24, 2016
“Bricks of Bourbon” Home Tour Dec. 11th

Five of Bourbon’s majestic brick homes will be open to the public for the “Bricks of Bourbon” home tour on Sunday, December 11th from 2-5 p.m. Tickets for the tour are available at each of the homes and cost $10 each with children 13 and under being free. All five houses are located within three...
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M.C. Museum Will be open Saturday for Christmas Tree Lighting

November 24, 2016
M.C. Museum Will be open Saturday for Christmas Tree Lighting

The Marshall County Museum in downtown Plymouth will be open as usual on Saturday, November 26 at 10 AM with extended hours, until 8 PM because of all the extra downtown holiday activities. The model trains will be running twice on this special Saturday with the Christmas theme, “Back Home Again in Indiana!”  Trains will be operating during the usual 11 AM...
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