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County Council Meeting Monday

June 7, 2015
County Council Meeting Monday

The Marshall County Council will meet Monday morning at 9 a.m. in the second floor meeting room of the County Building. Agenda includes an appointment to the Plymouth PUBLIC Library board, a conversation with Jerry Chavez, Executive Director of the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation and Regina Emberton from the Michiana Partnership of the...
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More on Out of District Busing by Schools

June 7, 2015
More on Out of District Busing by Schools

Area public schools continue to look for ways to balance their budgets, which is no small feat with dwindling dollars for many school districts due to state  and federal funding cuts, reallocation of funds throughout the state, and lower local tax collections. Since education dollars follow the students in the state, one way to...
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Remaining Fiscally Strong According to Senator Head

June 5, 2015
Remaining Fiscally Strong According to Senator Head

Indiana State Senator Randy Head said Friday, “A recent report shows that over half of the states will still be struggling with budget deficits next year – more than six years after the Great Recession ended.”  He continued,  “By contrast, Indiana continues to operate with a balanced two-year state budget that funds vital state services, contains no tax increases and ensures ongoing revenues...
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“This Senator Will Fight and Fight Nonstop to Make Sure that the Ex-Im Bank Survives”

June 5, 2015
“This Senator Will Fight and Fight Nonstop to Make Sure that the Ex-Im Bank Survives”

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly emphasized the importance of the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank, which provides export financing assistance to American businesses, in two hearings of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs this week. During those hearings, he questioned the witnesses on the possible negative repercussions to small businesses and jobs...
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Riverside Intermediate Students Raise $3,500 For Relay For Life

June 5, 2015
Riverside Intermediate Students Raise $3,500 For Relay For Life

Riverside Intermediate School students raised $3500 to go towards the cost of finding a cure for cancer! On June 2, 2015, students presented a check to a Marshall County Relay for Life representative!  This year the 6th Grade Innovation Academy at Riverside students spearheaded all of the school’s fundraising efforts.  The 100 students that...
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FREE FISHING ON JUNE 6-7

June 5, 2015
FREE FISHING ON JUNE 6-7

This weekend is the final opportunity for free fishing days for Hoosiers to enjoy in 2015.    On Saturday and Sunday, Indiana residents do not need a fishing license or a trout/salmon stamp to fish the state’s public waters. Typically, only youth (age 17 and younger) and a few other special anglers are exempt from the license requirement.
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“Blazin’ BBQ & Bluegrass Hosting Kansas City Barbeque Society Certified Judge’s Class”

June 5, 2015
“Blazin’ BBQ & Bluegrass Hosting Kansas City Barbeque Society Certified Judge’s Class”

Do you like barbeque?  Have you ever wondered what it takes to judge barbeque competitively? Well, look no further.  The Marshall County Blazin’ BBQ & Bluegrass is hosting its very first Kansas City Barbeque Society Certified Judge’s class, August 8, 2015 at the Webster Center in Plymouth from 10am-2:30pm. It takes a dedicated team...
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Park Board hears Update on Phase II of Greenway Trail

June 5, 2015
Park Board hears Update on Phase II of Greenway Trail

Craig Hendrix from SEH gave the Plymouth Park Board members some unsettling news during this week’s meeting. The stage one submittal to INDOT is the preliminary plans for phase II of the Greenway Trail that will allow walkers, runners, bikes and others to travel from Jefferson Street near the Blueberry Festival office across the...
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Plymouth Students will Start Class 1 Hour Later on Mondays

June 4, 2015
Plymouth Students will Start Class 1 Hour Later on Mondays

When Plymouth Schools students start the 2015-2016 school year, they will have a little break every Monday morning. The Plymouth School Board voted unanimously to have classes start one hour later each Monday in order for teachers to have time to collaborate lesson plans. Initially, Superintendent Daniel Tyree had suggested the delay on Tuesday...
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SOLD! PHS Construction Technology Program Builds and Sells 37th House in Plymouth

June 4, 2015
SOLD! PHS Construction Technology Program Builds and Sells 37th House in Plymouth

Twenty high school students primarily from Plymouth are completing the finishing touches on a new home in the Southfield Subdivision at 11th and King Road! Seventeen 1st year students and three 2nd year students made up the Plymouth High School Construction Technology program for the 2014-2015 school year. PHS Construction Technology instructor P.T. McKinnis...
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