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INDIANA RECEIVES LONGEST NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND WAIVER IN STATE HISTORY

July 23, 2015
INDIANA RECEIVES LONGEST NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND WAIVER IN STATE HISTORY

INDIANAPOLIS – Thursday, the United States Department of Education granted Indiana a three-year extension of its waiver from some of the provisions of federal legislation known as No Child Left Behind.  Among other things, the waiver will give more local control and greater flexibility to schools over how they utilize federal dollars.  The three-year waiver...
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CF&E Railroad Closures Scheduled

July 23, 2015
CF&E Railroad Closures Scheduled

The Marshall County Highway Department was notified Wednesday of work scheduled to be done on the Chicago, Ft Wayne & Eastern Railroad. The work will require the closure of two county roads for a few days.   Closures will be on Gumwood Road near the intersection of Lincoln Highway in Bourbon and Iris Road near...
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Commissioners look at Lease Purchase Plan and Fleet Lease & Management Programs

July 22, 2015
Commissioners look at Lease Purchase Plan and Fleet Lease & Management Programs

The Marshall County Commissioners will look at an alternative way to finance vehicles and equipment that would avoid having a large outlay of money at one time. Angie Deming from Republic First National specializes in governmental financing of capital needs.  She presented information on a lease purchase plan with a non-appropriation clause in it. ...
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Trees Discussed at Redevelopment Commission

July 22, 2015
Trees Discussed at Redevelopment Commission

Trees were a topic of discussion during Tuesday’s Revitalization Commission meeting. While discussing the River Park Square project in TIF District # 2 Commission member Nancy Felde once again asked about the replacement trees that don’t appear to be performing any better than the original ones.  There was a warranty on the first trees...
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Paddle Mania for the Plymouth Sharks

July 22, 2015
Paddle Mania for the Plymouth Sharks

The Plymouth Aquatics Club, the Sharks, will host a Paddle Mania fundraiser on Saturday, August 22nd to support the club. Paddle Mania is a fun way to win some great items from vendors including In A Pickle, Origami Owl, Perfectly Posh, Scentsy, Sugar Shack, Thirty-One, Tutu Cute Designs, Uppercase Living, Wildtree and more.  Over...
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PHS Volleyball Serve-A-Thon & Alumni Game a Success

July 22, 2015
PHS Volleyball Serve-A-Thon & Alumni Game a Success

On Wednesday, July 8th the Plymouth High School Volleyball Team held their first ever Serve-A-Thon/ Alumni Game and bake sale fundraiser at Lincoln Jr. High School. New Head Coach, Derek Eveland is happy to report $1,630.00 was raised on the night of the event thanks to the generous of the community!  He said all proceeds...
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PUBLIC WELCOME TO STOP BY PHS BAND CAMP

July 22, 2015
PUBLIC WELCOME TO STOP BY PHS BAND CAMP

Plymouth High School’s Band Director Bryan Ames welcomes the community every night from 8:40 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for the next two weeks to stop by PHS on any night to see how much his band student are growing, performance-wise, during the school’s annual two-week camp. The camp runs from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. every day up...
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June 2015 IN Unemployment Rates

July 22, 2015
June 2015 IN Unemployment Rates

Indiana’s unemployment rate decreased 0.2 percent to 4.9 percent in June due mostly to a 2,200 worker increase in the labor force and a sizable decrease in the number of unemployed Hoosiers. June marked the first month since February of 2008 the rate of unemployment in the Hoosier State has been below 5 percent,...
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Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival to Perform at River Park Square

July 22, 2015
Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival to Perform at River Park Square

The Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival is pleased to announce that their 2015 Young Company touring production of William Shakespeare’s Love Labor’s Lost will be performing at River Park Square in Plymouth. Adapted and directed by West Hyler, this 90-minute show tells the comedic tale of four fraternity brothers at a 1890s Midwest university determined to focus...
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Rotary Pancake Days, this Friday and Saturday

July 22, 2015
Rotary Pancake Days, this Friday and Saturday

The Plymouth Rotary Club will host its Annual Rotary Pancake Days July 24th and 25th at the usual location:  the tent on Garro Street just west of Michigan Street in downtown Plymouth. Rotary Pancake Days, which has been held by the club every year since the late 1950’s, features pancakes and sausage cooked by...
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