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Kathy Bottorff


First Day to File for 2012 Election is Wednesday

January 9, 2012
First Day to File for 2012 Election is Wednesday

01/10/11 The political season heats up this week with the first day to file for the 2012 election on Wednesday, January 11th.  The filing period continues until noon on February 10th.   County seats up for election include:  Judge of Superior Court I, County Treasurer, County Coroner, County Surveyor, Commissioner of District 2, Commissioner of...
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County Police Report

January 9, 2012
County Police Report

1/09/12 On Saturday, January 7th at 12:20am, Patrolman Brandon Cooper of the Marshall County Police Department made a traffic stop at the intersection of US 31 and 7B Road for an equipment violation.  Through the investigation it was determined that the driver, Lisa A. Haynes 22, of Niles, Michigan was operating the vehicle without...
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Secondhand Smoke’s Economic Impact a Staggering $1.3 Billion in Indiana

January 9, 2012
Secondhand Smoke’s Economic Impact a Staggering $1.3 Billion in Indiana

01/10/12 Secondhand smoke costs Indiana residents $1.3 billion yearly in health care and premature loss of life, according to a new study released today by researchers from the Bowen Research Center of the Indiana University School of Medicine. Based on deaths in 2008, the economic impact is nearly three times as much as the...
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Residents at Miller’s Enjoy Ceramics

January 9, 2012
Residents at Miller’s Enjoy Ceramics

01/10/12 Residents of Miller’s Merry Manor in Plymouth had their first experience with Mud Hut Ceramics on Saturday, January 7.  Activity Director April Cooper opened the craft event to the public and many family members and guests participated.  The group painted snowmen that could be set on a shelf or used as a Christmas...
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The War is NOT Over!

January 9, 2012
The War is NOT Over!

01/10/11 A couple days before the entry of the New Year, I watched the newly released movie “New Year’s Eve.” In both “NYE” scenarios, the celebrations were crazy and people were having a good time…just as they were last year, and the year before and long before that.  People love to celebrate and New...
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Starke County Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

January 8, 2012
Starke County Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

01/09/12 The Indiana National Guard said Saturday four soldiers with an Indiana-based National Guard unit died in Afghanistan when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb. A Starke County man, Specialist Robert J. Tauteris Jr., of Hamlet was among those killed in action. According to Indiana Adjutant General Martin Umbarger, the four members of the...
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City Pays $53,800 for Bauer Building

January 8, 2012
City Pays $53,800 for Bauer Building

01/09/12 Last week Mayor Mark Senter told members of the Downtown Revitalization Committee that the City of Plymouth has purchase the Bauer Building on East Garro Street.  Years ago know as the Gem Theater, at one time home to O & H Jewelry and Allen Reese Hearing Aids, the property later housed Chris Irwin’s...
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Plymouth Speedway’s Awards Banquet

January 8, 2012
Plymouth Speedway’s Awards Banquet

01/09/12  It was a night of celebration as Plymouth Speedway recognized its top drivers and heard from two in NASCAR’s top series. NASCAR great Ernie Irvan sat quietly autographing hero cards as Andrew Hayn announced the top 10 of all racing divisions for Plymouth Speedway’s 2011 season. While Hayn called each name, Irvan put...
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Stakeholders’ Meeting for Heston-Stock Ditch Watershed

January 8, 2012
Stakeholders’ Meeting for Heston-Stock Ditch Watershed

01/09/12 On Tuesday, January 10th, Stakeholders of the Heston-Stock Ditch headwaters Watershed will have an opportunity to learn about the Heston-Stock Ditch Headwaters Watershed, sign up to receive future information about the Watershed and volunteer to participate in either future water quality monitoring and or to become a member of the Heston-Stock Watershed task...
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Arrests by Plymouth Police

January 8, 2012
Arrests by Plymouth Police

01/09/12 Plymouth Police Officers made several arrests last week.  On Tuesday, January 3rd about 2:30 in the morning Officer Joe Deisch responded to a disturbance complaint.  The suspect, 20 year old Tyler L. Yeazel of Etna Green was arrested and charged with Illegal Consumption of Alcohol. Just before 5 a.m. Officer Deisch responded to...
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