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American Container Seeks Additional Tax Abatement

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November 14, 2018
American Container Seeks Additional Tax Abatement

The Plymouth City Council took the first step in the Tax Abatement process Tuesday evening, declaring the property at 2526 Western Avenue to be within an Economic Revitalization area. Michael Isban said they currently have two projects going on in their organization; the first is renovating a piece of new equipment while the second...
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County Council Approves Job Description & Pay for Part-Time Security Officer

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November 14, 2018
County Council Approves Job Description & Pay for Part-Time Security Officer

Members of the Marshall County Council approved a job description for the new part-time security officer during their meeting Tuesday morning.  While they also approved the salary range, it wasn’t what Sheriff Matt Hassel had asked for. Waggoner, Irwin and Scheele, the county’s HR Consultants provided the job description and wage recommendation.  The hourly...
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County Police Investigate Overturned Semi

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November 14, 2018
County Police Investigate Overturned Semi

Wednesday morning just before 2 the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to an overturned semi on US 30, just west of State Road 331. Phillip Tolbert of Plainfield, IL was driving a 2007 Mack Semi truck and told Officer Prater he was trying to avoid a collision with a small white pickup truck...
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Town of Bourbon to Conduct Christmas Decorating Contest

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November 14, 2018
Town of Bourbon to Conduct Christmas Decorating Contest

Roger Terry from the Bourbon Street Department told council members on Tuesday that the town would be ending leaf pickup on November 30. Council member Larry Wattenbarger said he would like to see it end when all the leaves had fallen, due to the kind of weather they have experienced. Terry said they usually...
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Bourbon Town Council Discusses Community Crossing Grant

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November 14, 2018
Bourbon Town Council Discusses Community Crossing Grant

The Bourbon Town Council shared their disappointment in not receiving a Community Crossing Grant that they had hoped to obtain. During the monthly meeting on November 13, it was noted that the town had paid the firm of JPR $20,000 to prepare and submit their application for the grant. Kim Berger, clerk/treasurer, said she...
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Girl Scouts Present Flag Ceremony at Miller’s Assisted Living

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November 14, 2018
Girl Scouts Present Flag Ceremony at Miller’s Assisted Living

Girl Scout Troop 30404 of Plymouth planned and presented a Flag Ceremony and Veterans Day Program on Sunday, Nov. 11th at Miller’s Assisted Living in Plymouth.  Three young ladies from the Girl Scout troop planned the program and also presented each Veteran living at Miller’s with several cards signed by the girls from the...
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Hoosiers worried about impact of hard drugs but many ok with legalizing marijuana

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November 14, 2018
Hoosiers worried about impact of hard drugs but many ok with legalizing marijuana

Hoosiers believe that hard drugs are a “very serious” problem in their communities but many are receptive to making marijuana legal for personal use, says the final results of the of the Old National Bank/Ball State University 2018 Hoosier Survey. The telephone survey of 604 adult Indiana residents found the majority believes that communities...
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Community Service by PHS Interact Club

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November 14, 2018
Community Service by PHS Interact Club

Members of the Plymouth High School Interact Club spent Veteran’s Day afternoon in service by raking leaves on South Michigan Street.  Pictured from left to right are Liam Fort, Kelsey Kruyer, Grace Cooper, Susie McFarland, Club Officer Anja Houin, Club President Samantha Zechiel, Jessie Cooper, and Interact Club Sponsor, Ryan Wolfe
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Councilman Cook Questions 2019 Salary Ordinance for Elected Officials

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November 13, 2018
Councilman Cook Questions 2019 Salary Ordinance for Elected Officials

Tuesday evening the Plymouth Common Council heard on first reading an ordinance fixing salaries for elected officials for 2019.  The ordinance calls for a 3.5% increase for the mayor and clerk/treasurer while the common council would not see an increase in their pay. Councilman Gary Cook asked Councilman Don Ecker how he came up...
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US 30 Bridge Rehabilitation Project to be Complete the Month

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November 13, 2018
US 30 Bridge Rehabilitation Project to be Complete the Month

The Indiana Department of Transportation bridge project on US 30 in Marshall County should come to an end in the next two weeks according to Adam Parkhouse, Media Relations Director for INDOT’s northwest office. LaPorte Construction Company has been working on the bridge rehabilitation project that is expected to take 18 months to complete. ...
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