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Senate Adopts Bipartisan Young-Led Yemen Amendment

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December 14, 2018
Senate Adopts Bipartisan Young-Led Yemen Amendment

Thursday, the Senate voted 58-41 to pass U.S. Senator Todd Young’s (R-Ind.) amendment to prevent the resumption of U.S. air refueling of Saudi coalition aircraft in Yemen. Wednesday, Senator Young introduced his bipartisan amendment (4080) to Senate Joint Resolution 54  with U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), and Chris Coons (D-Del.) and touted...
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From the Ground Up: Soil – We Really Can’t Live Without It

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December 14, 2018
From the Ground Up:  Soil – We Really Can’t Live Without It

“Despite all our artistic abilities, sophistication and accomplishments, we owe our existence to a six-inch layer of soil and the fact that it rains.”   ~ Anonymous Beneath our feet is an invisible world teeming with life, creating a complex soil food web with millions of nematodes and tiny microbial creatures.  These play a vital...
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Stanish Brothers Arrested in Culver by County Police

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December 13, 2018
Stanish Brothers Arrested in Culver by County Police

Early Thursday morning, December 13, the Marshall County Sheriff`s Department obtained a 911-emergency call of two adult brothers fighting in the 900 block of South Main Street in Culver and one of the brothers had a knife. Officers from the Marshall County Sheriff`s Department responded to the residence and separated the brothers. During the...
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County Council Not Willing to Commit $50K to Supportive Housing Project

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December 13, 2018
County Council Not Willing to Commit $50K to Supportive Housing Project

During this week’s Marshall County Council meeting, Jim causey, President of the Garden County Board of Directors approached the council asking if there was any determination on the funding they requested for the Permanent Supportive Residential project on West Jefferson Street. Causey told the council he they were at the meeting in November and...
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Plymouth School Board Approves Pay Increases & 2019-2020 School Calendar

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December 13, 2018
Plymouth School Board Approves Pay Increases & 2019-2020 School Calendar

Tuesday evening the Plymouth Community School Board unanimously approved salary increases for eligible administrators in the amount of $627.  Superintendent Andy Hartley noted that the amount was equivalent to the dollar amount the negotiated with the teachers.  Salaried staff members will also receive a raise of $627 while hourly classified employees will get a...
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County Democrats Elect Milner New County Chairman

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December 13, 2018
County Democrats Elect Milner New County Chairman

The Marshall County Democratic Party held an election last Saturday to select a new county chairman after the November announcement from Jim Smart that he was resigning his position. While Smart announced his resignation on General Election night, it had nothing to do with the results of the election.  In fact, Smart had spoken...
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City Board of Works Opens Bids on Fuel and Street Supplies

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December 13, 2018
City Board of Works Opens Bids on Fuel and Street Supplies

This week the Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety opened bids for 2019 Fuel Supplies. While street Superintendent Jim Marquardt sent out requests to three fuel providers only one returned bids for a fixed pricing requested. Ceres Solutions bid for 40,000 gallons of gasoline at Monday’s rate was $1.737 for the base and...
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Senator Young’s Office Helps Return $3 million to Hoosiers

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December 13, 2018
Senator Young’s Office Helps Return $3 million to Hoosiers

In 2018, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) and his staff were able to return more than $3 million owed to Hoosiers by various federal agencies. A core function of Senator Young’s office is constituent services. The office is able to help Indiana residents who have problems with a federal agency. This often involves helping...
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Upscaling Plastic Bags with Crochet at the Marshall County Museum

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December 13, 2018
Upscaling Plastic Bags with Crochet at the Marshall County Museum

Are you in need of some therapy to survive the cold winter weather? Join the fun at the Marshall County Museum on Thursday, January 10 from noon to 1 PM and learn to recycle those pesky plastic bags at the Therapy Thursday event. Participants will create a coaster using a crochet technique! Crafter, Cyndi...
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Donnelly’s Legislation Honoring the Crew of the USS Indianapolis Heads to President Trump’s Desk

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December 13, 2018
Donnelly’s Legislation Honoring the Crew of the USS Indianapolis Heads to President Trump’s Desk

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly’s bipartisan legislation to honor the sacrifice, perseverance, and bravery of the crew of the USS Indianapolis with the Congressional Gold Medal passed the U.S. House of Representatives this week on a unanimous vote. The Congressional Gold Medal is the highest civilian recognition the U.S. Congress can award. July 30th marked the 73rd...
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