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Damage Claim Lawsuits for Jail Overcrowding Increase

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November 18, 2019
Damage Claim Lawsuits for Jail Overcrowding Increase

Jim Clevenger, Attorney for Marshall County, updated the Commissioners on the jail lawsuits during their meeting on Monday. Clevenger said, “I continue to work with Betty Knight on the ACLU case.”  He said they are meeting this week with the County Judges and Knight is arranging a meeting with lawyers from the ACLU. While...
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PIT County Committee Seeking Volunteers and Locations

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November 18, 2019
PIT County Committee Seeking Volunteers and Locations

The Marshall County 2020 Point In Time (PIT) Count, will be taking place on January 24, 2020. The PIT Count is extremely important as it provides data to Congress, the state of Indiana, and Marshall County nonprofits, service agencies, churches and faith-based organizations about the number and characteristics of the Homeless population in Marshall...
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Jennifer Decker Arrested for Domestic Battery Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury

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November 18, 2019
Jennifer Decker Arrested for Domestic Battery Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury

On Sunday, November 17th, about 2:30 in the morning, Marshall County Police were dispatched to a domestic disturbance at 15061 Yorkshire Drive in Plymouth. Officer Wozniak arrived on the scene and located a male subject with a severe injury to his eye. During the investigation, the male subject`s wife, 41 year old Jennifer L....
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Anglin Offered HR Position for County

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November 18, 2019
Anglin Offered HR Position for County

Monday morning the Marshall County Commissioners motioned to make an offer of employment to Ann Anglin for the Human Resources Administrator position.  Next year the position will be moved under the auspices of the Commissioners where it currently is included in the Auditor’s Office. President of the Commissioner, Kevin Overmyer said they interviewed four...
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Young Hosts Ceremony for Navy Ship Naming in Honor of Richard G. Lugar

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November 18, 2019
Young Hosts Ceremony for Navy Ship Naming in Honor of Richard G. Lugar

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) Monday hosted a ceremony with U.S. Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer announcing the Navy’s intent to name a guided-missile destroyer in honor of Senator Richard G. Lugar at the Indiana War Memorial in Indianapolis. The future warship will be named USS RICHARD G. LUGAR. Senator Young was joined by the Lugar family...
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LaPaz Woman Arrested by County Police, OWI Almost Three Times Legal Limit

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November 18, 2019
LaPaz Woman Arrested by County Police, OWI Almost Three Times Legal Limit

Last Friday, County Police arrested a LaPaz woman for Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated with a BAC of 15% or more.  On November 15th, around 11:20 at night, Officer Ayala with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to the area of Michigan and 1st Roads in LaPaz for a vehicle that was off...
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HEALTH DEPARTMENT LAUNCHES TEEN ANTI-VAPING MEDIA CAMPAIGN

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November 18, 2019
HEALTH DEPARTMENT LAUNCHES TEEN ANTI-VAPING MEDIA CAMPAIGN

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) Monday launched a public awareness campaign to educate youths about the dangers of e-cigarettes, or “vaping.” The “Behind the Haze” campaign is part of a $2 million effort announced by Governor Eric J. Holcomb and State Health Commissioner Kris Box, M.D., FACOG, to reduce vaping among Indiana...
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Treasurer Mitchell Touts Potential to Combat Student Debt

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November 18, 2019
Treasurer Mitchell Touts Potential to Combat Student Debt

Indiana Treasurer of State Kelly Mitchell Monday announced assets in the state’s tax-advantaged CollegeChoice 529 education savings plans have exceeded $5 billion, an increase of more than $2.1 billion since her tenure began in November 2014. During the same period, over 193,000 new accounts have been established and the average account balance has risen...
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CLASS ACT HOLDS Sing-A-Long at Miller’s

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November 18, 2019
CLASS ACT HOLDS Sing-A-Long at Miller’s

Class Act, the over 40 crowd from New Song Church visited Miller’s Assisted Living Facility on Saturday. They conducted a good, old – fashioned, hymn- sing with the residents.  Pastor Lowell Ott led the sing-a-long while Diana Burns accompanied on the piano. Other Class Act members present were:  Doni, Keith, Meghan, Darian, Jim, Pam,...
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Public Hearing for Hoham Drive Improvement Project

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November 17, 2019
Public Hearing for Hoham Drive Improvement Project

The City of Plymouth will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday November 19th for the Hoham Drive improvement project. The Hoham Drive improvement project is from North Michigan Street to 260 feet west of Western Avenue. The special public hearing will be held in the Commissioner’s meeting room on the second floor of the...
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Firearms Safety Course

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November 17, 2019
Firearms Safety Course

Marshall County Sheriff Matthew Hassel announced Friday that the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department will be providing firearms safety courses on Thursday December 5th.  Courses will start at 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm at the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department.  The courses are being provided by Certified Instructors from the Sheriff’s Department.  Those attending the courses...
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County Drainage Board & Commissioners to Meet Monday Morning

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November 17, 2019
County Drainage Board & Commissioners to Meet Monday Morning

The Marshall County Drainage Board and County Commissioners will meet Monday morning at 8:30 and 9:30 in the second floor meeting room of the County Building. The Drainage Board has a number of items on their agenda: an appointment to the Yellow River joint county board and an update on the KanKakee-Yellow River Basin....
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Commissioners to Hire New HR Administrator

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November 17, 2019
Commissioners to Hire New HR Administrator

Kevin Overmyer, President of the Marshall County Commissioners told the County Council last Wednesday that the commissioners are about ready to hire a new Human Resources Administrator. Overmyer told County Council members they had four applicants for the position that will be moved from the control of the County Auditor’s Office to being overseen...
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City Clerk Asks Board of Works to Review and Firm Up Guidelines on Micro Cells

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November 17, 2019
City Clerk Asks Board of Works to Review and Firm Up Guidelines on Micro Cells

Last week Plymouth Clerk Treasurer Janine Xaver spoke before the Board of Public Works and Safety asking members to review the regulations they set forth earlier this year pertaining to the possible installation of micro cells in the city. While City Engineer Rick Gaul had prepared stricter guidelines including placement, the board approved a...
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Holiday Open House at the Culver-Union Township Public Library

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November 17, 2019
Holiday Open House at the Culver-Union Township Public Library

The Culver-Union Township Public Library (CUTPL) will host a Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 7th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Santa will be visiting from 10:00 to noon and is excited to visit with the children.  Local musician Cynthia Boener will be at the library from noon until 1:30 p.m. as she...
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Young Joins Effort to Address Falling Rates of Entrepreneurship

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November 17, 2019
Young Joins Effort to Address Falling Rates of Entrepreneurship

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) Thursday cosponsored a bill that passed out of the Senate Commerce Committee, which would address the falling rate of entrepreneurship in America. The Enhancing Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century Act requires the U.S. Department of Commerce to study the underlying factors driving the current “startup slump,” a 40-year low in rates...
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AG Hill Advocates for Treatment Courts Serving America’s Veterans

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November 17, 2019
AG Hill Advocates for Treatment Courts Serving America’s Veterans

Attorney General Curtis Hill is urging Congress to pass the Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act of 2019, which would establish a Veteran Treatment Court Program in the U.S. Department of Justice. The program would offer financial and technical assistance to states, local communities and tribes that operate Veteran Treatment Courts, which are diversionary court...
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Miller’s Residents Enjoy the BLUES

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November 17, 2019
Miller’s Residents Enjoy the BLUES

Samuel Lozada of Mo Beat! Blues Band entertained recently at Miller’s Assisted Living Facility.  Samuel plays the harmonica as well as sings standard blues songs plus original songs that he writes. Samuel has a great rapport with his audience and they are always engaged throughout his concerts.  And they especially enjoy talking with him...
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Officer Finn Arrests Four for Meth, Syringe, Paraphernalia and Two for Theft

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November 17, 2019
Officer Finn Arrests Four for Meth, Syringe, Paraphernalia and Two for Theft

Officer David Finn with the Plymouth Police Department was dispatched to Walmart at 3 p.m. on Thursday, November 14th for a reported theft that had occurred. While en-route he located the suspected vehicle in the parking lot near Rue 21. After a brief investigation, 29 year old Angeleah Jackson of Niles Michigan was arrested for...
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Monterey Woman Arrested at LaPaz Gas Station for Meth, Syringe and on a Warrant

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November 17, 2019
Monterey Woman Arrested at LaPaz Gas Station for Meth, Syringe and on a Warrant

Early Friday morning, November 15th, Marshall County Police, along with LaPaz Fire and EMS were dispatched to the Speedway Gas Station in LaPaz for a female that was unresponsive. Officer Wozniak arrived on scene about 2 a.m. and located the female, 24 year old Kacey L. Cooper of Monterey.  She was showing signs of intoxication...
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