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Einhorn Caucused into Polk Township Advisory Board Seat

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September 22, 2017
Einhorn Caucused into Polk Township Advisory Board Seat

Marshall County Republican Party Chairman Dave Holmes conducted a caucus Thursday night to fill a vacancy on the Polk Township Advisory Board. The position was vacated when former advisory board member Jerry Lamb was caucused into the trustee position on September 7th.  Lamb was selected for the position after former Trustee Lynn Stull dies...
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Petitions Against J-Turns Available to Sign in Plymouth

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September 22, 2017
Petitions Against J-Turns Available to Sign in Plymouth

While INDOT is pushing to install J-Turns on US 31 in Marshall County, the businesses, industries, citizens and town officials of Argos are opposed to the idea. To combat the state’s push to fix the intersection of US 31 at State Road 10 and Dewey Street a petition drive is currently underway.  While the...
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Jefferson Staff & Students Plan to Make a Splash After Meeting Fundraising Goal

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September 21, 2017
Jefferson Staff & Students Plan to Make a Splash After Meeting Fundraising Goal

Teachers at Jefferson Elementary School plan to make a splash on Friday! Students not only have the opportunity to witness their teacher’s plummet into a dunk tank, but it will be their aim that ultimately lands their teachers in the tank. Several Jefferson teachers have volunteered themselves to take the plunge, including principal Angie...
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County Commissioners Pass Zoning Amendment for Solar Energy Systems

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September 21, 2017
County Commissioners Pass Zoning Amendment for Solar Energy Systems

This week the Marshall County Commissioners adopted on all three readings an amendment to the county’s zoning ordinance pertaining to solar energy systems (SES) after there was no public comment. While solar was popular in the 80’s, it’s back in a bigger way and County Plan Director Ralph Booker wants to be sure the...
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Harris Arrested on Warrants, Additional Charge of Marijuana Possession

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September 21, 2017
Harris Arrested on Warrants, Additional Charge of Marijuana Possession

On Wednesday, September 20, at approximately 4:25 in the afternoon Patrolman Jonathan Bryant with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department  observe wanted subject 27 year old Tyler Harris of Plymouth at the BP gas station at Michigan and Jefferson Streets in Plymouth.   Officer Bryant took Harris in custody for an active felony warrant through...
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Judge Reduces Bond for Jame A. Irwin

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September 21, 2017
Judge Reduces Bond for Jame A. Irwin

Thursday morning Marshall County Superior Court I Judge Robert Bowen reduced the cash bond for James A. Irwin from $60,000 to $1,500 after a Bond Reduction hearing was held on Wednesday. Irwin has been held in the Marshall County Jail since August 24th when he was arrested by members of the Marshall County Drug...
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County to Reduce Speed on Hickory & Union Roads

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September 21, 2017
County to Reduce Speed on Hickory & Union Roads

The Marshall County Commissioners will reduce the speed in two areas of the county.  Ancilla College requested assistance with a crosswalk for the new Autism residential house on the college campus.  Determining that a flashing solar light would be too costly, it was suggested to reduce the speed limit in the area.  An amendment...
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Arrest Warrants Served in Marshall County on Wednesday

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September 21, 2017
Arrest Warrants Served in Marshall County on Wednesday

On Wednesday September 20, Officer Jonathan Bryant with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department served arrest warrants in Marshall County. At approximately 2:00 p.m. Micah Kunkle was located at Behavioral Health Care in Plymouth and was arrested and transported to Starke County for an outstanding Felony warrant. At approximately 3:00 p.m. while investigating a complaint at the Inwood...
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County Auction Set for October 27th

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September 21, 2017
County Auction Set for October 27th

Laurie Baker, Administrative Manager for the County Highway Department presented the County Commissioners with a proposal to conduct a Marshall County Governmental Auction from Darrell Ball from Ball Auction Service in Bourbon. The auction will consist of highway equipment, office furniture and office equipment. Baker noted that employees of the County Highway Department will...
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HEALTH OFFICIALS: TALK TO CHILDREN ABOUT MAKING HEALTHY CHOICES

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September 21, 2017
HEALTH OFFICIALS: TALK TO CHILDREN ABOUT MAKING HEALTHY CHOICES

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and state health officials are encouraging parents to talk with their children about healthy eating and physical activity. “Children who are obese are more likely to be obese as adults,” said Deputy State Health Commissioner Pam Pontones. “This can lead to lifelong physical and mental health problems, including...
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