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Jody Grolich Smith New CEO at Marshall Starke Development Center

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February 2, 2016
Jody Grolich Smith New CEO at Marshall Starke Development Center

Mike Lintner, CEO and President of Marshall Starke Development Center made his annual update to the Marshall County Commissioners during their meeting Monday. Lintner announced his upcoming retirement and introduced Jody Grolich Smith who will assume the job of CEO and President on April 1st.  Smith was born and raised in Argos and has...
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Commissioners Approve System Upgrade for Interrogation Rooms at Jail

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February 2, 2016
Commissioners Approve System Upgrade for Interrogation Rooms at Jail

The interrogation room at the Marshall County Jail will get an upgrade and an additional one will be added following the unanimous approval of the County Commissioners to purchase an upgrade to the I-Record System. Monday Marshall County Sheriff Matt Hassel and Prosecutor Nelson Chipman presented a proposal to upgrade the recording system with...
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Plymouth H & R Block has second $1,000 Winner

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February 2, 2016
Plymouth H & R Block has second $1,000 Winner

H&R Block has put the “fun” back in refund season and Jennifer Cole of Culver joined the $1,000 club with Caleb Miller of Plymouth by being the two local winners of the H&R Block 1,000 win $1,000 Daily Sweepstakes. On Friday afternoon Jennifer Cole was presented with a giant check from H&R Block associate...
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County Museum Seeks Items Made in Marshall County, Donate or Loan

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February 2, 2016
County Museum Seeks Items Made in Marshall County, Donate or Loan

They have a small collection but would like to have more to enhance their Indiana Bicentennial display. They are actively seeking samples of items made by companies that are no longer in business. For instance: Gerber Enterprises, the Plymouth Box Factory, the Plymouth Barrel Factory, Weidner’s Pickle Factory, Plymouth Wagon Works, Ogden Manufacturing (Swivel...
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P-Town Posse to Perform at Dancing With The Stars

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February 2, 2016
P-Town Posse to Perform at Dancing With The Stars

The P-Town Posse will be participating in the 8th annual Dancing With the Stars fundraiser for the Marshall County Neighborhood Center this Saturday evening at the Swan Lake Resort. Posse members are Kelsey Flynn, Diane Hayden, Betsy Barron and Aimee Portteus who will dance to a Bruno Mars song. Kelsey Flynn is the Director...
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Precision Machining Students Earn Certifications

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February 2, 2016
Precision Machining Students Earn Certifications

Recently 11 students enrolled in the Precision Machining program at Plymouth High School received their National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) certification. Precision Machining is a fully functioning machine shop that is geared to provide high school juniors and seniors of the North Central Area Vocational Cooperative (NCAVC) entry level to advanced education machining. The program...
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AIC Comments on Road Funding

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February 2, 2016
AIC Comments on Road Funding

During the last week’s Association of Indiana Counties meeting in Indianapolis literature was passed out concerning Indiana Road Funding. In 2010, the American Society of Civil Engineers gave Indiana a D+ grade for its infrastructure. Currently 19 counties have conducted PASER rating of their roads and Marshall County is one of those counties.  Over...
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Sen. Head’s Bill to Strengthen Penalties for Child-Pornography Crimes Passes Senate

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February 2, 2016
Sen. Head’s Bill to Strengthen Penalties for  Child-Pornography Crimes Passes Senate

A bill authored by State Senator Randy Head (R-Logansport) to strengthen the penalties for people convicted of certain child exploitation and pornography crimes unanimously passed the full Senate Monday.   Senate Bill 14 would increase the offense of child exploitation, the technical term for producing child pornography, from a Level 5 felony to a Level...
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Plymouth Man Gathering Bottled Water for Flint Families

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February 2, 2016
Plymouth Man Gathering Bottled Water for Flint Families

One local father from Plymouth has taken up the challenge of collecting bottled water for the children and adults of Flint Michigan. Michael Simpson has been using social media and talking to local businesses in Plymouth and the surrounding areas hoping to get enough bottled water to fill a semi.  After watching the news...
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Governor Pence Joins Indiana Toll Road Concession Co. to Announce $200 Million Road Improvement Project

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February 2, 2016
Governor Pence Joins Indiana Toll Road Concession Co. to Announce $200 Million Road Improvement Project

Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence today joined the Indiana Toll Road Concession Co. (ITRCC) to announce that the ITRCC is commencing a $200 million, two-year road improvement project on the Indiana Toll Road that is expected to create hundreds of construction jobs in northern Indiana. “In Indiana, we’ve made great progress on our standing...
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