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Sen. Head Promotes Student Safety in Schools

January 8, 2013
Sen. Head Promotes Student Safety in Schools

 01/09/13 State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) Tuesday announced new legislation aimed at protecting children and staff members in schools. Senate Bill 345 would require each school corporation, including charter schools, to develop a policy that reduces the use of physical restraint or seclusion when students become aggressive. “Over the summer, the General Assembly’s Autism...
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HOOSIERS ENCOURAGED TO REGISTER FOR 2013 GREAT CENTRAL U.S. SHAKEOUT

January 8, 2013
HOOSIERS ENCOURAGED TO REGISTER FOR 2013 GREAT CENTRAL U.S. SHAKEOUT

 01/09/13 The third Great Central United States ShakeOut is fast approaching. The Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) is encouraging all Hoosiers to register and participate in the annual earthquake drill on February 7. Among the nine states participating, Indiana has the most registrations with more than 227,000 as of Tuesday, January 8. Total...
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INFLUENZA HITTING EARLY AND HARD IN INDIANA

January 8, 2013
INFLUENZA HITTING EARLY AND HARD IN INDIANA

 01/09/13 Influenza-like illness is on the rise, according to the most recent weekly flu report from the Indiana State Department of Health. Indiana, along with many other states, is experiencing a high level of influenza-like activity early on this season, with seven deaths being reported since November. By comparison, no influenza-related deaths had been...
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Outdoor Indiana magazine features state’s toughest school

January 8, 2013
Outdoor Indiana magazine features state’s toughest school

  01/09/13 Outdoor Indiana magazine’s January-February issue takes you inside DNR’s Law Enforcement’s Recruit School. The school is a 16-week weeding-out process during which recruits undergo four weeks of military-style basic training and 12 weeks of field training with a supervising officer. Readers will find out what it takes to wear the green uniform...
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Plymouth School Board to Discuss Litigation Strategy

January 8, 2013
Plymouth School Board to Discuss Litigation Strategy

 01/08/13 The Plymouth School Board will begin 2013 with an organizational meeting on January 8 at7:00 p.m.The School Board meeting, along with a meeting of the Board of Finance and an Executive session, will be held at the Administration Board Room onBerkley St. As a part of the reorganization, the Board will elect officers...
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City Offers Conditional Employment to 3 for Police Positions

January 7, 2013
City Offers Conditional Employment to 3 for Police Positions

  01/08/13 Monday evening members of the Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety along with Police Chief Jim Cox interviewed three prospective candidates for city police officers.  During an executive session each candidate had a 20 minute interview with the board. A special public meeting was held about 7p.m. to offer conditional employment....
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New CASA Director Introduced at Commissioners Meeting

January 7, 2013
New CASA Director Introduced at Commissioners Meeting

  01/08/13 Monday morning the county commissioners were introduced to the executive Director of the local CASA program. Melody Kruder, former director said in her 33 plus years in education she became increasingly aware of challengers students were facing; students who came to school with unexplained marks and bruises, stories of domestic violence, kids...
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Wenzel’s Subdivision Request Tabled.

January 7, 2013
Wenzel’s Subdivision Request Tabled.

  01/08/13 Last week, members of the Plymouth Plan Commission ordered developer Del Wenzel of Wenzel Industries of Plymouth to provide an approved drainage plan for a proposed subdivision on State Road 17. Mr. Wenzel attempted to develop the 10 acre site on the south side of State Road 17 and directly north of...
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PHS Financial Aid Night Wednesday

January 7, 2013
PHS Financial Aid Night Wednesday

 01/08/13 The annual Plymouth High School Financial Aid Night will be held Wednesday, January 9th at 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria. As the costs of college, vocational and technical schools continue to increase, students and their parents are searching for ways to finance their education.  Therefore, Financial Aid Night is an important meeting...
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Watch for Potholes as Temperatures Rise

January 7, 2013
Watch for Potholes as Temperatures Rise

  01/08/12 Temperatures are forecasted to rise above freezing for Northern Indiana later this week, increasing the likelihood that potholes will form. When the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is not clearing snow, ice or storm debris, crews are focused on maintaining and preserving the state’s roads and bridges. Potholes begin when water seeps...
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