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Menominee Elementary Title I Event – Literacy Luau

June 5, 2014
Menominee Elementary Title I Event – Literacy Luau

On Tuesday, June 3rd, Menominee Elementary School in Plymouth held its spring Title 1 event, titled “Literacy Luau”.   Students were able to participate in several literacy themed activities, including participating in a Read-in, listening to a story from our librarian, Mrs. Roth, and playing literacy games.   Students were also able to complete...
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Camp Invention at Triton Elementary

June 5, 2014
Camp Invention at Triton Elementary

Camp Invention is underway at Triton Elementary School the week of June 2-6. Students in the “SuperGo” module were morphing a blueprint of a prototype vehicle that would navigate on land, in the water and by air. – They later designed their own motor-powered vehicle and collected and spent energy coins on their very...
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Donnelly, Coats Request Face-to-Face Briefing from VA Leadership

June 5, 2014
Donnelly, Coats Request Face-to-Face Briefing from VA Leadership

  Washington, D.C. –Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and Dan Coats (R-IN) sent a letter (today-Thursday) to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Acting Secretary Sloan Gibson requesting a face-to-face briefing from VA leadership about whether wait times were manipulated or scheduling concerns exist at Indiana VA health facilities.   Donnelly and Coats’ letter to Gibson...
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Single Family Home Permits on Record Setting Pace

June 4, 2014
Single Family Home Permits on Record Setting Pace

Permits for new homes are on the rise in Marshall County. This week County Building Inspector, Chuck DeWitt told the commissioners that 9 permits were issued in May for single family homes and so far this year they had issued 16 permits for homes.  Looking back in history he said in 2011 a total...
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Time-Line for Friday’s Loose Dog Call that Resulted in a Shooting

June 4, 2014
Time-Line for Friday’s Loose Dog Call that Resulted in a Shooting

When asked about written protocol for handling vicious dogs Plymouth Police Chief Dave Bacon says the Use of Force Policy for his department states, “A police officer may also discharge his weapon under the following circumstances – To destroy an animal that represents a threat to public safety or as a humanitarian measure where...
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May Jail Activity Report

June 4, 2014
May Jail Activity Report

  Marshall County Sheriff Tom Chamberlin released the May Jail Activity Report.  Last month there were a total of 147 jail bookings.  The sheriff’s department has the most at 61 with the Plymouth Police Department next with 30.  Bremen Police lodged 14 in the jail last month while Indiana State Police Troopers arrested 13. ...
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Plymouth School Board Combines Transportation & Maintenance Departments to Save $8,000

June 4, 2014
Plymouth School Board Combines Transportation & Maintenance Departments to Save $8,000

  The Plymouth School Board voted unanimously to reorganize the Transportation and Maintenance Departments for the corporation. According to Superintendent Daniel Tyree combining the two departments under one Director of Operations saves the school corporation some $8,000 per year. The current Director of Transportation, Rick Scott, will be retiring at the end of the...
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Plymouth Band to host 2nd annual “Zombie Chase 5K Run”

June 4, 2014
Plymouth Band to host 2nd annual “Zombie Chase 5K Run”

On Saturday, June 7th, the Plymouth HS Band will host the second annual “Zombie Chase 5K Run” through the trails of Centennial Park. This is no ordinary 5k event!  The goal of this race is not to win or have the fastest completion time.  The goal is to “survive” the race and escape nearly...
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Accepting Applications for Operation Round Up® Grant

June 4, 2014
Accepting Applications for Operation Round Up® Grant

The Operation Round Up® board of directors will be accepting grant applications until July, 1.  Those eligible to apply for funds include groups, or organizations located within the Marshall County REMC service territory. Grants are available for local volunteer fire departments, youth programs, 4-H, senior citizen programs and other community service projects. The funds...
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Garage Sale & Quilt Raffle for Relay For Life

June 4, 2014
Garage Sale & Quilt Raffle for Relay For Life

The local Relay for Life Team, Shirley’s Shufflers will be holding a Garage Sale this Thursday, June 5th from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on Friday, June 6th from 8 a.m. till 2 p.m. at 917 West Washington Street in Plymouth.   All proceeds from the Garage Sale will go to the Marshall...
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